Search results for tag: Freedom

Brendan Cowell, author of How It Feels, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Brendan Cowell author of How It Feels Ten Terrifying Questions ——————————— 1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled? Born in Sutherland Hospital August 16th, 1976 and named after the great Irish poet, IRA man and alcoholic Brendan... Read more

by | October 12, 2010

Reading Freedom by Jonathan Franzen (A review, of a kind by John Purcell)

I once read a book review written by Theodore Dreiser . The book he was reviewing was Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham. What I recall of that review, read many years ago, is that Dreiser had come clean, saying something like – it took Maugham 500 odd pages to convey all that is conveyed in the novel, and so much is, what hope have I of giving you an impression of such a novel in a ... Read more

by | September 21, 2010