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Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon
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The Japanese Haiku by Kenneth Yasuda
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100 Tanka by 100 Poets of Australia & New Zealand by Amelia Fielden
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I stumbled upon this recent release searching for Tanka on the South Australian Library database. 100 Tanka… is published by local South Australian publisher Ginninderra Press, who I also note have been quite active in supporting a number of poets wi ...more
Harbour by John Ajvide Lindqvist
Harbour
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The back cover of my copy of Harbour touts Lindqvist as reminiscent of Stephen King at his best. Having read both of them (though not in great depth) I can see the similarities. Both present a cast of characters and spend a good deal of time engaging ...more
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Regulator by Benjamin Dodds
Regulator
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When people (and not just the students I teach) say they hate poetry, I usually try to get at the root cause. Saying you hate poetry is like saying you hate movies. Poetry is big, even in Australia I could be content in reading just what is published ...more
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The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi
The Water Knife
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I have enjoyed (if that’s the right word) Bacigalupi’s vision of the near future in his young adult works, Ship Breaker and The Drowned Cities. In The Water Knife, he returns to adult fiction and by adult I mean that the story is reasonably complicat ...more
The Lost Mask by Ashley Capes
The Lost Mask (The Bone Mask Trilogy #2)
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I was really delighted and surprised by Ashley Capes debut in the fantasy genre (see my review of Book 1). I felt that for a debut novel, City of Masks, showed considerable polish. I think Capes has backed up well with The Lost Mask, all of our favou ...more
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