The maths guru’s popular YouTube channel has led to books, a TV show and appearances on everything from Play School to Australian Story.
- by Louise Rugendyke
There’s a place that lets you take home books for free. Why aren’t you there right now?
- by Robert Moran
Plurals are buggers to house-train. Or should that be bugger-singular?
- by David Astle
I was hooked on the subversive and funny Just William books, which have sold more than 12 million copies in Britain and been translated into 17 languages.
- by Jane Sullivan
Ian Winwood’s book Bodies is a call to arms in the face of overdoses, suicides and accidental deaths in the rock world, as well as his own story of addiction.
- by Jenny Valentish
Brian Cox, Jenny Slate and Mohsin Hamid will be among the international stars at the Melbourne Writers Festival and Sydney’s Antidote Festival.
- by Jason Steger
My first nibble of Ulysses happened decades ago, and I spat it out, undigested, no doubt making a face like a bulldog chewing a wasp.
- by Keith Austin
Like many of his films, the great German filmmaker’s first novel is about a character who has lived through extreme experiences.
- by Alexandra Alter
David Hendy marks the centenary of the BBC with a comprehensive history that offers some warnings for our own ABC.
- by Bridget Griffen-Foley
Sally Piper’s exquisitely written novel Bone Memories and the Good Will Hunting actor’s comic essays lead this week’s wrap of new reviews.
- by Cameron Woodhead and Steven Carroll
The Matter of Everything looks at a series of breakthroughs to discover what else we can learn from the course of scientific progress.
- by Bianca Nogrady