Comment on The Light of Amsterdam, by David Park #BookReview by Guy Savage
Sounds like my sort of read. The description on Amazon isn't appealing and sounds contrived by your review fleshes out the possibilities.
I like the sound of this one a lot, Lisa. Especially as it plays with the idea of biography and the like - since all we know about the people around us is so subjective and based on what people allow us to know, I wonder how truthful any biography is ever going to be? :)
Comment on Relatively Famous, by Roger Averill #BookReview by Michelle Scott Tucker
Am currently reading this one, and enjoying it very much. I'll meet Roger next week, at a 'First Chapters' event at Brunswick Bound, so am trying to formulate some half intelligent thoughts about biography. You've helped me with this great review!
Comment on The Light of Amsterdam, by David Park #BookReview by kimbofo
Was it my review of his latest book, Travelling in a Strange Land, that introduced you to him? You left a comment to say you’d reserved Light of Amsterdam at the library. Regardless, great to read your review. I should put together a Northern Irish reading list, shouldn’t I? Though I’m afraid most of them are about The Troubles...
Comment on Book launch: Relatively Famous, by Roger Averill, at Readings in Hawthorn by Relatively Famous, by Roger Averill #BookReview | ANZ LitLovers LitBlog
[…] is much else in this book: as foreshadowed by Tony Thompson at the book’s launch, as well as the exploration of celebrity, masculinity, fatherhood and the grief of divorce, there […]