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Historical fiction for feminists

Skylarking by Kate Mildenhall

Inspired by a true story, Kate Mildenhall’s debut novel addresses issues around gender identity and sexuality. The book offers a unique perspective into the lives of women in the nineteenth century. Our reviewer says: ‘Kate is a wonderful literary character – chafing against the expectations of her gender in the 18…

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What we’re reading: Wesley Lowery, Mel Campbell and Anthony Morris

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. Bronte Coates is reading They Can’t Kill Us All by Wesley Lowery

They Can’t Kill Us All is a compact, fiercely galvanising read about the birth of the Black Lives Matter protest movement. Wesley Lowery is singu…

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Marija Peričić wins the 2017 Vogel’s Literary Award

Marija Peričić has been named the winner of this year’s Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award for her novel, The Lost Pages, an intriguing exploration of Czech writer Franz Kafka.

It is 1908, and Max Brod is the rising star of Prague’s literary world. Everything he desires – fame, respect, love – is finally within his reach. But when a rival appears …

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