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  • Against All Odds

    The inside account of the Thai cave rescue and the courageous Australians at the heart of it

    INCLUDES A FOREWORD BY JAMES CAMERON'Compulsive, fascinating … highly recommended.' Better Reading'Although we know what happens in the end, this book grips you from the start.' Local Matters NZ‘I just want to warn you. You’re going to dive to the end of the cave. You’re going to see these kids. They’re all looking healthy and happy and smiley. Then, you’re going to swim away, and they’re probably ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Manager's Path

    A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change

    Managing people is difficult wherever you work. But in the tech industry, where management is also a technical discipline, the learning curve can be brutal—especially when there are few tools, texts, and frameworks to help you. In this practical guide, author Camille Fournier (tech lead turned CTO) takes you through each stage in the journey from engineer to technical manager.From mentoring ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

  • It Looked Good on Paper

    Bizarre Inventions, Design Disasters, and Engineering Follies

    by Bill Fawcett ...
    A remarkable compendium of wild schemes, mad plans, crazy inventions, and truly glorious disastersEvery phenomenally bad idea seemed like a good idea to someone. How else can you explain the Ford Edsel or the sword pistol—absolutely absurd creations that should have never made it off the drawing board? It Looked Good on Paper gathers together the most flawed plans, half-baked ideas, and downright ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Artificial Intelligence Revolution

    How AI Will Change our Society, Economy, and Culture

    The co-founder of Baidu explains how AI will transform human livelihood, from our economy and financial systems down to our daily lives.Written by Baidu cofounder Robin Li and prefaced by award-winning sci-fi writer Cixin Liu (author of The Three-Body Problem), Artificial Intelligence Revolution introduces Baidu’s teams of top scientists and management as pioneers of movement toward AI. The book ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • A Human's Guide to the Future

    TECHNOLOGY IS EVOLVING AT THE FASTEST RATE WE'VE EVER SEEN, BUT IT MAY BE THE SLOWEST RATE WE'LL EVER SEE AGAIN!What does this mean for the future of the human race? Do we resist these changes or embrace them?Australian biomedical engineer, inventor and visionary Dr Jordan Nguyen has lived a life of curiosity and wonder - exploring positive opportunities in science and technology, including ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Steel Fear

    An unputdownable thriller

    Book 1 - The Finn Thrillers
    An aircraft carrier adrift with a crew the size of a small town. A murderer in their midst. And the disgraced Navy SEAL who must track him down...‘Sensationally good – an instant classic, maybe an instant legend’ Lee ChildThe moment Navy SEAL sniper Finn sets foot on the USS Abraham Lincoln, it’s clear something is deeply wrong.Leadership is weak. Morale is low. And when crew members start ... Read more

    $7.25 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Engineering for Industrial Designers and Inventors

    Fundamentals for Designers of Wonderful Things

    by Thomas Ask ...
    If you have designs for wonderful machines in mind, but aren’t sure how to turn your ideas into real, engineered products that can be manufactured, marketed, and used, this book is for you. Engineering professor and veteran maker Tom Ask helps you integrate mechanical engineering concepts into your creative design process by presenting them in a rigorous but largely nonmathematical format.Through ... Read more

    $40.99 AUD

  • HVAC and Refrigeration Preventive Maintenance

    by Eric Kleinert ...
    Keep HVAC and refrigeration equipment running at peak performanceIn this practical resource, a veteran service and repair professional with decades of hands-on experience walks you through the preventive maintenance process for residential and commercial HVAC and refrigeration systems. You’ll learn how to inspect, adjust, clean, and test your products to ensure that they run efficiently and have a ... Read more

    $98.99 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

  • Ladder Logic Programming Fundamentals

    Learn Ladder Logic Concepts Step By Step to Program PLC’s on The RSLogix 5000 Platform

    by A. J. WRIGHT ...
    This book, "Ladder Logic Programming Fundamentals" is the second edition of the book and is updated with more useful information on the latest Allen Bradley PLCs. It teaches you step by step the fundamentals of ladder logic diagrams, their basics and variables, including how ladder logic diagrams can be derived from traditional schematic circuit diagrams, and the general rules governing their use ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Saving Port Moresby

    Fighting at the end of the Kokoda Track

    Japanese Major General Horii Tomitarô, commanding the South Seas Force, was after taking Kokoda Plateau in late July tasked with entering the Owen Stanley Range to capture Port Morseby. After the battles for Deniki and Isurava, his troops were pushing south through the mountains. The Australians under Brigadier Arnold Potts, however, were not in rout, but were involved in a determined fighting ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Never Panic Early

    An Apollo 13 Astronaut's Journey

    The extraordinary autobiography of astronaut Fred Haise, one of only 24 men to fly to the moonIn the gripping Never Panic Early, Fred Haise,Lunar Module Pilot for Apollo 13, offers a detailed firsthand account of when disaster struck three days into his mission to the moon. An oxygen tank exploded, a crewmate uttered the now iconic words, “Houston, we’ve had a problem here,” and the world ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • The Woman on the Bridge

    You saw The Girl on the Train. You watched The Woman in the Window. Now meet The Woman on the Bridge

    by Holly Seddon ...
    'Strangers On A Train meets The Pact in this high concept thriller: daring, dramatic and totally original, I loved it.' Gillian McAllisterHow far would you go to save a perfect stranger?Maggie is trapped. Dumped on her wedding day, rejected by her family and hounded by a man determined to make her suffer.Charlotte is desperate. Double-crossed by her only friend and facing total ruin, she wi... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Alan Turing

    The Enigma Man

    Spring 1940: The Battle of the Atlantic rages. Vulnerable merchant convoys are at the mercy of German U-boats controlled by a cunning system of coded messages created by a machine called Enigma. Only one man believes that these codes can be broken - mathematician and Bletchley Park cryptanalyst Alan Turing.Winston Churchill later described Turing's success in breaking the Enigma codes as the ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Born to be Riled

    Born to be Riled is a collection of hilarious vintage journalism from Jeremy Clarkson.Jeremy Clarkson, it has to said, sometimes finds the world a maddening place. And nowhere more so than from behind the wheel of a car, where you can see any number of people acting like lunatics while in control (or not) of a ton of metal.In this collection of classic columns, first published in 1999, Jeremy ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Basic Structures

    Basic Structures provides the student with a clear explanation of structural concepts, using many analogies and examples. Real examples and case studies show the concepts in use, and the book is well illustrated with full colour photographs and many line illustrations, giving the student a thorough grounding in the fundamentals and a 'feel' for the way buildings behave structurally. With many ... Read more

    $64.99 AUD

  • Elon Musk

    How the Billionaire CEO of SpaceX and Tesla is Shaping our Future

    by Ashlee Vance ...
    South African born Elon Musk is the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. Musk wants to save our planet; he wants to send citizens into space, to form a colony on Mars; he wants to make money while doing these things; and he wants us all to know about it. He is the real-life inspiration for the Iron Man series of films starring Robert Downey Junior.The ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Monash

    The Outsider Who Won A War

    by Roland Perry ...
    ‘Compelling and wholly absorbing... among the most remarkable Australians of his time’ Senator Bob Carr, Foreign Affairs MinisterAustralian general Sir John Monash changed the way wars were fought and won. When the British and German high commands of the First World War failed to gain ascendency after fours years of slaughter never before seen in human history, Monash used innovative techniques ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • 101 Essential Android Tips & Tricks

    As Android continues to develop, it can be a challenge to keep up with its new releases and impressive features. Revolutionary developments mean its often difficult to know where to start. The 101 Essential Android Tips & Tricks book is here to make your life a little easier, by selecting the very best hints to extend the functionality of your smartphone. Featuring apps from the Play Store, this ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Cost Engineering for Project Success

    An Australian Perspective, Second Edition

    The measure of a successful project is “did it achieve its intended purpose” and “was it completed on time and within budget”. Cost Engineering is the art and science of putting in place controls and methodologies to achieve the best outcomes for a project. The purpose of this book is to provide students, engineers and project personnel with an understanding of the fundamental factors affecting ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Digital Minimalism

    Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

    by Cal Newport ...
    Learn how to switch off and find calm - from the New York Times bestselling author of A World Without Email'Digital Minimalism is the Marie Kondo of technology' Evening Standard*****Do you find yourself endlessly scrolling through social media or the news while your anxiety rises? Are you feeling frazzled after a long day of endless video calls?In this timely book, professor Cal Ne... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A History of Pirates

    Blood and Thunder on the High Seas

    The modern image of the pirate is derived from Captain Charles Johnson's accounts of the cut-throats who sailed under the Jolly Roger. It was he who gave mythical status to the likes of Blackbeard and Captain Kidd. Using contemporary sources, Nigel Cawthorne now turns the spotlight on the reality of pirate life, revealing the truth behind the legends. It gives us an insight into the men - and ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Sex, Bombs and Burgers

    How war, porn and fast food created technology as we know it

    by Peter Nowak ...
    War, porn and fast food quite rightly deserve their bad reputation. War is responsible for untold human suffering and death; porn is blamed for everything from marital infidelity to the erosion of our morals; and fast food is causing rising obesity levels, and the increasing uniformity and blandness of western culture. So why celebrate them?Well, according to Peter Nowak, if it wasn't for war, ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Kiss My Boots: Coming Home Book 2

    by Harper Sloan ...
    Book 2 - Coming Home
    Kiss My Boots is the second sultry novel in the Coming Home series from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Harper Sloan. Perfect for fans of Kelly Elliott, Diana Palmer, Jennifer Ryan and Maisey Yates.Quinn Davis is the stereotypical tomboy who prefers to live her life quietly. Of course, it doesn't help that her heart has been hardened when it comes to devilishly handsome cowboys ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD