Tag Archives: ELizabeth Harrower

James Wood in the New Yorker discovers Elizabeth Harrower

Congratulations to Elizabeth Harrower for the wonderful feature on her work from James Wood in the New Yorker magazine this week. Here’s our conversation for The Monthly Book from October 2013. And below, my introduction to her wonderful novel The Catherine Wheel, just republished by Text in their Classics series. Playing with Fire by Ramona […]

Elizabeth Harrower’s The Catherine Wheel (now a Text Classic) – my introduction

Playing with Fire by Ramona Koval   One of the great pleasures of my reading life has been the relatively recent discovery of the work of Elizabeth Harrower. I was a child when she was first published, and by the time I was a serious reader she had stopped submitting her work for publication, aside […]

My video interview with writer Elizabeth Harrower

I’m so pleased to post my exclusive video interview with Australian novelist Elizabeth Harrower here. Her books The Watchtower and The Long Prospect are the subjects for July’s Monthly Book. This is the transcript: RAMONA KOVAL: Elizabeth Harrower, it is such a pleasure to be here with you in your lounge room, speaking with you […]