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TRENT DALTON Lola in the Mirror. Reviewed by Michael Jongen

Posted on 17 Jan 2024 in Fiction |

Homelessness, a mother and daughter on the lam – Trent Dalton’s third novel sprinkles magic dust on Brisbane’s grim underbelly. I was bothered by Lola in the Mirror. I enjoyed Trent Dalton’s earlier novels Boy Swallows Universe and All Our...

LAVIE TIDHAR Adama. Reviewed by Robert Goodman

Posted on 16 Jan 2024 in Fiction | 1 comment

Lavie Tidhar’s new novel spans generations and embodies the ideals, contradictions and brutality within the establishment of the State of Israel. Lavie Tidhar is both incredibly prolific and remarkably eclectic. In the last couple of years alone he...

NRB readers’ favourite reviews of 2023

Posted on 19 Dec 2023 in Fiction, Non-Fiction |

Which of our reviews did you enjoy the most in 2023? We’ve checked the stats and the results are in: here are our top 10 reviews of the year. Is your favourite among them? Or one of your favourite books? Or just a few things you’d like...

Christmas 2023 Giveaway #3

Posted on 8 Dec 2023 in Giveaways & Quizzes |

Win books by Chris Hammer, Lucy Mushita, David Cohen and Elise Esther Hearst in our final Christmas giveaway for 2023. Be quick! It’s your last chance to win in this series of Christmas giveaways. To go in the draw to win all four of the...