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Father Figures

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2017-07-04T16:59:27+00:00

PREORDER THE BOOK COMING SOON: PREORDER THE EBOOK COMING SOON! Father Figures by Paul Connolly Twenty of Australia's brightest and funniest writers share the joys, hazards and mysteries of fatherhood and how we all relate to 'dad'. The shape of the family tree has changed irrevocably in recent decades, and there is no such thing as a ‘typical dad’ anymore (though dad jokes like cockroaches, never seem to die). From the grim archetype of the emotionally distant father to the bumbling man-child who’s a pair of underpants away from being an ape, there has never [...]

Aussie Aussie Aussie

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2017-06-27T22:55:59+00:00

Buy the book Ebook preorder coming soon COMING SOON! Aussie Aussie Aussie by Ben Pobjie If you think you know all about Australia’s heroes (and villains), think again. In Aussie Aussie Aussie, Ben Pobjie burrows beneath the mythology to provide an intimate look at the Australians who helped make our nation great – as well as the ones who stopped us from being as great as we could have been but who have ended up with their own Wikipedia pages anyway. Meet pioneers such as Charles Kingsford Smith, whose groundbreaking efforts moved the country forward; artists [...]

Cooking with Kindness

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2017-07-27T09:45:16+00:00

PREORDER THE BOOK EBOOK COMING SOON COMING SOON! Cooking with Kindness by Edgar's Mission If we could eat healthy, nutritious and delicious food without harming others, why wouldn’t we? More and more people are waking up to a better way of living, one that is kinder to animals and more in sync with the planet, gentler on the mind and better for our health. Here, 50 generous chefs from around Australia share their secret recipes for cruelty-free cooking, from breakfast bowls and pancakes to vegan ‘comfort food’, mains and decadent desserts. Featuring Matcha Mylkbar, Vegie [...]

The Sari of Surya Vilas

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2017-06-27T23:01:58+00:00

PREORDER THE BOOK COMING SOON! The Sari of Surya Vilas by Vayu Naidu In 1909, Allarmelu is nine years old and living a privileged, sheltered existence in Surya Vilas, her family home in the rich, lush environs of Madras in colonial South India. When her mother dies, Allarmelu’s world is turned upside down. On the cusp of puberty and surrounded now by spinster aunts and men, she must find her own way. When she discovers the theft of her mother’s pomegranate-coloured wedding sari, a precious heirloom passed from mother to daughter, Allarmelu vows to track it [...]

Wish You Were Here

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2017-07-26T16:40:29+00:00

PREORDER THE BOOK PREORDER THE EBOOK Read an extract COMING SOON! Wish You Were Here by Sheridan Jobbins ‘In this moment I am perfect. I am free to be whoever I want, and all I want to be is a woman in a red spotty dress, speeding into her future in a shiny red car.’ Raw, sharply funny and heartfelt, Wish You Were Here is a girl’s own adventure with bite, a hilarious rollercoaster ride that will make you itch to escape the everyday and hit the road with this irresponsible and [...]

On the Wagon

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2017-07-05T14:57:30+00:00

PREORDER the BOOK COMING SOON! On the Wagon by Lennox Nicholson Jack Kerouac’s On the Road helped to define freedom for a generation. But when a young recovering alcoholic turned to the Beat classic for inspiration, he saw more warning signs and wreckages than enlightenment and self-discovery. Was that really freedom? Setting off from Australia, Lennox Nicholson retraces the journey of Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty but with one crucial twist – he will try to stay sober. Instead of booze, Benzos and stolen cars he will rely on the generosity of strangers he [...]

Dennis Lillee Paperback

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2017-07-05T14:53:35+00:00

BUY THE BOOK Dennis Lillee: The illustrated Autobiography by Dennis Lillee This is an intimate, fascinating and compelling illustrated autobiography of Australia’s legendary fast bowler, Dennis Lillee. Fans of cricket will delight in the tale of how this puny, shy boy from the outskirts of Perth became the bane of batsmen all over the world during his 13 fiery years of Test cricket. He began his career as a tearaway fast bowler and ended it as the leading Test wicket-taker, taking a wicket off his final ball. This book provides insight into the fast-paced [...]