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Bram Presser

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Semi-reformed punk rocker, recovering academic, occasional criminal lawyer and one-time cartoon character, Bram Presser was born in Melbourne in 1976. He writes the blog Bait For Bookworms and is a founding member of Melbourne Jewish Book Week. His stories have appeared in Vice Magazine, The Sleepers Almanac, Best Australian Stories, Award Winning Australian Writing and Higher Arc. In 2011, Bram won The Age Short Story Award.

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The Book of Dirt

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Apocalyptic. Thomas Bernhard meets Krasznahorkai meets Tarantino meets a feminist fist in the face. I feel I need to go into rehab after reading this. If you can stomach it, it's one hell of a novel.
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For personal reasons this was a harrowing and often distressing read. And yet its beauty really shone through; so warm, so tender, so terribly human. Glass possesses a unique and profound sensibility, crafting raw and spare but absolutely essential g ...more
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Like taking too many drugs and passing out on the piss-soaked floor of a dingy punk club, watching the light refracting through the broken shards of an old, overhanging chandelier. Which, in case you're wondering, is a beautiful thing.
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I'm not entirely convinced by the ending, but this is otherwise a brilliantly subtle, sad and complex chain-of-voices family tragedy. Reminded me of a more tightly contained riff on one of my favourite novels of the last twenty years, The Fates Will ...more
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