NonFiction

Andrew Relph: Not Drowning, Reading

Gillian Dooley
27 February 2012

Autobiography through books

Gillian Dooley

 

Not Drowning, Reading
by Andrew Relph
Fremantle Press, $24.95 pb, 184 pp, 9781921696800

 

‘Perhaps,’ Andrew Relph muses, ‘some people love reading but don’t require it.’ Relph is a psychot ... More

Robert Dessaix: As I Was Saying

Jane Goodall
27 February 2012

Grand illusion

Jane Goodall

 

AS I WAS SAYING: A COLLECTION OF MUSINGS
by Robert Dessaix
Vintage, $27.95 pb, 224 pp, 9781742753072

 

‘I’m sitting in my tower, cogitating.’ Well, Dessaix admits, it’s not a real tower, though he likes to think of ... More

Patrick Holland: Riding the Trains in Japan

William Heyward
22 February 2012

The outsider

William Heyward

 

Riding the Trains in Japan: Travels in the Sacred and Supermodern East
by Patrick Holland
Transit Lounge, $29.95 pb, 231 pp, 9781921924125

 

Patrick Holland makes his plans clear in the first sentence of Riding the Tr ... More