Read an extract: The Shortest History of the Soviet Union
It began with a revolution and a dream to build a better society. By 1991, the hammer and sickle had fallen. Now, as we watch with horror as the events unfold in the Ukraine, a move spurned by Putin's authoritarian desire to restore Russia’s influence to the days of the Soviet Union, Sheila Fitzpatrick's The Shortest History of the Soviet Union provides detailed context to the history of the region. This is the is story of an empire made and an empire undone.
Out Now: Judith Wright: Selected Writings
This first-ever collection of Australian poet Judith Wright’s nonfiction is a compelling portrait of a prescient voice on modern Australia.
Out Now: Continuous Creation
The final, posthumous collection of poems from Australia’s unofficial poet laureate
Out Now: The Shortest History of the Soviet Union
The story of an empire made and an empire undone – and what emerged from the ashes – by one of the world’s leading authorities on Soviet Russia.
Out Now: Telling Tennant's Story
The tale of a town, and a nation
Out Now: We've Got This
Edited by Eliza Hull, this is the first major anthology by parents with disabilities.
Work with us: Marketing Manager - Black Inc.
Independent publisher Black Inc. is seeking a Marketing Manager to design and oversee marketing strategies for our growing list.
Out Now: Sounds Wild & Broken
The Earth’s sounds are wonderfully diverse, complex and beautiful – but they are under threat.
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Black Inc. is seeking a Publicist or Senior Publicist to join our busy and dynamic team.
Read an extract: The Shortest History of Democracy
In an age of cascading crises, we need the radical potential of democracy more than ever. Does it have a future, or will the demagogues and despots win? We are about to find out. Read an extract from The Shortest History of Democracy.