The beauty of this novel is perfectly captured by these opening words which continue to leave an imprint. “Marsh is not swamp. Marsh is space and light, where grass grows in water, and water flows into the sky.”
A book that’s good enough to read twice in a row… Hannah-Rose Yee reviews Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang.
A tale where ‘sky gifts’ appear and fall to the earth in unexpected moments, and act as ancient symbols, echoing across space and time.
Suyin Cavanagh reflects on Frances Cha’s compelling new book ‘If I Had Your Face’.
A close reading of Ocean Vuong’s compellingly raw novel; On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous.
Sam Somers dives into the heart-achingly unique world of poet Hera Lindsay Bird.
From a thoughtfully stacked shelf in Sydney to a mini-library in Mexico we delve into the archives of the Journal to discover more about some of our most well read friends.
Isn’t it fun to read a sentence that races ahead of itself?
Every now and then a book comes along that flaws you. You reach the end, close its cover, exhale, and then immediately want to read it again. Tin Man by British author, Sarah Winman, is one of those stories.
Looking for a novel to isolate with? Here is our list of warm and cosy books that are sure to soothe.
Writer Hannah-Rose Yee reviews Candice Carty-Williams’ novel, Queenie.
Writer Hannah-Rose gives us her review of How To Fail by Elizabeth Day.