Books

88 Lines about 44 Books

In honour of World Book Day, Emme Michelle writes an ode to 44 books that changed the world.

23 April 2016
Review: What the Light Hides

Mette Jakobsen’s second novel, What the Light Hides, is equal parts lovely, sensory, and frustrating.

1 April 2016
Review: Everywhere I Look

This book is great for any reader looking for short, sharp reads that are wonderfully written.

29 March 2016
Review: Our Magic Hour

Aubrey is a reserved protagonist who struggles to communicate her feelings, even to the reader.

22 March 2016
Review: How to Set a Fire and Why

Much of How to Set A Fire and Why has to do with Lucia’s initiation into a group of arsonists.

29 February 2016
The Future of Books

The future of books is a strange and scary place that most Arts students prefer not to think about.

25 February 2016
Review: Summer Skin

Reading Kirsty Eager’s Summer Skin is like having a drunken conversation with another girl in the bathroom of a nightclub.

20 January 2016
Melanie Basta and the Order of the Book

Confession time: The Guy, the Girl, the Artist and his Ex by Gabrielle Williams is the first YA book I’ve reviewed for this column that I have not previously read as a kid or a teenager.

19 August 2015
Book ‘Em Danno

How many of you know that the Baillieu has a Second Folio? Or a page from the Gutenberg Bible?

Melanie Basta and the Goblet of Books

There’s something oddly comforting about A Series of Unfortunate Events, despite the inherently depressing narrative.

3 July 2015
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