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The Best International Book Releases of September 2017

Vacation season may have ended, but it’s not too late to continue your travels by reading adventurously and internationally. September is the perfect time to catch up on that book pile that’s been building up all summer, with late August and September releases rounding out work from around the … [Read more...]

Five Books You Need To Read This Month: August

Another month has come (and pretty much gone… can someone tell me where August went?), so here we are again with the five books we think you should be reading – should’ve been reading – this month. August’s five selected titles are one for the history lovers, with historical fiction well … [Read more...]

The children’s books you should show your kids this summer

There are August days when the swimming pool doesn’t look so good, when thinking about school supplies seems just not-yet, when the kick ball is lost under the porch — and there’s nothing to do. That’s the time to find a comfortable, shady spot, a good book and a good friend to share it with. “My … [Read more...]

Publishers Weekly’s Best Books 2015

As with any year, putting together our Best Books of 2015 list was a challenge because there are so many great books to recognize—but we're confident you'll find in our 150 books a staggering selection of variety, depth, and nuance. This year's cover author is Maggie Nelson, whose vital, … [Read more...]

Staff picks: Year’s Best Literary Fiction

Looking for your next great read but running low on inspiration? Ten staff from Readings bookshop in Melbourne reflect on the best literary fiction they have read this year. Jemima Bucknell recommends The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood: Charlotte Wood’s latest book, in which 10 women … [Read more...]