The Women's Atlas
November 2018
'This is not just an atlas about women. It's a feminist remapping of the world.'
The Best Australian Science Writing 2018

Edited by John Pickrell

November 2018
'For the general reader, there are few better ways to get the backstory to the latest developments and controversies in science than through this annual collection of essays (and poems).' — Fiona Capp, Sydney Morning Herald
Honeysuckle Creek
November 2018
Honeysuckle Creek reveals the pivotal role that the tracking station at Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, played in the first moon landing. Andrew Tink gives a gripping account of the role of its director Tom Reid and his colleagues in transmitting some of the most-watched images in human history as Neil Armstrong took his first step.
Back from the Brink, 1997-2001
Edited by Tom Frame
November 2018
The years 1997–2001 were eventful ones for the Howard Government. This second volume of the Howard Government series explores these tumultuous years.
Yes Yes Yes
November 2018
A compelling, moving account of the long journey to marriage equality in Australia.
Misfits & Me
October 2018
'I fell in love with my first misfit at the age of three. He was a disabled man in a wheelchair who sold newspapers every afternoon outside the Empire Hotel in Annandale. Whenever I glimpsed him in the distance I would break into a run, jump onto his lap, and smother him with kisses.'
October 2018
A cheeky, progressive adult alphabet book that celebrates and illuminates LGBTQIA+ terminology.
The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean
Edited by Peter Burness
October 2018
Diving for Seahorses
October 2018
What makes us remember? Why do we forget? And what, exactly, is a memory?
The Getting of Garlic
October 2018
September 2018
Robyn Williams, presenter of The Science Show on ABC Radio, reveals all in Turmoil
City Life
September 2018
'Our cities are changing fast. Seamus' O'Hanlon tells us how and why, with a keen historian's eye for both the big picture and the local scene. An indispensable guide to the contemporary Australian city.' —  Professor Graeme Davison
A Certain Style
September 2018
Originally published to great acclaim in 2001, A Certain Style introduced this stylish and formidable woman to thousands of readers and told a history of books and publishing in twentieth-century Australia. This reissue has a new introduction and updates throughout as the author presents a compelling account of a contradictory woman and her times.
The Future of Everything
September 2018
'A powerful and realistic message of hope for the future' —  Professor John Quiggin, University of Queensland
September 2018
A strikingly designed and richly illustrated retelling of the unique history of Samoan tattooing, from 3000 years ago to today.
Hunter Wine
September 2018
Shortlisted for 2019 NSW Premier's History Award: NSW regional and community history prize
This Whispering in Our Hearts Revisited
August 2018
'How is it our minds are not satisfied? What means this whispering in the bottom of our hearts?'
Adani and the War Over Coal
August 2018
Coal is the political, economic and cultural totem for debates about climate change. Yet Australian politicians have had a love affair with coal, which has helped lock our politics – and our country – into the fossil fuel age.
The Rapids
August 2018
'The Rapids  is beautifully written: brimming with humour, empathy, pathos and heart. This book is an earnest, generous, and important contribution to ongoing global dialogue around mental health .'  — Maxine Beneba Clarke
Beyond Combat
July 2018
'Even a military that is solely dedicated to preparing for war creates, simply by existing, a suite of responsibilities that has very little to do with combat.' — Tristan Moss and Tom Richardson
Serving in Silence?
July 2018
For the first time, Serving in Silence?
Remembering the Myall Creek Massacre
June 2018
Marking its 180th anniversary, this book explores the significance of one of the most horrifying events of Australian colonialism. Thoughtful and fearless, it challenges us to look at our history without flinching as an act of remembrance and reconciliation.
Wild Sea
June 2018
SHORTLISTED for ACT Book of the Year Latitude 54° 02′ South, Longitude 37° 14' West:
The Sydney Wars
May 2018
*Winner of the  Les Carolyn Literary Prize* *Longlisted for the 2019 CHASS Australia Book Prize*
An Australian Band of Brothers
April 2018
This riveting book follows a small group of Australian front-line soldiers from their enlistment in the dark days of 1940 to the end of World War II.
Desperately Seeking Banksy
Xavier Tapies
April 2018
'People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish…but that's only if it's done properly.' Banksy
Serving our Country
April 2018
After decades of silence, Serving Our Country is the first comprehensive history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people's participation in the Australian defence forces.
Populism Now!
April 2018
Populism can be a dirty word. Brexit and the election of Donald Trump have certainly given it a bad name. But rather than associating it with demagoguery and exclusion, might we better see it as a backlash against free market globalisation? Might it be harnessed as a positive force able to thrive in difficult times?
River Dreams
March 2018
In the beginning, there was the river — before the beach, before the drain, before the dredging, before the dams, before numerous other actions that altered the stream.
The Birds At My Table
February 2018
Darryl Jones is fascinated by bird feeders. Not the containers supplying food to our winged friends, but the people who fill the containers, scatter the crumbs or seeds, or leave the picnic scraps behind for the birds.
The Battle Within
February 2018
Head-aches. Dizziness. Can't sleep. Bad dreams (never have been released). The rice jungle had some compensation to some of us who just don't seem to make a success of our return  — ROBERT, A RETURNED POW
A Timeline of Australian Food
December 2017
A Timeline of Australian Food takes readers on a tasty and sometimes surprising culinary journey through 150 years of Australian food. Lavishly illustrated, this tasty book looks at what we've eaten, how we've shopped, and how we've produced and prepared our food, decade by decade, through depression, war, and decades of abundance.
Widening Minds
December 2017
Since 1967 more than 25,000 students have graduated from UNSW after studying at Duntroon, HMAS Creswell , the Australian Defence Force Academy. Tom Frame examines the productive 50-year partnership between UNSW and the Australian Defence Force.
Hearts and Minds
Alan Atkinson
November 2017
Founded in 1856, St Paul's College is the original college of Sydney University and the oldest institution of its kind in Australia. Hearts and Minds
Indigenous and Other Australians Since 1901
November 2017
As Australia became a nation in 1901, no-one anticipated that 'Aboriginal affairs' would become an on-going national preoccupation.
The Secret Life of Whales
November 2017
Marine biologist Micheline Jenner discovered humpback breeding grounds off the Kimberley coast, has swum through orange golfball-sized pygmy blue whale poo to uncover a feeding spot, and is one of very few people to witness a humpback whale giving birth. In  The Secret Life of Whales