(softcover) Five Sides of the Fence is a 32-piece non-fiction collection. The stories include a working journalist's experiences of the media, a study of the anti-globalisation movement in Australia, some literary journalism, the author's personal reflections, and a touch of satire, humour, and political verse. This eclectic mix of creative non-fiction pieces questions the political, social, and personal fences that both motivate us and restrain us. Fives Sides of the Fence includes 18 previously unpublished pieces. It will appeal to anybody interested in contemporary culture.