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.
Linda Morris The frustrations of an awarding winning children's author with Europe's refugee crisis has snowballed into a Twitter fundraising campaign that has raised more than $300,000.
Jason Steger There is widespread confusion within the book industry as to when the Book Council of Australia will be constituted, what its official function will be and when it will start work.
Jason Steger The Melbourne Prize for Literature has shortlisted five writers for the $60,000 award that, like the Nobel Prize, honours a body of work.
Bhakthi Puvanenthiran J.K.Rowling had fans in a froth overnight with movement at the station on Platform 9 and 3/4.
Gordon Peake William Finnegan's rip-roaring memoir of a life spent chasing the world's waves is nothing short of superb.
Linda Morris When a book has no name, this charity helps to build literacy one story at a time.
Kylie Northover Dr Oliver Sacks, who died Sunday morning, aged 82, held a unique place in both the worlds of science and popular culture. Here are his most memorable quotes.
John Wanna Readers will enjoy his latest book, though some of its tales are a tad too tall.