Peta Jinnath Andersen is an expat Australian half-Indian woman with a Catholic mother, Muslim father, Atheist husband and undeclared baby. When not writing, she’s busy feeding her four addictions—books, chocolate, Daleks, & baby tickling. Find her on the web at *Insert Literary Blog Name Here*, follow her on Twitter, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, April 17 2011
Famous amongst orphaned Muslims -- teens and adults trying to find a place in a religion known for stringency -- Knight’s first book, The Taqwacores straddles the line between manifesto and coming of age novel.
Monday, September 20 2010
A rather welcome post-Buffy, anti-Twilight sense pervades this show, and there are strong parallels between Annie and True Blood’s Sookie Stackhouse.
Tuesday, February 8 2011
" [Elizabeth] Scott's book is an intense read, but it reflects the horrifying reality that abducted women face... I remember thinking when I first saw [these titles on the list] that they must have been included because the issues they dealt with were important women's issues and thus of particular interest to the feminist reader."
Monday, February 7 2011
Is a book removed from a list comparable to a book removed from a library shelf? This and other concerns are raised in this discussion about Bitch Media's removal of three YA novels from its published 'Best of' list.
Wednesday, January 12 2011
Marketing e-readers is about marketing the way we read, about marketing an experience. And that’s where Barnes & Noble could win.
Thursday, December 2 2010
Booker Prize winning author Salman Rushdie offers his thoughts on gods, mythology, and stories.
Monday, November 29 2010
Being Human Season Two - BBC [$49.98]