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The Getting of Garlic: Australian Food from Bland to Brilliant, with Recipes Old and New

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The Getting of Garlic: Australian Food from Bland to Brilliant, with Recipes...

John Newton

History; Food & society; National & regional cuisine; Advocate - History

Paperback

The white colonisers of Australia suffered from Alliumphobia, a fear of garlic. Local cooks didn't touch the stuff and it... [more]

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A Short History of Drunkenness

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A Short History of Drunkenness

Mark Forsyth

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Food & society; Alcoholic beverages

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Almost every culture on earth has drink, and where there's drink there's drunkenness. But in every age and in every place... [more]

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The Secret Network of Nature: The Delicate Balance of All Living Things

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The Secret Network of Nature: The Delicate Balance of All Living Things...

Peter Wohlleben

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Botany & plant sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

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but The Secret Network of Nature gives us a chance to marvel at the inner workings and unlikely partnerships of the natural... [more]

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The Honey Factory: Inside the Ingenious World of Bees

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The Honey Factory: Inside the Ingenious World of Bees

Jurgen Tautz, Diedrich Steen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

An insightful look inside the life of a hive and the bees that make it a home. [more]

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Vodka and Apple Juice: Travels of an Undiplomatic Wife in Poland

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Vodka and Apple Juice: Travels of an Undiplomatic Wife in Poland

Jay Martin

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Jay shelves her corporate wardrobe and throws herself into life as a diplomatic wife. Between glamorous cocktail parties and... [more]

$27.99

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Rusted Off: Why Country Australia is Fed Up

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Rusted Off: Why Country Australia is Fed Up

Gabrielle Chan

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; The countryside, country life

Paperback

Looks at what is defining today's country/city divide and how it is affecting the political status quo. [more]

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Condomnauts

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Condomnauts

Yoss

Science fiction; Space opera; Fantasy; Humour

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$24.99

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Portuguese Phrasebook 4th Ed (Lonely Planet)

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Portuguese Phrasebook 4th Ed (Lonely Planet)

Lonely Planet

Language phrasebooks; Languages & ESL

Paperback

If it's true that language is the door to a nation's soul, you might get a little closer to grasping the saudade - that melancholic... [more]

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Hunter Wine: A History

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Hunter Wine: A History

Julie McIntyre, John Germov

History; Social & cultural history; Food & society; Viticulture; Wines

Paperback

Australian winegrowing is as old as European Australia. While the Hunter Valley is not the ideal place to grow grapes climatically,... [more]

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Dinosaurs: How They Lived and Evolved

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Dinosaurs: How They Lived and Evolved

Darren Naish, Paul M. Barrett

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

Paperback

Fully illustrated and immersive guide to the latest research in these incredible animals. [more]

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A Shot in the Dark (#1 Constable Twitten)

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A Shot in the Dark (#1 Constable Twitten)

Lynne Truss

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Humour

Paperback

After the notorious `Middle Street Massacre' of 1951, when the majority of Brighton's criminals wiped one another out in... [more]

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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

Lalage Snow

Memoirs; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Gardening; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

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A journey through the most unlikely of gardens: the oases of peace people create in the midst of war [more]

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A Thoroughly Unhelpful History of Australian Sport

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A Thoroughly Unhelpful History of Australian Sport

Titus O'Reily

Sports & outdoor recreation

Paperback

When it comes to sport, Australians are mad. It's the closest thing we have to a culture [more]

$22.99

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Atlas of the Southern Night Sky: Fifth Edition

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Atlas of the Southern Night Sky: Fifth Edition

Steve Massey, Steve Quirk

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

If you ever needed a book to help you explore the wonderful night skies from down under, be it Australia, South America, South... [more]

$39.99

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Halliday Wine Companion 2019: The bestselling and definitive guide to Australian wine

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Halliday Wine Companion 2019: The bestselling and definitive guide to Australian...

James Halliday

Cookery, food & drink; Wines

Paperback

The annual bible for lovers of Australian wine, detailing the best wineries and vintages of the key regions [more]

$39.99

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Sydney & Blue Mountains Street Directory 2019 55th ed

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Sydney & Blue Mountains Street Directory 2019 55th ed

UBD

Travel & holiday; Street maps & city plans

Paperback

The latest edition of the UBD Gregorys Sydney and Blue Mountains Street Directory has been fully revised and updated and includes... [more]

$44.99

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Fatherhood: Stories about being a dad

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Fatherhood: Stories about being a dad

William McInnes

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Intergenerational relationships; Humour

Paperback

Bestselling author and acclaimed actor William McInnes returns with a book about a subject close to his own heart: Fatherhood.... [more]

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The Football Solution: How Richmond's premiership can save Australia

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The Football Solution: How Richmond's premiership can save Australia

George Megalogenis

Politics & government; Sports & outdoor recreation; Australian Rules football

Paperback

A sport unlike any other in the world, football has always been Australia's bellwether. But at a time when politics is increasingly... [more]

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Bill Lawry: Chasing a century

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Bill Lawry: Chasing a century

Bill Lawry

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

Hardback

Bill Lawry will always be one of the most iconic figures of Australian cricket. Whether you remember him best as the famously... [more]

$45.00

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The Magical Unicorn Society: Official Handbook

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The Magical Unicorn Society: Official Handbook

Selwyn E. Phipps, Harry and Zanna Goldhawk , Helen Dardik, Jonny Leighton

Fiction-related items; Folklore, myths & legends; Humour

Hardback

After centuries of mystery, the mythical Magical Unicorn Society has published its official handbook. [more]

$19.99

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A Guinea Pig Christmas Carol

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A Guinea Pig Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens, Tess Newall, Alex Goodwin

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Humour; Rabbits & rodents as pets; Gift books

Hardback

This is Charles Dickens's warming winter tale, retold in an entirely new... [more]

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Be More Yoda (Star Wars)

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Be More Yoda (Star Wars)

Christian Blauvelt

Films, movies & cinema; Fiction-related items; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice; Humour

Hardback

Pursue a more mindful life with words of wisdom from Star Wars mentors Yoda, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Luke Skywalker. A balanced... [more]

$14.99

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In My Mind's Eye: A Thought Diary

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In My Mind's Eye: A Thought Diary

Jan Morris

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; Travel writing

Hardback

Riffing on cats and Brexit, the Royals and the annoyances of aging, the nonagenarian Jan Morris delights with her wickedly... [more]

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Be More Vader (Star Wars)

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Be More Vader (Star Wars)

Christian Blauvelt

Films, movies & cinema; Fiction-related items; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem; Humour

Hardback

Move from apprentice to master with assertiveness advice from the Star Wars galaxy's most powerful leaders, including Darth... [more]

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Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts who made man's first journey to the Moon

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Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts who made man's...

Robert Kurson

History of the Americas; The Cold War; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space; Expeditions

Paperback

Fifty years ago, Christmas 1968, Man first orbited the Moon. This book tells the inside story of that epic journey. [more]

$35.00

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