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Adelaide Noir

Alex Frayne

Three years ago photographer Alex Frayne set about reshaping the way South Australians see their state. Adelaide Noir was born. ...
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Assume Nothing

Rebecca Swan, Judith Halberstam

This book is a photographic exploration into the experience of gender across cultures, nations and generations. Rebecca Swan has photographed and interviewed 25 people around the world about their experience of gender, thus creating an intimate and poign...
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Being Mummy

Anne-marie Taplin

I realise now that all those lyrics to love songs are about what a mother feels for her child.

Becoming a mother can be a profound and transformative experience for a woman. It is a time of great excitement and joy. ...
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Carrick Hill

A portrait

Richard Heathcote

In Carrick Hill: A portrait Christopher Legoe, Bill Hayward and Richard Heathcote tell the story of Australia's most intact twentieth-century house museum, bequeathed by Ursula and Edward Hayward to the people of South Australia and the nation. It includes a gallery of marvellous images by contemporary photographer Mick Bradley that truly create a portrait of this unique place. ...

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City Dog Country Dog

Sally Harding, Angela Goode

City Dog Country Dog is a pictorial celebration of Australia's larrikin canines: some are top dog in high-rise buildings, others are more at home mustering cattle in the outback. ...

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City Streets

Progressive Adelaide 75 years on

Lance Campbell, Mick Bradley

In 1936, Hermann Baring captured the State and its capital in pictures. For all time. Inspired by his work, photographer Mick Bradley and writer Lance Campbell set out in Baring's footsteps. ...

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Deborah Paauwe

Beautiful games

Wendy Walker, Deborah Paauwe

I portray, the manner in which young girls interact with each other in the process of establishing an understanding of the private and public realms of intimacy. The gestures of grooming each other and the act of dress-up ...
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Do You Admit to Not Making Love on Your Wedding Night?

Barry Sinrod, Marlo Mittler

Are you statistically normal? Find out! Marlo Mittler was engaged when she realised she had many unanswered questions about her newlywed future. Teaming up with Dad Barry Sinrod, himself 40 years into marriage ...
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Do You Treat Your Pet as if it were Your Child?

Barry Sinrod, Marlo Mittler

In this uproarious book, you will find all the dog-data and cat-stats you need to put your house pets in perspective. What do you have in common with millions of pet owners worldwide? ...
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Dubwise

Reasoning from the reggae underground

Klive Walker

Reggae's influence can be heard in the popular music of nations in a variety of continents. In Dubwise, Klive Walker takes a fresh look at Bob Marley's global impact, specifically his legacy in the Caribbean diaspora. While considering Marley's status as an international reggae icon, Walker also discusses the vital contributions to reggae culture authored by other important Jamaican innovators such as poet Louise Bennett, hand drummer Oswald 'Count Ossie' Williams, jazz saxophonist Joe Harriott, ska trombonist Don Drummond and singer Dennis Brown.

The history of women in reggae, ignored for far too long, is addressed in a groundbreaking essay. Walker describes how the work of artists such as producer Sonia Pottinger and singer-songwriters Marcia Griffiths and Judy Mowatt is crucial to reggae culture. ...
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