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2019: Don’s (Other) Party – Chris Gordon reflects on our Election Night event

On Saturday night, filled with hope and anticipation, we gathered at the Church of All Nations to reckon with the 2019 Federal Election at the inaugural Readings Election Party.

Our hosts for the evening were George Megalogenis and Sally Warhaft. These two brilliant people held our hands, steadily discussed each new wave of counting and introduc…

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Our top 10 bestsellers of the week

On Identity by Stan Grant Room for a Stranger by Melanie Cheng Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dlaton Australia Day by Stan Grant The Erratics by Vicki Laveau-Harvie Dark Emu by Bruce Pascoe The Overstory by Richard Powers Normal People by Sally Rooney Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan Stone and Star by Helen Macrae

Stan Grant’s meditation on hope …

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Our children’s & YA top 10 bestsellers of the week

The Peacock Detectives by Carly Nugent Love Your Body by Jessica Sanders Young Dark Emu by Bruce Pascoe Ninja Switch! (Ninja Kid, Book 3) by Anh Do Wilam: A Birrarung Story by Aunty Joy Murphy Elementals: Ice Wolves (Book 1) by Amie Kaufman You Go First by Erin Entrada Kelly Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid by Jeff Kinney Aurora Rising (The Auro

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