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8 Must Read Books About Perth

Take one of these eight books and find a cosy café where you can ponder as you read about the past history and the exciting future of Perth.

An Interview with Natasha Lester – author of A Kiss From Mr Fitzgerald

Natasha Lester is hot property on the Australian literary scene right now, as her latest novel A Kiss From Mr Fitzgerald skyrockets up the best-seller chart. With a two book contract under her belt, this Perth girl is on a roll, sure to stake her claim as one of WA's most successful writers of the modern era. Natasha kindly took some time...

A Look Inside Perth’s Wonderful Book Scene

A complete guide to Perth's book scene - happy reading

Top 7 Places to Find Star Wars Merchandise in Perth City

Perth City has all your Star Wars needs with our list of the Top 7 places to find Star Wars merchandise in Perth

No Words for Budget Cuts to Perth Literary Centres

Writers block is no longer the worst threat to WA writers, thanks to the growing number of arts funding cuts and restructures posing a real threat to organisations that may be forced to shut shop unless alternate funding is found. And quickly. This was the subject of a special meeting called on Monday morning by Writing WA, (the peak body for the State's...

Book review: The Beast’s Garden by Kate Forsyth

A book review of Kate Forsyth's newest historical fiction read

Save The Children Book Sale

Like reading? Like helping out a good cause? Well this month, you can do both. From Friday 14 to Wednesday 19 August, Save The Children will be holding a book sale at UWA, selling a vast array of high-quality donated books in popular and specialist categories, as well as CDs, DVDs, LPs and sheet music – all at bargain prices!...

Book Review: The Underwriting by Michelle Miller

Despite the pink of the title, The Underwriting is not a girly book. It’s more like a financial thriller (yes, Michelle Miller proves that finance can be sexy and interesting).

Female Aussie Authors with Heartwarming New Reads

As a mad keen (some would put more emphasis on the mad) reader, I’m always excited to hear that some of my favourite Australian female authors have new books coming out later this year. As the Read Women movement gathers momentum, I thought I’d share with you what I’m looking forward to later this year.

American Writer Nella Rosmarino Seeks to Set Book In Perth – What Advice Would You Give Her?

American novelists Nella Rosmarino wants to set part of her book in Perth, what advice would you give her to help describe our city? US based writer Nella Rosmarino wants your help for her young-adult book to be set in Perth and other parts of Australia. Having (presumably) never been to Perth, Rosmarino reached out to the Perth Reddit community this...

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7-Years-Ago Today – The Great Perth Hail Storm of 2010

The Great Perth Hail Storm of 2010 For the survivors, today marks a solemn day. 7-years ago, Perth experienced the most devastating hail storm in memory. The...

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