• Beyond Belief

    What do people actually mean when they say ‘God’? Around two-thirds of us say we believe in God or some ‘higher power’, but fewer than one in ten Australians attend church weekly. In Beyond Belief, Hugh Mackay presents this discrepancy as one of the great unexamined topics of our time. He …

    Beyond Belief
  • The Art of Belonging

    The Art of Belonging advances the argument put forward in Mackay’s bestselling The Good Life: a ‘good life’ is not lived in isolation or in the pursuit of independent goals; a good life is lived at the heart of a thriving community, among people we trust, and within an environment …

    The Art of Belonging
  • Infidelity

    Tom Harper, a 43-year-old Australian psychologist, is in self-imposed exile in London, living down a sexual indiscretion with a client. Find out more and read an extract of Infidelity.

    Infidelity
  • What makes a life worth living?

    From the Booktopia Blog: What comes to mind when someone says ‘the good life’? Comfort and prosperity? A chance to cash in your chips, retire to the coast and put your feet up? A life enriched by the love of your family and friends? A life where dreams come true? Read …

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  • The Good Life

    “You hear that insistent message, echoing through the philosophical traditions of East and West: treat other people the way you’d like to be treated.”  Read an extract and find out more about The Good Life.

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Beyond Belief

Beyond Belief

What do people actually mean when they say ‘God’? Around two-thirds of us say we believe in God or some ‘higher power’, but fewer than one in ten Australians attend church weekly. In Beyond Belief, Hugh Mackay presents this discrepancy as one of the great unexamined topics of our time. He …

The Art of Belonging

The Art of Belonging

The Art of Belonging advances the argument put forward in Mackay’s bestselling The Good Life: a ‘good life’ is not lived in isolation or in the pursuit of independent goals; a good life is lived at the heart of a thriving community, among people we trust, and within an environment …

Infidelity

Infidelity

Tom Harper, a 43-year-old Australian psychologist, is in self-imposed exile in London, living down a sexual indiscretion with a client. Find out …

Hugh Mackay

What makes a life worth living?

From the Booktopia Blog: What comes to mind when someone says ‘the good life’? Comfort and prosperity? A chance to cash in your …

The Good Life small

The Good Life

“You hear that insistent message, echoing through the philosophical traditions of East and West: treat other people the way you’d like to …

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About Hugh Mackay

Hugh Mackay is a social researcher and the author of fourteen books – nine in the field of social psychology and philosophy, …