Alice Pung

Reading Australia: 'The Divine Wind' by Garry Disher

Alice Pung
06 December 2016

A generation living in peacetime is inclined to devalue the identity and place of soldiers. In Australia, active soldiers have been maligned as meddle More

Laura Elvery reviews 'Laurinda' by Alice Pung

Laura Elvery
30 March 2015

Lucy Lam is a studious pupil at a multicultural Melbourne Catholic school. Her mother minds the baby at home and sews high-end chain store clothing in the garage, while her father toils at a hazardous carpet factory. With dreams of following a different path, Lucy sits an exam for Laurinda, an exclusive ladies’ college, and is awarded the inaugural Equal Access sc ... More