List of Nuclear themes in Australian Books

(* denotes books not yet read.  The list on this page is incomplete, and at times may contain incomplete or inaccurate publication information.  This is not intended as an academic bibliography, simply as a starting point for the curious reader.)

Nuclear Power

During/Pre Nuclear War

*The China Tape by Peter Lyons (1981), Horwitz(?)

* Maralinga by Judy Nunn (2009), Random House

*Underground by Andrew McGahan (2006)

*Winter Vision by Geoff Page (1992), University of Queensland Press

Post Nuclear War/Apocalypse

The Lake at the End of the World by Caroline Macdonald (1992), Knight Books

The Obernewtyn Chronicles by Isobelle Carmody, Penguin Books
Obernewtyn (1987)
The Farseekers (1990)
Ashling (1995)
The Keeping Place (1999)
*The Stone Key (2008)

*On The Beach by Nevil Shute (1957), Ballantine Books

Taronga by Victor Kelleher (1986), Penguin Books


Nuclear Power is Not the Answer by Helen Caldicott (2006), New Press

*Maralinga – Australia’s Nuclear Waste Cover-up by Alan Parkinson (2007), ABC

* Maralinga – The Anangu Story (Picture Book) by the Yalata and Oak Valley Communities with Christobel Mattingley (2010), Allen and Unwin


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