Month: January 2016

Poetic insight to the world of autism

Cloudboy, by Siobhan Harvey (Otago University Press, RRP $25): Essential New Zealand Poems: Facing the Empty Page, selected by Siobhan Harvey, Harry Ricketts and James Norcliffe (Godwit, RRP $45): Siobhan Harvey is an internationally recognised poet who has been critically acclaimed through…

Laver a tennis great

Rod Laver: A Memoir, by Larry Writer with Rod Laver (Pan Macmillan Australia): Who would dare question tennis icon Roger Federer’s assessment of the greatest players of the sport in his time? Federer’s plumping for Laver as “the greatest champion our…