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
U Picky Poof is a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure style book for the sexually active and imaginative gay man! By turns funny and tawdry, playful and passionate, horny and romantic, but always searingly honest, this is a very adult book that works as both an emotionally truthful novel as well as a filthy pie... read more
Min Lee is a workaholic who can’t say no. She substitutes sleep with Red Bull and, through a combination of repression and bad habits, has managed to score herself a luxury apartment, a fabulous boyfriend and the approval of her billionaire CEO. Things are look... read more
|Author:||Fiona Poulton, Lucy Bracey, Katherine|
HIV & AIDS Studies
Ruby tells Mark she wants a divorce. It'll be a fake separation, a protest against marriage inequality. As soon as her sister Peta can marry her girlfriend, BJ, they'll get married again. 'Will we still be able to see each other?' asks Mark. 'Only in secret,' Ruby says. And so, in a mixture of chaos, ... read more
The first in-depth study of female same-sex desire in twentieth-century Australia, this book explores the compelling stories of ordinary women who struggled to build lives and express their love for other women in a hostile society. Focusing on Sydney and count... read more
When Gavin is finally buried after dying of AIDS, his close friends Charlie and Anna find themselves at odds regarding the way he died. In the weekend that passes, Gavin's estranged family come to stay, which only adds more tension to the strained household. As Charlie tr... read more