John Bartlett / Awake at 3 a.m.
Loss, longing and nostalgia infuse the poems in this poignant collection.
Richard Stanton / Seven Car Loads of What You Need
In life you may have many wants and even more desires. You can have, however, no greater number of needs than those you can load in to a 1969 Valiant sedan x 7.
Graeme Hetherington / Another Love, Another Life
Graeme Hetherington’s poems of loves and lives past are works of darkness describing human connections that lead ultimately to loss and loneliness.
Hilda Metcalf Hunt / Blackberries and Golden Wattle: The Thorns and Beauty of a Childhood in the Adelaide Hills
Blackberries and Golden Wattle is an evocative and delightful life story of three families, of the fragility of life, resilience and recollections, recounted through the eyes of the author.
John Watson / Two Legends
The story of Frank O'Hara's lunch hours, followed by a modern take on the tale of Cupid and Psyche.
Garth Alperstein / The Fourpenny Axe and a Snooker Cue: eBofolo remembered
This is a story about growing up in a small racist town in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, during the Apartheid years. The author is the oldest son of the town’s mayor, a publican. He grew up between the hotel, where he was exposed at an early age to much of the town’s less salubrious goings on, and a harsh boarding school experience.
Jenni McMullan / A Good Girl...Seldom
From the cobbled streets of Macclesfield, Cheshire to the golden sandy beaches of the New South Wales south coast, this memoir charts the life of Annie Gidman.
Kathleen Fernandes / Wicked & Whimsical
From the pampered to the parsimonious, the strange to the ridiculous, this collection of short stories will amuse, tease and mystify. It will appeal to anyone who likes a laugh and who is bored reading about nice people.
Brian Brock / Summer Harvest: New and Selected Poems
With Summer Harvest, the Australian poet Brian Brock has offered us a feast of issues and moments worthy of serious consideration.
Decima Wraxall / Stolen Fruit
A raw and real tale of pioneer life in the Australian bush against a background of World War Two.
Ouyang Yu / Terminally Poetic
'No one is spared in this exposé of Australian letters, certainly neither the poet nor his reader.' - Steve Brock
John Watson / Daphnis and Chloe
Daphnis and Chloe is the most acclaimed of the early Greek novels. Its popularity is enhanced by the splendid illustrations it has generated – from High Victorian to Bonnard and Maillol, and of course musically in the ballet of Ravel.
PS Cottier / Utterly
'I defy any poetry lover to read these poems and not fall a little in love with the author.’ - Judith Nangala Crispin
Roger Higgins / Facing the Sky
Roger’s poetry has been published in magazines and journals in Australia and overseas, and has regularly been included in the Friendly Street Poets annual anthology.
Mary Jenkins / Short & Sometimes Sweet
Short & Sometimes Sweet reflects a long and varied life: from childhood memories of the Second World War to the travails and pleasures of old age.
Antonia Hildebrand / A Simple Twist of Fate
These stories show how your fate is twisted by choices you make.
Virgilio Goncalves / Quick as a Wink: 60 stories
Readers will find, within most stories, characters they identify with, either in vexed or, more usually, pleasant ways.
Melanie Duncan / To Breathe
To Breathe takes the reader on a captivating journey depicting everyday musings to recollections of carefree times.
Fraser Mackay / The Sudden Quiet: selected poems
Fraser Mackay’s wry ruminations are rooted in place and give off an air of hardy, solitary manhood.
Nicholas Hasluck / Rollo's Way
A lively memoir in which Nicholas Hasluck explores the life and times of his elder brother Rollo, an adventurer brimful of bright ideas and his own way of going at things.