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03 Oct '16

Island Subscribathon

Posted by Kate Harrison

Subscribe to Island before midnight on Monday 24 October 2016 and you will go into the running to win one of three copies of Island contributor, author and sociologist, Ruth Quibell's new book, The Promise of Things, published by Melbourne University Publishing.

In The Promise of Things, Ruth examines the strong connections we have with the inanimate things we own.  Part-memoir, part-sociological exploration, this thoughtful debut work invites us to consider the role that objects play in our lives. 

Subscribe here for an ongoing rolling subscription and here for a one-off or gift subscription. 

Winners will be notified on Wednesday 26 October 2016.