Danielle Mirabella

Danielle Mirabella works as a bookseller at Readings Hawthorn.

Reviews

The Forest of Wool and Steel by Natsu Miyashita

Reviewed by Danielle Mirabella

As a bookseller, when a book is recommended by other booksellers, my interest is automatically piqued. The Forest of Wool and Steel by Natsu Miyashita has sold over a million copies in Japan, in 2016…

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Calypso by David Sedaris

Reviewed by Danielle Mirabella

‘LOL’ is an acronym I usually avoid, however, when reading David Sedaris it is apt. Calypso, the long-awaited new collection of twenty-one stories from one of the world’s most-loved humorists is an …

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M Train by Patti Smith

Reviewed by Danielle Mirabella

As a bookseller, not a week goes by where I am not asked the question, ‘What is your favourite book?’ Invariably, my answer is Patti Smith’s memoir Just Kids.

Just Kids is Smith’s deeply affecting l…

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Italian Ways by Tim Parks

Reviewed by Danielle Mirabella

There is often a level of trepidation when approaching a travel memoir – what new truth or epiphany is going to be revealed this time? Happily, in the hands of Tim Parks, Italian Ways doesn’t rely on…

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