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  • Rambling Man

    My Life on the Road

    THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING HILARIOUS NEW BOOK FROM THE NATION'S FAVOURITE COMEDIAN, BILLY CONNOLLYBeing a Rambling Man was what I always wanted to be, to live the way I damn well pleased. I've met the weirdest and most wonderful people who walk the Earth, seen the most bizarre and the most fantastic sights - and I've rarely come across something I couldn't get a laugh at. I don't think I've ever ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • In Clancy's Boots: The Greatest Ever Round-the-World Motorbike Adventure, Motorbike Adventures 4

    by Geoff Hill ...
    In 1912, Carl Stearns Clancy undertook the longest, most difficult and most perilous journey ever attempted on a motorcycle. By June 1913 he had made history, becoming the first person ever to travel round the world on a motorbike. A century on, bestselling author and biker Geoff Hill recreates Clancy’s historic journey and ends up on the road trip of a lifetime. Following the same route, and with ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Places In Between

    by Rory Stewart ...
    Rory Stewart's moving, sparsely poetic account of his walk across Afghanistan in January 2002 has been immediately hailed as a classic.Caught between hostile nations, warring factions and competing ideologies, at the time, Afghanistan was in turmoil following the US invasion. Travelling entirely on foot and following the inaccessible, mountainous route once taken by the Mohgul Emperor, Babur the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

    Translated by Philip Gabriel ...
    'Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional'A compelling mediation on the power of running and a fascinating insight into the life of this internationally bestselling writer. A perfect reading companion for runners.In 1982, having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing, Murakami began running to keep fit. A year later, he'd completed a solo course from Athens to Marathon, and now, after ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Where There's A Will

    Hope, Grief and Endurance in a Cycle Race Across a Continent

    Shortlisted for the Wales Book of the Year Non-Fiction Award 2020'Chappell is a gifted storyteller' - ObserverIn 2015 Emily Chappell embarked on a formidable new bike race: The Transcontinental. 4,000km across Europe, unassisted, in the shortest time possible.On her first attempt she made it only halfway, waking up suddenly on her back in a field, floored by the physical and mental exertion.A year ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Out of Africa

    by Isak Dinesen ...
    Series series Penguin Modern Classics
    From the moment Karen Blixen arrived in Kenya in 1914 to manage a coffee plantation, her heart belonged to Africa. Drawn to the intense colours and ravishing landscapes, Karen Blixen spent her happiest years on the farm and her experiences and friendships with the people around her are vividly recalled in these memoirs. Out of Africa is the story of a remarkable and unconventional woman and of a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Call of the Road: The History of Cycle Road Racing

    Eddy Merckx. Fausto Coppi. Jacques Anquetil. Bernard Hinault. Beryl Burton. Marianne Vos.Since the first road race in May 1869, revealed here for the very first time, cycle road racing has been dominated by iconic cyclists who redefined endurance and fortitude. The battles facing these cyclists are not fought over just one race, but an annual series beginning with the Spring Classics and ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Oregon Trail

    A New American Journey

    by Rinker Buck ...
    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • #1 Indie Next Pick • Winner of the PEN New England Award“Enchanting…A book filled with so much love…Long before Oregon, Rinker Buck has convinced us that the best way to see America is from the seat of a covered wagon.” —The Wall Street Journal“Amazing…A real nonfiction thriller.” —Ian Frazier, The New York Review of Books“Absorbing…Winning…The many l... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Treeline

    The Last Forest and the Future of Life on Earth

    by Ben Rawlence ...
    A ground-breaking and beautifully written investigation into the Arctic Treeline with an urgent environmental message.'Evocative, wise and unflinching' Jay Griffiths, author of WildThe Arctic treeline is the frontline of climate change, where the trees have been creeping towards the pole for fifty years already.Scientists are only just beginning to understand the astonishing significance of these ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Pillars of Hercules

    A Grand Tour of the Mediterranean

    by Paul Theroux ...
    At the gateway to the Mediterranean lie the two Pillars of Hercules: Gibraltar and Ceuta, in Morocco. Paul Theroux decided to travel from one to the other – but taking the long way round.His grand tour of the Mediterranean begins in Gibraltar and takes him through Spain, the French Riviera, Italy, Greece, Istanbul and beyond. He travels by any means necessary - including dilapidated taxi, smoke ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • You Deserve Good Gelato

    by Kacie Rose ...
    In her inimitably funny and feel-good way, social media star Kacie Rose offers a refreshingly honest take on navigating a new life abroad in You Deserve Good Gelato, covering everything from travel fails and homesickness to the joy of culture shocks and the power of doing the s*** that scares you. Because life is too short not to.Kacie decided to leave her life as a pro dancer in New York City and ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD


  • Massage and Sex in Indonesia and the UK

    by P.C. Anders ...
    Sometimes, they want it, and you don't. Sometimes, you want it, but they don't. You can't always get what you want (and neither can they), but the oldest game in the world--seduction--might sometimes lead to both of you getting what you want. So the author concludes in this short, sexy, experience-filled book. The author describes how massage can be a gateway to consensual, joyous sex in many ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • A Pattern of Islands

    Arthur Grimble was sent to the Gilbert and Ellice islands as a colonial administrator in the twilight of the Edwardian era. He lived there for the next twenty-five years and developed a rare passion for the language, life and landscape of the place. Fortunately his island neighbours, a fascinating cast of fishermen, sorcerers, poets and fighters, began to trust this charming, happy and energetic ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Men Who Stare At Goats

    by Jon Ronson ...
    "A jaw-dropper of a non-fiction story. It moves with wry, precise agility." The New York TimesIn 1979, a secret unit was established by the most gifted minds within the US Army. Defying all known military practice - and indeed the laws of physics - they believed that a soldier could adopt a cloak of invisibility, pass cleanly through walls, and, perhaps most chillingly, kill goats just by staring ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Stalin's Wine Cellar

    In the late 1990s, John Baker was known as a purveyor of quality rare and old wines. Always entrepreneurial and up for adventure, he was the perfect person for an occasional business partner to approach with a mysterious wine list that was foreign to anything John, or his second-in-command, Kevin Hopko, had ever come across.The list was discovered to be a comprehensive catalogue of the wine ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • 星空吟遊

    by 謝哲青 ...
    Series series 生活風格
    生活在人造光線過度飽和的後工業文明中,我們根本不知道什麼才是真正的黑夜,因為大部分的人都不曾體驗過,自然也就没有機會,領略星空真正的魅力。──謝哲青跟著謝哲青的腳步,縱情穿梭在被都市文明遺棄已久的夜空之中,以光年的距離,從星星的角度,重新打開心靈的視野,認識我們所存在的這世界。謝哲青以一貫的磅礡、敏感,帶讀者從藝術、文化、科學、人心各領域,看見星星和人之間不可開脫的美麗關係:科學上永不相會的牽牛織女星,為何可以寄託千年不變的思念?梵谷筆下色彩斑斕的星夜,是藝術家的狂想,還是美麗的現實?現代占星學如何和心理分析交織,讓人解開星空的密碼,探索深層的自我?這是一場星夜下的長途旅行,也是一場科學與人文的邂逅。融貫知性與感性,當黎明重啟,你會發現看世界的眼光截然不同,處處都是美的驚奇;當再次仰望星空,或許你也會讀出閃耀背後,繁星對人永恆、真誠的安慰。 ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Around India in 80 Trains

    One of the Independent's Top 10 Books about India

    **'Crackles and sparks with life like an exploding box of Diwali fireworks' -William Dalrymple'**One can only envy Monisha Rajesh as she embarks on this epic journey' -Tim ParksWhen she was a child, Monisha Rajesh's family uprooted to Madras in the hope of making India their home, but soon returned to England with a bitter taste in their mouths. Two decades on, Monisha turns to a map of the Indian ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Great Barrier Reef (Revised Edition)

    The real Great Barrier Reef is not just a single clown fish or a colony of branching stag horn coral. It is not simply the crystal clear water, cocktails and beautiful bodies of the tourist ads. Nor is it just the stage for murders, mishaps, shipwrecks, shark attacks, crocodile death rolls or gropers that swallow men's heads whole and only sometimes spit them back out.The real Great Barrier Reef ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • A Walk In The Woods

    The World's Funniest Travel Writer Takes a Hike

    by Bill Bryson ...
    Series Book 8 - Bryson
    'Short of doing it yourself, the best way of escaping into nature is to read a book like A Walk in the Woods.' New York TimesIn the company of his friend Stephen Katz (last seen in the bestselling Neither Here nor There), Bill Bryson set off to hike the Appalachian Trail, the longest continuous footpath in the world.Ahead lay almost 2,200 miles of remote mountain wilderness filled with bears, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Travel Writer's Way: Turn your travels into stories

    Whether you want to be the next Bill Bryson, set up a brilliant blog or simply make the best of your travel journal, this book will lead you along the travel writer's way.The Travel Writer's Way takes a ground-breaking approach to the craft of travel writing, with a 12-step programme of 'creative journeys' specially tailored to develop your writing skills. Whether you want to write for pleasure or ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Slovene Mountain Trail

    Slovenska planinska pot

    A guidebook to walking the Slovene Mountain Trail (Slovenska planinska pot or Transverzala) between Maribor near the Austrian border and Ankaran on the Adriatic Coast. Covering 550km (342 miles), this long-distance trek crosses Slovenia's Julian Alps and Karavanke.The route is described in 12 stages, ranging between 3 and 6 days in length. These can be completed as single sections or linked ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • Turn Right at Machu Picchu

    Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at at Time

    by Mark Adams ...
    What happens when an unadventurous adventure writer tries to re-create the original expedition to Machu Picchu?In 1911, Hiram Bingham III climbed into the Andes Mountains of Peru and 'discovered' Machu Picchu. While history has recast Bingham as a villain who stole both priceless artifacts and credit for finding the great archaeological site, Mark Adams set out to retrace the explorer's perilous ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Never Leave the Dogs Behind

    A Memoir

    by Brianna Madia ...
    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe author of Nowhere for Very Long continues her story with this deeply honest, moving account of a woman walking the line between independence and isolation when she moves to the Southwest desert with nothing and no one but her four dogs.In her debut memoir, Nowhere for Very Long, Brianna Madia reflected on her life as a nomad, free to roam some of the most beautiful ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Sinning Across Spain

    A Walker's Journey from Granada to Galicia

    by Ailsa Piper ...
    I WILL WALK OFF YOUR SINS: Pilgrim seeks sinners for mutually beneficial arrangement. Seven Deadlies a specialty.With these words Ailsa Piper's journey begins. Less than a month later she finds herself hiking through olive groves and under translucent pink blossoms, making her way from the legendary city of Granada, towards the cliffs at Finisterre in the far north-west of Spain.On her back she ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD