August 22, 2018

Dead Cotton review: Peter Cotton’s breakneck speed thriller

Petyer Cotton's Dead Heat is blessed with engaging characters and a foot firmly planted on the narrative throttle.
August 22, 2018

Eternal Force review: Kerry Conway’s short stories about sexual desire

The most impressive and appealing thing about Eternal Force is the way the stories treat the most fleeting of sexual currents between two people as something that happens between equals
August 22, 2018

House of Dreams review: Liz Rosenberg on the creative life of L. M. Montgomery

L.M. Montgomery suffered from depression, but throughout her life, the writing remained a constant, satisfying a craving and offering a refuge.
August 22, 2018

When Galaxies Collide review: Lisa Harvey-Smith journeys to infinity and beyond

Lisa Harvey-Smith combines chatty personal anecdote with clear, uncondescending explanations of astrophysical concepts and history.
August 22, 2018

Best We Forget review: Peter Cochrane on the forgotten factor in World War I

Best We Forget is a detailed account showing that an important motive for Australia's participation in WWI was the preservation of white Australia from Asian contamination.
August 22, 2018

Convenience Store Woman review: Sayaka Murata’s deadpan and distinctly odd novel

Convenience Store Woman is funny in a deadpan way, and deeply weird.
August 22, 2018

Radical Heart review: Shireen Morris and her role in the Uluru Statement process

Shireen Morris recalls the path to the disappointment of the rejection of the Uluru Statement from the Heart.
August 22, 2018

Stream now: Sheilas, Barely Famous and Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown

What you need to watch this week, and where.
August 22, 2018

How to make your own podcast

It's easier than you think.
August 22, 2018

The Split: Life, marriage and divorce are complicated in Abi Morgan’s drama

Universal themes are at the heart of this glam and glossy drama.
August 22, 2018

Ten questions for the Silberys of Gogglebox fame

Three generations of feisty women have not run out of things to say.
August 22, 2018

Leave No Trace review: A tender, optimistic tale of two loners

Leave No Trace is a tender and gently optimistic story about people who choose to live apart from conventional society.