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Month: September 2018

The CSIRO is Australia’s national science agency and has been dedicated to the practical application of knowledge and science for society and industry since 1928. They’ve released a brand new book, along with supporting science, THE CSIRO HEALTHY GUT DIET. Read the first few pages and get a sneak peek at a few of the delicious recipes here! 🥑 About the book: In recent years, we’ve come to realise that a healthy gut is pivotal to a healthy metabolism, a healthy brain and a healthy immune system. The explosion of scientific research …

Read part of Australia’s favourite storyteller, Di Morrissey’s newest book, Arcadia.   About the book: A breathtaking Tasmanian tale of ancient forests; of art and science; of love and, above all, of friendship. In the 1930s, in an isolated and beautiful corner of southern Tasmania, a new young wife arrives at her husband’s secluded property – Arcadia. Stella, an artist, falls in love with Arcadia’s wild, ancient forest. And when an unknown predator strikes, she is saved by an unusual protector… Two generations later, Stella’s granddaughter, Sally, and her best friend, …

The brand new book The Year of the Farmer by Rosalie Ham, the author of The Dressmaker, is out today! Want a taster? Well, you’re in luck – we’re giving you special access to the first few pages. Enjoy! 🐓 About the book: In a quiet farming town somewhere in country New South Wales, war is brewing. The last few years have been punishingly dry, especially for the farmers, but otherwise, it’s all Neralie Mackintosh’s fault. If she’d never left town then her ex, the hapless but extremely eligible Mitchell Bishop, …

The Long Take by Robin Robertson (Picador) has been shortlisted in the final six for 2018’s Man Booker Prize. The novel in verse, with photographs, is the first of its kind to be in contention for the prize and follows a D-Day veteran as he goes in search of freedom and repair in post-war America. The 2018 winner will be announced on Tuesday 16th October in London. 🔆 About the book: Walker, a young Canadian recently demobilised after war and his active service in the Normandy landings and subsequent European …

  Read a snippet of Sarah Wilson’s I Quit Sugar: Simplicious Flow (before it’s even out!) here:   About the book: Sarah Wilson encourages us to be the change we want. She liberated us from the health costs of processed food by helping us to quit sugar. She inspired us to reframe anxiety as an opportunity for personal transformation rather than as a frailty. Now she emboldens us to adopt ‘zero-waste’ cooking as the path to good health, creativity and an altogether more elegant life. Inside this book you will find the …

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