Anna George has worked as a lawyer and in film and TV. She studied professional writing and editing, and has written film scripts. Her debut novel, What Came Before (Viking), is a literary thriller about a couple facing the end of an abusive marriage.
Egos ran wild during the Hawke-Keating years, as former MP Gareth Evans details in a revealing book.
He wants to get away from the 'bum' and 'poo' books he's sold millions of, but Andy Griffiths' army of young fans can rest assured his imagination-stretching tales will always go to the limits of good taste, writes Lisa Clausen.
Jessie Burton's debut novel The Miniaturist is both gripping and mesmerising. By Daphne Guinness.
Malcolm Fraser wins this year's $20,000 John Button Prize for writing on public policy and politics.
Trials of a true-crime author; New York Times double-bestseller; and new show The Mix features book chat on ABC TV.
Attract bees and other helpful creatures into your garden with this hanging insect house.
Jeff Popple delves into the world of crime.
The new Wordsmith exhibition combines an eclectic and diverse mix of words and art.
During her career, Anne Summers has built up a most eclectic résumé accents are required on words that can be mistaken for others including stints as editor-in-chief of Ms. magazine, running the Hawke government’s Office of the Status of Women and taking the reins as deputy president of the Powerhouse Museum.