Read an extract from Buddhism For Break-ups by Meshel Laurie
For most of my adult life, I’ve been sure that Adrian and I would never break up. Our relationship was the one thing I didn’t have to worry about. But I was wrong.
Lauren Sams shares her ten best writing tips
Lauren Sams is the author of the brand new novel Crazy, Busy, Guilty. She shares with us her ten best writing tips.
Read an extract from Crazy, Busy, Guilty by Lauren Sams
Read an extract from the hilarious new novel by Lauren Sams Crazy Busy Guilty!
Vale Julia Watson
We are very sad to hear of the passing of Julia Watson, author of Breakfast, School Run, Chemo and send our sincere condolences to her family and many friends.
Car Crash: A Memoir
Aviva Tuffield is delighted to announce the acquisition of 24-year-old Lech Blaine’s first book, Car Crash: A Memoir. In 2009, Blaine walked away unscathed from a car accident in Toowoomba involving seven teenage boys. Three of his friends died and two were seriously injured. The driver was later acquitted of any crime.
Black Inc.'s Summer Reading Gift Guide
Everybody here at Black Inc. knows that books make the best gifts at Christmas. Here’s what we’re planning on giving to our loved ones this year.
What We're Reading This Summer
There’s nothing more relaxing than a good book on a summer holiday. This is what Black Inc. staffers are planning to read during the warmer months.
Is Norway the world’s smartest small country? Quite possibly.
I’ve been mulling over three of Norway’s achievements after finishing my book Trillion Dollar Baby. They involve Norway’s role in defeating the Nazis in WWII, and in defeating communism. Its more recent success in managing its resource wealth is the third big achievement. When you put the three together, Norway is an interesting case study in the effectiveness of small countries. Here they are in detail:
Discussing Dangerous Ideas with Robert Manne
Robert Manne’s new book, The Mind of the Islamic State, discusses the rise of ISIS and Islamic extremism, sharing his views on how the movement should be combated in parts of the Middle East where it has taken a stronghold.
Bill Shorten on Bob Ellis
We're still reeling from the excitment of launching Bob Ellis: In His Own Words at the Theatre Bar in Sydney on October 6th. The night was a fitting tribute to an inimitable wordsmith and the Honorable Bill Shorten MP delivered a very fine launch speech which we would like to share with you before. It's the perfect rousing addition to your Monday morning.