Monday, December 14, 2015
Book news & reviews from the Sydney Morning Herald
JASON STEGER 12:15am Malcolm Turnbull will hand out tax-free prizes worth $600,000 at tonight's PM's Literary Awards ceremony.
Leonie Thorne 4:36am Candice Fox received over 200 rejection letters in the first decade of her crime writing career.
CAMERON ATFIELD Anybody who has spent time in the country would be familiar with the honesty system of buying fresh produce.
Thuy On The not-so-hidden agenda in Bob Brown's glorious panoramas is helping the wilds and wildlife of Australia.
Peter Craven If you're the kind of person who thrills at togas and legions and massacres, Dictator is going to be your chalice of poisoned wine.
Daniel Herborn Two new collections flesh out Benaud's varied career.
Nicole Trilivas Elizabeth Gilbert taught me to get over myself and just write how I speak.
KAREN HARDY After more than 20 years in Africa Tony Park is still surprised by the country he has adopted as his home.
Reviewer: Peter Pierce By happy coincidence, two daring and experimental new narratives have recently been published.
As the season of gift-giving and relaxing days for reading looms we asked various Australian writers which books had made their mark in the past year.