About Murdoch Books

Murdoch Books - A division of Allen & Unwin, Australia’s largest independent book publisher

Publishing books for living life well.

Originally established by Murdoch Magazines in the early 1990s, Murdoch Books was acquired by Allen & Unwin in 2012 in a perfect match of independent spirit and industry-leading flair and expertise in lifestyle publishing.

We publish books for ‘living life well’ across a broad range of categories, encompassing food, health and wellbeing, personal transformation and self-help, home and family, and sustainable living.

Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, we have offices in Auckland and London and an extensive network of international partners across more than 20 languages.

In addition to the books we publish, we are proud to represent the following international publishers in Australia and New Zealand:

  • Quarto Publishing Group
  • Welbeck Publishing Group
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