The most informative guide to the capital, Canberra secrets unlocks the city's heart and soul.

Canberra Secrets - Your Key to the Capital

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

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

'Fishing is so much more than simply catching fish it'sabout getting closer to nature, that is what I am strivingfor with this book to get you inspired to get out into themagnificent outdoors.after reading it from cover tocover of course!'Al McGlasha... read more

Al's Australian Fishing Destinations

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


 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

Series:Democracy Trilogy Ser.
Awards:Winner of Stella Prize 2014.

Winner of the Stella Prize, 2014.
The Eureka Stockade.
It's one of Australia's foundation legends yet the story has always been told as if half the participants weren't there. But what if the hot-tempered, free-spirited gold miners we learned a... read more

Forgotten Rebels of Eureka, The

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

Childhood stories of family, country and belonging What is it like to grow up Aboriginal in Australia? This anthology, compiled by award-winning author Anita Heiss, showcases many diverse voices, experiences and stories in order to answer that questio... read more

Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia


 Non-World Wars

'Australian governments find it easy to go to war. Their leaders seem to be able to withdraw with a calm conscience, answerable neither to God nor humanity.' Australia lost 600 men in the Boer War, a threeyear conflict fought in the heart of Africa that had, ostensibly, nothing... read more

Unnecessary Wars


 Australian Non-Fiction

"Freeing Peter tells the extraordinary true story of how an ordinary Australian family took on the Egyptian government to get Peter Greste out of prison. What would you do if a loved one were to suddenly find themselves in the most impossible of situations? That's the ques... read more

Freeing Peter


 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