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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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Review: Sea Fever, a Plague of Almosts

By Elizabeth Lewis (This review contains some spoilers) It’s an experience we might not be familiar with, but at its mention we instinctually feel a pang of dread. It’s the dread of being at sea for extended periods with the many phobias waiting to be ignited there, and the terror …

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