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Scoundrel Days: A Memoir
Scoundrel Days: A ...
Brentley Frazer


Tom Sawyer on acid, a 21st-century On the Road, a Holden Caulfield for punks … an extraordinary memoir of a wild adolescence, told in a compelling, poetic voice

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Helen Haenke at Rockton: A Creative Life
Helen Haenke at Ro...
Helen Haenke


‘She loved people, she loved places, she loved the look of things … she loved words and, lastly, even when dying … she continued to love life.’ – Professor Harold Love


The Torrent: A True Story of Heroism and Survival
The Torrent: A Tru...
Amanda Gearing


Six years on from Queensland’s tragic ‘inland tsunami’, this new edition of The Torrent reconnects with the survivors at the heart of the catastrophe.


Little Fish Are Sweet
Little Fish Are Sw...
Matthew Condon


I recall meeting Lewis on a number of occasions in company with Tony Murphy. I recall conversation getting around to payments of money with Murphy and Lewis. Lewis thanked me on several occasions and ...


All Is Given
All Is Given
Linda Neil


In this captivating memoir, Linda Neil shares stories of travel, taking us from the glitz of Shanghai to wintry London, from the outskirts of Ulaanbaatar to inner-city Sydney. Writing songs and playin ...


No Job For A Woman
No Job For A Woman
Sallyanne Atkinso...


Sallyanne Atkinson was the first female Lord Mayor of Brisbane, the first female senior trade commissioner to Paris and has been a leader in business and corporate life for over four decades.


Doing It
Doing It
Karen Pickering


Women love sex. So why do we have such a difficult time accepting them as sexual creatures? For a society that loves to project sex onto women, we’re not so keen on their free sexual expression.


Saltwater
Saltwater
Cathy McLennan


Everyone knows that some of those kids are innocent … your dilemma is not whether the kids are innocent, but which of the kids are innocent. When Cathy McLennan first steps into Townsville’s A ...


Trouble: On Trial in Central Australia
Trouble: On Trial ...
Kieran Finnane


What is going on in the often troubled town of Alice Springs? On the streets of Alice Springs, in town camps, drinking camps and out on the highway, in gatherings awash with alcohol, men kill ...


All My Januaries
All My Januaries
Barbara Blackman


Barbara Blackman has been a muse and an iconic Australian arts identity throughout her long life. This collection of essays, All My Januaries, is both insightful and memorable.



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