New Books for April 2022


The candy house by Jennifer Egan (F EGA)

The sawdust house by David Whish-Wilson (F WHI)

Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart (F STU)

Companion piece by Ali Smith (F SMI)

Other houses by Paddy O'Reilly (F ORE)

Only birds above by Portland Jones (F JON)

Happy stories, mostly by Norman Erikson Pasaribu (F PAS)

Dinner with the Schnabels by Toni Jordan (F JOR)

Booth by Karen Joy Fowler (F FOW)

French braid by Anne Tyler (F TYL)

Peach blossom spring by Melissa Fu (F FU)

Elizabeth Finch by Julian Barnes (F BAR)


Growing up in country Australia edited by Rick Morton (A 824.4 MOR)

Elizabeth Macarthur's letters edited by Kate Grenville (994.402 MAC.G)

Writers on writers: Sean O'Beirne on Helen Garner (A 823.3 GAR.O)

The avoidable war: the dangers of a catastrophic conflict between the US and Xi Jinpings China by Kevin Rudd (327.51073 RUD)

VIC BAR: a history of the Victorian bar by Peter Yule (340.060945 YUL)

The bookseller at the end of the world by Ruth Shaw (381.45002 SHA)

Gathering blossoms under fire: the journals of Alice Walker edited by Valerie Boyd (F WAL)

Apollo & Thelma: a true, tall tale by Jon Faine (796.41 AND.F)

Keeping them honest: the case for a genuine national integrity commission and other vital democratic reforms by Stephen Charles (321 CHA)

Rebel: my escape from Saudi Arabia to freedom by Rahaf Mohammed (305.4209538 MOH)

The Jane Austen remedy: it is a truth universally acknowledged that a book can change your life by Ruth Wilson (028.8092 WIL)

The uncaged sky by Kylie Moore-Gilbert (365.45092 MOO)

Great properties of country Victoria: the Western District's golden age by Richad Allen (728.3709945 ALL)

True friends by Patti Miller (302.34092 MIL)

Childless: a story of freedom and longing by Sian Prior (306.87 PRI)

Introspective by Michael Leunig (741.5994 LEU)

The library: a fragile history by Andrew Pettegree (027.009 PET)

Things hidden: scripture as spirituality by Richard Rohr (220.61 ROH)

Australia's Great Depression: how a nation shattered by the Great War survived the worst economic crisis it has ever faced by Joan Beaumont (994.042 BEA)