George Munn

George Munn is a bookseller at Readings Hawthorn.


The Call of the Wild by Jack London

On re-reading The Call of the Wild, I was struck by how powerful and evocative Jack London’s prose is. At times, I could almost hear the freezing wind whistling by the window: a chill, as if snow was…

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The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel is Wes Anderson’s brilliant eighth feature film. It recounts the escapades of the marvellous Monsieur Gustave H. (Ralph Fiennes), concierge of the movie’s titular hotel in th…

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Comet in Moominland by Tove Jansson

How I wish I had been introduced to these stories as a child, but unfortunately for me, they were not widely known in Australia in the 90s.

The Moomins are a lovely, whimsical family created by Tove…

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