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 6 Nov 2018 under Interviews
'No such thing', says Tony Wheeler when asked about his perfect travel companion.
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.
Posted on 1 Nov 2018 under New releases
We have an incredible list of books for you to read this month!
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.
Posted on 18 Sep 2018 under News
MUP is delighted to be publishing EN GARDE by Sarah Hanson-Young. In the era of wolf-whistle politics, women are sick of being degraded. Hanson-Young does not retreat.
Posted on 6 Sep 2018 under Events
Join MUP authors Joëlle Gergis, Louise Milligan, Lisa Harvey-Smith, Nikki Gemmell, Gareth Evans, and more at the Brisbane Writers Festival this weekend.
Announcing the national tour for Speaking Up, by Gillian Triggs.
Posted on 4 Sep 2018
We reassure Australian audiences that Germaine Greer's Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane events will proceed as planned.
Posted on 29 Aug 2018
The news of Mirka Mora's passing saddened us all at MUP. 'A talented and versatile artist, Mirka Mora possessed rare insight and sensitivity – and charmed all who encountered her. Mirka was a shining light and we will miss her greatly.' says Lesley Harding.
Enter the world of William Guilfoyle: the intrepid ‘plant hunter’ responsible for the transformation of Melbourne’s Botanic Gardens into one of the world’s most spectacular botanical landscapes.
Posted on 24 Aug 2018
In case you've not been keeping up with #auspol: Australia has a new prime minister. We have a rich pool of political experts within our MUP authorship; it was apt to put those two together and give you the heads up on how to catch up with our current political situation.
Posted on 23 Aug 2018
"Thinking about it all gives me perspective on the scale of the universe and my relative unimportance," Lisa Harvey-Smith on the intersection of astrophysics and philosophy.
Posted on 21 Aug 2018 under Giveaways and competitions
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.
Posted on 15 Aug 2018 under News
MUP is delighted to be publishing Accidental Feminists by award-winning writer and journalist, Jane Caro. In her new book Caro draws our attention to the unnoticed revolution led by women over 50.
Posted on 14 Aug 2018 under Interviews
"Jim taught me one of the toughest and best lessons...to put my notebook down, and to listen, and look at the country and culture. He said to stop being a researcher. That was when I really began to learn." - Rebe Taylor on what we can learn from Aboriginal Tasmania.
Part-time insomniac Fleur Anderson ponders the big questions: Why can't I sleep? Do politicians and other high-fliers ever admit they too are exhausted? Do they get enough sleep to make sensible decisions? Where is society heading, and why did I have that glass of cab sav?
This past weekend, six authors from the MUP stable headed to the stunning northern rivers of Byron Writers Festival for a weekend of curiosity, connection and robust intellectual tussles.