You are here
Home > Author: Nick Goldie (Page 2)

Book reviews

A day at the footie From the Outer, Ed. Nicole Hayes and Alicia Sometimes, (Black Inc 2016) Some of the best writing, and certainly some of the best photography, is hidden away on the sports pages. Hidden away, that is, if you are not a sports fan. If you are a sports

Insects: local heroes and local villains

Book Review by Nick Goldie Returning from a fire near Berridale, we noticed a line of dead gum trees along a boulder ridge. “It was the drought,” said the Captain. “Dieback”, said one of the crew. “There’s been a fire through there,” I asserted. Next day, Insects of South-Eastern Australia arrived in

Age should not wither them

Book Review by Nick Goldie Dear Life, Karen Hitchcock, Black Inc 2016 Readers of The Monthly will be familiar with the medical column written by Doctor Karen Hitchcock: wry, spare, hard-hitting. Her new book Dear Life is all of these and more. Dr Hitchcock has firm opinions about most things medical, and backs

Summer reading

12 of the best Australian books of 2105 A retrospective look by book reviewer Nick Goldie who writes: “twelve of the dozens of books which crossed my desk last year, all from smaller Australian publishers, and all worth reading.” Wild Boys, Helena Pastor, UQP. First time is learning, the second time is