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What we’re reading: Yoder & Butcher-McGunnigle

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. Joanna Di Mattia is reading Nightbitch by Rachel Yoder

I purchased a copy of Rachel Yoder’s debut novel Nightbitch after I was seduced by a simple 30-word blurb that managed to say a lot while…

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New Australian Fiction shortlist spotlight: She is Haunted by Paige Clarke

She is Haunted is one of the six books shortlisted for this year’s Readings New Australian Fiction Prize. This debut collection of short stories is full of wit, humour, and moving moments of empathy and connection.

Our 2021 judges described Clarke’s short stories as a, ‘cohesive and tantalisingly interlinked collection’. Staff reviewer, Stella Ch

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Extract from Questions Raised By Quolls

This is an edited extract from Questions Raised by Quolls by Harry Saddler, out now through Affirm Press. This compelling work of local non-fiction is an eloquent examination of extinction and conservation set against the backdrop of global climate change.

One night I was walking home from Merri Creek at the end of my street in the inner north…

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