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....

The Hanged Man and the Body Thief

In a compelling and original work of history, Alexandra Roginski leads the reader through her extensive research aimed at finding the person within the museum piece. Reconstructing the narrative of a life and a theft, sh...

The Simple Act of Reading

Combining new and existing essays from some of the writers Debra Adelaide most admires, The Simple Act of Reading is a collection from some of Australia’s most revered writers including David Malouf, Delia Falconer...

Earth Dances: Music in search of the primitive

Minimalism, savagery, the raw and the cooked, the primal and the pre-verbal, Elvis’s hips, The Rite of Spring… Andrew Ford’s Earth Dances is an original investigation of how music and primitivism intersect – ...