The Hanged Man and the Body Thief

In a compelling and original work of history, Alexandra Roginski leads the reader through her extensive research aimed at finding the person within the museum piece. Reconstructing the narrative of a life and a theft, sh...

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...