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Australian Universities
Gwilym Croucher, James Waghorne
November 2020
Few of Australia's institutions are as significant or as complex as its universities. This first comprehensive history of Australia's university system explores how universities work and for whom, and how their relationship with each other, their staff and students and the public has evolved over a century.
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Darwin
November 2020
This is a book about the textures, colours, sounds and frontier stories of Darwin, Australia's smallest and least-known capital city.
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Australian Women Pilots
November 2020
There's a lot of aeroplanes and aviators down in that water. Thank God I'm not one of them.
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Rooted
November 2020
*Included in ABR's Books of the Year 2020* Bugger, rooted, bloody oath…
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Sydney
November 2020
Sydney has always been the sexiest and brashest of our cities, but perhaps the most misunderstood. In this new edition of Sydney , Delia Falconer conjures up its sandstone, humidity and jacarandas, its fireworks, glitz and magic. But she discards lazy stereotypes to reveal a complex city: beautiful, violent, half-wild, and at times deeply spiritual.
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The Long Shadow
November 2020
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Hobart
November 2020
MONA has done a lot more than just rescue a flagging tourism economy. It has changed the city's body language, teaching it to stand up straight and look others squarely in the eye, even putting a swagger in its step.
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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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Canberra
November 2020
A strong sense of 'otherness' defines Canberra to a point where there is a smugness, bordering on arrogance, that the rest of Australia can hate – but they'll never know just how good it is to live here.
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The Ways of the Bushwalker
October 2020
Whether you are inclined to put on your walking boots and pack your sleeping bag, or would rather stay in a luxury hut, this surefooted and witty book reveals how the ordinary act of walking can become extraordinary.
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Living with the Anthropocene
Edited by Mr Cameron Muir, Kirsten Wehner, Jenny Newell
October 2020
Personal and urgent, this is a literary anthology for our age, the age of humans.
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How to Win an Election
September 2020
How To Win An Election  spells out the ten things a political leader and their party must excel at to maximise the chance of success, and against which they should be accountable between and during elections.
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Windfall
September 2020
We've had a decade of distraction and inaction on climate change, but what made things go so very wrong in Australia? And what can the rest of the world learn from our mistakes – and opportunities?
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Hysteria
September 2020
In the tradition of Siri Hustvedt's The Shaking Woman , Bryant blends memoir with literary and historical analysis to explore women's medical treatment. Hysteria
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Fire
August 2020
What does a full-blown Fire Age look like? We are about to find out, and Australia will feel the looking-glass transition from an ice world to a fire world more fully and suddenly than elsewhere.
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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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Plastic Free
July 2020
'I'm going plastic free next month, who wants to join me?'
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Net Privacy
April 2020
Rigorous and engaging, this book examines the minutiae of our digital lives while drawing on a philosophy of ethical and legal frameworks based on the thinking of philosopher Immanuel Kant. With a firm eye on the cutting edge of digital developments, Sacha Molitorisz outlines a robust model of individual consent.
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The Future of Us
April 2020
Demography is far more important than destiny. By tracing connections between a population's past and present, demographers can foresee its future. The true wonder of demography, though, is not its ability to predict the future but to shape it. With energy and passion, demographer Liz Allen sets out the potential paths to make Australia better.
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Law in War
April 2020
During the Great War law was used in everyday life as a tool to discriminate, oppress, censor and deprive many Australians of property, liberty and basic human rights.
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Pathfinders
March 2020
There are few Aboriginal icons in White Australia history.
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British India, White Australia
March 2020
*Highly Commended — Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2021*
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Law, Politics and Intelligence
March 2020
Robert Marsden Hope (1919–99), a NSW Supreme Court judge, shaped the structures, operations and doctrines of Australia's intelligence agencies more than any other individual.
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Fighting For Our Lives
February 2020
'An incredible testimony to the darkest hours of Australia's queer history – and the organisation that helped change everything. A story of devastation, resistance and, ultimately, survival, every Australian should know.' — Benjamin Law
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Slam Your Poetry
February 2020
No props. No music. No costumes. Just you, your words and a mic-you've got two minutes to make the crowd scream your name.
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Trials and Transformations, 2001-2004
Edited by Tom Frame
December 2019
Few periods in Australian political history have generated more controversy than 2001–2004.
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Botanical Revelation
David J. Mabberley
December 2019
Acclaimed author David Mabberley provides a ground-breaking analysis of early European understanding of Australia's flora.
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Melbourne Remember When
December 2019
Remember dropping into the Coles Cafeteria on Bourke Street for a feast of rashers, sausages and mash, with gravy, from the bain marie
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Local Government Engineers' Association
December 2019
This book celebrates the first 100 years of the Local Government Engineers' Association of NSW, a steadfast advocate for both its members and the broader community.
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Caroline's Dilemma
November 2019
Shortlisted for the 2020 Ernest Scott Prize for History
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Documents on Australian Foreign Policy
Edited by James Cotton
November 2019
This volume, commissioned by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in the  Documents on Australian Foreign Policy
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Frank & Fearless
November 2019
In Frank & Fearless ' Frank & Fearless  is not only the ultimate insider's account of some of the state's most sensational murder trials, it is also an account of one man's valiant battle against political and media forces to ensure that justice was done. Society owes Nick Cowdery a debt of gratitude.' — Kate McClymont
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Never Say Die
November 2019
The inspirational story of the past, present and future of Australian women's football – its players, fans, and the game they love.
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The Great War
Edited by Carolyn Holbrook, Keir Reeves
November 2019
' The Great War: Aftermath and commemoration  is a  tour de force
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The Best Australian Science Writing 2019

Edited by Bianca Nogrady, foreword by Lisa Harvey-Smith

November 2019
This ninth edition of The Best Australian Science Writing
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Battle on 42nd Street
November 2019
At what point does the will to survive  on the battlefield give way to bloodlust?