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The Husband-Hunters: Social Climbing in London and New York by Anne De Courcy

This new book from the best known chronicler of upper class women is greatly entertaining, but also a wonderful dissection of high society in the latter parts of the 19th century. Lindy Jones


 

BOOKSELLER PICK

Get Poor Slow by David Free

From page one it was clear this was going to be an Abbey’s Bookseller Pick, with its elegant prose combined with pointed barbs and acute observations. The wit and venom with which Ray Saint, the literary critic narrator at the centre of the mystery, conveys his jaundiced world view is thoroughly entertaining. Craig Kirchner


 
 
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ABIA AWARDS VOGEL PRIZE

 

Authors at Abbey's


The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

A meditation on the dark history of America.



Paul Keating by Troy Bramston

Australia's big picture leader.



Scorched Earth by Sue Rosen

Australia's top-secret plans to fight Japanese invasion.



Insomniac City by Bill Hayes

A memoir, a love letter, a taste of NYC.



Dognitive Therapy by Laura Vissaritis

Let your pooch be your Yoda.



Their Finest Hour by Andrew Marmont

History of the Rugby League World Cup in 10 matches.



Charlie and the Karaoke Cockroaches by Alan Brough

A hilarious story for kids of all ages.



Hidden in Plain View by Paul Irish

Restoring Aboriginals to the narrative of colonial Sydney.



No Place to Lay One's Head by Francoise Frenkel

Translated by Stephanie Smee

A woman's rise, fall, and daring escape in World War II.



The Good Girl of Chinatown by Jenevieve Chang

A bold and vibrant cross-generational memoir.




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