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- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2014; US$ 18.99
The first English-language publication of a previously lost European jewel, Viennese Romance is set in the early 1900s and introduces us to Michael Rost, an 18-year-old Jewish youth. Hungry for experience, he comes to Vienna and forms passing relationships with everyone who crosses his path: whores, revolutionaries, paupers, army officers, and rich... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2014; US$ 14.99
David Vogel has long been regarded as a leading figure of Hebrew literature, and his work has been compared to that of Joseph Roth, Thomas Mann, and Franz Kafka. In the Sanatorium was Vogel?s first published work of fiction, translated here into English for the first time. It is set in a charitable Jewish hospital for consumptives, where death is... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2014; US$ 19.99
Married Life , which was first published in 1929, is David Vogel?s magnum opus?a sweeping portrait of a doomed marriage and a doomed city. Set in Vienna, the novel tells of the relationship between the penniless writer Rudolf Gurdweill and Baroness Thea von Takow, who treats her husband with cruelty and disdain. In spite of this, Gurdweill struggles... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2011; US$ 23.99
Based on an extensive series of detailed and off-the-record interviews, this first in-depth analysis provides a critical examination of Australia?s Labor Party in office and of the key events and crucial moments leading to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd?s downfall. Arguing that, more than under any previous government, the policies and direction of Australia... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2009; US$ 18.99
Revealing extensive scientific evidence that the global warming crisis is far worse than officially indicated, this meticulously documented call-to-action argues that the planet is almost at the point of no return. From large ice sheets disintegrating and devastating losses of species to the promise that sea levels will rise more than 16 feet this... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2010; US$ 23.99
Enlightening and thought-provoking, this volume considers the strengths and weaknesses of the Australian legal system with clarity and compassion. A definitive guide to the justice system, this account answers questions such as What is justice? How does the Australian legal system work? and How can a system that is so changeable and widely criticized... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2007; US$ 18.99
In an intensely personal account, this chronicle draws on a young conscript and his comrades? lives before, during, and after the Vietnam War. Offering an Australian perspective of the trauma that occurs after such a deeply emotional and psychological experience, this story is a vivid, piercingly honest portrayal of a post-war breakdown and recovery.... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2010; US$ 39.99
An insightful and vigorous biography, this account chronicles the life of Australia?s most influential newspaper editor, Graham Perkin, and the history of the newspaper to which he devoted his tremendous talents. A portrait of media power gone too soon, this volume enumerates Perkin?s numerous contributions to society, including his hiring the first... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2009; US$ 19.99
Arguing that Paul Keating and John Howard are the twin architects of a political, economic, and social revolution, this investigation tells the story of how these two politicians carried Australia through a period of trauma and on to an era of unprecedented affluence. Between them, they altered the nation?s body-clock, dominating 30 years of power... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2010; US$ 19.99
Telling the story of Greek émigré Niki Savva, this emotional and humorous memoir provides an in-depth look into the lives of Australia?s journalists and politicians. Having survived the challenges of growing up in Melbourne?s working-class suburbs as a migrant woman, Savva becomes a successful political journalist at the Australian and a member... more...