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Jennifer Down wins the 2018 Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction

The winner of the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction in 2018 is Pulse Points by Jennifer Down.

The Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction, now in its fifth year, is awarded to a work of fiction by an Australian author. Authors’ first and second works of fiction are eligible for the prize. The Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction is…

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What we’re reading: Haruki Murakami, Eleanor Davis & Luke Pearson

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. Lian Hingee is watching The Haunting of Hill House and Hilda

I’ve just started watching The Haunting of Hill House on Netflix, which is based on Shirley Jackson’s book of the same name. Where Jackson’s book is …

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Recommended reads to get your book club reading YA

If you suspect your book club has fallen into a reading rut, you should consider picking a YA book one month! Contemporary YA fiction is plot- and character-driven, responsive to the current political and social climate, has an eye on inclusion and representation, and tends to cross-pollinate genres in a very satisfying way. Here are some top rece…

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