In her stunning new book, Dissolve, Nikki Gemmell embarks upon a metamorphic journey towards becoming centred in her own narrative, after a lifetime spent inhabiting the periphery. She rebels against the suffocation of privilege and tradition in order to live a self determined life.



Pre-order now HERE An elderly woman is found dead by builders, in her favourite armchair, in front of the television. As the police officers knock on her daughter’s front door and inform her of her mother’s death, they take her inside and pull out their notebooks to record what the anguished daughter is saying. ...


Why you are Australian

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE AUSTRALIAN? When expatriate novelist Nikki Gemmell had her three children in London, she chose to give them Aussie citizenship over British. This Is Why Why You Are Australian is a treatise about what it means to be Australian. Honest, moving, provocative, uplifting - an exile's story, a mother's ...


Honestly: Notes on Life

Celebrating a year of thought-provoking and fascinating columns in The Australian Weekend Magazine, Honestly is a collection of writing on a diverse range of subjects such as motherhood after 40, the end of a close friendship, the joy of a handwritten letter, connecting with nature, the necessity of tweezers, meeting ...


Pleasure: An Almanac for the Heart

A celebration of women, friendship and all things fabulous in life... Bold and intimate and full of heart, Nikki Gemmell's latest book is an ideal gift for your best friend, aunt, sister or fairy godmother. The Bride Stripped Bare exposed female desire as no other book had: it was raw, intoxicating and ...