Most of the CSU Libraries (Australia) have paperback stands filled with fiction located near the loans desk. These paperback stands are just a tiny selection of the fiction available in your CSU Library. Fiction is available in all Libraries in the call number range 813 - 899. The fiction collection includes:
- classics - Dickens, Austen, Bronte, Woolf, Nabokov, Tolstoy, Bolderwood, White, Proust and much more
- science fiction
- fantasy including all the Harry Potter novels
- Australian, British, Irish, American, Canadian, Indian, Chinese, African, Russian, French, Italian fiction
- Award winners - Miles Franklin Prize, Pulitizer Prize, Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Booker Prize, etc.
- Children's literature
- Whodunnits, murder mysteries, psychological crime
- short stories
- the latest fiction from Australia and around the world
- historic fiction and sagas
Contemporary authors in the CSU Library's fiction collection include: Ruth Rendell, Janet Evanovitch, Zadie Smith, Kate Grenville, Matthew Reilly, Ian Rankin, Donna Leon, Tim Winton, Lionel Shriver, John Banville, Kate Atkinson, Peter Carey, Kiran Desai, Elizabeth George, Alexander McCall Smith, Robert Harris, Jodi Picoult, Cormac McCarthy and Colm Tóibín.