#AusReadingMonth: The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood

This book has been on my list since it won the Stella Prize in 2016, and thanks to AusReading Month--hosted by Brona@BronasBooks--I finally read it. The Natural Way of Things was inspired by a documentary the author watched about The Hay Institution for Girls: ten women were taken there and brutalized for being the "ten … Continue reading #AusReadingMonth: The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood

The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View From the Future by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway

The title of this book is a mouthful for such a slim volume. But the message is huge. Anyone concerned about the state of our world, or, especially anyone who isn't, should read this book. It won't take long. This novella can most effectively be summed up using passages plucked from its pages: The set-up … Continue reading The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View From the Future by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway