The global phenomenon that is Harry Potter is returning to bookstores on Sunday.
Bernice Barry lives on Western Australia's south-west coast near the place where the pioneering botanist Georgiana Molloy arrived in 1830. She researched the lives of Georgiana and John Molloy for more than a decade, travelling in Australia and Europe to access original sources and historical sites for her biography.
Linda Morris The acclaimed writer of The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August has a new book out about a forgettable thief. Literally.
Bruce Haigh This is a book we have been waiting to see in Australia for some time.
Ron Cerabona Stand by for the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on July 31.
Linda Morris First-time novelist Zoe Morrison brings together her love for music and social concerns of domestic abuse in the tender novel, Music and Freedom.
Susan Wyndham Although there are no statistics, Chris Hanley is almost certainly the only real estate agent in the world who has started a writers' festival.
Latika Bourke The author has won the Man Booker twice before, but could win the prestigious award for the first time as an Australian.
Linda Morris It's a book based on the script of the new London theatre show, but that doesn't seem to have put off too many Australian Potterheads.
Latika Bourke As a Potter fan I was dubious when I heard JK Rowling was writing an 'eighth book' in the form of a play. I need not have worried.
A TRAUMATISED victim of sexual assault was able to seek justice due to the actions of one man.
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