Oddfellows tells the story of two persecuted Muslims who had come to Australia in the late 19th century who attacked a train in Broken Hill in 1915.
Gabrielle Carey's family memoir Moving Among Strangers (UQP) was co-winner of the 2014 Prime Minister's Literary Award for non-fiction. The co-author of Puberty Blues, she has written and edited books of fiction, essays and memoir.
Ross Southernwood A selection of 100 influential books from 40,000 years ago to the 20th century is a fascinating read.
Karen Hardy Karen Hardy looks at three fiction novels for summer reading.
Susan Wyndham 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.
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.
Reviewer: Robert Willson AUSTRALIA 1901–2001 A Narrative History By Andrew Tink. NewSouth Publishing. $34.99.
Ron Cerabona Faber Writing Academy in Sydney are offering a free place on their prestigious Writing a Novel course worth $6500.
Offenders nabbed after allegedly stealing copper