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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Embark on an epic journey with a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins, who is whisked away from his comfortable life by a company of dwarves and the wizard Gandalf. Their mission? To raid the treasure hoard guarded by the dangerous dragon, Smaug the Magnificent. But Bilbo's journey takes unexpected turns, as he stumbles upon a magic ring and a frightening creature known as Gollum. An adventure you won't soon forget.
It is a delightful and eminently readable book for all ages – source
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The Pickwick Papers
Get ready to embark on a rollicking adventure through pre-Victorian England with some of fiction's most unforgettable characters. This classic novel explores the impending changes to government, justice, and commercial life, all while following the exploits of the legendary Samuel Pickwick. With stunning illustrations by H.K. Browne "Phiz" and an insightful afterword by Ned Halley, this beautifully bound gift edition is the perfect addition to any book lover's collection.
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
Follow a teen girl and her yellow toy robot as they journey across a post-apocalyptic America, showcasing massive battle drones and discarded technological trash. This illustrated science fiction story, ideal for fans of Ready Player One and Black Mirror, dissects society’s escalating addiction to virtual-reality systems. Experience a world where civilization is breaking down in the late 1990s and dangers lurk at every turn, leading to an unforgettable conclusion.
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
Explore the rich and diverse flavors of Middle Eastern cuisine with over 500 mouth-watering recipes in this culinary masterpiece. From simple peasant dishes to lavish banquet delights, this book is a landmark in the field of cookery. Allow Claudia Roden to guide you through this unusual school of cookery with her clear and easy-to-follow directions. Discover a whole new world of taste with A Book of Middle Eastern Food.
@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