Here are our top books to read this month.
The baby is dead. It only took a few seconds.
When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work after having children, she and her husband look for the perfect caretaker for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise: a quiet, polite and devoted woman who sings to their children, cleans the family's chic apartment in Paris's upscale tenth arrondissement, stays late without complaint and is able to host enviable birthday parties.
The couple and nanny become more dependent on each other. But as jealousy, resentment and suspicions increase, Myriam and Paul's idyllic tableau is shattered... Read the book here in Australia and here in the UK.
Dimity Powell has just released her debut children's book, PS: Who Stole Santa's Mail. She has been a vibrant and supportive member of the writing community for some time and it...On December 10, 2012
The Man Booker Prize ShortlistOn September 12, 2012
Merry Christmas to all.On December 24, 2012
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
The overall winner of the Costa Book Award has been announced as Days Without end by Sebastian Barry. He beat Keggie Carew with her biography Dadland and Alice Oswald with...On February 2, 2017
By Sophia WhitfieldOn March 10, 2014