Book lists

Book lists are a great way to discover new reads.

This page brings together all the lists of books that are featured on this blog.

To view them, click on my book lists tag.

Or simply click on the lists below:

8 great novels written in the second person (August 2019)

10 favourite Australian novels of the 21st century (August 2019)

10 of my favourite books by women writers in translation (August 2019)

4 books published in 1965 (April 2019)

3 novellas by Nawal El Saadawi, Olivia Laing and Roland Schimmelpfennig (March 2019)

5 Fast Reviews: Eric Dupont, Thea Lim, Alex Miller, Nuala O’Connor and Mercè Rodoreda (December 2018)

3 memoirs by Sacha Batthyány, Miranda Doyle and Sigrid Rausing (October 2018)

10 books by Australian women (December 2017)

10 books on the International Dublin Literary Award longlist 2017 (November 2016)

5 new Australian novels by big-name authors to add to your wishlist (October 2017)

5 Fast Reviews: Cristina Henriquez, Joseph Kanon, Brian Moore, Tiziano Scarpa and Muriel Spark (January 2016)

5 unmissable police procedurals (December 2016)

5 uplifting reads (November 2016)

5 books for Women in Translation Month (August 2016)

5 non-fiction titles for dads (June 2016)

5 Australian novels not to miss this month (April 2016)

10 (more) of my favourite novels from Australia (January 2016)

5 books to read for Diverse December (December 2015)

10 books on the International Dublin Literary Award longlist 2016 (November 2015)

5 Fast Reviews: Heinrich Böll, Patrick DeWitt, Patrick Gale, Sven Lindqvist and Heather O’Neill (November 2015)

5 books about holidays from hell (August 2015)

5 of the best psychological thrillers (February 2015)

5 books about forbidden love (February 2015)

10 books about journalists (January 2015)

5 true crime books from Australia (May 2014)

5 classic ANZ authors to discover — a guest post by Sue from Whispering Gums (May 2014)

5 books by Australian writers I’m looking forward to reading (October 2013)

5 books starring amoral protagonists (February 2012)

5 books on the 2012 Giller Prize shortlist (October 2012)

5 books about snow (February 2012)

10 books where location is key (November 2010)

10 books to make you laugh (July 2010)

40 books I love (July 2009)

10 harrowing books (November 2007)

10 great reads from Ireland (March 2006)

10 of my favourite novels from Australia (September 2005)