How times change! Twenty years ago, Australian books about socialist history or politics were a comparative rarity. Almost all of the those published came from a handful of sources, usually closely tied to the organised left. The most prolific sources of progressive literature were Current Book Distributors (run by the Communist Party) and the Australasian Book Society.
Recommended CitationNorling, Ken, Shelflife, Australian Left Review, 1(98), 1986, 46-47.