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Books March 07, 2015

Down to the River

[TOC:ul In this story] The central concern of S. J. Finn’s new novel is the devastating effects of paedophilia. Told from the point of view of a teenager and two local journalists covering the story, it follows the response among the residents of …

Books January 24, 2015


[TOC:ul In this story] On January 1, 1915, the only enemy action to take place on Australian soil during World War I erupted on the outskirts of Broken Hill. That morning, as a full train of open ore wagons departed for the annual Manchester Unity Independent …

Books October 25, 2014


[TOC:ul In this story] Ben Lerner’s debut novel, Leaving the Atocha Station, was a hilarious and affecting quasi-autobiographical portrait of self-loathing that also brimmed with sensitive, critical responses to art and literature.  To say …