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  • The Treeline

    The Last Forest and the Future of Life on Earth

    by Ben Rawlence ...
    * A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK *'The very treeline is on the move: a devastating image. This book is an evocative, wise and unflinching exploration of what it will mean for humanity.' Jay GriffithsThe Arctic treeline is the frontline of climate change, where the trees have been creeping towards the pole for fifty years already. These vast swathes of forests, which encircle the north of the globe ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Aquanaut

    A Life Beneath The Surface – The Inside Story of the Thai Cave Rescue

    by Rick Stanton ...
    **THE ENTHRALLING INSIDE STORY OF THE THAI CAVE RESCUE NOW CHRONICLED IN NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC HIT DOCUMENTARY THE RESCUEWRITTEN BY THE MAN AT THE HEART OF THE MISSION**'The British divers are all heroes' Clive Cussler'A case study in courage' Ron Howard, Oscar-winning director of Apollo 13________'They were utterly alone inside the mountain, isolated from the rest of the world. The... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure of the Stars

    by Dava Sobel ...
    AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR‘A peerless intellectual biography. The Glass Universe shines and twinkles as brightly as the stars themselves’ The Economist#1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel returns with a captivating, little-known true story of women in scienceIn the mid-nineteenth century, the Harvard College Observatory began employing women as calculators, or “human computers,” to ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Position Doubtful

    mapping landscapes and memories

    by Kim Mahood ...
    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 VICTORIAN PREMIER’S LITERARY AWARDS FOR NON-FICTIONImagine the document you have before you is not a book but a map. It is well-used, creased, and folded, so that when you open it, no matter how carefully, something tears and a line that is neither latitude nor longitude opens in the hidden geography of the place you are about to enter.Since the publication of her prize ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Mountains Of The Mind

    A History Of A Fascination

    Why do so many feel compelled to risk their lives climbing mountains? During the climbing season, one person a day dies in the Alps, and more people die climbing in this season in Scotland than they do on the roads. Mountains of the Mind is a fascinating investigation into our emotional and imaginative responses to mountains and how these have changed over the last few centuries. It is rich with ... Read more

    $17.70 AUD

  • The Songs of Trees

    Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

    The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with nature’s most magnificent networkers – trees.David George Haskell’s The Forest Unseen won acclaim for eloquent writing and deep engagement with the natural world. Now he brings his powers of observation to the biological networks that surround all species, including humans.Haskell repeatedly visits a dozen trees around the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $10.99 AUD

  • Everest the Cruel Way

    The audacious winter attempt of the West Ridge

    by Joe Tasker ...
    On 30 January 1981 Joe Tasker and Ade Burgess stood at 24,000 feet on the west ridge of Mount Everest. Below them were their companions, some exhausted, some crippled by illness, all virtually incapacitated. Further progress seemed impossible. Everest the Cruel Way is Joe Tasker's story of an attempt to climb the highest mountain on earth - an attempt which pushed a group of Britain's finest ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • In Some Lost Place

    The first ascent of Nanga Parbats Mazeno Ridge

    by Sandy Allan ...
    In the summer of 2012, a team of six climbers set out to attempt the first ascent of one of the great unclimbed lines of the Himalaya - the giant Mazeno Ridge on Nanga Parbat, the world's ninth highest mountain. At ten kilometres in length, the Mazeno is the longest route to the summit of an 8,000-metre peak. Ten expeditions had tried and failed to climb this enormous ridge. Eleven days later two ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • Instant Temptation

    Fun, feel-good romance - guaranteed to make you smile!

    by Jill Shalvis ...
    series Wilder
    'Perfect, feel-good fiction' Sarah Morgan on The Lemon SistersIf you love Holly Martin, Jill Mansell and Debbie Macomber, you'll LOVE Jill Shalvis and her irresistible trademark gift for humour, warmth and romance!Jill's books are guaranteed to make you smile:'You can't go wrong with a Jill Shalvis book' 5* reader r... ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • The Endless Knot

    K2 Mountain of Dreams and Destiny

    'A monumental book … I defy anyone to read it and remain unmoved.' Stephen Venables, Alpine Journal Acclaimed as one of the most powerful accounts of mountain adventure and tragedy ever written, The Endless Knot is a harrowing account of the 1986 K2 disaster. A rare first-hand account from a survivor at the very epicentre of the drama, The Endless Knot describes the disaster in frank detail. Kurt ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • Antarctica

    An Intimate Portrait of the World's Most Mysterious Continent

    There have been many books about Antarctica in the past, but all have focused on only one aspect of the continent - its science, its wildlife, the heroic age of exploration, personal experiences or the sheer awesome beauty of the landscape, for example - but none has managed to capture whole story, till now.Gabrielle Walker, author, consultant to New Scientist and regular broadcaster with the BBC ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • The Great Disruption

    How the Climate Crisis Will Transform the Global Economy

    by Paul Gilding ...
    It's time to stop just worrying about climate change, says Paul Gilding. Instead we need to brace for impact, because global crisis is no longer avoidable. The 'Great Disruption' started in 2008, with spiking food and oil prices and dramatic ecological change like the melting polar icecap. It is not simply about fossil fuels and carbon footprints. We have come to the end of Economic Growth, ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things

    A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet

    Nature, Money, Work, Care, Food, Energy, and Lives.These are the seven things that have made our world and will continue to shape its future. By making these things cheap, modern commerce has controlled, transformed, and devastated the Earth.In A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things, Raj Patel and Jason W. Moore present a new approach to analyzing today’s planetary emergencies. Bringing the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Cloud Collector's Handbook

    THE CLOUD COLLECTOR'S HANDBOOK fits into pockets, allowing cloudspotters to identify cloud formations anytime and anywhere. All the common cloud types are represented, as are many of the rare ones, each fully described and illustrated with a range of photographs. Not only is THE CLOUD COLLECTOR'S HANDBOOK an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to be able to identify and understand every cloud ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Mountain

    The Breathtaking Italian Bestseller

    by Luca D'Andrea ...
    Translated by Howard Curtis ...
    A CURSED PLACE. A COLD CASE. A KILLER WHO LEFT NO TRACE.The huge International bestseller.Gripping, unputdownable and packed with twists, The Mountain is a thriller that you will never forget.**"Can be compared (with no fear of hyperbole) to Stephen King and Jo Nesbø" - Massimo Vincenz, La Repubblica.Jeremiah Salinger blames himself.** The crash was his fault. He was the only survivor. Now ... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Everest

    Expedition to the Ultimate

    'Everest by fair means - that is the human dimension, and that is what interests me … In reaching for the oxygen cylinder, a climber degrades Everest … a climber who doesn't rely on his own strength and skills, but on apparatus and drugs, deceives himself. In May 1978 Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler became the first climbers in history to reach the summit of Mount Everest without the use of ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • The Shining Mountain

    The first ascent of the West Wall of Changabang

    'It's a preposterous plan. Still, if you do get up it, I think it'll be the hardest thing that's been done in the Himalayas.' So spoke Chris Bonington when Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker presented him with their plan to tackle the unclimbed West Wall of Changabang - the Shining Mountain - in 1976. Bonington's was one of the more positive responses; most felt the climb impossibly hard, especially ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • Sowing Seeds in the Desert

    Natural Farming, Global Restoration, and Ultimate Food Security

    The earth is in great peril, due to the corporatization of agriculture, the rising climate crisis, and the ever-increasing levels of global poverty, starvation, and desertification on a massive scale. This present condition of global trauma is not "natural," but a result of humanity's destructive actions. And, according to Masanobu Fukuoka, it is reversible. We need to change not only our methods ... Read more

    $19.13 AUD

  • Every Vow She Breaks: Who's Watching Now 3 (A gripping, suspenseful thriller)

    series Who's Watching Now
    Fans of K****aren Rose, Cynthia Eden, Kaylea Cross and Pamela Clare will love Jannine Gallant's brilliant blend of exciting suspense and emotional romance, with real characters caught in extraordinary circumstances.A promise can follow you to the grave... Claire Templeton is drawn to the majestic beauty of the California Redwoods in the hopes of capturing an unexplained phenomenon on camera. What ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Savage Arena

    K2, Changabang and the North Face of the Eiger

    by Joe Tasker ...
    I could never again maintain that I was caught up in this game unwillingly. I knew now what I wanted to do. Willingly would I accept the hardship and fear, the discipline and the sacrifices, if only I could be given back the chance to climb that mountain.' Joe Tasker lies, struck down by a tooth abscess, in a damp, bug-infested room in the Himalaya, wondering if he will be well enough to climb ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • The Lost World Of The Kalahari

    With 'The Great and the Little Memory'

    Laurens van der Post was fascinated and appalled at the fate of this remarkable people. Ostracised by all the changing face of African cultural life they retreated deep into the Kalahari desert. His fascinating attempt to capture their way of life and the secrets of their ancient heritage provide captivating reading and a unique insight into a forgotten way of life. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Real Gorbals Story

    True Tales from Glasgow's Meanest Streets

    Colin MacFarlane was born in the Gorbals in the 1950s, 20 years after the publication of No Mean City, the classic novel about pre-war life in what was once Glasgow's most deprived district. He lived in the same street as its fictional 'razor king', Johnnie Stark, and subsequently realised that a lot of the old characters represented in the book were still around as late as the 1960s. Men still ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Geography For Dummies

    Geography is more than just trivia, it can help you understand why we import or export certain products, predict climate change, and even show you where to place fire and police stations when planning a city.If you’re curious about the world and want to know more about this fascinating place, Geography For Dummies is a great place to start. Whether you’re sixteen or sixty, this fun and easy guide ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD $22.99 AUD

  • Silt

    In Silt, bestselling travel writer Robert Macfarlane walks the Broomway, the deadliest path in Britain.In one of the most striking chapters of his brilliant 2012 book The Old Ways, Robert Macfarlane walks the Essex offshore path which has claimed the lives of more than sixty people over the centuries. His companion on this atmospheric and potentially perilous journey is his old friend and ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD