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Elizabeth Porter (BA(Hons) 1973), a novelist and writer for The Sunday Age, has published Written on the Skin: An Australian Forensic Casebook. It explores how forensic investigators, including pathologists, chemists, entomologists and document examiners, have used their expertise in dozens of fascinating crimes. (Pan Macmillan Australia, 2006.)
Frank Cain (PhD Arts 1980), now a senior lecturer in history at the University of New South Wales, has published his book Economic Statecraft During the Cold War: European Responses to the US Trade Embargo. (Taylor and Francis London, 2006.)
Robert Lowell (GradDipA(WelfareAdm) 1982, PhD 2003), Postdoctoral Research Fellow with HUMCASS at Monash Gippsland, has written the first history of local government human services in Victoria , titled Localising Human Services: A History of Local Government Human Services in Victoria . The book covers local government services during the period from settlement to the 21st century. (Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2005.)
Elizabeth Morrison (PhD Arts 1992) tells the 50-year history of Victoria 's country newspapers in Engines of Influence: Newspapers of Country Victoria, 18401890. (Melbourne University Press, 2005.)
Steve Brook (MA 1993) is a Melbourne-based writer and has published three novels, including a memoir titled Strawberries With Everything: A Polish Odyssey 19661974 (2005) and two satirical novels, Bali Sugar: A Tale of Tropical Love, God and Politicking (2004) and McQuail: A Likely Story (2003). (All by Rawprawn Publishing.)
John Tully (MA 1991, PhD Arts 1995) has released his latest book, titled A Short History of Cambodia: From Empire to Survival, published twice in 2006. (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, and Silkworm Books, Chiang Mai.) Dr Tully is a lecturer in Politics and International Studies at Victoria University in Melbourne.

Charles Bridges-Webb AO (MD 1971) has published his autobiography, To Travel Hopefully. His book is an account of the personal and professional life of a quiet, perceptive general practitioner and academic. It describes his life of travelling hopefully and organising his curiosity to try to find meaning in his experiences. ( Temple House , 2005.)