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World

World

Brock Turner's Sexual Assault Victim Reveals Her Identity

2 min read

'Emily Doe', the anonymous woman whose victim impact statement about Brock Turner was heard around the world, has revealed her identify, putting her own name and face to her powerful words.

News

News

Why This Author Made Santa Female

2 min read

Santa, his elves, Rudolph and Frosty the snowman have been Christmas tale heroes for years, but a new book is out to shake-up the narrative.

Tanya Hennessy

Tanya Hennessy

'Harry Potter' Is Proof J.K. Rowling Knows Nothing About Teenagers

3 min read

I might be the only 'Harry Potter' fan who is annoyed by the announcement that J.K. Rowling is releasing four brand new stories in the magical series.

Music

Music

A Jonas Brothers Memoir Is Coming

1 min read

The memoir, titled 'Blood', will be released in November.

Life

Life

Marie Kondo Has Written A Kids Book For Your Messy Children

1 min read

Tidying up wizard Marie Kondo wants children to feel pure joy next time they're asked to clean their rooms.

TV

TV

George R. R. Martin Denies Final 'GoT' Books Are Finished

2 min read

Author George R. R. Martin has hit back at claims that he's been strategically biding his time in releasing his next 'Game of Thrones' books.

Damien Linnane

Damien Linnane

The One Thing That Helped Me Survive Prison

5 min read

Some inmates will tell you the hardest part of prison is being separated from your loved ones, being deprived of your freedom, or even being surrounded by violence.

Life

Life

Meghan Markle's Mum Is The Star Of A New Romance Novel

2 min read

We bet you thought, with the frenzy around the impending birth of Meghan and Harry's first child, that the world had already reached peak royal.

Fleur Morrison

Fleur Morrison

10 Books To Make You LOL Ahead Of Comedy Festival Month

9 min read

The season for laughs is now upon us as the Melbourne Comedy Festival kicked off this week, to be followed closely by the Sydney Comedy Festival in April.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

8 Books You Need To Read Ahead Of International Women's Day

4 min read

There are so many amazing books published every year that tell women’s stories.

Fleur Morrison

Fleur Morrison

The Best Love Stories In Literature, Just In Time For Valentine's Day

6 min read

For some people, the best love stories are those in which the passion is fast and furious.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Your Harry Potter Books Could Be Worth A Fortune

1 min read

It's time to raid your bookcase for that worn copy of 'The Chamber Of Secrets'.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Barack Obama Has Revealed His Fave Songs, Movies And Books Of 2018

2 min read

The former president has been jamming to Cardi B, watching 'Black Panther' and poring over the work of Zadie Smith this year.

World

World

'Am I Dying?!': New Book Helps You Figure Out When A Common Symptom Is Serious

3 min read

It can be hard to tell when your physical symptoms are a sign of something serious.

Life

Life

Hot Summer Reads For Everyone -- Whether You're A Bookworm Or Not

4 min read

If your New Year's resolution is to read more, here are some books to get you off to a good start.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

Why A Book Is The Worst Present You Could Get For Christmas

5 min read

There are two types of people in this world -- those who are weirdly obsessed with printed, paper books. And those who aren’t.

Fleur Morrison

Fleur Morrison

The 11 Best Books Of 2018 To Binge On Over Summer

7 min read

It’s that time of year when inland towns and cities across Australia empty and holiday-makers head to the coast. It’s also time to find the perfect beach read.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Jason Momoa Has Been Ripping Pages Out Of Amber Heard's Books

1 min read

Jason Momoa is in a lot of trouble with local librarians, bookstore owners and bookworms around the globe for committing crimes against literature. 

News

News

An Anti-Plastic Book Has Been Sold Wrapped In Plastic

1 min read

A book about how to shrink our plastic waste production has been shrink-wrapped in plastic by a distributor.

Entertainment

Entertainment

George R.R. Martin Said He's Struggling To Finish Next 'Game Of Thrones' Book

1 min read

The fantasy author has described how challenging it's been to focus on writing following the popularity of the HBO TV show based on his work.

Entertainment

Entertainment

A Harry Potter Fan Just Fixed The Series' Biggest Mistake

1 min read

Spoilers ahead if you haven't gotten around to finishing 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows'...

Sport

Sport

Shane Warne Explains Why He's Still So Popular, And Nails It

2 min read

It's not just the hairstyle and choice of shirt that's changed for the better.

National

National

Have You Read These Banned Books?

3 min read

It's Banned Books Week and to celebrate, the Australian National University is taking a look back at the best books which at some point or another, have been off limits.

Life

Life

Yo, Bookworms: You Can Now Read Classic Novels on Instagram

2 min read

It puts the story in Insta Story.

Fleur Morrison

Fleur Morrison

The Busy Parents’ Guide To Book Week

6 min read

This is a community service announcement for parents of children in primary school: Children’s Book Week is just a few days away.

Fleur Morrison

Fleur Morrison

Why Some Countries Are Giving Grants To Support Bookshops

4 min read

The beauty of a bookshop doesn’t just lie in the possibilities within the books.

Life

Life

The Most Popular Audiobooks For Book Lovers Day And Beyond

4 min read

Prepare your ears for some top-quality tales.

Fleur Morrison

Fleur Morrison

Why You Should Forget Self-Help Books And Read These 5 Instead

6 min read

Self-development books are all the rage, but what about stories that remind us to be kind?

Views

Views

The Reason Boys Don’t Read 'Girls'' Books

6 min read

It is widely believed that boys prefer to read about male protagonists. But, before we decry the way that boys are not interested in girls’ stories, it is worth taking a look at the bookshelves.

Views

Views

Reading The Classics Is Still Relevant. Here's Why.

5 min read

Who’s afraid of classic literature? Me too, but don't let that stop you.

Views

Views

These Hot Books Will Ensure It's Not A Winter Of Discontent

8 min read

Rug up and and get stuck in.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

So It Turns Out Winnie The Pooh Is Actually A Girl

2 min read

Wait, what!?

Entertainment

Entertainment

A Stranger Things Book Series Is Happening So Crack Out The Eggos

2 min read

Expect an origin story for your FAVE character, too.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

5 Great Reads To Cozy Up With This Winter

4 min read

Assume the position with one of these little gems.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

What To Read When You Can't Get Enough Royal Wedding

5 min read

Page-turners to feed your hunger for all things Harry, Meghan et al.

Views

Views

Catch The Train. Not The Flu. Here's How.

3 min read

The best seat is the one next to the healthiest-looking commuter.

Views

Views

When Are You Too Old To Read Harry Potter?

4 min read

Never.

Politics

Politics

Clive Palmer Has Written A Book And Parliament Is Not Impressed

2 min read

We're going to need a bigger bin.

Views

Views

Read All About It: Canberra Is Naming Streets After Librarians

3 min read

It might be an overstatement to align librarians with the rock stars after which Melbourne’s famous laneway has been named, but it does seem that librarians are having their day.