These books were published in the period from 1993 to 1999, are still in print. To find more information about any of these books, click on the image of the cover or on the More Information link. To order, use the shopping cart link here or the ordering information on the home page.
A Plastic Paradise
A Futuristic Satire by David Walker
Canberra next century, where the planners have gone mad and are building on every park and road, and where if you dont have a plastic card and youre a nonperson. But where being nobody has certain advantages
"Rarely have I been so amused and so chilled simultaneously " Social Alternatives
" a novel that is strong, disquieting and interesting " Redoubt
Format: A5, vi + 170pp. ISBN 0 646 14053 1. Price: $14.50 (Australian dollars)
All Hearts On Deck
A Conservationist's True Life Adventure by Frankie Seymour
A deeply personal and passionate account of a young womans true-life adventure aboard the anti-whaling ship The Sea Shepherd.
"This exuberant book is as much about saving the worlds adventure as it is about saving whales." The Canberra Times
"Writing comes as easily and gracefully to Frankie as ocean-going to a whale." Green Left
Format: B5, xvi + 180pp. ISBN 0 646 16060 5. Price: $19.95 (Australian dollars)
Kissing Angels on the Eve of Revolution
Poems for Performance by Robin Davidson
"Robins subjects are big ones - poetry and revolution (not the blood-in-gutters kind) - tackled head-on with furious energy, humour and warmth. Some poems are hilarious, others moving, all are celebratory - of individual human beings and their courage and capacity to love." Anne Edgeworth
Format: A5, vi + 30pp. ISBN 0 646 23814 0. Price: $9.95 (Australian dollars)
Off the Edge
An Anthology of Poetry and Prose from Canberra Performance Poets
Poems and stories from 47 writers who have performed at one of Canberras most popular performance venues. The contributors range in age from 8 to 80, the subjects from the trauma of collecting the dole to an alligator in the refrigerator.
Format: A5, x + 168pp. ISBN 0 646 25882 6. Price: $14.95 (Australian dollars)
Deeper into the Blue
Poems by Carrie Sonneborn
"Lucid, brief, direct of speech, the poems are a combination of warmth and wit, celebration and well-tempered satire. She has a sharp eye for our capacity to delude ourselves in relationships. She is keenly aware of the gulf that separates our boxed-in urban existence from the real, but increasingly fragile, world outside. Most importantly, unlike many of us (who seem secretly to feel apologetic for it), Carrie Sonneborn enjoys being a woman; the reality of Woman, not the media image. Her warm and witty celebrations of this in various guises are, to me, the finest of the many fine poems in this book; poems to return to with appreciative laughter again and again. This is a collection of poems to be acquired and treasured by all lovers of poetry." Anne Edgeworth
Format: A5, viii + 40pp. ISBN 0 646 33856 0. Price: $11.95 (Australian dollars)
Turtles All the Way Down
Poems by Anne Edgeworth
Illustrations by Bev Wood
Annes poetry reflects her many concerns: the contemporary surge of materialism
and manipulated consumerism, the devaluing of the individual along with the increasingly
hollow legacy we are passing on to our youth. Annes passion for the environment and
reconciliation are also strongly apparent within this collection.
Format: A5, 96pp, ISBN 1 876668 01 6. Price: $14.95 (Australian Dollars)
The Way the Shadow Falls
Selected Poems by Peter Huta
Nineteen poems by Canberra poet Peter Huta.
Published by Outsider Press. Orders can be made through Boris Books.
Format: A5, iv + 24pp, ISBN 0 646 31380 0. Price $4.95 (Australian dollars)
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