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  • The Encyclopedia of the Weird and Wonderful

    Curious and Incredible Facts that Will Blow Your Mind

    by Milo Rossi ...
    The Encyclopedia of the Weird and Wonderful features explanations of some of the most intriguing and entertaining facts from prehistory, ancient Egypt, the Industrial Revolution, and beyond.Discover a plethora of intriguing and entertaining facts from archaeology and history—brought to life with the author’s signature wit and levity.In The Encyclopedia of the Weird and Wonderful, TikTok educator ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • The Girl You Left Behind: A Novel by Jojo Moyes | Conversation Starters

    by dailyBooks ...
    The Girl You Left Behind: by Jojo Moyes | Conversation StartersIn The Girl You Left Behind, the author of the critically acclaimed novel, Me Before You, tells the story of two strong women who lived a century apart. Sophie, whose husband painted her portrait in the early 20th century, lives in France and has to make difficult decisions to ensure her husband’s return from World War I. Liv is a ... Read more

    $5.58 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Strange Hollywood

    Amazing and Intriguing Stories From Tinseltown and Beyond

    series Strange Series
    More like Hollyweird, right? Unearth fun facts from Bryan Cranston’s body hair double to the Martha Stewart vs. Gwyneth Paltrow Goop feud, and much more.Hollywood stars may be accustomed to the limelight, but there are some things they may wish had never seen the light of day. Scandals, stunts gone wrong, off-camera feuds, eccentric lifestyles, it’s all here in Strange Hollywood. Dozens of ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Book Thief: A Novel by Markus Zusak | Conversation Starters

    by dailyBooks ...
    The Book Thief: by Markus Zusak | Conversation StartersLimited Time Offer: $3.99 ($4.99)A Brief Look Inside:EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPERthan the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive,and the characters and its world still live on.Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed tobring us beneath the surface of the pageand invite us into the world ... Read more

    $5.58 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • What Would Freud Do?

    How the greatest psychotherapists would solve your everyday problems

    by Sarah Tomley ...
    What Would Freud Do? uses the key ideas of more than 80 psychological thinkers, past and present, to shine new light onto today's everyday problems.Ever wondered what a great therapist like Freud or Jung would have to say about your horrible boss, your phone-checking addiction or an occasional wish to cheat on your partner? Ever wished someone would explain why you sometimes act like an idiot just ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Erich Fromm Handbook - Everything You Need To Know About Erich Fromm

    by Denise Ayers ...
    This book is your ultimate Erich Fromm resource. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, facts, quotes and much more.In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Erich Fromm's whole picture right away. Get countless Erich Fromm facts right at your fingertips with this essential resource.The Erich Fromm Handbook is the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Full Moon over Noah's Ark

    An Odyssey to Mount Ararat and Beyond

    by Rick Antonson ...
    Acclaimed travel writer Rick Antonson sets his adventurous compass on Mount Ararat, exploring the region’s long history, religious mysteries, and complex politics.Mount Ararat is the most fabled mountain in the world. For millennia this massif in eastern Turkey has been rumored as the resting place of Noah’s Ark following the Great Flood. But it also plays a significant role in the longstanding ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • The Big Book Of Words You Should Know To Sound Smart

    A Guide for Aspiring Intellectuals

    by Robert W Bly ...
    **The ultimate word book for aspiring intellectuals!The most compendious collection of words for aspiring scholars, this book helps you hold your own in intellectual discourse.** Featuring 2,400 sophisticated, obscure, and obtuse terms, each page provides you with the definitions you need to know to lock academic horns with the clerisy. From antebellum and eleemosynary to impasto and putative, you ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel by Anthony Doerr | Conversation Starters

    by dailyBooks ...
    All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr | Conversation StartersA Brief Look Inside:All the Light We Cannot See, the second novel from Anthony Doerr, takes place duringWorld War II.It tells the story of a young, blind girl living in Paris with her father. The pair must escape as the War nearsParis, but not without takingthe precious, and highly sought after, Sea of Flames. Marie-Laure and her ... Read more

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  • 1,227 QI Facts To Blow Your Socks Off

    'I love these books ... the best books ever. Brilliant' Chris Evans**1,227 QI Facts To Blow Your Socks Off by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson and James Harkin is a buffet groaning with mouth-watering nuggets from QI's first ten years.QI is the smartest comedy show on British television, but few people know that we're also a major legal hit in Australia, New Zealand, Israel and Africa and an illegal ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Australia's Greatest Disasters: The tragedies that have defined the nation

    by John Miller ...
    Australia is a land of extremes where searing heat and devastating floods can both take their toll. It is also a land of vast distances, leaving it vulnerable to calamaties at sea, by rail and in the air. AUSTRALIAS GREATEST DISASTERS charts the events that have caused not only tragic loss of human life, but also economic and environmental devastation. From Cyclone Tracy and the Ash Wednesday ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • QI: The Book of the Dead

    Welcome to QI: The Book of the Dead, a biographical dictionary with a twist - one where only the most interesting people made it in!QI have got together six dozen of the happiest, saddest, maddest and most successful men and women from history. Celebrate their wisdom, learn from their mistakes and marvel at their bad taste in clothes.Hans Christian Anderson was terrified of naked women, Florence ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • QI: The Book of Animal Ignorance

    Join QI's expedition into the animal kingdom to encounter 100 of its most remarkable subjects. Marvel at the elephants that walk on tiptoe, pigs that shine in the dark, and the woodlouse that drinks through its bottom.Albatrosses can fly non-stop for ten years without touching the ground. Box jellyfish have twenty-four eyes. Geese mourn their dead. Koalas don't drink. Monkeys pay to look at porn. ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Dictionary of Clichés

    A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 Overused Phrases and Almost-Pleasing Platitudes

    The largest, most comprehensive, and most entertaining reference of its kind, The Dictionary of Clichés features more than four thousand unique clichés and common expressions. Author Christine Ammer explores the phrases and terms that enliven our language and uncovers expressions that have long been considered dead. With each entry, she includes a thorough definition, origin of the term, and an ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know Brain Shot

    'If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.' John von NeumannMathematics can tell you things about the world that can't be learned in any other way. This hugely informative and wonderfully entertaining Brain Shot answers a few essential questions about existence. It unravels the knotty, clarifies the conundrums and sheds ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Abused, Confused, and Misused Words

    A Writer's Guide to Usage, Spelling, Grammar, and Sentence Structure

    by Mary Embree ...
    Have you been putting bullion in your soup? Is incorrect spelling starting to have a negative affect on your term papers? Do you wonder what someone is inferring when they tell you to pick up a dictionary? These are just a few of the commonly misunderstood words discussed and explained in Abused, Confused, and Misused Words, an entertaining and informative look at the ever-changing nature of the ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared: A Novel by Jonas Jonasson | Conversation Starters

    by dailyBooks ...
    The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappered: by Jonas Jonasson | Conversation StartersA Brief Look Inside:EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPERthan the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive,and the characters and its world still live on.Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed tobring us beneath the surface of the pageand invite ... Read more

    $5.58 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Who Invented Underpants?

    The Weird Trivia of Human Invention from Fire to Fast Food (and Everything In Between)

    by Stewart Ross ...
    series Fascinating Bathroom Readers
    A comprehensive collection of fun facts about the origins of pretty much everything, from windows to washing machines to websites.This fact-packed collection recounts the origins, invention, and discovery of just about everything, from the big bang to driverless cars. With sections covering topics such as the arts, sports, weapons, buildings, medicine, food, and many more, you can find out ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Holy Cow!

    Doggerel, Catnaps, Scapegoats, Foxtrots, and Horse Feathers—Splendid Animal Words and Phrases

    by Boze Hadleigh ...
    We love animals but insult humans by calling them everything from weasels or pigs to sheep, mice, chickens, sharks, snakes, and bird-brains. Animal epithets, words, and phrases are so widespread we often take them for granted or remain ignorant of the fascinating stories and facts behind them.Spanning the entire animal kingdom, Holy Cow! explains:Why hot dogs are named after canines. Why people ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Smart Words and Wicked Wit of William Shakespeare

    Edited by Max Morris ...
    “Better a witty fool, than a foolish wit,” said the world’s greatest and most preeminent English writer of all time, William Shakespeare.Have you ever wanted to quote the most quoted writer in the English language? Deliver the most inventive and debasing Shakespearean insult (“Would thou wert clean enough to spit upon!”)? Recite titillating love poetry like a modern-day Romeo to his (or her) ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Cults, Conspiracies, and Secret Societies

    The Straight Scoop on Freemasons, the Illmuniati, Skull & Bones, Black Helicopters, teh New World Order, and Many, Many More

    Did you know?• Freemasonry's first American lodge included a young Benjamin Franklin among its members.• The Knights Templarbegan as impoverished warrior monks then evolved into bankers.• Groom Lake, Dreamland, Homey Airport, Paradise Ranch, The Farm, Watertown Strip, Red Square, “The Box,” are all names for Area 51.An indispensable guide, Cults, Conspiracies, and Secret Societies connects the ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • CIA World Factbook 2022-2023

    The ultimate, comprehensive guide to official country data and statistics, from the world’s most sophisticated intelligence-gathering organization.From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2022-2023 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world's nations. This comprehensive guide is packed with data on countries' politics, populations, economics, and environment for 2022 and ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • 101 Amazing Harry Potter Facts

    Book 136 - 101 Amazing Facts
    Through JK Rowling's series of Harry Potter books and the eight films, we have been introduced to a fantastic and magical world that I'm sure many of us would like to visit. But what is the story behind what we see and read, and what are some little-known facts about the books, the films, the actors and the characters? This book contains 101 amazing facts which you most likely didn’t know! ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Astonishing Bathroom Reader

    Your No.2 Source to All the Flushing Facts, Jamming Trivia, & Gassy Mysteries of the Universe!

    600 pages of fascinating facts about everything from science to history to pop cultureDid you know the longest mountain range on earth is under water? How about the fact that June was named after Juno, the Roman goddess of marriage? If not, don’t worry! You can learn details about these facts and more useful (and useless) trivia in this gigantic collection. With subjects from across the spectrum, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD