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...

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...

Jeannine Baker, Australian Women War Reporters

Jeannine Baker, Australian Women War Reporters; Boer War to Vietnam, NewSouth Books, 2015, pp 1-259, ISBN 9781742234519, RRP $39.99   ‘I have never been asked to march in an Anzac Day march. Men war correspondents have marched – but I think they’ve forgotten that...