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The many lost paths to a novel

When writing her latest novel, Jane Rawson was surprised by how mutable her story was, travelling through both time and…


Book review: Only a Monster, Vanessa Len

A thrilling YA urban fantasy twist on the age-old monster versus hero conflict.


Book review: Hovering, Rhett Davis

A transformative tale of overlapping realities and temporal strangeness set in south-eastern Australia.


Book review: Orphan Rock, Dominique Wilson

A novel that weaves the major events of the times into the life stories of its characters


Book review: The Torrent, Dinuka McKenzie

A stunning crime debut worthy of local and overseas accolades.


Book review: Son of Sin, Omar Sakr

The poet's debut novel ranges over the big issues of sex, family, religion and self-identity.

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Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature showcase excellence

This year's prize winners are a diverse group and many of the top prizes go to women.


Book review: Loveland, Robert Lukins

A braided, cross-generation narrative about trauma and freedom.


Book review: The Language of Food, Annabel Abbs

Historical fiction about class and gender but with a foodie twist.


Memoir about racism and resilience wins $100,000 literary prize

Australia‚Äôs richest literary prize has been won by Gunai/Kurnai writer Veronica Gorrie for her memoir about serving in the police…

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