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REVIEWS

The Trombone Man: Tales of a Misogynist…a book review by Jasmin Albert

December 15, 2016 by  

Ron J. Hutter has written a provocative, entertaining and thoughtful novel that explores the problem of antisemitism in a very original way. [Read more]

The Toymaker…a book review by Nina Gallo

December 5, 2016 by  

We all bring certain expectations when we begin to read a novel. The nostalgic, pastel cover art and benign blurb on the back of Liam Pieper’s The Toymaker suggests that his book will fall neatly into the canon of Australian Holocaust literature, an unflinching story that explores the human capacity for evil, but settles eventually on the enduring triumph of the human spirit. [Read more]

Debunking Holocaust Denial Theories…a book review by Alan Gold

May 9, 2016 by  

Some books are ‘must-read’. Others are ‘should read’. And a lot are ‘toss away without reading so you don’t let the facts bother you.’ [Read more]

Monica Goldberg at the SWF

May 4, 2016 by  

Work by Sydney Jewish writer Monica Goldberg will feature in the Sydney Writers’ Festival later this month. [Read more]

Jewels and Ashes – A 25th Anniversary Edition: a book review by Alan Gold

April 25, 2016 by  

Virginia Woolf once said that every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works. Perhaps the finest example in Australia today of the elemental truth of Woolf’s words is in the body of work produced over the past quarter of a century by Arnold Zable. [Read more]

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