Historian, essayist, speechwriter, humourist, anti-cant crusader; Don Watson has a gift for luring us to the nub of a matter, or at least to a new view of it, there to grin or grind our teeth at the spectacle. Over the years Don Watson has written on pol... read more

There It Is Again: Selected Non-Fiction
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Olympe de Gouges was the most important fighter for women's rights you've never heard of. An activist and writer in revolutionary Paris, she published 'The Declaration of the Rights of Women' in 17... read more

The Declaration of the Rights of Women: The Originial Manifesto for Justice, Equality and Freedom
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 Literary Studies

Corrosive, mad and frequently fatal, indignation is a great destructive force in human affairs, and just as often a wellspring of mirth and merriment. Don Watson traces this seemingly ineradicable emotion in a journey that takes us, via his forebears, Flaubert and The Sopranos,... read more

On Indignation
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'An immensely talented young writer ... Her fearlessness renews one's faith in the power of literature' George Saunders, author of Lincoln in he Bardo, winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize Something has happened to Peach. It hurts to walk but she staggers home to parents that don't seem ... read more

Peach
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Renowned girl hero and feisty author Susannah McFarlane presents an illustrated collection of 'tilted' fairytales featuring girls with smarts.

Fairytales for Feisty Girls
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On Rageis Germaine Greer's enduring essay about Aboriginal dispossession. With characteristic acuity and passion, Greer looks to the causes of rage and its consequences in Indigenous Australian men. Originally published six months after Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's Apology to the St... read more

On Rage
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Series:Trailblazing Women

Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall...these fictional masterpieces are all recognised as landmarks of English Literature. Still inspirational and challenging to readers today, upon release in the mid-nineteenth century they caused ... read more

Bronte Sisters: Life, Loss and Literature
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'Absolutely essential reading, period' Alexandra Fuller, bestselling author of Don't Lets Go to the Dogs TonightIn the tradition of Behind the Beautiful Forevers, this is a masterful, humane work of literary journalis... read more

A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa
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On 26 January 1788 a bunch of old white men arrived in Australia and started ruining it for everyone. 240 years later, Australia is a completely different country, still being ruined by old white men. The Chaser Quarterly has compiled a diverse array ... read more

Chaser Quarterly: Issue 12: Spring 2018, The
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When we spend so much of our time immersed in books, who's to say where reading ends and living begins? The two are impossibly and gloriously wedded, as Hill shows in Jacob's Room Is Full of Books. Considering everything from Edith Wharton's novels through to Ala... read more

Jacob's Room is Full of Books
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 Literary Studies

With a foreword by James Naughtie (British radio and news presenter for the BBC). Turn the pages of the most famous books of all time and marvel at the stories behind them. Over 75 of the world's most celebrated, rare, and seminal books are examined and explained i... read more

Books that Changed History
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