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Procrastination Corner: Editors’ Top Picks #8

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Every month the Tharunka editorial team compiles the best media we’ve been avoiding and/or complementing our studies with. Have fun! Books  Axel: I’ve been living for my hour of recreational reading each morning, and that has largely been because of Sabriel by Garth Nix (an Australian! scandal!), the first installment …

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Procrastination Corner: Editors’ Top Picks #7

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August 10 – August 24 Every fortnight the Tharunka editorial team compiles the best media we’ve been avoiding and/or complementing our studies with. Have fun! Books  Axel: I’m still on Moby Dick, I’m sorry to say. The mini textbook on the taxonomy of whales threw me off for a while …

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Procrastination Corner: Editors’ Top Picks #6

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Every fortnight the Tharunka editorial team compiles the best media we’ve been avoiding and/or complementing our studies with. Have fun! Books  Axel: I started Herman Melville’s Moby Dick expecting to just fill a space in my knowledge of the literary canon, and all the jokes about whales I never got, …

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Procrastination Corner: Editors’ Top Picks #5

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Every fortnight the Tharunka editorial team compiles the best media we’ve been avoiding and/or complementing our studies with. Have fun! Books  Axel: Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh (1930) is a massively fun – and quite brief – novel about pre-World War London socialities. Parties, hedonism, chaos, confusion, fashion, scandals, love, …

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Procrastination Corner: Editors’ Top Picks #4

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Every fortnight the Tharunka editorial team compiles the best media we’ve been avoiding and/or complementing our studies with. Have fun! Books  Axel: The Secret History by Donna Tartt (1992) is, if you’ll excuse a broadly Germanic swearword, a fucking phenomenal novel. It’s set at a fictional liberal arts university in …

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Procrastination Corner: Editor’s Top Picks #3

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Every fortnight the Tharunka editorial team compiles the best media we’ve been avoiding and/or complementing our studies with. Have fun! Books  Axel: Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo (2019) is a bobbydazzler. It’s a New Adult novel set at Yale University, but rather than just boring old fraternities and sororities there’s …

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