Books available for purchase:

  • Drenched by the sun
    Drenched by the sun
    Syam Sudhakar ‘has an eye for the strange and the uncanny and a way of building translucent metaphors,’ according to leading South Indian poet, K. Satchidanandan. Sudhakar’s poetry draws on his cultural roots in Kerala as well as the splendor of its natural habitat. Palms, green paddy fields, mountain country, tropical downpours, the sun, the sea, shooting stars and even an enchantress all make their appearance.
  • Arco: The legend of the blue vortex
    Arco: The legend of the blue vortex
    An exciting new story from first-time novelist, Ferdinando Manzo, Arco explores man’s battle with the sea in an attempt to seek solace.
  • A Journal of Self Discovery
    A Journal of Self Discovery
    The small self experiencing the Universal Self.
  • The Road to Mandalay Less Travelled
    The Road to Mandalay Less Travelled
    ‘The Road to Mandalay Less Travelled’ by Ingrid Raj provides research on a selection of Anglo-Burmese writing published from the period of British rule in Myanmar (formerly Burma) up until 2007.
  • WWII Letters A SOLDIER’S ODYSSEY
    WWII Letters A SOLDIER’S ODYSSEY
    This biography of Marcus Edwards is an astonishing chronicle of the life of a soldier on the frontline in WWII.
  • Angela’s Anorexia: The Story of My Mother
    Angela’s Anorexia: The Story of My Mother
    A son’s story of the debilitating illness, anorexia nervosa, that his single mother suffered from throughout his childhood. The mother and son formed a close bond and the boy’s description of their life together is filled with both joy and sadness.
  • BURMA MY MOTHER – And Why I Had to Leave
    BURMA MY MOTHER – And Why I Had to Leave
    A memoir of living through good times and bad in Burma before an escape to a new life of freedom, BURMA MY MOTHER is published in both ebook and pdf formats.
  • Jiddu Krishnamurti World Philosopher Revised Edition
    Jiddu Krishnamurti World Philosopher Revised Edition
    The life of the 20th-century philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti was truly astonishing. As this new updated edition shows, people from all over the world would gather to hear him speak the wisdom of the ages.
  • Manufacturing Unions: A Memoir
    Manufacturing Unions: A Memoir
  • Road to Rishi Konda
    Road to Rishi Konda
    Road to Rishi Konda is a book of insight and charm. A series of tales simply told, it’s a gift for parents and teachers. Now available in both Ebook and PDF formats.
  • The Sachin Tendulkar Interviews
    The Sachin Tendulkar Interviews
    Interviews carried out cricket researcher & writer Dr CV Williams

Biography

002 christina steadChristina Stead – A Life of Letters

by Christine Williams The first full-length biography of Christina Stead (17 July 1902 – 31 March 1983), an Australian novelist and short-story writer acclaimed for her satirical wit and penetrating psychological characterisations.  

 

jiddu-krishnamurti-book-newJiddu Krishnamurti World Philosopher

by Christine Williams The life of the 20th-century philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti was truly astonishing. As this new updated edition shows, people from all over the world would gather to hear him speak the wisdom of the ages.  

 

Krishnamurti in AustraliaKrishnamurti

by Christine Williams This book tells the story of Jiddu Krishnamurti’s visits to Australia and New Zealand over a period of 50 years.  

 

 

the-sachin-interviewsThe Sachin Interviews

by Christine Williams Interviews carried out by cricket researcher & writer Dr CV Williams about Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.

 

 

Essays & Theses

The Road to Mandalay Less TravelledThe Road to Mandalay Less Travelled

by Ingrid Raj

Ingrid Raj’s thesis provides research on a selection of Anglo-Burmese writing published from the period of British rule in Myanmar (formerly Burma) up until 2007.    

 

Fiction

arcoArco: The legend of the blue vortex

by Ferdinando Manzo An exciting new story from first-time novelist, Ferdinando Manzo, Arco explores man’s battle with the sea in an attempt to seek solace.  

 

reported missingReported Missing

by Diane Harding A thrilling debut novel from Sydney author Diane Harding, ‘Reported Missing’ follows a couple’s ordeal as they risk everything to save their daughter and grandchildren from her abusive, even murderous, husband.  

 

 

what's in a nameWhat’s in a Name?

by Lawrence Goodstone

A collection of short stories featuring snapshots of the human condition, set in Australia, ranging over a number of genres from crime to science fiction.

 

 

Memoir

Angela’s Anorexia: The Story of My Mother

by Damian Cooper A son’s story of the debilitating illness, anorexia nervosa, that his single mother suffered from throughout his childhood.  

 

 

burma-my-mother-no-borderBURMA MY MOTHER – And Why I had To Leave

by Sao Khemawadee Mangrai A memoir of living through good times and bad in Burma before an escape to a new life of freedom.  

 

 

Final-CoverManufacturing Unions: A Memoir

by John Blackwell  John Blackwell’s memoir of manufacturing unions in Australia is an important and insightful account of the history of Australian Trade Unionism.  

 

 

cover-road-to-rishi-kondaRoad To Rishi Konda

by Geetha Waters Geetha Waters’ stories centre on a girl growing up in Kerala and Andhra Pradesh in the ’60s and ’70s.  

 

 

Multimedia

at the end of a downpourAt the end of a downpour – a Malayalam song

by Syam Sudhakar A Malayalam song of stark imagery by poet Syam Sudhakar set to music composed and performed by Uma  A.V. A collaborative project between Sydney School of Arts & Humanities and Black Dot Creative Lab, India.  

 

 

slicing-the-moon-newSlicing the Moon: a screen book of poems

by Syam Sudhakar Video presentations of seven poems by award-winning South Indian poet, Syam Sudhakar, set against an imaginative backdrop of dance, music and sound effects.  

 

 

Poetry

Drenched by the sun

by Syam Sudhakar Syam Sudhakar’s poetry draws on his cultural roots in Kerala as well as the splendour of its natural habitat.  

 

 

Night Road to Life

by Ferdinando Manzo Ferdinando Manzo’s work features themes of the sea and the emotions, particularly the deeply felt joys and melancholies experienced by men.

 

 

Self Discovery

extraordinary relationshipAn Extraordinary Relationship

by Leo Ryan Former counsellor Leo Ryan explains how people can bring on the changes needed have a great relationship.  

 

 

self discovery journeyA Journal of Self Discovery

by Christine Williams Author Dr Christine Williams describes what happens over a period of several months as she undergoes treatment for back pain by a Zen Thai Shiatsu bodywork masseur in an ‘Age of Aquarius’ revelation.

 

Books/Multimedia available through Sydney School of Art & Humanities