Books

Thu 14 Mar 2019

Game of Thrones author: ‘Kill me now’

Game of Thrones author: ‘Kill me now’

A month out from the premiere of the final season of Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin has been bizarrely distracted by a football nightmare.

Tue 12 Mar 2019

The Aussie author you must read

The Aussie author you must read

Nicole Alexander is described as the heart of Australian storytelling and writes with a deep knowledge and love of the Australian landscape.

Sun 3 Mar 2019

Shocking double life of ‘genius’

Shocking double life of ‘genius’

Audiences were in raptures listening to her perfect performances, but she was hiding a jaw-dropping secret — and it was destroying her.

Fri 1 Mar 2019

How David ‘Jim’ Penman from Jim’s Mowing made his fortune

How David ‘Jim’ Penman from Jim’s Mowing made his fortune

HIS face is plastered around the country and his gardening empire rakes in $500 million a year. This is the story behind Jim’s Mowing.

Sun 6 Jan 2019

Ten’s obvious I’m A Celeb clue

Ten’s obvious I’m A Celeb clue

A new clue from Network Ten has all but revealed the identity of one of the celebrities heading into the jungle.

Fri 4 Jan 2019

Hemsworths return from wedding fun

premium_icon Hemsworths return from wedding fun

The family-moon is over for Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky, with the stunning couple and their kids jetting back to Brisbane today.

Thu 27 Dec 2018

SUMMER READS: 10 books to spend your holidays with

premium_icon SUMMER READS: 10 books to spend your holidays with

THE Chronicle book reviewer Mary Ann Elliott reveals her top reads to enjoy over the holidays.

Sun 23 Dec 2018

Best books to give for Christmas presents

Best books to give for Christmas presents

From a murderous nanny’s act of double infanticide to an uplifting memoir of escaping a gaslighting family, these are the books we couldn’t put down this year.

Thu 20 Dec 2018

New festival inspired by community of book lovers

premium_icon New festival inspired by community of book lovers

It's the first of its kind planned for the region, with a committee of dedicated writers

Sat 15 Dec 2018

Author Jean Williams was a literary warrior for veterans

premium_icon Author Jean Williams was a literary warrior for veterans

JEAN Williams was known around the world for her work and several books about the Agent Orange issues.

Wed 5 Dec 2018

Just how great were those good ol' days?

premium_icon Just how great were those good ol' days?

IF YOU had asked me this question six months ago, I'd have had a different answer.

Tue 4 Dec 2018

Quaedvlieg to dish dirt in tell-all book

premium_icon Quaedvlieg to dish dirt in tell-all book

Sacked Australian Border Force boss Roman Quaedvlieg is ready to dish the dirt in his tell-all book after his nasty public clash with Peter Dutton.

Sun 25 Nov 2018

Stephanie Alexander happy to hold your hand in the kitchen

Stephanie Alexander happy to hold your hand in the kitchen

She's proud to guide first-time cooks with her books, as well as next generation through her kitchen garden foundation.

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Queensland author has weeks to live

premium_icon Queensland author has weeks to live

AN acclaimed Queensland author has just weeks to live after being diagnosed with aggressive pancreatic cancer – but is still working on his last novel.

Sat 17 Nov 2018

No love lost between Labor’s local heroes

premium_icon No love lost between Labor’s local heroes

Kevin Rudd’s latest memoir reveals the depth of his rift with Wayne Swan, writes Des Houghton.

Fri 16 Nov 2018

Pence fantasises about presidency: author

premium_icon Pence fantasises about presidency: author

A Mike Pence presidency is as terrifying to many liberals as a second Donald Trump term. His co-biographer explains why the VP is the ultimate understudy.

Sun 11 Nov 2018

Anne Summers has done it all, and wants others to as well

Anne Summers has done it all, and wants others to as well

In her latest book she hopes to encourage women to have the courage and drive to achieve extraordinary lives.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

Great Gatsby mansion for sale

Great Gatsby mansion for sale

THE former owner of Queensland takeaway-chicken chain, Brodie’s, has put his lavish riverfront mansion on the market.

Townsville woman changing the way we look at cancer

premium_icon Townsville woman changing the way we look at cancer

A Qld woman wants to change the way the world looks at breast cancer, and is starting with her new tell-all book documenting her own journey.

Michelle Obama ‘suffered miscarriage’

Michelle Obama ‘suffered miscarriage’

MICHELLE Obama has opened up on the very personal difficulties she and her husband, Barack, faced having children and why she will “never forgive” Donald Trump.

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