'Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa’s Fully Sikh is a vibrant, edgy celebration of family and culture in the Perth suburbs. Victoria Laurie meets the young theatremaker to see what makes her tick.'(Introduction)
'He is about to turn 80 and he will never return home, but Australia remains Clive James’s secret energy source, writes Geordie Williamson'
Ashleigh Wilson reflects 'on the lives and careers of David Gulpilil and Jack Charles, two widely admired and indigenous artists with boundless talent and charisma. Both actors, each man is the subject of two expansive new books of nonfiction. And while they come from different worlds, each has spent years struggling, in their own way, with problems of identity.' (Introduction)
'How does a researcher write a biography when the subject doesn’t want to participate in the process, let alone see the book published? Margaret Simons is an award-winning journalist of 13 books, including an acclaimed biography of Malcolm Fraser, but even she had to exercise extreme diplomacy and patience when negotiating with the intensely private and guarded Penny Wong.' (Introduction)