The Hate Race by Maxine Beneba Clarke

A powerful memoir of an Australian woman growing up in suburban Sydney. Her parents are of Afro-Caribbean descent and in the eighties she stood out, and was made to feel her difference in the most negative ways. The impact of this racism has affected her incredibly, but she has turned the hatred into beautiful writing, Read More …

The Boundless Sublime by Lili Wilkinson

Ruby has lost her brother and feels responsible. Her father is in prison and her mother has fallen in a heap. Left to her own devices she comes across Fox who offers her another world, and some hope. He and the ways of his ‘family’ are seductive and Ruby is pulled in, despite doubts about Read More …

The Best of Adam Sharp by Graeme Simsion

Adam Sharp has been with partner Claire for many years. But when he hears from Angelina, the woman he had an affair with while working in Australia over twenty years ago, the cracks in their relationship open up. When he joins Angelina and her husband in France things get really interesting. Will they get together after Read More …