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  • December 4, 2017

    2017’s best summer reads

    Portable Curiosities made ABC Radio National’s list of 2017’s best summer reads. According to Ann Jones, presenter of RN’s Off Track: ‘I like a book that loosens my grip on reality and allows a little bit of magical realism to seep into the edges of my vision. Julie Koh’s collections of short stories Portable Curiosities […]

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    December 1, 2017

    abr 2017 book of the year

    A very nice surprise to discover that Portable Curiosities is one of the Australian Book Review‘s 2017 Books of the Year. According to Nicholas Jose, ‘Julie Koh’s Portable Curiosities (UQP, 8/16) is darkly comedic … combining formal inventiveness with a poker face in a particularly sharp collection of short stories. ‘The Three-Dimensional Yellow Man’ is surely a classic.’

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    November 24, 2017

    portable curiosities on radio nz

    An interview with Pip Adam on Radio NZ about the various ways we find out about books. In it, Pip mentions Portable Curiosities – a recommendation from writer and comedian Eamonn Marra.

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