This Antarctic reading list of books has been selected for general interest reading.

  • Ayres, P 2003, Mawson: a life, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Vic.
  • Bowden, T 1997, The Silence Calling: Australians in Antarctica 1947-97: the ANARE Jubilee history, Allen & Unwin, St Leonards, NSW.
  • Boyer, P & Kolenberg, H 1988, Antarctic Journey: Three Artists in Antarctica, AGPS, Canberra.
  • Burns, R 2001, Just tell them I survived: Women in Antarctica, Allen & Unwin, Sydney.
  • Butler, R 1988, Breaking the Ice, Albatross Books, Sutherland.
  • Chipman, E 1986, Women on the Ice: A History of Women in the Far South, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne.
  • Crane, D 2005, Scott of the Antarctic: a life of courage and tragedy in the extreme south, HarperCollins, London.
  • Crossley, L 1995, Explore Antarctica, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne.
  • Day, D 2012, Antarctica : a biography, Knopf, North Sydney.
  • Fitzsimons, P 2011, Mawson and the ice men of the heroic age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen, Heinemann, North Sydney.
  • Fogg, GE 1992, A History of Antarctic Science, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Fothergill, A 1993, Life in the Freezer: A Natural History of the Antarctic, BBC Books, London.
  • Green, K & Woehler, E (eds) 2006, Heard Island: Southern Ocean sentinel, Surrey Beatty, Chipping Norton, NSW.
  • Griffiths, T 2007, Slicing the silence: voyaging to Antarctica, University of New South Wales Press, Sydney.
  • Hince, B 2000, The Antarctic Dictionary: a complete guide to Antarctic English, CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Vic.
  • Jacka, F & E (eds) 1988, Mawson's Antarctic Diaries, Allen & Unwin, Sydney.
  • Jarvis, T 2008, Mawson: life and death in Antarctica [book/DVD], Miegunyah Press, Film Australia in association with Orana Films, Carlton, Vic.
  • Law, P 1983, Antarctic Odyssey, Heinemann, Melbourne.
  • Marchant, H, Lugg, D & Quilty, P (eds) 2002, Australian Antarctic science: the first 50 years of ANARE, Australian Antarctic Division, Kingston, Tas.
  • Martin, S 1996, A History of Antarctica, State Library of New South Wales Press, Sydney.
  • Mawson, D 2010, The home of the blizzard: an Australian hero’s classic tale of Antarctic discovery and adventure. Rev. ed., Wakefield Press, Kent Town, SA.
  • Mawson’s Huts Foundation 2008, Mawson’s Huts: the birthplace of Australia’s Antarctic heritage, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest, NSW.
  • McGonigal, D 2008, Antarctica: secrets of the southern continent, Firefly Books, Buffalo.
  • McGonigal, D & Woodworth, L 2001, Antarctica: the complete story, Five Mile Press, Noble Park, Vic.
  • McGonigal, D & Woodworth, L 2002, Antarctica: the blue continent, Five Mile Press, Noble Park, Vic.
  • Murray-Smith, S 1988, Sitting on Penguins: People and Politics in Australian Antarctica, Hutchinson Australia, Surry Hills.
  • Rubin, J 2008, Antarctica. 4th ed., Lonely Planet, Footscray, Vic.
  • Shirihai, H 2007, A complete guide to Antarctic wildlife 2nd ed., Black, London.
  • Soper, T 2004, Antarctica: a guide to the wildlife. 4th ed., Bradt Travel Guides, Chalfont St Peter.
  • Terauds, A & Stewart, F 2008, Subantarctic wilderness: Macquarie Island, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest, NSW.
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