2018: A Year in Books



2018: A Year in Books

We’ve been looking back on some of our favourite books published by our speakers in 2018 – from the personal to the political, there’s something for everyone on this list. How many have you read?

  • Always Another County (Text), Sisonke Msimang
  • Happy Never After (Scribe), Jill Stark
  • The Motherhood (Penguin), Jamila Rizvi
  • Eggshell Skull (Allen & Unwin), Bri Lee
  • Boys Will Be Boys (Allen & Unwin), Clementine Ford
  • The Football Solution (Penguin), George Megalogenis
  • No Country Woman (Hachette), Zoya Patel
  • Ditch The Dead Weight (Murdoch), Mike Rolls


  • Bri Lee

    Bri Lee is a Sydney-based author, freelance writer, and speaker. After graduating from the University of Queensland with a

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  • Clementine Ford

    Clementine Ford is a Melbourne based writer, speaker and feminist thinker. She is the author of two books, Fight

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  • George Megalogenis

    George Megalogenis is one of Australia’s leading political and economic thinkers. He is an author and journalist with three

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  • Jamila Rizvi

    Jamila Rizvi is an author, presenter and political commentator. She is Editor-at-Large for the Nine Network’s Future Women platform and hosts

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  • Jill Stark

    With a passion for equality, social justice and mental health, Jill Stark is fascinated by the complexity of the

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  • Mike Rolls

    For Mike Rolls, adversity is a part of life, it’s not a question of if you will face challenges,

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  • Sisonke Msimang

    Sisonke Msimang is the author of Always Another Country: A memoir of Exile and Home (Text, 2018). She is

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  • Zoya Patel

    Zoya Patel is a writer and editor, who has been vocal on issues relating to feminism and multiculturalism since

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