Thanks for the love 

We've been lucky enough to have been featured in publications all over the world for our work with Books on the Rail and our books, The Book Ninja and While You Were Reading. Here's a few of our favourites. 


Australian books to get excited about in the first half of 2019

While You Were Reading features in iconic Readings bookstore’s round-up previewing of some of the most exciting local releases for the first half of 2019!


‘Books on the rail’ arrives in Italy.

“Books have always been a fundamental ingredient of our friendship, which has lasted for more than twenty years." On the occasion of the release of their novel in Italy, Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus talk about why they created the "Book on the rail" project.


7 Books to read in February

Life Begins When You Find The Right Book, a novel for romantic bibliophiles. Review in


The Book Ninja sells in Europe

The Book Ninja rights sold to publishers in Germany, The UK, Italy, Slovakia and Czech Republic, Spain and Latin America. 


S&S acquires debut novel by Australian ‘book ninjas’

Simon & Schuster Australia has acquired world rights to the debut novel by Australian ‘book ninjas’ Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus.


Books on the Rail’s Melbourne co-founders get their own book deal

They are known for sharing books with Melbourne’s public transport commuters, and next year the Books on the Rail ladies will be able to leave their very own novel on the rail.


The Most Anticipated Books of 2018 

Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus run the ‘Books on the Rail’ project in Melbourne, their co-authored novel is The Book Ninja.