Bron Sibree
Bron Sibree
Bron Sibree is an Australian freelance journalist who has made a successful living writing for various publications in Australia and Asia for more than 20 years. In a former incarnation she was a potter living in remote rural Australia, but traded in the quest for perfection in form for the more elusive, sacred and sometimes profane lure of the written word.

Global education charity Room to Read will receive proceeds from the sale of an anthology of essays by authors including Philip Pullman, Pico Iyer, and Salley Vickers.


First, They Erased Our Name author Habiburahman was a carefree child when his grandmother told him of the campaigns of violence and terror against his people. Two generations later, little has changed for the stateless Rohingya.

Jing-Jing Lee’s haunting narrative follows one of the Lion City’s unseen citizens, a widow and ‘cardboard auntie’, as she is forced to confront the horrors she experienced during the Japanese occupation

Eugenia Kim again mines her own family’s history for her latest novel, by shifting the story between the United States and South Korea, she illustrates the power of separation and the duty of sacrifice

Partly born from American journalist Patrick Winn’s frustration at Southeast Asia’s representation in the Western media, the book probes little-known terrain and highlights the human side to such underworld endeavours

You-jeong Jeong’s first book to be translated into English is an intense page-turner seeping with gore that delves deep into the dark side of the human psyche

In Political Tribes, a book bristling with stinging home truths, Tiger Mom author blames American exceptionalism for decades of foreign-policy disasters and failure to grasp the mind-blowing tribalism that decided the 2016 election

After Man Tiger and Beauty Is a Wound, the third work by the literary sensation to be translated into English is an unflinching examination of physical and sexual violence

South Korea’s best-known author, Hwang Yok-song uses both waste and mythical creatures to weigh the social and emotional price of a throwaway society in his latest novel

Jordi Magraner spent 15 years in Chitral in search of a Himalayan Yeti, a quest that ended with his murder in 2002. Seven years later, journalist Gabi Martinez followed in his footsteps, and the result is a riveting book

With masterful economy and ease, the Pulitzer Prize-winner subverts our expectations of the refugee experience, drawing out not just the buried trauma but also the dreams and hopes of those who leave their homeland and end up ghosts in a new country

Lee’s second novel, almost 30 years in the making, is a brilliant and subtle account of a Korean family across four generations and eight decades, and the struggles to find an identity as tradition crumbles in the face of modernity

The Australian writer, known for his deep connection to the environment, ruminates on a life in thrall to the beauty and power of language and landscape

You can’t help but be changed by reading Do Not Say We Have Nothing, Canadian writer Madeleine Thien’s lyrical third novel chronicling one family’s experience from civil war to June 4

Tahmima Anam concludes her Bengal trilogy with a novel that, in recounting the story of a love across continents and ethnic lines, subtly addresses the deepest concerns of our age

The Pulitzer-winning novelist has gone beyond the gilded and sanitised Sunday school story to reveal a man with a lust for life in all its aspects


Swedish author says he couldn't turn down offer to write further adventures of Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomqvist, despite the pressure and the opposition from Larsson's widow.

Part memoir, part reportage, part social analysis, Mama, is shaped around the author's conversations with 10 experts.

To read The Green Road, Anne Enright's eighth work of fiction, is to understand why the Booker Prize-winning author was named the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction this year. Readers will almost flinch at its brutal honesty even as they marvel at its acute perceptions as it transports you ever deeper into the fragile fissures of family, love and the human heart.

Scottish author Andrew Hagan's new novel shines a light not just on the battlefront of the Afghanistan war, a conflict he describes as Britain's Vietnam, but the home front.