Historian David Day tells Undercover he has "serious misgivings" about the Book Council of Australia.
Reviewer: Alison Broinowski For Japan sentimentalists, the photos and word pictures of Karuizawa make this novel a good read.
Various Best picks from the small screen.
Garry Maddox The Hollywood character actor opens up about a career of ups and downs, George Clooney and alcohol.
Reviewer: Anna Creer Wolf Winter is a historical crime mystery in the Nordic noir tradition, which chills as it impresses.
Reviewer: Geoff Page New verse autobiographies by Peter Lach-Newinsky and B.N. Oakman meet the challenges of the genre.
Ron Cerabona Faber Writing Academy in Sydney are offering a free place on their prestigious Writing a Novel course worth $6500.
Ruth Ritchie As ratings return the networks prepare to unleash a lot of reality crap none of us want.
Reviewer: Robert Willson AUSTRALIA 1901–2001 A Narrative History By Andrew Tink. NewSouth Publishing. $34.99.
Reviewer: Sasha Grishin Millionaire gambler David Walsh's entertaining autobiography says a lot but reveals little.