Out Now: The Shortest History of Economics by Andrew Leigh
'The secret of economics is that the most powerful insights come from a handful of big ideas that anyone can follow.'
A Q&A with Because I’m Not Myself, You See author Ariane Beeston
Welcome back to Behind the Book. In this series, we chat to the people who bring you the books you love from Black Inc. – from the names you may know to those you definitely don’t.
This month, we spoke to Ariane Beeston, author of the forthcoming Because I’m Not Myself, You See – a memoir of postpartum psychosis and coming back from the brink. In this interview, Ariane touches on the experiences that compelled her to write a memoir, protecting her mental health throughout the writing process, and how she’s feeling ahead of her book’s release in May.
Out Now: Angry at Breakfast by Erik Jensen
A strange, pungent account of a decade in Australian politics: a dazzling chronicle from the editor of The Saturday Paper
Out Now: W.E.H. Stanner: Selected Writings
One of Australia's finest essayists, the first to cut through 'the great Australian silence' to convey the richness and uniqueness of Aboriginal culture to settler Australians
February 2024 new releases from Black Inc.
Out this month: WEH Stanner, The Shortest History of Economics and Angry at Breakfast.
Author Spotlight on Joëlle Gergis
Welcome back to the Author Spotlight series. Today, we’re shining the spotlight on award-winning writer and climate scientist Joëlle Gergis. In this inspiring interview, Joëlle talks about the spark behind her book Humanity’s Moment and the path to getting it published, what fuels her hope for the planet’s future, and what to expect from her forthcoming Quarterly Essay.
Black Inc. apologises to Mr. Mark Schaller
In Present Tense: Anna Schwartz Gallery and Thirty-Five Years of Contemporary Australian Art by Doug Hall we published on page 163 certain matters about Mark Schaller. We now accept that those matters contain several false claims against Mr Schaller. In particular, we acknowledge that Mr Schaller is not homophobic, did not use the language credited to him towards Ashley Crawford and did not throw beer cans at Mr Crawford. We unreservedly apologise to Mr Schaller and his family for the damage caused to his reputation by that passage in the book.
Author Spotlight on Benjamin Law
Today, we’re putting the spotlight on beloved Australian writer and media figure Benjamin Law. In this warm and funny interview, he explains how his family memoir The Family Law first came to fruition, what he thinks is the book’s enduring appeal thirteen years on from its initial publication, and what he’s reading now.
Out Now: The Family Law by Benjamin Law
Writer and columnist Benjamin Law revisits his joyous and much-loved family memoir, spilling the tea on his family's latest antics
Out Now: The Great Divide by Alan Kohler
What caused Australia's housing crisis – and how we might fix it. The Great Divide by Alan Kohler is out now.