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Author: Russell Mockridge
RRP: 24.95 (inc. GST)
Pub. Date: July 2016

In May 1958 Russell Mockridge started to write this book, the story of his life as a racing cyclist.
On September 13, 1958, while competing in a road race on the outskirts of Melbourne, he was killed. This is the forgotten story of ‘Australia’s finest cyclist ever’.



Author: Leila Abdelrazaq
RRP: 24.95 (inc. GST)
Pub. Date: August 2015

‘Leila Abdelrazaq tells a coming of age story that is funny, angry and deeply human … Baddawi is the story of her father’s childhood in a Lebanese refugee camp. It is also the story of hundreds of thousands of displaced Palestinians.’ — Molly Crabapple, author of Drawing Blood



Author: Ianto Ware
RRP: 24.95 (inc. GST)
Pub. Date: July 2014

Twenty-one classic stages from the history of the Tour de France.

Twenty-one simple truths gleaned from the greatest bicycle race in the world.

Part love letter to the humble bicycle, part history of the Tour de France, Twenty-One Nights in July reveals how cycling transcended mere sport to become a philosophy for the modern age.



Editor: Ronnie Scott
RRP: 29.95 (inc. GST)
Pub. Date: 2013- 10

Celebrating five years of sheer nerve and dangerous excess from Australia’s most exciting literary magazine. Strange, sharp fiction; totally uncategorisable non-fiction; poetry; and just a hint of Krautrock.



Author: Gregory D. Sumner
RRP: 29.95 (inc. GST)
Pub. Date: Nov 2012

‘A wonderful primer to Kurt Vonnegut’s work. Every page brims with analytic insight, biographical revelation, and old-fashioned storytelling.’ — Douglas Brinkley

A passionate and insightful journey through the life and novels of one of the giants of C20th American literature.



Author: Mischa Merz
RRP: 24.95 (inc. GST)
Pub. Date: July 2012

The Sweetest Thing brings the world of women’s boxing to life — a behind-the-scenes journey through the secret history of the women who practice the sweet science.

‘Alive with the charismatic, talented, and intelligent women who populate this world … I was captivated by Merz’s insider’s account of the ringside drama.’— The Age



Author: Matthew Klugman
RRP: 29.95 (inc. GST)
Pub. Date: 2009-09

Passion Play journeys into the world of footy mania and the love and suffering at its heart. Drawing on the experiences of a diverse set of fans who’ve told their stories in interviews, books, articles, and on footy websites and blogs it follows the annual quest for the premiership in all its horror and glory.



Author: Sarah Manguso
RRP: 27.95 (inc. GST)
Pub. Date: 2008

At twenty-one, the poet Sarah Manguso developed a neurological disease so rare it didn’t even have a real name. A wildly unpredictable disease that appeared suddenly and tore through her twenties, vanishing and then returning, paralyzing her for weeks at a time, programming her first to expect nothing from life and then, furiously, to expect everything.


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    • Baddawi

      ‘Leila Abdelrazaq tells a coming of age story that is funny, angry and deeply human … Baddawi is the story of her father’s childhood in a Lebanese refugee camp. It is also the story of hundreds of thousands of displaced Palestinians.’ — Molly Crabapple, author of Drawing Blood

    • Beneath Our Armour

      Beneath Our Armour is unique. This sequence of portrait poems covers vast tracts of history, geography, and personae in a way that is at once intimate and epic.

    • Contemporary Australian Feminist Poetry

      Australia has a rich history of feminist poetry but there is no one kind of feminist voice.

      Each of the seventy new poems commissioned for this anthology cuts its own path through language. Together, their politics are restless, inextricably tied to the now.

    • Content

      ‘Content lampoons and laments the narcissism that accompanies the supposed information age … Ferney’s poems gun their way through a globalised economy with acronyms, diminutives, and inventive linguistic flares.’Gig Ryan

       

    • Devious Intimacy

      ‘This is arrestingly incarnated poetry diffused with female luminosity.’— Pam Brown