Category: Literature In Review

[Book Review] 'Dayglo: The Poly Styrene Story' by Celeste Bell and Zoë Howe [Omnibus Press; 2019]

[Book Review] ‘Dayglo: The Poly Styrene Story’ by Celeste Bell and Zoë Howe [Omnibus Press; 2019]

From punk-rock rocket to Hare Krishna diva, the Poly Styrene story was a wild ride with a lithium-fuelled interlude. Oh ...
[Book Review] Casey Cep - 'Furious Hours' [William Heinemann: London; 2019]

[Book Review] Casey Cep – ‘Furious Hours’ [William Heinemann: London; 2019]

Ugh, mixed feelings. At the outset I want to say this is a good book. However it suffers from a ...
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[Book Review] Malala Yousafzai – ‘We Are Displaced’ [Weidenfeld & Nicolson; 2019]

Review by Cara Lennon Malala Yousafzai entered the public consciousness in a big way when she was attacked going to ...
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[Book Review] ‘Tales From The Inner City’ by Shaun Tan [Allen and Unwin]

Review by Cara Lennon Shaun Tan’s Tales from the Inner City is a collection of short stories about a people ...
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[Book Review] ‘Fire and Fury’ by Michael Wolff [Little, Brown; 2018]

Review by Cara Lennon Well. It’s hard to put a finger on why this book feels trashy, but it does ...
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[Book Review] Lily Allen – My Thoughts Exactly [Penguin Books Australia]

Review by Jessica Conway “Wow, I guess life happened to you didn’t it?” I thought telepathically to Lily Allen upon ...
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[Book Review] Michael Diamond & Adam Horovitz – ‘Beastie Boys Book’ [Faber and Faber; 2018]

Review by Cara Lennon ‘Tis the season to approach anything resembling a coffee table book with extreme prejudice. It’s a ...
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[Book Review] Cedar Valley by Holly Throsby [Allen and Unwin; 2018]

Review by Cara Lennon Holly Throsby writes crime fiction. Did you guys know that? Am I the last one to ...
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[Book Review] Severance by Ling Ma [Text Publishing; 2018]

Review by Cara Lennon Severance gives us the start and the end of the apocalypse simultaneously. A small band of ...
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There’s No Bones in Ice Cream by Sylvain Sylvain & Dave Thompson

Review by Cara Lennon Electric blues seared the '60s like the rising sun on an inner planet. For the generation ...