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Atlantic Black

Atlantic Black is as psychologically troubling as his award-winning Black Rock White City.

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5 November 2017 Category: Books

Lincoln in the Bardo

American author George Saunders makes an ambitious debut as a novelist with this unique exploration of grief and denial.

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23 March 2017 Category: Books


Peter Carey's new book delves into hot button issues like hacktivism, detention centres and the Whitlam removal. But does he pull it off?

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24 November 2014 Category: Books

This House of Grief

Thuy On reviews Helen Garner's newest, much-awaited and highly controversial book, This House of Grief.

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30 September 2014 Category: Books

The Truth About the Harry Queb...

Melissa Cranenburgh reviews the much-hyped murder mystery from Swiss writer Joël Dicker.

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26 May 2014 Category: Books

The Goldfinch

Donna Tartt Just mention the name Donna Tartt and book lovers go all mistyeyed. Tartt’s superlatively good 1992 debut novel, The Secret History, was an instant success: a masterful work at ...

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10 January 2014 Category: Books


Margaret Atwood Oryx and Crake arrived in 2003,The Year of the Flood arrived in 2009, and now, a decade after Canadian writer Margaret Atwood published the first volume in this darkly ...

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13 September 2013 Category: Books

Australians All: A History of ...

Nadia Wheatley, illustrations by Ken Searle Learning history at school was often treated as a soporific exercise by the class, usually because it meant being asked to memorise endless dates and being ...

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19 July 2013 Category: Books

Levels of Life

Julian Barnes “You put together two things that have not been put together before. And the world is changed.” With that deceptively simple introduction, Julian Barnes launches his latest book, a ...

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30 April 2013 Category: Books

To Sell Is Human

Daniel H Pink In his new book, US author and journalist Daniel H Pink will have you believe that the act of selling is fundamentally human. You are a salesperson if ...

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13 March 2013 Category: Books