All Our Shimmering Skies

All Our Shimmering Skies

“Promise me you’ll make your life graceful, Molly. Promise me you’ll make your life grand and beautiful and poetic.” These are the words Molly Hook is left with before her mother disappears into the daytime sky. Words that guide Molly through bush and swamp and...
Less

Less

Arthur Less is staring down the barrel of his 50th birthday. His writing career still hasn’t taken off, his finances are a mess, and if that wasn’t enough to throw him into crisis, he’s just received a wedding invitation from his ex-boyfriend of nine years – further...
Before the Coffee Gets Cold

Before the Coffee Gets Cold

Would you go back in time even if you knew it wouldn’t change the present? Toshikazu Kawaguchi poses this very question to his characters and readers in the play-turned-novel, Before the Coffee Gets Cold. Poignant and thought provoking, this debut work is a refreshing...
Disappearing Earth

Disappearing Earth

Disappearing Earth is startling in its extremes – Julia Phillips’s writing is disarmingly raw and unpretentious, and at the same time beautifully polished. Gentle and subtle, but sharp as a knife. Phillips takes us to a small town on the harsh coastline of...
A Promised Land

A Promised Land

The headline from Britain’s The Independent reads, “Barack Obama’s A Promised Land review: An elegant, thoughtful memoir from the coolest president America ever had.” I couldn’t put it better myself and would highly recommend paddling your way through the 700-odd...
Holiday reading guide 2020

Holiday reading guide 2020

Looking forward to some downtime over the holiday season? Why not spend it with a good book! Here are our pick of books to lose yourself in this year. The selection includes new works from Zadie Smith and Kate Grenville, a guide to user-friendly design, the horrible...

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