Jason Steger Plenty of well-known writers and serial award winners are on the shortlists for the PM's literary awards.
Susan Wyndham Horses were the passion of Gillian Mears' life, a pounding physical love that she celebrated and mourned in her novel Foal's Bread. Now, because of her MS, her imagination has been forced to turn to her other animal love, the more conveniently sized cat.
Linda Morris Is this Australian teen book set to become the next Hunger Games movie blockbuster?
Alison Broinowski Michel Houellebecq must be drowning his anomie somewhere in Paris, wishing he had ended his novel with a bang, rather than a whimper.
Anna Creer Anna Creer delves into the world of fiction in translation.
Jason Steger Amazon gets a taste of its own medicine as punters start showrooming in its bookshop.
Ron Cerabona Literary news and events from in and around Canberra.
Louise Schwartzkoff Isobelle Carmody was 14 years old when she began writing The Obernewtyn Chronicles. Forty-three years later, the final book has arrived.
Ian Fraser Former park manager Bruce Gall weaves multiple threads into a lively account of his tour around Australia.