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Faith’ll fix it, Catharina Van Bohemen

faithsinger Rosie Scott Vintage, $24.95, ISBN 1869414667 “It’s a delightful reversal that I’ve become more radical as I’ve gotten older. I get so enraged by the kind of social injustice I feel”: Rosie Scott in an interview with Rob O’Neill…
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The haunt of guilty memory, Kim Worthington 

In Touch Janette Sinclair Secker and Warburg, $24.95, ISBN 790004011 Does This Make Sense to You? Renée Penguin, $24.95, ISBN 0 14024946X Rain  Kirsty Gunn Faber and Faber, $22.95, ISBN 0 571173004 The Strange Letter Z Debra Daley Penguin, $24.95,…
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A radical notion, Sharon Crosbie

Lives on Fire Rosie Scott, Sceptre New Zealand, $19.95 All the Nice Girls Barbara Anderson, Victoria University Press, $24.95 It had to happen, I guess. It seems just yesterday that we were standing in bookshops, spellbound at the sight of…
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Rampant Monetarism, Gillian Boddy

Feral City Rosie Scott, Reed, 1991, $24.95 Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;/ Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,/ The blood‑dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere/ The ceremony of innocence is drowned; (W B Yeats, The Second Coming)…
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