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The Undesirables: Inside Nauru

The Undesirables: Inside Nauru...

Mark Isaacs

History

$29.95

This is the story behind a riot. Australia's hard-line stance on asylum seekers is increasingly polarising...[more]
Four Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Romanov Grand Duchesses

Four Sisters: The Lost Lives...

Helen Rappaport...

History

$29.99

Much has been written about Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra and their tragic fate, as it has about the...[more]
Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey

Val McDermid

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

<div>The second book in The Austen Project, this is a modern re-imagining of the Gothic Classic Northanger...[more]
The Temporary Gentleman

The Temporary Gentleman

Sebastian Barry...

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

Jack McNulty is a 'temporary gentleman', an Irishman whose commission in the British army in the Second...[more]
Lost Boys of Anzac

Lost Boys of Anzac

Peter Stanley

History

$34.99

Australians remember the dead of 25 April 1915 on Anzac Day every year. But do we know the name of a single...[more]
The Collected Works of A J Fikry

The Collected Works of A J Fikry...

Gabrielle Zevin...

Fiction & Literature

$26.99

This is the story of how unexpected love can rescue you and bring you back to real life, in a world that...[more]
Blackwattle Creek: Charlie Berlin #2

Blackwattle Creek: Charlie Berlin...

Geoffrey McGeachin...

Fiction & Literature

$19.99

The insane are running the asylum in this cracking Charlie Berlin thriller. It's September 1957, two days...[more]
Sh*t Asian Mothers Say

Sh*t Asian Mothers Say

Benjamin Law

Fiction & Literature

$14.99

Benjamin Law and Michelle Law, the long-suffering children of an Asian Mother, bring you the hilarious...[more]
Jacks and Jokers: The Extraordinary True Story Continues

Jacks and Jokers: The Extraordinary...

Matthew Condon

Biography

$29.95

The much-anticipated sequel to the bestselling Three Crooked Kings. Here we read about the shocking true...[more]
Australian Notebooks

Australian Notebooks

Betty Churcher

Art & Architecture

$44.99

With gorgeous full-colour reproductions, this is a book to turn to again and again for inspiration, solace...[more]
The Son

The Son

Jo Nesbo

Fiction & Literature

$32.99

Sonny's on the run. Sonny is a model prisoner. He listens to the confessions of other inmates, and absolves...[more]
The Lying-Down Room

The Lying-Down Room

Anna Jaquiery

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

Paris; in the stifling August heat, Commandant Serge Morel is called to a disturbing crime scene. An elderly...[more]
Hunting Season

Hunting Season

Andrea Camilleri...

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

Sicily, 1880. When a stranger arrives in Vigata, the town's inhabitants immediately become unsettled....[more]
The Ghost Riders of Ordebec: Commissaire Adamsberg #7

The Ghost Riders of Ordebec:...

Fred Vargas

Fiction & Literature

$19.99

'People will die,' says the panic-stricken woman outside police headquarters. She refuses to speak to...[more]
Aunt Dimity and the Lost Prince: Aunt Dimity #18

Aunt Dimity and the Lost Prince:...

Nancy Atherton

Fiction & Literature

$23.95

Cozy mystery lovers' favorite paranormal sleuth is back with her 18th adventure. With Aunt Dimity's otherworldly...[more]
Speaking from Among the Bones: Flavia de Luce #5

Speaking from Among the Bones:...

Alan Bradley

Fiction & Literature

$19.99

Includes an excerpt from The dead in their vaulted arches by Alan Bradley, p. [379]-396.[more]
Falling

Falling

Emma Kavanagh

Fiction & Literature

$24.99

Jim is a retired police officer, and worried father. His beloved daughter has disappeared and he knows...[more]
A Roux of Revenge: Soup Lovers #3

A Roux of Revenge: Soup Lovers...

Connie Archer

Fiction & Literature

$14.95

Snowflake, Vermont, is known for its skiing in winter-- and its soup all year round, thanks to Lucky Jamieson's...[more]
By Its Cover: Guido Brunetti #23

By Its Cover: Guido Brunetti...

Donna Leon

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

When several valuable antiquarian books go missing from a prestigious library in the heart of Venice,...[more]
The Cairo Affair

The Cairo Affair

Olen Steinhauer...

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

When a US diplomat is assassinated in a restaurant in Budapest, his wife sets out to discover who is behind...[more]
The One Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared

The One Hundred Year Old Man...

Jonas Jonasson

Fiction & Literature

$19.99

After a long and eventful life Allan Karlsson is moved to a nursing home to await the inevitable. But...[more]
Natural Curiosity: Unseen Art of the First Fleet

Natural Curiosity: Unseen Art...

Louise Anemaat

Colonial art

$39.99

Louise Anemaat uncovers never-before-published works from the artists of the First Fleet.[more]
Stubborn Buggers: The Survivors of the Infamous POW Gaol That Made Changi Look Like Heaven

Stubborn Buggers: The Survivors...

Tim Bowden

Biography: general

$29.99

There was a place far worse than Changi - here is the little known story of Singapore's Outram Road and...[more]
Paris Letters: One Woman's Journey from the Fast Lane to a Slow Stroll in Paris

Paris Letters: One Woman's Journey...

Janice MacLeod

Memoirs

$24.99

The inspiring story of one woman's journey from the fast lane to a slow stroll in Paris.[more]
A Killing Notion: Magical Dressmaking #5

A Killing Notion: Magical Dressmaking...

Melissa Bourbon...

Fiction & Literature

$14.95

Harlow Jane Cassidy is swamped with homecoming couture requests. If only she didn't have to help solve...[more]
Widow's Tears: China Bayles #21

Widow's Tears: China Bayles #21...

Susan Wittig Albert...

Fiction & Literature

$14.95

A haunted house may hold the key to solving the murder of one of China's friends. In present-day Texas,...[more]
The Whole Cat and Caboodle: Second Chance Cat #1

The Whole Cat and Caboodle: Second...

Sofie Ryan

Fiction & Literature

$14.95

Small-town Maine second-hand store owner Sarah Grayson has adopted a black cat she named Elvis. She and...[more]
Sugar and Iced: Cupcake Bakery #6

Sugar and Iced: Cupcake Bakery...

Jenn McKinlay

Fiction & Literature

$14.95

Sugar and spice and murderous vice. That's what pageants are made of... Normally Melanie Cooper and Angie...[more]
Buried Angels: Patrik Hedstrom #8

Buried Angels: Patrik Hedstrom...

Camilla Lackberg...

Fiction & Literature

$24.99

No. 1 international bestseller and Swedish crime sensation Camilla Lackberg's new psychological thriller...[more]
I am Pilgrim

I am Pilgrim

Terry Hayes

Fiction & Literature

$19.99

Pilgrim is the codename for a man who doesn't exist. The adopted son of a wealthy American family, he...[more]
A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal

A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby...

Ben Macintyre

Biography

$29.99

Kim Philby was the most notorious British defector and Soviet mole in history. Agent, double agent, traitor...[more]
Sydney's Hard Rock Story: The Cultural Heritage of Trachyte

Sydney's Hard Rock Story: The...

Robert Irving

History

$29.95

What is trachyte and how did it come to be the unsung hero of Sydney's building stones? The answer is...[more]
The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century

The Transformation of the World:...

Jurgen Osterhammel...

History

$62.00

Examines the powerful and complex forces that drove global change during the long nineteenth century,...[more]
Sacred Games: Athenian #3

Sacred Games: Athenian #3

Gary Corby

Fiction & Literature

$24.99

The third book in the critically acclaimed series featuring amateur detective Nicolaos.[more]
Death on Blackheath: Thomas Pitt #29

Death on Blackheath: Thomas Pitt...

Anne Perry

Fiction & Literature

$19.99

The 29th novel in Anne Perry's highly acclaimed crime series featuring Inspector Thomas Pitt[more]
Foreign Soil

Foreign Soil

Maxine Beneba Clarke...

Fiction & Literature

$24.99

Winner of the Victorian Premier's Unpublished Manuscript Award 2013.In Melbourne's western suburbs, in...[more]
Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism

Inventing the Individual: The...

Larry Siedentop...

Philosophy

$39.99

Describes how a moral revolution in the first centuries AD - the discovery of human freedom and its universal...[more]
Taken at the Flood: The Roman Conquest of Greece

Taken at the Flood: The Roman...

Robin Waterfield...

History

$38.95

The story of the Roman conquest of Greece - not only a thrilling tale of military conquest, but a pivotal...[more]
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