He looked into the Pacific and the Pacific looked back into him. The Life tells the story of former-world-champion Australian surfer, Dennis Keith, from inside the very heart of the fame and madness that is 'The Life'.
Fierce Focus: Greg Chappell
Greg Chappell was the outstanding Australian batsman of his generation. Though he had an appetite for big scores, it was his calm brow and courtly manner that bowlers found just as disheartening. When he followed his brother Ian...
The Captains: The Story Behind Australia’s Second Most Important Job
Covering the highs and lows of Australia's national game, The Captains chronicles the personalities that have shaped and influenced the Australian team for over a century.
Compulsive reading from an unflinching observer of fallibility, hypocrisy and thwarted ambition.
Malcolm Knox contemplates love, Proust, soulmates in fiction, palindromic numbers and bloodlines, among other fixations, and wonders if the obsessive quest marks a retreat from life a
Secrets of the Jury Room
Lawyers and judges speak platitudes about the wisdom and commonsense and community values juries bring to bear, but it's clear from Malcolm Knox's recent experience of a long jury trial that this is a legal fiction. He shows the...
Scattered: The Inside Story of Ice in Australia
Going beyond the statistics and headlines, this book explores the human cost of crystal methamphetamine, 'Ice', and the escalating crisis in Australia.
A Private Man
John Brand's death notice said Peacefully. But someone has lied. The circumstances of his death are suspicious. One of his sons is batting in a test match, and the Brands' lives and John Brand's funeral are put on hold for the...
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