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Melbourne Writers Festival takes a new tack

Melbourne Writers Festival takes a new tack

Hits, misses and fake funerals were all part of first-time director Marieke Hardy's Melbourne Writers Festival.

  • by John Bailey

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Apple's Steve Jobs comes across as a jerk in new book. His daughter forgives him. Should we?
Steve Jobs

Apple's Steve Jobs comes across as a jerk in new book. His daughter forgives him. Should we?

Lisa Brennan-Jobs wants readers to know this: Steve Jobs rejected his daughter for years, but that daughter has absolved him.

  • by Nellie Bowles
Scrublands: An unsettling story from the heart of Australia

Scrublands: An unsettling story from the heart of Australia

How far will a town go to make sure its secrets stay buried?

  • by Karen Hardy
Tim Ayliffe's Australian thriller ripped straight from the headlines

Tim Ayliffe's Australian thriller ripped straight from the headlines

Set in Sydney, this debut thriller poses many questions about Australia's role in international affairs

  • by Karen Hardy
The Honey Farm: seductive, menacing thriller overflowing with secrets

The Honey Farm: seductive, menacing thriller overflowing with secrets

Harriet Alida Lye has written a book that stirs the imagination and the soul

  • by Karen Hardy
Dragons and sex drew Robyn Cadwallader to the Middle Ages

Dragons and sex drew Robyn Cadwallader to the Middle Ages

The author of The Anchoress has given us a new book which also looks at the plight of women in the Middle Ages

  • by Karen Hardy