Books in category Literary Collections – Australian & Oceanian

  • Auckland

    Auckland
    Witi Ihimaera

    The variety in this absorbing collection of short stories, poetry and extracts from novels and memoirs shows that while Auckland may not always have been desirable, it has certainly fascinated generations of very different writers, who have …

  • The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

    The Last Painting of Sara de Vos
    Instaread

    Inside this Instaread Summary of The Last Painting of Sara de Vos: Summary of the Book Important People Character Analysis Analysis of the Themes and Author’s Style About the Author With Instaread, you can get the key takeaways, summary …

  • Deep South

    Deep South
    Ralph Crane, Danielle Wood

    A must-read for enthusiasts of Australian literature, Deep South comes with a critical introduction from the editors—Ralph Crane and Danielle Wood—and biographical sketches of the contributors.

  • The Train Rider

    The Train Rider
    Tony Cavanaugh

    Forever. Tony Cavanaugh is an Australian writer and producer of film and television. The Train Rider is his latest book featuring cop Darian Richards and follows on from the acclaimed crime thrillers Promise and Dead Girl Sing.

  • Griffith REVIEW 40

    Griffith REVIEW 40
    Julianne Schultz

    Are women accepted as equal partners in politics in Australia? Would the introduction of quotas mean that men with higher merit are overlooked? Should a woman act as 'one of the boys' in order to get ahead? Can a woman be too good at sport?

  • Promise

    Promise
    Tony Cavanaugh

    One of the freshest and most well-written novels I've come across this year' – Graeme Blundell, crime reviewer, The Australian 'The best thing about this book is that it looks like there will be a second one' – Australian Bookseller & …

  • The Best Australian Bush Stories

    The Best Australian Bush Stories
    Jim Haynes

    Here are the big names of Australian bush writing and the lesser known writers who have been forgotten, but whose reputations are long overdue for revival.

  • Griffith REVIEW 33

    Griffith REVIEW 33
    Julianne Schultz

    There seems no end to our hunger for the stories of real people.

  • Griffith Review 52

    Griffith Review 52
    Julianne Schultz, Brendan Gleeson

    This breeds a corrosive cynicism. Yet when alternatives are presented they are often embraced and quickly become the new normal. Griffith Review 52: Imagining the Future will imagine new possibilities.

  • Great Australian Horse Stories

    Great Australian Horse Stories
    Anne Crawford

    From the traditions of old-timers to new methods that challenge the way we think about horses, these stories capture the essence of that special bond between humans and horses.

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