Jacinta Dimase Literary Agent Melbourne

books

'From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage: How Australia Got Compulsory Voting' by Judith Brett

Lively and inspiring, ‘From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage’ is a landmark account of the character of Australian democracy by the celebrated historian Judith Brett, the prize-winning biographer of Alfred Deakin.

by Judith Brett

'Baz & Benz' by Heidi McKinnon

From the creator of I JUST ATE MY FRIEND, this is a gorgeous and hilarious exploration of enduring friendship.

by Heidi McKinnon

'The Book Chook' by Amelia McInerney, illustrated by Connah Brecon

Book features :

- Debut picture book from an exciting and hilarious new author, Amelia McInerney (watch this space!)
- Silly, quirky, a joy to read aloud!
- Featuring warm, whimsical illustrations by Connah Brecon

by Amelia McInerney

'The Hollow Bones' by Leah Kaminsky

A lyrical and poignant cautionary tale, ‘The Hollow Bones’ brings to life one of the Nazi regime’s little-known villains through the eyes of the animals he destroyed and the wife he undermined in the name of science and cold ambition.

by Leah Kaminsky

The Joyful Frugalista

The Joyful Frugalista is the essential handbook to living frugally, mindfully and with real joy on any budget.

by Serina Bird

'What I Like About Me' by Jenna Guillaume

This book is ‘Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy meets ‘Dirty Dancing’ meets ‘The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole’: a compulsive slice of summer-fun reading with huge commercial appeal.

by Jenna Guillaume

You Daughters of Freedom: The Australians Who Won the Vote and Inspired the World

Clare Wright’s Stella Prize-winning ‘The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka’ retold one of Australia’s foundation stories from a fresh new perspective. With You Daughters of Freedom she brings to life a time when Australian democracy was the envy of the world—and the standard bearer for progress in a shining new century.

by Clare Wright