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  • Me Talk Pretty One Day

    by David Sedaris ...
    Anyone that has read NAKED and BARREL FEVER, or heard David Sedaris speaking live or on the radio will tell you that a new collection from him is cause for jubilation. His recent move to Paris from New York inspired these hilarious new pieces, including 'Me Talk Pretty One Day', about his attempts to learn French from a sadistic teacher who declares that 'every day spent with you is like having a ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Drinking Custard

    The Diary of a Confused Mum

    'Warning: so funny, even the strongest pelvic floors will be tested' - Net Mums'A very funny, honest look at the ups and downs of parenting. I absolutely loved it.' - Emily Dean, host of Walking the Dog**'Lucy, a favourite comic of mine, manages to shed new light on something so universal. Her reaction to parenting is ridiculously refreshing and loaded with guilty laugh out loud honesty. After the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $12.99 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

    $19.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • The Empire

    'Wonderful. A lifelong love letter to the theatre' Reverend Richard Coles

    by Michael Ball ...
    Welcome to The Empire theatre1922. When Jack Treadwell arrives at The Empire, in the middle of a rehearsal, he is instantly mesmerised. But amid the glitz and glamour, he soon learns that the true magic of the theatre lies in its cast of characters - both on stage and behind the scenes.There's stunning starlet Stella Stanmore and Hollywood heartthrob Lancelot Drake; and Ruby Rowntree, who keeps ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $8.99 AUD

  • Sleepless in Sicily

    The heart-warming romcom of the summer!

    by Emma Jackson ...
    Under the starry Italian skies, anything can happen...For most women, getting locked into a storeroom with movie star and undeniable heartthrob Rowan during a pre-production shoot in London would be the stuff of dreams. But for shy makeup artist Lila, it's more like a nightmare. It doesn't matter that Rowan is kind, easy to talk to and even more gorgeous up close. With her social anxiety, she can ... Read more

    $4.99 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

  • Murder Dancing

    a totally addictive English cozy mystery in the village of Steeple Martin

    Book 16 - A Libby Sarjeant Murder Mystery Series
    THERE'S A BAFFLING MYSTERY IN THE VILLAGE OF STEEPLE MARTIN...BUT ACTRESS AND AMATEUR SLEUTH LIBBY SARJEANT IS ON THE CASE!'The characters are so likeable. I would love to visit the mythical Steeple Martin!' ***** GoodReads review Lesley Cookman's bestselling series featuring amateur sleuth Libby Sarjeant is back for its sixteenth instalment!Max Tobin brings his all-male dance company to ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Cunk on Everything

    The Encyclopedia Philomena - 'Essential reading for these slipshod times' Al Murray

    *From the star of CUNK ON EARTH - BBC's landmark mockumentary, now on Netflix!*'This book is great because it covers everything in existence apart from the 95% of stuff not worth bothering with' Philomena Cunk, star of Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe, Moments of Wonder and Cunk on Earth, Cunk & Other Humans**'Essential reading for these slipshod times' Al MurrayOnce in a blue moon, a book comes ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • That's Not Funny

    How the Right Makes Comedy Work for Them

    A 2022 Best Comedy Book, VultureA rousing call for liberals and progressives to pay attention to the emergence of right-wing comedy and the political power of humor."Why do conservatives hate comedy? Why is there no right-wing Jon Stewart?" These sorts of questions launch a million tweets, a thousand op-eds, and more than a few scholarly analyses. That's Not Funny argues that it is both an ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • Grace

    A Biography

    by Thilo Wydra ...
    Thirty years ago, Grace Kelly was tragically killed when her vehicle tumbled forty meters from the serpentine roads of Monaco. She has since become a myth, a style icon existing between the glamour of Hollywood and the royalty of Monaco. As Hitchcock’s favorite actress to work with, Kelly acted in classic films including Rear Window and To Catch a Thief, opposite actors such as Frank Sinatra and ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Writer's Luck

    A Memoir: 1976-1991

    by David Lodge ...
    ‘A wonderfully candid and insightful account of a writer’s life’ William BoydLuck, good or bad, plays an important part in a writer’s career.In 1976 Lodge was pursuing a ‘twin-track career’ as novelist and academic but the balancing act was increasingly difficult, and he became a full-time writer just before he published his bestselling novel Nice Work.Readers of Lodge’s novels will be fascinated ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Entertaining the Troops


    series Shire Library
    This book explores the foundation and work of the Entertainments National Service Association (ENSA) and other entertainment organisations such as CEMA and Stars in Battledress. These organisations ensured that troops in all theatres of the Second World War were visited by big bands, ballet stars, Shakespearian actors and the most famous popular entertainers of the day in order to raise morale. ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Maverick Messiah

    A Political Biography of N.T. Rama Rao

    'Excellent political biography of NTR. I enjoyed reading it. There is a lot of good stuff here'SANJAYA BARU, author, political commentator'A very objective, lucid, truthful biography'DR JAYAPRAKASH NARAYAN, founder, Lok Satta'...fair, even-handed and objective in assessing NTR's political journey'PARAKALA PRABHAKAR, author, political commentator'Found it impossible... ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Becky Shaw

    series Modern Classics
    “A tangled tale of love, sex and ethics among a quartet of men and women in their 30s … as engrossing as it is ferociously funny, like a big box of fireworks fizzing and crackling across the stage from its first moments to its last.” New York TimesFrom the moment that Becky arrives overdressed for her blind date with straight-talking Max, it's clear the evening won't go to plan. In the immediate ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Before & Laughter

    The funniest man in the UK’s genuinely useful guide to life

    by Jimmy Carr ...
    *A memoir and self-help manual by one of the country's most treasured comedians - for anyone who feels stuck in a rut but doesn't have the tools or self-belief to shake things up*In his mid-twenties, Jimmy was bored, boring, unfulfilled and underachieving. He wasn't exactly depressed, but he was very sad. Think of a baby owl whose mum has recently died in a windmill accident. He was that sad. This ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Stages

    Creative Ideas for Teaching Drama

    by Talia Pura ...
    Stages is packed with drama exercises and ideas that work, tested on the harshest of critics--high school students. Laid out in a clear, concise manner, they are categorized according to their purpose. Stages is useful to all, from novice or seasoned drama teacher, to theatre professionals leading workshops and master classes. The exercises in this book can be used in isolation to simply fill a ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Sentient Space: Is There Anyone Out There?

    Book 1 - Science Fiction Short Stories Log Entry
    When was the last time you looked to the night sky and wondered what might be looming in the far reaches of the universe?These are the tales of the planets, aliens, and creatures—of what we call _sentient_ life—among the stars. Some are not for the faint of heart while others are full of passion. Some linger on the horror of the unknown while others offer hope life as we know it has just begun ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Cheeky Monkey

    Writing Narrative Comedy

    by Ferguson, Tim ...
    From one of Australia’s most successful comedians comes *The Cheeky Monkey, a practitioner’s guide to the art of comedy writing. Both insightful and practical, The Cheeky Monkey explains the principles of sitcom writing and guides the reader in how to apply them. Seeded with exercises to aid the developing comedy writer, this book will help you to:- Write jokes- Create funny stories- Build comic ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • All About Me!

    My Remarkable Life in Show Business

    by Mel Brooks ...
    AVAILABLE NOW - THE PERFECT GIFT FOR FATHER'S DAY'Delightful. A great, fun read.' DAVID JASON'Mel Brooks is the king of comedy.' DAVID BADDIEL'Riotous' DAILY MAIL'A jaunty romp across Brooks's career' THE TIMES__________________________At 95, the legendary Mel Brooks continues to set the standard for comedy across televi... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Present Indicative

    The First Autobiography of Noël Coward

    by Noël Coward ...
    series Biography and Autobiography
    "I was photographed naked on a cushion very early in life, an insane, toothless smile slitting my face and pleats of fat overlapping me like an ill-fitting overcoat. Later, at the age of two, I was photographed again. This time in a lace dress, leaning against a garden roller and laughing hysterically. If these photographs can be found they will adorn this book."Thus begins the life story of one ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

  • Moab Is My Washpot

    by Stephen Fry ...
    Moab is My Washpot is in turns funny, shocking, tender, delicious, sad, lyrical, bruisingly frank and addictively readable.Stephen Fry's bestselling memoir tells how, sent to a boarding school 200 miles from home at the age of seven, he survived beatings, misery, love, ecstasy, carnal violation, expulsion, imprisonment, criminal conviction, probation and catastrophe to emerge, at eighteen, ready ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Bonkers

    My Life in Laughs

    THE HILARIOUS, TOUCHING LIFE STORY OF THE ICONIC COMEDIAN AND NATIONAL TREASURE'Fabulous? Yes. Funny? Absolutely' Mail on SundayJennifer Saunders' comic creations have brought joy to millions. From Comic Strip to Comic Relief, from Bolly-swilling Edina in Ab Fab to her takes on Madonna or Mamma Mia, her characters are household names.But it's Jennifer herself who has a place in all our hearts. ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Home Truths

    A Memoir

    The revealing and candid memoir of Australia's legendary playwright and screenwriterThe definitive memoir of David Williamson, author of iconic dramas such as The Removalists, The Club, Don's Party, Emerald City and Travelling North, as well as more than fifty other plays, explores the life of the writer and the true stories and real lives that inspired his works. A powerful force in theatre since ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Why Not Me?

    by Mindy Kaling ...
    Mindy Kaling has found herself at a turning point. So in Why Not Me?, she shares her ongoing journey to find fulfilment and adventure in her adult life, be it falling in love at work, seeking new friendships in unlikely places, or attempting to be the first person in history to lose weight without any behaviour modification whatsoever.In “How to Look Spectacular”, she reveals her tongue-in-cheek ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD