Want to read more but feel overwhelmed or struggle to find the time? Here are five tips to help you on your way.
Books can help children develop a sense of identity. But when characters of color are portrayed negatively, that can send a wrong message to kids.
Summer is the time for road trips — and books that can take you on a journey of discovery.
A rich diversity of Canadian Jewish experience is reflected in the poems of Miriam Waddington and the prose of Adele Wiseman, Fredelle Bruser Maynard, Helen Weinzweig and Shirley Faessler.
Rereading Harry Potter during the COVID-19 pandemic means finding new ways of identifying with the characters, especially in the seventh book, where Harry finds himself struggling with isolation.
Results from the world’s longest running large-scale international assessment of maths and science show Australia has significantly improved in Year 8 maths and science, and Year 4 science.
A stark divide in the response to the film suggests a deep disconnect between media elites and the rest of the country.
Rather than presenting a disability as an obstacle, life writing can explore the joys, frustrations and creativity of living with disability or Deafness.
Trixie Belden wasn't as pretty as her best friend, or a cool as Nancy Drew. But she had a 'mental computer' for solving mysteries and a non-judgmental moral core.
Kevin Brophy's favourite detective — Kurt Wallander — has aged just ahead of him, made mistakes and lived vividly.
Research shows action is needed to get more kids reading for pleasure – especially those from disadvantaged and minority backgrounds.
Will the newest batch of books about the climate crisis change minds? Reading about the problem can help us understand it, but it's political action that is needed now.
From ghosts and meddling staff to interesting decorating choices, the houses in these books make for great reading.
It was funny at the time — but rereading Ben Elton's 1989 bestselling satirical novel Stark today is profoundly unsettling.
Alice Pung's family escaped Pol Pot to settle in Australia. In suburban Melbourne, as her mum worked in the dark, back shed, she discovered books — and what the world could be.
During the second world war, people found solace in the formulaic narratives of historical romances and during the pandemic they could once again provide readers comfort.
Only three non-English UK-based authors have ever won the Booker prize. And all three of them were published by London presses.
Here are some books that will make reading time more enjoyable for children and the adults reading to or with them.
Wild coastlines, rich folklore and a sense that it's a place unto itself, at once England and not, has made Cornwall the ideal setting for Gothic tales.
From reading more to re-reading safe favourites, there are early signs that the COVID-19 has influenced how and what we are reading.