Georgia Rose Phillips


By Fiona Kelly McGregor - Published 2022


Iris by Miles Franklin short-listee and multiform artist, Fiona Kelly McGregor, trails the journey of eponymous protagonist, Iris Mary Webber (née Shingles). ...Read Review

Wifedom: Mrs Orwell’s Invisible Life

By Anna Funder - Published 2023


Biographical FictionLiterary

From one of Australia’s most celebrated authors comes a work that gives shape to the historically obscure figure of Eileen O’Shaughnessy (1905...Read Review

The Secret Wife

By Mark Lamprell - Published 2022


Its 1961 in the outer suburbs of Sydney. Edith Devine moves into a new home with her two daughters and husband, Charlie. As a ...Read Review

Red Heaven

By Nicolas Rothwell - Published 2021



Winner of the Australian Prime Minister’s Literary Award for his novel Quicksilver, Nicolas Rothwell’s Red Heaven is a nostalgic meditation on ...Read Review

The Tolstoy Estate

By Steven Conte - Published 2020



Steven Conte describes his second novel, shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize, as the ‘love child’ of War and Peace and the less ...Read Review

The Bee and the Orange Tree

By Melissa Ashley - Published 2019


This bustling book is set in Paris in 1699, under the reign of Louis XIV. It explores the lives of a group of female ...Read Review

The Murder of Rosa Luxemburg

By Klaus Gietinger - By Loren Balhorn (trans.) - Published 2019



It is the post-WWI period, and Germany is in the slouch of defeat. A revolutionary air is passing through the country. The radical ...Read Review

There Was Still Love

By Favel Parrett -



The much anticipated There Was Still Love is Favel Parrett’s third novel. It continues her legacy of writing moving fiction in her ...Read Review

The Seventies: The Personal, the Political and the Making of Modern Australia

By Michelle Arrow - Published 2019



The Seventies in Australia were a time of great socio-political upheaval, one that Dr. Michelle Arrow, Associate Professor in Modern History at Macquarie ...Read Review

A Universe of Sufficient Size

By Miriam Sved - Published 2019


It is Brooklyn, 1950, and the appearance of a mysterious parcel containing mathematical workings arrives in the afternoon mail. Its contents, however, are from ...Read Review