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Ten Hail Marys
Ten Hail Marys
Kate Howarth


An extraordinary story of hope and survival. In January 1966, Kate Howarth gave birth to a healthy baby boy at St Margaret's Home for unwed mothers in Sydney. In the months before the birth, and the ...


Curtains: Adventures Of An Undertaker In Training
Curtains: Adventur...
Tom Jokinen


If Bill Bryson were to join a funeral home as an apprentice, and if he searched for the meaning of life and death while he was at it, you'd have Curtains. At 44, Tom Jokinen quit a good government jo ...


The Economics Of Identity And Creativity: A Cultural Science Approach (Creative Economy + Innovation  Culture Series)
The Economics Of I...
Carsten Herrmann-...


The UQP Creative Economy + Innovation Culture series edited by Stuart Cunningham and John Hartley showcases fresh research approaches to global creative thinking, enterprise and innovation. The series ...


When Blood And Bones Cry Out: Journeys Through The Soundscape Of Healing And Reconciliation
When Blood And Bon...
John Paul Lederac...
Angela Jill Leder...


How do people heal and reconcile after violent experiences that defy words? American academic John Paul Lederach, a peacebuilding pioneer, has teamed up with his daughter, Angela Jill Lederach, to add ...


Reporting Conflict: New Directions In Peace Journalism
Reporting Conflict...
Jake Lynch
Johan Galtung


Journalists control our access to news. By pitching stories from particular angles, media set the agenda for public debate. In Reporting Conflict, Jake Lynch and Johan Galtung challenge reporters to t ...


Find Your Tribe (And Nine Other Things I Wish I
Find Your Tribe (A...
Rebecca Sparrow


Everybody knows high school can be tough, especially when: * your best friend behaves more like your worst enemy * the person you have a crush on fails to notice you exist * even the C-grade netball t ...


A Prescription For Change: The Terry White Story
A Prescription For...
Tony Koch


In A Prescription for Change: The Terry White Story, veteran journalist Tony Koch colourfully charts the drive, integrity and family support that have guided White through a fascinating life in busine ...


Slow Death By Rubber Duck: How The Toxic Chemistry Of Everyday Life Affects Our Health
Slow Death By Rubb...
Rick Smith
Bruce Lourie


'Why don't we experiment on ourselves?' When leading environmentalists Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie decided to tell the story of pollution in our modern world by using their own bodies as laboratories, ...


Mcpherson Lecture Series Volume 4: Equity And Property
Mcpherson Lecture ...
Sarah Worthington


The fourth volume in an annual series inaugurated by the University of Queensland’s TC Beirne School of Law. These lectures capture the important contributions equity has made to the law of personal p ...


Learning How To Breathe
Learning How To Br...
Linda Neil


When musician Linda Neil returns home to Brisbane to care for her ailing mother, Joan, a singing teacher, she has no idea what she is committing to, or even that she is committing at all.





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Congratulations to the seven UQP authors shortlisted in the 2018 Queensland Literary Awards: Venero Armanno, Tony Birch, Peter Carnavas, Laura Elvery, Pip Harry, Charles Massy, and Jackie Ryan.  

The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award  

Burning Down by Venero Armanno

We'll Show the World: Expo88 by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland Short Story Collection - Steele Rudd Award

Common People by Tony Birch

Trick of the Light by Laura Elvery

Griffith University Children's BookAward            

The Elephant by Peter Canarvas

Griffith University Young Adult Book Award       

Because of You by Pip Harry

The University of Queensland Non-Fiction Book Award

Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture - A New Earth by Charles Massy

Queensland Premier's Award for a Work of State Significance    

We'll Show the World: Expo88by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland History Book Award              

We'll Show the World: Expo 88 by Jackie Ryan





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