Gay and Lesbian, Then and Now: Australian Stories from a Social Revolution by Shirleene Robinson and Robert Reynolds
Gay and Lesbian, Then and Now reveals the legacies of homophobia, the personal struggles and triumphs involved in coming out, the inconsistent state of social progress, and the many different ways of being gay or lesbian in Australia – then and now.
Ghost Wife: A Memoir of Love and Defiance by Michelle Dicinoski
‘The story of two young women who love each other, Ghost Wife makes their love visible and uncovers the lives of hidden lovers on the two continents over which they travel. Moving, irresistible and new, this memoir will inspire readers to honour all that is hidden in the past – and within ourselves.’ —Gloria Steinem
Australian History in 7 Questions by John Hirst
‘With trademark clarity and insight, Hirst manages to touch every cornerstone of Australia’s past… every Australian should read this book.’ —The Monthly
Under the Volcano: The Story of Bali by Cameron Forbes
In Under the Volcano, Cameron Forbes looks at the blood and beauty of Bali through interviews, legends, reporting and history. He tells the stories of explorers, colonisers, surfers, artists, jihadists and drug-runners and above all of the Balinese themselves.