Historian David Day tells Undercover he has "serious misgivings" about the Book Council of Australia.
Reviewer: Alison Broinowski For Japan sentimentalists, the photos and word pictures of Karuizawa make this novel a good read.
Reviewer: Geoff Page New verse autobiographies by Peter Lach-Newinsky and B.N. Oakman meet the challenges of the genre.
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Ron Cerabona Faber Writing Academy in Sydney are offering a free place on their prestigious Writing a Novel course worth $6500.
Reviewer: Anna Creer Wolf Winter is a historical crime mystery in the Nordic noir tradition, which chills as it impresses.
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Lachlan Bennett Swedish author Stieg Larsson had a grand vision: 10 gritty crime novels full of social commentary and thrilling narrative.
Joel Meares From Orwell to the Bard himself, these were some ugly writer types.
Susan Wyndham Renowned Australian writer Colleen McCullough has died.