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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 Jon Davison
From the snow-clad mountains of Alaska to Australia’s desert heart, photographer Jon Davison explores the world’s most beautiful landscapes from the air.
Robbie is a tale of passionate and driven individuals. It is the story of fifteen people who made the ‘wild fantasy’ of owning and operating their own helicopter a reality.
Davison travelled…Read 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 is over thirty years 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.
As featured in The Way, now showing in local cinemas. Read more »
by Ron Davidson
Get the new edition of Fremantle Impressions, the book that explores the character and charm of Fremantle,its rich and colourful array of stories, people and places.
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
Stand up and watch the ball…Watch the ball like a hawk!
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…Read more »
by Russell Guého & Tim Winton
‘I welcome this book for its sense of intimacy and its gentle guidance, for helping us to see what it is we’re looking at when we encounter such a remarkable and complex region as the Kimberley.’ — Tim Winton.
A beautiful production with over 100 full-colour photographs, Rhythms of the Kimberley travels through this stunning, dramatically changing…Read more »
Everything here speaks now as it did centuries ago, of illumination. Here the light penetrates directly to the soul, opens the door and windows of the heart, makes one naked, exposed, isolated in a metaphysical bliss which makes everything so clear ..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 »
Acclaimed children’s author Deb Fitzpatrick is set to launch her first book for adults. We’d love to see you there!
When: 6pm for a 6.30pm start, Monday 1 September
Where: New Edition Bookshop, 41 High Street, Fremantle