2014 was a big, mad, busy year of reading constantly for pleasure, work and study.
Five of my most memorable reading experiences came via the 1,264 more words
It’s a gift for a reader to pick up a book that takes you by surprise and blows your mind.
I had the great fortune in 2014 to stumble upon several books that did this — all of them short story collections, three released in 2014, five by Australian authors. 310 more words
A one size fits all definition for Australian fiction? Nup. Australian imaginations cross borders and time as easily as those from elsewhere. There is no rule that all Australian fiction must deal with the bush, or the surf or gritty inner city crime. 3,487 more words