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Fleur McDonald selects Five Books of Influence

Fleur McDonald writes about strong women overcoming adversity, drawing inspiration from her own experiences in rural Australia.

On October 27, 2016

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Caroline Beecham selects Five Books of Influence

Caroline Beecham grew up at the English seaside and relocated to Australia to continue her career as a writer and producer in film and television. She has worked on a...

On July 28, 2016

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Jemma Wayne selects Five Books of Influence

We are delighted that Jemma Wayne, author of Chains of Sand, was able to share with us her favourite books from childhood.

On June 30, 2016
 

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Christine Wells selects Five Books of Influence

Christine Wells worked as a corporate lawyer in a city firm before exchanging contracts and prospectuses for a different kind of fiction. In her novels, she draws on a lifelong...

On May 17, 2016

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Lucie Whitehouse selects Five Books of Influence

Lucie Whitehouse was born in Gloucestershire in 1975. She read Classics at Oxford University and now lives in Brooklyn, New York. She is the author of The House at Midnight,...

On May 10, 2016

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Josephine Moon selects Five Books of Influence

Josephine Moon's first novel, The Tea Chest (2014), delighted readers with its strong heroine and enchanting story. It became an instant success. Her second novel, The Chocolate Promise (2015), was...

On April 15, 2016
 

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Mike Bullen selects Five Books of Influence

As if we weren’t excited enough at the return of Cold Feet! Mike Bullen, the creator/writer of the brilliant BAFTA award-winning series Cold Feet, has penned his first novel.

On December 2, 2015

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Jenny Ackland selects Five Books of Influence

We are delighted that Jenny Ackland joins us today to share her five most influential books.

On November 12, 2015

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Mireille Juchau selects Five Books of Influence

Mireille is a talented, up and coming Australian novelist and The World Without Us is her third novel. Her first, Machines for Feeling was shortlisted for the 1999 Vogel/Australian Literary...

On September 1, 2015
 

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Michael Robotham selects Five Books of Influence

Before becoming a novelist, Michael Robotham was an investigative journalist working across Britain, Australia and America. He is the author of twelve Sunday Times bestsellers, both fiction and non-fiction. He...

On August 19, 2015

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Vaseem Khan selects Five Books of Influence

Vaseem Khan first saw an elephant lumbering down the middle of the road in 1997 when he arrived in India to work as a management consultant. It was the most...

On August 14, 2015

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Stephanie Bishop selects Five Books of Influence

A stunning emerging Australian writer, Stephanie Bishop's first novel was The Singing, for which she was named one of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD's Best Young Australian Novelists. The Singing was...

On July 29, 2015
 

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Myfanwy Jones selects Five Books of Influence

Myfanwy Jones is the author of The Rainy Season, shortlisted for The Melbourne Prize for Literature's Best Writing Award 2009, and co-author of the bestselling Parlour Games for Modern Families,...

On June 3, 2015

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Justine Lewis selects Five Books of Influence

Justine Lewis spent her professional life writing legal advice – which some may say is similar to creative writing - but the lack of sexy heroes and happy endings led...

On April 29, 2015

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Hannah Tunnicliffe selects Five Books of Influence

Born in New Zealand, Hannah Tunnicliffe is a self-confessed nomad. She has previously lived in Canada, Australia, England, Macau and, while travelling Europe, a campervan named Fred. She currently lives...

On April 15, 2015
 
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