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As the war draws to a close, one woman faces her greatest battle...

Set over ten tumultuous months in 1945, The Woolgrower’s Companion by Joy Rhoades is the gripping story of one woman’s fight against...
17 Mar

Rural romance meets family mystery in the Australian outback

I was intrigued by the notion of reviewing a book written by four members of a book club. Would it...
16 Mar

The fascinating untold story of Banjo Paterson's mother Rose

Looking for Rose Paterson is a beautifully produced book, published by the National Library of Australia Publishing, a tribute to Rose...
15 Mar

Uncovering Sydney's shameful unsolved murders

I have the greatest respect for the writing of Duncan McNab, one-time NSW policeman, private investigator, author, journalist and, as...
14 Mar

How Machiavelli and the Borgias changed history forever

From Sarah Dunant, the author of The Birth of Venus and In the Company of the Courtesan, comes a thrilling new novel...
13 Mar

Upcoming book-to-film adaptations in 2017

It’s no secret that filmmakers love adapting books for their films. It’s also no secret that we love watching films that have...
12 Mar

Saturday off the Couch... at "The Play that Goes Wrong"

The Play that Goes Wrong is Wonderfully Right For two hours of gleeful mayhem it is hard to beat The Play...
11 Mar

A haunting love story about the thrills and terrors of the deep

I found the beginning of Storm and Grace by Kathryn Heyman to be mystifying but was somehow compelled to read and...
10 Mar