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2018 Publisher Picks

Nathan Hollier et al.
18 December 2018

To complement our ‘Books of the Year’ feature, which appeared in the December 2018 issue, we invited some senior publishers to nominate their favourite books of 2018 – all published by other companies.

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Gillian Dooley reviews 'A Waltz for Matilda' by Jackie French

Gillian Dooley
04 May 2011

Jackie French, a prolific author, is best known for her children’s books, with variations on historical themes clearly something of a specialty. A Waltz for Matilda, which seems to be aimed at a broader market, builds on the premise that the Jolly Swagman of Banjo Paterson’s song is not alone. His twelve-year-old daughter, Matilda, is with him and witne ... More

John Hirst reviews 'Lazarus Rising' by John Howard and 'A Journey' by Tony Blair

John Hirst
30 November 2010

John Howard and Tony Blair both came to the prime ministership in landslides, Howard in 1996, Blair in 1997. They were on opposite sides of the traditional political divide, Howard leading More