6 Australian Authors On The Books They’re Excited About



Trivial Grievances

by Bridie Jabour

“A whip-smart, self-aware, witty and heartfelt meditation on what it is like to be in one’s 30s.”

Recommended by Jacqueline Maley, author of  The Truth About Her

The Dogs

by John Hughes

“A beautifully moving examination of family secrets and the chasm that can exist between parents and children.”

Selected by Benjamin Law, writer and broadcaster

Love and Virtue

by Diana Reid

“Explores themes of consent, sexuality, feminism and what it means to hold two competing truths simultaneously as women in a world that continues to force them into a single narrative.”

Recommended by Jessie Tu, author of A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing


by Yumna Kassab

“A nuanced evocation of small town life.”

Recommended by Claire Thomas, the author of  The Performance

These Precious Days

by Ann Patchett

Her essays are always profound and clever.”

Recommended by Meg Mason, author of  Sorrow and Bliss

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