Here & There

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Often controversial, always well-written and never boring, AA Gill's essays which appear monthly in Australian Gourmet Traveller have won him a faithful Australian fan-base.

Not that Gill needed any more followers. Already his UK work as a reviewer in the Sunday Times and Vanity Fair has seen him become one of the country's foremost restaurant and travel critics.

In Here & There, a collection of selected pieces from Australian Gourmet Traveller, readers may revisit his writing as he reminisces about anywhere and everywhere from Ghana to Great Britain, Budapest to Bombay, and rails (amongst other things) against bad food, boredom and bothersome kiddies' parties.

AA Gill's work delivers never a dull moment, instead serving up dazzling prose, and insights into the two topics most people best love to learn and read about. His insights are a delight, and while you may not always agree with his opinions, you have to admire the way he couches them.

Here are sixty pieces you may have read once (or twice) over the past few years, but which you will be overjoyed to read once more.

Here & There, AA Gill, Hardie Grant Books, 2011, paperback.

- Sally Hammond

 

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