Diversity Books

What young adult fiction looked like in 2015

Discussion on diversity in young adult (YA) fiction is not difficult to come by. Over the last couple of years, awareness of the need for greater representations of characters and lives in the literature produced for you...
John Perceval Art and Life

John Perceval Art and Life

With his undeniable precociousness, John Perceval came to the attention of the art cognoscenti in his early teens. His elegant charm, astonishing good looks and original intelligence captivated many of the most important...
Modern Love

Modern Love: The lives of John and Sunday Reed

A stunning double biography that lifts the veil on the unconventional marriage of modernist pioneers John and Sunday Reed, and their relationships with some of Australia’s most celebrated artists and writers. Much ...
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...