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Sincerely: reviewed (a book in which the famous write letters. Often to non-existent things. Meta!)

Sincerely: reviewed (a book in which the famous write letters. Often to non-existent things. Meta!)

Sincerely: reviewed (in which the famous write letters. Often to non-existent things. Meta!)…

All That I Am book review

All That I Am book review

About five chapters into All That I Am I came to the unnerving conclusion that there must be something wrong with me.…

Poor Man’s Wealth by Rod Usher

Poor Man’s Wealth by Rod Usher

Some ideas sound intriguing -- imagine a town full of narcoleptics! -- but can't sustain a full-length novel. Like this one.…

Beneath the Darkening Sky by Majok Tulba book review

Beneath the Darkening Sky by Majok Tulba book review

African child is taken from his village and beaten, brainwashed and trained to become a rebel warrior. But he thinks he can outsmart the rebels.…

Gideon Haigh On Warne book review

Gideon Haigh On Warne book review

I've always said that the only problem with Steve Waugh's 16,000-page autobiography, Out Of My Comfort Zone, is that it could have been a bit longer. The words of the greatest living Australian should be taught in schools, quite frankly.…

Blasphemy book review

Blasphemy book review

Not what you'd call an uplifting tome. In fact we're worried for Matt Campbell's mental wellbeing if he reads one more depressing work.…

Behind the Beautiful Forevers book review

Behind the Beautiful Forevers book review

If you’ve ever thought about giving up everything, moving to India and living in a slum to see what it feels like to be dirty, destitute and devilishly hungry, you’re clearly an idiot. Oh, and this book is for you.…

I Am The Secret Footballer book review

I Am The Secret Footballer book review

The Secret Footballer is not a book. Not really anyway. This book is a whodunit, a constantly unravelling real-life mystery for the CSI generation, and a brutally honest look at the life of modern Premier League footballers. …

The Black Box book review

The Black Box book review

Michael Connelly’s Harry Bosch is back, again, but it’s not about that indestructible bit of a plane, nor – sadly – the murder of the shitty Italian house group that sang Ride On Time in 1989. More’s the pity. …

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo book re-review

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo book re-review

Thanks to Girl with the Dragin Tattoo, Harsh Critic breaks new journalistic ground with the invention of the re-review, also called an embarrassing U-turn. …

The Twelve by Justin Cronin

The Twelve by Justin Cronin

Slumming former literature professor Justin Cronin's vampire doom horror novel The Passage drew rapt praise from lantern-faced pop icon Stephen King and big bucks from Hollywood. Too bad the sequel drops the ball.…

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

A business journalist loses his job, possibly for being boring, then gets involved in a murder investigation. Plus, rape! And tattoos. And an angry girl!…

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