October 2016 Roundup: Classics and Literary

October 2016 Roundup: Classics and Literary

What news this month? The awards season is winding down but we still have a few to go. In October, for example, we had: the announcement of the¬†biennial Barbara Jefferis award, and it went to Peggy Frew’s Hope Farm which was shortlisted for a few awards this...
Jan – Feb 2016 Roundup – Non fiction

Jan – Feb 2016 Roundup – Non fiction

We have eased into the year this year, these first two months of 2016 with six titles reviewed so far in the non fiction category with reader and reviewer Jennifer Cameron-Smith submitting three reviews in her bid to be the first person this year to complete the...
July 2015 Roundup: Classics and Literary

July 2015 Roundup: Classics and Literary

What a cold July it’s been in most if not all of Australia, but certain events warmed the cockles of our hearts, such as the¬†announcement of the Nita Kibble and Dobbie Literary Awards. They are for “life writing” and the winners, as announced earlier...