The sequel to the award-winning Flavours of Melbourne, Flavours of Urban Melbourne is a lavishly designed coffee table book that takes readers on a culinary journey through the best restaurants, cafes and bars in the North, West, East and South of Melbourne, writes Sandi Sieger.
Ita Buttrose’s latest edition of her book 'A Passionate Life' is a fascinating account of her life and career in the Australian media that moves like a time-travel through the decades, writes Amy Coombs.
Ken Rosewall was an influential Australian tennis players who lived through the amateur/pro and open tennis eras. Author Richard Naughton starts this book off slowly, but once he starts to write about the politics of open tennis, 'Muscles' becomes captivating, says Kait O'Callahan.
'Outback' is the result of Scott Bridle's beautiful collection of images taken in the most unique way; whilst simultaneously flying and manoeuvring his helicopter. Sandi Sieger chats with the cattle farmer, helicopter pilot and photographer about his love for the Australian outback.
Shortly after the unexpected death of his father, Brad Kyle walked the Camino de Santiago through Spain. His journey, and his story 'Memoirs of a Pilgrim', tells of his physical and psychological journey through the most difficult period in his life, writes Sandi Sieger.
'Beijing Tai Tai' is a book for anyone keen to learn more about the diverse and culturally rich country that is China, writes Sandi Sieger. It’s for anyone, from anywhere, who knows what it’s like to fall in love, explore new worlds and live with challenges. Both funny and deeply sad, its content epitomises the...
Emily Power, working with the team at Slattery Media, has published two books in recent weeks, both in the fashion space. Ideal as a gift or something special for yourself, the two books are very Melbourne - Fashion & Flemington and The Fashionista's Guide to Shopping in Melbourne. Sarah Kempson reviews them both.
For avid fans of Pride and Prejudice, Mary Bennet is a wonderful opportunity to rediscover the story in a whole new light, writes Jessica Barlow. It is the sequel that never was and when you’re finished, you’ll be hoping for author Jennifer Paynter to keep going and write another one, (or six).
Winner of the Indie Book of the Year Award for 2009, and shortlisted for the Miles Franklin, Jessica Barlow reviews Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey - a story that will wrap itself around your heart until you are forced to close the final page.
After reading The Merry Go-Round in the Sea by Randolph Stow, Jessica Barlow is pleased to say that she has found in it a novel that is both Australian and a Classic. Exactly what she's been searching for.
Jessica Barlow cannot help but agree with everyone else - My Brother Jack by George Johnston is an Australian Classic Novel - and it's also a bloody good read.
Welcome to the Outback is a book that understands the heart of Australia and isn’t afraid to share it. Jessica Barlow chats to author Sue Williams about her move from a Sydney apartment to the red dust of the Australian outback.