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C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat To Democracy
C Street: The Fund...
Jeff Sharlet

'A gripping political thriller, a masterpiece of investigative journalism' - Peter Manseau, author of Rag and Bone The secretive Christian fundamentalist group known as 'The Family' is leading a new ...

Pygmonia: My Quest For The Secret Land Of The Pygmies
Pygmonia: My Quest...
Peter McAllister

One man's quest to uncover the hidden land of the pygmies. Archaeologist Peter McAllister had never given much thought to Pygmies. When he chanced upon an early 20th-century photograph of Pygmy-size ...

A Voice Of Reason: Reflections On Australia
A Voice Of Reason:...
Ian Lowe

Can civilisation survive the 21st century? Professor Ian Lowe, author, pre-eminent scientist and president of the Australian Conservation Foundation, thinks we have a chance – but we have to act now, ...

The Second Father (paperback)
From Brisbane’s sleazy Sin Triangle to drug busts in the wild far north, former undercover cop Domenico ‘Mick’ Cacciola tells his incredible tale of underworld crime and police corruption. After join ...

A Climate For Growth: Planning South-East Queensland
A Climate For Grow...
Brendan Gleeson
Wendy Steele

South-East Queensland is Australia’s fastest growing urban area, with the population expected to double in the next 20 years. Growth has caused water and housing shortages and traffic congestion, lead ...

5 Ways To Carry A Goat: A Blogger
5 Ways To Carry A ...
Ben Groundwater

‘I’d sleep on couches, beds, floors, kennels … If someone was kind enough to put a roof over my head, I was game enough to go meet them. And I’d just pray they were who they said they were.’ There's ...

The People
The People's Unive...
Ben Robertson

Founded in 1909, the University of Queensland was a gift to the people in celebration of the state's Golden Jubilee of separation from New South Wales. From humble and challenging beginnings in a toug ...

The Hard Light Of Day: An Artist
The Hard Light Of ...
Rod Moss

A story of a whitefella-blackfella friendship that offers hope for the future. Winner of the 2011 Prime Minister's Literary Award.

Someone Else
Someone Else's Chi...
Sue Phillips

What does it take to carry someone else's child? What does it feel like to give her up? On a summer morning in Canberra, Sue Phillips gave birth for the fourth time. Sue's husband was by her side, al ...

J.D. Salinger: A Life Raised High
J.D. Salinger: A L...
Kenneth Slawenski

The definitive biography of one of the most influential authors of our time. On 27 January 2010, J.D. Salinger, author of the much-loved classic The Catcher in the Rye, died peacefully at his New Ham ...

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What's New

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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Join David Malouf as he launches his new poetry collection, An Open Book, in Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne, and delivers the opening address at the Australian Short Story Festival in Perth.


Join Bernard Cohen as he launches When I Saw the Animal at Ariel Books in Sydney.
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