• Dig, David Nichols's brilliant history of Australian rock and pop music from 1960 to 1985 – the formative years when the nation cast off its colonial cultural shackles and took on the world. From the Missing Links to the Triffids, by way of the Bee Gees, Easybeats, Skyhooks, AC/DC, and hundreds more, from cult heroes to international stars, these 600 pages cover the territory in unprecedented depth with Nichols's unique wit and flair. (October 2016)


  • 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 brand-new novel in Peter Doyle's award-winning crime fiction series featuring Billy Glasheen, Sydney's most irresistible crook.
  • We're proud to have had a hand in creating the book that is the container for Existentialism, the new Mekons album. Released September 1, the book/CD package will also be available from the band on their upcoming tour.
  • 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


Our Dark Passage imprint is reissuing the novels of this Australian queen of crime, starting with Murder in the Telephone ExchangeSo Bad a Death, and Duck Season Death