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“Johnno”, David Malouf

August 4th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Australian, biography, Literature, Queensland

Synopsis: Thinly veiled autobiographical account of David Malouf’s adolescence and early adulthood and his changing relationships with his eponymous best friend, Johnno and the town of his birth, Brisbane.  A must for all Queenslanders. My Take: I have a very warm spot in my heart for David Malouf. He’s the kind of writer that I […]

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“All Too Human: A Political Education”, George Stephanopoulos

July 13th, 2009 · Comments Off on “All Too Human: A Political Education”, George Stephanopoulos · biography, Politics

Synopsis: One time choir boy, Rhodes Scholar and Dukakis operative pens a first person account of the experience of being a senior staffer for the Clinton campaign and subsequently presidency. Honest, insightful and controversial. My Take: The best book ever written by a political insider. Odds are, that if you ask someone who has spent […]

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