Welcome to the blog and web pages of Australian writer Andrea Goldsmith.
Andrea published her first novel, GRACIOUS LIVING, with Penguin in 1989. Then followed MODERN INTERIORS (Penguin, 1992), FACING THE MUSIC (Penguin 1994), UNDER THE KNIFE (Allen&Unwin, 1998), THE PROSPEROUS THIEF (Allen&Unwin, 2002), REUNION (4th Estate/HarperCollins, 2009). Her latest novel, THE MEMORY TRAP, was published by 4th Estate in in 2014.
In addition to her novels she writes articles and long essays. These include Homer and the Holocaust, Oliver Sacks: Anthropologist of Mind, Only Connect: Musings of an Australian Jew and many others. Home Triptych, published in the anthology Home Truths (edited by Carmel Bird), was written after the death of her partner, poet Dorothy Porter.
Her occasional blogs contain articles and speeches, together with additional ponderings from the wee hours.
Have a wander through this site. There’s information here about her novels and her life, as well as up-coming events.
THE MEMORY TRAP LINKS: