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What we’re reading: Solnit, French & Stuart

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films we’re watching, the television shows we’re hooked on, or the music we’re loving. Mark Rubbo is reading Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

I took last week off and greedily devoured a number of books. The one I enjoyed most was last year’s Booker Prize winner, Shuggie Bain by D…

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Should I keep this book or pass it on?

It’s a new year and this means it’s time to make a whole lot of resolutions that you may or may not keep. It’s also often an excuse for a big clean out and if you’re anything like us, we are certain that your bookshelf may be in need of some attention. Here is a handy quiz we’ve provided to help you decide whether you should keep a book – or whet…

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Funny Australian kids books to brighten your summer

What better way to spend your summer holidays than getting some giggles and belly laughs? Here are our picks of funny books for kids aged 7-12. The Odds by Matt Stanton

Kip is a quiet and shy kid who struggles to fit in at school. She’s easy to miss and that’s the way she likes it. But when ten characters from her favourite comics, picture b…

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