Description: Helen Garner is one of Australia's most important and most admired writers. She is revered for her fearless honesty in the pursuit of her craft. But Garner also courts controversy, not least because she refuses to be constrained by the rules ... read more
A Tumultuous Life is my story of my interesting, colourful and controversial life starting in the political cauldron of the Split tearing apart the Australian Labor Party in the 1950s, when I was a young child loving, talking and listening to my father, Tom, who taught me so much a... read more
Biography & Memoir
Administrators and broadcasters come and go, but there was something different about Wally Foreman.
More than 3000 people filled a stadium in November, 2006, to farewell him after his passing from a heart attack, while his memorial serv... read more
The first and much-anticipated monograph by multi-award winning cartoonist and graphic novelist Chris Ware, chronicling his influential quarter-century career. While illustrator Chris Ware s singular body of work is often categorized as comics, his trailblazing work de... read more
A memoir about staying in one place, told through trees, by the award-winning author of MR WIGG, NEST and WHERE THE TREES WERE. "The understorey is where I live, alongside these plants and creatures. I tend the forest, stand at the foot of trees and look up, gather what has fallen." Each c... read more
"One of our most successfuland highest profile business leaders shares her management and life lessons(how she broke the glass ceiling and raised four kids). A sane person's antidoteto Lean Inby a genuinely brilliant communicator."
George Pell is the most recognisable face of the Australian Catholic Church. He was the Ballarat boy with the film-star looks who studied at Oxford and rose through the ranks to become the Vatican's indispensable 'Treasurer'. As an outspoken defender ... read more
Marine biologist Micheline Jenner discovered humpback breeding grounds off the Kimberley coast, has swum through orange golfball-sized pygmy blue whale poo to uncover a feeding spot, and is one of very few people to witness a humpback whale giving birth. In The Secre... read more
THE SEQUEL TO THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER WORKING CLASS BOY It's a life too big and a story too extraordinary for just one book. Jimmy Barnes has lived many lives - from Glaswegian migrant kid to iconic front man, from solo superstar to proud father of his own musical clan. In this hu... read more
"My life, as you will read, has taken me from one cult to another. BRAVE is the story of how I fought my way out of these cults and reclaimed my life. I want to help you do the same." -Rose McGowan A revealing memoir and empowering manifesto - A voice for generations Rose McGowan was... read more
Jessa Crispin, cultural critic and founder of Bookslut, offers a brilliant rejection of contemporary feminism-and demands something better. Somewhere along the way, Jessa Crispin argues, the feminist movement sacrificed meaning for acceptance, a... read more
|Author:||Nyunggai Warren Mundine AO|
Overcoming segregation, discrimination, personal hardship and political betrayal Nyunggai Warren Mundine tells it all in black and white. Warren's raw, intimate success story shines a bright and inspiring light showing there is no... read more