Deborah ‏@Prufrockery Can I add "Me, Antman & Fleabag" by Gayle Kennedy?"Take one woman, her partner Antman & their dog Fleabag, pack up the car, turn up the country music & you've got one spirited road trip 'makin room for all the good things in life, like family, laughin, travellin &, best of all, love'. ... "Gayle has a gift for telling tales, making them sparkle with warmth & pathos in equal measure... contemporary Indigenous life & the family & friends that make it up."

Deborah ‏@Prufrockery Can I add "Me, Antman & Fleabag" by Gayle Kennedy?"Take one woman, her partner Antman & their dog Fleabag, pack up the car, turn up the country music & you've got one spirited road trip 'makin room for all the good things in life, like family, laughin, travellin &, best of all, love'. ... "Gayle has a gift for telling tales, making them sparkle with warmth & pathos in equal measure... contemporary Indigenous life & the family & friends that make it up."

@DrSRP1 READ 'That Deadman Dance' by Kim Scott - "In That Deadman Dance, set during the first decades of British settlement on WA’s southern coast, Kim Scott explores the earliest cross-cultural encounters between the Noongar inhabitants and the European settlers – and the fleeting promise of peaceful co-habitation. Writing in the spirit of the early Noongar – his ancestors – he imagines ..."

@DrSRP1 READ 'That Deadman Dance' by Kim Scott - "In That Deadman Dance, set during the first decades of British settlement on WA’s southern coast, Kim Scott explores the earliest cross-cultural encounters between the Noongar inhabitants and the European settlers – and the fleeting promise of peaceful co-habitation. Writing in the spirit of the early Noongar – his ancestors – he imagines ..."

@DrSRP1 Read The Swan Book by Alexis Wright: The Swan Book is set in the future, with Aboriginals still living under the Intervention in the north, in an environment fundamentally altered by climate change. It follows the life of a mute young woman called Oblivia, the victim of gang-rape by petrol-sniffing youths, from the displaced community where she lives in a hulk, in a swamp filled with rusting boats, and ...

@DrSRP1 Read The Swan Book by Alexis Wright: The Swan Book is set in the future, with Aboriginals still living under the Intervention in the north, in an environment fundamentally altered by climate change. It follows the life of a mute young woman called Oblivia, the victim of gang-rape by petrol-sniffing youths, from the displaced community where she lives in a hulk, in a swamp filled with rusting boats, and ...

@DrSRP1 Sandra Phillips - Five must-read books by Indigenous authors: Alexis Wright: The Swan Book (2013); Kim Scott: That Deadman Dance (2010); Katerina Akiwenzie-Damm & Josie Douglas Skins (eds): Contemporary Indigenous Writing. (2000); Pro. Aileen Moreton-Robinson (ed) Sovereign Subjects (2007); Kevin Gilbert: Because A White Man’ll Never Do It (2002)

Five must-read books by Indigenous authors

@DrSRP1 Sandra Phillips - Five must-read books by Indigenous authors: Alexis Wright: The Swan Book (2013); Kim Scott: That Deadman Dance (2010); Katerina Akiwenzie-Damm & Josie Douglas Skins (eds): Contemporary Indigenous Writing. (2000); Pro. Aileen Moreton-Robinson (ed) Sovereign Subjects (2007); Kevin Gilbert: Because A White Man’ll Never Do It (2002)

Sandra Phillips believes these books ‘deserve a wide Australian & international readership’. Photograph: ABC -Phillips is a lecturer & industry-trained book editor, where she worked with Magabala Books, UQP, and Aboriginal Studies Press. Her research includes Indigenous literature & storytelling. these books should be read widely as they astonish, perplex, & at times comfort the reader into re-imagining our relationships Indigenous & non-Indigenous.  deserve a wide Oz & international…

Five must-read books by Indigenous authors

Sandra Phillips believes these books ‘deserve a wide Australian & international readership’. Photograph: ABC -Phillips is a lecturer & industry-trained book editor, where she worked with Magabala Books, UQP, and Aboriginal Studies Press. Her research includes Indigenous literature & storytelling. these books should be read widely as they astonish, perplex, & at times comfort the reader into re-imagining our relationships Indigenous & non-Indigenous. deserve a wide Oz & international…

Dangerous Allies by Cain Roberts and Malcolm Fraser 2014 Dangerous Allies examines Australia's history of strategic dependence and questions the continuation of this position. It argues that international circumstances, in the world and in the Western Pacific especially, now make such a policy highly questionable. Since the fall of the Soviet Union, the United States has also changed dramatically, making it less relevant to Australia and a less appropriate ally on which Australia should…

Dangerous Allies by Cain Roberts and Malcolm Fraser 2014 Dangerous Allies examines Australia's history of strategic dependence and questions the continuation of this position. It argues that international circumstances, in the world and in the Western Pacific especially, now make such a policy highly questionable. Since the fall of the Soviet Union, the United States has also changed dramatically, making it less relevant to Australia and a less appropriate ally on which Australia should…

Don Watson: The Bush (e-Book) Starting with his forebears' battle to drive back nature and eke a living from the land, Don Watson explores the bush as it was and as it now is: ...  Via mountain ash and mallee, the birds and the beasts, slaughter, fire, flood and drought, swagmen, sheep and their shepherds, the strange and the familiar, the tragedies and the follies, the crimes and the myths and the hope – here is a journey that only our leading writer of non-fiction could take us on.

Don Watson: The Bush (e-Book) Starting with his forebears' battle to drive back nature and eke a living from the land, Don Watson explores the bush as it was and as it now is: ... Via mountain ash and mallee, the birds and the beasts, slaughter, fire, flood and drought, swagmen, sheep and their shepherds, the strange and the familiar, the tragedies and the follies, the crimes and the myths and the hope – here is a journey that only our leading writer of non-fiction could take us on.

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