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The Ask by Sam Lipsyte – fiction philanthropy?

I had wanted to read The Ask: A Novel because it has been promoted as a novel about a disgruntled development officer for a university – read – fundraiser/advancement worker. It had also been described as hilariously funny – but … Continue reading

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The Philanthropist by John Tesarsch

I had to read The Philanthropist by John Tesarsch simply because of the title. It is a very recent Australian piece of fiction, published by Sleepers, and set in Melbourne. The “philanthropist” of the title, is Charles Bradshaw, born into … Continue reading

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