Classics and Literary Round-up: June 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: June 2019

And so we reach the middle of another year at the challenge, and things are progressing well here in Literary and Classics land, tracking, I’d say, pretty much around last year’s rate. June is a less dramatic month, awards-wise, but we did have a couple of...
Classics and Literary Round-up: May 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: May 2019

How quickly the year is marching on. I know we say it every year, but it’s true isn’t it!┬áMay is worth hurrying to, however, because it’s when the longlist for our most famous literary award, the Miles Franklin, is announced. I’ll discuss that...
Classics and Literary Round-up: April 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: April 2019

The Classics and Literary section of the challenge looks healthy at present with reviews pouring in – well, not literally of course, but this month and last we’ve seen enthusiastic responses to both new releases (not a new phenomenon!) and to books...
Classics and Literary Round-up:  March 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: March 2019

And now it’s autumn – here downunder anyhow, though not, I realise for our lovely Northern Hemisphere readers who are moving into Spring and then Summer! Lucky you! Still, autumn is a glorious season, and winter is good for cuddling up with a book so...
Classics and Literary Round-up:  February 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: February 2019

Truly it’s amazing how quickly the time flies, but let’s not dwell on that and get down to business, In February the longlist for the Stella Prize was announced, as was the shortlist for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.┬áCheck out the Awards section...