Books in category Literary Collections – Australian & Oceanian

  • Auckland

    Auckland
    Witi Ihimaera

    The variety in this absorbing collection of short stories, poetry and extracts from novels and memoirs shows that while Auckland may not always have been desirable, it has certainly fascinated generations of very different writers, who have …

  • Angus Robertson and the British Trade in Australian Books 1930 1970

    Angus & Robertson and the British Trade in Australian Books, 1930–1970
    Jason D. Ensor

    This book is the answer to the current void in the literary market for a substantial history of Australia's largest publisher and its role in the development of Australia's export book trade.

  • Promise

    Promise
    Tony Cavanaugh

    One of the freshest and most well-written novels I've come across this year' – Graeme Blundell, crime reviewer, The Australian 'The best thing about this book is that it looks like there will be a second one' – Australian Bookseller & …

  • The Best Australian Bush Stories

    The Best Australian Bush Stories
    Jim Haynes

    Here are the big names of Australian bush writing and the lesser known writers who have been forgotten, but whose reputations are long overdue for revival.

  • Serendipity

    Serendipity
    Bernie Dowling

    ON behalf of the Writers Anthology Group, based in the Pine Rivers district of Australia, I present our 2013 anthology, Serendipity.

  • Griffith REVIEW 33

    Griffith REVIEW 33
    Julianne Schultz

    There seems no end to our hunger for the stories of real people.

  • Great Australian Horse Stories

    Great Australian Horse Stories
    Anne Crawford

    From the traditions of old-timers to new methods that challenge the way we think about horses, these stories capture the essence of that special bond between humans and horses.

  • The Best Australian Essays 2012

    The Best Australian Essays 2012
    Ramona Koval

    There's Andrew Ford on John Cage, Maria Tumarkin on food, Clive James on Pauline Kael, and Nick Bryant on Gina Rinehart. These are essays full of insight and wit, on the subjects that moved us in 2012.

  • Speaking Volumes

    Speaking Volumes
    Ramona Koval

    In this new collection, Speaking Volumes: conversations with remarkable writers, she shares the most fascinating interviews from her 2005 book Tasting Life Twice, along with brand-new ones with some of the most important writers of our …

  • 7 Shouts My Shout Book 1 Book 1

    7 Shouts: My Shout Book 1, Book 1
    Bernie Dowling

    President Obama is in the book along with sports Australians really .love, the Melbourne Cup horse race, of course, but also fish throwing and cockroach races. 7 Shouts is a comic cosmic journey to the humorous heart of the Australian soul.

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