In Banking Bad, Adele Ferguson traces the origins of the banking scandal to the early 1990s, when buckets of money began pouring into compulsory superannuation funds, set up by Labor Treasurer Paul Keating. Attracted by the increa... read more
Australian journalist Juliet Rieden grew up in England in the 1960s and 70s always sensing that her family was different in some way. She wondered why she knew so little about her father's childhood, why her Czech grandmother had visited just once and why she had so few relati... read more
|Author:||Clarence E. Mulford; R. C. Bray (Narrated by)|
|Series:||Hopalong Cassidy Ser.|
Hopalong Cassidy, the iconic western cowboy hero conceived by Clarence Mulford, was immortalized in a highly popular film series starring William Boyd from 1935-1948. A tough-talking and violent character in print, Hopalong Cassidy was remade into a clean-cut... read more
Published in 1910, this was Zane Grey's first western novel. It received wide and unanimous praise for its powerful portrait of the land and the men and women of the Southwest. A lovely girl, who has been reared among Mormons, learns to love a young New Englander. The Mormo... read more
Elwood Curtis has taken the words of Dr Martin Luther King to heart: he is as good as anyone. Abandoned by his parents, brought up by his loving, strict and clear-sighted grandmother, Elwood is about to enrol in the local black college. But given the time and the place, one innocent m... read more
'We've been disowned and disinherited: there's not changing it, I say. When something bad happens to them, we'll know soon enough and we'll deal with it together. I don't realise it at the time, but when I say that, I imply I care. I imply there may be so... read more
Life is full of setbacks, big and small. We don’t have control over life’s challenges, but we can control how we deal with them.
This collection from Kate James – successful coach, meditation teacher, speaker and writer – is full of easy to di... read more
Profoundly moving and exquisitely written, Tara June Winch’s The Yield is the story of a people and a culture dispossessed. But it is as much a celebration of what was and what endures, and a powerful reclaiming of Indigenous language, storytelling and identity.
Bruce Pascoe has been described as a ‘living national treasure’ and his work as ‘revelatory’. This volume of his best and most celebrated stories and essays, collected here for the first time, ranges across his long career, and explores his enduring fascination with A... read more
Stolen from his mother and placed into institutional care when he was only a few months old, Uncle Jack was raised under the government's White Australia Policy. The loneliness and isolation he experienced during those years had a devastating impact on him that end... read more
Tinahely, Ireland, 1959.
Rosie Hart is content leaving her home behind to follow her new husband to Australia. But she soon discovers there is no room for her or their young son in the life he has built in vibrant Kings Cross. As their marriage crumbles, Rosie will need to fi... read more
|Author:||Peter Robinson; Simon Slater (Read by)|
|Series:||Inspector Banks Ser.|
A skeleton has been unearthed. Soon the body is identified, and the horrific discovery hits the headlines.Fourteen-year-old Graham Marshall went missing during his paper round in 1965. The police found no trace of him. His disappearance left his family shattered, and his bes... read more