Other People's Favourite Books – Troy Martin on Tim Winton's Cloudstreet

Tell us a little about yourself and what you do. Hi, I'm Troy, a high school English teacher, frustrated writer, all round book nerd. Being an ‘English' teacher means more than grammar or literacy, but literature, blogs, picture books, websites, cultural studies and much more... I have been teaching in the NSW public education system … Continue reading Other People's Favourite Books – Troy Martin on Tim Winton's Cloudstreet

Other People's Favourite Books – Rosalie Skinner on Douglas Adams' Last Chance to See

Tell us a little about yourself and what you do. Hi, I'm Rosalie and I write speculative fiction. Writing is a passion that followed hot on the heels of reading avidly for too many years too count. For twenty years, I painted portraits and taught other artists how to approach painting portraits in oils, after … Continue reading Other People's Favourite Books – Rosalie Skinner on Douglas Adams' Last Chance to See

Other People's Favourite Books – Saxxon Blue on Haruki Murakami's Norwegian Wood

Tell us a little about yourself and what you do. I am a frustrated artist who works full time in a job that is killing me softly with its cash. What is one of your favourite books? Norwegian Wood. How do you describe this book when you recommend it to other people? Like self depreciation … Continue reading Other People's Favourite Books – Saxxon Blue on Haruki Murakami's Norwegian Wood

Other People's Favourite Books – Barry Simiana on Robert Heinlein's Tunnel in the Sky

Tell us a little about yourself and what you do. Hi. I'm Barry, and I run the writing group known as Nitewriters [in Miss LiteraryMinded's home town Coffs Harbour]. We've been around for almost ten years and we aim to get our members published. Personally, I write speculative fiction in the 'what if...' vein, but have been … Continue reading Other People's Favourite Books – Barry Simiana on Robert Heinlein's Tunnel in the Sky

Other People's Favourite Books – Chris Pash on Larry McMurty's Lonesome Dove

Tell us a little about yourself and what you do. I did the old-style traditional stint as a cadet journalist on a newspaper but most of my life has been spent doing hard news fast as a newswires reporter, correspondent, bureau chief and editor in charge. Tight 350 word news stories. In the mid 1990s … Continue reading Other People's Favourite Books – Chris Pash on Larry McMurty's Lonesome Dove