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  • In Order To Live

    A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom

    by Yeonmi Park ...
    'I am most grateful for two things: that I was born in North Korea, and that I escaped from North Korea.'Yeonmi Park was not dreaming of freedom when she escaped from North Korea. She didn't even know what it meant to be free. All she knew was that she was running for her life, that if she and her family stayed behind they would die - from starvation, or disease, or even execution.This book is the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Diasporic Condition

    Ethnographic Explorations of the Lebanese in the World

    by Ghassan Hage ...
    Bridging the gap between migration studies and the anthropological tradition, Ghassan Hage illustrates that transnationality and its attendant cultural consequences are not necessarily at odds with classic theory.In The Diasporic Condition, Ghassan Hage engages with the diasporic Lebanese community as a shared lifeworld, defining a common cultural milieu that transcends spatial and temporal ... Read more

    $31.67 AUD

  • Muddy People

    A Memoir

    by Sara El Sayed ...
    A hilarious, heartwarming memoir of growing up and becoming yourself in an Egyptian Muslim familySoos is coming of age in a household with a lot of rules. No bikinis, despite the Queensland heat. No boys, unless he’s Muslim. And no life insurance, not even when her father gets cancer.Soos is trying to balance her parents’ strict decrees with having friendships, crushes and the freedom to develop ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Languages of Truth

    Essays 2003-2020

    *A SUNDAY TIMES 'BOOKS OF 2021' PICK*From 'Best of the Booker' winner Salman Rushdie, an incisive and inspiring collection of non-fiction essays, criticism and speeches that takes readers on a thrilling journey through the evolution of language and cultureGathering pieces written between 2003 and 2020, including several never previously in print, Languages of Truth chronicles a period of momentous ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Crooked Branch

    'Rich and intricately drawn... luminous prose' Carolyn ParkhurstAfter the birth of her daughter Emma, the usually resilient Majella finds herself feeling isolated and exhausted. Then, at her childhood home, Majella discovers the diary of her maternal ancestor Ginny, and is shocked to read a story of murder in her family history.With the famine upon her, Ginny Doyle fled from Ireland to America, ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Naked Don't Fear the Water

    A Journey Through the Refugee Underground

    In 2016, a young Afghan driver and translator named Omar makes the heart-wrenching choice to flee his war-torn country, saying goodbye to Laila, the love of his life, without knowing when they might be reunited again. He is one of millions of refugees who leave their homes that year.Matthieu Aikins, a journalist living in Kabul, decides to follow his friend. In order to do so, he must leave his ... Read more

    $9.78 AUD $4.00 AUD

  • Australian Skilled Migration In a Nutshell

    by Chee Min Ng ...
    Australia continues to be a popular migration destination. In the first 15 years of the 21st century, 2.2 million people migrated to Australia with over 65% as skilled migrants.This book provides essential information, facts and critical insights for those contemplating relocating to Australia as skilled migrants.It guides would-be skilled migrants and others about the Australia's skilled ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD

  • Death at the Old Asylum

    A totally gripping historical crime thriller

    by Adrian Magson ...
    Book 7 - Inspector Lucas Rocco
    Who said nothing ever happens in the French countryside?Picardie, 1964. On a deserted country road, three Moroccan nationals are shot dead with precision, a cold-blooded execution, one bullet each. To Inspector Lucas Rocco, it's a mystery. Why them and why here?A short time later, he happens upon two police officers who have been assaulted by an enraged motorist, one of them seriously. The ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Sea Prayer

    The Sunday Times and New York Times Bestseller

    A Sunday Times and New York Times bestsellerA deeply moving, gorgeously illustrated short story for people of all ages from the international bestselling author of The Kite Runner, brought to life by Dan Williams's beautiful illustrations'The book may be brief, but it is beautiful, poetic – a distillation of his strengths' Sunday TimesOn a moonlit beach a father cradles his sleepi... ... Read more

    $14.95 AUD

  • And the Mountains Echoed

    From the no. 1 bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid SunsA Richard & Judy Summer Book Club pickTen-year-old Abdullah would do anything for his younger sister. In a life of poverty and struggle, with no mother to care for them, Pari is the only person who brings Abdullah happiness. For her, he will trade his only pair of shoes to give her a feather for her treasured ... Read more

    $14.95 AUD

  • The Kite Runner

    THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER'Devastating' Daily Telegraph'Heartbreaking' The Times'Unforgettable' Isabel Allende'Haunting' IndependentAfghanistan, 1975: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local kite-fighting tournament and his loyal friend Hassan promises to help him. But neither of the boys can foresee what will happen to Hassan that a... ... Read more

    $14.95 AUD

  • A Thousand Splendid Suns

    Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry Rasheed. Nearly two decades later, a friendship grows between Mariam and a local teenager, Laila, as strong as the ties between mother and daughter. When the Taliban take over, life becomes a desperate struggle against starvation, brutality and fear. Yet love can move a person to act in unexpected ways, and lead them to overcome the most ... Read more

    $11.98 AUD

  • No Friend But the Mountains

    Writing from Manus Prison

    Translated by Omid Tofighian ...
    WINNER OF THE VICTORIAN PREMIER'S LITERARY PRIZE FOR LITERATURE AND FOR NON-FICTION 2019Where have I come from? From the land of rivers, the land of waterfalls, the land of ancient chants, the land of mountains...In 2013, Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani was illegally detained on Manus Island.People would run to the mountains to escape the warplanes and found asylum within their chestnut ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Under Full Sail

    by Rob Mundle ...
    How the mighty clipper ships transformed Australia from convict outpost to a nation.More than one million Australians can trace their heritage to the migrant ships of the mid-to-late 19th century...The story of the Clipper ships, and the tens of thousands of migrants they bought to the Australian colony of the nineteenth century, is one of the world's great migration stories. For anyone who ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • The Hanging Garden

    From the iconic #1 bestselling author of A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES

    by Ian Rankin ...
    Book 1 - A Rebus Novel
    The ninth Inspector Rebus novel from the No.1 bestselling author of A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES.'Masterly' SUNDAY TIMES'Ian Rankin is a genius' Lee ChildDI Rebus is buried under a pile of paperwork but an escalating dispute between the upstart Tommy Telford and Big Ger Cafferty's gang gives Rebus an escape clause.Telford is known to have close links with a Chechen gangster bringing refugees into ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Mornings in Jenin

    A heart-wrenching, powerfully written novel: a Kite Runner for Palestine'One of the most thought-provoking books I've read ... written with passion and honesty, and poetry' Daily Mail'The writer's pain - and the beauty of her prose - are very real' TelegraphPalestine, 1948. Half a million Palestinians are forced from their homes. A mother clutches her six-month-old son as Israeli soldiers ... ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Burnt Shadows

    _______________'A formidable arching tale about loss and foreignness' - Financial Times'Powerful, epic yet skilfully controlled … Shamsie's voice is clear and compelling, with a welcome sparseness' - Guardian'Completely authentic, complex, and breath-stopping' - Emma Thompson_______________SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORANGE PRIZE<stro... ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Unpolished Gem

    by Alice Pung ...
    This story does not begin on a boat. Nor does it contain any wild swans or falling leaves.In a wonderland called Footscray, a girl named Alice and her Chinese-Cambodian family pursue the Australian Dream – Asian style. Armed with an ocker accent, Alice dives head- first into schooling, romance and the getting of wisdom. Her mother becomes an Aussie battler – an outworker, that is. Her father ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Strange Death of Europe

    Immigration, Identity, Islam

    The Sunday Times number one bestsellerChosen as a Waterstones Politics Paperback of the Year, 2018The Strange Death of Europe is a highly personal account of a continent and culture caught in the act of suicide. Declining birth-rates, mass immigration and cultivated self-distrust and self-hatred have come together to make Europeans unable to argue for themselves and incapable of resisting their ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Caging Skies


    THE INSPIRATION FOR THE OSCAR-NOMINATED MOTION PICTURE 'JOJO RABBIT' NOMINATED FOR 6 ACADEMY AWARDS INCLUDING BEST PICTURE AND BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAYThis extraordinary novel is seen through the eyes of Johannes, an avid member of the Hitler Youth in the 1940s. After he is severely injured in a raid, he discovers his parents are hiding a Jewish girl called Elsa behind a false wall in their ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Pigeon English

    Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and Guardian First Book Award'Pigeon English is a book to fall in love with: a funny book, a true book, a shattering book' The Times'Simultaneously accurate and fantastical, this boy's love letter to the world made me laugh and tremble all the way through. Pigeon English is a triumph' Emma Donoghue, author of RoomEleven-year-old Harrison Opoku, the seco... ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • For the Term of his Natural Life

    by Marcus Clarke ...
    For the Term of His Natural Life, written by Marcus Clarke, was published in the Australian Journal between 1870 and 1872 (as His Natural Life), appearing as a novel in 1874. It is the best known novelisation of life as a convict in early Australian history. Described as a "ripping yarn", and at times relying on seemingly implausible coincidences, the story follows the fortunes of Rufus Dawes, a ... Read more

    $3.49 AUD

  • One Bright Moon

    by Andrew Kwong ...
    Winner of the 2021 Michael Crouch Award, debut category of the National Biography Award: From famine to freedom, how a young boy fled Chairman Mao's China to a new life in AustraliaAndrew Kwong was only seven when he witnessed his first execution. The grim scene left him sleepless, anxious and doubtful about his commitment as a revolutionary in Mao's New China. Yet he knew if he devoted himself to ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Leavers

    Winner of the PEN/Bellweather Prize for Fiction

    by Lisa Ko ...
    'Sensational' Guardian'Utterly immersive' Daily Mail'There was a time I would have called Lisa Ko's novel beautifully written, ambitious and moving, and all of that is true, but it's more than that now: if you want to understand a forgotten and essential part of the world we live in, The Leavers is required reading' Ann Patchett, author of CommonwealthOne morning, Deming Guo's mot... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD