Lola Bensky is a nineteen-year-old rock journalist who irons her hair straight and asks a lot of questions. A high-school dropout, she's not sure how she got the job - but she's been sent by her Australian newspaper right to the heart of the Lond... read more

Lola Bensky(Prizewinner longlist Miles Franklin 2013)
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Awards:Winner of the Stella Prize 2013 Winner of the NSW Premier's Literary Awards' Christina Stead Prize 2013  Shortlisted Miles Franklin Literary Award 2013 Finalist of the Melbourne Prize for Literature for Best Writing Award 2012 Shortlisted for the VIC Premier's Literary Awards' Prize for Fiction 2013 Longlisted for The Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2013 (formerly The Orange Prize) Longlisted for Nita B Kibble Literary Awards for Women Writers' Kibble Literary Award 2013

On the outskirts of an Australian country town in the 1950s, a lonely farmer trains his binoculars on a family of kookaburras that roost in a tree near his house. Harry observes the kook... read more

Mateship With Birds
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Set in the outback of Western Australia, this novel centers around the disappearance of Kuj, an eight-year-old girl, during a bitter custody battle. Annie, an anthropology graduate newly arrived from the city, is increasingly distracted from her wor... read more

Red Dirt Talking (Miles Franklin longlist 2013)
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Awards:Long-listed for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2013.

Brian Castro takes up the novella, the form favoured by David Malouf and Helen Garner, in his new work of fiction, based on the life of the early twentieth-century Sydney poet Christopher Brennan. Brennan wrote some of the most powerful and ... read more

Street To Street(Prizewinner longlist Miles Franklin 2013)
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Awards:Shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award 2013.

Tom and Jordy have been living with their gran since the day their mother, Loretta, left them on her doorstep and disappeared. Now Loretta's returned, and she wants her boys back. Tom and Jordy hit the road with Loretta in her beat-up car. The family of three... read more

Floundering (Shortlised Miles Franklin 2013)
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Awards:Shortlist 2013 Indie Book Awards  Longlist Miles Franklin 2013

In 1968 Papua New Guinea is on the brink of independence, and everything is about to change. Amidst the turmoil filmmaker Leonard arrives from England with his Dutch wife, Rika, to study and film an isolated village high in the mountains. The villagers' customs and art have been passed do... read more

The Mountain
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Awards:2013 Indie Book Awards Shortlist Shortlisted for the 2013 Stella Prize Winner  2013 Miles Franklin Award

A mesmerising literary novel, Questions of Travel charts two very different lives.
Laura travels the world before returning to Sydney, where she works for a publisher of travel guides. Ravi dreams of being a tourist until he is driven from Sri Lanka by devastating event... read more

Questions of Travel
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Awards:Indie Book Of The Year 2013  Longlisted Miles Franklin 2013 Longlisted for 2013 Women's Prize for Fiction (formerly Orange Prize)

This mesmerizing Australian novel has been a bestselling book around the world, and Hollywood movie rights were recently snapped up by Dreamworks, with David Heyman (Harry Potter) set to produce. It is the winner of three prestigious ABIA awards, including their 'Book of th... read more

The Light Between Oceans
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In 1915 sisters Naomi and Sally Durance answer a call for nurses to join the war effort. They are escaping the family dairy farm in the Macleay Valley, and they carry a secret with them. Soon they are in Egypt, where they are put to work on the Red Cross hospital ship Archimedes ... read more

The Daughters Of Mars
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Awards:Winner of Nita B. Kibble Award 2013 and Queensland Premier's Literary Awards: Best Manuscript by an Emerging Queensland Author 2011. Commended for Fellowship of Australian Writers (FAW) Awards: Christina Stead Award 2013. Shortlisted for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2013.

When Roberta 'Bertie' Lightfoot is crippled by polio, her world collapses. But Mama doesn't tolerate self-pity, and Bertie is nobody if not her mother's daughter - until she sets her heart on becoming an artist. But when the family moves to Port Moresby in 19... read more

The Beloved (Shortlised Miles Franklin 2013)
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