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  • The Great Dune Trilogy

    Dune, Dune Messiah, Children of Dune

    by Frank Herbert ...
    Three of the greatest SF novels in the world in one bumper omnibus, and the inspiration for the spectacular cinematic events Dune: Part One and Dune: Part Two.'An astonishing science fiction phenomenon' WASHINGTON POST'I know nothing comparable to it except The Lord of the Rings' Arthur C ClarkeHerbert's evocative, epic tales are set on the desert planet Arrakis, the focus for a complex pol... ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • A Swarm of Butterflies

    A page turning British cozy murder mystery to keep you guessing

    Series Book 6 - A Dr Nell Ward Mystery
    A Swarm of Butterflies is the next absolutely gripping and page-turning cozy mystery in the Dr Nell Ward series! Perfect for fans of Richard Osman, Robert Thorogood and Janice Hallett!What readers say about Sarah Yarwood-Lovett:'I just love this series! Unputdownable!' Reader review, 5 stars'Sarah Yarwood-Lovett my be my new favorite writer' Reader review, 5 stars'<... ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

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  • The Neuroscience of Excellent Sleep

    Practical advice and mindfulness techniques backed by science to improve your sleep and manage insomnia from Australia's authority on stress and brain performance

    by Stan Rodski ...
    How to use the insights of neuroscience and the techniques of mindfulness to get a good night's sleep.Everyone's familiar with the consequences of lost sleep: you're groggy and irritable, your focus is off, you don't perform at your best, and you're likely to dump sugary foods and caffeine into your system for an energy boost. But the effects of poor sleep go way beyond these concerns. Indeed, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • God Emperor Of Dune

    The inspiration for the blockbuster film

    by Frank Herbert ...
    Series Book 517 - Gateway Essentials
    What The Lord of the Rings is to fantasy, Dune is to science fiction. Presenting God Emperor of Dune, the fourth book in one of the most influential series of all time, which has inspired countless other stories for more than half a century, this is an awe-inspiring world, and a story of truly epic scope.More than three thousand years have passed since the first events recorded in DUNE. Only one ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Dune

    The inspiration for the blockbuster film

    by Frank Herbert ...
    Series Book 34 - S.F. MASTERWORKS
    What The Lord of the Rings is to fantasy, Dune is to science fiction. Presenting one of the most influential works of all time, which has inspired countless other stories for more than half a century, this is an awe-inspiring world, and a story of truly epic scope.'An astonishing science fiction phenomenon' WASHINGTON POST'I know nothing comparable to it except The Lord of the Rings' Arthur C ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Lost Species

    Great Expeditions in the Collections of Natural History Museums

    “As part of the rising concern for global biodiversity, Christopher Kemp makes clear the value of preserved specimens in basic research.” —Edward O. Wilson, Pulitzer Prize–winning biologist and authorThe tiny, lungless Thorius salamander from southern Mexico, thinner than a match and smaller than a quarter. The lushly white-coated Saki, an arboreal monkey from the Brazilian rainforests. The ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Breath

    The New Science of a Lost Art

    by James Nestor ...
    THE PHENOMENAL INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERAS HEARD ON STEVEN BARTLETT'S 'DIARY OF A CEO''Who would have thought something as simple as changing the way we breathe could be so revolutionary for our health, from snoring to allergies to immunity? A fascinating book, full of dazzling revelations' Dr Rangan ChatterjeeThere is nothing more essential to our health and wellbeing than breathing: take air in, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Under a Green Sky

    The Once and Potentially Future Greenhou

    by Peter D. Ward ...
    By looking backward at the course of great extinctions, a paleontologist sees what the future holds.More than 200 million years ago, a cataclysmic event known as the Permian extinction destroyed more than 90 percent of all species and nearly 97 percent of all living things. Its origins have long been a puzzle for paleontologists. During the 1990s and the early part of this century, a great battle ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Monster Of God

    The Man-Eating Predator in the Jungles of History and the Mind

    by David Quammen ...
    For millennia, nature's biggest and fiercest predators have tormented mankind. The knowledge and fear of the existence of these ferocious man-eaters is forever in the back of our minds, looming in our worst nightmares. Millions of humans have suffered attacks by predators on land and at sea. Yet animals have always shared the landscape with humans. Since the dawn of time our ecosystems have been ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Feeling and Knowing

    Making Minds Conscious

    'A truly awe-inspiring piece of writing' David Robson, author of The Intelligence TrapIn recent decades, many philosophers and cognitive scientists have declared the question of consciousness unsolvable, but Antonio Damasio is convinced that recent findings in neuroscience, psychology and artificial intelligence have given us the necessary tools to solve its mystery.In Feeling & Knowing, Damasio ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Permanent Present Tense

    The man with no memory, and what he taught the world

    In Permanent Present Tense Suzanne Corkin tells the incredible story of the amnesiac Henry Gustave Molaison - known only as H.M. until his death in 2008 - and what he taught medical science, neuroscience and the world.In 1953, at the age of twenty-seven, Molaison underwent an experimental psychosurgical procedure intended to alleviate his debilitating epilepsy. The outcome was devastating - when ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The End of the River

    When it comes to climate-change-inspired threats, it is rising sea levels we hear most about. But if the oceans are, as Herman Melville put it, “the tide-beating heart of the earth,” rivers are its circulatory system. In the United States, there is no river more storied, symbolic, and vital than the Mississippi, and none, to use Mark Twain’s word, more lawless. The struggle to control it has been ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Diet Myth

    The Real Science Behind What We Eat

    Fully updated throughout and with a new foreword for this edition.Why do most diets fail? Why does one person eat a certain meal and gain weight, while another eating the same meal loses pounds? Why, despite all the advice about what to eat, are we all still getting fatter?The answers are much more surprising - and fascinating - than we've been led to believe. The key to health and weight loss ... Read more

    $12.99 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

    $18.99 AUD

  • This Is Why You Dream

    What your sleeping brain reveals about your waking life

    by Rahul Jandial ...
    **Harness the neuroscience of dreams to improve your health, boost performance and stimulate creativity'THIS BOOK WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE'** Lewis Howes'TRANSFORMATIONAL' Julia Samuel'OUR POET LAUREATE OF NEUROSCIENCE' Greg Whyte'AN INSTANT CLASSIC' Bryan FogelDreams are a source of mystery. They have changed the course of individual lives and the world, spurring business deals, inspiring art and ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Body

    A Guide for Occupants - THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER

    by Bill Bryson ...
    #1 Bestseller in both hardback and paperback: SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE_______'A directory of wonders.' - The Guardian'Jaw-dropping.' - The Times'Classic, wry, gleeful Bryson...an entertaining and absolutely fact-rammed book.' - The Sunday Times'It is a feat of narrat... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Deep Water

    The world in the ocean

    by James Bradley ...
    'Teeming with mysteries, wonders and heartbreaking facts, this beautiful, lucid hymn to the sea is a reminder of what we still have, what we stand to lose, and why we must never stop fighting to save our home.'Tim WintonThe ocean has shaped and sustained life on Earth from the beginning of time. Its vast waters are alive with meaning, and connect every living thing on Earth.Deep Water is a hymn to ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Behave

    The bestselling exploration of why humans behave as they do

    Why do human beings behave as they do?'Awe-inspiring... You will learn more about human nature than in any other book I can think of' Henry Marsh, bestselling author of And Finally.We are capable of savage acts of violence but also spectacular feats of kindness: is one side of our nature destined to win out over the other?Every act of human behaviour has multiple layers of causation, spiralling ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Where Song Began: Australia's Birds and How They Changed the World

    Australia's Birds and How They Changed the World

    by Tim Low ...
    Tim Low, award-winning author of Feral Future, in an eye-opening book on the unique nature of Australian birds and their role in ecology and global evolution.Renowned for its unusual mammals, Australia is a land of birds that are just as unusual, just as striking, a result of the continent's tens of millions of years of isolation. Compared with birds elsewhere, ours are more likely to be ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Biology of Kindness

    Six Daily Choices for Health, Well-Being, and Longevity

    Translated by Fabio De Vivo ...
    How kindness—and other prosocial behaviors toward others—can help us live longer and healthier lives.The science is in: being good is actually good for you. In this bracingly original book, *The Biology of Kindness—*the first in a trilogy on the topic of daily wellness—the science of mindfulness and the findings of biology come together to show how kindness and optimism improve overall well-being ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • When Breath Becomes Air

    The ultimate moving life-and-death story

    ****THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER**'Rattling. Heartbreaking. Beautiful,' Atul Gawande, bestselling author of Being Mortal**What makes life worth living in the face of death?At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Entangled Life

    How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures

    The smash-hit Sunday Times bestseller that will transform your understanding of our planet and life itself.'Astonishing ... it seems somehow to tip the natural world upside down' Observer'Completely mind-blowing ... reads like an adventure story' Sunday Times*WINNER OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY BOOK PRIZE 2021**WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE FOR CONSERVATION WRITING 2021*The more we... ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • A Trace of Hares

    The BRAND NEW totally gripping British cozy murder mystery!

    Series Book 5 - A Dr Nell Ward Mystery
    'Wow... the very definition of a thrilling page turner!...it really is that good!' Reader review, 5 starsA family wedding. An unsolved murder. Til death us do part?Dr Nell Ward is in the lush, emerald-green hills of Ireland to attend the wedding of two dear friends at a picture-perfect farmhouse.But family tensions are running high in the days before the happy couple tie the knot. And when Nell ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • The Molecule of More

    How a Single Chemical in Your Brain Drives Love, Sex, and Creativity--and Will Determine the Fate of the Human Race

    Why are we obsessed with the things we want only to be bored when we get them?Why is addiction perfectly logical to an addict?Why does love change so quickly from passion to indifference?Why are some people die-hard liberals and others hardcore conservatives?Why are we always hopeful for solutions even in the darkest times—and so good at figuring them out?The answer is found in a single chemical ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD