Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'OR' between 2 words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
This definitive, hand-picked selection of Thompson's finest pieces ever published in Rolling Stone showcases the evolution... [more]
On 19 November 1838 James Bell, then aged 21, set out in the sailing vessel the Planter from St Katharine Docks in London... [more]
Charles Turnbull Harrisson (1867-1914) was one of the members of Douglas Mawson's legendary Australasian Antarctic Expedition... [more]
Heysen to Heysen is a showcase of letters between Nora and Hans Heysen from the collection of the National Library of Australia.... [more]
When Queen Victoria died in 1901, two literary gentlemen took on a monumental task: selecting and editing her vast correspondence.... [more]
From the number one bestselling, multi-award-winning author of The Suspicions of Mr Whicher [more]
Offers an intimate and often amusing portrait of two men as they explore the complexities of the here and now and is a reflection... [more]
<div><strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> ----- May Smith was a schoolteacher in Derby during WWII. Her diaries record... [more]
Doreen Ingrams and her husband were the first Europeans ever to live in the Hadhramaut, an extraordinary, isolated region... [more]
Letters from the Front is an authentic account of World War One through the eyes of an ordinary soldier, the story of one... [more]
Features letters that cover the activities of Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac in the years that gave birth to... [more]
How maths can help you lose weight, win in Vegas and survive the zombie apocalypse [more]
The monumentality of this biographical work further establishes Joseph Roth with Kafka, Mann, and Musil in the twentieth-century... [more]
Highly valuable both as a detailed depiction of the Tsarist system of penal servitude and as an insight into Chekhov's motivations... [more]
The story of the Terra Nova expedition is one of survival in the Antarctic. Levick's journal adds to this record the struggles... [more]
Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist Edward O. Wilson imparts the wisdom of his storied career to the next generation. [more]
Thirty years of wit, wisdom, gossip and intimacy from Diana Athill, one of the nation's bestselling and best-loved authors,... [more]
Showcases the evolution of the writer of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Hell's Angels , through his work at the magazine... [more]
The 573 love letters of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning have long captivated scholars and fans of poetry. [more]
A collection of new letters from these fantastic literary events, featuring a wide range of Australian talent, including writers,... [more]
Bestselling novelist Michel Houellebecq, and bestselling philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy ('BHL'), are two of the most celebrated... [more]
At the age of forty, T S Eliot was to set a new course for his life and work. This title includes his correspondence with... [more]
Begun in 1837, Thoreau's Journal spans a period of twenty-five years and runs to more than two million words, coming to... [more]
At the time of his death in 1998, Alfred Kazin was considered one of the most influential intellectuals of postwar America.... [more]
Covering a career that spanned almost 60 years and many awards, including the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award,... [more]