Monthly Archives: July 2011

Women with numbers destined for straightjackets, and feminism

Once again I’m busy with my forthcoming book Double Entry, this time proofreading the typeset pages. I’ve just noticed that my publisher Allen & Unwin has put up a page for it on their website here, so I’d better get on … Continue reading

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The Odyssey: fathers and sons, married love, and Odysseus, the original boat person

So I’ve finished copyediting my next book (hooray) and now I can get back to blogging about other people’s books. As promised, Homer’s Odyssey, the sequel to the Iliad, is next in line. The Odyssey picks up the story of the … Continue reading

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