In this incredible memoir, A Letter from Paris, Louisa Deasey uncovers the hidden story of her father’s life in post-war Europe. From letters, diaries, manuscripts and boxes of documents stored at the State Library of Victoria, Louisa pieces together a true story of art, war, family, romance, and Parisian adventures.
David Sornig’s Blue Lake is a social history and biography that examines the 8km-square zone to the west of central Melbourne. As well as being a social history and psychogeographic contemplation, Blue Lake is a story of lives lived on the margins, and introduces three unforgettable characters who lived in Melbourne’s Dudley Flats shanty-town in the early 1900s.
Low Life in the High Desert recounts the adventures of an Australian journalist, his girlfriend, and their dog, who moved across the world to the California High Desert. David and Boo stepped back into 1800s Wild Wild West, and made a home in a kind of paradise with a weird and wonderful community.
Aware is a groundbreaking new book from New York Times bestselling author, Daniel J. Siegl. This hands-on guide teaches readers to become more focused and present, as well as more energised and emotionally resilient in the face of stress and everyday challenges. This is a must-read for wellness enthusiasts.
In Untrue Wednesday Martin explores why nearly everything we believe about women, lust and infidelity is, well, untrue. In this jaw-dropping book, Wednesday tackles monogamy, fidelity, sexuality, pop culture, history, and everything in between, reminding us that we are just at the beginning of understanding women’s sexuality properly.
Live Work Work Work Die lays bare the greed, hubris and retrograde politics at the heart of Silicon Valley, and has been described by Joe Hagan as having the ‘spirit of George Orwell’s Down and Out in Paris and London’.
In Learning to Die, Thomas Maloney’s vivaciously intelligent novel, five characters confront a painful truth that none of them are expecting so soon, but that might just help them learn how to live.
The Thin Blue Line is the final instalment in Christoffer Carlsson’s bestselling Leo Junker series. When Detective Junker reopens a cold case as a favour, he comes face to face with corruption as the investigation pushes him further into the past.