Masterpiece or turkey? Critics were divided about Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch, which won the Pulitzer Prize this week. Here's MEREDITH JAFFE's verdict.
What were the most popular books in book clubs around the world last month? MEREDITH JAFFE has all the news and reviews in books this week.
Seven of the 11 spots on the Miles Franklin longlist are filled by women. MEREDITH JAFFE has got the latest news, lists, and reviews.
The literary world is abuzz with news that Peter Carey's new novel Amnesia will be released in October. MEREDITH JAFFE gives us a taster.
In 'Boyfriends We've All Had (And Shouldn't Have)' MANDY NOLAN takes us on a hilarious journey through her most disastrous relationships. Read an extract.
MEREDITH JAFFE talks to best-selling author Alice Hoffman about love, New York and making magic out of real life events for her latest novel.
So she hasn't taken her kids to live in an Enid Blyton fantasy. Instead, she's written a memoir about how childhood can include Minecraft and magic.
MEREDITH JAFFE faces the tricky prospect of telling us about a most original, compelling and surprising pieces of fiction... without giving too much away.
A national competition to find a new generation of young poets uncovers some gems. MEREDITH JAFFE has all the literary news and some great reviews.
There are literary awards for just about everything... yes, including the oddest book titles. MEREDITH JAFFE has all the latest news and reviews in books.
She used to have a husband. But last Monday she killed him. Now she is going to eat him. MEREDITH JAFFE's shelves are crammed with some great new books.
What books did 39,000 bookclubs choose to read and discuss in January? MEREDITH JAFFE has the answers, and the latest news and reviews.
Would you pick up the phone to talk to someone who doesn't share your views? What if it could solve Acute Empathy Deficit? This is a grand idea.
MEREDITH JAFFE talks to an author who has a special connection to what many critics believe to be the greatest novel ever written.
MEREDITH JAFFE reviews the week's best books, brings us the literary news, and interviews humorous adventure writer Kathryn Ledson.
MEREDITH JAFFE talks to bestselling author Lisa Unger about creative inspiration and dinner with Stephen King. And reviews the latest books, of course!
US bookclubs love Australian books; Romance writers are looking for love in all the right places; and MEREDITH JAFFE shares what she loves in books this week.
Aussie author Graeme Simsion's novel The Rosie Project has made it onto Richard & Judy's reading list. MEREDITH JAFFE looks at what's hot in books.
Hillary Clinton and Julia Gillard have memoirs slated for 2014. What else will be big in books? MEREDITH JAFFE surveys the literary landscape that lies ahead
MEREDITH JAFFE farewells a great year in literature with a list of her favourite books... and some salient statistics.