A common misconception about Andrew Stafford's Pig City is that it is a chronicle of a Brisbane music scene fueled by the oppressive political climate of Pre-Fitzgerald Inquiry Queensland.
Besides being a rattling good read, the Harry Potter novels may also help reduce prejudice towards gays, immigrants and refugees among readers, according to new research.
He appeared out of the depths at Docklands this week, and will rise from out of a lake at Elsternwick’s historic Rippon Lea Estate next week.
THE ZHIVAGO AFFAIR: THE KREMLIN, THE CIA AND THE BATTLE OVER A FORBIDDEN BOOK. By Peter Finn and Petra Couvee. Harvill Secker. $35.
Mary Delahunty doesn't pretend to be ''objective'' in any sense in her thoughtful and very human observations of Australia's first female prime minister.
Australian Book Design Awards favourites; Byron Bay Writers' Festival; writers headed for Sydney.
McDonald has written a solidly researched biography of a thoughtful, unprepossessing Charles Bavier whose strange circumstances, rather than any inherent strength of character.
Jeff Popple delves into the world of crime with three reviews.
Nick Earls first found readers writing about the angst of single-men. Now the Brisbane novelist returns to his roots to skewer the male middle-age crisis.
A guide to what is happening in and around Canberra's literary world.