Some former Australian Women’s Weekly editors, including ABC chair Ita Buttrose, tell Annette Sharp what dollar value they put on the once great magazine.
A dream to write a children’s book became a reality when Maureen Eppen’s book Every Family is Different was published
The dramatic landscapes of central Tasmania’s Great Western Tiers makes for an eerily atmospheric setting in The Bluffs, the horror-inflected debut crime novel by Australian author Kyle Perry.
For rural writer Fiona Palmer, the thought of how she became an author still feels surreal, even after 16 published books.
Renowned music journalist Stuart Coupe examines the life of an Australian music icon in Paul Kelly: The Man, The Music and The Life In-Between.
In the new book Paul Kelly: The Man, The Music and The Life In-Between author Stuart Coupe reveals why the Australian music icon refuses to reissue his first two records or release them to streaming services.
He’s considered our Bob Dylan and his fans are just as likely to be kids as devotees who have been there since the beginning. A new book looks at the secret of Paul Kelly’s enduring popularity.
He might be one of WA’s best writers but Craig Silvey has had some trouble with filing - tax returns, that is. The Jasper Jones author was today fined $10,000 for failing to lodge his taxes on time.
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Fantasy legend Raymond E Feist reveals why he isn’t keen on comparisons with Game of Thrones author George RR Martin, and his relief that people don’t hate him.
Perth author Holden Sheppard, who struggled growing up gay in Geraldton, says homophobia is costing men’s lives and talks about how passing as straight influenced his new book Invisible Boys.
Life lit, domestic noir, magical realism, speculative fiction, mythopoeia or cli-fi? This is what these new age literary genres really mean.
She may be remembered in history books as the last Tasmanian Aboriginal, but Cassandra Pybus is working to shed light on Truganini and her ability to survive while her people were facing genocide.
Seeing her limbs sparkling underwater and experiencing a luminescent glowing emanating from the ocean for the first time set off an obsession with the phenomenon for journalist Julia Baird.
In 1912 workmen demolishing an old building on one of London’s busiest streets uncovered a priceless collection of jewels that had been buried underground for more than 300 years.
We all know the name of legendary French fashion designer Christian Dior and his timeless gowns, but not the story of his sister Catherine, Until now.
The idea that removing a brick from a wall simply creates a window was all Subiaco author and illustrator Kelly Canby needed as inspiration for her latest picture book Littlelight.
Andrew Kwong was desperate to be one of Chairman Mao’s loyal children when he was a young boy. But his revolutionary spirit began to fade after his father was persecuted, with his dramatic escape from China detailed in his new book.
Actor Kristen Bell has been criticised for writing a children’s book that glorifies ‘colourblindness’ while trying to address racism and looking for similarities over differences.
Our horror summer of bushfires has helped to spawn a new Australian heroine in the form of a 19th century bushranger.
The story of Richmond premiership player Marlion Pickett will now be turned into a book.
A move to Perth from Ireland saw Dervla McTiernan pivot from a disgruntled lawyer and wannabe writer to a number one bestselling author.
Even after five well-received novels, author Natasha Lester was still worried that nobody would read her new work of historical fiction.
Looking for your next great read to take your mind off real life? Here are five new release books you need to add to your to-be-read pile.
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