The Australian Women’s Weekly’s Reading Room

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The Reading Room by The Australian Women’s Weekly is a place where we share our love for books and recommend our favourite page-turners of the month. Each title has been reviewed by our respected book reviewers, Katie Ekberg and The Weekly’s editor at large Juliet Rieden.

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Check out more great reads below

10 years on from her iconic misogyny speech, former Prime Minister Julia Gillard is releasing a book all about it. Read More

Ready to feel empowered? Eight Australian books to read on International Women’s Day that’ll make you laugh, cry and feel everything in between. Read More

Geraldine Brooks’ sharp and soulful novel Horse was penned during a period of grief. Read more

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Jessie Burton “felt compelled” to do one thing when writing The House of Fortune. Read more

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Set in the 1400s, there remains “something very topical” about Emma Harcourt’s The Brightest Star. Read more

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How Fiona McFarlane was inspired by the “disquieting beauty” of an Australian country town when writing The Sun Walks Down. Read more

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