I’d love to be a writer in England. It sounds as if they’re all amazinglyRead more
Everything is Illuminated, by Jonathan Safran Foer
Any old writer can turn a good story into a bad book, but can aRead more
Sun Tzu’s The Art of War
I don’t like history. I have enough problem trying to remember and understand the goingsRead more
Tomorrow, When The War Began (Part 1: the book)
The movie‘s just around the corner, and I just so happen to have a copyRead more
A short history of the world, by H.G. Wells
Take a look at this book (excuse my crappy photography skills – I’m working onRead more
The future? You’re living in it, baby!
Non-fiction books, especially science ones, have a terrible tendency to become dated very quickly, asRead more
High and mighty
I still clearly remember the day in high school English when my teacher decried theRead more
A particularly moving read
Purpose designed to be read on the bog, Trivia for the Toilet comes with aRead more
How language works, by David Crystal
Considering that I picked this up as a Penguin Classics edition from Borders for $10Read more
Despite the tragic early onset of Alzheimers, Unseen Academicals shows that popular fantasy author TerryRead more
Australians all let us… eat meat?
In the same tradition that saw Coca-Cola being associated with Christmas through their popularised imageRead more
What’s the catch?
Reviewing a literary classic is fraught with danger, if only because there’s bound to beRead more