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Posted on 1 Nov, 2017 in Giveaways & Quizzes | 0 comments

Spring 2017 Giveaway #9

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Four more great books to win in our bumper spring giveaways. To go in the draw simply email editors@newtownreviewofbooks.com.au with ‘SPRING #9’ in the subject line and your name and address in the body of the email by 6pm Thursday 2 November 2017. As we cannot afford to post giveaway bundles overseas, entries from Australian residents only, please.

Benjamin Law Quarterly Essay 67: Moral Panic 101: Equality, acceptance and the safe schools scandal

Are Australian schools safe? And if they’re not, what happens when kids are caught in a bleak collision between ill-equipped teachers and a confected scandal? Benjamin Law looks at the new face of homophobia in Australia and the long battle for equality and acceptance. Investigating bullying of the vulnerable young, he brings to light hidden worlds.

Courtesy of Black Inc

 

Philip Miller All the Galaxies

John Fallon is a disillusioned journalist working on a dying Glasgow newspaper. A future Scotland is in turmoil, broken into a number of autonomous city states. But Fallon has trouble closer to home: his son has gone missing. In another world a boy is wakened in the afterlife by his spirit guide, his beloved childhood dog, Kim. – See Robert Goodman’s review for  NRB.

Courtesy of Allen & Unwin

 

 

Terry Fewtrell George, Elise and a mandarin: Identity in early Australia

Emigration to Australia in the 1870s was a journey into the unknown. What lay ahead and the social and political contexts that confronted immigrants were part of the uncertainty. George and Elise Fewtrell were two such immigrants, bringing to Queensland different cultures and senses of identity. Eventually, together they ran a citrus orchard and created their own new mandarin. ‘Fewtrell has succeed in making his own family’s history universal.’ – Mark McKenna

Courtesy of Ginninderra Press

 

Veronica L Scott The Life and Death of Lily

High class call girl Lily Campbell is found dead in her apartment in an inner city suburb of Melbourne, and almost next door to the St Kilda Road police station. Detectives Vern Hoffman and Georgia McLennon are put in charge of the investigation of her murder and, after finding Lily’s diary, they learn about her life before and after becoming a prostitute. Politicians, underworld members and corrupt police have all been Lily’s clients.

Courtesy of the author

 

Remember, to go in the draw to win these four titles, simply email editors@newtownreviewofbooks.com.au with ‘SPRING #9’ in the subject line and your name and address in the body of the email by 6pm Thursday 2 November 2017.

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