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Artists, Architects & Photographers eBooks

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  • The Other Side of the Coin: The Queen, the Dresser and the Wardrobe

    by Angela Kelly ...
    ‘Full of gems … Angela Kelly is a jewel in the crown’Daily Telegraph‘Entertaining and beautifully illustrated’The Sunday Times‘For real intel, [The Crown] can’t come close to The Other Side of the Coin by Angela Kelly’The New York Times‘Fascinating book’HELLO!‘The book is a trove of warm and insightful anecdotes’Daily Mail‘Angela Kelly shares fascinating and char... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Dressmaker of Paris

    'A story of loss and escape, redemption and forgiveness. Fans of Lucinda Riley will adore it' (Sunday Express)

    'Involving, immersive and unputdownable' - Sunday Times bestselling author Jill MansellI need to tell you a story, ma chère. My story.Rosa Kusstatscher has built a global fashion empire upon her ability to find the perfect outfit for any occasion. But tonight, as she prepares for the most important meeting of her life, her usual certainty eludes her.What brought her to this moment? As she ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • WARHOL told by WORONOV – Swimming Underground

    My time at Andy Warhol's Factory

    series MARY WORONOV COLLECTION 1
    Mary Woronov arrived in Warhol's Factory on a school trip and never went home. Swimming Underground is the story of the years she spent there in a cavalcade of creative outcasts and over-the-edge experiences. All the taboos that reigned in the early sixties were taken as sign posts through a narcotic, erotic and destructive urban haze, showing the way to violent discovery. The personal costs were ... Read more

    $7.32 AUD

  • What Becomes a Legend Most

    A Biography of Richard Avedon

    by Philip Gefter ...
    “Wise and ebullient.” – Dwight Garner, The New York TimesThe first definitive biography of Richard Avedon, a monumental photographer of the twentieth century, from award-winning photography critic Philip Gefter.In his acclaimed portraits, Richard Avedon captured the iconic figures of the twentieth century in his starkly bold, intimately minimal, and forensic visual style. Concurrently, his work ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

  • Chief Engineer

    The Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge

    by Erica Wagner ...
    A New Statesman Book of the Year for 2017His father conceived of the Brooklyn Bridge, but it was Washington Roebling who built this iconic feat of human engineering after his father's tragic death. It has stood for more than 130 years and is now as much a part of New York as the Statue of Liberty or the Empire State Building. Yet, as recognisable as the bridge is, its builder is too often ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Chanel's Riviera

    Life, Love and the Struggle for Survival on the Côte d'Azur, 1930–1944

    Far from worrying about the onset of war, in the spring of 1938 the burning question on the French Riviera was whether one should curtsey to the Duchess of Windsor. Few of those who had settled there thought much about what was going on in the rest of Europe. It was a golden, glamorous life, far removed from politics or conflict.Featuring a sparkling cast of artists, writers and historical figures ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Goshawk Summer

    The Diary of an Extraordinary Season in the Forest - WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE FOR NATURE WRITING 2022

    by James Aldred ...
    **WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE FOR NATURE WRITING 2022“A beautiful inspirational tale set in an extraordinary time.” – Ray MearsWhat happens to nature when we are no longer there?**In early 2020, wildlife cameraman James Aldred was commissioned to film the lives of a family of goshawks in the New Forest. Then lockdown. No more cars, no more aeroplanes, no one in the woods – except James – in a ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • A Visible Man

    The Top 5 Sunday Times bestseller and BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week

    * THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ** A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK *'I wish he could be editor of the world!' GRAHAM NORTON'Enjoy it. Share it.' IDRIS ELBA'Inspirational . . . and it's not just for people in fashion' CLAUDIA WINKLEMAN'One of the most inspirational books I've ever read' CHRIS EVANS'Inspiring and fascinating' BERNARDIN... ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Miss Dior

    A Story of Courage and Couture (from the acclaimed author of Coco Chanel)

    Miss Dior is a wartime story of freedom and fascism, beauty and betrayal and 'a gripping story' (Antonia Fraser).'Exceptional . . . Miss Dior is so much more than a biography. It's about how necessity can drive people to either terrible deeds or acts of great courage, and how beauty can grow from the worst kinds of horror.'DAILY TELEGRAPHMiss Dior explores the relationship between ... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Carry a Big Stick

    A funny, fearless life of friendship, laughter and MS

    by Tim Ferguson ...
    A funny, poignant and inspirational story of widely acclaimed comedian, writer and producer, Tim Ferguson.Tim Ferguson was a star of the international comedy circuit. Along with Paul McDermott and Richard Fidler he was part of the edgy, provocative and very funny Doug Anthony Allstars (DAAS). In 1994 they were at the height of their powers, performing in a season at the Criterion Theatre on ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Leonardo da Vinci

    The #1 New York Times bestseller from Walter Isaacson brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography that is “a study in creativity: how to define it, how to achieve it…Most important, it is a powerful story of an exhilarating mind and life” (The New Yorker).Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo da Vinci’s astonishing notebooks and new discoveries about his life and work, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • Leonardo da Vinci

    by Jay Williams ...
    In his youth, Leonardo da Vinci wrote confidently, "I wish to work miracles." By the time of his death in 1519, when he was sixty-seven and famed throughout Europe, it seemed that he had accomplished wonders aplenty as an artist, engineer, inventor, and scientist. Here, from author Jay Williams, is the moving story of the man behind the Renaissance myth. ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Through Thick and Thin: My Autobiography

    My Autobiography

    by Gok Wan ...
    With his infectious energy and charisma, Gok Wan has an incredible gift of making women feel more confident within themselves - but its not until you read his own inspirational story that you find out where he got that gift from.Gok grew up on a Leicester housing estate, with a loving family who ran a Chinese restaurant. For his parents, food meant love and Gok was so well loved that by the time ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big

    Kind of the Story of My Life

    by Scott Adams ...
    Dilbert creator Scott Adams' funny memoir about his many failures and what they eventually taught him about success'Adams has a funny, refreshingly considered set of ideas about how to find success-and what that success will look like when one gets there' Kirkus Reviews----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Scott Adams has probably failed at more ... Read more

    $16.99 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

  • 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

  • The Lonely City

    Adventures in the Art of Being Alone

    by Olivia Laing ...
    SHORTLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE Chosen as 'BOOK OF THE YEAR' by Observer, Guardian, Telegraph, Irish Times, New Statesman, Times Literary Supplement, Herald When Olivia Laing moved to New York City in her mid-thirties, she found herself inhabiting loneliness on a daily basis. Increasingly fascinated by this most shameful of experiences, she began to explore the lonely city by way of art. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Last Days of John Lennon

    ___________'Incredibly tense and thriller-like . . . I totally recommend it' LEE CHILD'The dialogue is punchy, cinematic . . . we get inside the mind of Patterson's villain, the delusional Chapman, through periodic chapters from his point of view as he works up the courage to pull the trigger on Lennon' GQ'Pure Patterson: fast-paced, no-frills' SUNDAY TIMES___________... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Bill: The Life of William Dobell

    The Life of William Dobell

    by Scott Bevan ...
    In post-war Australia, William Dobell was a household name. But the most famous artist in the land was a broken man.His Archibald Prize-winning portrait of Joshua Smith was the subject of a sensational legal case, challenging not only Dobell’s right to the prize, but the very idea of art itself. Dobell won the legal battle but lost so much else. His health was shattered, and his desire to paint ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD $9.99 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

    $14.66 AUD

  • The Man Who Left

    THE MAN WHO LEFT is about the importance of fathers. It's about the men who leave, and the men who stay. It's a familiar story. Father leaves his wife and children and never looks back. Theresa Weir was five when her father left his family for a better life with a wealthy socialite. Many years passed with only occasional and grudging contact by Theresa's father. When Theresa married into a ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Almost Anywhere

    Road Trip Ruminations on Love, Nature, National Parks, and Nonsense

    What do you do when your world ends?At twenty-eight years old, Krista Schlyer sold almost everything she owned and packed the rest of it in a station wagon bound for the American wild. Her two best friends joined her-one a grumpy, grieving introvert, the other a feisty dog-and together they sought out every national park, historic site, forest, and wilderness they could get to before their money ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • The Chiffon Trenches

    ‘Honestly and candidly captures fifty sublime years of fashion’ Manolo BlahnikDiscover what truly happens behind the scenes in the world of high fashion in this detailed, storied memoir from style icon, bestselling author and former Vogue creative director André Leon Talley.During André Leon Talley’s first magazine job assisting Andy Warhol at Interview, a fateful meeting with Karl Lagerfeld began ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly

    ‘Locked-in syndrome: paralysed from head to toe, the patient, his mind intact, is imprisoned inside his own body, unable to speak or move. In my case, blinking my left eyelid is my only means of communication.’In December 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby, editor-in-chief of French ‘Elle’ and the father of two young children, suffered a massive stroke and found himself paralysed and speechless, but ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD