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  • Edie

    An American Biography

    A brilliant and unique biography of Andy Warhol's tragic muse, the 60s icon Edie Sedgwick‘Exceptionally seductive… You can’t put it down’ LA TimesOutrageous, vulnerable and strikingly beautiful - in the 1960s Edie Sedgwick became both an emblem of, and a memorial to, the doomed world spawned by Andy Warhol.Born into a wealthy New England Edie’s childhood was dominated by a brutal but glamourous ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Glorious Heresies

    Winner of the Baileys' Women's Prize for Fiction 2016

    series The Glorious Heresies #1
    WINNER OF THE BAILEYS' WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016WINNER OF THE DESMOND ELLIOT PRIZE 2016We all do stupid things when we're kids.Ryan Cusack's grown up faster than most - being the oldest of six with a dead mum and an alcoholic dad will do that for you.And nobody says Ryan's stupid. Not even behind his back.It's the people around him who are the problem. The gangland boss using his dad as a ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Northern Spy

    A Reese Witherspoon's Book Club Pick

    by Flynn Berry ...
    THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK - SOON TO BE A MAJOR NETFLIX PRODUCTION'You'll devour Northern Spy . . . I loved this thrill ride of a book'Reese Witherspoon'A sharp, moving thriller: you lose your breath for adrenalin'Abigail Dean, author of Girl A'A chilling, gorgeously written tale'New York Times</st... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Whispering Hope - Kathleen's Story

    The True Story of the Magdalene Women

    "At the conclusion of my discussions with one group of the Magdalene Women one of those present sang 'Whispering Hope'. A line from that song stays in my mind - 'when the dark midnight is over, watch for the breaking of day'.Let me hope that this day and this debate heralds a new dawn for all those who feared that the dark midnight might never end."- Taoiseach Enda Kenny's State apology to the ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • The Liberation of Brigid Dunne

    Warmth, wisdom and love on every page - if you treasured Maeve Binchy, read Patricia Scanlan

    Published in the UK as A Family Reunion*** THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER ***One explosive family reunion. A lifetime of secrets revealed.Spanning generations and covering seismic shifts in the lives of women, The Liberation of Brigid Dunne is a compelling, thought-provoking, important and highly emotional novel.'Bestselling writer Patricia Scanlan returns with a dramatic novel that tracks four feisty ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • Irish

    The Remarkable Saga of a Nation and a City

    by John Burrowes ...
    Irish is the story of the mass migration from Ireland to Glasgow that took place in the wake of the Great Famine of the mid-nineteenth century. It is an epic account of the coming together of a nation and a city. This is the tale of those who escaped a nightmare existence in the poorest and most deprived country in Europe and changed the city of Glasgow forever. Irish brings to life the horrot of ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Sir Francis Drake

    More than four hundred years after his death, Sir Francis Drake remains one of the legendary figures of history. His career is one of the most colourful on record. The most daring of the corsairs who raided the West Indies and Spanish Main, he led the English into the Pacific, and cirumnavigated the world to bring home the Golden Hind laden with Spanish treasure. His attacks on Spanish cities and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Moment We Meet

    Stories of love, hope and chance encounters by the No. 1 bestselling author

    Who you meet can change your life for ever...A wonderful collection of short stories from Sheila O'Flanagan, Sunday Times bestselling author of THE MISSING WIFE and THE HIDEAWAY. The Moment We Meet was previously published as Destinations.Featuring an exclusive Q&A with Sheila O'Flanagan...Perfect for readers of Catherine Alliott a... ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Pull of the Stars

    by Emma Donoghue ...
    From the international bestselling author of Room.In an Ireland doubly ravaged by war and disease, Nurse Julia Power works at an understaffed hospital in the city centre, where expectant mothers who have come down with an unfamiliar Flu are quarantined together. Into Julia's regimented world step two outsiders: Doctor Kathleen Lynn, on the run from the police, and a young volunteer helper, Bridie ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Alan Turing: The Enigma

    by Andrew Hodges ...
    A new edition to celebrate Alan Turing's centenary, includes a new foreword by the author and a preface by Douglas Hofstadter.Alan Turing was the extraordinary Cambridge mathematician who masterminded the cracking of the German Enigma ciphers and transformed the Second World War. But his vision went far beyond this crucial achievement. Before the war he had formulated the concept of the universal ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Say Nothing: A True Story Of Murder and Memory In Northern Ireland

    WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING 2019 A BARACK OBAMA BEST BOOK OF 2019 SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTION 2019 TIME’s #1 Best Nonfiction Book of 2019 A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ‘A must read’ Gillian FlynnOne night in December 1972, Jean McConville, a mother of ten, was abducted from her home in Belfast and never seen alive again. Her disappearance would haunt ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England Brain Shot

    by Ian Mortimer ...
    The past is a foreign country: t****his is your guidebook.Imagine you could get into a time machine and travel back to the fourteenth century. What would you see? What would you smell? More to the point, where are you going to stay? Should you go to a castle or a monastic guesthouse? And what are you going to eat? What sort of food are you going to be offered by a peasant or a monk or a lord?This ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • The Catalpa Rescue

    The gripping story of the most dramatic and successful prison break in Australian history

    The incredible true story of one of the most extraordinary and inspirational prison breaks in Australian history.New York, 1874. Members of the Clan-na-Gael - agitators for Irish freedom from the English yoke - hatch a daring plan to free six Irish political prisoners from the most remote prison in the British Empire, Fremantle Prison in Western Australia. Under the guise of a whale hunt, Captain ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Princes In The Tower

    by Alison Weir ...
    The story of the death, in sinister circumstances, of the boy-king Edward V and his younger brother Richard, Duke of York, is one of the most fascinating murder mysteries in English history. It is a tale with profound moral and social consequences, rich in drama, intrigue, treason, scandal and violence. In this gripping book Alison Weir re-examines all the evidence - including that against the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Butcher's Daughter

    ‘Historical fiction at its finest.' @MargaretAtwoodIt is 1535 and Agnes Peppin, daughter of a West-country butcher, has been banished, leaving her family home in disgrace to live out the rest of her life cloistered behind the walls of Shaftesbury Abbey.While Agnes grapples with the complex rules and hierarchies of the sisterhood, King Henry VIII has proclaimed himself Head of the Church of England ... Read more

    $8.90 AUD

  • Lancaster And York

    The Wars of the Roses

    by Alison Weir ...
    The war between the houses of Lancaster and York for the throne of England was characterised by treachery, deceit and - at St Albans, Blore Hill and Towton, - some of the bloodiest and most dramatic battles on England's soil. Between 1455 and 1487 the royal coffers were bankrupted and the conflict resulted in the downfall of the houses of Lancaster and York and the emergence of the illustrious ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England

    A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century

    by Ian Mortimer ...
    series Ian Mortimer’s Time Traveller’s Guides
    The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there...Imagine you could travel back to the fourteenth century. What would you see, and hear, and smell? Where would you stay? What are you going to eat? And how are you going to test to see if you are going down with the plague?In The Time Traveller's Guide... Ian Mortimer's radical new approach turns our entire understanding of history ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A History of Ancient Britain

    by Neil Oliver ...
    Who were the first Britons, and what sort of world did they occupy?In A History of Ancient Britain, much-loved historian Neil Oliver turns a spotlight on the very beginnings of the story of Britain; on the first people to occupy these islands and their battle for survival.There has been human habitation in Britain, regularly interrupted by Ice Ages, for the best part of a million years. The last ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Churchill and Orwell

    The Fight for Freedom

    Today, as liberty and truth are increasingly challenged, the figures of Churchill and Orwell loom large. Exemplars of Britishness, they preserved individual freedom and democracy for the world through their far-sighted vision and inspired action, and cast a long shadow across our culture and politics. In Churchill & Orwell, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas E. Ricks masterfully argues that ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • The Norman Conquest

    by Marc Morris ...
    An upstart French duke who sets out to conquer the most powerful and unified kingdom in Christendom. An invasion force on a scale not seen since the days of the Romans. One of the bloodiest and most decisive battles ever fought. This riveting book explains why the Norman Conquest was the single most important event in English history.Assessing the original evidence at every turn, Marc Morris goes ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Children of England

    The Heirs of King Henry VIII 1547-1558

    by Alison Weir ...
    'Recounted with her usual lively thoroughness by Alison Weir, my favourite Tudor historian' Philippa GregoryWhen Henry VIII died in 1547, he left three highly intelligent children to succeed him in turn, to be followed, if their lines failed, by the descendants of his sister, Mary Tudor.Children of England begins at the point where The Six Wives of Henry VIII came to an end and covers the period ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Henry VIII

    King and Court

    by Alison Weir ...
    Henry VIII, renowned for his command of power and celebrated for his intellect, presided over one of the most magnificent–and dangerous–courts in Renaissance Europe.Never before has a detailed, personal biography of this charismatic monarch been set against the cultural, social, and political background of his glittering court. Now Alison Weir brings to vibrant life the turbulent, complex figure ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Dublin's Girl

    A sweeping wartime romance novel from a debut voice in fiction!

    by Eimear Lawlor ...
    Falling in love with the enemy is the ultimate act of betrayal...1917. A farm girl from Cavan, Veronica McDermott is desperate to find more to life than peeling potatoes. Persuading her family to let her stay with her aunt and uncle in Dublin so she can attend secretarial college, she has no idea what she is getting into. Recruited by Fr Michael O'Flanagan to type for Eamon De Valera, Veronica is ... Read more

    $2.19 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England

    by Ian Mortimer ...
    series Ian Mortimer’s Time Traveller’s Guides
    The past is a foreign country - this is your guide.We think of Queen Elizabeth I's reign (1558-1603) as a golden age. But what was it actually like to live in Elizabethan England? If you could travel to the past and walk the streets of London in the 1590s, where would you stay? What would you eat? What would you wear? Would you really have a sense of it being a glorious age? And if so, how would ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD