A quest to discover the secret to her parents' unhappiness has won author Nadia Wheatley a major literary award.
The writer and advocate talks her father Bob Hawke, and the other men who influenced her.
With an interest in her legacy, Petina Gappah speaks for people with rich inner lives but no voice.
A compelling account of the great writers on both sides of the Iron Curtain whose works helped change the course of the Cold War.
His new novel has attracted praise from the latest crime fiction stars but Garry Disher is an old hand.
Director Terri-ann White, who has led UWA Publishing for 13 years, as well as the jobs of the other staff, would be “surplus to requirements”, memo said.
Desert, hope, all, who, enter. Commas, like nuns, often travel in pairs.
The second volume of The Book of Dust trilogy makes several nods to real-life crises.
An honest and loving portrait of the late unconventional neurologist.
Three new works of Australian experimental poetry might be challenging to read, but can be oddly freeing.
Christian White again proves himself to be a master of the art of misdirection.
Treechangers can run, but they can't hide.
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The celebrated author's latest offering is a collection of journal entries being made public no matter how embarrassed she is of her younger self's thoughts and actions.
YA author Kate DiCamillo has written a quiet, unvarnished book for children about a teen runaway.
Former Childrens Laureate Leigh Hobbs travels the country with Mr Chicken in his new book.
Under the intense scrutiny and stress of a book tour, Bri Lee struggled not to embody the things she hates.
Dikotter examines how the cult of personality, a term coined by Khrushchev in 1956 when denouncing Stalin, was manufactured in eight countries across the 20th century.
Elliot Perlman's first novel in eight years lacks the ambitious texture of his previous works.
The novelist returns to the story of Oliver and Elio, two decades after they separated after a passionate summer in Italy.
Farrow's account of how he covered the Harvey Weinstein scandal reveals how investigative journalism came to be derailed from within.
Judith Hoare's biography tells a fascinating tale about a trailblazer who helped millions face their fears.
More than two decades ago the musician made a promise to herself: she would one day share this story.
George R.R. Martin has made his priorities clear.
After a turbulent childhood and a rock star's life, Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has discovered the power of love and forgiveness.