Books exploring sex, death and architecture have all made the shortlist for the 2013 ACT Book of the Year Award, which was announced on Monday.
Much-loved, multi award-winning singer Kate Ceberano has flown under the radar in the past few years.
Everything about Jack Ellis' life before writing prepared him for it.
On the shelf this week: My Nanna is a Ninja and Janice MacLeod's Paris Letters.
Award-winning author Joy Dettman talks about her favourite books.
Middle-aged women as heroines are rare, but their concerns provide fodder for a psychological thriller.
What do American collectors like to keep on their bookshelves? Sexy pictures of Madonna.
Greg Roberts' big promise; a time in the sun for Lisa Jacobson; Solomon Northup's real story; Penguins prove so popular; and the oddball titles.
Authors and their itinerant lives; the debate about identifying literary critics; and the debut novel by a Sydney author making its mark in Los Angeles.
The strange news that Casey Donovan was duped by woman posing as a mysterious male suitor, revealed in her tell-all autobiography Big, Beautiful & Sexy, has generated plenty of sympathy for the former Australian Idol winner. But it's left people scratching their heads too: how could such a thing happen? And why?