Elias Greig, author of the wonderfully titled (but sure to invoke involuntary shudders from booksellers) I Can’t Remember the Title But the Cover is Blue discusses his new book, and how it exposes the realities of working in retail, and in particular many people’s idea of a dream job – working in a bookshop. … Read the rest
This year Michael Connelly was recognised with the CWA Diamond Dagger, awarded for a significant contribution to the crime writing genre with his 31 books, and here he discusses how he approached writing his 32nd book – Dark Sacred Night and bringing together Harry Bosch and Renée Ballard.… Read the rest
Masterpiece, exquisite, compelling, rare, classic, perfect, tender, piercing, humorous, uplifting… these are just some of the words that have been used to try and describe Lenny’s Book of Everything.
Last week we shared some of the incredible responses we’ve received from children for the book, and while it is written for those aged 10 and up, Karen Foxlee’s book is having a profound effect on adult readers too.… Read the rest
Nichola Beukes was our inaugural Faber Writing Academy scholarship winner for Patti Miller’s True Stories course, and here she shares her experiences of the course and the development of her writing.… Read the rest
Out in November, Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee is one of our most anticipated books of the year. There’s a huge amount of in-house love for this heartbreakingly beautiful book, and early readers are also falling for the charms of Lenny and Davey.… Read the rest
Does the current state of Australian politics drive you to utter despair? Join the club. But thankfully, we have the antidote!
With the utter stupefying shambles that is Australian politics, it seems like things can’t get much worse, right?… Read the rest
Book week sees thousands of children around the country dress up as their favourite characters, and we’ve loved following all the antics on social media and looking out for some of our much loved characters.… Read the rest