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Biography Series

Banksia Lady:
Celia Rosser, Botanical Artist

By Carolyn Landon

Publication: June 2015
RRP: AUD/US $39.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-922235-80-0
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-922235-81-7
Series: Biography


Cathy Goes to Canberra: Doing Politics Differently

By Cathy McGowan

Publication: November 2020
RRP: AUD/US $29.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-925835-90-8
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-925835-92-2
Series: Biography


Circus and Stage:
The Theatrical Adventures of Rose Edouin and G B W Lewis

By Mimi Colligan

Publication: August 2013
RRP: AUD/US $34.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-922235-02-2
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-922235-03-9
Series: Biography


Contesting Australian History:
Essays in Honour of Marilyn Lake

Edited by Joy Damousi and Judith Smart

Publication: February 2019
RRP: AUD/US $34.95
ISBN (pb): 978-1-925835-06-9
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-925835-08-3
Series: Australian History


Dare Me!
The Life and Work of Gerald Glaskin

By John Burbidge
With a foreword by Robert Dessaix

Publication: February 2014
RRP: AUD/US $34.95
Note: 8-pages black & white images; and
   8-pages colour images
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-921867-74-3
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-921867-73-6
Series: Biography

David Syme:
Man of The Age

By Elizabeth Morrison

Publication: August 2014
RRP: AUD/US $39.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-922235-35-0
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-922235-36-7
Series: Biography

Democratic Adventurer: Graham Berry and the Making of Australian Politics

By Sean Scalmer

Publication: May 2020
RRP: AUD/US $39.95
ISBN (hardback): 978-1-925835-77-9
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-925835-79-3
Series: Biography


The Remarkable Lives and Careers of Googie Withers and John McCallum

By Brian McFarlane

Publication: May 2015
RRP: AUD/US $39.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-922235-72-5
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-922235-73-2
Series: Biography

The Fatal Lure of Politics: The Life and Thought of Vere Gordon Childe

By Terry Irving

Publication: May 2020
RRP: AUD/US $39.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-925835-74-8
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-925835-75-5
Series: Biography



Half the Perfect World:
Writers, Dreamers and Drifters on Hydra, 1955–1964

By Paul Genoni and Tanya Dalziell

WINNER Prime Minister’s Literary Awards 2019 (non fiction)

Publication: October 2018
RRP: AUD/US $39.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-925523-09-6
Series: Biography


Human Rights and Human Wrongs:
A Life Confronting Racism

By Colin Tatz

Publication: April 2015
RRP: AUD/US $34.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-922235-68-8
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-922235-69-5
Series: Biography


An Imperial Affair:
Portrait of an Australian Marriage

By John Rickard

Publication: November 2013
RRP: AUD/US $24.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-922235-27-5
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-922235-28-2
Series: Biography


Intrépide: Australian Women Artists in Early Twentieth-century France

By Clem Gorman and Therese Gorman

Publication: May 2020
RRP: AUD/US $34.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-925523-92-8
Series: Biography



Jean Blackburn: Education, Feminism and Social Justice

By Craig Campbell and Debra Hayes

Publication: August 2019
RRP: AUD/US $34.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-925835-27-4
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-925835-29-8
Series: Biography

John Jefferson Bray:
A Vigilant Life

By John Emerson

Publication: March 2015
RRP: AUD/US $39.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-922235-61-9
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-922235-62-6
Series: Biography


New Tricks:
Reflections on a Life in Medicine and Tertiary Education

By Richard Larkins

Publication: January 2015
RRP: AUD/US $39.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-922235-43-5
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-922235-44-2
Series: Biography

The Powerbroker: Mark Leibler, an Australian Jewish Life

By Michael Gawenda

Publication: July 2020
RRP: AUD/US $39.95
ISBN (hardback): 978-1-925835-80-9
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-925835-82-3
Series: Biography


Saved to Remember: Raoul Wallenberg, Budapest 1944 and After

By Frank Vajda

Publication: May 2016
RRP: AUD/US $34.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-925377-08-8
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-925377-09-5
Series: Biography


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Seven Big Australians:
Adventures with Comic Actors

By Anne Pender

Publication: April 2019
RRP: AUD/US $29.95
ISBN (pb): 978-1-925835-21-2
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-925835-22-9
Series: Biography



The Shelf Life of Zora Cross

By Cathy Perkins

Publication: November 2019
RRP: AUD/US $29.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-925835-53-3
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-925835-55-7
Series: Biography



Subtle Moments: Scenes on a Life's Journey

By Bruce Grant

Publication: January 2017
RRP: AUD/US $34.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-925495-35-5
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-925495-37-9
Series: Biography


Tell Me I'm Okay: A Doctor's Story

By David Bradford

Publication: May 2018
RRP: AUD/US $29.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-925523-33-1
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-925523-35-5
Series: Biography

The e-book is available from key e-book vendors including Apple (iBooks), Amazon (Kindle) and Kobo.

The Two Frank Thrings

By Peter Fitzpatrick

WINNER, 2013 National Biography Award

Publication: August 2012
RRP $49.95 hardback | $34.95 paperback
ISBN (hardback): 978-1-921867-24-8
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-922235-65-7
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-921867-25-5
Series: Biography

Unrequited Love: Diary of an Accidental Activist

By Dennis Altman

Publication: August 2019
RRP: AUD/US $29.95
ISBN (pb): 978-1-925835-12-0
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-925835-13-7
Series: Biography





Winning for Women:
A Personal Story

By Iola Mathews

Publication: May 2019
RRP: AUD/US $29.95
ISBN (pb): 978-1-925835-15-1
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-925835-17-5
Series: Biography