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...

Alec Cobbe – Designs for Historic Interiors

Alec Cobbe (b.1945) established his reputation as a conservator of Old Master paintings, before specializing in the redecoration and rearrangement of historic interiors as homes for masterpieces. His impressive list of c...

Books of 2013

It was a strange year for fiction, 2013: so much promise; so many fine/established authors releasing new works; so many new voices vying for space. Did it live up to the hype? Not exactly. Australian writers did better t...

Printmaking Off the Beaten Track

Following on from his previous books Printmaking at the Edge and Critical Mass, Richard Noyce ventures once more beyond familiar centres of art production to explore printmaking off the beaten track. His journey covers t...

CLAN

Marking the twenty-fifth year of Bangarra Dance Theatre in 2014, a new lavish 176 page photographic book takes a look at one of Australia’s foremost dance companies that celebrates the past, present and future. Cla...

Michael Leunig – Holy Fool

Filled with his trademark poignancy, originality and arrow-to-the-heart wisdom, Holy Fool is a collection of more than 240 artworks by Australia’s most admired cartoonist, Michael Leunig. At the heart of Michael Le...