Julia Gillard on tour; Peter Carey's brush with Julian Assange; Sydney Writers' Festival funding; Cats v dogs
The crime writer believes women understand the mechanics of fear because they're brought up being told the world is a dangerous place.
Jeff Popple reviews three thrillers that made the grade.
Forty years after the death of Agatha Christie, Hercule Poirot gets a new case to solve.
This is written, logically enough, in a similarly edgy, off-beat but not off-key manner to Out of the Line of Fire.
Tobias Hill's new work prompts again the question of whether good poets can write good novels.
Economics is everywhere, and it's fun, according to MP Andrew Leigh, writes Stephen Saunders.
Age and value are not as they first seem at Canberra's massive spring book sale.
The late cancellation of Nobel laureate V.S. Naipaul from next month's Ubud Writers and Readers Festival has exposed the fierce competition and delicate negotiations behind the flourishing international festival scene.
The father of Wagga's Big Brother housemate is encouraging the city to back one of their own.
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