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    Margaret Bolton / Mapmaker: The Life and Times of Abraham Ortelius

    Margaret Bolton / Mapmaker: The Life and Times of Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius was a mapmaker in the 1500s in Antwerp. His chief claim to fame was that he made the first map book, now called an atlas.

    $30.00

    Marina Lutz / Somers Commonwealth Immigration Camp: Memories of Teaching at Victorian School No. 4653 in 1950

    Marina Lutz / Somers Commonwealth Immigration Camp: Memories of Teaching at Victorian School No. 4653 in 1950

    Here was a woman of unique experience. She was a living piece of Australia’s history.

    $18.00

    Helen Lyne / Love, Disappointment and Other Joys of Life

    Helen Lyne / Love, Disappointment and Other Joys of Life

    The characters in this collection of thirty-one stories kick over the rock of life’s disappointments and discover freedom, joy, love, laughter and well-satisfied lust.

    $37.50

    Adrian Rogers / Ecce Homo and Nine Painters

    Adrian Rogers / Ecce Homo and Nine Painters

    ‘Behold the Man!’ How will nine painters, each with their own particular style, culture, attitudes and ambitions relate to the challenge?

    $20.00

    David Atkinson / Strands and Ripples

    David Atkinson / Strands and Ripples

    David Atkinson’s latest collection is a cornucopia of the poetic spectrum; it confirms that he is one of Australia’s finest poets.

    $25.00

    Jill Nevile / A Scent of Frangipani

    Jill Nevile / A Scent of Frangipani

    Jill has not been afraid to bare her soul with poems of personal experience and her love and attachment to her furry friends.

    $20.00

    Edna Taylor / Paving Stones

    Edna Taylor / Paving Stones

    Some of these stories start in the middle - with folks on the way to somewhere - but the middle is only a continuation of what has happened previously and is a precursor to what is going to happen next.

    $22.50

    Gabrielle Journey Jones / Etymology of Courage

    Gabrielle Journey Jones / Etymology of Courage

    Gabrielle’s poems are designed to be read out loud with a freedom which leads to personal resolution, revolution and joy.

    $20.00

    Lorraine Haig / Paddling the Canoe

    Lorraine Haig / Paddling the Canoe

    Lorraine Haig’s poems reflect the rhythms of the natural world and human relationships in states of flux.

    $22.50

    Maybe Street: Selected Poems of Anna Buck / Edited by Tim Metcalf

    Maybe Street: Selected Poems of Anna Buck / Edited by Tim Metcalf

    One of the finest and most prolific poets ever to grace the Bega Valley Shire of New South Wales, Anna Buck was noted for her humour, attention to detail, and love of both people and the natural world.

    $25.00

    Julie Thorndyke / Divertimento

    Julie Thorndyke / Divertimento

    Survival, desire, disaster; misadventure, murder and magic combine in this unique collection of tales set in locations including old rural Australia, present-day cities and the distant mystical past.

    $30.00

    David Brelsford / Hot Chocolate

    David Brelsford / Hot Chocolate

    David Brelsford won the Hula Manu writing competition at the Brigham Young University Hawaii Campus in 1973.

    $25.00

    Margaret Visciglio / Only Two Letters in Orroroo

    Margaret Visciglio / Only Two Letters in Orroroo

    Only Two Letters in Orroroo is not a war novel; it is an anti-war novel. The novel’s theme is dark but there are flashes of light and humour.

    $40.00

    Dianne Kennedy / Jellyfish Dreams

    Dianne Kennedy / Jellyfish Dreams

    In creating the poems in Jellyfish Dreams, the poet draws on her love of mythology as well as her own life’s experiences.

    $22.50

    Brian H. Jones / Happy People

    Brian H. Jones / Happy People

    Happy People traces the perspectives of settlers on Indigenous Australians, from the first settlement during 1788 until the military excursions and Governor Macquarie’s ‘emergency’ measures put a forceful and localised end to the conflict on the southern border of the colony during 1816-17.

    $35.00

    Jane Williams / Points of Recognition

    Jane Williams / Points of Recognition

    'Jane Williams’s eye and ear are trained to human idiosyncrasy and foible, and to the endless possibilities that are held within a life.' - Sarah Day

    $25.00

    John Lowe / Houndstooth

    John Lowe / Houndstooth

    John Lowe is fascinated by contrasts, especially when they come together, either to clash or complement each other.

    $16.00

    Peter Rodgers / Life, Death and Other Distractions

    Peter Rodgers / Life, Death and Other Distractions

    Life, Death and Other Distractions is a masterclass for the writing of short stories.

    $25.00

    Elizabeth Heij / Green Gardens of Life

    Elizabeth Heij / Green Gardens of Life

    Beware of assumptions about your elderly neighbours who came of age in the 1960s and 70s. Their thoughts just might surprise you.

    $22.50

    John Watson / Plagiarisms

    John Watson / Plagiarisms

    To render these theatrical interludes in verse is of course an indulgence but also, it is hoped, a tribute and an invitation.

    $20.00