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Book extract: Dreams They Forgot

Adelaide-born writer Emma Ashmere explores illusion, deception and acts of quiet rebellion in her new book of short stories, including one in which two sisters await a predicted tidal wave after SA Premier Don Dunstan decriminalises homosexuality.

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Book extract: The Things She Owned

Adelaide author Katherine Tamiko Arguile explores themes of family and grief in her new novel The Things She Owned, the story of a tangled mother-daughter relationship that unfolds over two generations and is steeped in Japanese culture.

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This is How We Change the Ending

BOOK EXTRACT: Adelaide author Vikki Wakefield’s latest novel is a coming-of-age tale about a 16-year-old boy doing his best to stay invisible amid the chaos around him – until he realises he may be able to make a difference and change his life.

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Book extract: Impossible Music

Adelaide author Sean Williams’ new novel, Impossible Music, explores deafness from the perspective of a guitarist who suddenly loses his hearing. It springs from Williams’ love of music and a fear of losing the thing he most loves: writing.