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  • The Passion of Private White

    by Don Watson ...
    From the bestselling author of The Bush, the story of a fifty-year relationship between a Vietnam veteran and an isolated clan in north-east Arnhem Land – a unique window into Australia’s deep past and precarious present, by one of our master storytellers.The Passion of Private White describes the meeting of two worlds: that of the intensely driven anthropologist Neville White, and the world of ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Sapiens

    THE MULTI-MILLION COPY BESTSELLER

    'Interesting and provocative... It gives you a sense of how briefly we've been on this Earth' Barack ObamaWhat makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens?One of the world's preeminent historians and thinkers, Yuval Noah Harari challenges everything we know about being human.Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Danish Way of Parenting

    What the Happiest People in the World Know About Raising Confident, Capable Kids

    'A shining alternative to high-stress modern parenting, and families from New Delhi to New York will shout with joy' Heather Shumaker, author of It's OK Not to Share and It's OK to Go Up the SlideDISCOVER THE PARENTING SECRETS OF THE HAPPIEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLDWhat makes Denmark the happiest country in the world -- and how do Danish parents raise happy, confident, successful kids, year af... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • All The Lonely People

    From the Richard and Judy bestselling author of Half a World Away comes a warm, life-affirming story – the perfect read for these times

    by Mike Gayle ...
    Shortlisted for the British Book Awards Book of the Year: Pageturners.T****he 2021 recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Romantic Novelists' Association.From the bestselling author of The Man I Think I Know comes this heart-warming novel of family, friendship and human connection.'Hubert Bird stole my heart' Beth O'Leary, author of The Flat-Share and The Switch</st... ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • Futuro ancestral

    Nesta nova coleção de textos, Ailton Krenak nos provoca com a radicalidade de seu pensamento insurgente, que demove o senso comum e invoca o maravilhamento.A ideia de futuro por vezes nos assombra com cenários apocalípticos. Por outras, ela se apresenta como possibilidade de redenção, como se todos os problemas do presente pudessem ser magicamente resolvidos depois. Em ambos os casos, as ilusões ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • The Celts

    by Alice Roberts ...
    'Informed, impeccably researched and written' Neil OliverThe Celts are one of the world's most mysterious ancient people. In this compelling account, Alice Roberts takes us on a journey across Europe, uncovering the truth about this engimatic tribe: their origins, their treasure and their enduring legacy today. What emerges is not a wild people, but a highly sophisticated tribal culture that ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • On the Scent

    Unlocking the Mysteries of Smell – and How Its Loss Can Change Your World

    'Engaging and hopeful' New Scientist**A fascinating exploration of how losing our sense of smell can shape our world, and how the global pandemic transformed our understanding of this mysterious sense.When award-winning reporter Paola Totaro lost her sense of smell to Covid in March 2020, her world changed and dulled in an instant. Trapped in a sensory vacuum without fragrance or flavour, she ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • The North Will Rise Again

    In Search of the Future in Northern Heartlands

    by Mr Alex Niven ...
    An in-depth exploration of the importance of the North of England in the modern era.The North Will Rise Again covers the colourful adventures of its inhabitants, the expansiveness and optimism that defines Northern culture, and the recurrent sense of failure and despair that is at the heart of one of the West's most impoverished regions.By telling the story of the North in the last few decades, ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Guns, Germs And Steel

    The MILLION-COPY bestselling history of everybody

    by Jared Diamond ...
    This book answers the most obvious, the most important, yet the most difficult question about human history: why history unfolded so differently on different continents. Geography and biogeography, not race, moulded the contrasting fates of Europeans, Asians, Native Americans, sub-Saharan Africans, and aboriginal Australians.An ambitious synthesis of history, biology, ecology and linguistics, Guns ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Brief History of Indonesia

    Sultans, Spices, and Tsunamis: The Incredible Story of Southeast Asia's Largest Nation

    by Tim Hannigan ...
    series Brief History of Asia Series
    Sultans, Spices, and Tsunamis: The Incredible Story of the World's Largest ArchipelagoIndonesia is by far the largest nation in Southeast Asia and has the fourth largest population in the world after the United States. Indonesian history and culture are especially relevant today as the Island nation is an emerging power in the region with a dynamic new leader. It is a land of incredible diversity ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Amur River

    Between Russia and China

    by Colin Thubron ...
    'Thubron on top form. Richly detailed, immaculately written and full of insights and encounters that bring a complex corner of the world to life' MICHAEL PALIN'A masterpiece' WILLIAM DALRYMPLE 'Unforgettable' ANTONY BEEVORAs read on BBC Radio 4's Book of the Week_______________A dramatic and ambitious new journey from our greatest travel writer.... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Bad Data

    How Governments, Politicians and the Rest of Us Get Misled by Numbers

    'Essential reading ... An incisive and urgently needed book' Tim Harford'[An] entertaining introduction to the uses (and misuses) of data ... a penetrating analysis of why statistical literacy matters to our politics and our daily lives' Professor Jonathan PortesOur politicians make vital decisions and declarations every day that rely on official data. But should all statistics be trusted?In BAD ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Songlines

    by Bruce Chatwin ...
    Bruce Chatwin provides a fascinating background to indigenous Australian life.The songlines are the invisible pathways that criss-cross Australia, tracks connecting communities and following ancient boundaries. Along these lines, Aboriginals passed the songs which revealed the creation of the land and the secrets of its past. In this magical account, Chatwin recalls his travels across the length ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Pirate Enlightenment, or the Real Libertalia

    by David Graeber ...
    'A characteristically radical re-reading of history that places the social and political experiments of pirates at the heart of the European Enlightenment. A brilliant companion volume to the best-selling Dawn of Everything' Amitav GhoshThe Enlightenment did not begin in Europe. Its true origins lie thousands of miles away on the island of Madagascar, in the late seventeenth century, when it was ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Asian Face Reading

    Unlock the Secrets Hidden in the Human Face

    Imagine how much you could learn if you knew how to evaluate a person's character, health, fortune, social status, sexual charisma, and life expectancy from a careful reading of his or her face.Face reading, a practice as old as man, is a universal art that we all use every day-with varying degrees of skill. We all know and respond to facial expressions that indicate fear, anger, merriment, and ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • “You Just Need to Lose Weight”

    And 19 Other Myths About Fat People

    by Aubrey Gordon ...
    series Myths Made in America
    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**“One of the great thinkers of our generation . . . I feel fresher and smarter and happier for sitting down with her.”—Jameela Jamil, iWeigh PodcastThe co-host of the Maintenance Phase podcast and creator of Your Fat Friend equips you with the facts to debunk common anti-fat myths and with tools to take action for fat justice**The pushback that shows up in conversations ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Sand Talk

    How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World

    Winner, Small Publishers' Adult Book of the Year, Australian Book Industry Awards 2020This remarkable book is about everything from echidnas to evolution, cosmology to cooking, sex and science and spirits to Schrödinger’s cat.Tyson Yunkaporta looks at global systems from an Indigenous perspective. He asks how contemporary life diverges from the pattern of creation. How does this affect us? How can ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Homo Britannicus

    The Incredible Story of Human Life in Britain

    HOMO BRITANNICUS tells the epic history of life in Britain, from man’s very first footsteps to the present day. Drawing on all the latest evidence and techniques of investigation, Chris Stringer describes times when Britain was so tropical that man lived alongside hippos and sabre tooth tiger, times so cold we shared this land with reindeer and mammoth, and times colder still when we were forced ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Civilized to Death

    The Price of Progress

    The New York Times bestselling coauthor of Sex at Dawn explores the ways in which “progress” has perverted the way we live—how we eat, learn, feel, mate, parent, communicate, work, and die—in this “engaging, extensively documented, well-organized, and thought-provoking” (Booklist) book.Most of us have instinctive evidence the world is ending—balmy December days, face-to-face conversation replaced ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Three Women

    A BBC 2 Between the Covers Book Club Pick

    by Lisa Taddeo ...
    The International No. 1 Bestseller'Cuts to the heart of who we are' Sunday Times'A book that begs discussion' Vanity FairAll Lina wanted was to be desired. How did she end up in a marriage with two children and a husband who wouldn't touch her?All Maggie wanted was to be understood. How did she end up in a relationship with her teacher and then in court, a hated pariah in her small town?... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Cherokee Full Circle

    A Practical Guide to Ceremonies and Traditions

    A comprehensive overview of Native American spiritual principles and their application for personal spirit-healing.• Includes traditional sacred exercises, teaching tales, case studies, and suggested rituals for individual and group healing.• Outlines the core principals of Native American traditional values and teaches how to apply them to the contemporary path of wellness and healing.• ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Our Babies, Ourselves

    How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Parent

    A thought-provoking combination of practical parenting information and scientific analysis, Our Babies, Ourselves is the first book to explore why we raise our children the way we do--and to suggest that we reconsider our culture's traditional views on parenting.New parents are faced with innumerable decisions to make regarding the best way to care for their baby, and, naturally, they often turn ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Aboriginal Australians

    A history since 1788

    'The vast sweeping story of Aboriginal Australia from 1788 is told in Richard Broome's typical lucid and imaginative style. This is an important work of great scholarship, passion and imagination.' - Professor Lynette Russell, Centre for Australian Indigenous Studies, Monash UniversityIn the creation of any new society, there are winners and losers. So it was with Australia as it grew from a ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Timecode of a Face

    by Ruth Ozeki ...
    What did your face look like before your parents were born? Who are you? What is your true self? These are the questions in Ruth Ozeki’s mind as she challenges herself to spend three hours gazing into her own reflection, recording every thought and detail. What follows are a lifetime’s worth of meditations on race, ageing, family, death, the body, self-doubt and, finally, acceptance. In this ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD