books

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The weekly drag king performances at a Newtown hotel are examined in Intimate Investments in Drag King Culture, to be launched this week.

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New books for winter reading, including essays from contemporary female thinkers, reliving the '70s, understanding how we make decisions, guides to good grammar and space junk, and the legacy of Australia's gun laws.

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At the launch of his book at UNSW Sydney, Manus Island detainee Behrouz Boochani explained to the audience - via Whatsapp - that the creative process of writing empowered him to retain his humanity. 

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Professor George Williams and Fiona Inglis have been appointed to the board of the award-winning UNSW Press.

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A new book by Ian Tyrrell reveals the history of Sydney’s Cooks River and the role it has played in our dreams of prosperity and pleasure.

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Greg Austin, Professor in the Australian Centre for Cyber Security on why he's reading about Russia, Al Qaeda and the Islamic State.

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A public talk by self-confessed ‘bad feminist’ Roxane Gay will be one of the highlights of UNSW-affiliated events at this year’s Sydney Writers' Festival.

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Kerrie Davies' book A Wife's Heart places her own story alongside that of Henry Lawson's wife, writes Christopher Kremmer.

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UNSW Law's Associate Professor Cathy Sherry reveals what she has been reading over summer.

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Leila Morsy, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education, reveals what is on her bedside table to read this summer.

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