Suzanne D. Rutland is Professor of the Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies at the University of Sydney, and has published widely on Australian Jewish history. Her book co-authored with Sam Lipski, Let My People Go: The Untold Story of Australia and the Soviet Jews 1959-89 (Hybrid), was joint winner of the 2016 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Australian History.
Susan Wyndham Maxine Beneba Clarke thought her memoir, The Hate Race, would be "a hard sell at the end of the day because it was a book about a little black girl". Booksellers proved her wrong.
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After reading The Death of the Heart, I knew I needed to get better at reading people's motives.
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Literary news and events in Canberra.
Stephanie Owen Reeder Stephanie Owen Reeder explores the engaging escapades of a range of picture-book animals
William McInnes Far from a fan of regimented leisure, William McInnes enjoys the party side of a dinner.
Jane Richards The group of friends formerly known as The Book Sluts are at it again, with another outback saga.
Police Operation Goldsmith has been launched ahead of Australia Day this Thursday to ensure locals are celebrating safely.
Government grants of up $15,000 grants are available for flood affected farmers in the Parkes Shire.
Another blue-green algae alert has been issued for Wyangala Dam but it is not in the main recreational ...
The 2017 Parkes Elvis Feature Concert Series was a sold-out success
Central West Car Club member Andrew Cope was in search of a 50 year old car and he ...
The Parkes Jockey Club hailed Saturday's race meeting a success as racing returns to Parkes Racecourse for 2017.
Brenton Hawken has become the second young person from Parkes to be nominated for a NSW/ACT Young Achiever ...