Books

City of Trees by Sophie Cunningham (Text Publishing)

Book Review: City of Trees

The urban environment is home to a multitude of overlapping layers of cultural and natural undergrowth, and in this collection of essays author Sophie Cunningha…

A Constant Hum by Alice Bishop (Text Publishing)

Book Review: A Constant Hum

This short story collection from Alice Bishop reflects on loss and community in the wake of the Black Saturday bushfires.…

Wedding Puzzle by Sallie Muirden

Book Review: Wedding Puzzle

Sallie Muirden’s first Australian narrative, an intriguing tale loosely based on the author’s experience of growing up in post- 1970s Victoria, departs from her…

Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelly

Book Review: Dark Sacred Night

Bosch creator Michael Connelly returns to pair the retired sleuth with one of the author’s newer creations, detective Renee Ballard.…

Amanda Montell's Wordslut

Book Review: Wordslut

Amanda Montell examines how language can create systems of gendered repression – and perhaps help us rewrite them.…

Book Review: Bloodtree River

An idyllic mountainside town reels from the disappearance of several women, as a lone detective attempts to find the truth. But Twin Peaks this ain’t.…

Greek To Me by Mary Norris cover

Book Review: Greek To Me

This new memoir from ‘comma queen’ Mary Norris sees The New Yorker magazine copy  editor immerse herself in the language and mythology of Greece.…

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