The Indie Book Awards are the first national awards of the year and perhaps the only ones in which Peter Carey's cynical political satire, Amnesia, will sit on the shortlist with Graeme Simsion's best-selling romantic comedy, The Rosie Effect.
The Age's literary editor and regular panelist on ABC TV's The Book Club Jason Steger has picked his top 10 Australian novels. Vote for your favourite below.
Is there such a thing, now, as mateship? Ian Warden wonders if he is the right man to ask.
Robert Willson delves into the intriguing story behind the man behind the The Thirty-Nine Steps.
Michael Popple reviews historical novels for festive season immersion.
The Prime Minister's Literary Awards regroup; Mark Henshaw on the rights of shortlisted writers; Michel Houellebecq's bestseller
Short reviews of fiction from Australia and overseas.
The selfish deadbeat Sullivan Moss is the latest creation from Offspring's co-creator Debra Oswald.
Book review: From Isaac Newton to the exploration of statistics, Frank O'Shea reviews four science books.
William Gibson's new novel packs ideas and technological inventions around a barebones plot.