The vast majority of Australians live in close proximity to the coast, but Deb Hunt's new book gives an insight into the lives of remote farming families.
Michael Idato Harper Collins says it is planning a first printing of two million copies of Go Set A Watchman.
Linda Morris The world's biggest selling author, James Patterson, says one of the best ways to encourage a child to read is to support those who put books in their hands.
Linda Morris The world's biggest selling writer fears too many children are living without books, so he's decided to do something about it.
J. R. Nethercote Australia lacks a comprehensive guide on how to manage government transitions.
Jeremy Hearder Australia's ambassador had to deal with Nixon's fury at the 'lefties' in Canberra.
Ian McAuley, Miriam Lyons Do we really trust corporations more than elected governments?
Christine Cremen The many pleasures of a story about infidelity and death
Kooshyar Karimi is the author of Leila's Secret (Penguin), a best-selling memoir about his work as a doctor in Iran, where he gave women illegal abortions to save them from stoning to death for having sex outside marriage. He was arrested, tortured and escaped to Australia, where he works as a doctor in Sydney.
Pip Lincolne Challenging the obsession with happiness, the author is focusing instead on more attainable bite-sized nice bits.