Book Review : Mala’s Cat

Book Review : Mala’s Cat

Mala’s Cat is an autobiography account of how Mala Kacenberg (nee Szorer) survived World War 2. Mala was born into a large observant Jewish family living in Tarnogrod, Poland. Her story begins three years before the war when wild hailstorms ruined crops in her area...
Book Review : Screw it let’s do it

Book Review : Screw it let’s do it

Screw it, let’s do it is part of the Quick Reads series and is a brief overview of Richard Branson’s life focussing more on life lessons. He wrote a fuller autobiography in 1998. Branson operates instinctively and makes decisions quickly. He’s prepared to take risks...
Book Review : Power and Glory Barty

Book Review : Power and Glory Barty

Power and Glory Barty was compiled by Ron Reed with contributions from Linda Pearce and Chris McLeod. Ron Reed is one of Australia’s most experienced and respected sportswriters and felt Ashleigh Barty’s rise from relative obscurity to the number 1 player in the world...
Book Review : The Giant with One Idea

Book Review : The Giant with One Idea

The Giant with One Idea is the biography of Thomas Clarkson. In 1785, Thomas was an ordained deacon preparing to become a vicar, when he won a Latin essay competition on the subject: “Is it right to make slaves of others against their will?” Thomas had decided to...
Book Review : Humility

Book Review : Humility

Humility begins with a brief biography of Andrew Murray including photos. He was born in South Africa in 1828 where his Scottish parents were missionaries. He became a great preacher, evangelist and writer. He was influential in the revival that occurred in South...
Book Review : Ships of Mercy

Book Review : Ships of Mercy

Don Stephens first dreamt of a ship that would be a floating hospital when he was nineteen. He envisioned a ship travelling to the poorest communities in Africa and performing lifesaving surgeries for free to those who couldn’t afford them. Fourteen years later, he...