New Books from Small Presses
In Your Face: The Hidden History of Plastic Surgery and Why Looks Matter
This lively exploration of the history and science of plastic surgery looks at 500 years of the face - what we do to it, what it means for us, and what the future holds.
The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?
Explores how tribal peoples approach essential human problems, from childrearing to old age to conflict resolution to health. In this book, the author reveals how tribal societies offer a window into how our ancestors lived for...
The Sleepers Almanac No 6
The annual Sleepers Almanac continues to be the must have for indie Gen Y - the over educated bunch who need a short, sharp fix of top quality fiction.
Marvellous Melbourne and Me: Living in Melbourne in the 20th Century
A rare glimpse into Melbourne of the 20th Century featuring a collection of newspaper clippings, photographs, invitations, artefacts and memorabilia.
My Sister Chaos
An obsessive-compulsive cartographer trapped in the mapping of her own house. A painter turned code-breaker trying to find the lover she lost in the war. Two sisters on a collision course.
Taking up where Making Modern Melbourne left off, Melbourne Remade charts the social and cultural consequences of globalization, the rise and rise of postmodern monoliths, and the recent resurgence of the CBD as a place to live,...
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