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  • Stolen Focus

    Why You Can't Pay Attention

    by Johann Hari ...
    * THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *'If you read just one book about how the modern world is driving us crazy, read this one'TELEGRAPH'This book is exactly what the world needs right now . . . Worth your time and certainly worth your focus'OPRAH WINFREY'A beautifully researched and argued exploration of the breakdown of humankind's abilit... ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD

  • Provocations

    New and selected writing

    by Jeff Sparrow ...
    ‘Genuine radicalism provides hope. It provokes through a scandalous insistence that life can be otherwise, that we aren’t doomed to economic and environmental decline, and that we can make our future better than our past.’Why did politicians think an independent slave nation might emerge from northern Queensland? Should we clone thylacines? How did a sociopath spur the first European architecture ... Read more

    $12.75 AUD

  • A Swim in a Pond in the Rain

    From the Man Booker Prize-winning, New York Times-bestselling author of Lincoln in the Bardo

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERPICKED BY THE SUNDAY TIMES, GUARDIAN, INDEPENDENT, IRISH TIMES, SPECTATOR, TLS, NEW STATESMAN, MAIL ON SUNDAY, I PAPER, PROSPECT, REVEW31 AND EVENING STANDARD AS A BOOK OF 2021'A masterclass from a warm and engagingly enthusiastic companion' Guardian Summer Reading Picks 2021</str... ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • On Reckoning

    by Amy Remeikis ...
    series On Series
    What happens when the usual political tactics of deflect and dodge are no longer enough?A reckoning.The Guardian's political reporter Amy Remeikis has spoken before about being a survivor of sexual assault, but Brittany Higgins going public with her story ripped the curtain back not just on political attempts to deal with real-world issues, but also how unsafe women can be, even inside the most ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Managing Expectations

    ‘vital, heartfelt and surprising tales from life’ Graham Norton

    by Minnie Driver ...
    'A beautiful book: funny, honest, revealing, heartfelt and moving' - Adam Kay, bestselling author of This is Going to Hurt''Vital, heartfelt and surprising, these tales from a life are told with humour, style and intelligence.' - Graham Norton'A wonderful memoir by a glorious writer: funny, poignant, profound. I gobbled it up in one joyous sitting.' - Elizabeth Day'An absolute jewel of a book. ... Read more

    $10.66 AUD

  • Big Sky Mind

    Buddhism and the Beat Generation

    Essays, poems, photographs, and letters explore the link between Buddhism and the Beats--with previously unpublished material from several beat writers, including Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Gary Snyder, and Diane diPrima. ... Read more

    $16.27 AUD

  • Last Letter to a Reader

    Final work by internationally acclaimed Australian author Gerald Murnane, reflecting on his career as a writer, and the fifteen books which have led critics to praise him as ‘a genius on the level of Beckett’.A book which will appeal equally to Murnane’s legion of fans, and to those new to his work, attracted by his reputation as a truly original Australian writer.In the first days of spring in ... Read more

    $9.01 AUD

  • Wanderland


    by Jini Reddy ...
    Shortlisted for the 2021 Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year AwardShortlisted for the 2020 Wainwright Prize for UK Nature WritingAlone on a remote mountaintop one dark night, a woman hears a mysterious voice.Propelled by the memory and after years of dreaming about it, Jini Reddy dares to delve into the 'wanderlands' of Britain, heading off in search of the magical in the landscape.A London ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Beautiful Waste

    Poems by David McComb

    Published for the first time, this collection gathers the poetry of David McComb, the gifted and enigmatic songwriter and lead singer of the Triffids. Written during his 20s and 30s, when the band's output peaked, these perceptive pieces explore and confront topics such as addiction, pop culture, and the colloquial and metaphysical. Illuminating a hitherto neglected aspect of the artist's creative ... Read more

    $13.96 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Canterbury Tales

    The Canterbury Tales, written by the versatile English courtier, diplomat, philosopher, and author Geoffrey Chaucer between 1387-1400, is a collection of over twenty stories written in Middle English during the time of the Hundred Years' War. In 1386, Chaucer became Controller of Customs and Justice of Peace and, three years later, Clerk of the King's work in 1389. It was during these years that ... Read more

    $1.09 AUD

  • No Visible Bruises

    by Diamond ...
    There are many kinds of poetry and stories. If your heart breaks while immersing yourself in these pages, then you are reading the right story. If you leave it with hope then you will see and feel my love in all things. The ultimate success of a life, measured, in terms of growth, healing and potential is a tantalizing draw to an otherwise mundane existence. ... Read more

    $5.93 AUD

  • Brand New Ancients

    by Kae Tempest ...
    Kate Tempest is one of the most exciting and innovative performers to have emerged in spoken-word poetry in many years; her dramatic poem Brand New Ancients won the prestigious Ted Hughes Prize for innovation in poetry. Tempest's wholly unique blend of street poetry, rap and storytelling - combined with the spellbinding delivery of an open-air revivalist - has won her legions of followers all over ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Bell Jar

    by Sylvia Plath ...
    The Bell Jar chronicles the crack-up of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under—maybe for the last time. Sylvia Plath masterfully draws the reader into Esther's breakdown with such intensity that Esther's insanity becomes completely real and even rational, as probable and accessible an experience as going to the movies. Such deep ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Languages of Truth

    Essays 2003-2020

    *A SUNDAY TIMES 'BOOKS OF 2021' PICK*From 'Best of the Booker' winner Salman Rushdie, an incisive and inspiring collection of non-fiction essays, criticism and speeches that takes readers on a thrilling journey through the evolution of language and cultureGathering pieces written between 2003 and 2020, including several never previously in print, Languages of Truth chronicles a period of momentous ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Anthropocene Reviewed

    The Instant Sunday Times Bestseller

    by John Green ...
    A deeply moving and mind-expanding collection of personal essays in the first ever work of non-fiction from #1 internationally bestselling author John GreenThe Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. In this remarkable symphony of essays adapted and expanded from his ground-breaking, critically acclaimed podcast, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Language of Food

    "Mouth-watering and sensuous, a real feast for the imagination" BRIDGET COLLINS

    by Annabel Abbs ...
    'A sensual feast of a novel, written with elegance, beauty, charm and skill in a voice that is both lyrical and unique' **Santa MontefioreEliza Acton, despite having never before boiled an egg, became one of the world’s most successful cookery writers, revolutionizing cooking and cookbooks around the world. Her story is fascinating, uplifting and truly inspiring.**Told in alternate voices by the ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House

    by Audre Lorde ...
    series Penguin Modern
    From the self-described 'black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet', these soaring, urgent essays on the power of women, poetry and anger are filled with darkness and light.Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic Penguin Modern Classics series, with each one offering a concentrated hit of its contemporary, international flavour. Here are authors ranging from ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Our Numbered Days

    by Neil Hilborn ...
    "When you're dumb enough for long enough, you're gonna meet someone too smart to love you, and they're gonna love you anyway, and it's gonna go so poorly," Neil Hilborn writes in his debut full-length collection, OUR NUMBERED DAYS. In 2013, Hilborn's poem "OCD" went viral, and has amassed over 11 million views to date. While this collection ruminates on love, heartbreak, and mental illness, these ... Read more

    $18.80 AUD

  • Thomas Hardy: The Complete Novels

    by Thomas Hardy ...
    This book, newly updated, contains now several HTML tables of contents that will make reading a real pleasure!The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) lists the titles of all novels included in this volume. By clicking on one of those titles you will be redirected to the beginning of that work, where you'll find a new TOC that lists all the chapters and sub-chapters of that ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • All the Living and the Dead

    A Personal Investigation into the Death Trade

    'A gentle book and, like death itself, sometimes an unexpectedly kind one' Neil Gaiman'This is an absorbing and important book, seeking out stories so many shy away from and telling them with such respect, humanity, heart and, yes, wit. Without exaggeration, an awe-inspiring achievement' Nigella Lawson___________________We are surrounded by death. It is in our news, our nursery rhymes, our true ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • How To Be a Medieval Woman

    by Margery Kempe ...
    Translated by Barry Windeatt ...
    series Penguin Little Black Classics
    'And then he, completely astonished at her words, left off his lewdness, saying to her as many a man had done before, "Either you are a truly good woman or else a truly wicked woman." 'Brave, outspoken and guaranteed to annoy people wherever she went - including exasperated fellow pilgrims in Jerusalem and her long-suffering husband - Margery Kempe was one of the most vivid and unforgettable ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • On Tyranny

    Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**History does not repeat, but it does instructIn the twentieth century, European democracies collapsed into fascism, Nazism and communism. These were movements in which a leader or a party claimed to give voice to the people, promised to protect them from global existential threats, and rejected reason in favour of myth. European history shows us that societies can ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Godless Gospel

    Was Jesus A Great Moral Teacher?

    Even if we don't believe that Jesus was the son of God, we tend to think he was a great moral teacher. But was he? And how closely do idealised values such as our love of the family, helping the needy, and the importance of kindness, match Jesus's original tenets?Julian Baggini challenges our assumptions about Christian values - and about Jesus - by focusing on Jesus's teachings in the Gospels, ... Read more

    $16.38 AUD

  • Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

    Maya Angelou's five volumes of autobiography are a testament to the talents and resilience of this extraordinary writer. Loving the world, she also knows its cruelty. As a black woman she has known discrimination and extreme poverty, but also hope, joy, achievement and celebration. In this her third marvellous volume, music and her son are the focus of Maya Angelou's life. She is on the edge of a ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD