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Kylie Kaden selects Five Books of Influence

Kylie Kaden was raised in Queensland and spent holidays camping with her parents and two brothers at the Sunshine Coast, where much of her first book Losing Kate is set....

On April 8, 2015

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Alice Campion selects Five Books of Influence

Alice Campion is the pseudonym for five members of a Sydney book club who challenged themselves to write a ‘21st Century Thorn Birds'. The result is The Painted Sky, a...

On March 18, 2015

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Fiona Higgins selects Five Books of Influence

Born in Melbourne and educated in Sydney, Fiona Higgins has worked in the philanthropic sector over the past 15 years. Fiona's memoir, Love in the Age of Drought, was published...

On March 4, 2015
 

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Madeline Ash selects Five Books of Influence

Madeline has always lived in Melbourne. She is emotionally allergic to spontaneity, and yet doesn't mind the weather that drags her into rain when she's planned for sunshine. She likes...

On February 18, 2015

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Avril Tremayne selects Five Books of Influence

After a highly successful career in corporate communications, Avril Tremayne decided she needed a little more romance in her life.

On February 11, 2015

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Lisa Walker selects Five Books of Influence

Arkie's Pilgrimage to the Next Big Thing is Lisa Walker's third novel, following Liar Bird and Sex and Lies and Bonsai.

On February 4, 2015
 

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Robert Dessaix selects Five Books of Influence

Robert Dessaix is a writer, translator, broadcaster and occasional essayist. From 1985 to 1995, after teaching Russian language and literature for many years at the Australian National University and the...

On December 18, 2014

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Samantha Verant selects Five Books of Influence

Samantha Vérant is a travel addict, a self-professed oenophile, and a determined, if occasionally unconventional, French chef. She lives in southwestern France, where she's able to explore all of her...

On December 3, 2014

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Jenn McLeod selects Five Books of Influence

When Jenn J McLeod quit Sydney’s corporate communications chaos, she bought a little café in a small town and ran a unique, dog-friendly B&B in country NSW. Home now is...

On November 18, 2014
 

Jennifer Klinec selects Five Books of Influence

Jennifer Klinec was born and grew up in Canada in the most East European of families. Always craving autonomy and adventure, she left Canada at 16 for Europe. By the...

On November 5, 2014

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Caroline Kepnes selects Five Books of Influence

Caroline Kepnes works as a journalist, having covered pop culture for Entertainment Weekly, Tiger Beat, Teen Machine, E! Online, and Yahoo! TV. She has also written for the television shows...

On October 29, 2014

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Ellie O'Neill selects Five Books of Influence

Ellie O’Neill sold spider catchers in Sydney, flipped burgers in Dublin, and worked in advertising in London, but all the while she had that niggling feeling she had stories to...

On October 22, 2014
 

Thea Hayes selects Five Books of Influence

Thea Hayes qualified as a nurse in Sydney in 1959. Her first posting was to a remote station in the Northern Territory called Wave Hill. She now lives in the...

On October 15, 2014

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Karen Wood selects Five Books of Influence

Karen Wood is the author of the five Diamond Spirit books, an adventurous series set in the Australian outback about friendship, courage and the love of horses. She has also...

On October 8, 2014

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Cheryl Adnams selects Five Books of Influence

Cheryl Adnams lives in Adelaide, South Australia. After discovering a love of writing in high school, she went on to complete courses in screenplay writing and a Diploma of Freelance...

On October 1, 2014
 
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