Dreams and nightmares: Leo Vardiashvili, Teju Cole, Matthew Blake
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1w ago
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Mysteries and meta-physical thrillers: Kemper Donovan, Mike McCormack and Alex Michaelides
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by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2w ago
Mysteries and meta-physical thrillers.....new work by L.A. author Kemper Donovan, award-winning Irish novelist Mike McCormack and best-selling British-Cypriot author Alex Michaelides ..read more
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New fiction from Francis Spufford, Hisham Matar and Kiley Reid
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by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
3w ago
Cassie McCullagh and Michaela Kalowski review new novels including Francis Spufford's Cahokia Jazz, Hisham Matar's My Friends and Kiley Reid's Come and Get It ..read more
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We're back for 2024 featuring new novels from Katherena Vermette, Dolly Alderton and Jonathan Lethem
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by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
1M ago
The Bookshelf is back for 2024 reviewing the latest from Katherena Vermette, Dolly Alderton and Jonathan Lethem ..read more
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Summer Reads: history remade, futures reimagined
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by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
1M ago
Reclaiming and retelling Australian history, where time is both stilled and circular, in Melissa Lucashenko's Edenglassie; and commenting on the past through alternative futures, in Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah's Chain-Gang All-Stars, Catherine Lacey's Biography of X and Carole Hailey's The Silence Project ..read more
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Summer Reads: True Crime, historical injustice, NZ satire and God's Teeth
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by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
1M ago
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Summer Reads: from Aphra Behn to Max Porter
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by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
1M ago
Restoration political satire, Mediaeval rumour, eco-terrorism in New Zealand and a young man with a mixtape full of angst. Reading Max Porter's Shy, Eleanor Catton's Birnam Wood, Robyn Cadwallader's The Fire and the Rose with guests Clare Mabey and Clare Monagle; and an introduction to the writing of Aphra Behn from novelist Karen Brooks (The Escapades of Tribulation Johnson ..read more
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Summer reading: heists, horses, Harlem, Ireland, rage
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by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2M ago
Looking for books to rock you back on your heels? You've come to the right place. Kate and Cassie read Deborah Levy's August Blue, Colson Whitehead's Crook Manifesto, Elizabeth McCracken's The Hero of this Book and Claire Kilroy's Soldier Sailor, with Miles Merrill, Bernadette Brennan, Jonathan Green and Ashley Hay ..read more
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Summer Reads: Impossible creatures, an Indian thriller and love in a cherry orchard
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by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2M ago
Best books from the year, and some new interviews too. Kate and Cassie read Ann Patchett’s Tom Lake and Deepti Kapoor’s Age of Vice with guest crime specialist Sue Turnbull (and an extended conversation with Kapoor), and fantasy and the imagination with scholar and children’s author Katherine Rundell and her Impossible Creatures ..read more
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Best Books of 2023: What to read now, next and over Summer
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by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2M ago
Kate, Cassie and three reading guests (critic Beejay Silcox, Books Editor Jason Steger and kids' author Tristan Bancks) on the books they've loved, the books they'd recommend, the books to give to a friend, the books to read over Summer (and yes, there is a list ..read more
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