One would think upon reading Crazy Rich Asians
that it is too shallow and stereotyped to be worthy of a recommended read. But that's the whole point. For those who know anything about Singapore, where the book is set, this book couldn't be closer to the truth - and there lies the humour and literary merit. Meanwhile, Kate has taken the high-brow road and recommends Tracking the Seven Sisters
by Margo Neale, explores the history and meaning of songlines, the Dreaming or creation tracks that criss-cross Australia.