An empathetic ride-along with two Adelaide paramedics offers a glimpse into life on and off the job in Rachael Mead’s novel The Application of Pressure, reviewed here through Writers SA’s literary criticism series A Year in Review.
Performers Damon Smith and Adam Coad shine a spotlight on mental illness with their intimate Cabaret Festival show.
Earnest coming-of-age confessions and millennial pop culture combine in this comfort read by Sinéad Stubbins that will appeal to fans of David Sedaris and Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson.
The TV sitcom that broke new ground with its representation of proudly fat women is back for its third and final season, with hearts on the line more than ever.
Yasemin Sabuncu is chronically ill, but refuses to be chill about it in this defiant tale of survival and the power of Keanu Reeves. ★★★ ½
Mary Angley is supreme in this work of surreal fan fiction, conspiracy theories, biting satire and powerpoint. ★★★★ ½