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A Writing Life: Helen Garner and Her Work
Bernadette Brennan, Text, April 2017, reviewed by David Gaunt

I don’t think there has been a more significant writer in my bookselling life than Helen Garner—Monkey Grip was published in 1977, the year I... Read more
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Body of work: Karen Andrews on ‘On the Many Shapes Bodies Will Take’

Karen Andrews’ poetry collection, On the Many Shapes Bodies Will Take (Miscellaneous Press, April), ‘tackles the course of a life with such tenderness and grace... Read more


System override: Elizabeth Tan on ‘Rubik’

Elizabeth Tan’s Rubik is a novel of interconnected short stories with plotlines that explore ‘a sprawling world of shady corporations, sentient memes and hackable bodies’. The... Read more



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