LITERARY STUDIES: Colm Tóibín captures the profound personal conflict of the very public life of Thomas Mann, and through this life creates an intimate portrait of the twentieth century.
BIOGRAPHY: For more than 30 years, Phillip Maisel has worked selflessly to record the harrowing stories of Holocaust survivors. But, for Phillip, confronting and overcoming trauma is also personal. A Holocaust survivor himself, he too has unthinkable stories of triumph and tragedy, cruelty and hope.
ART: A folklife history of Australia: art, diversity, storytelling.
HISTORY: Carmen Callil explores her roots in a book that is a miracle of research and whose writing is fuelled by righteous anger - a story of Empire, migration and the poverty and injustices of nineteenth-century England.
NON-FICTION: The true life story of Charlotte Waring Atkinson: a tale of love, grief, violence and triumph in the face of overwhelming odds.
HISTORY: A widely researched book depicting the human face of the history of Australia's Little Cornwall as it was and as it still is today.
HISTORY: A collection of snapshots for young children to teach them about African-American history and the identities that changed the nation & the world.
Set to take place over an entire weekend, the SA Viking Festival is a history buff's chance to immerse themselves all things Viking, Nordic, Danish, and Scandinavian.
After impressing the audiences at both the Brighton and Edinburgh Fringes in 2019, TABOO is now immersing South Australian audiences in the unknown historic horrors inflicted against German women by a powerful woman from the Nazi-era onwards.
A play of epic proportions, The Village tells the historic 50-year story of families displaced by the Chinese Communist Revolution. It is an emotional tale that emphasises the importance of family and the changing concept of ‘home’.
While you may have heard of Schild Estate in the Barossa, have you heard about the charming love story behind the winery?
Are the youth out of control, are immigrants destroying our culture, or are these just perennial prejudices inflamed by the media?
The work of seven amateur photographers who documented the land and the people of early Central Australia.
A fascinating history of the penniless women whose only option was life in Adelaide’s Destitute Asylum.
Examining the unsolved crime of who set fire to the Los Angeles Public Library in 1986, ultimately destroying more than 400,000 books.
The ambitions of Matthew Flinders and George Bass, shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards.
A fascinating cartographic insight into the worlds most deadly diseases and epidemics.
A detailed and fascinating look at the Plantagenet dynasty in the 12th and early 13th centuries.
When Byzantine pearls are loaned to the British Museum in 1963, it sets off a frenzied hunt for a Nazi.
Steve Wide is back with his fourth colourful A- Z biography of an entertainment icon and, this time, it’s on living legend Grace Jones.