Vale Christobel Mattingley, whose award-winning books have, and will continue, to inform and delight readers for many years to come.
Congratulations to our Miles Franklin Award-longlisted titles:?Robbie Arnott’s?Flames?and?Gail Jones’s?The Death of Noah Glass.
Explore the amazing new books coming from Text in the second half of 2019...
Text is thrilled to announce that Georgina Young is the winner of the 2019 Text Prize for her sharply observed YA novel?Loner,?a humorous and heartfelt exploration of new adulthood set in the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne.?
This month we feature two classics by Patrick White:? essential story collection?The Cockatoos, introduced by Gail Jones, and the late novel?Memoirs of Many in One, introduced by Sophie Cunningham.
‘A strong case could be made for White as the finest and most profound novelist anywhere in the world now working in English…Memoirs of Many in One?will fascinate any reader.’?Washington Post
‘The Cockatoos…is superb. It is a slow, beautiful dance of love and death.’Chicago Tribune Book World