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Here's where you'll find all the extras — Q&As with your favourite authors, essays from your other favourites, and maybe even the occasional blog post from a staff member.

So if you want to know what makes your favourite author tick, or what they listen to while they're writing, or how they researched their latest masterpiece, check here first.

If you're looking for something by a specific author, or about a specific book, you can find them on their respective pages, or use our handy search tool.

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From the Author: Scott Bennett

17 October 2018

Scott Bennett on the research behind The Nameless Names.

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Notes from a Public Typewriter: Q&A with Michael Gustafson

17 October 2018

Michael Gustafson, co-owner of Literati Bookstore on his public…

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Amy Stewart delves into the history behind her heroine

4 October 2018

Many of the characters in the Kopp Sisters novels are based on real…

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New Releases

1 October 2018

We have an incredible list of books for you to read while basking in…

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From the Author: Jeff Sparrow

26 September 2018

Jeff Sparrow on the inspiration behind his new book Trigger Warnings.

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Flying the Flag

6 September 2018

Valerie Morton, Boo, partner to David Hirst, on what it means to have…

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New Releases

3 September 2018

Spring is finally here! And we have the perfect books for you to read…

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Happy Father’s Day from Scribe

31 August 2018

The staff at Scribe recommend books for their pops this Father's Day.

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From the Author: Louisa Deasey

29 August 2018

Louisa Deasey on getting to know her father after his death.

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From the Author: Laura Elizabeth Woollett

28 August 2018

Laura Elizabeth Woollett on becoming fascinating by the Jonestown story.

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From the Author: David Sornig

24 August 2018

David Sornig on discovering the Dudley Flats and the West Melbourne…

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‘He ran into Matthews and that was the end of him’

20 August 2018

Historian Ross McMullin remembers footy’s past as a foreign country…

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