David Horton / Hammering on the mind's door
David Horton ran Aboriginal Studies Press from 1984 to 1998. His major works include Recovering the Tracks (1991), The Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia, and Aboriginal Australia (map, 1996).
Luke Pomery / Lifestyle Choices
An engaging and inspirational story that chronicles the author's extraordinary journey and the challenges he has overcome
Barry Revill / Diary of a Young Boy
In unaffected prose, Barry Revill takes us back to the Australia of his childhood, a time of simple pleasures and caring communities ready to heal each other’s wounds.
Meredith Temple-Smith / From Patagonia to Professor
On her very first day in Chile in 1985, a young Meredith Temple-Smith encountered a shrunken head at the home of the guide who was to lead a four-month zoological expedition to Patagonia.
Graeme Johanson / Searching For Elsewhere
Johanson creates a deeply moving account of a remarkable capacity to overcome an upbringing encased in a rigidly restrictive cult and punitive family interactions.
Christina Marigold Houen / A Gradual Grace
A Gradual Grace is Christina Houen's third memoir.
Joanna Talberg / They said we were isolated: My life at Top Farm on Tasmania's west coast
It’s 1974. Joanna’s and Peter’s dream is to turn a remote, neglected property on the wild west coast of Tasmania into a thriving cattle enterprise.
Gwen Bitti / Between Two Worlds
In the author’s sharp observations and evocative authentic recreation of people and places immerses the reader in the story and gives an added dimension to this page-turner.
Michael Newman / Highlights
This book describes highlights, and the occasional lowlight, of Michael Newman’s life. It will make you laugh, shudder and reflect.
Simon Castles / Mixtape: Stories and essays about the 1980s
Through a series of funny, heart-warming and incisive memoir pieces, stories and essays, the 1980s are brought back to life.
Decima Wraxall / Conspiracy of Silence
This is a travel memoir with a difference. A rewarding and uplifting read.
Richard Inwood / Furred and Feathered Friends
This is a love story of two people and their animals. They met in 1961, were engaged in three weeks, married in three months, and rescued their first animal a month later.
Satendra Nandan / Life Journeys: Love and Grief
Satendra Nandan is still able to surprise and move us to revisit our own pasts, and the pastness of the past, in order to rediscover what we thought we already knew.
Brenda Eldridge / Liminal
The question is, how did I become a seventy-two-year-old woman, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, wife, stepmother, editor, poet, essayist, artist and friend who ends every single day sending her prayers of thanks to the moon?
Lyn Drummond / Painters, Philosophers and Poets Sustain a Seven-year Cycle
Follow the author's journeys from the bleak reality of war crime trials at The Hague's International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia to the cobbled charm of Arles, the French city where the Dutch painter Van Gogh flourished.
Angela Pritchard / Bending the Rules
This insightful memoir openly shares stories of life and end of life.
Jude Murphy / Scrapbooks and Broken Strings
Scrapbooks and Broken Strings recounts Jude Murphy’s formative years set firmly in the Australian 80s.
Christina Houen / A Practice of Loss: Memoir of an abandoning mother
The true-life story of a desperate choice and its heart-breaking yet redemptive consequences.
Dianne Lucas / Coolamon Girl
Wryly humorous and scarifyingly honest, Coolamon Girl is a beautifully crafted memoir of a daughter terrified of her mother.
Brenda Eldridge / Flower Child
Flower Child is a tiny glimpse of a time, the place and some of the people that laid the foundations of who I was to become.