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Book review: Lola in the Mirror, Trent Dalton

Trent Dalton's latest novel looks in the mirror and finds violence and despair, but also hope and art.

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Book review: We Only Want What's Best, Carolyn Swindell

Turbulence and scandal in the dance world as seen from the perspectives of both parents and children.

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Book review: God Forgets About the Poor, Peter Polites

A sympathetic tale of one migrant’s experience.

New Australian Fiction 2023 cover, with editor Suzy Garcia
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Book review: New Australian Fiction 2023, edited by Suzy Garcia

The latest Kill Your Darlings short story collection captures the shifting shades of Australian identity.

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Book review: Sunbirds, Mirandi Riwoe

Set in the Dutch East Indies on the eve of World War II, this novel draws you in and keeps…

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Book review: Let's Never Speak of This Again, Megan Williams

This award-winning book is an enjoyable, insightful and distinctly Australian coming-of-age story.

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Book review: Vincent & Sien, Silvia Kwon

Forget your textbook knowledge of Vincent van Gogh.

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Book review: Why We Are Here, Briohny Doyle

A hilarious and devastating window into the transformative impacts of love and grief.

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Book review: But the Girl, Jessica Zhan Mei Yu

This delightful debut is a literary coming-of-age story.

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Book review: Body Friend, Katherine Brabon

A tenderly written exploration of the body through the lens of living with chronic illness.

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