Bestselling Fiction & Non-Fiction Authors, from The Orion Publising Group
Our Authors
Kristen Alexander

Kristen Alexander and her husband David Fax are military booksellers, they own Alexander Fax Booksellers at Southlands Shopping Centre, Mawson, ACT, specializing in Australian military history www.alexanderfaxbooks.com.auKristen Alexander is author of the critically acclaimed Clive Caldwell, Air Ace (Allen & Unwin 2006). She and her husband own Alexander Fax Booksellers, which specialises in Australian military history. She has held the position of Federal Secretary of the Military Historical Society since September 2003. Kristen lives in Canberra and is currently researching her third account of Australian pilots in WWII.
Steven Brindle

Steven Brindle is a celebrated author and historian. He is regarded as one of the world's leading authorities on Brunel and is famed for discovering and saving Brunel's 'lost' iron bridge at Paddington. His previous books include the critically acclaimed PADDINGTON STATION: ITS HISTORY AND ARCHITECTURE.
R.W. Brunskill

Dr Brunskill is the acknowledged authority on vernacular architecture and author of the definitive book on the subject Traditional Buildings of Britain. He was born in Cumbria and now lives in Wilmslow, Cheshire.
Anita Louise Crane

Previous titles by the author include: Two Hour Teddy Bears and Two Hour Dolls Clothes
Dan Cruickshank

Dan Cruickshank is a regular presenter on the BBC best known for his popular BBC Two series THE BEST BUILDINGS OF BRITAIN and WHAT THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION DID FOR US. He is one of Britain's leading architectural and historic building experts.
Peter Dornan

Peter Dornan has written two successful military titles for Allen & Unwin: The Silent Men and Nicky Barr.
Miriam Estensen

Miriam Estensen is the country's leading historian of Australian maritime discovery. Her books, Discovery, The Life of Matthew Flinders, The Life of George Bass, and Terra Australis Incognita have all been published to critical acclaim.
Kevin Fewster

Kevin Fewster is Director of the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney and is co-author of Gallipoli: The Turkish story, published by Allen & Unwin. As part of his doctoral research on military censorship in the Great War he was the first researcher to use the Bean diaries. He has travelled extensively in Turkey and visited Gallipoli on several occasions.
Peter Grose

Peter Grose is a former publisher at Secker & Warburg, founder of Curtis Brown Australia, and was until recently the chairman of ACP (UK).Peter Grose is a former publisher at Secker & Warburg, founder of Curtis Brown Australia, and was until recently the chairman of ACP (UK). He is the author of A Very Rude Awakening, published by Allen & Unwin in 2007.
Edward Jones

Edward Jones is a Director in the London based practice of Dixon Jones Ltd. With his partner Jeremy Dixon, he has been architect to numerous arts projects in London, most notably the Royal Opera House, the National Portrait Gallery and the east wing of the National Gallery. He has taught extensively in North America, Ireland and Britain, and the work of his practice has been widely published and exhibited. Mr Jones lives in London with his wife and three children.
Grace Karskens

Grace Karskens lectures in Australian History and Public History at the University of New South Wales. Her ground-breaking study The Rocks: Life in Early Sydney won the 1998 Premier's Award for Local and Regional History and established the author as a key figure in the new generation of Australian historians. A regular speaker on ABC radio 702 as well as a contributor to many journals on topics ranging from convicts, museums and grave-robbers, Grace combined history and archaeology as Project Historian for the world-renowned Cumberland Gloucester Street Archaeological Project 1994-1999.
Peter Rees

Peter Rees is a journalist. He worked in the Canberra Press Gallery for many years, before leaving to write books fulltime. He is author of -Killing Juanita£, -The Boy from Boree Creek£, the biography of Tim Fischer, and is co-author of -Tim Fischer's Outback Heroes.
Sharon Stagney

Sharon Stasney is highly experienced in both feng shui and interior design, and therefore is more than qualified to emphasise the energetics of each design choice. She has worked with homeowners, architects, designers and businesses to create harmonious environments in settings as varied as multimillion-dollar estates, classrooms and hospitals.
Peter Stanley

Peter Stanley is a leading military historian and author. A Stout Pair of Boots is based on his research on Australia's battlefields in many parts of the world. Formerly Principal Historian at the Australian War Memorial, he is now Director of the Centre for Historical Research at the National Museum of Australia.
Deyan Sudjic

Deyan Sudjic studied architecture at the University of Edinburgh, and has worked as a critic, editor and curator. Currently the director of the Design Museum, he helped to establish Blueprint magazine, edited Domus in Milan for a number of years, and was the director of the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2002. He is a former architecture critic for the Observer, the Guardian and the Sunday Times.
Juliet Wills

Award winning journalist and mother of three, Juliet Wills, is a Senior Reseacher for the ABC program Can We Help?. She has worked for all major Australian television networks and reported for overseas networks including CNN and NHK. She has lectured at two universities and written for major national newspapers and magazines including The Australian and Woman's Day. She resides in Perth, Western Australia.
Christopher Woodward

Christopher Woodward was Sir Banister Fletcher Lecturer in architecture at University College London. He writes architectural criticism and is the author of several guides to the buildings of European cities.
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