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February 22, 2012

Arts YARN UP: 50 Must Read Black Books





This booklist is provided through the Australian government and the Australian Council of Arts- a compilation of engaging, well-written novels with Aboriginal themes. Novels available at Camden Library Services have been linked, so click through to place reservations!


Touched By Fire: The Australian experience in Vietnam by Kenny Laughton

Steam Pigs by Melissa Lucashenko

Women of the Sun by Hyllus Maris and Sonia Borg


Sweet Water...Stolen Land by Philip McLaren


The Callused Stick of Wanting by Romain Moreton

Disciplining the Savages: Savaging the Disciplines by Martin Nakata

Story About Feeling by Bill Neidjie


Earth by Bruce Pascoe


Gularabulu by Paddy Roe


Long Time Now by Alf Taylor

Sweet Guy by Jared Thomas

If Everyone Cared by Margaret Tucker

Narrondarie's Wives by David Unaipon

No Options No Choice! by Rosemary van den Berg

Smoke Encrypted Whispers by Samuel Wagan Watson

Wandering Girl by Glenyse Ward

The Kadaitcha Sung by Sam Watson

Unbranded by Herb Wharton

Pemulwuy: The Rainbow Warrior by Eric Willmot


Aliwa by Dallas Winmar



Dreaming in Urban Areas by Lisa Bellear

Funerals and Circuses by Roger Bennett

The Man from the Sunrise Side by Ambrose Mungala Charlarimeri

Bran Nue Dae by Jimmy Chi

Bitin' Back by Vivienne Cleven

Little Bit Long Time by Ali Cobby Eckermann

Busted Out Laughing by Dot Collard

Murri Love by Cathy Craigie

No Sugar by Jack Davis

Whipsers of the Wik Woman by Fiona Doyle


Yoogum Yoogum by Lionel Fogarty

Conversations with the Dead by Richard Frankland

Living Black by Kevin Gilbert

Stories Told By My Grandfather and the Other Old Men by Stan Grant

Stolen by Jane Harrison


Auntie Rita by Jackie Higgins


Me, Antman & Fleabag by Gayle Kennedy

Shadow Lines by Stephen Kinnane

Don't Take Your Love to Town by Dr. Ruby Langford Ginibi

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