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  • Still Life

    by Sarah Winman ...
    THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF DYMOCKS BOOK OF THE YEARA GUARDIAN BEST BOOK OF 2021A BBC BETWEEN THE COVERS BOOK CLUB PICKWINNER OF THE INWORDS LITERARY AWARD‘Sheer joy' Graham Norton‘Utterly beautiful … filled with hope’ Joanna Cannon, author of Three Things About Elsie’A gorgeous, generous... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Raphael, Painter in Rome

    A Novel

    Another Fabulous Art History Thriller by the Bestselling Author of Oil and Marble, Featuring the Master of Renaissance Perfection: Raphael!Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel ceiling is one of the most iconic masterpieces of the Renaissance. Here, in Raphael, Painter in Rome, Storey tells of its creation as never before: through the eyes of Michelangelo’s fiercest rival—the young, beautiful, brilliant ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Complete Paintings of Gustav Klimt (Delphi Classics)

    series Delphi Masters of Art #8
    The Austrian symbolist painter Gustav Klimt was a founding member of the Vienna Secession, whose celebrated paintings and murals are widely regarded as modern masterpieces of twentieth century art. The Masters of Art Series presents the world’s first digital e-Art books, allowing digital readers to explore the works of the world’s greatest artists in comprehensive detail. This volume presents ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD

  • Think Like an Artist

    . . . and Lead a More Creative, Productive Life

    by Will Gompertz ...
    Think Like an Artist by BBC Arts editor Will Gompertz - wisdom and smart thinking from Da Vinci to Ai WeiweiWhy do some people seem to find it easy to come up with brilliant, fresh ideas? And how do they turn them into something worthwhile?Will Gompertz, the BBC's Arts Editor and a former director at the Tate, has spent years getting up close and personal with some of the world's greatest creative ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • 1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows

    The story of two lives, one nation, and a century of art under tyranny

    by Ai Weiwei ...
    'Engrossing... A remarkable story' Sunday Times'Above all a story of inherited resilience, strength of character and self-determination' ObserverChinese dissident. Ground-breaking artist. Global icon.Here, through the sweeping, extraordinary story of his own and his father's lives, Ai Weiwei tells an epic tale of China over the last 100 years.He recounts a childhood in exile in a desolate place ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Oil and Marble

    A Novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo

    In her brilliant debut, Storey brings early 16th-century Florence alive, entering with extraordinary empathy into the minds and souls of two Renaissance masters, creating a stunning art history thriller. From 1501 to 1505, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti both lived and worked in Florence. Leonardo was a charming, handsome fifty year-old at the peak of his career. Michelangelo was a ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Another Country

    For several years now, Nicolas Rothwell has travelled the length and breadth of Northern and Central Australia. This book collects published and unpublished writing from that time. It contains sundry tales of marvellous places, told in an inimitable style. There are profiles of mystics and artists, explorers and healers, accounts of desert journeys, ground-breaking pieces on art, politics, ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • A History of the World in 100 Objects

    This book takes a dramatically original approach to the history of humanity, using objects which previous civilisations have left behind them, often accidentally, as prisms through which we can explore past worlds and the lives of the men and women who lived in them. The book's range is enormous. It begins with one of the earliest surviving objects made by human hands, a chopping tool from the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Beauty in Thorns

    by Kate Forsyth ...
    A spellbinding reimagining of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ set amongst the wild bohemian circle of Pre-Raphaelite artists and poets.The Pre-Raphaelites were determined to liberate art and love from the shackles of convention.Ned Burne-Jones had never had a painting lesson and his family wanted him to be a parson. Only young Georgie Macdonald – the daughter of a Methodist minister – understood. She put aside ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The New York Trilogy

    by Paul Auster ...
    The New York Trilogy is perhaps the most astonishing work by one of America's most consistently astonishing writers. The Trilogy is three cleverly interconnected novels that exploit the elements of standard detective fiction and achieve a new genre that is all the more gripping for its starkness. It is a riveting work of detective fiction worthy of Raymond Chandler, and at the same time a profound ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • The Private Lives Of The Impressionists

    by Sue Roe ...
    Manet, Monet, Pissarro, Cézanne, Renoir, Degas, Sisley, Berthe Morisot and Mary Cassatt.Though they were often ridiculed or ignored by their contemporaries, astonishing sums are paid today for the works of these artists. Their dazzling pictures are familiar - but how well does the world know the Impressionists as people? In a vivid and moving narrative, biographer Sue Roe shows the Impressionists ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Domina

    More dangerous. More shocking. The thrilling new bestseller from the author of MAESTRA

    by LS Hilton ...
    'Fantastically good fun - sharp, sexy and intelligent . . . Something of a masterpiece' Sunday Mirror'Like a ritzy 50 Shades meets The Da Vinci Code. It's got sex, shopping, a few Old Masters and plenty of murder - what more could you want?' Independent'Not to Miss!' Marie Claire'Even more dangerous, shocking and provocative than its predecessor: A book that begs ... ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Murder at the Cathedral

    series The Exham-on-Sea Murder Mysteries #4
    Could your best friend be a killer? When a body is discovered in Wells Cathedral Library, Libby Forest’s best friend Angela Miles becomes the prime suspect.The last thing Libby needs is another investigation. but with the help of Bear, the beloved Carpathian Sheepdog, and her partner, Max Ramshore, Libby’s determined to uncover the murderer and clear her friend’s name.If you love murder mysteries, ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Portrait of Molly Dean

    AN UNSOLVED MURDER COMES TO LIGHT AFTER ALMOST SEVENTY YEARS...In 1999, art dealer Alex Clayton stumbles across a lost portrait of Molly Dean, an artist’s muse brutally slain in Melbourne in 1930. Alex buys the painting and sets out to uncover more details, but finds there are strange inconsistencies: Molly’s mother seemed unconcerned by her daughter’s violent death, the main suspect was never ... Read more

    $8.90 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Black Water Lilies

    'A dazzling, unexpected and haunting masterpiece' Daily Mail

    by Michel Bussi ...
    Translated by Shaun Whiteside ...
    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'Ends with one of the most reverberating shocks in modern crime fiction' The Sunday Times'A dazzling, unexpected and haunting masterpiece' Daily Mail'A work of genius... Stunning' Daily ExpressJérôme Morval has been found dead in the stream that runs through the gardens at Giverny, where Monet did his famous paint... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $11.99 AUD

  • Ultima

    From the bestselling author of the No.1 global phenomenon MAESTRA. Love it. Hate it. READ IT!

    by LS Hilton ...
    The shockingly audacious conclusion to the international bestselling phenomenon that began with Maestra.If you can't beat them - kill themFirst there was Maestra. Then there was Domina. Now - there is Ultima.Glamorous international art-dealer Elizabeth Teerlinc knows a thing or two about fakes. After all, she is one herself.Her real identi... ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Modern Love

    The Lives of John and Sunday Reed

    Much has been written about the lives and art of Heide, but finally the remaining members of the inner circle have entrusted the full story to be told through this intimate biography of John and Sunday Reed.Part romance, part tragedy, Modern Love explores the complex lives of these champions of successive generations of Australian artists and writers, detailing their artistic endeavours and ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The White Road

    a pilgrimage of sorts

    The gripping story of the lure of porcelain, or 'white gold', from the Number One bestselling author of The Hare with Amber Eyes.** A Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller **"Other things in the world are white but for me porcelain comes first"A handful of clay from a Chinese hillside carries a promise: that mixed with the right materials, it might survive the fire of the kiln, and fuse into porcelain - ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Position Doubtful

    mapping landscapes and memories

    by Kim Mahood ...
    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 VICTORIAN PREMIER’S LITERARY AWARDS FOR NON-FICTIONImagine the document you have before you is not a book but a map. It is well-used, creased, and folded, so that when you open it, no matter how carefully, something tears and a line that is neither latitude nor longitude opens in the hidden geography of the place you are about to enter.Since the publication of her prize ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Acute Misfortune

    The Life and Death of Adam Cullen

    by Erik Jensen ...
    In 2008, the artist Adam Cullen invited journalist Erik Jensen to stay in his spare room and write his biography.What followed were four years of intense honesty and a relationship that became increasingly claustrophobic. At one point Cullen shot Jensen, in part to see how committed he was to the book. At another, he threw Jensen from a speeding motorbike. The book contract Cullen used to convince ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Wabi Sabi

    Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life

    by Beth Kempton ...
    'A truly transformative read' Sunday Times STYLE'More than ever, we need books like this' Jessica Seaton, Co-Founder of Toast and author of Gather, Cook, FeastA whole new way of looking at the world - and your life - inspired by centuries-old Japanese wisdom.Wabi sabi ("wah-bi sah-bi") is a captivating concept from Japanese aesthetics, which helps us to see beauty in imperfection, apprecia... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Beloved Girls

    The STUNNING new novel from top ten bestselling author Harriet Evans

    by Harriet Evans ...
    'A gorgeous epic . . . Wholly absorbing. I adored it' MARIAN KEYES'This sweeping, absorbing story is a treat' ADELE PARKS'A compelling story of female friendship, dark secrets and family bonds that pulls you in and won't let go' ROSANNA LEY'If you love atmospheric stories about old houses, families and secrets, this is for you' GOOD HOUSEKEEPING'A gorgeous story to get immer... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Leonardo da Vinci

    by Anna Abraham ...
    Leonardo da Vinci personified the Renaissance, the extraordinary age in which he lived. Best known as one of the world's greatest painters, he sketched the foundations for inventions that would not come to fruition for centuries. Born a bastard in a hillside village in northern Italy, Leonardo became the protégé of princes, popes, and kings. He mastered so many branches of science that scholars ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD

  • The Italian Renaissance

    by J.H. Plumb ...
    Spanning an age that witnessed great achievements in the arts and sciences, this definitive overview of the Italian Renaissance will both captivate ordinary readers and challenge specialists. J. H. Plumb's impressive and provocative narrative is accompanied by contributions from leading historians, including Morris Bishop, Jacob Bronowski, Maria Bellonci, and many more, who have further ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus