NEW AND FORTHCOMING TITLES
Begin the Begin: R.E.M.’s Early Years, by Robert Dean Lurie
Now Is the Time to Invent, an anthology of writing and photography drawn from the pages of cult 80s/90s music zine Puncture
Our Dark Passage imprint is reissuing the novels of this Australian queen of crime, We began with Murder in the Telephone Exchange and So Bad a Death, as well as the previously unpublished Duck Season Death. Next up is The Devil's Caress (1952), a psychological thriller worthy of Daphne du Maurier. The print version is out in Australia, and the ebook is available worldwide.
Dig, David Nichols's brilliant history of Australian rock and pop music 1960–85. From the Missing Links to the Triffids by way of the Bee Gees, Easybeats, Skyhooks, AC/DC, and many more, cult heroes as well as international stars, these 600 pages cover the territory with Nichols's unique wit and flair.
Buried Country, Clinton Walker's fascinating, loving account of Aboriginal country music, has been revised and updated, and is finally getting its due as a groundbreaking work of music and social history.
The Big Whatever, the latest instalment of Peter Doyle's award-winning crime fiction series featuring Billy Glasheen, Sydney's most irresistible crook.
Lost Joy, collecting Camden Joy's rants, manifestoes, and stories from the 90s – he kickstarted a new style of writing about music in fiction and criticism
Arthur Nersesian's neo-noir Manhattan crime novel, Gladyss of the Hunt