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Fatherhood: Stories About Being a Dad

Fatherhood: Stories About Being a Dad by William McInnes (Hachette, 2018); audiobook read by William McInnes (W F Howes, 2018) McInnes reflects upon his own journey as a father but also, with the benefit of passing years, upon childhood experiences and his dad’s parenting. Discursive but always with purpose; wistful yet laugh-out-loud funny; McInnes is a natural storyteller (and narrator).…

A Man’s Got to Have a Hobby

A Man’s Got to Have a Hobby: Long Summers With My Dad by William McInnes (Hodder, 2006); abridged audiobook read by William McInnes (ABC Audio, 2015) What starts as a gentle memoir grows in McInnes’ telling (and especially his reading), becoming at once a character study and tribute to McInnes’ larger-than-life father, a nostalgic piece of Australiana, and a moving…