Anderson wins reviewer’s heart

Barbara Anderson’s latest novel, Change of Heart, warmly reviewed in the Times Literary Supplement: “With the authority of experience Anderson captures perfectly the foibles, prejudices, anxieties and joys of the kind of septuagenarian who announces, ‘We can keep cruises for when we’re old’ … Anderson’s greatest skill, however, is the creation of quirky characters … these are not stereotypes but people whose words and actions are rooted in their personalities and backgrounds.”


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Singing Shared Just How Marlon Williams Likes It

Singing Shared Just How Marlon Williams Likes It

Group singing has been central to New Zealander Marlon Williams’ life, journalist and author Jenny Valentish writes for The Guardian. He likens it to a spiritual practice, “without the theory or…