In the September Meanjin, author of The Tribe and The Lebs, and founder of Western Sydney's Sweatshop writing collective, Michael Mohammed Ahmad sets down an extraordinary account of literature, race and black activism in a landmark essay 'Reading Malcolm X in Arab Aust... read more
|Author:||George Furth (Text by); Stephen Sondheim (Composed by, Lyrics by)|
Plays & Scripts
Written almost forty years ago, Sondheim and Furth's much-beloved musical Merrily We Roll Along is published again after being out of print for two decades. The tale of a bigwig Hollywood producer and songwriter rolls back over 20 years of his life to illustrate how he came to achieve his elite status--and what he gave up along the way.
A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS FROM BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND FOUNDER OF THE EVERYDAY SEXISM PROJECT, LAURA BATES. 'Following [Everyday Sexism] will make most women feel oddly saner.' Caitlin Moran 'Piercingly astute.' Stylist Laura Bates, pione... read more
|Author:||Isabel Sanchez Vegara|
Political, cultural or just plain great
|Series:||Little People, Big Dreams|
New in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Mother Teresa, along with her message of love and charity. Agnes (later to become Mother Teresa) was born in Skopje, Macedoni... read more
An internationally acclaimed debut novel about war, family, love and belonging - and a talking cat.
The ultimate collection of stunning photographs documenting the career of one of the world's greatest superstars
There has never been or will there ever be an artist like Prince. "A 5′ 3″ Mastermind . . . satiated with virtuosity, controversy, st... read more
My unicorn is an icky, sticky disaster area, from his silly, sparkly horn to his polka dot bottom. But despite the stink, the sneezes and snores, I love him loads and he loves me more. My Unicorn Farts Glitter is a funny, warm-hearted and often painfully honest tale of sibling love and farty bath-times
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'[on reading Malouf for the first time] Here was a very-much-alive half-Lebanese (from provincial Brisbane, no less) producing English-language writing of the first order. And that in prose, not poetry. The poetry was in the prose; it stayed and sprung its r... read more
LGBTI & Queer Studies
|Reading Level:||General Adult|
Over the past twenty years the concept of intersectionality, first coined by scholar Kimberl Crenshaw, has emerged as an influential approach to understanding discrimination and exclusion in our society, whose members can experience bias in multiple ... read more
'The Book of the Year, perhaps of the decade, has to be Matthew Sturgis's Oscar' TLS, Books of the Year.
NOMINATED FOR THE WOLFSON HISTORY PRIZE 2019.
A SUNDAY TIMESBOOK OF THE YEAR.
'Simply the best modern biography of Wilde ... A terrific achievement'Even... read more