An evocative portrayal of queer life under oppression.
Best books I’ve read 2022
My favourite reads of the year.
Review: Desire by Jessie Cole
A delicate study of needs and desires.
Review: Water Music by Christine Balint
A delicate novella about the production of art.
Review: Against Disappearance (edited by Leah Jing McIntosh and Adolfo Aranjuez)
A challenging, demanding and exciting collection of nonfiction.
Review: Cold Enough For Snow by Jessica Au
A fine and exquisite novella about our most intimate relationships.
Review: Losing Face by George Haddad
A comin-of-age that troubles long after the final sentence.
Review: Homecoming by Elfie Shiosaki
A stunning reimagining of the archives to reveal the people within them.
Review: Passionate Friends by Sylvia Martin
A warm and erudite biography of love between to women in the early 20th century.
Review: Australiana by Yumna Kassab
An all-too-human portrayal of the people who live on the land.