> Skip to content

Stories of connection, courage and cuteness.

We’re separated by our interspecies peculiarities, but it doesn’t mean we can’t share experiences and find common ground with our animal friends. And every so often connections are formed between animals and humans that transcend our differences and live on in our hearts and minds. Here are some endearing, enduring and extraordinary stories about animals and us.

More Book Lists

ABR Fan Poll Winners Announced

Three Penguin Random House novels honoured among the Australian Book Review’s fan favourites.

Breaking the Shackles

Stories real and imagined about the moral cost of slavery, and its implications on humanity.

Summer Projects

Get active this holiday season with entertaining, educational, practical projects.

Bring the LOLs

Try to keep a straight face – we dare you.

Summer Lovin'

Treat yourself to a summer fling – of the novel kind, of course.

Understanding Us

Books that explain the myriad intricacies of what makes humans human.