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VIDEO: Kooshyar Karimi on his incredible new book Leila’s Secret

Kooshyar Karimi is an Iranian Jew who fled his native country after years of living a double life; as a doctor performing secret and illegal operations and as a spy for his country’s secret police. He talks to Caroline Baum about his acclaimed new book Leila’s Secret. Leila’s Secret by Kooshyar Karimi In fundamentalist Iran, new life sometimes means certain death. When Leila c... Read more

by | April 8, 2015

VIDEO: Lauren Sams on the inspiration behind her new book She’s Having Her Baby

Lauren Sams began her career at Cosmopolitan before moving to Girlfriend as deputy editor. She’s now back at Cosmo as Associate Editor and Managing Editor of Cosmopolitan Bride. She writes for Elle, Marie Claire and Sunday Style, and her work regularly appears on She chats to Elizabeth Earl about her new novel She’s Having Her Baby. She’s Having Her Baby by L... Read more

by | April 7, 2015

VIDEO: Ros Reines on her new novel The Social Diary and the difference between gossip and news

Ros Reines is one of Australia’s best known gossip columnists. She chats to John Purcell about her new novel The Social Diary, which is set among Sydney’s A-list in the Eighties The Social Diary is her second novel after the well received Gossip in 2005. The Social Diary : A Novel by Ros Reines A gossipy and glamorous novel of 80s excess from the author of the real-life gossip colum... Read more

by | April 5, 2015

VIDEO: The Incompetent Cook battles breakfast with Janella Purcell

Janella Purcell is one of Australia’s favourite nutritionists and cookbook authors. She shares the secrets of her delicious Bircher Muesli with The Incompetent Cook. Janella’s Super Natural Foods Janella’s Super Natural Foods by Janella Purcell Keeping it deliciously simple is Janella’s healthy food philosophy. Using many superfoods and grains, she has created over 150 f... Read more

by | April 4, 2015

VIDEO: Robert Dessaix on life, love and humbug

Robert Dessaix is a writer, translator, broadcaster and occasional essayist, responsible for the acclaimed memoirs A Mother’s Disgrace and As I Was Saying. He chats to Caroline Baum about his latest book What Days Are For.   What Days Are For by Robert Dessaix Witty, acerbic, insightful musings from Robert Dessaix, one of Australia’s finest writers. One Sunday night in Sydney, ... Read more

by | April 3, 2015