Dealing with parental mental illness: The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling

The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling was one of my favourite books of 2019. It’s a Young Adult contemporary about Anna Chiu, a Chinese-Australian girl growing up in Ashfield, Sydney. She’s in Year 11 at school and trying to cope with average marks, her snarky scholarship-winning sister, Lily, and …

A Novel Prescription: Eggshell Skull

My review of Bri Lee’s memoir, Eggshell Skull, was published in the Autumn issue of GPSpeak. Anyone curious about the complexities of taking sexual assault cases to trial will love Eggshell Skull. It’s also a very timely read in the face of the controversy surrounding Cardinal George Pell’s trial. I’ve …