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NAW Reading Challenge: Foreign Soil by Maxine Beneba Clarke

To celebrate our inaugural New Australian Writing (NAW) Award shortlist, we’re running a NAW Reading Challenge. This week our participants have read Foreign Soil by Maxine Beneba Clarke. Here are our favourite responses from them to the book. (Ed. note: may contain spoilers!) Jill says:

After the first story, ‘David’, I wondered if I could si…

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Winners of the 2014 Inky Awards

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Inky Awards!

The First Third by Will Kostakis is the winner of the Gold Inky Award.

All the Truth That’s in Me by Julie Berry is the winner of the Silver Inky Award. (Read our review of the book here.)

The Inky Awards recognise high-quality young adult literature, with the longlist and shortlist se…

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Our top ten bestsellers of the week

The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s ‘Learned’ by Lena Dunham Amnesia by Peter Carey Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (including film tie-in edition) Plenty More by Yotam Ottolenghi The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion My Story by Julia Gillard The Bush: Travels in the Heart of A

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