Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Ghost of Gonzo – My Colombian Death by Matthew (no relation to Hunter S) Thompson

The funky jacket graphic – a hand gripping a pistol juxtaposed with a downward-swimming fish (piranha?) – caught my eye in passing Basement Books’ remaindered True Crime line-up. Not that True Crime interests me, but the title did (and the … Continue reading

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Your voices in my head – losing one self at Sydney Writers’ Festival

My surrender to this year’s orgy of words and ideas began before I reached the main, harbourside venue, with an event at UNSW – Emma Forrest, LA-based British author of Your Voice In My Head, in conversation with public commentator … Continue reading

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