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'.
Power is shifting--from large, stable armies to loose bands of insurgents, from corporate leviathans to nimble start-ups,... [more]
This clear and practical book on academic grammar shows students how to avoid common mistakes and how to quickly apply this... [more]
When Mohammed Khatami stormed to his 1997 election victory in a landslide result, the world waited anxiously for the reforms... [more]
Who knew that Australian convicts fought in the American Civil War? This is the real-life account of two extraordinary men... [more]
In Uganda and neighboring Darfur there is no end of conflict in sight. Every night, hospitals and school halls are crowded... [more]
A new look at Malcolm X's life and times. Manning Marable's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention,... [more]
The first inside account to be published about Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state, anchored by Ghattas's own perspective... [more]
In celebration of the Girl Scouts' centennial, a lively salute to its maverick founder. Born at the start of the Civil War,... [more]
A brilliant work of immersive journalism. [more]
Lev and Svetlana, kept apart for fourteen years by the Second World War and the Gulag, stayed true to each other and exchanged... [more]
The Cushion in the Road is a collection of wide-ranging meditations on the human race's intertwined personal, spiritual and... [more]
The United States is a country founded on the ideals of democracy and freedom, yet throughout the last century it has used... [more]
A beautifully written and inspiring memoir, Why God Hates Me is the before and after story of a gutsy teenager who succeeds... [more]
From the bestselling author of Operation Mincemeat and Agent Zigzag comes the fascinating story of Elisabeth Nietzsche--sister... [more]
New Zealand's battle for Crete in the Second World War. [more]
It's a little-known fact that Australia has some of the most evil murderesses in history. This is arguably the most chilling... [more]
An account of an epic tragedy, the battle of Gallipoli. It explains that from the initial landings - which ended with so much... [more]
28th April 1870. The flamboyantly dressed Miss Fanny Park and Miss Stella Boulton are causing a stir in the Strand Theatre.... [more]
Robert Guest, The Economist's global business editor, observes how migrant networks create wealth, spread ideas, & foster... [more]
A Case of Hysteria reveals how Freud dealt with patients and interpreted their statements. A crucial text in the development... [more]
A completely new look at the history of Europe over the last one hundred years, showing how the fabric of everyday life and... [more]
For the last twenty years, Dr Hawa Abdi and her daughters have run a refugee camp on their family farm not far from Mogadishu... [more]
Explores the role of sound - and of listening - in 100,000 years of human history. This book is a chance for readers to discover... [more]
Seven of our most acclaimed authors and thinkers go head to head with Lust, Greed, Gluttony, Envy, Wrath, Sloth and Vanity... [more]
An Introduction to Islam in the 21 st Century provides an engaging depiction of Islam as a living religion. Exploring Islam's... [more]