Archive for the ‘Culture / Books’ Category

Umm-ahh! Whatever happened to this popular childhood taunt?

Thursday, June 13th, 2024

Once a playground staple, the story behind the uniquely Australian gibe remains a mystery.

This novel offers a bold feminist reimagining of Australian history

Thursday, June 13th, 2024

Our reviewers cast their eyes over new fiction and non-fiction releases, including a novel that delves into the silencing and suppression of women’s stories and a biography of “the Barrier Reef’s first martyr”.

This tale of grief and sibling love is heartrending

Wednesday, June 12th, 2024

Despite some crowded imagery, Kate Kruimink’s second novel explores a poignant struggle between sibling love and misunderstanding

This tale of grief and sibling love is heartrending

Wednesday, June 12th, 2024

Despite some crowded imagery, Kate Kruimink’s second novel explores a poignant struggle between sibling love and misunderstanding

David Nicholls says his new novel ‘begins where One Day ends’

Tuesday, June 11th, 2024

Already a bestselling author, romcom specialist David Nicholls has a bigger readership than ever after the massive success of Netflix’s One Day adaptation.

David Nicholls says his new novel ‘begins where One Day ends’

Tuesday, June 11th, 2024

Already a bestselling author, romcom specialist David Nicholls has a bigger readership than ever after the massive success of Netflix’s One Day adaptation.

The man who fought for a safer and fairer financial future

Friday, June 7th, 2024

The story of Australian banker Ian Shepherd, who invented a system for the trading of derivatives, is as much about finance as it is about the very nature of ideas.

The man who fought for a safer and fairer financial future

Friday, June 7th, 2024

The story of Australian banker Ian Shepherd, who invented a system for the trading of derivatives, is as much about finance as it is about the very nature of ideas.

Myths, spin and outright lies: the truth behind the logging industry

Friday, June 7th, 2024

Scientist David Lindenmayer confronts the entrenched myths around the Australian logging industry and our native tall forests.

Myths, spin and outright lies: the truth behind the logging industry

Friday, June 7th, 2024

Scientist David Lindenmayer confronts the entrenched myths around the Australian logging industry and our native tall forests.