The epic qualities of outwardly ordinary lives: By Nightfall and Michael Cunningham in Australia

By Nightfall, Michael Cunningham, HarperCollins (Aus pb, Aus ebook, US and Kindle, UK) Over the past few days I’ve been in the audience of four sessions featuring my favourite American author Michael Cunningham. Cunningham’s latest novel is By Nightfall. I've drafted a few posts on it since I read it, but was never able to adequately … Continue reading The epic qualities of outwardly ordinary lives: By Nightfall and Michael Cunningham in Australia

When they get it right – from book to film

to One of my favourites: to Oh, Virginia! And then something like: to What are your favourite book-to-film adaptations? I love all of the above because the films aren't necessarily 100% true to the plot and characters of the books, but are something wonderful on their own - maintaining something of the 'mood' of the … Continue reading When they get it right – from book to film