A tale of despair, illness and poverty that captures the swooping highs and devastating lows of life.
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.
Lesbians! Cowboys! Argentina!
This is a novel that does what it says: a truly discomforting tale of death and grief set in a grim twilight world.
Stone Sky Gold Mountain offers a rearranging of Australian history, reminding us other settlers were also here in the early days.
Cherry Beach is a painful portrait of millennial queer life, and agonising desire.
Cleanness is a book of lofty ideas, grounded in the flesh.
Ali Smith’s Seasonal quartet is over. What a journey, and what a time for it to end.
The Animals In That Country is premised on the idea that if we could suddenly understand what are animals are saying, it would drive us insane.