An intimate, clear-sighted epic of Australian colonialism.
Review: The Nutmeg’s Curse by Amitav Ghosh
A powerful retelling of the last 500 years of history – and where we go next.
Review: Take Care by Eunice Andrada
Poetry that investigates ‘taking’ in all its forms.
Review: Nganajungu Yagu by Charmaine Papertalk Green
A beautiful, profoundly moving tribute to the relationship between mother and daughter.
Review: The Lost Arabs by Omar Sakr
The Lost Arabs is a collection of cosmological, mystical poetry, a search for belonging and god in hell on earth.
Review: Feasting Wild by Gina Rae La Cerva
A moving and compelling investigation into wild food and the practices of hunting and gathering, and by extension, humanity’s whole relationship to nature.
Review: Truganini by Cassandra Pybus
In Truganini, historian Cassandra Pybus attempts to “release” a woman from colonial myth-making. It is a shattering book.