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What We’re Reading in July

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.

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Book review: What Does Jeremy Think?

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 […]

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What We’re Reading in June

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 […]

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