‘Axiomatic’ by Maria Tumarkin

This collection of bracing essays interrogates how we view the past

Jay Carmichael’s debut novel, ‘Ironbark’

A poetic account of adolescent alienation and masculinity in rural Australia

Hotel Golf

Helen Garner on life, anger and judgement

Rainshadow’s heart of darkness

On Thea Astley and her classic novel

‘Apple and Knife’: a riot of unruly women

A collection of playful and provocative short stories by Intan Paramaditha

‘The Lebs’ by Michael Mohammed Ahmad

A fresh perspective on Muslim youth in Sydney’s west

‘A Sand Archive’ by Gregory Day

Day grasps landscape as an intimate living thing

‘Deep Time Dreaming’ by Billy Griffiths

This history of archaeology in Australia charts our changing relationship with the past

Patrick White’s immigrant language

White gained from his partner’s Greek Orthodoxy a sensibility that changed how he saw Australia

Salvaging ANU’s sodden books

How and why did the Chifley Library flood?