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Brydie Lee-Kennedy on her new novel, Go Lightly

Brydie Lee-Kennedy on her new novel, Go Lightly

BRYDIE LEE-KENNEDY is an Australian author and screenwriter. Her debut novel Go Lightly is a funny and warm ...
Myfanwy Jones on Cool Water and stories starting with places

Myfanwy Jones on Cool Water and stories starting with places

MYFANWY JONES is the Miles Franklin-shortlisted author of Leap. Her new novel, Cool Water tells the story of ...
Freya North on The Unfinished Business of Eadie Browne

Freya North on The Unfinished Business of Eadie Browne

FREYA NORTH is the bestselling author of 14 novels including my debut Sally, Pillow Talk and Little Wing. Good ...
Fiona Lowe talks with Good Reading about The Accident

Fiona Lowe talks with Good Reading about The Accident

FIONA LOWE has been a midwife, a sexual health counsellor and a family support worker; an ideal career for an ...
Homecoming – A Furphy Award Shortlisted

Homecoming – A Furphy Award Shortlisted

The Furphy Anthology 2023 is made up of 16 short stories from writers. Read on for an extract from 'Homecoming' by ...
Ties That Break with Mick Cummins

Ties That Break with Mick Cummins

MICK CUMMINS is a screenwriter and playwright whose works include, Window Without a View and Perfect Madness. His ...
Read an extract from Salt River Road

Read an extract from Salt River Road

MOLLY SCHMIDT was the winner of the 2022 City of Fremantle Hungerford Award for Salt River Road, a compelling ...
The In-Between by Christos Tsiolkas

The In-Between by Christos Tsiolkas

CHRISTOS TSIOLKAS is an award-winning and bestselling author whose works include Barracuda, Damascus and The Slap. ...
Retreating from the World with Charlotte Wood

Retreating from the World with Charlotte Wood

CHARLOTTE WOOD is the author of 10 books including the international bestseller, The Weekend and The Natural Way ...
Trent Dalton on ‘Lola in the Mirror’

Trent Dalton on ‘Lola in the Mirror’

TRENT DALTON is the award-winning author of Australia's favourite bestsellers Boy Swallows Universe, Love Stories ...
Playwright Suzie Miller on ‘Prima Facie’

Playwright Suzie Miller on ‘Prima Facie’

  SUZIE MILLER'S work has been produced around the world winning multiple prestigious awards, including the ...
Returning to Cook’s Basin with Susan Duncan

Returning to Cook’s Basin with Susan Duncan

SUSAN DUNCAN has had a 25-year career spanning radio, newspapers and magazines. After her brother and first ...
Extract – Sleepless in Stringybark Bay

Extract – Sleepless in Stringybark Bay

Susan Duncan is back with her new book, Sleepless in Stringybark Bay. Wrapped in the colourful culture of a ...
Read an Extract of ‘Everyone and Everything’

Read an Extract of ‘Everyone and Everything’

NADINE J COHEN's new debut novel  Everyone and Everything, might make you laugh, cry and call your sister. Here's ...
Bitter and Sweet by Amal Awad

Bitter and Sweet by Amal Awad

AMAL AWAD is a journalist, screenwriter and author whose novels include, Courting Samira and The Things We See in ...
Meditation on Love – Ann Patchett’s Tom Lake

Meditation on Love – Ann Patchett’s Tom Lake

ANN PATCHETT is the author of the bestselling novel The Dutch House which was longlisted for the 2020 Women’s ...
The Hummingbird Effect by Kate Mildenhall

The Hummingbird Effect by Kate Mildenhall

The Hummingbird Effect is a genre-bending novel which looks at four women connected across time and place by an ...
Q&A with Mark Brandi on Southern Aurora

Q&A with Mark Brandi on Southern Aurora

MARK BRANDI is a Dagger award-winning author and his new novel, Southern Aurora, has just landed. Good Reading ...
Rebecca Kuang’s Yellowface

Rebecca Kuang’s Yellowface

Some friendships are toxic, some actions become skewered on the sword of social media, and the publishing world is ...
The Wind Knows My Name by Isabel Allende

The Wind Knows My Name by Isabel Allende

Good Reading dips into the first paragraphs of new books to give you a taste of what’s to come.   A sense ...
What’s on Jo Baker’s bookshelf?

What’s on Jo Baker’s bookshelf?

JO BAKER is the acclaimed author of seven previous novels which include The Sunday Times bestselling book, ...

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