Essays

Against Disappearance

Against Disappearance

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Essays on Memory In this collection of new essays from the Liminal & Pantera Press Nonfiction Prize longlist, First Nations writers and writers of colour bend and shift boundaries, query...
Sister, Outsider

Sister, Outsider

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The essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre LordeThe woman's place of power within each of us is neither white nor surface; it is dark, it is...
Trick Mirror

Trick Mirror

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Reflections on Self-DelusionA Times book of the yearA Guardian book of the yearWhat happens to our behaviour when we live most of our lives online? What does it mean to...
Hood Feminism

Hood Feminism

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Notes From the Women That White Feminists Forgot I'm a feminist. Mostly.I'm an asshole. Mostly. All too often the focus of mainstream feminism is not on basic survival for the...
Minor Feelings

Minor Feelings

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A Reckoning on Race and the Asian ConditionChosen as a Guardian BOOK OF 2020, picked by AnOther as a Book You Should Read This Year, BBC Best Books of 2020...
White Tears/Brown Scars

White Tears/Brown Scars

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How White Feminism Betrays Women of ColourA confronting reality check for the privileged position of the white woman.When white people cry foul it is often people of colour who suffer....
Another Day in the Colony

Another Day in the Colony

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A ground-breaking work — and a call to arms — that exposes the ongoing colonial violence experienced by First Nations people.In this collection of deeply insightful and powerful essays, Chelsea...
Dark Emu

Dark Emu

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WINNER: 2016 Indigenous Writer's Prize in the NSW Premier's Literary AwardsWINNER: 2016 Book of the Year in the NSW Premier's Literary AwardsSHORTLISTED: 2014 History Book Award in the Queensland Literary...
Our Women on the Ground

Our Women on the Ground

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Nineteen Arab women journalists speak out about what it's like to report on their changing homelands in this first-of-its-kind essay collection.A growing number of intrepid Arab and Middle Eastern sahafiyat...
The Sex Lives of African Women

The Sex Lives of African Women

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The Sex Lives of African Women uniquely amplifies individual women from across the African continent and its global diaspora, as they speak of their diverse experiences of sex, sexualities and...
All About Love

All About Love

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A New York Times bestseller and enduring classic, All About Love is the acclaimed first volume in feminist icon bell hooks' "Love Song to the Nation" trilogy. All About Love...
A History of my Brief Body

A History of my Brief Body

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Dazzling collection of personal essays from internationally acclaimed First Nations Canadian writer Billy-Ray Belcourt, who mines his own personal history to reconcile the world he was born into with the...
Echoes

Echoes

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Echoesis a lyrical collection of personal essays which references art and literature, pop culture and nostalgia. It gathers small joys, from a figure-hugging 'disco dress' to learning to sing Koo...
Black Skin, White Masks

Black Skin, White Masks

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Few modern voices have had as profound an impact as Frantz Fanon.A major influence on civil rights, anti-colonial and Black consciousness movements around the world, Black Skin, White Masks is...
A Little Devil in America

A Little Devil in America

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In Praise of Black PerformanceA celebration of Black culture beyond the white gaze, from the "MacArthur genius" who has been dubbed 'the most important cultural critic in America right now'...
Root and Branch

Root and Branch

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Winner of the 2023 Victorian Premier’s Prize for Non-fictionEssays on InheritanceI have come to see that I am an argumentative person who is frequently convinced that my angle, my take,...
Ain't I A Woman?

Ain't I A Woman?

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'I am a woman's rights. I have plowed and reaped and husked and chopped and mowed, and can any man do more than that? I am as strong as any...
Whites

Whites

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On Race and Other FalsehoodsIn this powerful and timely personal essay, best-selling author Otegha Uwagba reflects on racism, whiteness, and the mental labour required of Black people to navigate the...
Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race

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In 2014, award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote about her frustration with the way that discussions of race and racism in Britain were being led by those who weren't affected by...
World of Wonders

World of Wonders

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In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks and Other AstonishmentsA sparkling collection of essays about the natural world, illustrated throughout — a magnificent bestiary, and an unforgettable book of sustenance, resilience...
What White People Can Do Next

What White People Can Do Next

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An incisive and deeply practical essay from the acclaimed author of Don't Touch My HairStop the denialStop the false equivalenciesInterrogate whitenessInterrogate capitalismDenounce the white SaviourAbandon guiltWe need to talk about...
Small Bodies of Water

Small Bodies of Water

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A lyrical, poetic essay collection that blends memoir with powerful writing on the natural world, taking us from London to New Zealand, Shanghai to Malaysia — from the winner of...
The Right to Sex

The Right to Sex

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Feminism in the Twenty-First CenturyA landmark book that provides us with a new way of thinking about sex, from one of the most exciting and important young intellectuals at work...
Intimations

Intimations

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An urgently timely, deeply personal and powerfully moving series of essays on the experience of lockdown from one of the most clear-sighted and essential writers of our timeThere will be...
Unfree Speech

Unfree Speech

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With Jason Y. Ng, introduction by Ai WeiweiThe must read book for anyone who cares about Hong Kong and democracy. At what point do you stand up to power?When he...
Growing up Aboriginal in Australia

Growing up Aboriginal in Australia

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Childhood stories of family, country and belongingWhat is it like to grow up Aboriginal in Australia? This anthology, compiled by award-winning author Anita Heiss, showcases many diverse voices, experiences and...
Complaint!

Complaint!

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In Complaint! Sara Ahmed examines what we can learn about power from those who complain about abuses of power. Drawing on oral and written testimonies from academics and students who...
The Future is Disabled

The Future is Disabled

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Prophecies, Love Notes and Mourning SongsIn The Future Is Disabled, Leah Laksmi Piepzna-Samarasinha asks some provocative questions: What if the majority of people will be disabled in the near future...
Notes on Grief

Notes on Grief

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A personal and powerful essay on loss from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun.'Grief is a cruel kind of education. You learn...
The Nerves and their Endings

The Nerves and their Endings

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Essays on crisis and responseThe body as a measuring tool for planetary harm. A nervous system under increasing stress.In this urgent collection that moves from the personal to the political...
Nine Moons

Nine Moons

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Translated by Jessica PowellWith unguarded humor and breathtaking directness, Nine Moons questions the dogmas, upends the stereotypes, and embraces all the terror, beauty, and paradoxes of the propagation of the...
Timecode of a Face

Timecode of a Face

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A revelatory treatise from the Women’s Prize-winning, Booker-shortlisted author of A Tale for the Time Being about how her face has shaped and been shaped by her life.What did your...
Liminal Vol. II

Liminal Vol. II

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ART, WRITING & CONVERSATIONS200 PAGES OF ASIAN AUSTRALIAN EXCELLENCEart & writing — adalya nash hussein, adolfo aranjuez, anne moffat, bella li, bryant apolonio, cher tan, claire cao, danny silva soberano,...
Hyphen by Pardis Mahdavi

Hyphen by Pardis Mahdavi

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A history of a humble grammatical marker, the hyphen, that explores how it evolved orthographically and typographically as well as the powerful role it has come to place in identity...
Bad Feminist

Bad Feminist

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'Pink is my favourite colour. I used to say my favourite colour was black to be cool, but it is pink — all shades of pink. If I have an...
Notes of a Native Son

Notes of a Native Son

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A breakthrough work of social and cultural criticism from one of the foremost intellectuals of his eraWritten during the 1940s and early 1950s, when Baldwin was only in his twenties,...
Admissions

Admissions

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Voices within mental healthAn unprecedented look at the lived experience of mental health in creative work, as told by writers, comedians and public figuresWe are full of worlds that can't...
Out of the Sun

Out of the Sun

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Essays at the Crossroads of RaceTwo-time Booker Shortlistee and internationally bestselling author Esi Edugyan delivers a searing analysis of the relationship between race and art.History is a construction. What happens...
How To Be an Antiracist

How To Be an Antiracist

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The global million-copy bestseller that transformed the world's understanding of racism and helped mobilise a global movement.In this rousing and deeply empathetic book, Ibram X. Kendi, one of the world's...
The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives

The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives

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In January 2017, Donald Trump signed an executive order stopping entry to the United States from seven predominantly Muslim countries and dramatically cutting the number of refugees allowed to resettle...
The Most Dammed Country in the World

The Most Dammed Country in the World

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In 20 short books, Penguin Classics brings you the new canon of great environmental worksOver the past 75 years, a new canon has emerged. As humans have driven the living...
Pop Song

Pop Song

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Adventures in Art and IntimacyAn inventive, exquisite memoir-in-essays by a blazing new talent.'...I don't know what comes after, once I decide to let desire have its way with me. How...
New Voices on Food

New Voices on Food

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An anthology of works celebrating the diversity of voices to be found within the Australian food landscapeDifference. It’s what makes us stop, think, step outside of ourselves and question. What...
maar bidi: next generation black writing

maar bidi: next generation black writing

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In this beautifully crafted, evocative and poignant anthology of prose and fiction, a diverse group of young black writers are encouraged to find strength in their voices and what is...
The Breaks

The Breaks

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'Learning to mother at the end of the world is an infinite toggle between wanting to make you feel safe and needing you to know that the earth and its...
The Stories Women Journalists Tell

The Stories Women Journalists Tell

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The number of women in media professions may have increased in recent years, but there is still a gender imbalance and lack of diversity in newsrooms, film sets, and so...
The End of History and the Last Man

The End of History and the Last Man

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A LANDMARK WORK OF POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. A GLOBAL BESTSELLER. STILL AS RELEVANT TODAY.Ever since its first publication in 1992, The End of History and the Last Man has provoked controversy...
Freedom is a Constant Struggle

Freedom is a Constant Struggle

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From the author of Women, Race, and Class, this is a timely provocation that examines the concept of attaining freedom in light of our current world conflicts In these newly...
Misfits

Misfits

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From the brilliant mind of the creator and star of I May Destroy You and Chewing Gum comes a passionate declaration against fitting in.Michaela Coel's MacTaggart Lecture touched a lot...
The One Thing We've Never Spoken About

The One Thing We've Never Spoken About

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Exposing Our Untold Mental Health CrisisAn investigation into the failings of Australia's mental healthcare system, grounded in a personal story of a mother daughter relationshipJournalist Elfy Scott grew up in...