Pip Smith, Half Wild

Pip Smith, Half Wild Allen & Unwin, 2017, ISBN 9781760294649, pp1-390. During the winter of 1920, Sydney was gripped by the spectacularly scandalous story of Eugenia Falleni. Falleni had for many years pretended to be a man called Harry Crawford. Harry was small...

Louis Nowra, Woolloomooloo, A Biography,

Louis Nowra, Woolloomooloo, A Biography New South Publishing, University of New South Wales, 2017, pp1-334, ISBN 9781742234953 (paperback) Local histories of suburbs or villages can be yawningly dull and somewhat parochial. What is of interest and deep meaning to the...

David Hunt, True Girt!

David Hunt, True Girt The Unauthorised History of Australia. Volume 2 Black Inc Books, 2016, ISBN 9781863958844, RRP $32.99, Paperback ‘Australian history is almost always picturesque; indeed, it is so curious and strange, that it is itself the chiefest novelty the...