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Death As Told by a Sapiens to a Neanderthal

Death As Told by a Sapiens to a Neanderthal

Dip into the follow-up to the internationally acclaimed Life As Told by a Sapiens to a Neanderthal, from Spanish ...
Cody Cassidy tells us  How to Survive History and Dinosaurs!

Cody Cassidy tells us How to Survive History and Dinosaurs!

In CODY CASSIDY's book, How to Survive History, he provides us with tan often humorous and informative guide to ...
Naturalist and Journalist, Adam Welz, on The End of Eden

Naturalist and Journalist, Adam Welz, on The End of Eden

The powerful impacts of climate breakdown are already being felt by the natural world, driving many species ...
Dr Jen Martin Answers, Why Am I Like This?

Dr Jen Martin Answers, Why Am I Like This?

Why can’t I stop taking photos? Why do I always feel like I’m missing out? Why can’t I remember why I walked into ...
NSW Bragg Students Prize for Science Writing

NSW Bragg Students Prize for Science Writing

The Best Australian Science Writing 2023 celebrates the entries for The UNSW Press Bragg Student Prize for Science ...
Read an extract of The Lucky Country by Eamon Evans

Read an extract of The Lucky Country by Eamon Evans

What was the happy accident that created wi-fi? What was the well-placed piece of coral that saved the Endeavour ...
2023: A Year of Consequence – Essay on Coal

2023: A Year of Consequence – Essay on Coal

In the book, 2023: A Year of Consequence, the country’s top thinkers from The Conversation provide their ...
2024 Australasian Sky Guide with Dr Nick Lomb

2024 Australasian Sky Guide with Dr Nick Lomb

2024 promises some dazzling displays across the night sky. DR NICK LOMB, astronomer and author of the 2024 ...
What Have the Persians Ever Done For Us?

What Have the Persians Ever Done For Us?

Based on the podcast  of the same name, The Rest is History is a whistle-stop tour through the past – from ...
1819 Dictionary of Criminal Slang

1819 Dictionary of Criminal Slang

Take a look inside James Hardy Vaux’s 1819 Dictionary of Criminal Slang and Other Impolite Terms as Used by the ...
Sandy Weir on Other People’s Homes

Sandy Weir on Other People’s Homes

If you travel around the cities and towns of Australia you'll find some architectural treasures. SANDY WEIR has a ...
The Last Charge of the Australian Light Horse

The Last Charge of the Australian Light Horse

PETER FITZSIMONS new book, The Last Charge of the Australian Light Horse, traces the hard path of the Light Horse ...
Saving Bunji: A girl and a rescued kangaroo

Saving Bunji: A girl and a rescued kangaroo

In 2016, BRINKLEY DAVIES was in a car that hit a mother kangaroo. She was determined to rear the surviving joey ...
Courting by Alecia Simmonds

Courting by Alecia Simmonds

Until well into the 20th century, hundreds of jilted lovers in Australia, came before the courts to claim ...
Taste Test Killing for Country by David Marr

Taste Test Killing for Country by David Marr

Good Reading dips into the first few paragraphs of new books to give you a taste of what’s to come. This month's ...
Kinky History with Esme Louise James

Kinky History with Esme Louise James

Kinky History draws on ESME LOUISE JAMES’s phenomenally successful series on TikTok, which explores scandalous ...
Perfect Symmetry with Paul Bangay

Perfect Symmetry with Paul Bangay

PAUL BANGAY is an award-winning Australian landscape designer well known for his sense of scale, colour, and ...
Read an extract – Fake Heroes by Otto English

Read an extract – Fake Heroes by Otto English

From the author of Fake History, OTTO ENGLISH, comes a new book, Fake Heroes, about 10 of the greatest liars from ...
Mawson and Wireless Radio in Antarctica

Mawson and Wireless Radio in Antarctica

From sea-stained dispatches to data sent back from deep space, Southern Signals is the story of Australia's use of ...
Read an Extract from The Good, The Bad and The Unlikely

Read an Extract from The Good, The Bad and The Unlikely

Good drinkers, bad swimmers and unlikely heroes. Since Australia's birth in 1901, twenty-seven politicians have ...
The Compost Coach by Kate Flood

The Compost Coach by Kate Flood

KATE FLOOD is a compost nerd. In her new book The Compost Coach she shows us how to spin food waste and household ...

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