Search results for tag: The Slap

10 Australian books to read before you die – First Tuesday Book Club

The First Tuesday Bookclub on the ABC recently held a popular vote for the 10 Australian books to read before you die. We watched with bated breath as the list was released, and thought we’d share it with you it case you missed it. While there will be as much talk about the books not on the list as on it, it really is a great place to start with Australia novels. If there’s anything... Read more

by | December 5, 2012

The Slap, Christos Tsiolkas’ award-winning novel, is now a prime time ABC TV series

To smack or not to smack is the question that reverberates through the interconnected lives dissected in Christos Tsiolkas’ award-winning novel, now a prime time ABC TV series, starring Melissa George and Alex Dimitriades. At a suburban barbecue one afternoon, a man slaps an unruly boy. The boy is not his own. It’s a single act of violence, but the slap reverberates through the live... Read more

by | August 11, 2011

The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard C Morais

The Hundred-Foot Journey is about cultural differences and reconciliations (or sorts). As for the role of food in this book - suffice to say it just makes you want to get into the kitchen and turn out something special for those whom you love. Read more

by | August 14, 2010