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The Shock of Recognition: The Books and Music That Have Inspired Me

The Shock of Recognition: The...

Barry Jones

Biography

$32.99

With all his generosity, Barry Jones shares his love of the great literature and music of the world.[more]
King John: England, Magna Carta and the Making of a Tyrant

King John: England, Magna Carta...

Stephen Church

History

$22.99

No English king has suffered a worse press than King John: Bad King John, the Sheriff of Nottingham and...[more]
Shylock is My Name: The Merchant of Venice Retold (Hogarth Shakespeare)

Shylock is My Name: The Merchant...

Howard Jacobson...

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

With an absent wife and a daughter going off the rails, wealthy art collector and philanthropist Simon...[more]
The Moth Catcher: Vera Stanhope #7

The Moth Catcher: Vera Stanhope...

Ann Cleeves

Fiction & Literature

$19.99

This case was different from anything Vera had ever worked before. Two bodies, connected but not lying...[more]
To Catch a Killer: Kirchhoff & von Bodenstein #4

To Catch a Killer: Kirchhoff...

Nele Neuhaus

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

Detective Pia Kirchhoff is about to leave on her long-delayed honeymoon when she hears that a woman has...[more]
License to Quill

License to Quill

Jacopo della Quercia...

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

Shakespeare as you've never seen him before a secret agent. Caught up in a world of corruption, secrets,...[more]
Golden Boys

Golden Boys

Sonya Hartnett

Fiction & Literature

$22.99

Shortlisted for the 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award, Golden Boys is an unflinching and utterly compelling...[more]
The Grim Steeper: Teapot Collector #3

The Grim Steeper: Teapot Collector...

Amanda Cooper

Fiction & Literature

$14.95

The national bestselling author of Shadow of a Spout invites readers back to the Finger Lakes town of...[more]
A Turn for the Bad: County Cork #4

A Turn for the Bad: County Cork...

Sheila Connolly...

Fiction & Literature

$14.95

After calling Ireland home for six months, Boston expat Maura Donovan still has a lot to learn about Irish...[more]
Arsenic and Old Books: Cat in the Stacks #6

Arsenic and Old Books: Cat in...

Miranda James

Fiction & Literature

$14.95

In Athena, Mississippi, librarian Charlie Harris is known for his good nature and for his Maine coon cat,...[more]
The High Places

The High Places

Fiona McFarlane...

Fiction & Literature

$32.99

These wide-ranging stories resonate in the way of only the finest writing and the most pleasurable reading....[more]
Useful

Useful

Debra Oswald

Fiction & Literature

$22.99

Once a charming underachiever, he's now such a loser that he can't even commit suicide properly. Waking...[more]
The High Mountains of Portugal

The High Mountains of Portugal...

Yann Martel

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

The long-awaited new novel from the Booker Prize-winning author of the worldwide phenomenon Life of Pi....[more]
Fever at Dawn

Fever at Dawn

Peter Gardos

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

July 1945, a Hungarian post-war survivor lands up in a refugee camp in Sweden. He's skin and bone, and...[more]
Fear is the Rider

Fear is the Rider

Kenneth Cook

Fiction & Literature

$19.99

It was quite silent in the scrub. No breeze stirred the leaves and no bird moved, except for the kite...[more]
Comfort Zone

Comfort Zone

Lindsay Tanner

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

Jack van Duyn is in his comfort zone. A pot-bellied, unfit, round-shouldered cabbie in his mid-fifties,...[more]
Credlin & Co.: How the Abbott Government Destroyed Itself

Credlin & Co.: How the Abbott...

Aaron Patrick

History

$29.99

Credlin & Co. reveals the disastrous consequences of power abused, and the broken people left in its...[more]
Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

Cure: A Journey into the Science...

Jo Marchant

Mathematics & Sciences

$32.99

A rigorous, sceptical, deeply reported look at the new science behind the mind's extraordinary ability...[more]
The Choice

The Choice

Nicholas Sparks...

Fiction & Literature

$19.99

Travis Parker has everything a man could want: a good job; loyal friends; his dream home in small-town...[more]
Evil Life: The True Story of the Calabrian Mafia in Australia

Evil Life: The True Story of...

Clive Small

Biography

$32.99

As powerful today as it ever was, the Mafia's involvement in organised crime in Australia is long and...[more]
The Lady From Zagreb: Bernie Gunther #10

The Lady From Zagreb: Bernie...

Philip Kerr

Fiction & Literature

$19.99

Bernie Gunther is back, in deeper trouble than ever in this new novel from the master of the World War...[more]
Hotel Du Barry

Hotel Du Barry

Lesley Truffle

Fiction & Literature

$27.99

When a smiling baby is found amidst the Hotel du Barry's billowing sheets, neatly pinned to the laundry...[more]
The Tomb in Turkey: Fethering #16

The Tomb in Turkey: Fethering...

Simon Brett

Fiction & Literature

$29.95

Having been persuaded to join her neighbour Jude for a fortnight's holiday in a luxurious Turkish villa,...[more]
The Oldest Foods on Earth: A History of Australian Native Foods with Recipes

The Oldest Foods on Earth: A...

John Newton

History

$29.99

This is a book about Australian food, the unique flora and fauna that nourished the Aboriginal peoples...[more]
Jonathan Unleashed

Jonathan Unleashed

Meg Rosoff

Fiction & Literature

$27.99

Jonathan Trefoil's boss is unhinged, his relationship baffling and his apartment just the wrong side of...[more]
Call of the Outback: The Remarkable Story of Ernestine Hill, Nomad, Adventurer and Trailblazer

Call of the Outback: The Remarkable...

Marianne van Velzen...

Biography

$32.99

Long before Robin Davidson wrote Tracks, the extraordinary Ernestine Hill was dubbed 'The Wild Woman of...[more]
The Prophets of Eternal Fjord

The Prophets of Eternal Fjord...

Kim Leine

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

A gorgeous, strange, dark-edged novel that has garlanded critical acclaim throughout Europe and won the...[more]
The Furies of Rome: Vespasian #7

The Furies of Rome: Vespasian...

Robert Fabbri

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

Vespasian's ascent to power continues in the seventh gripping instalment of Robert Fabbri's bestselling...[more]
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

Major Pettigrew's Last Stand...

Helen Simonson

Fiction & Literature

$9.99

Major Ernest Pettigrew (retired) leads a quiet life in the small rural English village of Edgecombe St...[more]
The Noise of Time

The Noise of Time

Julian Barnes

Fiction & Literature

$32.99

In May 1937 a man in his early thirties waits by the lift of a Leningrad apartment block. He waits all...[more]
Inside the Vault: The History and Art of Australian Coinage

Inside the Vault: The History...

Peter Rees

History

$59.99

Celebrating the history and art of Australian coinage for the first time, Inside the Vault uncovers the...[more]
The Green Road

The Green Road

Anne Enright

Fiction & Literature

$22.99

A darkly glinting novel set on Ireland's Atlantic coast, The Green Road is a story of fracture and family,...[more]
Darned If You Do: Needlecraft #18

Darned If You Do: Needlecraft...

Monica Ferris

Fiction & Literature

$14.95

Needlecraft Mysteries have shown that when it comes to murder, Betsy Devonshire, owner of the Crewel World...[more]
Off the Books: Novel Idea #5

Off the Books: Novel Idea #5...

Lucy Arlington

Fiction & Literature

$14.95

Lila is showcasing some of her biggest authors at a bridal expo. But when the joyous event turns deadly,...[more]
This is Gail

This is Gail

Gail O'Brien

Biography

$32.99

An inspiring story of one woman's journey through heartbreaking loss to renewal and new purpose. In 2008,...[more]
Smudge Eats Sydney: City Guides for Lovers of Food, Wine and Coffee

Smudge Eats Sydney: City Guides...

Smudge

Advocate - Food & Garden

$15.00

This Smudge Eats Sydney pocket guide presents the city's vast culinary offering in snack-sized pieces...[more]
Elizabeth: Renaissance Prince: A Biography

Elizabeth: Renaissance Prince:...

Lisa Hilton

History

$22.99

A definitive portrait of one of the most compelling monarchs England has ever had: Elizabeth I.[more]
Don't Panic!: ISIS, Terror and  the Making of Today's Middle East

Don't Panic!: ISIS, Terror and...

Gwynne Dyer

History

$32.99

The entity known (in one of many variants) as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has come to feature...[more]
A Clash of Thrones: The Power-Crazed Medieval Kings, Popes and Emperors of Europe

A Clash of Thrones: The Power-Crazed...

Andrew Rawson

History

$24.99

Medieval Europe is a dark and dangerous place. In 1054 the Church tears itself in two, setting the scene...[more]
Margot at War: Love and Betrayal in Downing Street, 1912-1916

Margot at War: Love and Betrayal...

Anne de Courcy

Biography

$22.99

An unconventional view of the First World War from inside the glittering social salon of Downing Street:...[more]
Do Statins Work?: The Battle for Perfect Evidence-Based Medicine

Do Statins Work?: The Battle...

Ben Goldacre

Medicine

$29.99

A campaigning handbook, a thrilling work of popular science, and a call to arms for doctors, researchers...[more]
The Amazing Mrs Livesey: The Remarkable Story of Australia's Greatest Impostor

The Amazing Mrs Livesey: The...

Freda Marnie Nicholls...

Biography

$29.99

Ethel Livesey was quite a gal. An attractive young woman from a respectable middle-class family in Manchester,...[more]
How Not To Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease

How Not To Die: Discover the...

Michael Greger

Medicine

$39.99

Why rely on drugs and surgery to cure you of life-threatening disease when the right decisions can prevent...[more]
Battle Royal: The Wars of Lancaster and York, 1450-1464

Battle Royal: The Wars of Lancaster...

Hugh Bicheno

History

$34.99

Second volume of a rip-roaring, two-part history of England's longest and bloodiest civil war, narrated...[more]
Catullus' Bedspread: The Life of Rome's Most Erotic Poet

Catullus' Bedspread: The Life...

Daisy Dunn

History

$39.99

Daisy Dunn's immediate narrative rediscovers the life and poetry of Gaius Valerius Catullus, Rome's first...[more]
This is London: Life and Death in the World City

This is London: Life and Death...

Ben Judah

Travel & holiday

$39.99

This is the new London: an immigrant city. Over one-third of Londoners were born abroad, with half arriving...[more]
Econobabble: How to Decode Political Spin and Economic Nonsense

Econobabble: How to Decode Political...

Richard Denniss...

Business & Economics

$19.99

What is econobabble? We hear it every day, when public figures and commentators use incomprehensible economic...[more]
The Romanovs: 1613-1918

The Romanovs: 1613-1918

Simon Sebag Montefiore...

History

$45.00

The epic new history from the bestselling author of Jerusalem - the intimate story of Russia's imperial...[more]
Greek Mythology: A Traveller's Guide from Mount Olympus to Troy

Greek Mythology: A Traveller's...

David Stuttard

Religion & beliefs

$35.00

A hands-on traveler's guide to the enthralling tales of Greek mythology, organized around the cities and...[more]
Mick: A Life of Randolph Stow

Mick: A Life of Randolph Stow...

Suzanne Falkiner...

Biography

$50.00

Randolph Stow was one of the great Australian writers of his generation. His novel To the Islands ...[more]
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