Now I Climb Rocks
2019 – epubli
How much of who we are is where we come from? How do we give our children their cultural inheritance when we are so far removed from it? And is it possible to learn an entire language in a birth prep class? In this collection of essays, Liv Hambrett dives into her own experiences of pregnancy and the early years of motherhood as they played out in a country and language not her own. Poignant, funny and personal, Now I Climb Rocks explores how raising children in another country can make us question our very ideas of belonging and becoming.
If you live in: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, the UK, Ireland, Italy, Canada, Luxemburg, The Netherlands, Norway, Austria, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, Slovenia, Spain, the USA or Germany, you can buy it directly from the publisher’s site by clicking here.
The ebook is available on Amazon, Apple Books, Kobo and Geniallokal.de.
2016 – epubli
Comprising the first five years worth of essays and blog posts from my German adventure, Heimat is a collection of stories, ideas, and meditations on all of the dust you kick up when you move countries, when plans and expectations go out the window. It is about relationships; with countries, with people, with ourselves. It is about the Germans, their beautiful country and being quite foreign within it. It is about having a Heimat and finding another on the other side of the world.
Buy Heimat here in paperback or hardback. If you are buying in Australia or Asia, please email me livhambrett (at) gmail.com
What I Know About Germans
2013 – epubli
The enormous response to What I Know About Germans led to the development of an illustrated book, a collaboration between Überlin, artist Josh Bauman and me. 101 points, fantastically illustrated by Josh Bauman, with an introduction. Available in paperback and ebook.
Sincere Forms of Flattery
A beautiful, illustrated anthology where some of the most exciting voices I know pay homage to their literary inspirations. This e-book contains short stories inspired by Ian McEwan, Colette, Raymond Carver, Ann Radcliff, Neil Gaiman and Douglas Adams from writers Lee Zachariah, Foz Meadows, Kailash Srinivasan, Therese Raft, Antonia Hayes and … me. It is edited by Sandi Sieger and myself, and illustrated by French artist, Amandine Thomas.
Sincere Forms of Flattery is available for purchase on the excellent independent bookseller site, Tomely.
The Modern Woman’s Anthology
Palmer Higgs Publishing, 2010
Alongside esteemed Australians Libby Hathorn, Dr Gene Sherman, Dr Cindy Pan and Jane Grieve (to name a few) I contributed a short story – With the Rain – to the Modern Woman’s Anthology, published by Palmer Higgs. Launched late June 2010, by Therese Rein, it is available for purchase with proceeds going to the Black Dog Institute. Visit the official website for more information.