Suzanne D. Rutland is Professor of the Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies at the University of Sydney, and has published widely on Australian Jewish history. Her book co-authored with Sam Lipski, Let My People Go: The Untold Story of Australia and the Soviet Jews 1959-89 (Hybrid), was joint winner of the 2016 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Australian History.
Susan Wyndham Maxine Beneba Clarke thought her memoir, The Hate Race, would be "a hard sell at the end of the day because it was a book about a little black girl". Booksellers proved her wrong.
Clark Spencer T.C. Boyle's new novel explores the tensions which might arise among a colony of people on another planet.
After reading The Death of the Heart, I knew I needed to get better at reading people's motives.
Jason Steger Veronica Roth will be distracted from her concern at the advent of President Donald Trump by the launch of Carve the Mark, the follow-up to her smash-hit Divergent trilogy.
Peter Martin The best pop songs start out like something you want and then build up to something so much more.
Stephanie Owen Reeder Stephanie Owen Reeder explores the engaging escapades of a range of picture-book animals
Literary news and events in Canberra.
William McInnes Far from a fan of regimented leisure, William McInnes enjoys the party side of a dinner.
Jane Richards The group of friends formerly known as The Book Sluts are at it again, with another outback saga.
Mayor Joyce McCulloch can't stop smiling about the $3.03 million the Mount Isa City Council has received from ...
The government should back up its rhetoric about supporting Western Queensland, Robbie Katter says.
Bob Katter explains the impact that Centrelink bonus cuts will have on disadvantaged families.
There has been a recent spate of Mount Isa bike thefts.
Letters to the editor, Tuesday January 24