2014 Stella Prize longlist announced

The 2014 Stella Prize longlist has been announced today. Congratulations to all the authors and their publishers. On the list: Letter to George Clooney by Debra Adelaide Moving Among Strangers by Gabrielle Carey Burial Rites by Hannah Kent Night Games by Anna Krien Mullumbimby by Melissa Lucashenko The Night Guest by Fiona McFarlane Boy, Lost by Kristina Olsson The Misogyny Factor by Anne Summers Madeleine by ...

5 Ways to Carry a Goat by Ben Groundwater

Courtesy UQP 5 Ways to Carry a Goat by Australian travel writer Ben Groundwater is a blogger’s world tour of 14 countries solely through the kindness of strangers. Groundwater writes Fairfax Media’s popular travel blog The Backpacker and has thousands of readers scattered around the globe, all of them faceless. The premise for this book came from the idea ...

Fire by Delys Bird

Fire: a collection of stories, poems and visual images Edited by Delys Bird "A superb and necessary anthology of literature, images and commentary on our relationship to fire in its many manifestations. The works collected here are confronting, challenging, vital and also healing. We witness the destructive effects of fire, but also the visionary and pragmatic role ...

Flavours of Melbourne, written and edited by Jonette George, designed by Daniele Wilton

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Subtitled Favourite restaurants & bars in Melbourne’s laneways & rooftops, Jonette George and Daniele Wilton’s latest celebration of all things food in Australia is a worthy recipient of its recent bronze medal at the Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY) in New York. Flavours of Melbourne is a stunning coffee table book that is also filled ...

Produce to platter: the food & wine lover’s guide to the Mornington Peninsula by Jonette George and Daniele Wilton

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The Mornington Peninsula is a region close to Melbourne that has built an enviable reputation as a food and wine lovers’ paradise. Produce to platter: the food & wine lover’s guide to the Mornington Peninsula by mother and daughter publishing team Jonette George and Daniele Wilton is a wonderful tribute to the people of the area. ...

Chefs of the Margaret River Region by Sue-Lyn Aldrian-Moyle and Lisa Hanley, Margaret River Press

The Margaret River region of Western Australia is synonymous with big waves, breathtaking scenery and more wine and culinary choices than one lifetime permits. Chefs of the Margaret River Region, authored by Lisa Hanley and co-authored and photographed by Sue-Lyn Aldrian-Moyle, pays homage to this small pocket of Australia that had earnt itself both a national ...