Rebecca Crisp

Rebecca Crisp is a bookseller at Readings Carlton.


The Woman in the Purple Skirt by Natsuko Imamura & Lucy North

Not very much of consequence happens in this compelling but odd little novel – until it does, with a speed that knocks the reader off balance.

The story begins some way into our narrator’s obsession…

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Fault Lines by Emily Itami

Mizuki is a square peg in a round hole. Despite her efforts to break the mould, she finds herself cast as a Japanese housewife and mother of two. She loves her kids, but needs more from life than cra…

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