Monthly Archive: December 2012

No merriness here: mosque puts fatwa on Christmas 0

No merriness here: mosque puts fatwa on Christmas

No merriness here: mosque puts fatwa on Christmas. It’s worth reading the SMH (actually Sun-Herald) article to get a sense of the tawdriness of the journalism and the mutual insensitivity shown by the Sheikh...

The Sydney Morning Herald Digital Edition: Choosing church at Christmas 0

The Sydney Morning Herald Digital Edition: Choosing church at Christmas

Love it! This article is from the December 22 issue of The Sydney Morning Herald Digital Edition. To subscribe for $4.50 a week, visit http://smh.com.au/digitaledition. OPINION Julia Baird There are still three good reasons...

Review: The Twelve 0

Review: The Twelve

The Twelve by Justin Cronin My rating: 5 of 5 stars Cronin’s trilogy continues to live up to the promise of the first volume. His radical appropriation of the best and worst features of...

Emily Dickinson: one voice that quietly nags 0

Emily Dickinson: one voice that quietly nags

I can never decide whether I really like Dickinson or whether I just appreciate her (and you will appreciate the difference). It nags me because so many others are passionate about her poetry and I...