Sydney Writers' Festival 2011
Songs of Blood and Sword
Tells the story of a family of rich feudal landlords - the proud descendents of a warrior caste - who became powerbrokers in Karachi, Pakistan.
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet
The number one bestselling novel by 'just about the most audacious, thrilling and, above all, entertaining young British novelist there is' - Observer.
There Goes the Neighbourhood: Australia and the Rise of Asia
For the first time in history, Australia will be uncomfortably close to the designs and demarches of competing great powers. Wesley points to the key economic and political issues that we need to be considering right now, as a...
Beautiful Thing: Portrait of a Bombay Bar Dancer
When Sonia Faleiro set out to report on Bombay's bar dancers, she thought she knew what she would find: downtrodden, voiceless women, the helpless victims of predictable poverty. Instead she meets Leela: 19, charismatic and...
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood
Winner of the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2012, the world's leading prize for popular science writing.
The Finkler Question
WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE
Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality
An unflinching and intimate look at porn, and how it distorts our identities. As Dines shows, today's pornography is strikingly different from yesterday's Playboy. As porn culture has become absorbed into pop culture, a new wave...
Lincoln Lawyer Film Tie In
Mickey Haller has spent all his professional life afraid that he wouldn't recognize innocence if it stood right in front of him. But what he should have been on the watch for was evil.
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