What they’re reading …
Publisher and editor at PNG Attitude blog Can you nominate your best fiction and non-fiction titles this year?
Black Huntress: Seven Spears By Philip Fitzpatrick
God, My Country and Me By Iso Yawi
Anne-Sophie Hermann Founder and chair of Buk Bilong Pikinini What have you enjoyed reading this year? I have been enjoying The Hidden
Life of Trees – it is quite amazing how nature works! What’s the best children’s book that you have read this year? Here I have to be a bit biased. Buk bilong Pikinini has published a book called I Am Noah – This
Is My Story. It is a story about a young boy growing up deaf in PNG but thanks to the support from family and friends manages to get an education despite his daily challenges. It is a positive story aimed at getting the issue of disability and inclusion discussed in PNG classrooms.
Robert Upe Editor at Paradise magazine What’s your all-time favourite book about PNG?
Kira Salak’s 2004 Four Corners: A Journey Into the Heart of Papua
New Guinea is a ripping adventure story that chronicles her threemonth solo journey in PNG. Salak is credited as the first woman to traverse the country.