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A Body of Water

Beverley Farmer

This is a new edition of Beverley Farmer’s out-of-print classic A Body of Water, which in its mixing of genres – essay, memoir, fiction, folk tale – opened up new frontiers for Australian literature.

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The F Team

Rawah Arja

A provocative and humorous coming-of-age novel which follows a group of high-school boys from immigrant backgrounds, as they try to save their notorious school from being closed down, by confronting their differences on and off the football field.

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Special offers for Christmas

We are pleased to offer a special Christmas discount for three of our illustrated books and Π.O.’s epic, prize-winning book of poetry Heide, as well as three book bundles that are perfect for Christmas gifts.

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Alexis Wright

Alexis Wright is a member of the Waanyi nation of the southern highlands of the Gulf of Carpentaria. The author of the prize-winning novels Carpentaria and The Swan Book, Wright has published three works of non-fiction: Take Power, an oral history of the Central Land Council; Grog War, a study of alcohol abuse in the Northern Territory; and Tracker, the Stella Prize-winning collective memoir of Aboriginal leader, Tracker Tilmouth.

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Gerald Murnane

Gerald Murnane is a recipient of an Emeritus Fellowship from the Australia Council, the Patrick White Literary Award, the Melbourne Prize for Literature, the Adelaide Festival Literature Award for Innovation and the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award. His last work of fiction, Border Districts, received the the 2018 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Fiction, was shortlisted for the 2018 Miles Franklin Literary Award.

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