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Kaliane Bradley on her debut novel The Ministry of Time

Kaliane Bradley on her debut novel The Ministry of Time

The Ministry of Time is an original and fun fusion of ideas from debut author KALIANE BRADLEY. We chatted with ...
Jenny Davis talks about Courage Be My Friend

Jenny Davis talks about Courage Be My Friend

JENNY DAVIS’s book Courage Be My Friend is a moving retelling of the story of Sister Vivian Bullwinkel, through ...
Candice Fox on her thriller, Devil’s Kitchen

Candice Fox on her thriller, Devil’s Kitchen

CANDICE FOX is an award-winning writer who has cemented herself as a leading voice in the crime genre. Her novels ...
Michael Connelly – The King of Crime is Coming

Michael Connelly – The King of Crime is Coming

He has been labelled as the ‘international king of crime’ in the program of the 2024 Sydney Writers Festival, and ...
The North Wind by TikTok sensation, Alexandria Warwick

The North Wind by TikTok sensation, Alexandria Warwick

The North Wind is a fantasy romance, inspired by Beauty and the Beast and the myth of Hades and Persephone, ...
Gavin Strawhan on the spark that inspired The Call

Gavin Strawhan on the spark that inspired The Call

GAVIN STRAWHAN is a New Zealand creator, writer, executive producer and show runner of many New Zealand and ...
Extract – One of Us is Missing by B M Carroll

Extract – One of Us is Missing by B M Carroll

Ber Carroll is the author of 11 novels including You Had It Coming which was shortlisted for the 2022 Ned Kelly ...
Extract – Gauguin and Polynesia by Nicholas Thomas

Extract – Gauguin and Polynesia by Nicholas Thomas

The Post-Impressionist artist and writer Paul Gauguin led an extraordinary, troubled and restlessly itinerant ...
From the Editor’s Desk in May 2024

From the Editor’s Desk in May 2024

I recently listened to a talkback radio program with author Sophie Scott on her e-book, Beat High Functioning ...
Bookshops to visit from Auld and New in Edinburgh

Bookshops to visit from Auld and New in Edinburgh

LUCY DODSWORTH is a UK-based travel writer and editor. In her book, Auld and New in Edinburgh, she offers a ...
The Internet of Animals by Martin Wikelski

The Internet of Animals by Martin Wikelski

In The Internet of Animals Martin Wikelski reveals intimate and delightful insights into the behaviour of animals, ...
Why We Photograph Animals by Huw Lewis-Jones

Why We Photograph Animals by Huw Lewis-Jones

Why We Photograph Animals by HUW LEWIS-JONES features the work of more than 100 photographers. It’s a spectacular ...
Extract – If Everyone Cared Enough by Margaret Tucker MBE

Extract – If Everyone Cared Enough by Margaret Tucker MBE

First Nations Peoples are advised this book contains depictions and names of deceased people, and content that may ...
Amy Barry on her fun romance, Kit McBride Gets a Wife

Amy Barry on her fun romance, Kit McBride Gets a Wife

If you're a fan of 'Bridgerton', then Amy Barry's funny historical romance, Kit McBride Gets a Wife, might just be ...
Julie Bennett on The Lost Letters of Rose Carey

Julie Bennett on The Lost Letters of Rose Carey

The Lost Letters of Rose Carey is a duel timeline historical romance which has been rated as a five star read by ...
Extract: The Players by Deborah Pike

Extract: The Players by Deborah Pike

Tim Minchin said of The Players by DEBORAH PIKE that ‘The players merge and diverge, make and break one another, ...
A winter recipe from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

A winter recipe from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Eating 30 plants a week may sound like a lot, but HUGH FEARNLEY-WHITTINGSTALL makes it easy in his new book, How ...
Opinion: Samuel Bernard on our thriving festivals

Opinion: Samuel Bernard on our thriving festivals

In our regular feature SAMUEL BERNARD offers an opinion on a range of literary topics. Want to join in the ...
Susannah Begbie on The Deed and building a coffin

Susannah Begbie on The Deed and building a coffin

SUSANNAH BEGBIE grew up in rural New South Wales on a sheep farm and is now a GP who has worked all over ...
Making Cookies from Baker Bleu by Mike Russell

Making Cookies from Baker Bleu by Mike Russell

Baker Bleu The Book by Mike Russell is a cookbook of sorts. At least, it has 70-plus delicious, inventive recipes ...
The Librarians of Rue de Picardie by Janet Skeslien Charles

The Librarians of Rue de Picardie by Janet Skeslien Charles

The Librarians of Rue de Picardie is an inspiring novel of courage based on the true story of Jessie Carson, the ...

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