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  • Everything Is F*cked

    A Book About Hope

    by Mark Manson ...
    New York Times Bestseller“Just because everything appears to be a mess doesn’t mean you have to be one. Mark Manson’s book is a call to arms for a better life and better world and could not be more needed right now.” — Ryan Holiday, bestselling author of The Obstacle is the Way and Ego is the EnemyFrom the author of the international mega-bestseller The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck comes a coun ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Acid For The Children - The autobiography of Flea, the Red Hot Chili Peppers legend

    by Flea ...
    Flea, the iconic bassist and co-founder**, alongside Anthony Kiedis,** of the immortal Red Hot Chili Peppers finally tells his fascinating origin story, complete with all the dizzying highs and the gutter lows you'd expect from an LA street rat turned world-famous rock star.Michael Peter Balzary was born in Melbourne, Australia, on October 16, 1962. His more famous stage name, Flea, and his wild ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Belle: The True Story of Dido Belle

    by Paula Byrne ...
    The inspiration behind the powerful new film starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson and Emily Watson, this is the story of Dido Belle, whose adoption by an aristocratic family challenged the conventions of 18th century England.In one of the most famous portraits in the world, a pretty girl walks through the grounds of Kenwood House, a vision of aristocratic refinement. But the eye is drawn to the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Art of Asking

    How I learned to stop worrying and let people help

    by Amanda Palmer ...
    REDISCOVER THE FORGOTTEN ART OF ASKING IN THIS NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING BOOK'Amanda Palmer joyfully shows a generation how to change their lives' Caitlin Moran'To read Amanda Palmer's remarkable memoir about asking and giving is to tumble headlong into her world' Elizabeth Gilbert'The Art of Asking is a book about cultivating trust and getting as close as possible to lov... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Little

    by Edward Carey ...
    • An affecting and exuberant novel spanning a big stretch of calamitous history, as told by a small, bloodstained nobody • Carey already has a strong author following, particularly in US. Perfect time to breakout in UK market • Acquired by Penguin Riverhead US for 6 figure sum; lining up publication and publicity • Innovative Jack Arts marketing campaign lined up combined with year-long publicity ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Golden Thread

    How Fabric Changed History

    ** A RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK **'Fascinating . . . The history of the world through the eye of a needle . . . I recommend this book to anyone' THE SPECTATOR'A charming, absorbing and history that takes us on a journey from the silk roads to sportswear, from ruffs to spacesuits . . . I devoured this quietly feminist book' SUNDAY TIMES'Joyful and beautiful' NATURE**'Will make you rethink ... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The View from the Cheap Seats

    Selected Nonfiction

    by Neil Gaiman ...
    'Gaiman is god in the universe of story' Stephen Fry'A perfect antidote to cynicism and a paean to the power of reading' Observer---'Literature does not occur in a vacuum. It cannot be a monologue. It has to be a conversation'This collection will draw you in to exchanges on making good art and Syrian refugees, the power of a single word and playing the kazoo with Stephen King, writing about books, ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Dracula / Dracula's Guest

    by Bram Stoker ...
    Dracula is Bram Stoker’s classic gothic tale of Count Dracula, one of the most famous characters ever created in fiction, his relationship with Jonathan and Mina Harker, pursuit by Professor van Helsing and ultimate destruction in the name of love. Intent on immigrating to England, Count Dracula enlists the services of Jonathan Harker to arrange the purchase of a suitable residence. Intrigued by ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Sidemen: The Book

    The subject of the hit new Netflix documentary

    by The Sidemen ...
    Billions of you have watched their videos and millions of you have followed them on social media.So here we go; it's time to back up because YouTube superstars, The Sidemen, are finally here in book form and they're dishing the dirt on each other as well as the YouTube universe.There's nowhere to hide as KSI, Miniminter, Behzinga, Zerkaa,Vikkstar123, Wroetoshaw and Tobjizzle go in hard on their ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Your Beauty Mark

    The Ultimate Guide to Eccentric Glamour

    From burlesque show to fashion runway, magazine cover to Internet video, fashion icon and “burlesque superheroine” (Vanity Fair) Dita Von Teese has undergone more strokes of red lipstick, bursts of hair spray, boxes of blue-black hair dye and pats of powder in a month than a drag queen could dream of in a lifetime. Whether she’s dazzling audiences swirling in a towering martini glass in Swarovski ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • Walking With Ghosts

    A memoir

    by Gabriel Byrne ...
    In vivid, melodic prose, Gabriel revisits his childhood in Ireland, a world that has long since been renovated by time, and juxtaposes these memories with scenes from later years, in which he develops and occupies that strange identity of movie star.Impressionistic and sensual, Byrne's visions of home, of boyhood and adolescence, are gracefully interspersed with jump-cuts to pointedly unglamorous ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Ghosts of My Life

    Writings on Depression, Hauntology and Lost Futures

    by Mark Fisher ...
    This collection of writings by Mark Fisher, author of the acclaimed Capitalist Realism, argues that we are haunted by futures that failed to happen. Fisher searches for the traces of these lost futures in the work of David Peace, John Le Carré, Christopher Nolan, Joy Division... ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Cinema Speculation

    A unique cocktail of personal memoir, cultural criticism and Hollywood history by the one and only Quentin Tarantino.The long-awaited first work of nonfiction from the author of the number one New York Times bestselling Once Upon a Time in Hollywood: a deliriously entertaining, wickedly intelligent cinema book as unique and creative as anything by Quentin Tarantino.In addition to being a... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • What Are You Looking At?

    150 Years of Modern Art in the Blink of an Eye

    by Will Gompertz ...
    What Are You Looking At? by Will Gompertz - a wonderfully lively and accessible history of Modern Art by the BBC Arts Editor'An essential primer not only for art lovers but for art loathers too' **** ExpressWhat is modern art? Why do we either love it or loathe it? And why is it worth so much damn money? Join Will Gompertz on a dazzling tour that will change the way you look at modern art forever. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Cyanide and Happiness: Ice Cream and Sadness

    by Rob, Dave, Matt, Kris ...
    Optimised for larger screens.If you're younger than 15 or older than 50, there is an 87% chance that something in this book will offend you.The #1 web comic, Cyanide & Happiness, is back with a brand new collection of comics sure to leave you gasping in horror or guffawing with laughter.Featuring 150 comics, including 30 brand new strips, each jam-packed with more inappropriate jokes and deviant ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Burnt Orange Heresy

    NOW A MAJOR FILM

    Series Book 558 - Murder Room
    A fast-paced, twisty thriller about an art heist that spins out of control with murderous results...Now a major film starring Elizabeth Debicki, Claes Bang, Donald Sutherland and Mick Jagger'No one writes a better crime novel than Charles Willeford' Elmore Leonard'Stunning' NEW YORKERArt critic James Figueras is a psychotic, an amoral unrepentant killer. Out to make a lasting name for himself, he ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • MCU: The Reign of Marvel Studios

    'Buoyed by an appealing and measured sense of affection. Whether you love Marvel 3000 or you're a Scorsese sympathisers, MCU is worth your time, being a pacy, lively account of the single most important studio of the century... This account offers a wealth of insight.' - EmpireMarvel Entertainment was a struggling toymaker not even twenty years ago. Today, Marvel Studios is the dominant player ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Confessions Of an Art Addict

    A patron of art since the 1930s, Peggy Guggenheim, in a candid self-portrait, provides an insider's view of the early days of modern art, with revealing accounts of her eccentric wealthy family, her personal and professional relationships, and often surprising portrayals of the artists themselvesPeggy Guggenheim was born into affluence and a lavish lifestyle. Bored with her seemingly "pedestrian" ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Bluets

    AS SEEN ON BBC2’S BETWEEN THE COVERS

    by Maggie Nelson ...
    **AS SEEN ON BBC2's BETWEEN THE COVERS**A Guardian Book of the YearMaggie Nelson is one of the most electrifying writers at work in America today, among the sharpest and most supple thinkers of her generation - Olivia LaingBluets winds its way through depression, divinity, alcohol, and desire, visiting along the way with famous blue figures, including Joni Mitchell, Billie Holiday, Yves Kl... ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Karma

    My Autobiography: 'The most entertaining music memoir since Elton John' Observer

    by Boy George ...
    THE OFFICIAL STORY OF A MUSICAL ICON - TOLD IN FULL FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HIS OWN WORDS'In what might be the most entertaining music memoir since Elton John's Me, Boy George's Karma weaves a meandering path through several decades' of fame, success, crash and burn, before delivering him into a kind of autumnal meditative serenity... This is George O'Dowd in all his exhausting glory.'** Observer<e. ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • The World of Cyberpunk 2077

    An insightful, captivatingly designed, full-color book that transports readers to the futuristic megalopolis of Night City--the epicenter of the vibrant new action-RPG from CD Projekt Red.Step into the year 2077, a world dotted with dystopian metropoles where violence, oppression, and cyberware implants aren't just common--they're necessary tools to get ahead. Delve into incisive lore to discover ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • Retromania

    Pop Culture's Addiction to its Own Past

    We live in a pop age gone loco for retro and crazy for commemoration. Band re-formations and reunion tours, expanded reissues of classic albums and outtake-crammed box sets, remakes and sequels, tribute albums and mash-ups . . . But what happens when we run out of past? Are we heading toward a sort of cultural-ecological catastrophe, where the archival stream of pop history has been exhausted ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Hit Makers

    How Things Become Popular

    What makes a hit a hit? In Hit Makers, Atlantic Senior Editor Derek Thompson puts pop culture under the lens of science to answer the question that every business, every producer, every person looking to promote themselves and their work has asked.Drawing on ancient history and modern headlines - from vampire lore and Brahms's Lullaby to Instagram - Thompson explores the economics and psychology ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Solid State

    The Story of "Abbey Road" and the End of the Beatles

    Music writer Womack delivers a fascinating, in-depth look at the creation of Abbey Road, the Beatles' penultimate album released 50 years ago.... Womack displays a detailed and insightful analysis that fans will hope he applies to the band's other albums.― Publishers WeeklyAcclaimed Beatles historian Kenneth Womack offers the most definitive account yet of the writing, recording, mixing, and ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD