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One Day I’ll Remember This: Diaries 1987–1995 (Helen Garner, Text)

Released November 2020

The second volume of Helen Garner’s diaries picks up right where the first left off. It’s 1987 and her daughter, having graduated high school, is leaving home—or rather, Garner is... Read more

Songlines: The power and promise (Margo Neale & Lynne Kelly, Thames & Hudson)

Released November 2020

The first in a series of six books introducing Indigenous knowledges, Songlines: The power and promise explains the use of mnemonics, or memory systems, in Aboriginal culture. Songlines archive knowledge... Read more

A Different Kind of Seeing (Marie Younan, Scribe)

Released October 2020

This is a simply told tale of an extraordinary life. Marie Younan’s memoir unravels twin narratives: being blind in a seeing world and being part of a displaced people. For... Read more

Living With the Anthropocene (ed by Cameron Muir, Kirsten Wehner & Jenny Newell, NewSouth)

Released October 2020

‘You’re not alone’ is one of the key threads in this collection of essays. That and ‘deep grief’ for what we know and don’t know is being lost, with many... Read more

A Letter to Layla: Travels to our deep past and near future (Ramona Koval, Text)

Released October 2020

Ramona Koval’s latest book is really a quest story: in it she sets out to find how humanity got to where we are now, and where we are going. In... Read more

Loss Adjustment (Linda Collins, Awa Press)

Released October 2020

The unimaginable horror of losing a beloved only child to suicide concentrated Linda Collins’ mind, producing this extraordinary book. The pain of her loss suffuses every page, but she writes... Read more

Soar: A life freed by dance (David McAllister, Thames & Hudson)

Released October 2020

As both a star principal dancer and tenured artistic director, David McAllister is a reliable chronicler of Australia’s recent ballet history. In his memoir Soar, McAllister records his early years... Read more

Just Money: Misadventures in the great Australian debt trap (Royce Kurmelovs, UQP)

Released September 2020

Just Money opens with a first-person account of the car crash that left author and journalist Royce Kurmelovs $23,000 in debt. Kurmelovs’ subsequent experience with the opaque mechanisms of debt... Read more

Show Me Where It Hurts: Living with invisible illness (Kylie Maslen, Text)

Released September 2020

Imagine living with an invisible illness. For 20 years, Kylie Maslen has been doing just that: her chronic pain and bipolar II (the latter undiagnosed until she was 35) have... Read more

Windfall: Unlocking a fossil-free future (Ketan Joshi, NewSouth)

Released September 2020

In Windfall: Unlocking a fossil-free future, renewable energy industry insider Ketan Joshi gives a teeth-gnashing account of Australia's interminable climate debates. Working as a data analyst and communicator at Infigen... Read more