Once is enough

Reflections on weddings after the legislation of marriage equality – an extract

‘Killing Commendatore’ by Haruki Murakami

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

‘Normal People’ by Sally Rooney

This Booker Prize–longlisted examination of human nature is simply moving

The Detectives

Inside the hunt for the Black Saturday arsonist – an extract

‘The End’ by Karl Ove Knausgaard

The ‘My Struggle’ series arrives at a typically exhausting conclusion

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

Offbeat intrigue from a Booker Prize winner

The alluring world of Liane Moriarty

Australia’s bestselling author isn’t interested in repeating herself

‘One Hundred Years of Dirt’ by Rick Morton

A social affairs reporter turns the pen on himself

Remembering Peter Temple

The acclaimed Australian crime writer had a deep appreciation for the folly of things

Radical Heart

Inside the campaign for constitutional recognition – a Shireen Morris book extract