Australian literary powerhouse Sofie Laguna won the Miles Franklin Award for her 2015 novel The Eye of the Sheep. She has returned with a new book; The Choke. Set in rural Victoria, we meet Justine, the main character and narrator. She’s 10 years old, lives with her grandfather, rarely bathes and eats a lot of eggs (more on that later).
The Windy Season: A bleak study on the roles of masculinity in our society
The multi-talented Sam Carmody’s debut novel, The Windy Season, explores the nebulous boundaries of Australian masculinity through the microcosm of a small town on WA’s coast, Stark.