Christopher Raja's young narrator is forced to grow up quickly, unavoidably and tragically in The Burning Elephant.
Ron Cerabona Literary news and events in Canberra.
Susan Wyndham Author Jackie French's argument against shorter copyright is simple but persuasive.
Hannah Tunnicliffe is a New Zealander who has lived in Canada, Australia, England and Macau, and is a constant traveller. She writes the blog Fork and Fiction, about food, family and books, with her Canadian friend Ria Voros. In her new novel A French Wedding (Macmillan) a group of friends gather in a country house in France for a 40th birthday.
Jason Steger There's a bumper crop of books up for the annual Australian Book Industry Awards.
Elissa Blake The critics mauled his Queen stage musical when it opened, but it continues to draw the crowds. And Ben Elton isn't done yet.
Jeff Popple THE STEEL KISS
Linda Morris Swedish author Jonas Jonasson borrows God for his latest comedy caper.
On Monday February 13 1978 a bomb hidden in a garbage bin exploded as it was emptied into the back of a garbage truck, killing three people outside the Hilton Hotel, where inside some of the most powerful world leaders were meeting.
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Ranger employment and continued infrastructure development secure but Eden Local Aboriginal Land Council warns funding windfall falls short ...