Review: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

January 30, 2018 | Winner of the Booker 2017. Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders is published by Bloomsbury RRP$29.99 (available in all formats)

  It was a conversation George Saunders had with his wife’s cousin that inspired the award winning novel LINCOLN IN THE BARDO. Did he know that on the day Abraham Lincoln buried his son Willie, he returned to the crypt in Oak Hill Cemetery in Georgetown to hold his son once more? This ...

Review: The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff

March 12, 2016 | Penguin Random House RRP $16.00

Here is a delicate novel set in the 1920’s, that is about love and humanity in the face of extreme personal challenge. The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff, is the story of married couple, Einar and Greta Wegener. They are both painters, Einar the more successful of the two, and together they l...

Review: The Light on the Water by Olga Lorenzo

February 29, 2016 | RRP $29.99

  Inside the intriguing cover of this Women’s Weekly Great Read, The Light on the Water by Olga Lorenzo, is a beautifully written novel. It examines the disappearance of a little autistic girl, Aida, when on a bush walk with her mother. Recently divorced and trying to make sense of he...

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