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Upulie Divisekera


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Upulie Pabasarie Divisekera is an Australian molecular biologist and science communicator. She is currently a doctoral student at Monash University and is the co-founder of Real Scientists, an outreach program that uses performance and writing to communicate science.
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The Pickwick Papers
Charles Dickens - Sep 13, 2016 (first published in 1837)
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In The Pickwick Papers we are introduced not just to one of the greatest writers in the English language but to some of fiction’s most endearing and memorable characters, starting with the ‘illustrious, immortal and colossal-minded’ Samuel Pickwick himself. It is a rollicking tour de force through an England on the brink of the Victorian era. Refor...
Upulie Divisekera
Nov 15, 2020
Pickwick Papers is my new favourite book. I’m crying with laughter which is awkward because I’m sitting in a cafe      source
The Electric State
Simon Stålenhag - Sep 25, 2018 (first published in 2017)
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A teen girl and her robot embark on a cross-country mission in this illustrated science fiction story, perfect for fans of Ready Player One and Black Mirror. In late 1997, a runaway teenager and her small yellow toy robot travel west through a strange American landscape where the ruins of gigantic battle drones litter the countryside, along with th...
Upulie Divisekera
Aug 11, 2019
Finally stumbled upon Simon Stålenhag’s book; after seeing his art featured in @Colossal years ago. There’s something so melancholy and moving about these images      source
A Book of Middle Eastern Food
Claudia Roden - Sep 01, 1972 (first published in 1968)
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More than 500 recipes from the subtle, spicy, varied cuisines of the Middle East, ranging from inexpensive but tasty peasant fare to elaborate banquet dishes."Mrs. Roden is an inspiring guide to a rather unusual school of cookery. Her recipes are mouth-watering and her directions clear and easy to follow. A Book of Middle Eastern Food is a landmark...
Upulie Divisekera
Jun 19, 2019
@trib I do have it already! I love reading it. And her book of Jewish cooking with its satisfying Ashkenazi recipes. Sadly they’re in Australia      source