Book Review / apparently by Joanne Burns
By Beatriz Copello
“If Burns wrote music, I would say she does not miss a beat, whether she raises issues about the past or the present, she does with conviction, with vivid imagery and poignant comments.” – Beatriz Copello reviews apparently by Joanne Burns
Book Review / Horatio Squeak by Karen Foxlee
By Michelle Wanasundera
“Horatio Squeak is about giving unlikely friends a chance and being brave despite your fears. It’s not enough to listen to your true feelings — one needs to voice those thoughts, even if it is just a squeak!” – Michelle Wanasundera reviews Horatio Squeak by Karen Foxlee.
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