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  • 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'An eloquent, powerful and enjoyably practical guide to cutting back on screen time' The Times'An urgent call to action for anyone serious about being in command of their own life' Ryan Holiday... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Brief History of Motion

    From the Wheel to the Car to What Comes Next

    by Tom Standage ...
    'Sparkled with anecdotes, insights and surprises. It is great fun - and utterly timely' Sunday Times'Standage writes with a masterly clarity' New York Times'The product of deep research, great intelligence and burnished prose . . . It is rare that I encounter a non-fiction author whose prose is so elegant that it is worth reading for itself. Standage is a writer of this class' Wall Street Journal< ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Power Play

    Elon Musk, Tesla, and the Bet of the Century

    by Tim Higgins ...
    Inside the outrageous, come-from-behind story of Elon Musk and Tesla's bid to build the world's greatest car and the race to drive the future.Elon Musk is among the most controversial titans of Silicon Valley. To some he's a genius and a visionary and to others he's a mercurial huckster. Billions of dollars have been gained and lost on his tweets and his personal exploits are the stuff of tabloids ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Steel Fear

    An unputdownable thriller

    series The Finn Thrillers #1
    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

  • The Knowledge Machine

    How an Unreasonable Idea Created Modern Science

    Rich with tales of discovery from Galileo to general relativity, a stimulating and timely analysis of how science works and why we need it.'The best introduction to the scientific enterprise that I know. A wonderful and important book' David Wootton, author of The Invention of ScienceIt is only in the last three centuries that the formidable knowledge-making machine we call modern science has ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Caravan and Motorhome Electrics

    the complete guide

    by Collyn Rivers ...
    Caravan & Motorhome Electrics is the totally rewritten successor of the original globally selling Motorhome Electrics. The book's content now also covers every aspect of designing, installing and fault finding of the electrics in fifth wheel and conventional caravans and camper trailers.The book explains how things work, and what they do (not what vendors claim they do). It shows how to ... Read more

    $12.53 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

    $10.99 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

  • Numbers Don't Lie

    71 Things You Need to Know About the World

    by Vaclav Smil ...
    'My favourite author has done it again. Numbers Don't Lie is by far his most accessible book to date, and I highly recommend it to anyone who is curious about the world. I unabashedly recommend this book to anyone who loves learning' Bill GatesIs flying dangerous? How much do the world's cows weigh? And what makes people happy?From Earth's nations and inhabitants, through the fuels and foods that ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • They Made America

    From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine: Two Centuries of Innovators

    An illustrated history of American innovators -- some well known, some unknown, and all fascinating -- by the author of the bestselling The American Century. ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Graft-transmitted Diseases of Grapevines

    For almost 40 years, Australian researchers have been part of an international group of scientists who have studied graft-transmitted disorders of the grapevine. The Australian wine and grape industries are undergoing significant expansion as is the case in some other countries. Preventing the spread of pathogens, by producing clean propagation material, and minimising the disease load on new ... Read more

    $52.02 AUD

  • Against All Odds

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

    ‘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 all going to die.’In June 2018, for seventeen days, the world watched and held its breath as the Wild Boars soccer team were trapped deep in a cave in Thailand. Marooned beyond flooded cave ... 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

  • 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

    $37.06 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

    $15.50 AUD

  • Kiss My Boots: Coming Home Book 2

    by Harper Sloan ...
    series Coming Home #2
    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

  • Moon Shot: The Inside Story of America's Apollo Moon Landings

    The Inside Story of America's Apollo Moon Landings

    A revised edition of the New York Times bestselling classic: the epic story of the golden years of American space exploration, told by the men who rode the rocketsOn October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, and the space race was born. Desperate to beat the Russians into space, NASA put together a crew of the nation’s most daring test pilots: the seven men who were to lead America to ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • A Night to Remember

    The Sinking of the Titanic

    by Walter Lord ...
    series The Titanic Chronicles #1
    #1 New York Times Bestseller: The definitive book on the sinking of the Titanic, based on interviews with survivors, by the author of The Miracle of Dunkirk.At first, no one but the lookout recognized the sound. Passengers described it as the impact of a heavy wave, a scraping noise, or the tearing of a long calico strip. In fact, it was the sound of the world’s most famous ocean liner striking an ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Cradle to Cradle

    Recycling is good, isn’t it?In this visionary book, chemist Michael Braungart and architect William McDonough challenge this status quo and put forward a manifesto for an intriguing and radically different philosophy of environmentalism."Reduce, reuse, recycle”. This is the standard “cradle to grave” manufacturing model dating back to the Industrial Revolution that we still follow today. In this ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Cost Engineering for Project Success

    An Australian Perspective

    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 and project personnel with an understanding of the fundamental factors affecting project ... Read more

    $31.23 AUD

  • Physics of the Future

    How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100

    by Michio Kaku ...
    The international bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible gives us a stunning and provocative vision of the futureBased on interviews with over three hundred of the world's top scientists, who are already inventing the future in their labs, Kaku-in a lucid and engaging fashion-presents the revolutionary developments in medicine, computers, quantum physics, and space travel that will ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Falling to Earth

    An Apollo 15 Astronaut's Journey to the Moon

    As command module pilot for the Apollo 15 mission to the moon in 1971, Al Worden flew on what is widely regarded as the greatest exploration mission that humans have ever attempted. He spent six days orbiting the moon, including three days completely alone, the most isolated human in existence. During the return from the moon to earth he also conducted the first spacewalk in deep space, becoming ... Read more

    $20.56 AUD