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jULy TO december

2010

UWA Publishing is committed to producing beautiful books that bristle and shimmer with life – books with big stories, big ideas and a strong sense of place.

July 2010

‘NothiNg about that suN-washed July morNiNg suggested to the cook at the elsewhere hotel that by eveNiNg everyoNe there would thiNk differeNtly about their lives.’
Sustenance simone lazaroo Perpetua de Mello makes sumptuous meals for tired Western tourists who stay at Bali’s Elsewhere Hotel. Amid the dreamy villas and lush gardens something shocking happens.With dignity and wisdom, Perpetua tends to everyone – nourishing them with food and compassion, and providing the sustenance that only comes from hard-won hope. Simone Lazaroo is an award-winning Australian novelist. fiction isbn 9781742580715 304 pp, pb $32.95

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JULy 2010

‘a very coNtemporary Heart of Darkness ruN through the satire bleNder…othmer wriNgs humor from Nearly every facet of coNtemporary culture.’ publishers weekly
Holy Water james p. othmer Henry Tuhoe is sent by his boss to the tiny, magical, about-to-beglobalised Kingdom of Galado to oversee the launch of a new customerservice call centre for a boutique bottled-water company. In Galado, Henry muses on the life he left behind and deals with the attention of a steroid-abusing monarch and a woman intent on redeeming both his soul and her country. fiction isbn 9781742582665 304 pp, pb $32.95

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JULy 2010

‘a terrific iNtroductioN to what advertisiNg has beeN aNd what it is becomiNg, a memoirmaNifesto with warmth aNd iNsight, aNd a must-read for those coNtemplatiNg eNteriNg the iNdustry.’ max barry
Adland Searching for the Meaning of Life on a Branded Planet james p. othmer Somewhere between The Tipping Point and Mad Men lies Adland. James P. Othmer is a former creative director of Young & Rubicam in New York and now lives in upstate New York with his wife and children.

memoir isbn 9781742582672 336 pp, pb $24.95

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JULY 2010

‘more thaN aNy military coNflict siNce vietNam, the iNvasioN of gaZa raises QuestioNs about what couNts as fightiNg Justly.’ raimoNd gaita
Gaza Morality, Law & Politics edited and introduced by raimond gaita Raimond Gaita – author of the prize-winning memoir, Romulus, My Father – brings together historians, international law experts, philosophers, anthropologists and political scientists to discuss the Gaza conflict following the Israeli army’s December 2008 invasion. Mark Baker, Gerri Simpson, Ghassan Hage, Geoffrey Levey, Hilary Charlesworth and Anthony Billingsley explore nationalism, intractability, the point of no return and jurisdiction over war crimes. current affairs isbn 9781742580968 240 pp, pb $29.95

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August 2010

aN iN-depth aNalysis of the adhd pheNomeNoN that debuNks maNy of its myths. speeD up & sit still explores the origiNs aNd developmeNt of adhd diagNosis aNd treatmeNt, their effect oN childreN aNd the various players iN the debate.
Speed Up & Sit Still The Controversies of ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment martin whitely Is there a scientific basis for defining a set of childhood behaviours as a disorder? Are the drugs used effective in the long term? Are there factors other than the wellbeing of children at stake? Bound to be controversial, Speed Up & Sit Still is a must-read for all parents and medical practitioners. Martin Whitely, a member of the West Australian Legislative Assembly, is a former teacher who became concerned about ADHD in the 1990s. current affairs isbn 9781742582498 224 pp, pb $24.95

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august 2010

‘the loose box is a shriNe to fiNe diNiNg, yet free from the stuffiNess that caN mar similar experieNces iN fraNce.’ matt prestoN, delicious
Degustation A Master Chef’s Life through Menus alain fabrègues Journey alongside renowned French chef Alain Fabrègues as he shares his passion for fine cuisine. Much like a degustation menu, this stunning cookbook is presented in many parts – the chapters begin with an aspect of Alain’s life with food and recount events that helped shape his stellar career.These are then followed by detailed recipes, beautifully photographed by Craig Kinder, and with many drawn and painted by Fabrègues himself. food and wine isbn 9781921401510 384 pp, large format hardback $84.95

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september 2010

a New selectioN of dorothy hewett’s poems, offeriNg a fresh view oN the eNduriNg themes of love, loss aNd political struggle.
Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett edited and introduced by kate lilley Dorothy Hewett is one of Australia’s best known poets. She had a long and frequently controversial career during which she produced twelve collections of poetry, three novels, an autobiography, thirteen plays and countless articles and short stories. This very special volume has been compiled and introduced by Kate Lilley, a poet, scholar and Dorothy’s daughter. poetry isbn 9781921401473 208 pp, pb $26.95

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september 2010

this careful examiNatioN of public policy draws oN documeNts aNd iNterviews with key people duriNg the gallop admiNistratioN.
The Lure of Politics Geoff Gallop’s Government 2001–2006 lesley van schoubroeck The Lure of Politics focuses on the pivotal moments of Geoff Gallop’s five years as premier of Western Australia. Lesley van Schoubroeck worked in Gallop’s department while he was premier and in this book she analyses not only the opportunities Gallop had and the initiatives he implemented, but how they contrasted and complemented political and public sector expectations. politics isbn 9781742580692 288 pp, pb $34.95

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october 2010

australiaN JourNalist victoria laurie, takes us oN aN exhilaratiNg JourNey arouNd the kimberley, providiNg iNformatioN oN up-to-date scieNtific discoveries aNd a thorough uNderstaNdiNg of the delicate balaNce of its maNy ecosystems.
The Kimberley Australia’s Last Great Wilderness victoria laurie The Kimberley: Australia’s Last Great Wilderness is a breathtaking love letter to this astonishing region – an area bigger than Italy or Germany and twice the size of the UK – located in the remote northwestern corner of our country. Featuring over 200 stunning images in full colour, The Kimberley conveys the excitement of discovering new species in this rich landscape. natural history isbn 9781921401329 304 pp, hb $59.95

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october 2010

broadcast throughout february oN abc radio NatioNal are the latest massey lectures preseNted by acclaimed aNthropologist wade davis.
The Wayfinders Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World Wade Davis Broadcast throughout February on ABC Radio National are the latest Massey Lectures presented by acclaimed anthropologist Wade Davis. The Wayfinders takes readers on a journey through time on a discovery of ancient wisdoms, languages and cultures while cautioning us of the encroaching dangers posed by unchecked globalization cultural studies isbn 9781742580524 272 pp, pb $29.95

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october 2010

Must eat is about classic moderN freNch bistro food made from love aNd top-Quality produce, featuriNg its two hallmarks – oysters aNd charcuterie. this is geNuiNe freNch cookiNg at its best aNd sure to iNspire the home cook.
Must Eat russell blaikie photography by craig kinder ‘My early years on the farm gave me an education in provenance and seasonality that has been invaluable in my career as a chef. I have an understanding, respect and admiration for my suppliers and growers, all of whom are an integral part of my success as a restaurateur…This book is as much their story as it is about the recipes that use their products.’
russell blaikie

food and wine isbn 9781921401671 304 pp, large format paperback $49.95

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october 2010

broadcast throughout february oN abc radio NatioNal are the latest massey lectures preseNted by acclaimed aNthropologist wade davis.
The Wayfinders Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World Wade Davis Broadcast throughout February on ABC Radio National are the latest Massey Lectures presented by acclaimed anthropologist Wade Davis. The Wayfinders takes readers on a journey through time on a discovery of ancient wisdoms, languages and cultures while cautioning us of the encroaching dangers posed by unchecked globalization cultural studies isbn 9781742580524 272 pp, pb $29.95

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november 2010

a pastiche of complex uNderstaNdiNg that briNgs to life aN area aNd preseNts it iN the past, preseNt aNd future. GrounD trutHinG offers a uNiQue take oN Natural history, mappiNg aNd urbaN plaNNiNg.
Ground Truthing Explorations in a Creative Region paul carter Historian, writer, philosopher and artist, Paul Carter ‘maps’ Victoria’s Mallee region by exploring the visible and invisible aspects of place. Using the region as example, Carter digs deep, exploring and ruminating on literature, art, oral history and the historical record as it is laid out. cultural studies isbn 9781742580708 272 pp, pb $39.95

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november 2010

‘it is better to live iN a state of impermaNeNce thaN iN oNe of fiNality’ gastoN bachelard, tHe poetics of space
Halfway Houses The Poetics of Australian Spaces edited by jennifer rutherford & barbara holloway Halfway Houses explores various notions of space by analysing dance; displacement and migration; artistic space in the bush; the connection between virtual and hyper-real space from video games to detention centres; Indigenous ideas of space; urban and suburban space.

cultural studies isbn 9780980296464 304 pp, pb $39.95

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november 2010

Vite italiane documeNts the migratioN flow of italiaN immigraNts from the late 1800s to the preseNt day.
Vite Italiane Italian Lives in Western Australia susanna iuliano This work integrates the history of the largest non-English-speaking migrant group in Western Australia into the mainstream historical record and in so doing shows how the Italian-speaking community has become an integral part of Western Australia’s, and indeed the nation’s, social, economic and cultural fabric.

history isbn 9781921401503 400 pp, pb $49.95

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november 2010

the remarkable story of mary gaudroN ac Qc, the first female Justice of the high court of australia.
From Moree to Mabo The Biography of Mary Gaudron pamela burton With wit, astonishing intellect and the tool of law, Gaudron exposed inequality and discrimination in the workforce and campaigned vigorously for women to be accorded equal pay and equal opportunities. Years later, Gaudron went on to become one of the justices who ruled on Eddie Mabo’s landmark case on Aboriginal land rights.

biography isbn 9781742580982 368 pp, pb $49.95

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2009 backlist soon coming highlights

Francis Webb Collected Poems edited by toby davidson The eminent critic Sir Herbert Read stated that Webb was ‘one of the greatest poets of our time…one of the most unjustly neglected poets of the century.’ In recent years Webb has again attracted substantial critical poetry acclaim for his astonishing vision isbn 9781742582689 and unique spiritual quest to get isbN 9781921401657 isbN 9781921401343 the heart of things. isbN 9781921401350 to
$29.95, pb $24.95, pb $32.95, pb

compelliNg, empathetic stories about iNdividuals faciNg the uNpredictability of desire, death, hope aNd its retreat. simoNe laZaroo
art isbn 9781921401534

Lines for Birds john wolseley and barry hill Follow the flight of majestic birds as they migrate from Australia and Malaysia to Japan and France. In this stunning book, acclaimed artist John Wolseley and poet Barry Hill imagine travelling alongside these migratory birds, capturing their beauty in image and verse.
isbN 9781921401336 $55.00, hb

isbN 9781921401596 $55.00, hb

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2009 backlist highlights backlist highlights

Theo & Co. The Search for the Perfect Pizza theo kalogeracos A classic Christmas gift and UWA Publishing’s best-selling title ‘A mouth-watering, delicious tome ... equal parts beautiful, surreal and practical.’
spice magazine

isbN 9781921401657 $29.95, pb

food and wine isbn 9781921401404 200isbN 9781921401350 pp, pb isbN 9781921401343 $34.95 $24.95, pb $32.95, pb

compelliNg, kate lamont photography by frances andrijich empathetic stories about ‘This is a collection of recipes iNdividuals bursting with Kate’s trademark faciNg the generosity of flavour and strong uNpredictability sense of seasonality, all beautifully captured by Frances’ of desire, death, eye-poppingaNd hope photography.’ scoop magazine its retreat. simoNe laZaroo
food and wine isbn 9781921401336 isbN 9781921401596 232isbN 9781921401336 pp, hb $55.00, hb $55.00, hb $55.00

Wine and Food

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backlist highlights

isbN 9781921401657 9781921401305 $29.95, pb $34.95,

9781921401343 isbN 9781921401312 $24.95, pb $32.95,

9781921401350 isbN 9781742580975 $32.95, pb

compelliNg, empathetic stories about iNdividuals faciNg the uNpredictability of desire, death, hope aNd its retreat. simoNe laZaroo
isbN 9781921401213 $99.95, hb isbN 9781921401596 $55.00, hb isbN 9781921401596 $55.00, hb isbN 9781921401657 $29.95, pb isbN 9781921401336 $55.00, hb

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