Meet the Kings of the Road. These are the cars that drove Australia - the greatest, bravest, most iconic and inspired vehicles in our history.Every one of them has a story to tell. From the first car manufactured in Australia to the 'beast'... read more

Kings of the Road - 50 Cars That Drove Australia

Hurtling towards its inevitable and tragic conclusion, Deborah Snow draws us into a vortex of police missteps, extraordinary bravery and profound grief to reveal what happened during that awful day.

Siege - The Powerful and Uncompromising Story of What Happened Inside the Lindt Cafe and Why the Police Response Went So Tragically Wrong

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Al's Australian Fishing Destinations


 Australian Non-Fiction

Each of these outstanding country, bush and outback pubs has a unique story to tell about its surroundings,its neighbours and about its customers, both regular and occasional. Author and photographer Colin Whelancrosses Australia on his motorbike to visit these disappearing ic... read more

Pub Yarns

No one turns up where they're not wanted quite like John Safran. In this hilarious and disorienting adventure he gets among our diverse community of white nationalists, ISIS supporters, anarchists and more, di... read more

Depends What You Mean by Extremist - Going Rogue with Australian Deplorables

Welcome to the world of university academics, where the Academic Hunger Games, fuelled by precarious employment conditions, is the new reality - a perpetual jostle for short-term contracts and the occasional plum job. But Inger Mewb... read more

How to be an Academic: The Thesis Whisperer Reveals All

"The True Blue Guide to Australian Slang Australians are known for their informality and laid-back nature and this is reflected in the liberal use of colourful and amusing slang. The True Blue Guide to Australian Slang is an A-Z journey through the... read more

True Blue Guide to Australian Slang

The Wisdom of Oz presents the finest pearls of wisdom from Australians of all walks of life - from politicians to actors, journalists to sportspeople, bushrangers to businessmen. An aphorism worthy of its name requires truth, surprise and concision. In... read more

Wisdom of Oz: Australian Aphorisms


 Australian Non-Fiction

Series:Mira Ser.

Outback Governesses is collection of eye-opening stories about fourteen governesses who drop in, Mary Poppins-like, to educate children in Australia's remotest rural areas and in return receive a bush education of their own... The governesses are often young women fr... read more

Outback Governesses


 Australian Non-Fiction

Cavemen tamed fire then they tamed animals, wild ancestors of the domestic breeds that have been with us ever since. From the city beggar sharing a blanket with a bull terrier to oil-sheiks breeding Arabian horses, humans are suckers for animals. Writers are not immune. Le... read more

Man and Beast

What a Time to be Alive: That and other lies in the 2016 campaign is the ugly and un-sanitised diary behind the curtain of the double dissolution election campaign. A poll fought between two wildly ambitious men who want t... read more

What a Time to be Alive: That and Other Lies in the 2016 Campaign

When Holden announced it would stop building cars in Australia, a four-wheeled heartbeat stopped. After all Holden is our car, an iconic brand whose rise echoed that of our nation. Holden had evolved from a saddle business servicing a frontier nation to a motori... read more

Holden: Our Car 1856-2017