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Notes on a Scandal by Zoe Heller 2 Replies

This is a short and easy read, disturbing but fascinating, and I couldn't put it down. It is a chilling story of obsession that I would recommend.Continue

Started by Read, Review & Win in Fiction A-Z (General). Last reply by Jane R yesterday.

Dragon's Tail by Andrew Charlton

 An extract from the Quarterly Essay which explores the supercharged rise of China and considers Australia's future as the Chinese dragon stirs and shifts. Andrew Charlton shows that China's growth model is now reaching its limit and the world's most populous economy faces a challenging transition.A fascinating read.…Continue

Started by Read, Review & Win in Non-fiction yesterday.

Natural Curiosity : Unseen Art of the First Fleet by Louise Anemaat

A unique, beautifully presented book. The Derby Collection of watercolour drawings created in the 1790's is now held in the State Library of N.S.W. Europeans were fascinated by Australia's natural history : exotic birds, plants, fish and animals.  The drawings are wonderfully detailed and coloured, recorded for the first time in the…Continue

Started by Read, Review & Win in Historical yesterday.

Kitty's War : The remarkable wartime experiences of Kit McNaughton by Janet Butler

Army nurse, Sister Kit McNaughton, endured the horrors and hardships of the four years of World War 2.  Many experiences are revealed, quoted from Kit's diaries, and other sources.  They include comforting and caring for the troops in Egypt, Lemnos Island, France and…Continue

Started by Read, Review & Win in Biography Jul 21.

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Read, Review & Win this winter

Posted by Merilyn on July 2, 2014 at 13:07

Read, Review & Win Summer Reading Program 2014

Posted by Merilyn on December 10, 2013 at 14:30

The Luminaries wins Man Booker Prize 2013!

Posted by Merilyn on October 16, 2013 at 16:26

Booker Prize Longlist 2013 Announced

Posted by Merilyn on July 24, 2013 at 18:38


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