Media & Articles with Tag - amanda blair book club

Book Review: The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald

Book Review: The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald

F Scott Fitzgerald brilliant captured the sense of disillusion in post-war America in his classic...

Posted 10/02/2012 Feature
Book Review: Things We Didn’t See Coming by Steve Amsterdam

Book Review: Things We Didn’t See Coming by Steve Amsterdam

Things We Didn’t See Coming is the first novel from Melbourne based writer, Steven Amsterdam. It...

Posted 10/02/2012 Feature
Book Review: Dog Boy by Eva Hornung

Book Review: Dog Boy by Eva Hornung

Abandoned in a big city at the onset of winter, a hungry four-year-old boy named Romochka follows a...

Posted 10/02/2012 Feature
Book Review: The Australian Ugliness by Robin Boyd

Book Review: The Australian Ugliness by Robin Boyd

This is a non-fiction classic, part of Text Publishing’s Australian classic launched in April 2012....

Posted 10/02/2012 Feature
Book Review: Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons

Book Review: Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons

Cold Comfort Farm is a comic novel by Stella Gibbons, published in 1932. It parodies the...

Posted 10/02/2012 Feature
Book Review: On The Road by Jack Kerouac

Book Review: On The Road by Jack Kerouac

The hotly anticipated film version of On the Road is expected to be in cinemas in the middle of...

Posted 10/02/2012 Feature
Book Review: The Watch Tower by Elizabeth Harrower

Book Review: The Watch Tower by Elizabeth Harrower

Text Publishing will be releasing a list of ‘forgotten’ Australian classics in April 2012 at a...

Posted 10/02/2012 Feature
Book Review: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Book Review: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

This literary classic is quite literally what it says it is; a single day in the life of a prisoner...

Posted 10/02/2012 Feature
Book Review: A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

Book Review: A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

A Confederacy of Dunces set the benchmark for all comedic novels following its publication in 1980....

Posted 10/02/2012 Feature
Book Review: A History of the World in 10 ½ Chapters

Book Review: A History of the World in 10 ½ Chapters

'A History of the World in 10 ½ Chapters’ by Julian Barnes is one of Amanda’s all-time-favourite...

Posted 07/02/2012 Feature
Book Review: Next to Love by Ellen Feldman

Book Review: Next to Love by Ellen Feldman

Babe, Grace and Millie have been best friends since their first day at their small town's only...

Posted 24/01/2012 Feature
Book Review: Salt Road by Jane Johnson

Book Review: Salt Road by Jane Johnson

Isabelle's archaeologist father dies leaving a puzzle: a mysterious African amulet. But what is it?...

Posted 24/01/2012 Feature
Book Review: Five Bells by Gail Jones

Book Review: Five Bells by Gail Jones

On a radiant day in Sydney, four people converge on Circular Quay, site of the iconic Opera House...

Posted 24/01/2012 Feature
Book Review: The Exotic Rissole by Tanveer Ahmed

Book Review: The Exotic Rissole by Tanveer Ahmed

‘I put some rissoles in sandwiches for you two. Dig in.’ Lynchy grabbed two and handed me one. We...

Posted 05/12/2011 Feature