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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.


Defending Country: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Military Service Since 1945
Defending Country:...
Noah Riseman
Richard Trembath


Defending Country is the first book to document the unique experiences of Indigenous men and women since the Second World War. Using compelling personal narratives and rigorous archival researc ...


The Lucky Country? Reinventing Australia
The Lucky Country?...
Ian Lowe


Can we reinvent the Lucky Country? In 1964, Donald Horne described Australia as ‘a lucky country run mainly by second-rate people who share its luck’ in his iconic book. Now, more than five dec ...


Whisperings in the Blood: A Memoir
Whisperings in the...
Shelley Davidow


An exquisite, compelling story of courage, destiny and the search for home. Lithuania, 1913. Haunted by memories of the pogroms, Jacob Frank leaves his village in the hope of a better life, and board ...


Playing the Game: Life and Politics in Papua New Guinea
Playing the Game: ...
Sir Julius Chan


Born on a remote island to a migrant Chinese father and an indigenous mother, Julius Chan overcame poverty, discrimination and family tragedy to become one of Papua New Guinea’s longest-serving and mo ...


Finding Eliza: Power and Colonial Storytelling
Finding Eliza: Pow...
Larissa Behrendt


A vital Indigenous perspective on colonial storytelling. Aboriginal lawyer, writer and filmmaker Larissa Behrendt has long been fascinated by the story of Eliza Fraser, who was purportedly captured b ...


Merdeka and the Morning Star: Civil Resistance in
Merdeka and the Mo...
Jason MacLeod


An important addition to UQP’s internationally acclaimed Peace & Conflict Studies series


Before Rupert: Keith Murdoch and the Birth of a Dynasty
Before Rupert: Kei...
Tom D. C. Roberts


Is there another side to the story of Keith Murdoch’s success and the origins of News Corporation?


All Fall Down
All Fall Down
Matthew Condon


The Three Crooked Kings story ends here. The most anticipated book of the year has finally arrived. All Fall Down is the gripping finale to Matthew Condon’s epic true-crime trilogy about ...



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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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