Posted on 1 Dec 2020 under New releases
In the 80th birthday edition of Meanjin, writers address the theme: The Next 80 Years. Pride of Place by Alisa Bunbury is a stunningly packaged hardback exploring the rich visual and textual material in the Grimwade Collection, and providing a unique perspective on Australia's history. Islam and Muslims in Australia by Jan Ali examines the diverse ways Muslims engage with religion locally.
Posted on 3 Nov 2020 under New releases
As the end of the year approaches, MUP is pleased to present four groundbreaking and engrossing new titles, as well as a new edition of Mark McKenna’s award-winning biography of Manning Clark, An Eye for Eternity.
Posted on 25 Sep 2020 under New releases
This month at MUP we are excited to publish two uniquely significant and timely new titles. Australia’s most respected experts chart the way forward from the COVID-19 pandemic in What Happens Next?, while Australian prose poetry receives its long overdue spotlight in The Anthology of Australian Prose Poetry.
Sue Coffey explains why she put together Seeking Justice in Cambodia, a book containing interviews and accounts from fifteen contributors, telling a powerful tale of the struggle to bring human rights to all Cambodians from the early 1990s to the present day.
Posted on 8 Nov 2018 under New releases
"In meandering, one is open to experience, thought, making connections, and relaxing while being made alert to the new, the unexpected, and the sometimes challenging things in the real world." - Juliana Engberg on the importance of meandering and getting lost.
Posted on 1 Nov 2018 under New releases
We have an incredible list of books for you to read this month!
Have a look at what we’re offering this November and then head over to MUP's Facebook page for your chance to win a copy.
A recap of the most brutal and bizarre week in Australian politics since The Dismissal.
Have a look at what we’re offering this October and then head over to MUP's Facebook page for your chance to win a copy.
Announcing the national tour for Speaking Up, by Gillian Triggs.
Have a look at what we’re offering this August and then head over to MUP's Facebook page for your chance to win a copy.
These are some heavyweights: what our best political thinkers say about the crisis of democracy; Shireen Morris' memoir on her fight to achieve constitutional recognition for Indigenous Australians; Bob Carr's funny and delightful political memoir; and Katharine Murphy on the meaning of disruption.
Judgements made of single people, particularly single women, are harsh. Here are some ways single women suffer the judgement of others about their relationship status, by Clare Payne, author of One.
This edition's feature essay, ‘The Turning Point: One man's downfall, #METoo and the rising up’ is written by bestselling author, Clementine Ford.
On Mother is Sarah Ferguson's homage to her mother. #TalkToYourMother
Have a look at what we’re offering this May and then head over to MUP's Facebook page for your chance to win a copy.
Acollection of short fiction, finely curated by Meanjin's Editor Jonathan Green; a treatise and celebration in the single life; and, a celebration of motherhood contemplated by one of Australia's most respected journalists.
"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.