Tagged with Lisa Hill

Figurehead by Patrick Allington

NEWS/RECOMMENDATIONS                                                  (Staff, 7-9, 10-12) Far too many Australians know too little about Asia.  This is not just my opinion, for while funding for government programs to increase engagement with Asia may wax and wane, all sides of politics have commissioned reports that show that most Australians know very little about the region’s history, geography, politics or economic importance to … Continue reading

The slap by Christos Tsiolkas

BOOK REVIEW                                                                                                                                                        (Staff)  The slap inspires lively discussions Yesterday a group of Whitefriars teachers enjoyed a lively discussion about Christos Tsiolkas’ book The slap. If we couldn’t agree about anything else, we agreed that the book sparks passionate debate and controversy. And if that’s the case, I say  – what a successful book!  If you … Continue reading