Pierre Sutcliffe

Pierre Sutcliffe is a bookseller at Readings St Kilda.


The Matter of Everything by Suzie Sheehy

Despite being inpossession of so little scientific knowledge that the mysteries of the internal combustion engine still elude me, I found myself absorbed by this fascinating book. Suzie Sheehy is a p…

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Devil House by John Darnielle

John Darnielle is the singer and songwriter for the astonishing band, the Mountain Goats. Tremendously prolific, Darnielle has released more than 20 albums, and in my very humble opinion, is one the …

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The Voids by Ryan O’Connor

The narrator of this book is one of the last residents of a condemned apartment block in Glasgow. The local council has offered relocation money which has been accepted by most of his neighbours. As …

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Mother’s Boy by Patrick Gale

This beautiful novel opens with our protagonist, Charles Causley, working furiously onboard a Royal Navy ship in the control room, deciphering coded messages and relaying them to the captain of the s…

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Funkytown by Paul Kennedy

The title of Paul Kennedy’s memoir, ‘Funkytown’, is the name that Kennedy’s sister gives to Frankston, the large suburb next to their home in Seaford in bayside Melbourne. The ABC journalist grew up …

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The Magpie Wing by Max Easton

Max Easton is the creator of the brilliant podcast Barely Human, which explores the underground music scene and the musicians who fascinate him. (The episodes on Randy Newman, Poly Styrene and R.L. B…

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