"I needed the medicine of quiet because noise was making me sick; I was losing myself in the midst of it all. By researching quietism I wrote myself into it, and was rescued." – Nikki Gemmell on why we all need the medicine of quiet in her latest book.
Have a look at what we’re offering this April and then head over to MUP's Facebook page for your chance to win a copy.
A particularly timely book, A Matter of Trust discusses the effects of how an ethical mishap can cause widespread institutional and systemic shortcomings across the financial sector. On Tuesday we launched A Matter of Trust: The Practice of Ethics in Finance at the University of Melbourne.
Germaine Greer calls for ‘a better way’ in new book On Rape, to be published by Melbourne University Publishing
'Setting the table is one of those jobs I recall from my childhood that used to make me wince. I got it out of the way as quickly as I could and had a list in my head: placemats, plates, napkin, knife, fork, pudding spoon, glass, jug, salt and pepper.' – Chloe Shorten on her tradition of the family table.
Pre-order The Secret Ingredient and receive a signed book and an exclusive video.
This year’s theme for International Women's Day, #PressforProgress, continues to rally for gender equality, and to celebrate women’s achievements everywhere. We're doing that too, by drawing attention to some amazing women we publish at MUP and how their stories have inspired us.
Have a look at one of our offering for February and then head over to MUP's Facebook page for your chance to win a copy.
Christina Stead’s letters, with their awkward Australian bones, their cosmopolitan sensibility and their ‘‘intelligent ferocity’’, cannot help but draw us in. Talking into the Typewriter is the second volume in the collection of her letters.
The books you can't wait to read in 2018.
On Wednesday 4 October 2017, the Hon Bob Hawke AC GCL launched the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC's 'Incorrigible Optimist: A Political Memoir'
Gareth Evans will be touring INCORRIGIBLE OPTIMIST around Australia in October
Posted on 31 Aug 2017 under New releases
Q&A with author Glenn Morrison
The Labor Senator has One Halal of a Story to tell
My Vice-Regal Life brings us Lady Cowen's diaries from her time as wife of Governor-General Sir Zelman Cowen.
Pre-order One Halal of a Story from Booktopia and receive a signed book and an exclusive video.
Climate Wars is a forceful case for using less and cleaner energy as part of global action to save the planet.
Posted on 15 May 2017 under New releases
This book is not a biography but an examination of a man through the lens of the child abuse scandal in his Church.
One of the extraordinary things about Into the Heart of Tasmania, is that most of the book’s original archival sources are available online for readers to freely explore.
In this inaugural year of the AFL Women’s competition MUP is very excited to be publishing Moana Hope’s autobiography.