As Australia's first female governor-general, Quentin Bryce hand wrote about fifty letters each week. They were to people she had met and connected with as her role took her from palaces to outback schools, war zones to memorials, ... read more
The Australian actress who became one of London's most famous suffragists. In 1909 a young Australian actress made headlines around the world when she took to the sky over the British Houses of Parliament in an air balloon emblazoned... read more
In the winter of 1966, at sixty-nine years of age, Lady Joan Lindsay sat down and wrote a short novel about a group of upper-class schoolgirls from a prestigious ladies' college who disa... read more
I need to get better at humans. I don't want to live in a love vacuum with someone who loathes me again. I don't want to cohabit at all. I don't want to reproduce; my eggs are probably powdered, anyhow. I don'... read more
"John Safran takes on the hottest topics in contemporary Australia (his home turf in more ways than one) u race, Islam and extremism. In classic Safran style, he's diving headfirst into the world of Australian extremism, ... read more
Australia's bravest and most honest writer explores the devastating aftermath of her elderly mother's decision to end her own life. Nikki Gemmell's world changed forever in October 2015 when the body of her elderly mother was found and it became... read more
All it took for a tiny, no-name pup from the pound was someone to believe in him - and save him from death row - and an internet sensation was born. With his extremely good looks and pawfect cheekbones, Pikelet now lives ... read more
'Mrs Keith Miller, internationally known aviatrix, was taken to the county jail here today and held for investigation by State Attorney's investigators. Jail attendants ... read more
The Transatlantic Marriage Bureau will romp through a full year to tell the story of nine young American women - the seasons, the parties, the money and the titles - and their hunt for well-off husbands.
Meanwhile in Sydney, Australia; Thomas Stranger, nervously boarded a plane, wondering if he was worthy of this meeting. Is healing possible if you can't fathom forgiving yourself? This journey was not planned in haste. It was the ca... read more
'All my life my Stradivarius had been waiting for me, as I had been waiting for her ...' At 7 years old Min Kym was a prodigy, the youngest ever pupil at the Purcell School of Music. At 11 she won her first international ... read more
A moving celebration of what Bill Hayes calls "the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected" of life in New York City, and an intimate glimpse of his relationship with the late Oliver Sacks.
Bill Hayes came t... read more
In this series of fragments, sketches, vignettes, and photographs, Bill Hayes, partner of the late Oliver Sacks, offers glimpses into the incredible brain of Sacks, their relationship forged through a mutual curiosity ... read more