Time Flies

Time Flies is an idiosyncratic memoir with a distinctive voice and a sense of the absurd: a wistful, reflective, sometimes comic view of a childhood in a remote mining village in Southern Spain, the dislocating shock

Mother Tongue

Joyce Kornblatt’s novel, Mother Tongue, begins with a shocking discovery.  In a powerful fiction that reads like a true story, the details of the crime and its aftermath unfold. 

In mid-life,

Love, Death, Chariot of Fire

Reg Mitchell is a modest, decent man with a gift for designing fast aeroplanes. Two horrors seek him out – terminal illness, and Nazi Germany’s predicted invasion of his country. His response will change the course of

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The Glebe Point Road Blues

The collection of stories is the imaginative recreation of the experience of living on Glebe Point Road, in Sydney for over thirty years. Through the encounters of the unidentified writer with actual individuals, the author

The Grass Library

The Grass Library is a philosophical and poetic journey that recounts the author's relationship

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Brandl & Schlesinger has a reputation as one of Australia’s most renowned independent publishers. Established in 1994 and located in Blackheath in the Blue Mountains of NSW,  we are celebrating 27 years of publishing. Our aim is to publish the best of Australian literature that reflects its diversity of voices. Establishing the career of numerous young authors, we are proud that their titles have won major literary awards. With a loyalty to our authors we have published many of their subsequent works. We have an innovative list of literary fiction and non-fiction, memoir and biography, works in translations, academic journals and a poetry list featuring some of Australia’s best poets. We are committed to quality and challenging works that retain an Australian flavour whilst appealing to both national and international markets.


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Time Flies

Time Flies by Al Clark will be launched at Gleebooks Glebe (49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe) on Thursday May 6 as an‘In Conversation’...

Award for A Lasting Conversation

A Lasting Conversation has won the Australasian Journal on Ageing annual book award with a prize of $1000.00. Editor, Dr...

Listen to David Brooks

Click here to listen to David Brooks read from The Grass Library - Writing Western Sydney. Find out more about...
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Latest Review – Mother Tongue

Mother Tongue has been very favourably reviewed in ANZ LitLovers LitBlog - "It’s an extraordinary book .. highly recommended." Click...

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lunar frost

Lunar Frost

learning curve

The Learning Curve

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Leaf and Stone

who is afraid

Who's Afraid of Leonard Woolf?

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The View From Here

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Untold Lives


The Universe Looks Down

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two men dreaming

Two Men Dreaming

times revenge

Time's Revenge

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Streets of Sydney


A Spanner in the Works


The Shaman's Quest

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Opposite the Lion's Den

one minute stories

One Minute Stories

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The Office as a Boat


The Singing

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What I Read to the Dead

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Lives and Embers

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Mortal Divide


Mysteries of the Dreaming

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Notes from the Esplanade

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Letter from my Father