New Australian Writing
Book review: The Last Woman in the World, Inga Simpson
A survivalist tale in the darkest days of the Anthropocene.
Ten 2021 books deserving a spot in the sun
As you compile your summer reading list, here are some underrated Australian books published in 2021.
Book review: Last Letter to a Reader, Gerald Murnane
Murnane delivers a 'constellation of ideas' in this collection of essays.
Book review: Devotion, Hannah Kent
Hannah Kent’s stunning third book is a queer love story that transcends time and space.
Book review: The Stoning, Peter Papathanasiou
Outback noir debut follows and diverges from the dusty trail set by Jane Harper's The Dry.
Book review: How to end a story, Helen Garner
An autofiction revealing the pearls and poignancy of everyday life.
Book review: The Best Australian Science Writing 2021
A diverse array of styles and subject matters that may challenge your ideas of what constitutes science writing.
Book review: Girt Nation, David Hunt
An amusing and incisive commentary makes this history an irresistible read.
Book review: Signs and Wonders, Delia Falconer
An examination of how we are changing our climate, culture and language.
Book review: Wild Place, Christian White
A thriller exploring why good people do bad things.