Forget the image of the tormented, reclusive author – some of Western Australia’s best writers are vibrant, interesting women.
The crime writer believes women understand the mechanics of fear because they're brought up being told the world is a dangerous place.
Nick Earl's approachable prose and his knack for the comedy of embarrassment belie his willingness to dig deep into contemporary malaise.
Best-selling romance author Fiona McArthur picks titles by Mary Durack, Diana Gabaldon, Jennifer Worth and Georgette Heyer.
Julia Gillard on tour; Peter Carey's brush with Julian Assange; Sydney Writers' Festival funding; Cats v dogs
Jeff Popple reviews three thrillers that made the grade.
Forty years after the death of Agatha Christie, Hercule Poirot gets a new case to solve.
This is written, logically enough, in a similarly edgy, off-beat but not off-key manner to Out of the Line of Fire.
Tobias Hill's new work prompts again the question of whether good poets can write good novels.