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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 »
This is the guide to one of Australia’s most vibrant cities. Take a walk through the most popular areas of Fremantle, from the West End to the wharves, the cappuccino strip to the prison. David Hutchison — a well-known Fremantle identity and historian — brings the city to life with fascinating stories of local identities, Aboriginal and colonial history…Read more »
A fact-filled extravaganza, a romp, a frolic, a wobbly punt through the big sticks of life — Origin of the Speccies is that rare trifecta: informative, fascinating and funnier than teenage sex (and it lasts a great deal longer). Origin of the Speccies regales the reader with anecdote, fact and wild uncombed theory. Jarvis reckons each position…Read more »
City of Fremantle pledges support for Hungerford
The City of Fremantle has given its support for the next six years for the prestigious T.A.G. Hungerford Award alongside existing partners writingWA, The West Australian and Fremantle Press.