Farewell To 2012
David Gaunt farewells 2012 looking forward to some books yet to come, and invites you to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation's trivia night fundraiser.
In Praise Of The New
David McLaughlin recommends the new Colm Toibin, Pat Barker and Sebastian Faulks.
The Wilder Aisles
Janice Wilder's favourite crime novel of the year is Louise Penny's The Beautiful Mystery. She also recommends the new Peter Robinson and trips back in time to a tree growing in Brooklyn.
Xmas gift and stocking stuffer suggestions galore, plus an interview with Shaun Tan about his new book The Oopsatoreum.
My Year Of Reading
Louise looks back on her year of reading and highly recommends Leta Keen's book, Rural Australian Homes.
2nd Hand Rows
Stephen Reid reads Fred Kitchen's Brother to the Ox: The Autobiography of a Farm Labourer and is struck by it's similarities to A B Facey's A Fortunate Life.
Isabelle Jones-Rabbit's End Of Year Snippets
At the end of the university year Isabelle's been doing a bit of catch-up reading and has much to recommend.
Stephen's Notable Books 2012
Stephen's best book for the year is the latest volume in Robert Caro's biography of Lyndon B Johnson, and he also highly commends The Dirtiest Race in History by Richard Moore and Wakool Crossing by Mike Richards.
Gleebooks' Staff Favourites For 2012
The Gleebooks staff have spoken, and here are their favourite books for 2012.
And Another Thing
Wishing you a happy Xmas and 2013, editor Viki Dun nominates her favourite books and DVDs for 2012.