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The Torrent: Toowoomba and the Lockyer Valley, 10 January 2011
The Torrent: Toowo...
Amanda Gearing


The Torrent: Toowoomba and the Lockyer Valley, 10 January 2011 tells, for the first time, the extraordinary stories of survival and loss that emerged from that terrible day.

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Fear, Faith and Hope
Fear, Faith and Ho...
Matthew Condon


Fear, faith and hope are just three of the emotions felt by the people of Queensland during the long, wet summer of 2010–2011.


Frontier Justice: The Global Refugee Crisis and What To Do About It
Frontier Justice: ...
Andy Lamey


The fascinating and timely story behind the radical increase in the global number of asylum seekers and the effects of our reluctance to accept them.


The Sons of Clovis: Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a secret history of Australian poetry
The Sons of Clovis...
David Brooks


The Sons of Clovis is a scholarly tour de force. It begins with the Ern Malley affair, establishing previously unrecognised connections between the Australian scene and French symboliste poetry, befor ...


Breaking the Sheep
Breaking the Sheep...
Charles Massy


Breaking the Sheep’s Back is the untold story of Australia’s biggest business disaster. It innvolves government complicity, and it is a political scandal that reaches into the offices of Cabinet minis ...


The Promise of Iceland
The Promise of Ice...
Kári Gíslason


Born from a secret liaison between a British mother and an Icelandic father, Kári Gíslason was the subject of a promise – a promise elicited from his father to not reveal his identity. The Icelandic c ...


The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary: A True Story of Resilience and Recovery
The Chimps of Faun...
Andrew Westoll


On a small farm in the Canadian countryside, thirteen elderly chimpanzees are living out what’s left of their troubled lives. Retired from the infamous laboratories where they were abused for decades, ...


Seduced by Logic
Seduced by Logic
Robyn Arianrhod


Seduced by Logic is the gripping story about the lives and loves of two pioneering women of science, Émilie du Châtelet and Mary Somerville, and the ideas that seduced them both.


The Band Played On: The Untold Story of the Musicians Who Went Down with the Titanic
The Band Played On...
Steve Turner


When the Titanic collided with an iceberg on 14 April 1912, the eight members of the ship's band moved to the deck and continued to play as the ship sank. In this lively and thoroughly researched acc ...


Stories from the Wayside
Stories from the W...
Reverend Graham Lo...


‘We’re not much like a church, which might suit you if you’re not much like a Christian.’With these words the Reverend Graham Long of The Wayside Chapel, Kings Cross describes the place that many stre ...



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