A tremendously rewarding novel about love in the cruellest of places.
A fascinating and ugly collection of poetry.
A riveting and passionate tale of intellectual inquiry into the origins of Polynesia.
The Light Years is the perfect novel for a society sleep-walking towards disaster.
An ambitious novel about war and memory.
The Fifth Sun is a fascinating, scholarly and moving portrayal of a people surviving colonisation.
A tale of despair, illness and poverty that captures the swooping highs and devastating lows of life.
A novel that does what it says, painting a portrait of an ambitious and charming young woman as she seeks to experience all life has to offer.
The books that have had the biggest impact on me this year.
These stories are about traditional Aussie men, all at sea in their emotions.