He appeared out of the depths at Docklands this week, and will rise from out of a lake at Elsternwick’s historic Rippon Lea Estate next week.
THE ZHIVAGO AFFAIR: THE KREMLIN, THE CIA AND THE BATTLE OVER A FORBIDDEN BOOK. By Peter Finn and Petra Couvee. Harvill Secker. $35.
Mary Delahunty doesn't pretend to be ''objective'' in any sense in her thoughtful and very human observations of Australia's first female prime minister.
McDonald has written a solidly researched biography of a thoughtful, unprepossessing Charles Bavier whose strange circumstances, rather than any inherent strength of character.
Australian Book Design Awards favourites; Byron Bay Writers' Festival; writers headed for Sydney.
Jeff Popple delves into the world of crime with three reviews.
Nick Earls first found readers writing about the angst of single-men. Now the Brisbane novelist returns to his roots to skewer the male middle-age crisis.
A guide to what is happening in and around Canberra's literary world.
Post-war fascist Britain alternative history lacks depth and character strength, writes Colin Steele.
Vargas novels are notable for her perceptive exploration of the human condition and their humour and this is no exception.