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  • Amazing Grace

    On a warm May night in San Francisco, a glittering, celebrity-studded crowd gathers for a charity event. Just minutes before midnight, the room begins to sway. Glass shatters, the lights go out, and people start to scream....In the earthquake's aftermath, the lives of four strangers will converge:Sarah Sloane, the beautiful wife of a financial star, watches her perfect world fall to pieces.Melanie ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Global Warming Scam

    and the Climate Change Superscam

    by Vincent Gray ...
    Dr. Vincent Gray discusses and analyzes the science and politics of the Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) meme. Dr. Gray is a renowned scientist and voice of reason; he thoroughly debunks the crass manipulation and politicization of academic climate science. His well-documented book is a valuable contribution to the current debate between global warming activists and human-caused climate change ... Read more

    $14.60 AUD

  • Krakatoa

    The Day the World Exploded

    Simon Winchester's brilliant chronicle of the destruction of the Indonesian island of Krakatoa in 1883 charts the birth of our modern world. He tells the story of the unrecognized genius who beat Darwin to the discovery of evolution; of Samuel Morse, his code and how rubber allowed the world to talk; of Alfred Wegener, the crack-pot German explorer and father of geology. In breathtaking detail he ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Uninhabitable Earth

    A Story of the Future

    ****SUNDAY TIMES AND THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**'An epoch-defining book' Matt Haig'If you read just one work of non-fiction this year, it should probably be this' David Sexton, Evening StandardSelected as a Book of the Year 2019 by the Sunday Times, Spectator and New StatesmanA Waterstones Paperback of the Year and shortlisted for the Foyles Book of the Year 2019Longlisted for the PEN / E.O. ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Black Summer

    Stories of loss, courage and community from the 2019-2020 bushfires

    Told by ABC journalists who were on the ground and broadcasting during our worst ever fire season, spearheaded by Michael RowlandThe bushfires that burnt across Australia from June 2019 to February 2020 were unprecedented. By the time the rains came, they had devoured more than 18 million hectares of bush and farm land, destroyed nearly 3000 homes, claimed the lives of 33 people, killed about a ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Australia's Greatest Disasters: The tragedies that have defined the nation

    by John Miller ...
    Australia is a land of extremes where searing heat and devastating floods can both take their toll. It is also a land of vast distances, leaving it vulnerable to calamaties at sea, by rail and in the air. AUSTRALIAS GREATEST DISASTERS charts the events that have caused not only tragic loss of human life, but also economic and environmental devastation. From Cyclone Tracy and the Ash Wednesday ... Read more

    $4.54 AUD

  • The Future We Choose

    'Everyone should read this book' MATT HAIG

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Everyone should read this book' MATT HAIG'One of the most inspiring books I have ever read' YUVAL NOAH HARARI'Inspirational, compassionate and clear. The time to read this is NOW' MARK RUFFALO'Figueres and Rivett-Carnac dare to tell us how our response can create a better, fairer world' NAOMI KLEIN*****<stron... ... Read more

    $11.54 AUD

  • A Crack in the Edge of the World

    The Great American Earthquake of 1906

    A burgeoning new city is built on the dreams of the American gold rush. It is also built upon a landscape that has been stretching, sliding and breaking apart for millennia. In 1906 the dreams of this city came crashing down beneath the rippling wave of a horrifying earthquake that turned roads into great rippling rivers, that set buildings ablaze for days on end, that made homes collapse upon ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Finest Hours

    The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue

    The story behind the major motion picture from Disney—starring Chris Pine, Eric Bana, and Casey Affleck—written by a recognized master of the genre—“a blockbuster account of tragedy at sea” (The Providence Journal).It’s the winter of 1952 and a ferocious Nor’easter is pounding New England with howling winds and seventy-foot seas. Two oil tankers get caught in the violent storm off Cape Cod, its ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Finding Chika

    A heart-breaking and hopeful story about family, adversity and unconditional love

    by Mitch Albom ...
    FROM THE MASTER STORYTELLER WHOSE BOOKS HAVE TOUCHED THE HEARTS OF OVER 40 MILLION READERS'Mitch Albom sees the magical in the ordinary' Cecilia Ahern__________Chika Jeune came into Mitch Albom's life by chance. Growing up in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 Haiti Earthquake, at three years old she tragically lost her mother and was brought to the orphanage run by Mitch and his wife, Janine ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Ghosts of the Tsunami

    Death and Life in Japan

    ‘A remarkable and deeply moving book’ Henry Marsh, bestselling author of Do No Harm‘A breathtaking, extraordinary work of non-fiction’ Times Literary SupplementOn 11 March 2011, a massive earthquake sent a 120-foot-high tsunami smashing into the coast of north-east Japan. It was Japan’s greatest single loss of life since the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.Richard Lloyd Parry, an award-winning foreign ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Under the Volcano

    The Story of Bali

    Under the Volcano is dramatic history written by a master storyteller. Travellers come to Bali looking for paradise. Nehru called it “the morning of the world”. Yet this small island has seen much bloodshed - from the ritual suicides of Balinese warriors fighting the Dutch, to the massacres of 1965-66 and the bombings of 2002 and 2005.In Under the Volcano, Cameron Forbes looks at the blood and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Warning

    The Story of Cyclone Tracy

    Warning is the definitive account of one of the most frightening extreme weather events our country has ever seen.When Cyclone Tracy swept down on Darwin at Christmas 1974, the weather became not just a living thing but a killer. Tracy destroyed an entire city, left seventy-one people dead and ripped the heart out of Australia's season of goodwill.For the fortieth anniversary of the nation's most ... Read more

    $28.04 AUD

  • COVID-19

    What you need to know about the coronavirus and the race for the vaccine

    Australia and New Zealand editionFrom award-winning science journalist Dr Michael Mosley: The story of COVID-19, the greatest public health threat of our time ...This book charts the trajectory of a novel virus, from its emergence in China at the end of 2019 to its rapid worldwide spread.Based on the latest scientific discoveries, Dr Mosley provides a fascinating and detailed understanding of the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Total Survival

    How to Organize Your Life, Home, Vehicle, and Family for Natural Disasters, Civil Unrest, Financial Meltdowns, Medical Epidemics, and Political Upheaval

    Knowing that no survival book can cover every conceivable aspect of surviving in every conceivable situation, in Total Survival, veteran survivalist James C. Jones delivers tips that cover the most likely needs of readers and for which there is useful and practical instruction. His goal is to share a variety of practical survival skills, principles, and ideas in an easy-to read format that will ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Disaster Preparedness Handbook

    A Guide for Families

    Let survival expert, Army veteran, NASA scientist help you and your family prepare for any kind of disaster—flood, civil unrest, hurricane, fire, war, earthquake.Ninety-nine percent of the time, the world spins like a top, the skies are clear, and your refrigerator is full of good food. But the world is a volatile place—storms rage, fires burn, and diseases spread. No one is ever completely safe. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • On the Edge of Survival

    A Shipwreck, a Raging Storm, and the Harrowing Alaskan Rescue That Became a Legend

    by Spike Walker ...
    From the acclaimed author whose beloved books inspired the hit television show, The Deadliest Catch, comes a thrilling true adventure tale in the Alaskan seasA Malaysian cargo ship on its way from Seattle, Washington to China ran aground off the coast of western Alaska's Aleutian Islands on December 8, 2004 during a brutal storm, leading to one of the most incredible Coast Guard rescue missions of ... Read more

    $11.98 AUD

  • The Ultimate Prepper's Guide

    How to Make Sure the End of the World as We Know It Isn't the End of Your World

    The Ultimate Preppers' Guide is packed with practical approaches, step-by-step instructions, and how-to explanations for disaster and emergency preparation. Knowledge maps, flow charts, and templates provide important information at a glance and walk you through your decisions on personalizing and customizing disaster preparation for you, your family, and your business.The Ultimate Preppers' Guide ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • The Wake

    The Deadly Legacy of a Newfoundland Tsunami

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER“Fascinating, infuriating, eloquent and cautionary.” **—**PostmediaA Globe and Mail, CBC Books and Maclean’s Book of the YearIn the vein of Erik Larson’s Isaac’s Storm and Dead Wake comes an incredible true story of destruction and survival in Newfoundland by one of Canada’s best-known writersOn November 18, 1929, a tsun... ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Australia's Worst Disasters

    Graphic accounts of Australia’s worst disasters – historical as well as events of recent years.From the Ash Wednesday bushfires of 1983 to the implosion of the Royal Canberra Hospital in 1997, and from the shocking Granville railway crash in 1977 to the Sea King helicopter crash of 2005, Australia's history has been punctuated by incidents of disaster and tragedy that have shocked us all. ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet

    by Mark Lynas ...
    An eye-opening and vital account of the future of our earth and our civilisation if current rates of global warming persist, by the highly acclaimed author of ‘High Tide’.Picture yourself a few decades from now, in a world in which average temperatures are three degrees higher than they are now. On the edge of Greenland, rivers ten times the size of the Amazon are gushing off the ice sheet into ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Currowan

    A Story of Fire and Community During Australia's Worst Summer

    A moving insider’s account of surviving one of Australia’s worst bushfires – and how we live with fire in a climate-changed worldThe gripping, deeply moving account of a terrifying fire – among the most ferocious Australia has ever seenThe Currowan fire – ignited by a lightning strike in a remote forest and growing to engulf the New South Wales South Coast – was one of the most terrifying episodes ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Great Irish Potato Famine

    In the century before the great famine of the late 1840s, the Irish people, and the poor especially, became increasingly dependent on the potato for their food. So when potato blight struck, causing the tubers to rot in the ground, they suffered a grievous loss. Thus began a catastrophe in which approximately one million people lost their lives and many more left Ireland for North America, ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • The Ends of the World

    Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions

    by Peter Brannen ...
    ‘A book about one apocalypse – much less five – could have been a daunting read, were it not for the wit, lyricism, and clarity that Peter Brannen brings to every page.’ Ed Yong, author of I Contain MultitudesApocalypse, now?Death by fire, ice, poison gas, suffocation, asteroid. At five moments through history life on Earth was dragged to the very edge of extinction.Now, armed with revolutionary ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD