Brooke McAlary – Care: The radical art of taking time

There is little doubt that the world is in desperate need of care; however, despite the overwhelming global problems that face us, we can find ourselves caring too much, while at the same time caring too little. By spending so much time and energy caring about the big problems of the world, we’ve lost sight of what smaller, personal acts …

Tim Duggan – Killer Thinking

TIM DUGGAN - Killer Thinking: HOW TO TURN GOOD IDEAS

Tim Duggan, the co-founder of Junkee Media, believes we need better ideas right now. Everywhere there are growing problems that require fresh, creative thinking to help us solve. The good news is that anyone can learn to master the art of creativity to turn good ideas into brilliant ones. In his new book Tim will show you how to identify …

Sally Warriner – Not Just The Wife of the General Manager

book, author, farmer, jillaroo, cattle farm

Not Just the Wife of the General Manager is a rollicking memoir of one woman’s life on outback cattle stations, and an homage to the many unsung women like her. It is a celebration of life in this tough environment writ large. With wit and sass, Sally tells this very Australian story of how she was so much more than …

Elaine Fox – Switchcraft

book, author, skills, career, advice, professor, expert

Drawing on 25 years of scientific research, Elaine Fox shares with us her step-by-step guide to what she calls ‘switchcraft’: the set of skills we need to navigate a complex and uncertain world. There is no one-size-fits-all solution to dealing with life. Elaine Fox, one of the world’s leading psychologists and performance coaches, has witnessed this time and again. In …

Wendy McCarthy – Don’t Be Too Polite Girls

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Educator, activist, agent of change – the life and career of one of Australia’s most influential women. This inspiring and enlightening memoir is filled with cautionary tales and insider stories about being female in Australia. Wendy McCarthy is an experienced manager and company director who began her career as a secondary school teacher. She moved out of the classroom into …

Maggie Dent – Parental As Anything

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Maggie Dent, one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors and educators gives you practical tips and answers to your real-world parenting dilemmas. Author of eight major books, including her bestselling 2018 book Mothering Our Boys and her 2020 release From Boys to Men, Maggie talks to Luke about the challenges of parenting when you didn’t get great role modelling from your own parents, …

Dime Sheppard – Crime Writer

Dime Sheppard, Crime Writer, author, indie, first-time, fantasy, black and white

Dime Sheppard is a writer and former barista, film student, waitress, Spanish teacher, vineyard labourer, bilingual interpreter and marketing manager. And some former other stuff. She has a degree in English literature, and also spent seven years working for an NGO, mostly in South America.  This means she has diverse skills: she can string a sentence together, and she can also …

Kylie Moore-Gilbert – The Uncaged Sky

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For the first time, in her memoir The Uncaged Sky, Kylie Moore-Gilbert reveals the full story behind the 804 days she spent imprisoned in Iran. On September 12, 2018 British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert was arrested at Tehran Airport by Iran’s feared Islamic Revolutionary Guards. Convicted of espionage in a shadowy trial presided over by Iran’s most notorious judge, Dr Moore-Gilbert …

Lucy Bell – (book) You Can Live on the Bright Side

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You Can Live on the Bright Side is designed to teach kids activities and strategies to make them feel lighter, optimistic about the future, and more confident by empowering and inspiring them to live a happy and healthy life. With activities such as meditation, yoga, cooking, plastic free picnics as well as exercises to help kids find their interests and …

Skin Deep by Phillipa McGuinness

This is a book about skin. The strange wonderfulness of our bodily covering. What happens to it when something goes wrong. How the world responds to imperfection and difference. It’s about how skin makes us who we are. Skin Deep explores beauty, ageing, imperfection, health and illness, all of which are closely related to skin, and interrogates whiteness, both historically, structurally …