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  • Still Life

    by Sarah Winman ...
    THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF DYMOCKS BOOK OF THE YEARA GUARDIAN BEST BOOK OF 2021A BBC BETWEEN THE COVERS BOOK CLUB PICKWINNER OF THE INWORDS LITERARY AWARD‘Sheer joy' Graham Norton‘Utterly beautiful … filled with hope’ Joanna Cannon, author of Three Things About Elsie’A gorgeous, generous... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Amongst Our Weapons

    The Brand New Rivers Of London Novel

    THE BRAND NEW NOVEL IN THE #1 BESTSELLING RIVERS OF LONDONThere is a world hidden underneath this great city...The London Silver Vaults - for well over a century, the largest collection of silver for sale in the world. It has more locks than the Bank of England and more cameras than a celebrity punch-up.Not somewhere you can murder someone and vanish without a trace - only that's what happened.The ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Agent in Berlin

    'A master of spy fiction to rival le Carré' David Young

    by Alex Gerlis ...
    Book 1 - The Wolf Pack Spies
    To live among wolves, first you must become one… An unmissable new spy thriller from best-selling master of the genre, Alex Gerlis.War is coming to Europe.British spymaster Barnaby Allen begins recruiting a network of agents in Germany. With diplomatic relations quickly unravelling, this pack of spies soon comes into their own: the horse-loving German at home in Berlin’s underground; the young ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Timekeepers

    How the World Became Obsessed with Time

    By the bestselling author of Just My Type: a “thoroughly enjoyable and illuminating” journey into the concept of time “stuffed with fascinating material” (Observer, UK).Timekeepers is a book about our obsession with time and our desire to measure it, control it, sell it, film it, perform it, immortalize it and make it meaningful. In this fascinating, anecdotal exploration, award-winning author ... Read more

    $1.98 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • In the Blood

    James Reece 5

    by Jack Carr ...
    **SOON TO BE A TV SERIES STARRING CHRIS PRATT**'Take my word for it, James Reece is one rowdy motherf***er. Get ready!' Chris PrattA woman boards a plan in Burkina Faso having just completed a targeted assassination for the state of Israel. Two minutes after takeoff her plane is blown out of the sky.6000 miles to the east, James Reece watches the names and pictures of the victims cross cable news. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Happiest Man on Earth

    by Eddie Jaku ...
    WINNER OF THE ABIA BIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR 2021Life can be beautiful if you make it beautiful. It is up to you.Eddie Jaku always considered himself a German first, a Jew second. He was proud of his country. But all of that changed in November 1938, when he was beaten, arrested and taken to a concentration camp.Over the next seven years, Eddie faced unimaginable horrors every day, first in Buchenwald ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Batavia

    Batavia is the greatest story in Australia�s history. The Shipwreck of the Batavia combines in just the one tale the birth of the world's first corporation, the brutality of colonisation, the battle of good vs evil, the derring-do of sea-faring adventure, mutiny, ship-wreck, love, lust, blood-lust, petty fascist dictatorship, criminality, a reign of terror, murders most foul, sexual slavery, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Dirt

    A Social History as Seen Through the Uses and Abuses of Dirt

    Delve into the fascinating world of dirt in this history of culture, cleanliness, and our evolving perceptions of what is and isn’t gross.In this engaging and often humorous study of life’s imperfections, public health and hygiene authority Terence McLaughlin dissects our attitudes toward the filth that has accompanied society throughout human history. According to him, “dirt” is a matter of ... Read more

    $1.98 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Devil's Hand

    James Reece 4

    by Jack Carr ...
    series Terminal List
    NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHORThe fourth thriller in the “so powerful, so pulse-pounding, so well-written” (Brad Thor, #1 New York Times bestselling author) Terminal List series follows former Navy SEAL James Reece as he is entrusted with a top-secret CIA mission of retribution twenty years in the making.It’s been twenty years since 9/11. Two decades since the United States was ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • China

    An Epic Novel

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'Bravo; this is a big, complex and utterly involving portrait of 19th-century China' THE TIMESThe internationally bestselling author portrays the great clash of East and West in his new epic: ChinaChina in the nineteenth century: a proud and ancient empire forbidden to foreigners. The West desires Chinese tea above all other things but lacks the silver to buy it. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • A Gushing Fountain

    A Novel

    by Martin Walser ...
    Translated by David Dollenmayer ...
    Appearing for the first time in English, this masterful novel by one of the foremost figures of postwar German literature is an indelible portrait of Nazism slowly overtaking and poisoning a small town. Semi-autobiographical, it is also a remarkably vivid account of a childhood fraught with troubles, yet full of remembered love and touched by miracle.In a provincial town on Lake Constance, Johann ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Destination Buchenwald

    The astonishing survival story of Australian and New Zealand airmen in a Nazi death camp

    by Colin Burgess ...
    The harrowing story of the Allied airmen who experienced the true horrors of Nazism firsthand.It was the summer of 1944 as liberating Allied forces surged towards Paris following the D-Day landings. For a large group of downed airmen being held in that city’s infamous Fresnes Prison, they were about to face evacuation into the blackest, bloody heart of Germany and experience the most acute evil of ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Agent Sonya

    Lover, Mother, Soldier, Spy

    by Ben MacIntyre ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLERDiscover the incredible true story of WW2's most extraordinary spy - from the bestselling author of The Spy and the Traitor.'His best book yet' The Times________________From planning an assassination attempt on Hitler in Switzerland, to spying on the Japanese in Manchuria, to preventing nuclear war (or so she believed) by ... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The War on the West: How to Prevail in the Age of Unreason

    SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER‘The most important book of the year’ Daily MailThe brilliant and provocative new book from one of the world’s foremost political writers‘The anti-Western revisionists have been out in force in recent years. It is high time that we revise them in turn…’In The War on the West, international bestselling author Douglas Murray ... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Red Notice

    A True Story of Corruption, Murder and One Man’s Fight for Justice

    by Bill Browder ...
    **'An unburdening, a witness statement and a thriller all at the same time ... electrifying.'**The TimesI have to assume that there is a very real chance that Putin or members of his regime will have me killed some day. If I'm killed, you will know who did it. When my enemies read this book, they will know that you know.A Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller. A true-life thriller by one of ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

    by Jung Chang ...
    Few books have had such an impact as Wild Swans: a popular bestseller which has sold more than 13 million copies and a critically acclaimed history of China; a tragic tale of nightmarish cruelty and an uplifting story of bravery and survival.Through the story of three generations of women in her own family – the grandmother given to the warlord as a concubine, the Communist mother and the daughter ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Mirror and the Light (The Wolf Hall Trilogy, Book 3)

    by Hilary Mantel ...
    Book 3 - The Wolf Hall Trilogy
    The long-awaited sequel to Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, the stunning conclusion to Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker Prize-winning Wolf Hall trilogy.A Guardian Book of the Year • A Times Book of the Year • A Daily Telegraph Book of the Year • A Sunday Times Book of the Year • A New Statesman Book of the Year • A Spectator Book of the YearShortlisted for the Women... ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • The Land Before Avocado

    The new book from the bestselling author of Flesh Wounds. A funny and frank look at the way Australia used to be - and just how far we have come.'It was simpler time'. We had more fun back then'. 'Everyone could afford a house'.There's plenty of nostalgia right now for the Australia of the past, but what was it really like?In The Land Before Avocado, Richard Glover takes a journey to an almost ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • The Memory Keeper of Kyiv

    The most powerful, important historical novel of 2022

    by Erin Litteken ...
    Perfect for fans of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The Beekeeper of Aleppo."A powerfully moving debut . . . Ukraine’s tragic history painfully echoes its current crisis, and on every page the Ukrainian spirit shines out, unbowed, unbent and unbroken.” Kate Quinn, author of The Diamond EyeIn the 1930s, Stalin’s activists marched through the Soviet Union, espousing the greatness of collective ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Ghost And The Bounty Hunter

    William Buckley, John Batman And The Theft Of Kulin Country

    By the bestselling author of The Ship That Never WasJust after Christmas 1803, convict William Buckley fled an embryonic settlement in the land of the Kulin nation (now the Port Phillip area), to take his chances in the wilderness. A few months later, the local Aboriginal people found the six-foot-five former soldier near death. Believing he was a lost kinsman returned from the dead, they took him ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Greatest Invention

    A History of the World in Nine Mysterious Scripts

    This book tells the story of our greatest invention. Or, it almost does. Almost, because while the story has a beginning – in fact, it has many beginnings, not only in Mesopotamia, 3,100 years before the birth of Christ, but also in China, Egypt and Central America – and it certainly has a middle, one that snakes through the painted petroglyphs of Easter Island, through the great machines of ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Hash Knife Outfit

    A Western Story

    by Zane Grey ...
    They are just about as bad and evil as outlaw gangs come. But in the end, they finally go straight.Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in fiction that takes place in the old West. Westerns-books about outlaws, sheriffs, chiefs and warriors, cowboys and Indians-are a genre in which we publish regularly. Our list includes international bestselling ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • How Fascism Works

    The Politics of Us and Them

    by Jason Stanley ...
    **“No single book is as relevant to the present moment.”—Claudia Rankine, author of Citizen“One of the defining books of the decade.”—Elizabeth Hinton, author of From the War on Poverty to the War on CrimeNEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS’ CHOICE • With a new preface • Fascist politics are running rampant in America today—and spreading around the world. A Yale philosopher identifies the ten ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • Three Sisters

    A TRIUMPHANT STORY OF LOVE AND SURVIVAL FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ

    'I want you to make a promise to me that you will always take care of your sisters. That you will always be there for one another. That you will not allow anyone to take you away from each other, ever. Do you understand?'When they are little girls, Cibi, Magda and Livia make a promise to their father - that they will stay together, no matter what. Years later, at just 15, Livia is ordered to ... Read more

    $12.09 AUD