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  • Jimmy Stewart

    A Wonderful Life

    by Jonathan Coe ...
    Over a career that spanned forty-three years and seventy-seven films, Jimmy Stewart went from leading man to national idol. Classics such as Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The Philadelphia Story, Harvey, and, of course, It’s A Wonderful Life are far more than mere movies; they are visions of America as it wanted to be seen. With his inimitable (though widely mimicked) down-home drawl, Jimmy Stewart ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two

    The Official Playscript of the Original West End Production

    The official playscript of the original West End production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.It's been nineteen years since Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger saved the wizarding world, and now they're back on a most extraordinary adventure, joined by a brave new generation that's only just arrived at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. While Harry grapples with a past ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Pageboy

    A Memoir: The Instant Sunday Times Bestseller

    by Elliot Page ...
    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER**A New York Times Book of the Year and Time Magazine Must-Read Book of 2023Shortlisted for the Goodreads Choice Awards and Books Are My Bag Readers Awards 2023**‘Powerful’ New York Times‘Written by a sensitive soul’ Guardian‘Raw, harrowing, and often heartbreaking’ LA Times‘Eloquent and enthrallin... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Someone Else's Son: A page-turning psychological thriller with a breathtaking twist

    From the bestselling author of The Ex-Husband, a tense, twisty and emotional thriller which asks: Do we ever really know our children?What would you do if your teenage son was stabbed to death in the school playground?It's a question chat-show host Carrie Kent can imagine asking any of her studio guests. Her daily morning show deals with real life in all its grubby glory - from underage sex to ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • In Pieces

    by Sally Field ...
    A Sunday Times Book of the Year‘A memoir as soulful, wryly witty, and lyrical as it is candid and courageous’– Booklist, starred review‘Impressive, candid and vivid’ The Times‘Beautifully written’ Sunday TimesSally Field is one of the most celebrated, beloved and enduring actors of our time, and now she tells her sto... ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Will

    The Sunday Times Bestselling Autobiography

    The Instant Sunday Times BestsellerThe Instant #1 New York Times BestsellerPRAISE FOR WILL'The best memoir I ever read' Oprah Winfrey'If you read one book this year, make it this one' Jay Shetty'Incredible' Idris Elba'The book is awesome. So candid and considered...fascinating' Chris Evans'A trium... ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Strong Female Character

    The Sunday Times Bestseller

    by Fern Brady ...

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Rise

    As seen on ITV - a gritty, glamorous thriller from Shari Low and TV's Ross King

    Book 1 - The Hollywood Thriller Trilogy
    When we bury our secrets, they always come back to haunt us...Their rise was meteoric.Only a few years before, they had been three friends from Glasgow, just trying to survive tough lives of danger and dysfunction.But on one Hollywood evening in 1993, they were on the world’s biggest stage, accepting their Oscar in front of the watching world.That night was the beginning of their careers. But it ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • My Name is Barbra

    The Sunday Times Bestselling autobiography of the living legend

    A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. The exhilarating and startlingly honest autobiography of the living legend.THE TIMES MUSIC BOOK OF THE YEAR 2023'Over almost a thousand pages, the diva to end them all documents her rise to the top and the tears and joys that went with it: growing up in a one-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn; hitting it big with Funny Girl at 21; calling up Apple’s Tim Cook to demand that ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Every Man for Himself and God against All

    A Memoir

    by Werner Herzog ...
    Translated by Michael Hofmann ...
    ***A New Statesman Book of the Year 2023*The long-awaited memoir by the legendary filmmaker and celebrated author. Told in Werner Herzog's inimitable voice, this is the story of his epic artistic career, as inventive and daring as anything he has done before.**Hauling a steamship over a mountain in the jungle; walking from Munich to Paris in the dead of winter; descending into an active volcano; ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Boy Swallows Universe Playscript

    The bestselling novel, which has taken Australia and the world by storm, now comes alive onstage.Brisbane, 1985: A lost father, a mute brother, a mum in jail, a heroin dealer for a stepfather and a notorious crim for a babysitter. It's not as if Eli Bell's life isn't complicated enough already. He's just trying to follow his heart and learn what it takes to be a good man, but life keeps throwing ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Jimmy Sharman's Boxers

    Australia's legendary travelling boxing troupe

    Jimmy Sharman is a conundrum. Raised in a large poor catholic family, becoming a tent boxer at age eleven. He blinds another boxer and is racked by guilt for the rest of his life yet develops an extremely profitable and popular showground fixture. We learn about Sharman’s boxing tent spruiking, his unconventional business habits, his furious temper, his leadership and diplomacy. Sharman was twenty ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Mao's Last Dancer

    by Li Cunxin ...
    In a small, desperately poor village in north-east China, a young peasant boy sits at his rickety old school desk, interested more in the birds outside than in Chairman Mao's Red Book and the grand words it contains. But that day, some strange men come to his school – Madame Mao's cultural delegates. They are looking for young peasants to mould into faithful guards of Chairman Mao's great vision ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • One Life

    The True Story of Sir Nicholas Winton

    The book that inspired upcoming major motion picture ONE LIFE, starring Sir Anthony Hopkins and Helena Bonham Carter.'Remarkable' - GuardianSir Nicholas Winton rescued 669 children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia at the brink of World War II. Most never saw their parents again; nearly all left behind were murdered. This is his story.In 1938, 29-year-old 'Nicky' cancelled a ski holiday and ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Dear Fatty

    The Perfect Mother’s Day Read

    by Dawn French ...
    Dawn French is one of the greatest comedy actresses of our time, with a career that has spanned nearly three decades. Loved for her irreverant humour, Dawn has achieved massive mainstream success while continuing to push boundaries and challenge stereotypes. Here she describes the journey that would eventually establish her as a perhaps unlikely, but nevertheless genuine, national treasure.Dawn ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Banshees of Inisherin

    Winner: Best Screenplay, Golden Globe Awards 2023.Winner: Best Screenplay, Venice Film Festival 2022.What is he, twelve? Why doesn't he want to be friends with you no more?1923. As shots ring out from the warring mainland, on the island of Inisherin it's the rift between old drinking pals Pádraic and Colm that leads both men to ever more alarming action. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Right This Way

    A History of the Audience

    by Robert Viagas ...
    When you sit down at a play, movie, or concert—or even just watch TV or scroll on your phone—you are taking part in one of the oldest and most meaningful forms of behavior. Being part of an audience is a universal experience, one that has remained a constant feature of human societies even as it has evolved from colosseums to tiny glowing screens.Right This Way is a pop history of audiences ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • Theatre on the American Frontier

    For two centuries, nearly all historical accounts of American theatre have focused on New York, Boston, and Philadelphia. As a result, the story of theatre on the frontier consists primarily of regional studies with limited scope. Thomas A. Bogar’s Theatre on the American Frontier provides an overdue, balanced treatment of the accomplishments of the troupes working in the trans-Appalachian West ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • I'm Liz Hayes

    The highly anticipated inspirational and candid bestselling new memoir from the much-loved iconic Australian TV journalist

    by Liz Hayes ...
    Liz Hayes has graced our television screens for more than four decades. Millions of Australians kicked off their weeks with Liz co-hosting Channel 9's Today show, and now for over 25 years have settled into their Sunday nights to watch her investigative journalism on 60 Minutes.From camping in grizzly bear territory to sipping tea with an Afghani warlord in an active warzone, Liz has almost seen ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Theda Bara

    A Biography of the Silent Screen Vamp, with a Filmography

    by Ronald Genini ...
    Despite being a mediocre actress with less than classic beauty, Theda Bara was one of Hollywood's leading performers in the early years of cinema. Her success was mostly due to Fox Studio's publicity: they made her a screen vamp and used her to titillate the public. And Theda Bara, ambitious and nearing 30 when she made her first film, enthusiastically played the role.In real life, Theodosia ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Windswept & Interesting

    My Autobiography

    In his first full-length autobiography, comedy legend and national treasure Billy Connolly reveals the truth behind his windswept and interesting life.Born in a tenement flat in Glasgow in 1942, orphaned by the age of 4, and a survivor of appalling abuse at the hands of his own family, Billy's life is a remarkable story of success against all the odds.Billy found his escape first as an apprentice ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Living the Beatles Legend: On the Road with the Fab Four – The Mal Evans Story

    The first full-length biography of Mal Evans, the Beatles’ beloved roadie, assistant, confidant and friendA towering figure in horn-rimmed glasses, Malcolm ‘Mal’ Evans was an invaluable member of the Beatles’ inner circle. Serving as their long-time roadie, personal assistant and protector, he was a sometime lyricist, occasional performer and regular fixer at the height of the group’s fame and ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • A Game Called Malice

    A Rebus Play

    A delicious, and somewhat drunken, dinner party segues into a murder mystery game created by the hostess. However, the parlour game may hold clues about the dark truths hiding just under the surface of this genteel gathering...As suspects, clues and red herrings are sifted - it seems one of the guests has an unfair advantage: John Rebus, an ex-detective who used to do this for a living.But is he ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Moon's a Balloon

    The Guardian’s Number One Hollywood Autobiography

    by David Niven ...
    ONE OF THE BESTSELLING MEMOIRS OF ALL TIME WITH OVER FIVE MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDEDiscover the heartfelt, laugh-out-loud account of one of Hollywood's greatest actors and, above all, greatest menDebonair English wit and humourist extraordinaire, star of The Pink Panther, Casino Royal and Around the World in 80 Days, few Hollywood actors are remembered as fondly as David Niven.In this ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD