Madeleine Gray

Madeleine Gray

Madeleine Gray is a writer and critic from Sydney. She has written for the TLS, the BBC, Overland, Sydney Review of Books, The Monthly, and The Saturday Paper. She was a 2019 Sydney Review of Books Emerging Critics Fellow, a 2021 Walkley Pascall Prize for Arts Criticism finalist, and is a 2021 recipient of the Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund grant.

Madeleine Gray reviews 'Real Estate' by Deborah Levy

November 2021, no. 437 08 September 2021
Madeleine Gray reviews 'Real Estate' by Deborah Levy
Deborah Levy published the first volume in her ‘living autobiography’ trilogy, Things I Don’t Want to Know, in 2013. Five years later came The Cost of Living. Now we have the finale, Real Estate. Each book is an autobiographical interrogation of women’s middle age in which Levy ambivalently considers the place of the woman writer in the contemporary world. Things I Don’t Want to Know is ... (read more)