Archives for March 2013

Q & A with Ashley Hay about The Railway Man’s Wife

Character concerns: Ashley Hay on The Railwayman’s Wife Ashley Hay’s second novel, after The Body in the Clouds, follows the lives of several characters in a NSW coastal town, including a doctor returned from the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps, a former soldier who can no longer find the words for his poetry, and […]

The Railway Man’s Wife by Ashley Hay

This one of my favourite recent reads. I hardly ever give five stars to a book by the way. You can read my Q & A (first published by Bookseller+Publisher) with the author here. Set on the south coast of NSW in Thirroul in 1948, where D H Lawrence wrote Kangaroo, this stunning novel follows […]

International Women’s Day book giveaway – winners

Thank you to everyone who entered the IWD giveaway competition. The winners are: Alyce Rob Judith Brenda Amee I’ll be in touch via email to ask for your postal address so I can send you your book. Thanks also to everyone for your great recommendations; happy to see this wide range of genres being read. […]

Happy International Women’s Day! Book giveaway: Australian women writers

I wasn’t the only one holding my breath for the third, annual VIDA Count and was hoping it would bring good news but when it was released this week, I know many of us were depressed by the results. However, as it’s International Women’s Day, I’m celebrating by giving away some books (thank you Random […]

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