Book review: Honestly

BOOK: Honestly
AUTHOR: Nikki Gemmell
PUBLISHER: 4th Estate (HarperCollins Publishers Aust)
RRP: $19.99

NIKKI Gemmell is an acclaimed author and a columnist for the Weekend Australian Magazine and this is a selection of her columns.

However it is much more - it is folklore.

You will delight in her controversial, forceful and sybaritic writings.

Topics that are so diverse will keep you enthralled.

To name a few: Impure Thoughts, Adults in the sin bin, The Last Taboo (about celibate relationships) and By royal command.

Also included are some new essays which show off Ms Gemmell's prose.

She is frank, insightful, entertaining, always deadly honest and a mother of four.

Topics:  book review

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Be the first to see controversial animated children's film

FURRY FRIENDS: Mopsy (Elizabeth Debicki), Flopsy (Margot Robbie), Benjamin, Bea (Rose Byrne), Peter Rabbit (James Corden) and Cottontail (Daisy Ridley) in Columbia Pictures' PETER RABBIT.

Advanced screening of Peter Rabbit in Lismore this weekend

Rosanna has designs on female taboo

Artist Rosanna Pimm uses 3500 porcelain tampons to created her large scale performance installation  Riots of Passage in The Quad  as part of The Lismore Women's Festival on International Women's Day. Laying down and de-constructing the mandala structure symbolises the impermanence of the menstrual cycle and an end to female inequality in the world.

Rosanna has designs on female taboo

Another win for city's calender

NO PROBLEM: Eat The Street.

Another win for city's calender

Local Partners