Peter Cochrane's vital and illuminating new book, Best We Forget: The War for White Australia 1914-18, examines how the racial preoccupations that shaped Australia’s preparation for and commitment to the war have been lost to popular memory.
Join Peter and Roland Perry for a conversation with Ursula Cleary at Brisbane Writers Festival.
Join Sisonke Msimang and Katherena Vermette for a discussion about how we view our world and the future we want to create for our communities.
Join Kate Cole-Adams and Dr Jonathan D. Quick as they discuss hope for the future and the ethics of 'going under' with Paul Barclay.
Sarah Krasnostein's first book The Trauma Cleaner is the extraordinary biography of Sandra Pankhurt. It won the Victorian Prize for Literature and the Victorian Prize for Non-Fiction in the 2018 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards.
Join Sarah for a conversation with Paul Barclay at Brisbane Writers Festival.
Join Kate Grenville, Katherena Vermette and Lauren Weisberger as they discuss women in public life. The panel will contemplate how we talk about women, what women have to say and how empowerment comes from so many sources. Chaired by Susan Harris Rimmer.
Who We Are, co-edited by Julianne Schultz and Peter Mares, gives voice to Australia’s changing reality, explores the big issues of belonging, citizenship and participation, and teases out how contemporary Australia might evolve.
Join Peter Mares, Maria Tumarkin and David Peetz in conversation about these vital issues with Anne Tiernan at Brisbane Writers Festival.
What's in fragrance? Who tests it for safety? What does it do to people? The more Kate Grenville investigated, the more she felt this was a story that should be told. Her book The Case Against Fragrance will make you see—and smell—the world differently.
How does the unconscious mind deal with the body’s experience of being cut open and ransacked? And how can we help ourselves through it? In Anaesthesia, Kate Cole-Adams brings together science and personal experience to investigate the unknowable realm beyond consciousness.