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Issue Details: First known date: 2020... 2020 Gunk Baby
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'In Gunk Baby, we join Leen just as she opens an ear-cleaning and massage salon at the Topic Heights Shopping Complex. Soon she starts to notice increasingly odd behaviour around her, and also it seems that managers of other stores are being killed off. In nonstop prose, Gunk Baby takes aim at orientalism and the Zen movement, violence, fashion, and middle-class boredom.'

Source: Publisher's catalogue.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Brow Books , 2020 .
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      Extent: 260p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 May 2020
      ISBN: 9781925704273
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Weidenfeld and Nicolson ,
      2021 .
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      Extent: 240p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 8 July 2021.
      ISBN: 9781474620901, 1474620906
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Hachette Australia , 2021 .
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      Extent: 1v.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 28 April 2021.
      ISBN: 9780733646270 (pbk), 9780733646287 (ebk)

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Books Roundup: Car Crash, As Beautiful as Any Other, Flock, Gunk Baby Ellen Cregan , Sam Elkin , Alexander Te Pohe , Ting Huang , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: Kill Your Darlings [Online] , May 2021;

— Review of Car Crash : A Memoir Lech Blaine , 2021 single work autobiography ; As Beautiful As Any Other : A Memoir of My Body Kaya Wilson , 2021 single work autobiography ; Flock : First Nations Stories Then and Now 2021 anthology prose ; Gunk Baby Jamie Marina Lau , 2020 single work novel
Jamie Marina Lau, Gunk Baby Cher Tan , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 1-7 May 2021;

— Review of Gunk Baby Jamie Marina Lau , 2020 single work novel

'A “non-place”, as Marc Augé describes in his 1995 essay-turned-book Non-Places: Introduction to an Anthropology of Supermodernity, is a venue whose uniformity of design makes it indistinguishable from another, regardless of where you are in the world. One can think of shopping centres, supermarkets and airports as non-places, although more recently we can also include cafes, Airbnbs and social media profiles. In Augé’s view, a non-place is a “supermodernism” that has emerged out of globalisation, resulting in “places of memory” that are unbroken chains. These places become so familiar they eventually become socially estranging.' (Introduction)

Jamie Marina Lau, Gunk Baby Cher Tan , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 1-7 May 2021;

— Review of Gunk Baby Jamie Marina Lau , 2020 single work novel

'A “non-place”, as Marc Augé describes in his 1995 essay-turned-book Non-Places: Introduction to an Anthropology of Supermodernity, is a venue whose uniformity of design makes it indistinguishable from another, regardless of where you are in the world. One can think of shopping centres, supermarkets and airports as non-places, although more recently we can also include cafes, Airbnbs and social media profiles. In Augé’s view, a non-place is a “supermodernism” that has emerged out of globalisation, resulting in “places of memory” that are unbroken chains. These places become so familiar they eventually become socially estranging.' (Introduction)

Books Roundup: Car Crash, As Beautiful as Any Other, Flock, Gunk Baby Ellen Cregan , Sam Elkin , Alexander Te Pohe , Ting Huang , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: Kill Your Darlings [Online] , May 2021;

— Review of Car Crash : A Memoir Lech Blaine , 2021 single work autobiography ; As Beautiful As Any Other : A Memoir of My Body Kaya Wilson , 2021 single work autobiography ; Flock : First Nations Stories Then and Now 2021 anthology prose ; Gunk Baby Jamie Marina Lau , 2020 single work novel
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