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  • The Anarchy

    The Relentless Rise of the East India Company


    $17.99 AUD

  • Cilka's Journey

    The Sunday Times bestselling sequel to The Tattooist of Auschwitz

    Her beauty saved her life - and condemned her.In 1942 Cilka is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp. The Commandant at Birkenau, Schwarzhuber, notices her long beautiful hair, and forces her separation from the other women prisoners. Cilka learns quickly that power, even unwillingly given, equals survival.After liberation, Cilka is charged as a ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Memory Keeper of Kyiv

    The most powerful, important historical novel of 2022

    by Erin Litteken ...
    Perfect for fans of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The Beekeeper of Aleppo."A powerfully moving debut . . . Ukraine’s tragic history painfully echoes its current crisis, and on every page the Ukrainian spirit shines out, unbowed, unbent and unbroken.” Kate Quinn, author of The Diamond EyeIn the 1930s, Stalin’s activists marched through the Soviet Union, espousing the greatness of collective ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • China After Mao

    The Rise of a Superpower

    _______________A SPECTATOR AND NEW STATESMAN BOOK OF THE YEAR'A revolutionary book' Sunday Times'A pulsating account that makes clear how important it is to look beneath the surface when it comes to any period or region in history – but above all to China' Peter Frankopan, TLS'Essential reading for anyone who wants to know what has shaped today's C... ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • The Battle of Long Tan

    From the bestselling author of Kokoda and Gallipoli comes the epic story of Australia's deadliest Vietnam War battle.4.31 pm: Enemy [on] left flank. Could be serious.5.01 pm: Enemy ... penetrating both flanks and to north and south.5.02: Running short of ammo. Require drop through trees.It was the afternoon of 18 August 1966, hot, humid with grey monsoonal skies. D Company, 6RAR were four ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Interpreter's Daughter

    A remarkable true story of feminist defiance in 19th Century Singapore

    by Teresa Lim ...
    Discover one family's fascinating story in this beautiful, sweeping, multigenerational memoir, spanning 19th century south China to modern day Singapore'A captivating, compelling story of history, family loyalty, and personal sacrifice. A fascinating and richly textured multigenerational tale' Charmaine Wilkerson, New York Times bestselling author of Black Cake'I would learn that when families ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Alexandra: The Last Tsarina

    The Tragic Story of the Last Empress of Russia

    The lives and deaths of the Romanov family are redolent with colour and drama, but the personal life of the beautiful Tsarina Alexandra has remained enigmatic. Under Erickson's masterful scrutiny the full dimensions of the Empress's singular psychology are revealed: her childhood bereavement, her long struggle to attain her romantic goal of marriage to her handsome cousin Nicholas, anguishing ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Retribution

    The Soviet Reconquest of Central Ukraine, 1943

    by Prit Buttar ...
    Making use of the extensive memoirs of German and Russian soldiers to bring their story to life, the narrative follows on from On A Knife's Edge, which described the encirclement and destruction of the German Sixth Army at Stalingrad and the offensives and counter-offensives that followed throughout the winter of 1942–43. Beginning towards the end of the Battle of Kursk, Retribution explores the ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • 1434

    The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance

    by Gavin Menzies ...
    The New York Times bestselling author of 1421 offers another stunning reappraisal of history, presenting compelling new evidence that traces the roots of the European Renaissance to Chinese exploration in the fifteenth centuryThe brilliance of the Renaissance laid the foundation of the modern world. Textbooks tell us that it came about as a result of a rediscovery of the ideas and ideals of ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Spy and the Traitor

    The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

    by Ben MacIntyre ...
    *The No.1 Sunday Times Bestseller**Shortlisted for the 2018 Baillie Gifford Prize**Bill Gates' Top 5 Books for 2020*'THE BEST TRUE SPY STORY I HAVE EVER READ' JOHN LE CARR****ÉA thrilling Cold War story about a KGB double agent, by one of Britain's greatest historians - now with a new afterwordOn a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy av... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • China

    An Epic Novel

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'Bravo; this is a big, complex and utterly involving portrait of 19th-century China' THE TIMESThe internationally bestselling author portrays the great clash of East and West in his new epic: ChinaChina in the nineteenth century: a proud and ancient empire forbidden to foreigners. The West desires Chinese tea above all other things but lacks the silver to buy it. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Russian Revolution

    A New History

    by Sean McMeekin ...
    At the turn of the century, the Russian economy was growing by about 10% annually and its population had reached 150 million. By 1920 the country was in desperate financial straits and more than 20 million Russians had died. And by 1950, a third of the globe had embraced communism.The triumph of Communism sets a profound puzzle. How did the Bolsheviks win power and then cling to it amid the chaos ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Last Valley

    Dien Bien Phu and the French Defeat in Vietnam

    Stalingrad in the jungle: the battle that doomed the French Empire and led America into VietnamIn winter 1953-54 the French army in Vietnam challenged its elusive enemy, General Giap's Viet Minh, to pitched battle. Ten thousand French paras and légionnaires, with artillery and tanks, were flown to the remote valley of Dien Bien Phu to build a fortress upon which Giap could smash his inexperienced ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques

    A Contemporary Guide to the Ancient Investment Techniques of the Far East, Second Edition

    by Steve Nison ...
    A form of technical analysis, Japanese candlestick charts are a versatile tool that can be fused with any other technical tool, and will help improve any technician's market analysis. They can be used for speculation and hedging, for futures, equities or anywhere technical analysis is applied. Seasoned technicians will discover how joining Japanese candlesticks with other technical tools can ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Descending Dragon, Rising Tiger

    A History of Vietnam

    Outside of its war with the United States, Vietnam’s past has often been neglected and understudied. Whether as an aspiring subordinate or a rebel province, Vietnam has been viewed by most historians in relation to its larger neighbor to the north, China. Seeking to reshape these accounts, Descending Dragon, Rising Tiger chronicles the vast sweep of Vietnam’s tumultuous history, from the Bronze ... Read more

    $56.99 AUD

  • Red Notice

    A True Story of Corruption, Murder and One Man’s Fight for Justice

    by Bill Browder ...
    **'An unburdening, a witness statement and a thriller all at the same time ... electrifying.'**The TimesI have to assume that there is a very real chance that Putin or members of his regime will have me killed some day. If I'm killed, you will know who did it. When my enemies read this book, they will know that you know.A Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller. A true-life thriller by one of ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Long Song of Tchaikovsky Street

    a Russian adventure

    Translated by Paul Evans ...
    ‘History doesn’t repeat itself, it rhymes.’One day in 1988, an enigmatic priest knocks on Pieter Waterdrinker’s door with an unusual request: will he smuggle seven-thousand bibles into the Soviet Union. Pieter agrees, and soon finds himself living in the midst of one of the biggest social and cultural revolutions of our time, working as a tour operator ... with a sideline in contraband.Thirty ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Towards the Flame

    Empire, War and the End of Tsarist Russia

    TLS BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2016FINANCIAL TIMES BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2015WINNER OF THE PUSHKIN HOUSE RUSSIAN BOOK PRIZE 2016'Magisterial... reveals how much is at stake for world order in Ukraine and Syria.' Rachel Polonsky'As much as anything, World War I turned on the fate of Ukraine'The decision to go to war in 1914 had catastrophic consequences for Russia. The result was... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Children Of The A-Bomb: Testament Of The Boys And Girls Of Hiroshima

    by Arata Osada ...
    “Children of the A-Bomb” is a collection of 67 testimonies of Hiroshima survivors culled from a total of more than 2,000, detailing the experiences of these innocent victims on 6th August 1945, as painfully remembered six years later, on what, in the Japanese way of counting, was the seventh anniversary of the event.The book is divided into four sections, according to the grade of the writers in ... Read more

    $7.32 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • One More Sunrise

    Memoir of a Combat Infantryman in Viet Nam

    by Curtis P. Gay ...
    After spending a year in Germany as a security guard with the 50th Ordnance Company, Curtis Gay went to Viet Nam as a Private First Class. Six months later he was a Sergeant in the 25th Infantry Division and experienced some of the most intense fighting of the war. This book is his story.Curtis spent a year as a Drill Sergeant at Fort Dix, New Jersey before leaving the Army in 1968. After a long ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Triumphant Warrior

    The Legend of the Navy's Most Daring Helicopter Pilot

    by Peter D. Shay ...
    The true story of Bronze Star recipient Allen Weseleskey and his high-risk rescue mission, carried out under heavy fire in Vietnam. Includes photos.When the going is fast and rough, I will not falter. I will be uncompromising in every blow I strike. I will be humble in victory. I am a United States Navy Flyer. —from “A Navy Flyer’s Creed”Barely a month after the start of the Tet Offensive in 1968, ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Run Through the Jungle

    Real Adventures in Vietnam with the 173Rd Airborne Brigade

    An authentic account of combat with an airborne company in the waterlogged rice paddies and demanding jungles of South Vietnam. Share the experiences of fighting men under punishing conditions, extreme temperatures, and intense monsoon rains as they search for the enemy in the rugged mountains and teeming lowlands. Relive all the terror, humor, and sadness of one mans tour of duty with real-life ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • When I Turned Nineteen

    A Vietnam War Memoir

    by Glyn Haynie ...
    It’s the year 1969. I was serving in the U.S. Army with my brothers of First Platoon Company A 3/1 11th Bde Americal (23rd Infantry) Division. We were average American sons, fathers, husbands, or brothers who’d enlisted or been drafted from all over the United States and who’d all come from different backgrounds. We came together and formed a brotherhood that will last through time.I share my ... Read more

    $8.99 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