Elizabeth and John
November 2022
A landmark and revealing joint biography of Elizabeth and John Macarthur, from one of Australia’s most respected historians.
The Best Australian Science Writing 2022

Edited by Ivy Shih

November 2022
The annual collection – now in its twelfth year – celebrating the finest voices in Australian science writing.
How to Rule Your Own Country: The weird and wonderful world of micronations
November 2022
How to Rule Your Own Country is a lively account of the people who decide that ‘enough is enough’ and create their own nation.
Those Dashing McDonagh Sisters: Australia’s first female filmmaking team
November 2022
Introducing the McDonagh sisters … a trio of extraordinary and ground-breaking filmmakers.
Boundary Crossers: The hidden history of Australia's other bushrangers
November 2022
Not all Australian bushrangers were white men, and not all were seen in a glowing light in their own time — historian Meg Foster reveals the stories of bushrangers who didn’t fit the mould.
Dark Winter: An insider’s guide to pandemics and biosecurity
November 2022
World-renowned epidemiologist and biosecurity expert Raina MacIntyre reveals her insights into biological warfare, pandemics and the threats that lie ahead.
Tongerlongeter: First Nations Leader and Tasmanian War Hero, new edition
November 2022
An epic story of resistance, suffering and survival. Tongerlongeter resurrects a once-in-a-generation leader all Australians can admire.
Wizards of Oz: How Oliphant and Florey helped win the war and shape the modern world
October 2022
The remarkable story of Howard Florey and Mark Oliphant, two Australian scientists who played a vital role in the Allied victory in the Second World War and changed the course of history.
2023 Australasian Sky Guide
October 2022
The definitive guide to observing the Australian and New Zealand night sky.
Suburban Noir: Crime and mishap in 1950s and 1960s Sydney
October 2022
Peter Doyle – author of City of Shadows and Crooks Like Us – draws from forensic records and the private papers of detective Brian Doyle (the most famous cop of the day and Peter’s uncle), to explore the criminal underbelly of mid-20th century Sydney.
The Naturalist: The Life and Death of Allan Riverstone McCulloch
October 2022
For lovers of natural history, this is the first book to explore Allan Riverstone McCulloch’s scientific genius, artistic talents and his crucial role in the development of the Australian Museum.
Curlews on Vulture Street
September 2022
Acclaimed urban ecologist Darryl Jones reveals the not-so-secret lives of the most common birds that share our towns and cities.
Darwin Spitfires
August 2022
It has been 80 years since the bombing of Darwin. This anniversary edition of Darwin Spitfires offers a detailed and fascinating history of this unparalleled attack.
Living Democracy
August 2022
Whether you’re a concerned community member, or someone who is already active in social or environmental campaigning, this book will inspire and inform you, and get you fired up to co-create a common, more equitable future.
Australia’s China Odyssey
August 2022
The story of the complex and crucial relationship between Australia and China, charting the highs and lows through the prism of the prime ministers who have handled relations with Beijing since Whitlam in 1972.
August 2022
Jeff Sparrow is one of Australia’s leading public intellectuals. From great controversies to the heroes and villains of our time, Provocations raises arguments that matter.
Lessons from History
July 2022
Leading historians tackle the biggest challenges that face Australia and the world and show how the past provides context and knowledge that can guide us in the present.
Forgotten War
July 2022
Influential historian Henry Reynolds returns with this new edition of Forgotten War, which questions the conspicuous absence of the frontier wars from our official military history and public memory.
Veiled Valour
June 2022
Tom Frame reveals the background to the war crimes allegedly committed by Australian Special Forces in Afghanistan between 2005 and 2013.
The Art of Coalition
June 2022
The Art of Coalition focuses on the relationship between the Liberal and National parties during the Howard years, and the lessons and challenges of this partnership today.
The Secret of Emu Field
May 2022
Liz Tynan, the award-winning author of Atomic Thunder, reveals the little-known story of Emu Field, the first British atomic test site in South Australia, pre-dating Maralinga by three years.
Root & Branch
May 2022
Exquisitely written, Eda Gunaydin’s essays unsettle neat descriptions of inheritance, belonging and place.
Future Superhuman
May 2022
Strap in for an exhilarating, and starkly honest, take on the promise and peril of life in the 21st century.
An Uncommon Hangman
May 2022
The gruesome and compelling tale of Robert ‘Nosey Bob’ Howard, the longest-serving executioner for the colony of NSW.
Sneaky Little Revolutions

edited by Nadia Wheatley

April 2022
From her wild bohemian years on Hydra to her radical feminist writings, Charmian Clift is a larger-than-life personality of Australian literature.
Waiting for Gonski
March 2022
Written by two teachers, Waiting for Gonski examines how Australia has failed its schools and offers inspired solutions to help change education for the better.
Andrew Andersons
March 2022
The first book published on acclaimed Australian architect Andrew Andersons, written by well-known arts administrators Leon Paroissien and Bernice Murphy.
Cadre Country
February 2022
Cadre Country is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the workings of the Chinese Communist Party and the limits of its achievements.
Documents on Australian Foreign Policy

Edited by James Cotton

February 2022
Cooking with the Oldest Foods on Earth
February 2022
The Power of Podcasting
February 2022
The gruesome and compelling tale of Robert ‘Nosey Bob’ Howard, longest-serving executioner for the colony of NSW.
December 2021
Adelaide Remember When

Mr Bob Byrne

December 2021
November 2021
Symbols of Australia
November 2021
November 2021