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Jane Harper finds the perfect place for grief, guilt and secrets

Jane Harper finds the perfect place for grief, guilt and secrets

The Australian crime writer has taken to the Tasmanian coast for her latest novel.

  • by Sue Turnbull

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Bob Woodward checkmates Trump - again
Donald Trump

Bob Woodward checkmates Trump - again

The US President is condemned by his own words in the interviews he gave to the veteran Washington reporter.

  • by Bruce Wolpe
Forget the headlines: what J.K. Rowling's new book is actually about
Literature

Forget the headlines: what J.K. Rowling's new book is actually about

The latest Robert Galbraith crime novel is not, despite what you might have read, about a ''transvestite serial killer''.

  • by Kerryn Goldsworthy
A wedding whirl that leaves women in a spin
Literature

A wedding whirl that leaves women in a spin

Nobody in Ewa Ramsey's novel seems to want anything beyond a wedding, a marriage, romantic love and real estate.

  • by Jessie Tu
'The Offing' reads like an allegory for our times
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'The Offing' reads like an allegory for our times

Amid today’s grim headlines and a social (media) discourse, this unconventional love story is reaffirming and comforting.

  • by Paul Connolly
Jim Carrey tells all. But how can we possibly believe him?
Comedy

Jim Carrey tells all. But how can we possibly believe him?

Memoirs and Misinformation offers a bizarre inside take on Hollywood and its inhabitants.

  • by Luke Leonard
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The lingering effects of war and peace
Literature

The lingering effects of war and peace

Steven Conte's second novel takes place at Tolstoy's country estate during World War II.

  • by Judith Armstrong
In praise of the all-powerful fungi and their influence
Literature

In praise of the all-powerful fungi and their influence

Merlin Sheldrake's book is a remarkable exploration of natural interconnectedness.

  • by Gregory Day
Turning Pages: The many delights of Dr Dolittle
Literature

Turning Pages: The many delights of Dr Dolittle

Hugh Lofting's classic tale for children was published 100 years ago.

  • by Jane Sullivan
Woven in the strands of simplicity and complexity
Literature

Woven in the strands of simplicity and complexity

Four collections of poetry present language and ideas in different ways.

  • by James Antoniou
Non-fiction reviews: Turning Down the Noise and three other titles
Literature

Non-fiction reviews: Turning Down the Noise and three other titles

Christine Jackman's timely book is a quest for silence.

  • by Fiona Capp