STANDING DOWN AND SELLING OUT

2022-02-01T11:28:18+11:0031 January 2022|Categories: Review|Tags: , , |

TRAITOR KING - THE SCANDALOUS EXILE OF THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF WINDSOR By Andrew Lownie Bonnier Books UK 2021 ISBN: 978 1 78870 487 8 RRP: $32.99 (PB) Reviewed by Anne Henderson   In his Traitor King – The Scandalous Exile of The Duke and Duchess of Windsor, author Andrew Lownie quotes British writer [...]

LIGHT AND DARK – FRANCE AND THE FRENCH UNCOVERED

2022-02-01T11:37:34+11:0024 January 2022|Categories: Review|Tags: , , |

MISS DIOR A STORY OF COURAGE AND COUTURE By Justine Picardie Faber & Faber 2021 ISBN: 978 0 571 35652 2 RRP: $40 (HB) Reviewed by Anne Henderson   Justine Picardie opens her Miss Dior A Story of Courage and Couture with the words: “This is the story of a ghost who walked into my [...]

AN UNSENTIMENTAL JOURNEY

2022-02-01T11:42:36+11:0021 January 2022|Categories: Review|Tags: , , |

SINK OR SWIM A MEMOIR By Saxby Pridmore Austin Macauley Publishers 2021 ISBN: 9781528910811 RRP: $ 21.46 (PB) Reviewed by Anne Henderson   Sink or Swim A Memoir by Saxby Pridmore AM is at times an eccentric read. At other moments it is piercingly descriptive with sentences those of a poet – short, unexpected and [...]

FROM THE RIGHT, A LOOK AT THE LEFT

2022-02-01T11:42:44+11:0019 January 2022|Categories: Review|Tags: , , |

A LONG VIEW FROM THE LEFT  by Max Ogden Bad Apple Press, 2020 ASIN ‏ : ‎ B08LVBZZN5 RRP: $32.99 (pb) Reviewed by Keith Harvey   A Long View From The Left, subtitled: “From the CPA to the ALP, a lifetime of fighting for Australian workers’ rights by unionist and Communist Party of Australia (CPA) activist [...]

A QUEST FOR TRUTH AND JUSTICE

2022-02-01T13:16:02+11:0014 January 2022|Categories: Review|Tags: , , |

EAST WEST STREET – ON THE ORIGINS OF GENOCIDE AND CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY By Philippe Sands Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2017 ISBN: 9781474601917 RRP: $24.99 (PB) Reviewed by Anne Henderson   This is a monumental work that reads like a detective novel and impacts emotionally and intellectually with tsunami like effect. Readers who finish the book [...]

KEEPING THE LABOR FAITH

2022-02-01T11:42:55+11:0014 January 2022|Categories: Review|Tags: , , |

LABOR PEOPLE – THE STORIES OF SIX TRUE BELIEVERS by Chris Bowen Monash University Publishing 2021 ISBN: 9781922464729 RRP: $29.95 (pb) Reviewed by Keith Harvey   Who was the first federal deputy leader of the Australian Labor Party? If you know the answer to this question, you either have an exceptional knowledge of Australian political history, [...]

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