Good Reading Magazine – July 2018

The July issue of Good Reading magazine is ready for you to enjoy through Blue Mountains Library!

In this month’s edition:

  • The Nowhere Child – Split between present-day Melbourne and Kentucky in the early 90s, Christian White‘s debut thriller follows photographer Kimberly Leamy as she unravels the three-decade old cold case of a missing child. The twist? That missing girl is her. Good Reading asks the author about small-town southern America, Pentecostal snake handlers, and why the author thinks of readers of The Nowhere Child as orangutans. Full cover story here.
  • Journalist Emma Harcourt on her daring grandmother, who fled rural NSW in the 1920s to pursue a life of adventure in Shanghai, and how the story inspired her debut novel, The Shanghai Wife.  Read an interview with Emma.
  •  Author David Whish-Wilson has taken a break from his crime novels to write The Coves, a book about Australian gangs who dominated the streets of San Francisco before they were vilified and lynched by Americans. Full interview here.
  • In conversation with Melbourne crime writerAoife O’Clifford on her anticipated new novel Second Sight.
  • An extract from cattle farmer Richard Anderson’s new rural crime novel Retribution, about revenge, theft and a horse.
  • Catch a recipe from punk pastry chef Anna Polyviou’s Sweet Street.
  • Author of Waste NotErin Rhoads, provides practical information on how to minimise waste in our homes.
  • The Good Reading podcast is live! Listen now to our first two episodes now for free on Apple Podcasts and Soundcloud, and subscribe for future episodes!
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You can borrow Good Reading from the library or access it right here, right now, with your library card.

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