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Harissa at home, Sharon Crosbie

Forget socio-political analysis. If you want to gauge the extent of change in this country just look at the cookbooks, study the restaurant section of the Yellow Pages and think about what you’ve eaten during the past week. Was it…
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To kill like pets? Sharon Crosbie

Why Cats Paint: a theory of feline aesthetics Heather Busch and Burton Silver Weidenfeld and Nicolson, $34.95 ISBN 0 297 83351 0   Never mind the theory, for heaven’s sake, do cats need a reason? Do we need to know?…
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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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