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New People by Danzy Senna review – a slick, pitch-perfect meditation on modern race issues

Maria and Khalil are New People in this slick, thriller-like novel.

August 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill – August Book of the Month

Michael Redhill’s ‘Bellevue Square’ is one of our two August Books of the Month.

August 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

August Fiction Preview

Struggling to decide what to read next month? Our resident fiction specialist highlights our top literary picks for August.

July 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Emperor of Shoes by Spencer Wise – July Book of the Month

Spencer Wise explores family legacy and obligation in our July Book of the Month.

July 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Lucia by Alex Pheby – June Book of the Month

June’s Book of the Month is a searing biographical novel about James Joyce’s daughter Lucia, and the legacy of ‘problematic’ women.

June 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Ensemble – a tender portrait of practised loyalty

A sensitive, powerful, touching debut. Liam delves into Aja Gabel’s first novel.

May 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

May 2018 BOTM – Let Me Be Like Water

May’s Book of the Month is a poignant debut about love, loss and grief by a talented new voice in British fiction.

May 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Trick – a stylish drama from one of Italy’s best writers

Ben explores a stunning new work of fiction from Italian writer, Domenico Starnone…

March 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Hymn for the urban warrior – Passage by Khary Lazarre-White

Rachel explores a staggering debut novel of racism and survival in 1990s New York, by The Brotherhood/Sister Sol co-founder, Khary Lazarre-White.

February 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Helen Garner – Stories and True Stories

Rachel looks at two new collections by Australian literary legend Helen Garner.

January 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

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