Book Reviews

Rescuing Australia’s lost literary treasures

A new project is digitising some of Australia's most culturally important lost books, getting them into libraries and answering some important questions.


Together Apart: Life in Lockdown

Jude Van Daalen and Belinda Jackson's beautiful book illustrates pandemic life and explores Melbourne communities to find out how they navigated the world's strictest lockdown.


Films and books that changed your life

The other day on the radio an announcer asked the audience for the film that had changed their life – their ‘coming-of-age’ movie that had…


Win a copy of Noel Whittaker’s new book

Answer a simple question and you could be settling down to read Noel's latest book.


Places that inspired famous authors

For many of us, one of the greatest things about travel is seeing the places we’ve read about in our favourite books. Here are five places that inspired famous authors.


When a book makes millions

Paula Hawkins’ hit debut, The Girl On The Train, made her seriously rich – but what does she splurge on?

Book Reviews

Six great books for Father’s Day

When you’re stuck for a gift, a book is often the perfect solution. Here are some recommendations from the experts.

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Classic novels you always meant to read

Are you in need of a good book? Here are 10 classics that you absolutely should read if you haven’t already.


Why Harlan Coben has to write

The bestselling thriller writer talks to Hannah Stephenson about moving into TV territory, the joy of working in teams and why he has to write.


What to read this summer

Bookshop owner Corrie Perkin offers her summer reading tips – books that could make great gifts or maybe you’d like to add them to your wish list.


The top five grammar myths

Many teachers use a combination of white lies and habits to keep students’ writing focused, but many are not actually based on rules of the English language.


A precious gift for the grandkids

The grandkids deserve our unqualified love, patience, care, moral and behavioural guidance and lots of reading time – and I mean book time, not device time.

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