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The Beekeeper of Sinjar review: Dunya Mokhail's story of a saviour of the Yazidi

The Beekeeper of Sinjar review: Dunya Mokhail's story of a saviour of the Yazidi

Abdullah Shrem, a honey trader, has used his local knowledge to smuggle Yazidi women away from Islamic State.

  • by Bill Perrett

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Unwell review: Mike McRae on the diseases we had and why we lost them

Unwell review: Mike McRae on the diseases we had and why we lost them

Unwell is a thoughtful, knowledgeable, funny and personalised account of a complex and important subject.

  • by Bill Perrett
The Billionaire Raj review: James Crabtree on the mega-rich of India

The Billionaire Raj review: James Crabtree on the mega-rich of India

The new class of super rich in India have been christened ''Bollygarchs''.

  • by Bill Perrett
No shushing! State Library of NSW opens the door to children
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No shushing! State Library of NSW opens the door to children

Seen and heard: The State Library of NSW wants to turn itself into the ''go-to'' place for children's writing and reading.

  • by Linda Morris
The Saturday Paper alters prestigious award after judge's resignation

The Saturday Paper alters prestigious award after judge's resignation

The Horne Prize had placed a ban on non-Indigenous Australians writing about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

  • by Broede Carmody
How Liane Moriarty keeps it real

How Liane Moriarty keeps it real

She might have sold more than 6 million books and have Nicole Kidman's number in her phone but Liane Moriarty takes it all in her stride.

  • by Karen Hardy
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Books That Changed Me: John Purcell

Books That Changed Me: John Purcell

Henry Miller's Sexus turned John Purcell into a real book fiend.

Top 10 business books, week ending September 9

Top 10 business books, week ending September 9

Scott Pape's Barefoot Investor tops the business bestselling books chart

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GIVEAWAYS: Win tickets to the movie American Animals, to the Fitness Show Melbourne, or win Nightball footy or soccer packages

  • by Kay Stewart
Recipes: 8 weeks to WOW, by Emilie Brabon-Hames and Chief Brabon
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Recipes: 8 weeks to WOW, by Emilie Brabon-Hames and Chief Brabon

Recipes from these elite trainers will set you on the right body transformation path, and taste delicious too.

Inside the head of an author: If the reader is to be disturbed, then so must I

Inside the head of an author: If the reader is to be disturbed, then so must I

Creating dark characters can take an emotional toll on an author and his family.

  • by Ross Watkins