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Book Review: The Killing Habit

This is the 15th police procedural novel featuring DI Thorne by multi-award winning Mark Billingham and it is just as good as one I reviewed years ago.…

The illuminations of Gillian Triggs

In the face of a horrid campaign against her, the former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Professor Gillian Triggs, used her position to tel…

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Book Review: The Ensemble

How do you remain your own person when you are one part of a whole? Aja Gabel’s debut novel delves into the intimate lives of the players in a string quartet.…

My mother’s wartime diaries

Part of Adelaide’s literary set of the 1940s, Carys Harding Browne wrote diaries that reveal how this fledgling group of influential writers and thinkers grew u…

Book Review: Circe

Madeline Miller’s follow-up novel to The Song of Achilles uses a wealth of sources to tell a compelling and accessible tale of Greek mythology’s leg…

Book Review: Sleeper 13

Sleeper 13 presents a thrill-ride of a story where one member of a 13-strong terrorist cell is turned against his comrades.…

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