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  • Apeirogon

    a novel about Israel, Palestine and shared grief, nominated for the 2020 Booker Prize

    by Colum McCann ...
    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERLONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZESHORTLISTED FOR THE DUBLIN LITERARY AWARDSHORTLISTED FOR THE PRIX FEMINA AND THE PRIX MEDICISSHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSBORO BOOKS GLASS BELL AWARDWINNER OF THE PRIX DU MEILLEUR LIVRES ETRANGERWINNER OF THE 2020 NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARDSCHOSEN AS A BOOK OF 2020 BY THE SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERV... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Ghost Empire

    'A brilliant reconstruction of the saga of power, glory, invasion and decay that is the one-thousand year story of Constantinople. A truly marvellous book.' - Simon WinchesterIn 2014, Richard Fidler and his son Joe made a journey to Istanbul. Fired by Richard's passion for the rich history of the dazzling Byzantine Empire - centred around the legendary Constantinople - we are swept into some of ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Shadow Commander

    Soleimani, the US, and Iran's Global Ambitions

    by Arash Azizi ...
    ‘An excellent contribution to our knowledge of Iran and Soleimani.’ Kim Ghattas, author of Black WaveWhen the US assassinated Qassem Soleimani, he was one of the most powerful men in Iran. Known as ‘the shadow commander’, he enacted the wishes of the country’s Supreme Leader across the Middle East, establishing the Islamic Republic as a major force in the region. But all this was a long way from ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • Istanbul

    by Orhan Pamuk ...
    Translated by Maureen Freely ...
    Istanbul, through the mind of its most celebrated writer** PRE-ORDER NIGHTS OF PLAGUE, THE NEW NOVEL FROM ORHAN PAMUK **Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature'A declaration of love.' Sunday Times'A fascinating read for anyone who has even the slightest acquaintance with this fabled bridge between east and west.' The Economist'An irresistibly seductive book' Jan Morris,... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Environmental Warfare in Gaza

    Colonial Violence and New Landscapes of Resistance

    “Almost entirely written before the catastrophic events of late 2023, this book anticipates them, exposing the brutal history of crimes against trees, plants and the people who live with them along the 300-mile border zone between Gaza and Israel, as nothing less than 75 years of colonization” Laura Kurgan, Professor, Columbia University“A timely and very essential addition for understanding the ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • SAS Bravo Three Zero

    The Gripping True Story

    'An incredible story, and so well told' Bear Grylls'Honesty, integrity and real experience that puts you in the thick of the action.' Billy BillinghamThere were three patrols that fateful January 1991 morning: Bravo One Zero, Bravo Two Zero and Bravo Three Zero. It was the opening hours of the Gulf War and the SAS were flown deep behind enemy lines to hunt down Saddam's Scud missiles, the use of ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • Hogs in the Sand

    A Gulf War A-10 Pilot's Combat Journal

    by Buck Wyndham ...
    "I am awed by my destructive power. With a small squeeze of the gun trigger under my right index finger, I can rip the turret off a thirty-ton battle tank and throw it 200 feet across the desert, while the rest of the tank burns in an explosion of white-hot, burning phosphorescence. But the cold, morbid reality of it does not exist from where I sit and watch it happen. There's no dramatic chord. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Devil's Hand

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    by Jack Carr ...
    Series 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

    $16.99 AUD

  • Target Tehran

    How Israel Is Using Sabotage, Cyberwarfare, Assassination – and Secret Diplomacy – to Stop a Nuclear Iran and Create a New Middle East

    **A Wall Street JournalBest Book of the Year/PoliticsThe remarkable story of how Israel used sabotage, assassination, cyberwar—and diplomacy—to thwart Iran’s development of nuclear weapons and, in the process, reshaped the Middle East.**Yonah Bob and Ilan Evyatar describe how Israel has used cyberwarfare, targeted assassinations, and sabotage of Iranian facilities to great effect, sometimes in ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

    The International Bestseller

    THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'Riveting and original ... a work enriched by solid scholarship, vivid personal experience, and acute appreciation of the concerns and aspirations of the contending parties in this deeply unequal conflict ' Noam ChomskyThe twentieth century for Palestine and the Palestinians has been a century of denial: denial of statehood, denial of nationhoo... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Least of All Possible Evils

    A Short History of Humanitarian Violence

    by Eyal Weizman ...
    The principle of the 'lesser evil'-the acceptability of pursuing one exceptional course of action in order to prevent a greater injustice-has long been a cornerstone of Western ethical philosophy. From its roots in classical ethics and Christian theology, to Hannah Arendt's exploration of the work of the Jewish Councils during the Nazi regime, Weizman explores its development in three key ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Book Of Roads And Kingdoms

    Winner Indie Book Awards 2023 Non Fiction Book of the Year. The thrilling story of an empire's rise & fall from the best-selling author of GOLDEN MAZE & GHOST EMPIRE.

    A lost imperial city, full of wonder and marvels. An empire that was the largest the world had ever seen, established with astonishing speed. A people obsessed with travel, knowledge and adventure.Winner of the Indie Book Awards 2023 Non Fiction Book of the YearShortlisted for the BookPeople Non Fiction Book of the Year 2023When Richard Fidler came across the account of Ibn Fadlan - a tenth ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Three Worlds

    Memoirs of an Arab-Jew

    by Avi Shlaim ...
    In July 1950, Avi Shlaim, only five, and his family were forced into exile, fleeing their beloved Iraq to the new state of Israel.'Remarkable.' Max Hastings, THE SUNDAY TIMESToday the once flourishing Jewish community of Iraq, at one time numbering over 130,000 and tracing its history back 2,600 years, has all but vanished.Why so? One explanation speaks of the timeless clash between Arab and ... Read more

    $26.74 AUD

  • Israel and Palestine: The Complete History [2019 Edition]

    by Ian Carroll ...
    In July 2018, Israel’s Knesset approved the Nation-State Bill, a controversial piece of legislation, both at home and abroad, which declared Israel a sovereign state for the Jewish people. It followed US President Donald Trump’s 2017 decision to relocate the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Both events provoked consternation and scorn from many countries, and offer the latest ... Read more

    $13.75 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Wahhabi Code

    How the Saudis Spread Extremism Globally

    by Terence Ward ...
    An Eye-Opening, Concise Look at the Source of the Current Wave of Terrorism, How it Spread, and Why the West Did NothingLifting the mask of international terrorism, Terence Ward reveals a sinister truth. Far from being “the West’s ally in the War on Terror,” Saudi Arabia is in reality the largest exporter of Wahhabism—the severe, ultra-conservative sect of Islam that is both Saudi Arabia’s ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Balcony Over Jerusalem

    A Middle East Memoir - Israel, Palestine and Beyond

    by John Lyons ...
    An intimate account of the Israel-Palestine conflict and beyond, from one of Australia's most experienced foreign correspondents.Now updated with a foreword by Stan Grant and a new author's note.'Lyons knows if you stand with the suffering, you're closer to the truth' Stan Grant, award-winning journalist and bestselling author'A penetrating analysis of power with empathy for the human story' Sarah ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Seal Team Six

    The incredible story of an elite sniper - and the special operations unit that killed Osama Bin Laden

    When the US Navy send their elite, they send the SEALs. When the SEALs send their elite, they send SEAL Team Six.SEAL Team Six is a clandestine unit tasked with counterterrorism, hostage rescue and counterinsurgency. Until recently its existence was a closely-guarded secret. Then ST6 took down Osama bin Laden, and the operatives within it were thrust into the global spotlight.In this ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Jerusalem

    The Biography – A History of the Middle East

    A new, updated, revised edition of JERUSALEM: THE BIOGRAPHY, the wider history of the Middle East through the lens of the Holy City, from King David to today.The story of Jerusalem is the story of the world.Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the shrine of three faiths; it is the site of Judgement Day and the battlefield of today's clash of civilisations. How did this ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Bravo Two Zero - 20th Anniversary Edition

    the classic true story from an SAS hero

    by Andy McNab ...
    In January 1991, eight members of the SAS regiment embarked upon a top secret mission that was to infiltrate them deep behind enemy lines. Under the command of Sergeant Andy McNab, they were to sever the underground communication link between Baghdad and north-west Iraq, and to seek and destroy mobile Scud launchers. Their call sign: BRAVO TWO ZERO.Each man laden with 15 stone of equipment, they ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Richest Man in Babylon

    Beloved by millions, this timeless classic holds the key to all you desire and everything you wish to accomplish. This is the book that reveals the secret to personal wealth. Countless readers have been helped by the famous “Babylonian parables,” hailed as the greatest of all inspirational works on the subject of thrift, financial planning, and personal wealth. In language as simple as that found ... Read more

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  • A Very Stable Genius

    Donald J. Trump's Testing of America

    THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER* UPDATED WITH NEW REPORTING *'It's all here in this stunning first draft of the history of the presidency of Donald Trump' Sydney Morning Herald'An icy, Iago-like glimpse of the emotional and moral nullity that may be the source of Trump's power' Observer'A damning, well-reported, well-sourced and clearly written haymaker' Sunday Times<... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Lemon Tree

    An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East

    by Sandy Tolan ...
    A NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST“Extraordinary … A sweeping history of the Palestinian-Israeli conundrum … Highly readable and evocative.” – The Washington PostThe tale of a simple act of faith between two young people, one Israeli and one Palestinian, that symbolizes the hope for peace in the Middle East – with an updated afterword by the author.In 1967, Bashir Khairi, a twenty-five ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Out of Istanbul

    A Journey of Discovery along the Silk Road

    Translated by Dan Golembeski ...
    Acclaimed journalist Bernard Ollivier begins his epic journey on foot across the Silk Road.Upon retirement at the age of sixty-two, and grieving his deceased wife, renowned journalist Bernard Ollivier felt a sense of profound emptiness: What do I do now? While some see retirement as a chance to cash in their chips and settle into a comfy armchair, Ollivier still longed for more. Searching for ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • The Normans

    From Raiders to Kings

    There is much more to the Norman story than the Battle of Hastings. These descendants of the Vikings who settled in France, England, and Italy - but were not strictly French, English, or Italian - played a large role in creating the modern world. They were the success story of the Middle Ages; a footloose band of individual adventurers who transformed the face of medieval Europe. During the course ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD