The Australian Blue Ribbon Cookbook

Every year hundreds of talented amateurs devote hours to preparing entries for cookery competitions run as part of 600 or so agricultural shows across Australia. In their quest for a precious blue ribbon, they use recipe...

Staging Ideas – set and costume design for theatre

Stephen Curtis is considered one of Australia’s most respected and admired designers. In this practical and informative book, he outlines everything you need to know about set, costume and lighting design; taking you fro...

Two Turtle Doves – A Memoir of Making Things

Revealing how a small curious boy in Suffolk turned into an internationally famous jewellery designer, Two Turtle Doves is the story of a life spent making things. Growing up in 1970s Suffolk in a crumbling giant of a ho...

Beyond Priscilla

In 2010, Daniel Witthaus spent 266 days driving around rural, regional and urban Australia challenging homophobia. Beyond Priscilla is a record of the Beyond ‘That’s So Gay’ National Tour – an ins...

And the Band Played On

Robert Holden’s And the Band Played On is a beautiful and interesting investigation on how the ANZACs survived the horrors of WWI drawing on music and song, perfect for history and military history fans alike. Cast...

Night Games

‘Can you finish me off?’ It’s a casually insensitive remark in a laneway, delivered to a young woman already abused and humiliated by a bunch of footballers and their mates, and it encapsulates an entire cultural paradig...

Dare Me! – The Life and Work of Gerald Glaskin

Gerald Glaskin (1923 – 2000) pushed the boundaries of acceptability in what he wrote and how he wrote it. His twenty major publications – novels, short stories, travelogues, memoirs, plays and more – tackled such t...

The boy who could tickle clouds

As one of Australia’s leading voice-over actors and the voice of countless TV and radio campaigns, Stephen Briggs is heard in millions of Australian homes every day. He has lent his vocal talent to some of the biggest st...