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'I was not what my job was': Lindsay Manfredi on losing her career

‘You are not your job’: Lindsay Manfredi on losing a career

Musician Lindsay Manfredi shares what she learned when her career came to an end, despite it being out of her control.

Key points from Glennon Doyles book Untamed that women must know

Key points from Glennon Doyle’s book ‘Untamed’ that women must know

Glennon Doyle's Untamed helps women navigate their way to the top while enjoying the view on the way up. Here are key takeaways from the book.

Author Allie Reynolds on writing debut novel Shiver

Author Allie Reynolds on writing debut novel Shiver

Author Allie Reynolds shares the challenges and highlights of writing her debut novel Shiver, a thriller set in the exhilarating French alps.

Quick reads: 5 short books by female authors that you can read in a day

Quick reads: 5 short books by female authors that you can read in a day

From poetic prose to collections of essays, these short books by women writers are perfect for those seeking a quick read.

Olive by Emma Gannon - image by Harper Collins

Olive by Emma Gannon: a vital book for child-free women

Emma Gannon’s novel Olive opens a much-needed conversation about a woman navigating the complexities of being child-free by choice.

5 perfect books to read while you're self-isolating or quarantined

5 perfect books to read while you are self-isolating

We've put together a list of five essential books to read that will make your quarantine far more rewarding, and entertaining.

In Her Footsteps by Lonely Planet book cover

‘Alternative travel guide’ In Her Footsteps honours trailblazing women

A Lonely Planet book described as “an alternative travel guide to the world” documents the impact of more than 200 women and celebrates their legacy.

Victress: book by cricketer Corinne Hall celebrates women in sport

Victress: book by cricketer Corinne Hall celebrates women in sport

Victress, a book that celebrates 35 iconic Australian sportswomen, will help fund grassroots women’s cricket projects and charity Kindness Factory.

Books on gender, politics, culture make 2020 Stella Prize longlist

Books on gender, politics, culture make 2020 Stella Prize longlist

Gender, politics and culture are prominent themes across the diverse books written by Australian women on the longlist for The Stella Prize 2020.