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The Lebs
Michael Mohammed Ahmad, Hachette, March 2018, reviewed by Martin Shaw

Punchbowl Boys High, often dubbed ‘NSW’s most troubled school’, was the subject of a 2016 autobiographical essay by Michael Mohammed Ahmad. Now, that reminiscence of... Read more
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Flight of fantasy: Tracy Sorensen on ‘The Lucky Galah’ x

Tracy Sorensen’s The Lucky Galah (Picador, March) recounts the lives of ordinary Australians from the 1960s until the 2000s, as narrated by a galah called... Read more


Write on: 2018 fiction preview x

New books by Ceridwen Dovey, Kristina Olsson, Melissa Lucashenko, Lloyd Jones and Gerald Murnane, and a number of highly anticipated debuts, are among Australian publishers’... Read more


Write on: 2018 nonfiction preview x

Andrea Hanke reports on Australian publishers’ local nonfiction highlights for 2018. Click here for the full preview. Recently retired Western Bulldogs captain Bob Murphy will... Read more



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