From a Booker Prize-shortlisted novel set just after the American Civil War, to a gripping contemporary debut that takes place on an Australian campus. Here’s what our Balmain bookshop staff are reading this month.
From mouthwatering cauliflower recipes, to a new novel by the author of Breast and Eggs to a debut memoir about growing up in a migrant Egyptian Australian family. Here’s what our Balmain bookshop staff are reading this month.
Guest review by Nick Rowley Initially working with her husband in the year prior to his death, Suzanne Heywood has written a revealing, intensely human and affectionate biography of Britain’s leading public servant. More than a rounded picture of a brilliant man, it provides insights and lessons for anyone concerned with good policy and effective […]
A novel about friendship by Kazuo Ishiguro’s daughter; a book telling the wild, unlikely story of Charles Masson’s discovery of the lost city of Alexandria; and Michael Mohammed Ahmad’s brilliant final volume in his House of Adam trilogy. Here’s what our Balmain bookshop staff are reading this month. Bron is reading…The younger Ishiguro, cosy crime […]