Most mentioned this week

At the top of the most mentioned chart is Elliot Perlman’s The Street Sweeper (Vintage), a story that combines the civil rights struggle in the United States with the Nazi crimes against humanity in Europe. Susan Mitchell’s Tony Abbott: A Man’s Man (Scribe) was a hot topic this weekend. Mitchell’s book describes the Opposition Leader as a sore loser and as someone afflicted by ‘innate and deeply embedded sexism and misogyny’. Christos Tsiolkas’ The Slap (A&U), Alice Pung’s Her Father’s Daughter (Black Inc.) and Michael Kirby’s A Private Life: Fragments, Memories, Friends (A&U) also featured on the most mentioned chart–Media Extra.

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