Boy On Fire

The first volume of the long-awaited, near-mythical biography of Nick Cave, by award-winning writer, Mark Mordue. A beautiful, profound, profane and poetic biography of the early formative years of the dark prince of Australian rock ‘n’ roll, Boy on Fire is Nick Cave’s creation story. This is the story of the artist first as aContinue reading “Boy On Fire”


From prison to premiership glory; this is Marlion Pickett’s extraordinary story. It’s the third quarter in the biggest game of the season. A young man lines up for goal. The 100,000 strong crowd leaps to its feet and roars as Marlion Pickett sends the ball soaring through the goalposts for his first ever major, celebratedContinue reading “Belief”

The Freedom Circus

A remarkable true story of one family’s daring escape from Poland during the Second World War. ‘A story of extraordinary bravery, resilience and love that needed to be told.’Heather Morris, author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz Written by award-winning author and journalist Sue Smethurst, whose husband is Mindla and Michael’s grandson, The Freedom Circus isContinue reading “The Freedom Circus”


A powerful and moving account of adopting the boy who inspired the motion picture LION. Saroo Brierley’s journey home to a small village in India with the help of Google Earth became an internationally bestselling book and inspired the major motion picture LION. But the story of how his adoptive mother, Sue, came into hisContinue reading “Lioness”

A Repurposed Life

How OzHarvest charity queen and internationally renowned leader Ronni Kahn found her true calling in this passionately uplifting memoir. Life throws us mysterious ingredients. If we are brave enough to put the recipe aside and experiment, it’s right there that things get interesting. As the owner of a successful events company, throwing away huge volumesContinue reading “A Repurposed Life”


Jacinta Parsons was in her twenties when she first began to feel unwell – the kind of unwell that didn’t go away. Doctors couldn’t explain why, and Jacinta wondered if it might be in her head. But she could barely function, was frequently unable to eat or get out of bed for days, and graduallyContinue reading “Unseen”


Honest, insightful, funny – a brilliant memoir about writing and teaching and life from one of Australia’s most loved children’s authors. Sometimes, rather than making you laugh or cry out in surprise, a story will instead leave you wondering about human fragility … In the telling of his own tale, children’s author and screenwriter PaulContinue reading “Untwisted”