New contemporary fiction books
2020 marks Monica McInerney’s 20th year as a published author. Here she offers 20 memories and observations on her writing career.
Your reading group will adore this family drama from much-loved author Monica McInerney.
Monica McInerney on the family secrets, overseas trips and strange times that shaped her heartwarming new novel.
Gather your book club and get ready to gossip about the inhabitants of Spinifex.
Explore themes of surrogacy, consequences and the redemptive power of love with your reading group.
Gather your book club and find out why everyone is talking about The Last Migration.
The Sister's Gift author on finding the 'emotional core' of her latest novel.
Charlotte McConaghy reveals how a quest to write about the natural world ultimately led to a climate change story.
We’re thrilled to share that Wiradjuri author Tara June Winch’s The Yield has won the 2020 Miles Franklin Literary Award.
The Bluffs author takes us deep into the Tasmanian wilderness.
Chew over some of life’s big questions with James Bradley’s timely thriller, Ghost Species.
We sat down with celebrated comic writer Kathy Lette to talk about throwing her knickers at Tom Jones, the time she met the Queen and more.
Tabitha Bird celebrates the magical healing powers of writing.
Leah Kaminsky reflects on researching German scientists and World Ice Theory for her novel, The Hollow Bones.
Star-crossed author Minnie Darke pens a letter to one of her literary heroes.
The Star-crossed author takes on our rapid-fire questions.
Award-winning memoirist Kate Richards discusses the genesis of her debut novel, Fusion.
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Amma is walking along the promenade of the waterway that bisects her city, a few early morning barges cruise slowly by to her left is the nautical-themed footbridge with its deck-like walkway and sailing mast pylons
Once upon a time there was a woman who discovered she had turned into the wrong person . . . That’s me, by the way.
The animals are dying. Soon we will be alone here.
Johnny Casey launched into a fit of energetic coughing – a bit of bread down the wrong way.