While our resident book-lover-in-chief Karen is off enjoying the delights of the Brisbane Writer's Festival, Vivienne Beddoe gives us an overview of a new book available from the National Library of Australia.
Wondering what to buy for the YA (young adult) book lover in your life? Vivienne Beddoe has some awesome guidelines for fiction in numerous genres that will appeal to the teenagers in your life - many with wide appeal that you can share with them.
Often too hot to touch, but always enticing, the old fuel stove was the heart of many homes.
"It’s always been a particular triumph to buy and send postcards from a country where I do not speak the language, and, particularly in recent years to imagine the delight of a small grandchild receiving a letter with their name on it."
Hours were spent in muddy creeks and dusty ovals.
To have a national team in any sport found cheating is a slur on all national teams.
Margaret, the matriarch of the wealthy Jamieson family, is as tight-fisted with the family money as she is with her affection.
An innocent victim is a devastating symptom of the clash between public morality, private passion and unrelenting poverty.
From a small Australian country town, against the backdrop of World War 1, comes a story of a love that surmounts all odds.