The majority of Australians live in close proximity to the coast, but Deb Hunt's new book gives an insight into the lives of remote farming families.
Michael Idato Harper Collins says it is planning a first printing of two million copies of Go Set A Watchman.
Kylie Northover British author and journalist Will Self, visiting for the Melbourne Writers Festival, is unashamedly not a fan of the city.
Jason Steger Andy Griffiths climbs higher; To Larsson or not? Helen Garner's criminal success, and the final weekend of MWF.
Gordon Peake William Finnegan's rip-roaring memoir of a life spent chasing the world's waves is nothing short of superb.
Ron Cerabona All the advice, inspiration and goss for everything writing-related in ACT.
Mark Thomas Characters unravel as plot tightens up in this cleverly intimate novel.
Melinda Smith An exciting guest list of top poets will come to Canberra celebrate all things poetry next month.
Alison Broinowski China's foremost science-fiction writer does not idealise extraterrestrial societies.
Bhakthi Puvanenthiran Sewing machines and glue guns have been out in force to ensure the children of the nation are in fighting form for National Book Week.