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Book review: Guilty Pigs, Katy Barnett and Jeremy Gans

Guilty pigs, ancient laws and inhuman acts


Reviewer versus book publisher

Australian publisher Ivor Indyk under fire from reviewer Declan Fry and other literary figures.


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

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


Book review: Adrift in Melbourne, Robyn Annear

Melbourne-focussed book of rambling walks will also appeal to a wider audience.


Shortlist for the 2022 Indie Book Awards

Favourite Australian books as nominated by independent booksellers themselves.


Book review: How we love, Clementine Ford

A collection of personal essays exploring the many tangents of love.


Book review: Hilda, The life of Hilda Rix Nicholas, Richard Travers

An overdue appraisal of one of the luminaries of 20th-century Australian art


Book review: Doing Politics, Judith Brett

A collection of essays on the pitfalls and potential of Australian politics.

Career Advice

Writing awards, competitions and opportunities for 2022

It’s time to fill your calendar with these literary prizes, fellowships and opportunities.


Upcoming 2022 books

Get ready to make room on your shelves in anticipation of these new releases.

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