Crime writer Garry Disher moves on from his Hal Challis series
Harvey bookworms were taken on a trip through some of historical fiction’s bestselling novels last week during a visit from author Anna Jacobs.
Her musings on being an invisible woman earned Ros Thomas a legion of fans. Now she’s stepping back into the spotlight with a novel about how we judge the past in the present.
The inspirations for Burial Rites author Hannah Kent’s third novel Devotion lie at least partly in the far more recent past.
John Woodhouse’s photography may have developed with the technological advancements of the art form, but what hasn’t changed is his passion for the beauty surrounding him, evident in new book Selected Works.
Transgender woman AJ Clementine has captivated millions with her candid online content and quest for LGBTQIA+ visibility
South African author Wilbur Smith, who penned 49 novels over a six-decade career, has passed away "unexpectedly" in Cape Town.
Sara Foster’s seventh novel The Hush’s focus on government control over reproductive rights speaks to times.
Cold Light, a series of nine short stories, culminated over several years from those ideas he has later “jotted down at home”.
Lynne McGranger has a bout of food poisoning to thank for snaring a role on Home and Away.
The haunting and inventive seventh novel by dual Miles Franklin award-winner Michelle de Kretser is a tale in two parts, comprised of a pair of novellas printed back-to-back.
How We Love is deeply personal, traversing the author’s life from childhood, through teenage crushes, losing her beloved mother to cancer and into the relationships that shaped her adult years.
Diana Reid has written what has become one of the buzziest Australian debuts of 2021.
‘Other people’s creative lives have always fascinated me,” writes Sydney author Charlotte Wood in the preface to her latest book.
Wild Abandon — the ambitious and exhilarating follow-up to Melbourne author Emily Bitto’s Stella Prize-winning debut The Strays — may put many readers in mind of Tiger King.
Harlem Shuffle, the latest novel by celebrated New York author Colson Whitehead, is a tricky one to categorise.
The 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature has been won by Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah.
Perth author Karen Herbert draws on memories of her upbringing in Geraldton in her debut novel, The River Mouth.
While the book details her passion for performing post-mortems that involve pickled brains and maggots, it also touches on surprising and strange encounters that death can bring.
Sally Rooney’s highly anticipated third novel is intimate and elusive
Osborne-Crowley is thoughtful about the ways her interview subjects’ encounters with trauma are inflected by the specifics of their individual identities and situations.
A decade after moving out of her university share house, Ruth McIver discovered the chilling feeling she felt each night she went to sleep wasn’t completely unfounded.
The bibliophile in me thrills in a moment of public recognition that books have the power to change lives and make us better people.
Mette handles her material with a light touch, imbuing her elegant prose with a contemplative air that’s complemented by playful flights of fancy.
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