Catalogues

Shortlist 496: Australia's story

Shortlist 496: Australia's story

‘Australia is increasingly the story of a few large cities, but a thousand half-forgotten townships still view themselves as the emotional heart of the nation.’ – Geoffrey Blainey

Shortlist 494: Major League Baseball

Shortlist 494: Major League Baseball

This collection of books about baseball comes from the library of the late David Levine AO RFD QC, a keen Red Sox fan, whose New York born father had a University of Sydney Blue for baseball. Not content to hand down judgments during the week, the judge became an umpire – first for his son’s matches, then amateur adult leagues.

Shortlist 493: Australian children's books

Shortlist 493: Australian children's books

‘When you read to a child, when you put a book in a child’s hands, when you pass on your love of words and stories, you are doing something incredibly powerful.’  Mem Fox