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You won’t be immune to a frisson of fear as you peruse these gripping stories of piracy on the China seas. After all, piracy is as prevalent today as it was in the early nineteenth and twentieth centuriesRead more »
by David McComb edited by Chris Coughran & Niall Lucy
Brilliant songwriter and lead singer of the Triffids, David McComb died in 1999 leaving behind a legacy of evocative music. Always more than a pop musician, McComb was a perceptive poet who explored and confronted addiction, pop culture, the colloquial and the metaphysical.
Collected and published for the first time, this is the poetry McComb wrote…Read more »
by Chris Coughran & Niall Lucy
It has been decades since David McComb’s haunting music and lyrics inspired a generation. Now, thanks to sold-out tribute concerts Australia-wide and the remastering of the complete Triffids oeuvre, a new generation is discovering his life’s workRead more »
by Malcolm Wells & Kim Wells
Join the thousands of pilgrims who have walked the ancient Way of St James in Spain. Whether you’re an experienced trekker or an armchair traveller, this warmly written and beautifully illustrated journey will take you into the heart and soul of this historic walk. Read more »
by Ron Davidson
Fremantle Impressions explores the character and charm of Fremantle, its rich and colourful array of stories, people and places.
The port city is vividly brought to life in a fascinating stroll around town and back through history by long-time resident, writer and raconteur, Ron DavidsonRead more »
by Sally Carbon & Justin Langer with illustrations by Stewart Gollan
Jason is bubbling with excitement on his ninth birthday when he’s given a cricket ball and some advice by a famous international player. Join Jason and his mates on their journey from spectator to State Squad, facing fired-up bowlers and unleashing balls at well-drilled and crafty batsmen, as they learn the mental and physical skills needed to make…Read more »
by Russell Guého & Tim Winton
A beautiful production with over 100 full-colour photographs, Rhythms of the Kimberley travels through this stunning, dramatically changing, and always surprising, landscape. Guého looks at both monumental and the seemingly infinitesimal seasonal events — from the massive tides and cataclysmic cyclones to the flowering of plants and the impact of…Read more »
‘To know Greece well, would take a lifetime but to fall in love with it takes only an instant.’ Henry Miller
The Greece that emerges from the images in these pages is a celebration of the light and of a people who truly represent the spirit of the ancient games. Read more »
by Eoin Cameron
Desert boots, micro minis and winklepickers; Dusty, Ringo and ‘The Purple People Eater’; Easy Rider, Blow Up and Beach Blanket Bingo; stomps, cabarets and Woodstock; Gilligan’s Island, Graeme Kennedy and Homicide; kegs, nashos, the pill and student demos. Eoin Cameron recalls the ’60s in gory detail and with no insight what-so-ever, because…Read more »
Take a river journey in a small boat with Nick Burningham at the helm. Messing About in Earnest is a delightful blend of travel writing, history, geography and real-life adventure. Nick drifts down the Swan and Canning Rivers in his trusty boat called Earnest. His book takes the reader on the trip of a lifetime with whimsical and humorous stories…Read more »
From the Catalogue
by Laura Dudgeon & Sabrina Dudgeon with illustrations by Sally Morgan & Tracey Gibbs
And the winner is!
Madelaine Dickie is the winner of the City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award.