Helen Elliott

Helen Elliott
Helen Elliott is a literary journalist and writer.

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Cover of ‘The White Girl’ by Tony Birch

‘The White Girl’ by Tony Birch


An emotionally eloquent novel about the necessary inheritance of strength in Indigenous women

Cover image of ‘The Other Americans’ by Laila Lalami

‘The Other Americans’ by Laila Lalami


An accidental death in a tale of immigrant generations highlights fractures in the promise of America

Cover image of 'Animalia' by Jean-Baptiste Del Amo

‘Animalia’ by Jean-Baptiste Del Amo


The French author delivers a pastoral that turns on human cruelty

‘Room for a Stranger’ by Melanie Cheng


The medico-writer delivers a novel driven less by storyline than accumulated observation

Image of ‘Islands’ by Peggy Frew

‘Islands’ by Peggy Frew


The bestselling author delivers a nuanced examination of family tragedy

‘Zebra and Other Stories’ by Debra Adelaide


Difficult-to-grasp characters populate this new collection

Cover of Killing Commendatore

‘Killing Commendatore’ by Haruki Murakami


Art, music and mystery abound in the Japanese author’s latest novel

Cover of ‘Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead’

‘Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead’ by Olga Tokarczuk


Offbeat intrigue from a Booker Prize winner

‘One Hundred Years of Dirt’ by Rick Morton


A social affairs reporter turns the pen on himself