Leah Kaminsky

Jacinta Mulders reviews The Hollow Bones by Leah Kaminsky

Jacinta Mulders
25 March 2019

Leah Kaminsky’s novel The Hollow Bones focuses on Ernst Schäfer, a German who was sent to Tibet by Himmler in the late 1930s, outwardly to collect plant and animal specimens; s More

John Funder reviews 'We’re all going to die' by Leah Kaminsky

John Funder
28 February 2017

Good general practice is the cornerstone of a good healthcare system: Australia is blessed with both. Leah Kaminsky has been a Melbourne general practitioner for three decades and by her own explicit admission wrote We’re All Going to Die as a way to address her own fear of death. Her beloved mother was ‘the only leaf left dangling from her charred fami ... More

Naama Amram reviews 'The Waiting Room' by Leah Kaminsky

Naama Grey-Smith
18 December 2015

'Freg nisht dem royfe, freg dem khoyle – Don't ask the doctor, ask the patient,' my grandmother says in Yiddish, one of eight languages at her disposal, having grown up in Europe during World War II and migrated as a teenager to the multilingual melting pot of Israel. I smile and ask her for another gem. My grandmother obliges, this time with a juicy-soun ... More