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Catch up on Garry Disher’s first four Wyatt books

Garry Disher’s latest book in his best-selling and critically-acclaimed Wyatt series, Kill Shot, is out now from the excellent people at Text. This is the ninth outing for the hard-boiled, hard-bitten and frequently hard-up criminal—the last one, The Heat, was longlisted for Read More

Gillian Rubinstein’s Space Demons trilogy

We’re over the moon to be publishing new editions of Gillian Rubinstein’s classic young adult trilogy Space Demons in paperback and electronic formats.  First published in 1986, Space Demons was Gillian’s first novel. Set firmly in the 8-bit era and centred around an Read More

The Knowledge Wars by Nobel laureate Peter Doherty

We’re thrilled to publish Peter Doherty’s The Knowledge Wars internationally for the first time. Peter was joint winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1996 for his work on the immune system and was named Australian of Read More

Two more Tim Winton plays

A treat for our non-Antipodean friends: we have released two more recent plays by Tim Winton in e-book form. Following on from Rising Water (2012) we now have Signs of Life (2013) and Shrine (2014). The new plays show a deepening and Read More

Garry Disher’s first four Wyatt novels

Garry Disher’s latest book in his best-selling and critically-acclaimed Wyatt series, The Heat, is out now from the excellent people at Text. This is the eighth outing for the hard-boiled, hard-bitten and frequently hard-up criminal—the last one, Wyatt, won the Ned Read More

Bernard Cohen wins the Russell Prize for Humour Writing

We were delighted (but hardly surprised) to hear last week that Bernard Cohen had won the inaugural Russell Prize for Humour Writing for The Antibiography of Robert F Menzies against a very strong field. Bernard donated his prize to two organisations Read More

Einstein’s Heroes: Imagining the World through the Language of Mathematics

This month we take a fascinating diversion into science non-fiction with Robyn Arianrhod’s first book, Einstein’s Heroes: Imagining the World through the Language of Mathematics, which explores the language of mathematics and the laws of electromagnetism through the lives of Albert Einstein’s three Read More

Rising Water: a play by Tim Winton

It’s been a minute since our last release, but this is worth the wait – introducing Rising Water, the first play by one of Australia’s most popular and awarded writers, Tim Winton.  Rising Water takes place on a boozy Australia Day Read More

Tell the Running Water

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of a new edition of Abbas El-Zein’s first novel, Tell the Running Water. It’s a remarkable story of Beirut during the civil war, of three young people whose fates become entangled on either side Read More

Garry Disher’s shorter fiction

A real treat for the weekend: not one but two collections of Garry Disher’s shorter fiction, plus a special collection of those two collections. Garry first made his name as a short-story writer (The Age described him as the best in Read More

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