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Top 5 Books 2020
Literature , Recommended , Review , Top Fives / 21/12/2020

A pre-apocalypse, the labyrinth, an Australian drought, the US gold rush from a new perspective and an ode to our relationship with trees form Pile by the Bed’s Top 5 reads for 2020, together with six just as interesting and engaging honourable mentions.

Honeybee by Craig Silvey
Literature , Review / 13/11/2020

Pile by the Bed reviews Honeybee by Australian Author Craig Silvey, another complex but compassionate coming of age story from the author of Jasper Jones.

Kokomo by Victoria Hannan
Literature , Review / 17/08/2020

Pile by the Bed reviews Kokomo by Victoria Hannan, the blistering and often raw debut that won the 2019 Victorian Premier’s Unpublished Manuscript Award.

Elly by Maike Wetzel
Literature , Review / 11/06/2020

Pile by the Bed reviews Elly by Maike Wetzel (translated from German by Lyn Marven) – a short, sharp, stark novel dealing with the aftermath of a child’s disapperance.