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We publish leading non-fiction under the NewSouth and UNSW Press imprints.

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Glass
December 2021
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Gudyarra
November 2021
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Symbols of Australia
November 2021
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The Best Australian Science Writing 2021

Edited by Dyani Lewis, foreword by Cathy Foley

November 2021
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Carbon Justice
November 2021
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Space Warp
November 2021
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Gum
November 2021
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Australia & the Pacific
October 2021
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Dear Prime Minister
October 2021
Dear Prime Minister is a fascinating insight into the concerns, assumptions and political beliefs of 1950s and 1960s Australians.
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Edith Blake’s War
October 2021
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The Bondi to Manly Walk
September 2021
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Wounded Country
September 2021
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The Education of Young Donald Trilogy

Donald Horne, introduction by Julia Horne, Nick Horne, foreword by Tracy Sorensen

August 2021
A classic of Australian literature, The Education of Young Donald Trilogy combines Donald Horne’s three autobiographies — The Education of Young Donald (1967), Confessions of a New Boy (1985) and Portrait of an Optimist (1988) — in one volume.
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French Connection
July 2021
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Beyond the Hero’s Journey
July 2021
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Upheaval
June 2021
Captivating yet devastating, Upheaval is an under-the-hood look at Australian journalism as it faces seismic changes.
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Everything You Need to Know About the Uluru Statement from the Heart
June 2021
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Adelaide Remember When

Mr Bob Byrne

December 2021
Coming soon
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Cadre Country
February 2022
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The Power of Podcasting
February 2022
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Cooking with the Oldest Foods on Earth
February 2022
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Waiting for Gonski: How Australia failed its schools

Tom Greenwell, Chris Bonnor

March 2022
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Andrew Andersons

Bernice Murphy, Leon Paroissien

March 2022
Call for entries

The Best Australian Science Writing 2022 and the UNSW Press Bragg Prize for Science Writing 2022

Entries are now open for writers to submit their pieces for consideration in The Best Australian Science Writing 2022 and the UNSW Press Bragg Prize for Science Writing 2022.

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Bestsellers
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Truth-Telling
February 2021
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Tongerlongeter
August 2021
During Tasmania’s gruesome Black War of 1823-31, Tongerlongeter led the most effective Aboriginal resistance campaign in Australian history. His Oyster Bay Nation of southeast Tasmania and his ally Montpelliatta’s Big River Nation of central Tasmania embarked on 710 attacks, killing 182 colonists and wounding a further 176.
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Everything You Need to Know About the Uluru Statement from the Heart
June 2021
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True Tracks
July 2021
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Hippocrasy
October 2021
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Beyond Climate Grief
March 2021
How do we find courage when climate change overwhelms us emotionally?
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The Best Australian Science Writing 2021

Edited by Dyani Lewis, foreword by Cathy Foley

November 2021
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Radicals
April 2021
The Sixties — an era of protest,free love, civil disobedience, duffel coats, flower power, giant afros and desert boots, all recorded on grainy black and white footage — marked a turning point for change. A time when radicals found their voices and used them.
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Derrick VC in his own words

Edited by Mark Johnston

April 2021
Edited and annotated by Mark Johnston, one of Australia's leading authorities on World War II, this book provides unprecedented insights into the mind and the remarkable career of one of Australia's most decorated and renowned servicemen.
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The Bondi to Manly Walk
September 2021
Award winners
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The Bible in Australia
November 2020
WINNER of the Nonfiction Award 2020 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature
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Amnesia Road
March 2021
'At both ends of the world, I have found confusion and profound disagreement about how to read the story of the past, about who should write or speak it, and what parts of it should be written or spoken about at all.'
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Paper Emperors
March 2019
*WINNER of the 2020 Colin Roderick Award* *Longlisted for the 2020 Stella Prize*
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Truth-Telling
February 2021
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In the Eye of the Storm
March 2021
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Plastic Free
July 2020
'I'm going plastic free next month, who wants to join me?'
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Dr Space Junk vs The Universe
April 2019
Shortlisted for the 2020 NSW Premier's Literary Awards  Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-fiction
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The Thinking Woman
March 2019
WINNER of the Australian Book Design Awards 2020  Best Designed Autobiography/Biography/Memoir Nonfiction Cover
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Bedlam at Botany Bay
June 2019
*Winner of the Australian History Prize in the NSW Premier's History Awards 2020*
Summer reads
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The Bondi to Manly Walk
September 2021
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Summer Time
October 2019
LONGLISTED for the 2020 ABIA Small Publisher's Children's Book of the Year
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Gum
November 2021
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The Memory Pool
November 2019
Smell the chlorine, taste the hot chips and feel the burning concrete underfoot as you read these stories of Australian childhoods at the pool.
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Eating with My Mouth Open
February 2021
'To eat is to build upon our collective story. We use food to say, again and again, who we are.'
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The Best Australian Science Writing 2021

Edited by Dyani Lewis, foreword by Cathy Foley

November 2021
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Australia & the Pacific
October 2021
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Wild Nature
August 2020
An epic journey of discovery into the heart of a vast and contested Australian wilderness.
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Space Warp
November 2021
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Into the Loneliness
March 2021
An original and riveting biography of two of the most singular women Australia has ever seen.
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Alphabetical Sydney
October 2013
This is our Sydney, the brightest and best of it, North to the south to the east and the west of it. Bats and cicadas, lawn bowls and the zoo, This is our town. Let us share it with you.
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Numerical Street
November 2015
Age range 3 to 8 Count as you walk up Numerical Street. Every page has a numerical treat. Get your pants altered, get your keys cut, Open the book before the shops shut.
Catalogue

January to June 2022 Catalogue

Take a look at our exciting January to June 2022 titles.

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