Gripping is one of those words that is overused to the point of cliche by many a book reviewer — but it’s an absolutely fitting description of The Tribute.
Fame, romance and a damaging secret revealed on the French Riviera make for a sexy debut novel from Berlin-based writers Mikaella Clements and Onjuli Datta.
Author Amanda Lohrey has drawn inspiration from a popular landscape design for her Miles Franklin-winning novel, The Labyrinth.
She’s made her name on the soccer pitch and now Sam Kerr is set to add another string to her bow: children’s book author.
Literary pair lace up their hiking boots for the next installment in their witty travel tale.
Lisa Taddeo became a literary star following Three Women, winning praise from Gwyneth Paltrow to Leigh Sales. All of this has served to make her follow-up one of the most anticipated books of 2021.
Private, humble digger Albert Facey, who taught himself to read and became a literary giant at 87, is part of WA bush legend. Now his family has opened up about his remarkable legacy.
Former State cricketer Ian Brayshaw is launching his debut novel Terms Of Repayment, a new venture for the former journalist who has already co-written more than 30 books.
My love of reading, and writing, started with Enid Blyton and Roald Dahl. Two British authors who, decades after their deaths, have had their legacies questioned.
Health journalist Casey Beros has dragged some skeletons out of her closet for her debut book, The Bad Girls Guide to Better.
Powerful new novel explores the true crime trope of the Beautiful Dead Girl with
Outspoken feminist writer Clementine Ford’s best-selling book Fight Like a Girl is getting the silver screen treatment.
The authors shortlisted for the $60,000 Miles Franklin prize used their novels to explore loss, whether of loved ones, the environment or freedom.
The new novel by Alice Pung follows 16-year-old Karuna Kelly as she navigates an unplanned pregnancy that prompts her controlling mother to confine her to their high-rise housing commission flat.
A compelling murder mystery set in 1920s colonial-era India is a joy to read.
Few investors would have taken a punt on Fremantle, or one-bedroom units, 16 years ago — but acclaimed author Tim Winton did both, and it has paid off.
It’s easy to forget that before everyone in Australia got to know Sunrise star Sam Mac on a first name basis — Perth had him first.
Names take on heightened significance in this historical novel by Brisbane-based author Anita Heiss, which tells the story of Wagadhaany, an Aboriginal servant working for a white family.
A British auction house is putting up for sale a handwritten letter by children's author Roald Dahl which reveals his secrets to good storytelling.
Limiting self and social attitudes to deafness are explored by Australian author Fiona Murphy in The Shape of Sound, her compelling and insightful debut memoir.
WA veterinarian Rick Fenny—best known as Red Dog’s Vet—has compiled his never-ending stories about red dogs and turned them into a series of books with the first to be launched in Albany this weekend.
Vividly rendered historical fiction, an intriguing literary mystery and a number of tangled romances come together in the emotionally engaging debut novel by this Perth-raised, London-based author.
The recently released memoir, Two Cultures, One Story, by respected Bibilmum Noongar elder Dr Robert Isaacs, brings into sharp focus the terrible legacy of the Stolen Generation.
Dubbed “Normal People meets Louis Theroux” by fellow author Rick Morton, Jessie Stephens’ debut novel tackles heartbreak at its most real and raw.
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