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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
"You will know Melbourne University Publishing as the publisher of books with spine. That reputation remains our hallmark—our publishing program is filled with truth-telling authors, provocative ideas and irresistible stories," writes MUP CEO, Louise Adler.
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