King of the Cross is crime fiction unlike any other. Mark Dapin's award-winning novel depicts the world of Jacob Mendoza: ruler of Kings Cross and, for more than forty years, Australia's most powerful and infamous crime figure.
Thirteen-year-old David is confused and staying in Bondi with his grandparents. His mum seems to have abandoned him to run off with her lover, and his grandfather, Jimmy, spends his days at the local RSL grumbling with his best mates, all of them Jewish survivors of the Thai–Burma Railway.
John 'Nashville' Grant is an American military policeman in the R&R town of Vung Tau, tucked safely behind the front lines of the Vietnam War. Nashville knows how everything works: the army, the enemy, bars, secrets, men and women.
From the Trenches is a collection of gripping, awe-inspiring and sometimes terrifying accounts of life at the front, recorded by those who lived through the fighting.
The untold story of the ordinary Australians conscripted to fight in our most controversial war, by one of our most celebrated journalists.
From the Trenches is the definitive collection of World War One writing from Australia and New Zealand, a literary journey from the optimistic farewell parades of 1914 to the grim battlefields of Gallipoli, the Middle East and the Western Front.
From the cliffs of Gallipoli, through the jungles of Vietnam, to the deserts of Afghanistan and Iraq, Australia's short history is a story of war.