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  • The Night Tiger

    the utterly enchanting and spellbinding mystery and Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick

    by Yangsze Choo ...
    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | REESE BOOK CLUB PICK | BBC BIG JUBILEE BETWEEN THE COVERS READ'It reminds me of Where the Crawdads Sing . . . an amazing book' Rhys Stephenson'You won't be able to put this one down!' Reese WitherspoonThey say a tiger that devours too many humans can take the form of a man and walk among us...In 1930... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Thailand Bar Girls, Angels and Devils

    by Peter Jaggs ...
    Men have been coming to Thailand for many years now to enjoy the infamous night-life of cities like Pattaya, Bangkok and Phuket and to experience the girls that work in the thousands of bars around them. Some have found out to their cost that there are devils amongst the young women that ply their trade in the neon-lit forests of the country and others have been lucky enough to have discovered ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Murder at the Grand Raj Palace

    Baby Ganesh Agency Book 4

    by Vaseem Khan ...
    Book 4 - Baby Ganesh series
    In this enchanting Baby Ganesh Agency novel, Inspector Chopra and his elephant sidekick investigate a murder at Mumbai's grandest hotel.For a century Mumbai's iconic Grand Raj Palace Hotel has welcomed the world's elite. Anyone who is anyone stays at the Grand Raj.The last thing the venerable old hotel needs is a murder . . .So when the body of American billionaire Hollis Burbank is found, the ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Rough Guide to Laos (Travel Guide eBook)

    by Rough Guides ...
    series Rough Guides
    Discover Laos with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market. Rough Guides' expert authors have done all the hard work for you: seeking out the best guesthouses, sampling sizzling street food and trekking to remote hill villages, then writing it all up with our trademark blend of humour, insight and practical advice. Whether you plan to lounge on laidback islands in the Mekong ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Lonely Planet Japan

    by Lonely Planet ...
    Lonely Planet’s Japan is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore over a thousand temples in old imperial capital Kyoto, relax in one of the onsens scattered across the archipelago, and sample the breadth of Japan’s sublime cuisine; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Japan and begin your ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Lonely Planet Dubai & Abu Dhabi

    series Travel Guide
    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisherLonely Planet's Dubai & Abu Dhabi is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Marvel at the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, wander the labyrinth of lanes and exotic souks in Bur Dubai and Deira, and shop for a new outfit before a night on the town - all ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Travels in a Dervish Cloak

    Spellbound by his grandmother’s Anglo-Indian heritage and the exuberant annual visits of her friend the Begum, Isambard Wilkinson became enthralled by Pakistan as an intrepid teenager, eventually working there as a foreign correspondent during the War on Terror. Seeking the land behind the headlines, Bard sets out to discover the essence of a country convulsed by Islamist violence. What of the old ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • India Calling

    An Intimate Portrait of a Nation’s Remaking

    Reversing his parents’ immigrant path, a young writer returns to India and discovers an old country making itself new.Anand Giridharadas sensed something was afoot as his plane prepared to land in Bombay. An elderly passenger looked at him and said, “We’re all trying to go that way,” pointing to the rear. “You, you’re going this way?”Giridharadas was returning to the land of his ancestors amid an ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Lonely Planet Korea

    by Lonely Planet ...
    Lonely Planet’s Korea is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the dramatic landscape of Jeju-do, feast on bibimbap in Jeonju, and wander the streets of Bukchon; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Korea and begin your journey now!Inside Lonely Planet’s Korea Travel Guide:... ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Strange Disappearance of a Bollywood Star

    Baby Ganesh Agency Book 3

    by Vaseem Khan ...
    Book 3 - Baby Ganesh series
    The enchanting new Baby Ganesh Agency novel sees Inspector Chopra and his elephant sidekick investigating the dark side of Bollywood.Mumbai thrives on extravagant spectacles and larger-than-life characters.But even in the city of dreams, there is no guarantee of a happy ending.Rising star and incorrigible playboy Vikram Verma has disappeared, leaving his latest film in jeopardy. Hired by Verma's ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Modern Korea: All That Matters

    by Andrew Salmon ...
    series All That Matters
    In no nation on earth has history accelerated with such speed as in Korea. A medieval dynasty at the end of the 19th century, it underwent a traumatic colonization, then, in its hour of liberation was divided by the great powers at the end of World War II. Devastated by a fratricidal war, the peninsula has remained divided ever since.South Korea is the greatest national success story of the 20th ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Out of Steppe

    Daniel Metcalfe journeys through the five 'stans, as well as Pakistan and Afghanistan, and brings to life the brilliant human tapestry they comprise - uniquely shaped by the immigrants, deportees and conquerors that have settled there. Revealing a Central Asia that is far removed from the home of Borat or the land of international terrorism, Metcalfe unlocks the secrets of this troubled region, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Eat the Buddha

    Life and Death in a Tibetan Town

    A gripping portrait of contemporary Tibet, from the bestselling author of Nothing to Envy.In the 1930s Mao’s Red Army fled to the Tibetan plateau to escape their adversaries in the Chinese Civil War. By the time the soldiers reached remote Ngaba, they were so hungry that they looted monasteries and ate religious statues made of flour and butter—to Tibetans, it was as if they were eating the Buddha ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Snowing in Bali

    The Incredible Inside Account of Bali's Hidden Drug World

    FROM THE ACCLAIMED AUTHOR OF TRUE CRIME BESTSELLERS HOTEL KEROBOKAN AND OPERATION PLAYBOY: Kathryn Bonella.'It's snowing in Bali.' Among Bali's drug dealers, this is the secret code for a huge cocaine shipment having just landed. For the men who run the country's drug empires, it's time to get rich and party hard.Snowing in Bali is the true crime story of the organised drug trafficking and dealing ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Bali Raw

    An expose of the underbelly of Bali, Indonesia

    by Malcolm Scott ...
    Considered one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations, the tropical island of Bali in Indonesia has long been the site for Western fantasies about paradise. Millions of tourists visit the Island of the Gods every year, from families treating the kids to a beach holiday to single men looking for cheap booze and sex. And for many young Westerners and Singaporeans, hardcore partying in Bali ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Escape: The True Story of the Only Westerner Ever to Escape from Thailand's Bangkok Hilton

    The True Story of the Only Westerner Ever to Escape from Thailand's Bangkok Hilton

    Among the 600 foreigners jailed in the 'Bangkok Hilton', one man resolves to do what no other has done: Escape. This is the true story of drug smuggler David McMillan’s perilous break-out from Thailand’s most notorious prison. After more than a year in prison and two weeks before a near-certain death sentence, McMillan escapes, never to be seen in Thailand again. ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • What Really Happened In Wuhan

    A Virus Like No Other, Countless Infections, Millions of Deaths

    Walkley Award-winning journalist, Sharri Markson is the Investigations Editor at The Australian and host of prime-time show Sharri on Sky News Australia.The origins of Covid-19 are shrouded in mystery. Scientists and government officials insisted, for a year and a half, that the virus had a natural origin, ridiculing anyone who dared contradict this view. Tech giants swept the internet, censoring ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The White Tiger


    by Aravind Adiga ...
    ***NOMINATED FOR AN ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY******NOW A MAJOR NETFLIX PRODUCTION STARING PRIYANKA CHOPRA AND PRODUCED BY AVA DUVERNAY***'As angry, smart and dark as Parasite.' Standard'The anti-Slumdog Millionaire' Hollywood Reporter___________Here's a strange fact: murder a man, and you feel responsible for his life - possessive, even. You know more about him tha... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Bangkok Hard Time: The Surreal True Story of How a WesternTeenager Came of Age in 1960s Bangkok, Turned International Drug Smuggler and Walked the Prison Yards of Thailand’s Notorious Bangkok Hilton

    The Surreal True Story of How a WesternTeenager Came of Age in 1960s Bangkok, Turned International Drug Smuggler and Walked the Prison Yards of Thailand’s Notorious Bangkok Hilton

    by Jon Cole ...
    It is 1967 Bangkok and teenager Jon Cole, son of a US Green Beret colonel serving in Vietnam, is coming of age in Thailand. Drawn to the underbelly of Bangkok by GIs on R&R from Vietnam, the army brat soon discovers ganja and opium, which leads to a career as an international drug smuggler and jail time inside Bangkok’s notorious prison, the “Bangkok Hilton”. A memoir of an American smuggler ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Exciting Times

    Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2021

    by Naoise Dolan ...
    'The book of the summer ... Kept me rapt until the final page' THE TIMES'A sharp, smart, witty modern love story. I loved it' David Nicholls, author of ONE DAY'More than lives up to the hype ... Likely to fill the Sally-Rooney-shaped hole in many readers' lives' IRISH TIMES'Droll, shrewd and unafraid - a winning debut' Hilary Mantel, author of WOLF HALL'... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra

    Baby Ganesh Agency Book 1

    by Vaseem Khan ...
    Book 1 - Baby Ganesh series
    Selected by the Sunday Times as one of the 40 best crime novels published 2015-2020Mumbai, murder and a baby elephant combine in a charming, joyful mystery for fans of Alexander McCall Smith and Rachel Joyce.On the day he retires, Inspector Ashwin Chopra discovers that he has inherited an elephant: an unlikely gift that could not be more inconvenient. For Chopra has one last case to solve...But as ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Tuk-Tuk for Two

    Escape to India with two strangers, in the unforgettable race of a lifetime.

    by Adam Fletcher ...
    Book 3 - Weird Travel
    "Armchair escapism that you’ll gobble up in one sitting." - The Independent“The race.” She said. “India. Were you serious...?”About racing a tuk-tuk one thousand kilometres through India with a woman I’d just met?No, I wasn’t serious.“There’s a fifty percent chance we’ll die. And the flight’s in two days. But if you want to, okay…”It was not a reasonable offer. But then she wasn’t a reasonable ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Escape: The Past: 'Living Fast' Redefined As Bangkok Hilton Escapee David Mcmillan Opens His Past As A Teenage Drug-Trafficker

    'Living Fast' Redefined As Bangkok Hilton Escapee David Mcmillan Opens His Past As A Teenage Drug-Trafficker

    In this gripping prequel to ‘Escape’, drug smuggler-turned-bestselling author David McMillan starts from the beginning and tells how he made his first million dealing drugs by age 21. He details his plans to smuggle marijuana by Learjet, befriend drug-dealing pimps in Bangkok brothels and transport liquid heroin in glass statues. Learn the tricks of the smuggling trade as McMillan arms his ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Red-Light Nights, Bangkok Daze

    Sexy, entertaining, and thoroughly informative, this collection of reports offers a glimpse into what is enticing, insightful, and unknown about sex in Asia. It looks at the sex scenes and unseens in the ‘usual suspects’ of Thailand, the Philippines, Hong Kong, and Japan as well as in less obvious countries such as Pakistan, China, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Covering the gamut of love, lust, ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD