Little Boy Lost by Marghanita Laski

Posted by Guy Pringle, 21st March 2012

This is one of those books that will take a while to sink in and the chances are my opinion is going to shift back and forth. Which is why it’s going to be such a good book to discuss at the French Readers Gathering in May.   There’s a distinct shift when the little French view...

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Please Look After Mother

Posted by Guy Pringle, 16th March 2012

As on of our featured books this issue it came as no surprise to hear that Kyung-sook Shin has become the first woman to win the Man Asian Literary Prize, Asia's most prestigious award for writers, for her novel. The South Korean novelist attended the black tie Prize Dinner at The Conrad Hotel in view...

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Adelaide writers week 2012 - Sue Harmer

Posted by Madelaine Smith, 13th March 2012

A blog post in the form of an email from my friend Sue attending Adelaide Writers' Week - send from her ipad   I'm in Adelaide for Writers Week. It's been a couple of years since I was last at this event and this year, it has had a makeover - new director, new committee, new configuration of view...

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