The Simple Act of Reading

Combining new and existing essays from some of the writers Debra Adelaide most admires, The Simple Act of Reading is a collection from some of Australia’s most revered writers including David Malouf, Delia Falconer...

Earth Dances: Music in search of the primitive

Minimalism, savagery, the raw and the cooked, the primal and the pre-verbal, Elvis’s hips, The Rite of Spring… Andrew Ford’s Earth Dances is an original investigation of how music and primitivism intersect – ...

Black Rock White City

Black Rock White City is a novel about the damages of war, the limits of choice, and the hope of love. During a hot Melbourne summer Jovan’s cleaning work at a bayside hospital is disrupted by acts of graffiti and violen...

Awakening: Four Lives in Art

When Ibsen’s controversial play A Doll’s House opened to packed audiences at Melbourne’s Princes Theatre, the slam of the door as Nora left her husband in the final act echoed in the minds of thousands ...

Sculptures of Melbourne

Melbourne has an impressive number of sculptures on public display throughout the city. Just wander Melbourne’s city streets, gardens and laneways and you will undoubtedly find some magnificent public sculptures – ...

The Good Greek Girl

Written from the heart and with integrity, The Good Greek Girl is Maria Katsonis’ story – it’s an intimate portrayal of mental illness that will move readers to laugh, cry, gasp and smile. Maria is the good Greek girl wh...