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Deeper Water

Deeper Water

Jessie Cole

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

A profound and sensuous novel of grace and beauty from a stunning young Australian talent. Innocent and...[more]
Ambon: The Truth About One of the Most Brutal POW Camps in World War II and the Triumph of the Aussie Spirit

Ambon: The Truth About One of...

Roger Maynard

True war & combat stories

$35.00

In February 1942 the Indonesian island of Ambon fell to the might of the advancing Japanese war machine....[more]
When the Night Comes

When the Night Comes

Favel Parrett

Fiction & Literature

$27.99

Running away from the mainland was supposed to make their lives better. But, for Isla and her brother,...[more]
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and...

Haruki Murakami...

Fiction & Literature

$35.00

Tsukuru Tazaki had four best friends at school. By chance all of their names contained a colour. The two...[more]
The Deluge: The Great War and the Remaking of Global Order

The Deluge: The Great War and...

Adam Tooze

History

$59.99

In the depths of the Great War, with millions of dead and no imaginable end to the conflict, societies...[more]
Fatty O'Leary's Dinner Party

Fatty O'Leary's Dinner Party...

Alexander McCall...

Fiction & Literature

$21.99

Following on from the great success of Trains and Lovers, a standalone novel which sold 20,000 hardbacks...[more]
Christendom Destroyed: Europe 1517-1648

Christendom Destroyed: Europe...

Mark Greengrass...

History

$59.99

Presents the study of 16th and 17th century Europe and the fundamental changes which led to the collapse...[more]
The Assassination of the Archduke: Sarajevo 1914 and the Murder That Changed the World

The Assassination of the Archduke:...

Greg King

History

$22.99

The tragic story behind 'the shot that rang around the world' - the assassination of Franz Ferdinand and...[more]
Elizabeth of York: The First Tudor Queen

Elizabeth of York: The First...

Alison Weir

Biography: royalty

$19.99

Elizabeth of York would have ruled England, but for the fact that she was a woman. The eldest daughter...[more]
The Golden Age

The Golden Age

Joan London

Fiction & Literature

$32.99

This is a story of resilience, the irrepressible, enduring nature of love, and the fragility of life....[more]
The Girl Next Door

The Girl Next Door

Ruth Rendell

Fiction & Literature

$32.99

Before the advent of the Second World War, beneath the green meadows of Loughton, Essex, a dark network...[more]
The Hard Sell: The Tricks of Political Advertising

The Hard Sell: The Tricks of...

Dee Madigan

History

$24.99

In The Hard Sell, creative director Dee Madigan uses her trademark humour and down-to-earth approach to...[more]
The Whitlam Mob

The Whitlam Mob

Mungo MacCallum...

Biography: general

$29.99

A delightful portrait gallery that evokes a turbulent time. In The Whitlam Mob, Mungo gives a sharp, witty...[more]
The Political Bubble: Why Australians Don't Trust Politics

The Political Bubble: Why Australians...

Mark Latham

History

$32.99

Australians once trusted the democratic process.[more]
The Bombing War: Europe, 1939-1945

The Bombing War: Europe, 1939-1945...

Richard Overy

History

$24.99

Tells the history of the Blitz in the Second World War. This book examines the well-known parts of the...[more]
Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught Up with Rupert Murdoch

Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught...

Nick Davies

Society & Social Sciences

$34.99

Brings us the definitive, inside story of the whole scandal. This title discloses the extent of crimes...[more]
China's War with Japan, 1937-1945: The Struggle for Survival

China's War with Japan, 1937-1945:...

Rana Mitter

History

$22.99

Different countries give different opening dates for the period of the Second World War, but perhaps the...[more]
Plague

Plague

C. C. Humphreys...

Fiction & Literature

$32.99

London, May 1665. On a dark road outside London, a simple robbery goes horribly wrong - when the gentlemanly...[more]
A Fatal Tide

A Fatal Tide

Steve Sailah

Fiction & Literature

$32.99

A powerful novel set in Gallipoli, that's part war-story and part mystery. [more]
Profits of Doom: How Vulture Capitalism Is Swallowing the World

Profits of Doom: How Vulture...

Antony Loewenstein...

Business & Economics

$24.99

Vulture capitalism has seen the corporation become more powerful than the state, and yet its work is...[more]
Hockey: Not Your Average Joe

Hockey: Not Your Average Joe...

Madonna King

Biography

$32.95

Will this man be Australia's next Prime Minister? The son of an immigrant and a Bondi beauty queen, Joe...[more]
1914: The Year the World Ended

1914: The Year the World Ended...

Paul Ham

History

$34.99

Few years can justly be said to have transformed the earth: 1914 did. In July that year, Germany, Austria...[more]
Born Bad: Original Sin and the Making of the Western World

Born Bad: Original Sin and the...

James Boyce

Biography: general

$34.99

'The purpose of this book is not to defend or condemn the Western creation story, but to challenge the...[more]
Hell-Bent: Australia's Leap into the Great War

Hell-Bent: Australia's Leap into...

Douglas Newton

History

$32.99

Most histories of Australia's Great War rush their readers into the trenches. This history is very different....[more]
Why Aren't We Dead Yet? The Survivor's Guide to the Immune System

Why Aren't We Dead Yet? The Survivor's...

Idan Ben-Barak

Immunology

$27.99

Disease - specifically infectious disease - is what eventually kills the overwhelming majority of us....[more]
The Cross of Vengeance: Burren Mysteries #10

The Cross of Vengeance: Burren...

Cora Harrison

Fiction & Literature

$26.95

September, 1517: when fire destroys the famous relic of the Holy Cross in Kilnaboy church and then a pilgrim...[more]
Abbatoir Blues: Inspector Banks #22

Abbatoir Blues: Inspector Banks...

Peter Robinson

Fiction & Literature

$32.99

When two boys vanish under mysterious circumstances, the local community is filled with unease.[more]
Nest

Nest

Inga Simpson

Fiction & Literature

$27.99

Once an artist and teacher, Jen now spends her time watching the birds around her house and tending her...[more]
The Heist: Gabriel Allon #14

The Heist: Gabriel Allon #14...

Daniel Silva

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

Gabriel Allon, master art restorer and assassin, returns in a spellbinding new thriller from No.1 bestselling...[more]
Killing Fairfax: Packer, Murdoch and the Ultimate Revenge

Killing Fairfax: Packer, Murdoch...

Pamela Williams...

History

$29.99

Covering a decade and a half of lost opportunity and mismanagement, this story culminates in Fairfax's...[more]
Descent into Hell: The Fall of Singapore - Pudu and Changi - The Thai-Burma Railway

Descent into Hell: The Fall of...

Peter Brune

History

$35.00

There have been many Weary Dunlop books published which focus on one individual, one POW camp or one incident...[more]
The Mandarin Code

The Mandarin Code

Steve Lewis

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

Politics peeled bare. The second darkly satirical thriller from the authors of The Marmalade Files. POLITICS...[more]
The Grumpy Guide to Life: Observations from Grumpy Cat

The Grumpy Guide to Life: Observations...

Grumpy Cat

Fiction & Literature

$19.95

A hilariously cranky demotivational guide, filled with new photos and silver-liningless observations from...[more]
Optimism: Reflections on a Life of Action

Optimism: Reflections on a Life...

Bob Brown

Biography

$39.95

Bob Brown, former Senator and Parliamentary Leader of the Australian Greens, shares stories and insights...[more]
Ten Cities That Made an Empire

Ten Cities That Made an Empire...

Tristram Hunt

History

$49.99

Presents an approach to Britain's imperial past through the cities that epitomised it. This book examines...[more]
The Man from Snowy River and Other Verses

The Man from Snowy River and...

A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson...

Poetry

$16.99

These books were originally published in 1914 as a 'pocket editions for the trenches', designed for soldiers...[more]
The Fights of My Life

The Fights of My Life

Greg Combet

Biography

$32.99

Greg Combet has been central to some of the biggest public struggles of our time - on the waterfront,...[more]
Life or Death

Life or Death

Michael Robotham...

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

Why would a man escape from prison the day before he's due to be released?[more]
The Economics of Just About Everything: The Hidden Reasons for our Curious Choices and Surprising Successes in Life

The Economics of Just About Everything:...

Andrew Leigh

Anthologies (non-poetry)

$26.99

A fun and illuminating book full of surprising facts and amazing insights about how the laws of economics...[more]
Cursed Victory: A History of Israel and the Occupied Territories

Cursed Victory: A History of...

Ahron Bregman

History

$45.00

Drawing on high-level sources, top-secret memos and letters, this book provides a chronicle of how what...[more]
How Not To Be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life

How Not To Be Wrong: The Hidden...

Jordan Ellenberg...

Mathematics & Sciences

$39.99

The maths we learn in school can seem like an abstract set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not...[more]
Jail Busters: The Secret Story of MI6, the French Resistance and Operation Jericho

Jail Busters: The Secret Story...

Robert Lyman

History

$29.99

The true story behind one of the most audacious raids of World War Two.[more]
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