Archive for September, 2017

On the bookshelves: October 2017

September 28, 2017
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New releases coming in October include a novel from C K Stead, a celebration of Kiwi cats and a new illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. FICTION: The Necessary Angel, by C K Stead: A novel that takes you to the heart of contemporary Paris and into a world of...

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Here’s my 2 cents worth …

September 27, 2017
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Here’s my 2 cents worth …

My first trip the America was a baffling experience when it came to the money: what’s up with those coins? The Aussie ones are bad enough, with the $2 coin being so much smaller than the $1, but the Americans have inflicted us with a 5c coin that’s bigger than the 10c, and terminology...

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REVIEW Killing Time

September 12, 2017
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REVIEW Killing Time

Dubai is known for its luxury and excess, but scratch the surface and you’ll find the glitzy tourist destination isn’t quite so bright and shiny. The laws in Dubai are much more strict than in the West, and the consequences of breaking those laws can be brutal, as author and musician Karl Williams found....

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