Bedlam at Botany Bay
June 2019
*Winner of the Australian History Prize in the NSW Premier's History Awards 2020*
The Snowy
May 2019
The Snowy: A History tells the extraordinary story of the mostly migrant workforce who built one of the world's engineering marvels.
May 2019
Wild, passionate and ultimately tragic: the love story of Australia's famous literary couple, Charmian Clift and George Johnston, plays out on the idyllic Greek island of Hydra in the 1950s in this reimagining from award-winning playwright Sue Smith.
Stop Being Reasonable
May 2019
SHORTLISTED for Australian Book Design Awards 2020  Best Designed Autobiography/Biography/Memoir Nonfiction Cover
World War Noir
April 2019
World War Noir  is an exposition of the old truth that war and crime — and sex, drugs and popular music — go hand in hand.
Dr Space Junk vs The Universe
April 2019
Shortlisted for the 2020 NSW Premier's Literary Awards  Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-fiction
Australia's Vietnam
April 2019
**2019 Nib Military History Prize Finalist ** 'This book should be read by anyone interested in the way myths become accepted as history.' — Peter Edwards, author of  Australia and the Vietnam War
Hugh Dolan, illustrated by Dave Dye
March 2019
This graphic book brings to life the struggles of daily life on the goldfields and the powerful events of the Eureka stockade.
The Seventies
March 2019
WINNER of the 2020 Ernest Scott Prize for History Shortlisted for the 2020 NSW Premier's Literary Awards  Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-fiction
The Thinking Woman
March 2019
WINNER of the Australian Book Design Awards 2020  Best Designed Autobiography/Biography/Memoir Nonfiction Cover
Paper Emperors
March 2019
*WINNER of the 2020 Colin Roderick Award* *Longlisted for the 2020 Stella Prize*
The Australian Students' Guide to Writing and Grammar
February 2019
Age range 12+ Do you ever think about the structure and arrangement of what you say and write? And why it's said and written like that and not some other how?
Capturing Nature
February 2019
Trade Illustration Selection in the 2020 AUPresses Book, Jacket, and Journal Show
Bruce Rickard
Edited by Julie Cracknell, Peter Lonergan, Sam Rickard
December 2018
Bruce Rickard was one of the most significant Australian architects of the twentieth century. A key member of the Sydney School, his practice spanned 60 years and he produced some of the most notable and recognisable houses of the period.
Hand & Mind
December 2018
In Hand & Mind Through dialogues, interviews, creative reflections and essays, Hand & Mind brings together projects and critical writing to provide a fascinating insight into the study of architecture.
December 2018
'For my first ten years I grew up in Lavender Bay with the smell of salt water, in houses facing the grey curved eye of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. There was a distant rumble, like thunder, when trains went across.'
Australia Remember This Too!
December 2018
'Enjoy hours reminiscing on Christmas Day about the Coles Cafeteria, Mello Yello yo-yos, Professor Julius Sumner Miller, Nintendo's original handheld Game & Watch and Singer sewing machines. A terrific time capsule.' — The Herald Sun
Yes Yes Yes
November 2018
A compelling, moving account of the long journey to marriage equality in Australia.
For Valour
November 2018
**2019 Nib Military History Prize Finalist** For Valour
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.
A New History of the Irish in Australia
November 2018
Shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards 2019: History
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.
The Getting of Garlic
October 2018
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.'
The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean
Edited by Peter Burness
October 2018
October 2018
A cheeky, progressive adult alphabet book that celebrates and illuminates LGBTQIA+ terminology.
Diving for Seahorses
October 2018
What makes us remember? Why do we forget? And what, exactly, is a memory?
A Certain Style
September 2018
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
September 2018
Robyn Williams, presenter of The Science Show on ABC Radio, reveals all in Turmoil
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
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.