Trans & Gender Diverse Biography and Memoir
|Awards:||Short-listed for Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Non-Fiction 2017 (Australia). Long-listed for Indie Book Award for Non-fiction 2018 (Australia).|
Before she was a trauma cleaner, Sandra Pankhurst was many things- husband and father, drag queen, gender reassignment patient, sex worker, small businesswoman, trophy wife. But as a little boy, raised in violence and excluded from the family home, ... read more
THE WHEELER SIGN is a narrative of personal evolution, a universal and often hidden story about homosexuality and those who live their lives in the shadows. A deeply moving coming out journey of awareness and self growth, the story takes you in three enlightening directions on the path to discovery an... read more
Who else, but a writer, is really able to interrogate the work of other writers? From Christina Stead, Les Murray and Patrick White to Proust, Shakespeare and Charlotte Bronte, David Malouf reads and examines the work of writers who have challenged, inspired and entert... read more
Joel Creasey has known he wanted to be on the world’s stage since he was in short pants, and nothing was going to get in his way. After his first stand-up performance at 17, he had to follow his dream – that is, to always have the spotlight on him.
His breakout ... read more
Jeff Duff is arguably the most flamboyant, creative and controversial entertainer Australia has produced. His musical gifts and fantastical androgynous performances parallel the artistry of David Bowie. While Duffo's career kicked off in the 1970s, he continues to ... read more
Whatever happened to good government? What are the signs of bad government? And can Malcolm Turnbull apply the lessons of the past in a very different world?In this crisp, profound and witty essay, Laura Tingle seeks answers to these questions. She ranges from ancient Rome to the demoralised state of ... read more
His whole life has been a fantasy. Who is Tom Houghton? As a boy growing up in the western suburbs of Sydney, Tom Houghton escapes the harshness of the schoolyard by cocooning himself in the cinema of the golden age of Hollywood. When he discovers that his favourite actress, K... read more
Towards a Distant Sea is a coming-of-age story with a difference. It is a dramatic personal account of a young Australian man against the backdrop of Philippine society. Paul, a young Australian, arrives in the Philippines in 1971 as martial Law is proclaimed by President Marcos. His idealism exposes ... read more
Cyberpunk short stories which explore the ehtical implactions of Isaac Asimov's influential three laws of robotics.
In a future of astounding technological progress.
Where the line between human and machine is blurred
Where do human rights end?
A secret. A murder. And a mangy old hen that cock-a-doodles in the morning and sets tongues wagging. "The Trouble with Harry," by multi-award winning playwright Lachlan Philpott, rips back the curtains on the case of Eugenia Falleni, the notorious 'Man-Woman' murderer of 1920s Sydney.
Potato queens are a special breed of Asian males who will only date Caucasian men. Is it because of what we all think it is or is there more than meets the eye?
This book exposes the potato queen's secrets and obsessions, the salacious love affairs ... read more
For forty years, until the day he died, Ivan Turgenev, one of the greatest novelists of Russia’s Golden Age, was passionately devoted to the diva Pauline Viardot. He followed her and her husband around Europe, even living with them amicably at times as part of thei... read more