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In Defence of Sam De Brito

Posted in Reading with tags , , , , on February 25, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

In my last post, it may have appeared as if I attacked Sam De Brito. I described his novel The Lost Boys as a “mediocre horror story for women”. I then went on to say he was part of a new wave of Australian authors working to establish themselves with a predominantly female readership through a peculiar combination of obsequiousness and provocation. While I think both comments are true, he writes some terrific posts for his blog, All Men Are Liars. Continue reading


Posted in Journalism with tags , , , , , , , on December 26, 2010 by Jarrod Boyle


It’s hard to feel sympathy for footballers. Continue reading

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