The challenge was how to produce a 40th-anniversary edition of the longest Australian novel ever published, too big for a flimsy paperback.
Michael Popple enjoys Ben Fergusson's debut, the new Robert Goddard and James Lee Burke's mystery.
Nicholas J. Johnson knows how to fool you. But at least he's honest about it, unlike some of the people he writes about in his first novel, Chasing the Ace.
Having written four books about his life in Granada, our reviewer hears a distinct scrapping sound as the bottom of the barrel is reached.
To say that the world of the book is undergoing change is a cliche, writes Colin Steele.
Alena Graedon's first novel suggests the possibility that technology could permanently change the role of language.
In his latest book Craig Wilcox provides a small window into an older British-Australia, illuminating a range of much bigger issues.
Author Toby Barlow presents a quaint, bizarre but rather charming cosmology in his second novel.
So, Aldi has banned the Roald Dahl kids' classic Revolting Rhymes over a word.
The Aldi supermarket chain has removed iconic Roald Dahl children's book Revolting Rhymes from its shelves after complaints from customers about the use of the word "slut".