Don’t put your elbows on the table, don’t talk with your mouth full. Who made up these rules, and what are they for?
- by Felicity Lewis
Shooting and bomb blasts became everyday events in Rahila’s early teens in Pakistan. But then came a new life in Australia, and a chance to follow her dreams.
- by Rahila
“I knew if I were to increase my productivity, I couldn’t be at home with our three kids. So he left work to be the primary caretaker.”
- by Robyn Doreian
The award-winning comedy writer and actor has turned his love of the game into a very funny memoir.
- by Louise Rugendyke
Writing about a fictional pandemic during a real one was eerie for A Little Life’s Hanya Yanagihara who, in To Paradise, again explores what it is to be alive.
- by Jane Wheatley
Rich stories that transport you away from the mundane abound at this end of the year.
- by Nicole Abadee
The American novelist’s essays show gratitude for people she has loved, lost, and those who have saved her.
- by Susan Wyndham
Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen and Steven Carroll have cast their eyes over recent fiction and non-fiction releases,
- by Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen and Steven Carroll
Ed Ayres’ devotion to sharing his passion for music is at the heart of Whole Notes.
- by Jessie Tu