14 Brilliant Australian Books That Won Prizes in 2015

We recently asked our Facebook followers which Australian writers they knew and liked. The responses included many familiar names – Peter Carey, Kate Grenville and Tim Winton and others. While these are all, of course, very…

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In Defense of Not Rereading

Stuttgart Library by Lieven Van Melckebeke via Creative Commons A guest post by Maggie Libby Davis In a class a few semesters ago, our professor asked the timeless and, in my mind, answerless question: “What is…

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What Were We Reading 30 Years Ago? 1985′s 10 Bestselling Books

It’s time for our annual look back at the 1980s, to see whether the bestselling novels of the era have stood the test of time, or if they were starting to show their age (and their…

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The Art of Writerly Procrastination, or How I Write My Books While Appearing to Do Nothing

  Paddy O’Reilly is an Australian writer of fiction, non-fiction and screenplay. Her latest novel, The Wonders, is published in the United States this week by Washington Square Press. Here she shares an insight into her…

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Aerogramme Writers’ Studio’s Favourite Books of 2014

We asked some of our wonderful contributors what were the best books they read in 2014. Here are their responses: EMMANUEL IDUMA I’m on the final pages of Yvonne Owuor’s Dust, which has brought an excitement and a…

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