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paul kelly biography traces his journey but not his work with young artists today

Paul Kelly biography traces his journey but not his work with young artists today

Picture: David Moir/AAP Review: Paul Kelly: The Man, the Music and Life in Between (Hatchette) Stuart Coupe’s new biography of Paul Kelly takes many known elements of Kelly’s story and rouses them again. Paul Kelly: The...
fiction, fact and hillary clinton: an american politics expert reads rodham

Fiction, fact and Hillary Clinton: an American politics expert reads Rodham

Picture: Library of Congress Curtis Sittenfeld has a knack of putting her readers in uncomfortable places in her fiction. In her short story Gender Studies she puts you in the middle of a hotel tryst between...
the last dance

The Last Dance

Slingshot back to time when the main things on a young mans mind were, Surf, Sun, Shielas and Sounds As members of the Baby Boomer generation start to move into the "older generation" more and...
with wit and tenderness, miles franklin winner melissa lucashenko writes back to the ‘whiteman’s world’

With wit and tenderness, Miles Franklin winner Melissa Lucashenko writes back to the ‘whiteman’s...

Melissa Lucashenko, winner of the 2019 Miles Franklin Award. Courtesy of the Miles Franklin/ Belinda Rolland Too Much Lip joins the other prizewinning volumes in Melissa Lucashenko’s trophy cabinet. Her first-ever novel, Steam Pigs (1997),...

Book review – Sangre: The Color of Dying by Carlos Colon

  About Sángre: The Color of Dying (Volume 1) Carlos Colón’s first published novel is the story of Nicky Negrón, a Puerto Rican salesman in New York City who is turned into foul-mouthed, urban vampire with...

Book review: The Esoteric Apprentice by Steven Chernikeeff

  About The Esoteric Apprentice Students of the Ageless Wisdom brought together for dynamic group work in Twelve Formation. This is their story…   A story of hope, frustration, and achievement.   This is the story of the Twelves Group and...

Book Review: A Greater God by Brian Stoddart

  About A Greater God (Superintendent Le Fanu Mysteries Book 4) Muslims are being murdered and communal tensions escalating as Superintendent Chris Le Fanu returns, reluctantly, to 1920s Madras from the Straits Settlements. He comes under fire,...

Book review: Esme’s Wish by Elizabeth Foster

 About Esme’s Wish  When fifteen-year-old Esme Silver objects at her  father’s wedding, her protest is dismissed as the  action of a stubborn, selfish teenager. Everyone else has accepted the loss of Esme’s mother, Ariane –...

Graeme Simsion’s The Rosie Result puts autism front and centre

In his new book The Rosie Result, author Graeme Simsion Graeme Simsion’s The Rosie Result puts autism front and centre.Rebecca Rocks Genetics Professor Don Tillman is having flashbacks. He’s remembering the time he spent...
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Ten great Australian beach reads set at the beach

The beach is a common setting for Australian novels, which often capture its darker side. boxer_bob/flickr Australians flock to the beach over the summer holidays: Bondi alone had 2.9 million visitors in 2017 – 2018. But...