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  • Come As You Are: Revised and Updated

    The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life

    A revised and updated edition of Emily Nagoski’s game-changing New York Times bestseller Come As You Are, featuring new information and research on mindfulness, desire, and pleasure that will radically transform your sex life.For much of the 20th and 21st centuries, women’s sexuality was an uncharted territory in science, studied far less frequently—and far less seriously—than its male counterpart ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • We Should All Be Feminists

    A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun, based on her 2013 TEDx Talk of the same name.‘I would like to ask that we begin to dream about and plan for a different world. A fairer world. A world of happier men and happier women who are truer to themselves. And this is how to start: we must raise our daughters ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • The Handmaid's Tale

    Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She has only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Right to Sex

    The Sunday Times Bestseller

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLEREssential lessons on the world we live in, from one of our greatest young thinkers – a guide to what everybody is talking about today**'**Unparalleled and extraordinary . . . A bracing revivification of a crucial lineage in feminist writing' JIA TOLENTINO'I believe Amia Srinivasan's work will change the world' KATHERINE RUNDELL'Rigorously researche... ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 83 Top Blokes

    The Larrikin Myth, Class and Power

    by Lech Blaine ...
    series Quarterly Essay #83
    Who can be a larrikin and how is it used politically?The figure of the larrikin goes deep in Australian culture. But who can be a larrikin, and what are its political uses?This brilliant essay looks at Australian politics through the prisms of class, egalitarianism and masculinity. Lech Blaine examines some “top blokes,” with particular focus on Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese, but stretching ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Know My Name

    The Survivor of the Stanford Sexual Assault Case Tells Her Story

    by Chanel Miller ...
    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING MEMOIR'Incredibly moving and haunting' Roxane Gay'I read this book cover to cover and it stunned me' Jia Tolentino'Powerful, honest and necessary' Marian Keyes'To girls everywhere, I am with you. On nights when you feel alone, I am with you. When people doubt you or dismiss you, I am with you. I fought every day for you. So never stop fightin... ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Transgender Child

    A Handbook for Families and Professionals

    This comprehensive first of its kind guidebook explores the unique challenges that thousands of families face every day raising their children in every city and state. Through extensive research and interviews, as well as years of experience working in the field, the authors cover gender variance from birth through college. What do you do when your toddler daughter’s first sentence is that she’s a ... Read more

    $19.46 AUD

  • Against White Feminism

    by Rafia Zakaria ...
    An essential, comprehensive account of what white feminism is - and an empowering manifesto for revolutionFor readers of Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race, Caroline Criado Perez's Invisible Women and Florence Given's Women Don't Owe You Pretty'A book to make you stop and think' Mishal Husain, national broadcaster'Necessary, warm-hearted and shar... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • My Wild and Sleepless Nights

    The brave, raw Sunday Times bestselling memoir

    by Clover Stroud ...
    'Raw, elemental and beautiful.' Telegraph'This is quite simply the best book about motherhood I have ever read.' - Eleanor Mills in the Sunday TimesMother to five children, Clover Stroud has navigated family life across two decades, both losing and finding herself. In her touching, provocative and profoundly insightful book, she captures a sense of what motherhood really feels like - how intense, ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • All the Young Men

    How One Woman Risked It All To Care For The Dying

    'This book will make you love her as much as I do' FORMER PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON'Breath-taking courage and compassion [...]a beautiful book'THE SUNDAY TIMES'A renegade Florence Nightingale cares for the ill in a remarkable tale of compassion and combating prejudice'GUARDIAN'An extraordinary tale'E... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Everyday Sexism

    by Laura Bates ...
    'If Caitlin Moran's How To Be A Womanis the fun-filled manual for female survival in the 21st century, everyday sexism is its more politicised sister' (Independent on Sunday).After experiencing a series of escalating sexist incidents, Laura Bates started theeveryday sexism projectand has gone on to write 'a pioneering analysis of modern day misogyny' (Telegraph).After an astounding response from ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Bonds of Love

    Psychoanalysis, Feminism, and the Problem of Domincation

    Why do people submit to authority and derive pleasure even others have over them? What is the appeal of domination and submission, and why are they so prevalent in erotic life? Why is it so difficult for men and women to meet as equals? Why, indeed, do hey continue to recapitulate the positions of master and slave?In The Bonds of Love, noted feminist theorist and psychoanalyst Jessica Benjamin ... Read more

    $18.25 AUD $14.95 AUD

  • Widowland

    'An absorbing Orwellian dystopia' GUARDIAN

    by C J Carey ...
    'READING THIS TERRIFIC, ORWELLIAN NOVEL YOU ALMOST HOLD YOUR BREATH' Bel MooneyAn alternative history with a strong feminist twist, perfect for fans of Robert Harris' Fatherland, Christina Dalcher's *Vox*and the dystopian novels of Margaret Atwood.'A TRIUMPH' Amanda Craig'CONVINCING AND GRIPPING' Elizabeth Buchan'BRILLIANTLY IMAGINED'... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Motherhood

    by Jamila Rizvi ...
    'Welcome to The Motherhood, my dear.'After her son was born, Jamila Rizvi felt isolated, exhausted and confused. While desperately in love with her new baby, the world she'd known had disappeared overnight and so had her sense of self.Jamila's salvation came in the form of a letter. A dear friend, Clare Bowditch – who had been there herself – wrote to tell Jamila she would get through this. Her ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Transgender Issue

    An Argument for Justice

    by Shon Faye ...
    THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Few books are as urgent as Shon Faye's debut ... Faye has hope for the future - and maybe so should we' Independent'Unsparing, important and weighty ... a vitally needed antidote' Observer'A moving and impressively comprehensive overview of trans life' VogueTrans people in Britain today have become a culture war 'issue'.... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Misfits

    A Personal Manifesto – by the creator of 'I May Destroy You'

    by Michaela Coel ...
    'Razor-sharp and as funny as I May Destroy You ... a gifted writer' Sunday Times | 'A perfect truth-teller of our time' ELLE | 'Leaps off the page' Observer | 'Comic and devastating' New York Times | 'Your self-help bible of 2021' Sunday Times | Profound, hilarious, devastating and breathtakingly beautiful all at once' gal-dem**... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Solved!

    How Other Countries Have Cracked the World's Biggest Problems and We Can Too

    by Andrew Wear ...
    Sometimes the solutions are closer than we think.Denmark will reach 100 per cent renewable electricity by 2030. Iceland has topped gender equality rankings for a decade and counting. Singaporean students beat almost all others in maths and reading. South Koreans will soon live longer than anyone else on Earth. The US city of Boston, global epicentre of biotech, has the most innovative square mile ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Five

    The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

    THE MULTI AWARD-WINNING #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER___'An angry and important work of historical detection, calling time on the misogyny that has fed the Ripper myth. Powerful and shaming.' GUARDIAN___Polly, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine and Mary-Jane are famous for the same thing, though they never met. They came from Fleet Street, Knightsbridge, Wolverhampton, Sweden and Wales. They wrote ballads, ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Invisible Women

    Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

    *THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER*'HELL YES. This is one of those books that has the potential to change things - a monumental piece of research' Caitlin MoranImagine a world where...· Your phone is too big for your hand· Your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong for your body· In a car accident you are 47% more likely to be injured.</... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls

    by Mona Eltahawy ...
    Seizing upon the energy of the #MeToo movement, feminist activist Mona Eltahawy advocates a muscular, out-loud approach to teaching women and girls to harness their power through what she calls the “seven necessary sins” that women and girls are not supposed to commit: to be angry, ambitious, profane, violent, attention-seeking, lustful, and powerful. All the necessary “sins” that women and girls ... Read more

    $10.66 AUD

  • Gulliver's Wife

    by Lauren Chater ...
    Birth. Death. Wonder … One woman’s journey to the edge of love and loyalty from the bestselling author of The Lace WeaverLondon, 1702. When her husband is lost at sea, Mary Burton Gulliver, midwife and herbalist, is forced to rebuild her life without him. But three years later when Lemuel Gulliver is brought home, fevered and communicating only in riddles, her ordered world is turned upside down ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • More Than I Love My Life

    An epic, deeply moving novel about the power of love and loving with courage - from the Man Booker International Prize-winning author of A Horse Walks into a BarOn a kibbutz in Israel in 2008, Gili is celebrating the ninetieth birthday of her grandmother Vera, the adored matriarch of a sprawling and tight-knit family. But festivities are interrupted by the arrival of Nina: the iron-willed daughter ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Mirror and the Palette

    Rebellion, Revolution and Resilience: 500 Years of Women's Self-Portraits

    Her story weaves in and out of time and place. She's Frida Kahlo, Loïs Mailou Jones and Amrita Sher-Gil en route to Mexico City, Paris or Bombay. She's Suzanne Valadon and Gwen John, craving city lights, the sea and solitude; she's Artemisia Gentileschi striding through the streets of Naples and Paula Modersohn-Becker in Worpswede. She's haunting museums in her paint-stained dress, scrutinising ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Boys Will Be Boys

    Power, patriarchy and the toxic bonds of mateship

    'Everyone's afraid that their daughters might be hurt. No one seems to be scared that their sons might be the ones to do it ... This book ... is the culmination of many years of writing about power, abuse, privilege, male entitlement and rape culture. After all that, here's what I've learned: we should be f*cking terrified.' Clementine Ford, from the introductionFearless feminist heroine ... Read more

    $14.29 AUD