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Book extract: Unbreakable

It may have seemed a 'small thing' at the time, but Adelaide writer Kerryn Goldsworthy's disturbing hypnotherapy session with a psychologist snapped into focus a lifetime of other little derailments caused by men behaving badly.

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Book extract: Jean Harley Was Here

When tragedy strikes, what happens to the lives and relationships of loved ones left behind? That's the question at the heart of Adelaide writer Heather Taylor Johnson's new novel, Jean Harley Was Here.

Books & Poetry

Book extract: Stephen Orr's Datsunland

Adelaide author Stephen Orr's latest book, Datsunland, comprises a selection of short stories – many with a strong South Australian connection – that are "happy to let you in, but not out".

Books & Poetry

God Bless the Footy

Football isn’t just the dominant spectator sport in South Australia, it’s a community binding agent, salve and mass obsession, writes Patrick Allington in an SA-focussed edition of Griffith Review published this week.