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The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train

Paula Hawkins

Fiction & Literature

$22.99

Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time,...[more]
Beyond Belief: How We Find Meaning Without Religion

Beyond Belief: How We Find Meaning...

Hugh Mackay

Philosophy

$32.99

A powerful investigation into how we make sense of our lives and find purpose in an age without God.[more]
The Course of Love

The Course of Love

Alain de Botton...

Fiction & Literature

$32.99

ABBEY'S CHOICE MAY 2016 ----- What does it mean to live happily ever after?[more]
For the Common Good: Reflections on Australia's Future

For the Common Good: Reflections...

Bill Shorten

History

$27.99

In this thoughtful narrative, Bill Shorten provides a unique insight into how a Labor government will...[more]
Aunt Dimity and the Summer King: Aunt Dimity #20

Aunt Dimity and the Summer King:...

Nancy Atherton

Fiction & Literature

$19.99

The twentieth title in Nancy Atherton's much-loved series featuring paranormal sleuth, Aunt Dimity, for...[more]
Hitman Anders and the Meaning of it All

Hitman Anders and the Meaning...

Jonas Jonasson

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

A madcap new novel from the one-of-a-kind author of The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window...[more]
Career of Evil: Cormoran Strike #3

Career of Evil: Cormoran Strike...

Robert Galbraith...

Fiction & Literature

$19.99

The phenomenal number one bestseller and the third book in the highly acclaimed crime fiction series by...[more]
This Orient Isle: Elizabethan England and the Islamic World

This Orient Isle: Elizabethan...

Jerry Brotton

History

$55.00

Shows how England's relations with the Muslim world were far more extensive, and often more amicable,...[more]
Paper: Paging Through History

Paper: Paging Through History...

Mark Kurlansky

History

$39.95

From the The New York Times best-selling author of Cod and Salt, a definitive history of paper and the...[more]
The House at the Edge of Night

The House at the Edge of Night...

Catherine Banner...

Fiction & Literature

$32.99

On a tiny island off the coast of Italy, Amedeo Esposito, a foundling from Florence, thinks he has found...[more]
The Dust That Falls from Dreams

The Dust That Falls from Dreams...

Louis de Bernieres...

Fiction & Literature

$22.99

In the brief golden years before the outbreak of World...[more]
The Pier Falls

The Pier Falls

Mark Haddon

Fiction & Literature

$32.99

Includes stories wherein, an expedition to Mars goes terribly wrong; a seaside pier collapses; a thirty-stone...[more]
In Europe's Shadow: Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey Through Romania and Beyond

In Europe's Shadow: Two Cold...

Robert D. Kaplan...

History

$34.99

A riveting and timely account of Romania past and present, of a decades-long obsession with one country,...[more]
Seneca: A Life

Seneca: A Life

Emily Wilson

Biography: historical, political & military

$29.99

Tells the story of Seneca, the Roman philosopher, dramatist, and rhetorician of the first century CE,...[more]
Towards the Flame: Empire, War and the End of Tsarist Russia

Towards the Flame: Empire, War...

Dominic Lieven

History

$29.99

Based on a study in Russian and many other foreign archives, this title explains why this suicidal decision...[more]
The Genius of Birds

The Genius of Birds

Jennifer Ackerman...

Mathematics & Sciences

$35.00

This elegant scientific investigation and travelogue weaves personal anecdotes with fascinating science....[more]
Moskva

Moskva

Jack Grimwood

Fiction & Literature

$32.99

Christmas Eve 1985 - The shaved, exsanguinated body of a young man is found in Red Square; frozen solid...[more]
A Classical Primer: Ancient Knowledge for Modern Minds

A Classical Primer: Ancient Knowledge...

Dan Crompton

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval

$14.99

Covering the study of ancient Greek and Latin literature, history, philosophy, science, maths, art and...[more]
Farewell to the Father

Farewell to the Father

Timothy Elliott...

Biography

$34.99

An outstandingly powerful memoir that chronicles a son's coming to terms with his father's decline into...[more]
The Spider in the Corner of the Room

The Spider in the Corner of the...

Nikki Owen

Fiction & Literature

$24.99

The Last Mile: Amos Decker #2

The Last Mile: Amos Decker #2...

David Baldacci

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

Following Memory Man, #1 NYT bestselling author David Baldacci returns with his next thriller featuring...[more]
Our Souls at Night

Our Souls at Night

Kent Haruf

Fiction & Literature

$19.99

From the Folio Prize-shortlisted author of Plainsong, Eventide and Benediction, a stunning novel about...[more]
Of Ashes and Rivers That Run to the Sea

Of Ashes and Rivers That Run...

Marie Munkara

Biography

$34.99

Heartbreaking, darkly funny and deeply moving, Of Ashes and Rivers That Flow to the Sea is a fearless...[more]
The Lost Tudor Princess: A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox

The Lost Tudor Princess: A Life...

Alison Weir

Biography: historical, political & military

$24.99

Royal Tudor blood ran in her veins. Some thought Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox, should be queen...[more]
Ice Letters

Ice Letters

Susan Errington...

Fiction & Literature

$32.99

A First World War novel of love, peace, violence and...[more]
Chronicles: On Our Troubled Times

Chronicles: On Our Troubled Times...

Thomas Piketty...

Business & Economics

$29.99

With Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Thomas Piketty wrote a bestselling book that was widely agreed...[more]
15 Million Degrees: A Journey to the Centre of the Sun

15 Million Degrees: A Journey...

Lucie Green

Mathematics & Sciences

$34.99

Light takes just eight minutes to reach Earth from the surface of the Sun - but its journey within the...[more]
Good People

Good People

Nir Baram

Fiction & Literature

$32.99

Set in Berlin and Leningrad during WWII, a profound exploration of individual lives caught in the tide...[more]
The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically

The Most Good You Can Do: How...

Peter Singer

Philosophy

$23.99

From the ethicist the New Yorker calls the most influential living philosopher, a new way of thinking...[more]
Dark Fires Shall Burn

Dark Fires Shall Burn

Anna Westbrook

Fiction & Literature

$32.99

A scintillating literary crime novel inspired by the...[more]
Our Tiny, Useless Hearts

Our Tiny, Useless Hearts

Toni Jordan

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

Set over the course of a weekend, this screwball comedy is vastly entertaining![more]
The Libertarian Alternative: How Freedom and Markets Can Rejuvenate Australia

The Libertarian Alternative:...

Chris Berg

History

$32.99

Libertarianism - the philosophy of government which pairs free market economics with social liberalism...[more]
The Trust Deficit

The Trust Deficit

Sam Crosby

Politics & government

$27.99

Drawing on contemporary political stories and examples, The Trust Deficit shows us how faith in our politicians...[more]
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Eligible

Curtis Sittenfeld...

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

'Sheer joy... Giddy and glam and a hearty update of Pride and Prejudice' Jessie Burton, author of The...[more]
The Secret Chord

The Secret Chord

Geraldine Brooks...

Fiction & Literature

$32.99

A rich and utterly absorbing novel about the life of King David, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author...[more]
Everyone Brave is Forgiven

Everyone Brave is Forgiven

Chris Cleave

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

Epic new novel from the bestselling author of THE OTHER HAND and GOLD.[more]
The Dying Season: Bruno #8

The Dying Season: Bruno #8

Martin Walker

Fiction & Literature

$19.99

The Dordogne village of St Denis is tearing itself apart. Can Chief of Police Bruno keep it together in...[more]
Katherine of Aragon, the True Queen: Six Tudor Queens #1

Katherine of Aragon, the True...

Alison Weir

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

Foremost and beloved historian Alison Weir is writing six stunning novels about the Six Queens of Henry...[more]
Britt-Marie Was Here

Britt-Marie Was Here

Fredrik Backman...

Fiction & Literature

$29.99

The number 1 European bestseller by the author of the international phenomenon A Man Called Ove, Britt-Marie...[more]
The Girl in the Spider's Web: Millennium #4

The Girl in the Spider's Web:...

David Lagercrantz...

Fiction & Literature

$19.99

The girl with the dragon tattoo is back: Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist return in the #1 bestselling...[more]
Truly Tan: Hoodwinked!

Truly Tan: Hoodwinked!

Jen Storer

Children's & Educational

$16.99

The next adventure in the best-selling Truly Tan series. Ages: 8-12 Verity Crisp's cousin has come to...[more]
The Rest of Us Just Live Here

The Rest of Us Just Live Here...

Patrick Ness

Children's & Educational

$18.99

Award-winning writer Patrick Ness's bold and irreverent novel powerfully reminds us that there are many...[more]
LaRose

LaRose

Louise Erdrich

Fiction & Literature

$32.99

Set at the very end of the last century, the novel follows the fate of LaRose, a young boy, whose life...[more]
The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer

The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of...

Kate Summerscale...

Biography

$27.99

Early in the morning of Monday 8 July 1895, thirteen-year-old Robert Coombes and his twelve-year-old brother...[more]
Nightfall

Nightfall

Jake Halpern

Children's & Educational

$16.99

After fourteen years of Day, comes fourteen years of Night. Don't get left in the dark. On Marin's island,...[more]
The Convict's Daughter: The Scandal That Shocked a Colony

The Convict's Daughter: The Scandal...

Kiera Lindsey

Biography: historical, political & military

$32.99

Abbey's Choice. A dramatic and fast-paced biography of a currency lass born to convicts who gained their...[more]
Code of Silence: How One Honest Police Officer Took on Australia's Most Corrupt Police Force

Code of Silence: How One Honest...

Colin Dillon

Biography

$29.99

The powerful true story of the first police officer to lift the lid on police corruption in Queensland...[more]
The War of the Four Isles: Ship Kings #3

The War of the Four Isles: Ship...

Andrew McGahan

Children's & Educational

$16.99

Nearly three years have passed since Dow Amber escaped the ruin of the Twelfth Kingdom. In that time,...[more]
The Book of Uninspiring Quotes: To Complement Your Empty Shell of an Existence

The Book of Uninspiring Quotes:...

Sunny Leunig

Fiction & Literature

$19.99

A morose but humorous look at the darker side of life from renowned artist and cartoonist Michael Leunig's...[more]
Gotham: Wisdom Tree #1

Gotham: Wisdom Tree #1

Nick Earls

Fiction & Literature

$19.99

Wisdom Tree - Five Novellas by best selling author Nick Earls Inkerman & Blunt will release one novella...[more]
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