Good Reading : July 2015
GOOD READING JULY 2015 71 BOOKED UP BOOK RELEASES Black Sheep: The hidden benefits of being bad by Richard Stephens The Festival of Insignificance by Milan Kundera Himmler’s Cook by Franz-Olivier Giesbert Gun Baby Gun: A bloody journey into the world of the gun by Iain Overton China Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan On Brunswick Ground by Catherine de Saint Phalle The Invisible Woman: How to navigate the vintage years by Helen Walmsley-Johnson ISawaMan by Owen Sheers Not Your Usual Bushrangers by Peter Macinnis Getcha Rocks Off: Life and death on the rock ’n ’ roll road by Mick Wall My Street Food Kitchen by Jennifer Joyce Ophelia: Queen of Denmark by Jackie French ON THE GR WEBSITE SUBSCRIBE TO OUR E-NEWS! Sign up for our readers’ or librarians’ e-newsletters – or both – for exclusive competitions, offers reviews and more! NOTES FOR BOOKCLUBS The Fifth Gospel by Ian Caldwell The Truth and Other Lies by Sascha Arango Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood Q&AS Helen Macdonald, author of H is for Hawk, tells us how a childhood dream of becoming a falconer was realised when she started training a goshawk to distract her from crippling grief after her father died. Tom Denniss also stops by to give us some tips on how to circumnavigate the globe using nothing but your own two legs. He’s the record holder for the fastest run around the world and the author of The World at My Feet. 2015 Bask in the midwinter sunshine of a Queensland writers’ festival, read a fascinating exposé of gun culture and how it affects all of us, and find out how to navigate your vintage years with The Invisible Woman. Bask in the midwinter sunshine of a Queensland writers’ festival, read a fascinating exposé of gun culture and how it affects all of us, and find out how to navigate your vintage years with The Invisible Woman.