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Making friends with Mansfield, Ashlee Nelson

Mansfield and Me: A Graphic Memoir Sarah Laing Victoria University Press, $35.00, ISBN 9781776560691 The graphic form is in some ways a more complex undertaking than straightforward prose, for a graphic text must concern itself not only with the words…
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Short and not very sweet, Ashlee Nelson

ShameJoy Julie Hill Giant Sparrow, $25.00, ISBN 9780473284060 Mean Michael Botur Create Space, US$6.66, ISBN 9781491226650 Julie Hill’s ShameJoy is very much a mixed bag in terms of quality, with some stories incoherent messes and others poignant and perceptive. The…
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