Magda Szubanski Reckoning

Magda Szubanski’s Reckoning: A Memoir

If you had met my father you would never, not for an instant, have thought he was an assassin. So reads the back cover of Magda Szubanski’s engaging debut memoir, Reckoning (2015). The title sets the tone for an exercise...
Philanthropy and the Arts Kenneth Watkins Jennifer Radbourne

Philanthropy and the Arts

In a new book by Jennifer Radbourne and Kenneth Watkins, Philanthropy and the Arts documents an emerging model of philanthropy that moves beyond the fundraising process to capture the essence of philanthropy in the intri...

Resurrection Bay

Profoundly deaf since early childhood, Caleb Zelic has always lived on the outside – watching, picking up tell-tale signs people hide in a smile, a cough, a kiss. When a childhood friend is murdered, a sense of guilt and...
Creating Cities Marcus Westbury

Creating Cities

In his new book Creating Cities author, festival director, urbanist and television presenter, Marcus Westbury details the transformation that Newcastle underwent to catapult the city from a wasteland of vacant and empty ...
Jenny Ackland The Secret Son

The Secret Son

An Australian historian determined to find the truth, a stolen inheritance, a wishing tree, a long-lost grandmother, and an unlikely sweetheart come together in a dazzlingly original and audacious debut by Jenny Ackland....