Jamisyn Gleeson

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Review — 28 Jan 2024

Your Utopia by Bora Chung & Anton Hur (trans.)

I didn’t think this was possible, but Bora Chung’s latest short-story collection, Your Utopia, is even better than her acclaimed Cursed Bunny. Though still steeped in the horrific…

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Review — 25 Sep 2023

Rouge: A Novel by Mona Awad

A modern fairytale meets cult meets critique of our obsession with looking young forever. Mona Awad’s latest novel follows skincare-obsessed Mirabelle as she returns to California for her mother’s funeral…

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Review — 31 Aug 2023

A Light in the Dark by Allee Richards

Iris loves musical theatre. She loves dissecting the words of plays, listening to a chorus belt out a number, and investigating the depths of even the most minor characters. There’s…

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Review — 3 Jul 2023

The Scope of Permissibility by Zeynab Gamieldien

In her debut novel, Zeynab Gamieldien’s characters navigate exams, friendships, families and religion within the Muslim Students’ Association (MSA) at their Sydney university. Sara is an honest (albeit blunt) friend…

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Review — 30 May 2023

Yellowface by Rebecca F Kuang

June Hayward has always wanted to be a writer, but she’s not so good at the whole coming up with her own ideas thing. Her friend Athena Liu, on the…

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