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At Home with Chris Gordon, the best lifestyle books of the month

Ela! Ela!: To Turkey and Greece, a Journey Home Through Food by Ella Mittas

Are you wistfully dreaming of travelling through Turkey and the Greek islands, but all you can afford is a souvlaki on Sydney Road? Ella Mittas, who was taught to cook by chefs including Annie Smithers, has you covered in her first collection of recipes, essays and…

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What We’re Reading: Sahota, Lu & Tóibín

Each week our wonderful staff share the books and music that they've been enjoying.

Mark Rubbo is reading The Spoiled Heart by Sunjeev Sahota

I've been reading the The Spoiled Heart by Sunjeev Sahota. It's a political novel about race, class and identity but its also a novel about trauma and denial. Set in contemporary England, I found it absolutely…

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The Miles Franklin Literary Award 2024 longlist

The 2024 longlist for the Miles Franklin Literary Award has been announced! The Miles Franklin Literary Award celebrates novels of the highest literary merit that tell stories about Australian life, shining a light on some of the country’s most talented writers. The winner receives $60,000.

Below are the ten longlisted titles:

Only Sound Remains by Hossein Asgari

Wall by Jen…

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