A MIFF 2019 reading list

Animals

Animals

Emma Jane Unsworth

Some friendships are wild at heart . . . Now a major new film starring Holliday Grainger.

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 Read reviewMy Life as an Alphabet

My Life as an Alphabet

Barry Jonsberg

Introducing Candice Phee: twelve years old, hilariously honest and a little ... odd. But she has a big heart, the very best of intentions and an unwavering determination to ensure everyone is happy. So she sets about trying to...

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Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure

William Shakespeare, Nicholas Arnold, Julia Briggs

In the Duke Vincentio's absence from Vienna, his strict deputy Angelo revives an ancient law forbidding sex outside marriage. The young Claudio, whose fiancee Juliet is pregnant, is condemned to death by the law. His sister...

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A Season On Earth

A Season On Earth

Gerald Murnane

A masterwork from Australia's greatest cult literary figure, published for the first time as the author originally intended

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Thomas Piketty, Arthur Goldhammer

The main driver of inequality--returns on capital that exceed the rate of economic growth--is again threatening to generate extreme discontent and undermine democratic values. Thomas Piketty's findings in this ambitious, original,...

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Kicking Goals With Goodesy And Magic

Kicking Goals With Goodesy And Magic

Adam Goodes, Anita Heiss, Michael O'Loughlin

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 Read reviewNorse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki

Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki

Kevin Crossley-Holland, Jeffrey Alan Love

An extraordinary and enthralling illustrated anthology of Norse Myths from a Carnegie-Medal winning author.

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Grimm Tales: For Young and Old

Grimm Tales: For Young and Old

Philip Pullman

From the quests and romance of classics such as Rapunzel , Snow White and Cinderella to the danger and wit of such lesser-known tales as The Three Snake Leaves , Hans-my-Hedgehog and Godfather Death , the author brings...

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 Special priceAi Weiwei: Yours Truly

Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly

Ai Weiwei, Cheryl Haines

Art legend Ai Weiwei invites readers to engage with an artwork and a cause in this powerful book.

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Girl in a Band

Girl in a Band

Kim Gordon

In Girl in a Band Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth and role model for a generation of women, tells her story. Filled with the sights and sounds of a changing world and a remarkable life, Girl in a Band is a moving,...

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Green Shadows and other poems

Green Shadows and other poems

Gerald Murnane

Gerald Murnane turns to poetry at the end of his literary career, writing frank, disarming poems that traverse the rich span of his life.

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Something for the Pain: A Memoir of the Turf

Something for the Pain: A Memoir of the Turf

Gerald Murnane

Hilarious, affecting, and irreverent, this is a memoir of obsession and extraordinary imagination from a unique voice in literature.

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 Read reviewBorder Districts

Border Districts

Gerald Murnane

A new work by a master of contemporary Australian fiction, highly regarded overseas, but little-known here. Giramondo's publication of Border Districts, and the retrospective volume Collected Short Fiction (early next year) is a...

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Gerald Murnane: Collected Short Fiction

Gerald Murnane: Collected Short Fiction

Gerald Murnane

Definitive collection of the short fiction of an Australian master-storyteller who is in a league of his own.

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The Women in Black: Text Classics

The Women in Black: Text Classics

Madeleine St.John, Bruce Beresford

Written by a superb novelist of contemporary manners, this is a fairytale which illuminates the extraordinariness of ordinary lives.

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The Plains

The Plains

Gerald Murnane, Wayne Macauley

A young man arrives on the plains to document the strange, rich culture of the landowning families. This quest becomes his life. Teju Cole calls Murnane 'a genius on the level of Beckett.'

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A Seat at the Table

A Seat at the Table

Amy Raphael

'Stretches your brain and swells your heart with every page' Caitlin Moran on Never Mind the Bollocks

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The Best Film I Never Made: And Other Stories about a Life in the Arts

The Best Film I Never Made: And Other Stories about a Life in the Arts

Bruce Beresford

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