To MARY-ANNE O'CONNOR the word ANZAC is sacred. She is proud to say that her grandfather was one of the brave men who fought at Gallipoli and survived to tell the tale.
As we prepare to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landing, we’ll hear tales of the bravery of thousands of young men. But what about the women and families they left behind?
Meet the author of the Die Again series featuring detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles. Plus all the latest book reviews from MEREDITH JAFFE.
The story of the first suffragette, Indian Princess Sophia Duleep Singh, is an important one. MEREDITH JAFFE talks to her biographer Anita Anand. Plus, all the latest book reviews!
Who is on the longlist for the 2015 Stella Prize? MEREDITH JAFFE tells all. She also has book reviews and a Valentine's Day list of top-selling erotic titles.
After the Kilimanjaro of raising small kids comes the Everest of Teenagehood. There's no training, and you'll need to muscle up: a new book is a handy guide to the trek.
Who has won the latest literary gongs? Which new book is better than Gone Girl? And which celebrated Australian author has his first novel in 10 years out? MEREDITH JAFFE tells all.
Harper Lee's much hoped for second book, Go Set A Watchman, catches up with Scout Finch as a young adult. MEREDITH JAFFE questions the narrative coming from Lee's people.
A giant of the literary scene, Colleen McCullough has died. MEREDITH JAFFE reports on a “21st century Thorn Birds” that will see her most famous creation revived.
ELIZABETH RENZETTI, the author of the recently-released novel Based on a True Story, looks at why we love a celebrity memoir, even when we can't be sure that the author is telling the truth.
A new year, a new list of exciting prospects for the bedside table. MEREDITH JAFFE has put together a few previews of what's coming up in 2015. Time to put your reading lists together!
As the year comes to a close, MEREDITH JAFFE counts down her top ten books of 2014!
Planning a bit of reading time in the hammock? MEREDITH JAFFE has made a list of the best books out this summer for your holiday reading pleasure.
MEREDITH JAFFE has consulted experts and combed the bookshelves to find the best books for the non-fiction lovers in your life... just so you don't have to. Here are her picks.
MEREDITH JAFFE has consulted experts and combed the bookshelves to find the best books for the young readers in your life... just so you don't have to. Here are her picks.
A horrific childhood trauma lays the foundation for a sweeping saga set in Zimbabwe and South Africa by author Tina Clark. MEREDITH JAFFE talks to her about murder, war, and superstition.
The guilt of a child who believes he should have been killed instead of his friend ferments and grows in disturbing ways in this new book by T.M. Clark. Read the first chapter here.
The much loved British Queen of Crime, PD James, has died peacefully in her home aged 94. MEREDITH JAFFE has the latest book news and reviews.
Ali Smith lost out to Richard Flanagan in the Man Booker, but she's just nabbed two other awards. MEREDITH JAFFE has all the latest news and reviews.
ROWENA HOLLOWAY weaves mystery and suspense, secrets and lies into her tale of underworld crime in small town South Australia. Read the cracking first chapter here.