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  • The Spinifex Quiz Bookby Hawthorne Susan

    Spinifex Press 1993; US$ 9.95

    When the next person asks: Where are all the famous women artists/inventors/architects/writers/scientists? — this book will make it easy to find their names. more...

  • Birdby Susan Hawthorne

    Spinifex Press 1999; US$ 9.95

    Thirteen-year-old Avis confronts the limitations imposed on her at school. She has epilepsy and some of the teachers want to stop her participating in the sport she loves most. more...

  • Wild Politicsby Hawthorne Susan

    Spinifex Press 2002; US$ 19.95

    Looking for a new way forward, or a different explanation? Susan Hawthorne challenges the universal endorsement of global western culture with her concept of biodiversity, arguing that biodiversity is a useful metaphor for understanding social, political, and economic relations in the globalised world of the twenty-first century. more...

  • Falling Womanby Hawthorne Susan

    Spinifex Press 2003; US$ 14.95

    The Falling Woman charts one woman's journey into the heartland. It is a journey taken across the desert, into the heart of memory, and into the mythic heart, that place to which we return in times of crisis. more...

  • The Butterfly Effectby Hawthorne Susan

    Spinifex Press 2005; US$ 14.95

    The butterfly effect is a concept from physics in which it is surmised that small actions can have enormous consequences, and that the flutter of a butterfly's wing on one side of the world can cause devastating storms on the other side. more...

  • Earth's Breathby Susan Hawthorne

    Spinifex Press 2009; US$ 12.95

    It's an eye that radiates out from the personal to the communal, tracking its subject matter through the lenses of history and myth. Susan Hawthorne's poetry shifts with seismic intensity, from tranquility to roar, bureaucratic inertia to survival, and the slow recovery from destruction to regeneration. more...

  • Cowby Hawthorne Susan

    Spinifex Press 2011; US$ 14.95

    Cow leaps and flies into imaginative realms carrying mythology and language. Cow creates the universe and travels through the sky as a herd of stars. An intriguing rewriting of myth, this book of poems takes the reader on a journey through the history of languages and symbolic traditions. more...

  • Valenceby Hawthorne Susan

    Spinifex Press 2011; US$ 5.95

    Using the differing natures of poetry and prose to sharpen her perspectives on violence Susan Hawthorne's primary companion to this rage is her grief: 'in your heart is a great hollow of pain like the chiselled / sound of a cello washing away the world's grief'. more...

  • Lupa and Lambby Susan Hawthorne

    Spinifex Press 2014; US$ 14.95

    Susan Hawthorne is the author of nine collections of poetry. Her book, Cow, was shortlisted for the 2012 Kenneth Slessor Poetry Prize. 'Earth’s Breath' (2009) was shortlisted for the 2010 Judith Wright Poetry Prize. In 2013, Susan was the BR Whiting Library Resident in Rome funded by the Australia Council. more...

  • The Marble Faunby Nathaniel Hawthorne; Susan Manning

    OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 5.99

    Nathaniel Hawthorne's romance concerns a group of American expatriates in mid-nineteenth century Italy, and their tragic encounter with the faun-like Italian count, Donatello. It is both a murder story and a parable of the Fall of Man, dominated by the fragility and durability of human life and art. more...