REVIEW: Time to Fly by Michael Ellis and Russell Jackson

In brief: A predominantly pictorial look at the West Coast Eagles' season, which culminated in their fourth premiership in the Australian Football League (AFL). The good: Fun to study the pictures in detail. The not-so-good: The guys who didn't make it to the Grand Final. Why I chose it: I love the Eagles! Year: 2018... Continue Reading →


REVIEW: The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker

In brief: In an isolated college town, a strange sickness starts to take over. People are falling asleep and dreaming…without waking up. The good: The writing style – hazy and dreamy with moments of sharp clarity. The not-so-good: If you like to know why everything happens, you might be disappointed. Why I chose it: Sounded... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay

In brief: This is Adam's life as a junior doctor. Next to no sleep, unpaid overtime and missing family and friends. The good: It's also quite funny. The not-so-good: The ending is heartbreaking. Why I chose it: Enjoy a medical memoir. Year: 2017 Pages: 279 Publisher: Picador (Pan Macmillan) Setting: Hospitals of England I'm a... Continue Reading →

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