Paddy O'Reilly

Books of the Year 2016

Sheila Fitzpatrick et al.
23 November 2016

Originally published in German, Albrecht Dümling’s The Vanished Musicians: Jewish refugees in Australia More

Books of the Year 2015

Robert Adamson et al.
23 November 2015

Jennifer Maiden's The Fox Petition: New Poems (Giramondo) conjures foxes 'whose eyes were ghosts with pity' and foxes of language that transform the world's headlines

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Debra Adelaide reviews 'Peripheral Vision' by Paddy O'Reilly

Debra Adelaide
29 July 2015

Just as there are ways of writing short story collections, there are also ways of reading them. I used to be a rummager, picking through collections, seeking out the title piece, dipping in here and there to ascertain the feel of the stories, then reading the book from start to finish. Conscious now of the architecture of collections, of the fact that the author has ... More

P.A. O'Reilly: The Fine Colour of Rust

Alice Robinson
21 March 2012

Rural grit

Alice Robinson

 

The Fine Colour of Rust
by P.A. O’Reilly
Blue Door, $29.99 pb, 248 pp, 9780007456390

 

Paddy O’Reilly’s début novel, The Factory (2005), was widely commended, and her collection of short fiction, The ... More