Half-wild Lyra from Northern Lights was the first female character who felt real to Jane Gleeson-White. Then she met Elena Ferrante’s ‘ferocious, filthy, quicksilver’ Lila, a more complex version.
A study shows there is a lack of ethnic and other diversity in award-winning early childhood picture books. This means our children are still getting a narrow window of the world.
The staff at the award-winning UNSW Bookshop share their recommended reading lists for Christmas 2017.
Leila Morsy, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education, reveals what is on her bedside table to read this summer.