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Glyn Davis reviews 'American Journeys' by Don Watson

Glyn Davis
16 August 2019

Travel in America is a journey crowded with literary acquaintances. For centuries visitors have striven to make sense of the United More

Karen Lamb reviews 'Theft' by Peter Carey

Karen Lamb
10 July 2019

Sometimes the best place to get a true picture of what Peter Carey is really thinking about his writing is in the international pre More

Chris Wallace-Crabbe reviews 'Dark Palace' by Frank Moorhouse

Chris Wallace-Crabbe
10 July 2019

Relations between the public arena and the private are what the novel is all about. This loose, generous prose form was developed i More

Frances Devlin-Glass reviews 'Broken Song: T.G.H. Strehlow and Aboriginal possession' by Barry Hill

Frances Devlin-Glass
07 June 2019

It seems to be only a couple of years ago that my students declared gender and race to be the ‘hot’ topics in culture. Now, I confidently predict, they will relegate gender (still ackn More

James Ley reviews 'Slow Man' by J.M. Coetzee

James Ley
03 June 2019

Slow Man begins with an accident. Paul Rayment is cycling along an Adelaide street when he is struck by a car. When he emerges from a daze of doctors and painkillers, he discovers More

Neal Blewett reviews 'Recollections of a Bleeding Heart: A portrait of Paul Keating PM' by Don Watson

Neal Blewett
05 March 2019

What is it about Paul Keating that so fascinated his retainers? Six years ago, John Edwards wrote a mass More

Zora Simic reviews 'Unfettered and Alive' by Anne Summers and 'Germaine: The life of Germaine Greer' by Elizabeth Kleinhenz

Zora Simic
19 November 2018

When Anne Summers first met Germaine Greer at a raucous house party in Balmain in the early 1970s, she threw up in front of her after too many glasses of Jim Beam. Almost fifty years later More

2017 Publisher Picks

Madonna Duffy et al
21 December 2017

To complement our 2017 ‘Books of the Year’, we invited several senior publishers to nominate their favourite books – all published by other companies.

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