« | February 2019

Must-read Australian authors

“A coffin. A horse-drawn carriage. And a poetry-quoting footy coach…

In a display of uber-Australianness, there’s a scene in Tim Slee’s upcoming novel, Taking Tom Murray Home, where the hometown football coach stands on top of a funeral wagon and recites a Henry Lawson poem to unite the grieving community. Such is the power of homegrown Australian writing…”

Read all my recommendations for top-shelf Aussie books, published in The Sunday Bookclub.