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.
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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