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Six new graphic novels and comics to pick up

When One Person Dies the Whole World is Over by Mandy Ord

This year-long daily ‘diary comic’ follows Melbourne artist Mandy Ord through a year in her life, casting a magnifying glass on Ord’s quotidian thoughts and experiences and the people that surround her. Ord’s bold brush-work comics have a vivid, pulsing emotion to them, and are the perfe…

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What we’re reading: Nunez, Marchetta and parenting books

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films and TV shows we’re watching, and the music we’re listening to. Gabrielle Williams is reading The Friend by Sigrid Nunez

Sigrid Nunez won the National Book Award for fiction last year for this story about a woman whose friend commits suicide and leaves her to care for his a…

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The Readings Children’s Book Prize shortlist 2019

We’re very excited to reveal this year’s shortlist for the Readings Children’s Book Prize.

This prize celebrates exciting new voices in Australian children’s literature. This year’s six shortlisted titles will appeal to a wide range of ages, and features thrilling exploits, as well as quiet stories that sensitively tackle themes of mental health,…

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