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An incredible story of survival in Fierce Country

How could an ill-prepared American stay alive for 43 nights in the Australian desert with only tea brewed from gum leaves, native berries and murky water to survive on? Adelaide author Stephen Orr recounts Robert Bogucki’s strange tale in his new book of ‘true stories from Australia’s unsettled heart’.


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Casting Off Tradition book launch

Trevor Gill’s ‘Casting Off Tradition’, a biography of master boatbuilder David Binks, was launched by publisher Wakefield Press at the Naval, Military and Air Force Club of South Australia.

Books & Poetry

Book extract: The Hounded

Adelaide Hills screenwriter Simon Butters’ first novel, aimed at young adults, explores issues such as depression, eating disorders and bullying through the story of a 15-year-old social outcast named Montgomery.