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Tanya Hennessy

Tanya Hennessy

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Prepare To Cringe, The Nominees For 2018's Worst Sex Writing Are Here

4 min read

The Literary Review has released the nominees for the worst descriptions of sex in fiction -- and we apologise in advance for what you're about to read.

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Seven Of The Best And Worst Fathers In Books

5 min read

Because even in fiction fatherhood is complicated.

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.

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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.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

5 Great Reads To Cozy Up With This Winter

4 min read

Assume the position with one of these little gems.

World

World

Pulitzer-Winning Author Philip Roth Dies At 85

5 min read

"In my life I have had, in total, a couple of months of these completely wonderful days as a writer, and that is enough."