Top 10 Bestsellers

<i>The 78-Storey Treehouse<i>, by Andy Griffiths.

The latest Treehouse adventures from Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton have swiftly knocked the middle-aged boy wizard, Harry Potter, from the top of the bestseller lists

Larkin's Devour chilling Antarctic thriller

L.A. Larkin, author, loves the fast pace of thrillers.

When Australian thriller writer LA (Louise) Larkin heard of a British expedition to Antarctica where a team of scientists were planning to drill 3km down into a subglacial lake that had been isolated for half a million years, the first question she asked herself was what if.

A collaboration in crime

Candice Fox, author of Never Never, her second collaboration with crime writer James Patterson.

Candice Fox cornered best-selling author James Patterson at a cocktail party and next thing she knew they were writing a book.

Karan Mahajan

Author Karan Mahajan's latest novel <i>Another Thing</i> was inspired by memories of a terrorist attack in Mumbai.

Karan Mahajan novel is a fictionalised account of a bombing in New Delhi. He was 12 at the time. Years later a terrorist attack in Mumbai awakened his memory of the bombing.

Can superhero series Wild Cards sate Game of Thrones viewers?

Game of Thrones fan theory R+L=J has finally been confirmed.

Is the answer to the imminent hole in our television viewing once Game Of Thrones ends George RR Martin's new book series, Wild Cards? It's a bit hard to know since Universal Cable Productions has yet to begin scripting, but science-fiction book nerd Katie Hires has high hopes for the series.

Simply delightful

Leila Rudge's celebration of difference, Gary (Walker Books. 32 pp. $24.99).

Stephanie Owen Reeder explores picture books that entertain, educate and ultimately delight.

How newsmaps won the Great War

Fred. W. Rose's  Serio-comic war map for the year 1877. (detail)

Ahead of the launch of his new book, Where are our boys? National Library curator of maps Martin Woods explains how newsmaps won the Great War.


Hannah Kent, Book Author inside the Matilda Book shop in Adelaide. Thursday 19th December 2013. The AFR Magazine Picture ...

Kill Your Darlings exits the print world for better days online.