June 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

June 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

And so we reach the year’s half-way mark. How are you all going with the challenge? Are you meeting your goals? Falling behind? Or, wonder of wonders, ahead of the game? Any which way, we are happy that you are still here, reading Aussie women’s books and...
May 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

May 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

Hats off to all you challenge participants for keeping up your reviewing of Aussie women writers this year. Last year was a great one for the Classics and Literary area, and this year is proving to be the same. I love seeing all the reviews come through, and the...
April 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

April 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

With a third of the year gone – unbelievably, don’t you think – the awards shortlists and winner announcements are hotting up. There were a few in April, on which I’ll report below. First, though, my usual brief statistical summary. Amazing...
February 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

February 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

In February the literary year really got going with the announcement of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award winners and the longlist for our favourite award here, the Stella Prize. For details on these see the end of this post. Meanwhile, on with the...
January 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

January 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

Another year, another January round-up and I’m thrilled that this year has started as last year did – with a bumper crop of reviews. It makes my job harder – but in a good way, so do please keep me busy! As you’re probably aware, the awards...