Good Reading : April 2016
GOOD READING APRIL 2016 9 speaks for itself ’ – has no fewer than two verbs, which, when taken away as the author suggests, determines that the language may well speak, but it no longer makes sense. I wonder if Monsieur Thaler, knows how to say ‘hypocrite’ in French? Le Train de Nulle Part is not a book I’ll put [v: to move or place (anything) so as to get it into or out of some place or position] on my reading list. Janet Allen, Townsville QLD Dear Rowena I have not written to gr before, but as there has been so much conversation about romance novels I would like to recommend one I have just finished reading – Me Before Yo u by Jojo Moyes. It’s a book I’ll remember for a long time, and I’m telling friends about it. This is not the type of book that I would often read, but it was our book club book for February this year – and wow! What a way to start the year off! It’s a very readable book, beautifully wr itten and the blurb on the cover says it all: ‘Gorgeously romantic and partner-ignor ingly compulsive’. Gaie Hall, Ballina NSW Hi Rowena I have been buying gr on and off for a few years when I can find it at my local newsagency. I have now bought myself a year’s subscription. Iamareaderandliveinatownwithno bookshop. When I visit Sydney I usually stay at North Sydney, and one of the highlights of my trip is to visit the Blues Point Bookshop in McMahons Point. I read the article ‘Bookshop Bucket List’ (gr February 2016) and, not having seen any of those bookshops, I would love to add Blues Point Bookshop to that list. Wendy MacTaggart, Murwillumbah NSW YOUR SAY EDITOR & PUBLISHER • Rowena Morcom firstname.lastname@example.org DEPUTY EDITOR • Tim Graham email@example.com EDITORIAL & TEAM ASSISTANT • Angus Dalton firstname.lastname@example.org ONLINE RESOURCES MANAGER MANAGER • Bevan Rigato email@example.com ADVERTISING MANAGER • Beth Parton firstname.lastname@example.org FINANCIAL DIRECTOR • David Morcom ART DIRECTOR • Danielle Cairis WORK/LIFE BALANCE SUPERVISOR Baxter the dog email@example.com PROOFREADER • Russell Thomson, AE ACCOUNTS ENQUIRIES firstname.lastname@example.org SUBSCRIPTIONS email@example.com Good Reading Magazine 14/7 Rosebery Place, Balmain NSW AUSTRALIA 2041 Tel: (61 2) 8090 1051 Fax: (61 2) 9810 2488 goodreadingmagazine.com.au ISSN 1445-2839 Subscription rates Print only 12 months (11 issues) Australia $109.50 I New Zealand A$124.95 International A$205 Online only 12 months (11 issues, single user) $70 Print and online 12 months (11 issues, single user) Aust $133 | NZ A$155 | International A$230 PUBLISHED BY Good Reading Magazine Pty Ltd ABN 38 003 750 150 14/7 Rosebery Place, Balmain NSW Australia 2041 goodreadingmagazine.com.au Tel: (61 2) 8090 1051 Copyright ©2016 Good Reading Magazine Pty Ltd All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in any retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written consent of the publisher. The views expressed by contributors are not necessarily those of the publishers. Liability howsoever arising as a result of the use of, or reliance upon, any advice, representation, statement, advertisement, opinion or conclusion expressed in Good Reading is expressly disclaimed by the publishers and participants in its preparation. PRINTED BY Galloping Press DISTRIBUTED BY Network Distribution Phone 02 9282 8777 Good Reading uses Macquarie Dictionary.