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Quality fiction, Biographies, Gardening,
Business, Art, Fashion, Interior Design,
a dedicated kids section, and the largest
range of cookbooks in Perth.
Fabulous in store event programme
including Maggie Beer in March
and Stephanie Alexander in April.
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by Robert Hunter, Fremantle Press, $29.95
Still colourful, still full of political spats and still
funny – the re-release of this 1979 bestseller
marks 40 years of the Greenpeace movement.
WOMEN OF NOTE
by Rosalind Appleby, Fremantle Press, $35
The local music journo documents the
influences on our culture of Australia’s
female composers. Cathie Travers and
Cat Hope are Perth inclusions.
NOT DROWING, READING
by Andrew Relph, Fremantle Press, $24.95
A beautifully written batch of essays with the
life-changing essence of literature at their core
(see extract overleaf).
Scoop’s roundup of
offerings from WA
publishers this season
by Stephen Scourfield, UWAP, $32.95
Three novellas, all steeped in Australian
landscape, variously ruminate on the subjects
of instrument-making, ethics, bird-watching
and improbable romance.
ON DANGEROUS GROUND
by Bruce Scates, UWAP, $29.95
A new historical novel blends both real
and imagined drama to bring to life the
by Sean E Avery, Fremantle Press, $24.95
You’ve got to love a flocked cover, and the
story of the monkey who never wants to see
another banana is just as enchanting.
GRACE BESIDE ME
by Sue McPherson, Magabala Books, $19.95
A young-adult novel about life in a small town,
written from an Indigenous teen’s perspective.
Warm and charming, with liberal doses of
rivalry, romance and ghostly encounters.
HOUSE OF FICTION:
LEONARD, SUSAN &
by Susan Swingler, Fremantle Press, $24.95
This hotly anticipated memoir (out in May)
sheds never-before-seen light on the private
world of Elizabeth Jolley.
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