Book Review / #MeToo Stories from the Australian Movement
By Izabella Antoniou
“#MeToo Stories from the Australian movement is an excellent attempt in navigating what is often a vacuous and ever expansive topic, bringing to the forefront perspectives and writers that otherwise would be washed away in an abundance of hashtags and online vitriol.” – Izabella Antoniou reviews #MeToo Stories from the Australian movement, an anthology edited by Miriam Sved, Christie Nieman, Maggie Scott and Natalie Kon-yu.
Book Review / Unlike the Heart by Nicola Redhouse
By Myra Opdyke
“Unlike the Heart by Nicola Redhouse is a raw depiction of one woman’s struggle with postnatal depression and anxiety, her reliance on psychoanalysis, and her eventual exploration of various fields which seek to study and treat mental conditions.” – Myra Opdyke reviews Unlike the Heart by Nicola Redhouse.
Book Review / The River in the Sky by Clive James
By Tess Pearson
“It is at times dream-like, even hallucinatory, as though the words, etched out of cloud formations and therefore ever-shifting and dispersing, are the sprawled-out remains of neurons weary but still firing connections like glittering stars.” – Tess Pearson reviews The River in the Sky by Clive James
Book Review / The Time is Now, Monica Sparrow by Matt Howard
By Katrina Tite
“The Time is Now, Monica Sparrow is a bittersweet consideration of grief, forgiveness and renewal. At its core is a quiet celebration of the transformative power of relationships.” – Katrina Tite reviews The Time is Now, Monica Sparrow by Matt Howard.
Book Review / In the Bush I See by Kiara Honeychurch
By Michelle Wanasundera
“The text is simple, but aptly describes each of the eight Australian animals, making it a great read-aloud resource for parents, teachers, and librarians.” – Michelle Wanasundera reviews In the Bush I See by Kiara Honeychurch.