Siblings tells what it is like to grow up with a brother or sister with a disability or illness. The siblings of children with a disability are often the overlooked ones in families struggling to cope.  This book is a must read for any parents or siblings with a child who has a disability.

Siblings tells what it is like to grow up with a someone who has a disability or chronic illness

In August 1914 war broke out across Europe. Within months hundreds of men - 'enemy aliens' - were interned on Torrens Island, in the Port River estuary near Adelaide.  Today, the observations of two internees survive in the diaries of professional boxer Frank Bungardy and the compelling photographs of Paul Dubotzki. These extraordinary sources, brought together in Interned, tell the little-known story of South Australia's 'enemy within'.  #WWI #SouthAustralia #photography #history

In August 1914 war broke out across Europe. Within months hundreds of men - 'enemy aliens' - were interned on Torrens Island, in the Port River estuary near Adelaide. Today, the observations of two internees survive in the diaries of professional boxer Frank Bungardy and the compelling photographs of Paul Dubotzki. These extraordinary sources, brought together in Interned, tell the little-known story of South Australia's 'enemy within'. #WWI #SouthAustralia #photography #history

This is the classic account of Sir Ernest Shackleton's ill-fated Antarctic expedition of 1914-16, told by Frank Worsley, captain of the expedition ship Endurance.   A must read for all those nautical history fans out there!

This is the classic account of Sir Ernest Shackleton's ill-fated Antarctic expedition of told by Frank Worsley, captain of the expedition ship Endurance. A must read for all those nautical history fans out there!

The Yuendumu Doors are among the freshest, most remarkable documents of Aboriginal art. Painted thirty years ago at a remote desert school by artists steeped in ritual knowledge, the Doors survived against the odds. After near-obliteration by desert winds, sun, and children's graffiti, the Doors have been conserved and their powerful designs restored. Behind the Doors tells the story of these remarkable visual chronicles of Warlpiri country and Dreaming.

The Yuendumu Doors are among the freshest, most remarkable documents of Aboriginal art. Painted thirty years ago at a remote desert school by artists steeped in ritual knowledge, the Doors survived against the odds.

The Sentimental Bloke and Doreen are famous characters in Australian popular culture, but their creator deserves to be better known. C.J. Dennis transformed the larrikin from a street thug into a respectable image of Australian identity, and helped shape the Anzac legend.  This book shows C.J. Dennis's complex and sometimes darker personality as well as his humorous and lovable side.   Buy your copy today!

Biography/Autobiography/True Stories :: An Unsentimental Bloke

The lights go out just before dark. There is a blackout in the city and people blame lightning. There are many different ways to tell this story.  This is one of them.  #newyork #NY #poetry #belschenk

Lifting the Roof and Showing us Inside: Geoff Lemon launches ’Every Time You Close Your Eyes’ by Bel Schenk

In the violent and despairing years of Australia's Great Depression, Judith Larsen grows up on a coaling hulk in the Port Adelaide River. The Australian political landscape is changing and unemployment, hunger, protests and police reprisals spawn new radical ideas for managing society.  Drawn from family recollections and based on historical events, this powerful Australian novel tells of brave people caught up in the inspiration and the pity of great but lost causes.  #history #fiction

In the violent and despairing years of Australia's Great Depression, Judith Larsen grows up on a coaling hulk in the Port Adelaide River. The Australian political landscape is changing and unemployment, hunger, protests and police reprisals spawn new radical ideas for managing society. Drawn from family recollections and based on historical events, this powerful Australian novel tells of brave people caught up in the inspiration and the pity of great but lost causes. #history #fiction

Fables Queer and Familiar is a wry, affectionate look at the lives of two lesbian grannies, their friends, family and community. Anyone who knows an ageing activist will recognise the combination of good intentions and aching joints. And anyone who has been young will identify with the children as they try to make sense of a mystifying adult world.  #lgbt #book #fiction

Literature - Fiction :: Fables Queer and Familiar

Three years ago photographer Alex Frayne set about reshaping the way South Australians see their state. Adelaide Noir was born.  #photography #gift #book

Three years ago photographer Alex Frayne set about reshaping the way South Australians see their state. Adelaide Noir was born.

Geoff Goodfellow has performed his poetry to prisoners and primary-school children, in tiny pubs and at international literary festivals. Opening the Windows to Catch the Sea Breeze showcases Geoff's personal favourites, poems that audiences have requested time and again.

Poems about real life from a poet interested in life's raw and tender moments.

Not all interventions in Aboriginal Australia are inspired by external agents, politics or ideology. Some arise from simple, pragmatic responses to community needs where people and their aspirations are central.  Historian Alan Mayne unravels a story of people, place and relationships. At once both personal and intensely political, this is a journey of ideas into action; intervention through innovation.

Aboriginal and Indigenous :: Alternative Interventions

Anangu tell the story of the Ngintaka through rock art, body paint and ceremony and share the story with a wider audience through acrylic paintings, ceramics, wood carvings, tjanpi grass weaving and film - media of the powerful APY contemporary art movement practised in community art centres across the region.  Buy your copy today!

Ngintaka by Diana James, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Hot off the Press ... Sally van Gent wonders how to utilise the beautiful land of Clay Gully. Goats? A vineyard? Remembering the sweet fruit she ate as a child she decides to establish a heritage apple orchard. She sets to work - and soon enough, rains falter, bugs, birds and feral animals attack the trees, and a snake takes refuge in the leg of her jeans. As the drought takes its toll and animals in the surrounding bush begin to suffer, Sally fights to keep her orchard alive.

Sally van Gent wonders how to utilise the beautiful land of Clay Gully. A vineyard? Remembering the sweet fruit she ate as a child she decides to establish a heritage apple orchard.

Hot off the Press ... This is the story of one of Australia's greatest human rights champions, Don Dunstan. Author, Dino Hodge, wonderfully chronicles the infamous former SA Premier and civil rights advocate's life and, in particular, his battle for the rights of homosexual Australians (Don was, himself, bisexual). This fabulous bio is must read for 2014!  Be sure to grab your copy at good booksellers or online at wakefieldpress.com.au

Don Dunstan: Intimacy and Liberty: A political biography (Paperback)

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