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Alison’s Picks October 2017

All Together Now – Gill Hornby The Woman on the Stairs – Bernhard Schlink Theft by Finding: Diaries Volume 1 – David Sedaris First Person – Richard Flanagan Advertisements

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Alison’s Picks – September 2017

Anything is Possible – Elizabeth Strout A Writing Life: Helen Garner and her work – Bernadette Brennan Lincoln in the Bardo – George Saunders A Few Days in the Country, and other stories – Elizabeth Harrower

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Alison’s Picks July 2017

The Restorer by Michael Sala Arthur and George by Julian Barnes Capital by John Lanchester The Taming of the Queen by Philippa Gregory

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Alison’s Picks June 2017

  By the Book by Ramona Koval At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen Midwinter by Fiona Melrose The Night Guest by Fiona MacFarlane

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Alison’s Picks April 2017

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout Transatlantic by Colum McCann The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith The Abundance (essays)  by Annie Dillard  

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Alison’s Picks March 2017

Nutshell by Ian McEwan. An unborn baby listens to all that goes on outside his watery world, and doesn’t like the sound of it one bit. Fantastic writing by McEwan. The Good Guy by Susan Beale.  Ted, a salesman, needs … Continue reading

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Alison’s picks – February 2017

The Better Son by Katherine Johnson. Tasmania, 1952: two boys explore in the karst country of Central Tasmania, and find a cave. It becomes their secret, their refuge – until, one day, only one of them returns home. The Woman … Continue reading

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