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Posted on 9 Mar 2020 in Giveaways & Quizzes |

Autumn Giveaway #1

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Yes, autumn is with us, so let’s celebrate the season with these four fab books. To go in the draw to win all four, simply email editors@newtownreviewofbooks.com.au with ‘Autumn 1′ in the subject line and your name and address in the body of the email by midnight tonight, Monday 9 March 2020. As we cannot afford to post giveaway bundles overseas, entries from Australian residents only please.

Archie Roach Tell Me Why: The story of my life and my music

Few have lived as many lives as Archie Roach – stolen child, seeker, teenage alcoholic, lover, father, musical and lyrical genius, and leader – but it took him almost a lifetime to find out who he really was. Overcoming enormous odds to find his story and his people, Roach recounts his path to become the legendary singer-songwriter that he is today, beloved by fans worldwide.

Courtesy of Simon & Schuster

 

 

JP Pomare In the Clearing

In her review for NRB, Ashley Kalagian Blunt wrote: ‘JP Pomare’s second novel is a compelling and startling exploration of family, control and violence. Like Emma Cline’s The Girls, a novel loosely based on the Manson Family, In the Clearing takes its inspiration from The Family, an Australian cult… Pomare draws Freya’s and Amy’s narratives together masterfully in a series of unpredictable twists propelled forward by ever-mounting tension.’ Read the full review here.

Courtesy of Hachette Australia

 

 

Joshua Lobb The Flight of Birds

This debut collection is a novel in 12 stories, each of them compelled by an encounter between the human and animal worlds. The birds are variously free and wild, native and exotic, friendly and hostile. The stories examine what happens when the two worlds meet, and through these encounters they explore grief and loss, isolation and depression, the connections that sustain us and the possibility of transformation.

Courtesy of Sydney University Press

 

 

Anne Brinsden Wearing Paper Dresses

Anne Brinsden’s first novel describes how Elise, with her urbane 1950s glamour, is rudely transplanted to the pragmatic red soil of the Mallee when her husband returns to work the family farm. As their mother withdraws into herself, her spirited daughters, Marjorie and Ruby, are left to raise themselves as best they can. Until tragedy strikes, and Marjorie flees to the city, determined to leave her family behind …

Courtesy of Pan Macmillan

 

 

Remember, to go in the draw to win these four books, email editors@newtownreviewofbooks.com.au with ‘Autumn 1’ in the subject line and your name and address in the body of the email by midnight tonight, Monday 9 March 2020.