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Shmutz by Felicia Berliner
Literature , Review / 13/01/2023

Pile by the Bed reviews Shmutz by Felicia Berliner, a novel about a young woman questioning her place and her life in the ultra-orthodox Jewish community of New York

A Brief Affair by Alex Miller
Literature , Review / 25/11/2022

Pile by the Bed reviews A Brief Affair, the fifteenth novel by twice Miles Franklin award winning Australian autho Alex Miller that asks deep questions about personal change and growth.

Clarke by Holly Throsby
Crime , Literature , Review / 24/11/2022

Pile by the Bed reviews Clarke by Holly Throsby, set in a regional Australian city which looks at the impact of a long running police investigation on the lives of two characters processing their own grief.

We Spread by Iain Reid
Literature , Review / 14/11/2022

Pile by the Bed reviews We Spread by Iain Reid, a surreal and disorienting narrative from the perspective of an ageing protagonist put in a strange old age home.

The Night Ship by Jess Kidd
Historical , Literature , Review / 23/08/2022

Pile by the Bed reviews The Night Ship by Jess Kidd – a story which connects the 17th Century voyage and wreck of the Batavia on the Abrolhos Islands and the crayfishing industry on those islands in the late 1980s through the lives of two children.