Norman douglas South Wind Forgotten classics

This month we explore the experimental novel South Wind by Norman Douglas—a "thinly veiled portrait of Capri",...

Debut novel of the month: Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig

Benjamin Ludwig's debut novel tells the story of Ginny, an adopted autistic 14-year-old who's determined to return to her...

Forgotten Classics: The Ice Saints by Frank Tuohy

This month, we dig into the story behind The Ice Saints by Frank Tuohy—at once hilarious and sad, it depicts the harsh...

Forgotten classic: Letty Fox: Her Luck

It's mindblowing to think that there are some amazing literary works that we've never heard of because they'd been forgotten...

Jules Mountain Aftershock Excerpt

One man’s extraordinary tale of survival against the odds—in more ways than one.

Felix the railway cat excerpt

An unusual employee of a railway station is the protagonist of a heartwarming new biography.

From crackers to carol singing, this festive tome from the master of trivia, Mark Forsyth, explores the customs of our most popular...

Everywhere I look Helen Garner

Helen Garner, one of Australia’s greatest writers, is known for her insightful and compassionate observations, now collected...

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