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Australian fiction attuned with the world we occupy.

Our island continent at the bottom of the world offers almost unimaginable diversity of landscapes and wildlife – rare, rich and worth protecting at all costs. But in the face of economic progress and a changing climate, what will become of our creatures and places? Here are some books for adults and children by Australian authors that tackle environmental themes, and some of the hottest topics of discussion today.

  • Blueback is an achingly beautiful story about family, belonging, and living a life in tune with the environment, from Tim Winton, one of Australia's best-loved authors.

  • From the author of Currawong Creek and Turtle Reef comes a heartwarming story of family, friendship and renewal.

  • An exquisite debut from a phenomenal new Australian talent, Marc Martin.

  • A provocative, urgent novel about time, family and how a changing planet might change our lives, from James Bradley, acclaimed author of The Resurrectionist and editor of The Penguin Book of the Ocean.

  • From the bestselling author of Billabong BendBrumby's Run and Currawong Creek comes a wonderful new novel set against the spectacular beauty of the far north coast.

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