Dave Little

Dave Little works as a bookseller at Readings St Kilda and Readings at the State Library Victoria.


The Book of Dirt by Bram Presser

The opening chapter of Bram Presser’s debut novel about the Holocaust and how to make sense of it begins with some caution. Caution that could really apply to all literature of trauma. ‘This is a boo…

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Hold by Kirsten Tranter

Sitting on my desk, Kirsten Tranter’s latest book, Hold, looks a lot like my copy of her first book, The Legacy. It’s heavily post-it noted, dog-eared, and contains lengthy criticism in its margins. …

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Blackout by Sarah Hepola

Sarah Hepola’s debut book is a coming-of-age memoir that explores her relationship with booze as if the liquid were a troubled and confusing, on-again off-again partner. Through her rendering of drun…

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