Thoughts on 2009 Miles Franklin Literary Award winner Breath, by Tim Winton

Breath, Tim Winton, Penguin, 9780143009580 (Aus, US) Breath is my first Tim Winton. Yes, I know. He's just not someone I had gotten to yet. And yes, I will read Cloudstreet, eventually. Last week, Breath was awarded our nation's most prestigious literary prize - the Miles Franklin Literary Award, which is for books that in … Continue reading Thoughts on 2009 Miles Franklin Literary Award winner Breath, by Tim Winton

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