The Golden Age

A story of resilience, the irrepressible, enduring nature of love, and the fragility of life, The Golden Age comes from one of Australia’s most loved novelists, Joan London. It is 1954 and thirteen-year-old Frank G...

Melbourne Rare Book Week

Commencing in 2012 as a partnership between the Australian & New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers (ANZAAB), the University of Melbourne and eight other literary institutions, and featuring over 40 free ...

Pretty Funny Tea Cosies

Hail the Grand Purl Baa of Knitting, Loani Prior, Queen of the Tea Cosies and her new fabulously outrageous creation, Pretty Funny Tea Cosies –  a quirky collection of some of the most beautiful knitting you’ll eve...

All the Birds, Singing

Winner of the 2014 Miles Franklin Literary Award, Evie Wyld’s All the Birds, Singing is the story of how one woman’s present comes from a terrible past. Who or what is watching Jake Whyte from the woods? Jake...

Lost & Found

The debut novel of 34-year-old Australian writer Brooke Davis, Lost & Found is a literary sensation before it’s published, generating a lot of interest at this year’s London Book Fair, sparking a bidding ...

Funemployed

Going beyond the press releases and the hype to show what it’s really like to be a working artist in Australia, Justin Heazlewood (aka The Bedroom Philosopher) provides a fascinating portrait of life in Australia for art...

Loyal Creatures

Inspired by Michael Morpurgo’s international bestseller War Horse and is closely based on historical record. Loyal Creatures is the deeply moving story of war horse Daisy and her 16-year-old owner, sent from the Au...

Risk and Uncertainty in the Art World

Art has become big business in way not seen since the Dutch golden age. Once the preserve of a small elite, recent growth in the art and financial markets has made art a more accessible investment option for individuals ...