Post-war fascist Britain alternative history lacks depth and character strength, writes Colin Steele.
Vargas novels are notable for her perceptive exploration of the human condition and their humour and this is no exception.
Jenny Offill’s latest work is a triumph on a small scale but in a major key.
If you let it, this richly layered world will grip you, make you want to come up for air and have you thirsty for the next twist.
If you want to give a present to a friend who doesn’t know Canberra, then this is the book.
My first warning is: frequent coarse language and sexual references. My second is, it could become a classic of English studies, writes Stephen Saunders.
From boozers to work friends, there's a group for everybody.
Tim Young reveals how an Australian delegation scored an unlikely coup, convincing France to bring one of its greatest literary treasures to Melbourne.
Richard Flanagan is the sole Australian writer on the longlist for this year's Man Booker Prize, the first time the prize has been open to writers of any nationality.
Brisbane author Kristina Olsson is a deserving winner of the Kibble Literary Award for women’s life writing, awarded to her family memoir, Boy, Lost, a heartbreaking but finely controlled investigation into the theft of Olsson’s half-brother from their mother.