The Ripples Before the New Wave

The Ripples before the New Wave

It was a night of excitement, a little sadness and not a little envy. I boarded the small passenger ship Bretagne berthed in Circular Quay to farewell Anne O’Neill, my friend through childhood and university, who was sai...
Debra Adelaide Zebra AAR Feature

Debra Adelaide: Zebra

Heralding the first of two collections by Debra Adelaide published by Picador this year, Zebra consists of thirteen short stories and one singular novella. Organised by first, second and third person narrative, all showc...
WRP Traverse by Tineke Van der Eecken editorial

Tineke Van der Eecken: Traverse

A new book by Tineke Van der Eecken, Traverse is a moving travel memoir that charts the unfolding disintegration of a marriage and a woman’s last-ditch attempt to rescue it by taking a difficult and dangerous trek with h...
ABC Books Richard Glover The Land Before Avocado feature

Richard Glover: The Land Before Avocado

The new book from the bestselling author of Flesh Wounds. A funny and frank look at the way Australia used to be – and just how far we have come. In The Land Before Avocado, Richard Glover takes a journey to an almost un...
The Book of Daniel

The Book of Daniel From Silverchair to DREAMS

When Silverchair shuddered to a halt in 2011, there was no swan song, no farewell tour, just a brief statement and then they were gone – after more than fifteen years of brilliant music, five hit albums, legions of...