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Victoria: The Queen

The extraordinary story of the world’s most influential, intriguing and surprising ruler, Queen Victoria. When Alexandrina Victoria was crowned Queen…


The Hate Race

‘Against anything I had ever been told was possible, I was turning white. On the surface of my skin, a…


Poum and Alexandre

This is the story of two flawed eccentrics. Everything they do subverts their firm intention of keeping up appearances. They…


Offshore

What has happened on Nauru and Manus since Australia began its most recent offshore processing regime in 2012? This essential…


Avalanche

At the age of 38 acclaimed novelist Julia Leigh made her first visit to the IVF clinic, full of hope….


Wasted

In 2009 Elspeth Muir’s youngest brother, Alexander, finished his last university exam and went out with some mates on the…


Dying: A Memoir

Cory Taylor wrote this remarkable book in the space of a few weeks before her death from melanoma-related cancer in…


An Opening

Artist and writer Stephanie Radok possesses a unique international perspective. For over twenty years she has written about and witnessed…


The Mind of a Thief

For 40,000 years the Central NSW area of Wellington was Aboriginal – Wiradjuri – land. Following the arrival of white…


The People Smuggler

At once a non-fiction thriller and a moral maze, The People Smuggler: The True Story of Ali Al Jenabi is…


In My Mother’s Hands

There are secrets in this family. Before Biff and her younger brother, Mark, there was baby Alison, who drowned in…


This House of Grief

On the evening of 4 September 2005, Father’s Day, Robert Farquharson, a separated husband, was driving his three sons home…


Tracker

“This extraordinary, majestic book has been composed by Wright from interviews with family, friends, foes and Tilmouth himself. It is one man’s story told by many voices, almost operatic in scale. With a tight narrative structure, compelling real-life characters, the book sings with insight and Tracker’s characteristic humour. Wright has crafted an epic that is a truly rewarding read.”


The Media and the Massacre

Sonya Voumard’s The Media and the Massacre is a chilling portrayal of journalism, betrayal,  and storytelling surrounding the 1996 Port Arthur massacre. Inspired,…


Boy, Lost: A Family Memoir

Kristina Olsson’s mother lost her infant son, Peter,when he was snatched from her arms as she boarded a train in…


The Misogyny Factor

In 2012, Anne Summers gave two landmark speeches about women in Australia, attracting more than 120,000 visits to her website….


The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka

“The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka sheds a bright new light on a dark old Australian story. A rare combination of true scholarship with a warmly engaging narrative voice, along with a wealth of detail about individual characters and daily life on the goldfields, makes this book compulsively readable.”


Small Acts of Disappearance

Small Acts of Disappearance describes the author’s affliction with an eating disorder which begins in university, and escalates into life-threatening anorexia…