Sunday Territorian 4 Apr 2010
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www.sundayterritorian.com.au Sunday Territorian, Sunday, April 4, 2010 41 P U B : N T N E W S D A T E : 4 -A P R -2 0 1 0 P A G E : 4 1 C O L O R : C M Y K win winners win ONCE again, its time for the Sunday Territorian to stock your library. We have three books to win: Whip Smart by Melissa Febos, Never Look Away by Linwood Barclay and Ten Hail Marys by Kate Howarth. For a chance to win, cut out the picture of the cover and send it, with your contact name, address and daytime phone number to: BOOKS NAME (the book you want), c/Sunday Territorian, PO Box 1401, Darwin, 0801. Entries by last mail Thursday. Multiple entries permitted but no photocopies. Last weeks winners: Caroline Taylor of Winnellie (Original Sin), J Buncle of Parap (Dont Tell) and S Cardow of Palmerston (Betrayal) ANZACS dark day ANZAC Fury is the new book from Peter Thompson, the bestselling author of Pacific Fury. It tells the riveting story of how the legendary Anzac Corps was reformed in the heat of battle during World War II to fight a powerful and merciless foe. It celebrates the spirit of sacrifice, mateship, courage and endurance during the Anzacs darkest day. FOR your chance to win this great book, thanks to our friends at Angus and Robertson Darwin, cut out the picture of the book and send it, along with your name, address and daytime phone number, to Anzac Fury c/- Sunday Territorian, PO Box 1401, Darwin, NT 0801, by last mail on Thursday. Last weeks winner of Gallipoli was R. Fitzgerald of Nightcliff. top10 list 1 61 Hours Lee Child 2 The Girl Who Played With Fire Stieg Larsson 3 The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Stieg Larsson 4 The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo: Trilogy Stieg Larsson 5 The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson 6 Cloudstreet Tim Winton 7 Tuscan Rose Belinda Alexandra 8 Dear John Nicholas Sparks 9 Solar Ian McEwan 10 The Silent Sea Clive Cussler top 5 non-fiction 1 Eat, Pray, Love Elizabeth Gilbert 2 From Cancer to Wellness Kristine Matheson 3 AWW Slow Cooking Womens Weekly 4 Calorie, Fat and Carb Counter 2010 Allan Borushek 5 Antarctica Simon & Schuster top 5 childrens 1 Skulduggery Pleasant Derek Landy 2 Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Jeff Kinney 3 Twilight: A Graphic Novel Stephenie Meyer 4 Hourglass Claudia Gray 5 Dog Days: Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Jeff Kinney BOOK BITES MANHATTAN DREAMING Anita Heiss (Bantam, $32.95) KOORI writer Anita Heiss has carved out a niche as a lovely cheerful voice in chick-lit, down to earth and good fun. This new book takes her heroine, Lauren, an art curator at the National Aboriginal Gallery in Canberra, to a working stint in New York where she feels like shes living in a Sex And The City episode. Its a funny cultureclash tale about a wide-eyed Koori woman who has left behind her mob, her man, and taken on Manhattan. THE RICH MAN Charles Stewart (Storyboard, $27.95) WEST Australian journalist Charles Stewart set out to unravel his fathers life and unwittingly stumbled across the best story of his career. This book is his memoir about searching for the truth about an enigmatic man he never knew. What he discovered reads more like a Hollywood script than a family history. Stewarts account of unearthing the amazing truth about his father makes for a fascinating story. MAESTRO ON MISSION: James Ellroy delivers his customary staccato prose in the last volume of his Underworld USA trilogy Conspiracies thrive in burst of crime jive This fictional versionof recent American history is so over the top you will enjoy believing it By LOU ROBSON F EBRUARY 24, 1964. Five masked robbers hold up a security truck in a black neighbourhood in Los Angeles. Minutes later two of the robbers are killed, two escape and one is left for dead. Go forward a few years and black folk in need start getting emeralds in the mail. The jewels mystery is crucial to the plot of James Ellroys novel Bloods A Rover (Random House, RRP $32.95). It is the last volume in his Underworld USA trilogy (following on from the brutal American Tabloid, which was made into a film, and The Cold Six-Thousand). Its a mighty and macho tome. It finishes his trilogy of conspiracy theories drawn from the Kennedy and other early eras. Its told in the crime-meisters customary staccato prose with jive talk and redneck language. The jump-cut style is peopled by shoot-to-kill cops, FBI agents, black power mavericks and communist informers, with a sprinkling of voodoo, serious drugs and gratuitous violence. This fictional version of recent American history is so over the top you will enjoy believing it. Verdict: Magnificent
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