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  • The Ninth Life of a Diamond Miner

    A memoir

    by Grace Tame ...
    Grace Tame has never walked on middle ground.From a young age, her life was defined by uncertainty - by trauma and strength, sadness and hope, terrible lows and wondrous highs. As a teenager she found the courage to speak up after experiencing awful and ongoing child sexual abuse. This fight to find her voice would not be her last.In 2021 Grace stepped squarely into the public eye as the ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Courtiers

    The inside story of the Palace power struggles from the Royal correspondent who revealed the bullying allegations

    by Valentine Low ...
    The gripping account of how the Royal family really operates from the man who has spent years studying them in his role as Royal correspondent for The Times. Valentine Low asks the important questions: who really runs the show and, as Charles III begins his reign, what will happen next?Throughout history, the British monarchy has relied on its courtiers - the trusted advisers in the King or Queen ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

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  • Heartstrong

    by Ellidy Pullin ...
    'If not with you, then for you.'It was a perfect Wednesday morning when Alex 'Chumpy' Pullin kissed his partner, Ellidy, goodbye to go spearfishing. Most days Ellidy would go to the beach too, but that day she didn't. Later, there was a knock at the door. A man had been found unconscious on the ocean floor. It was Chumpy.From that moment, Ellidy's world stopped. There was deep grief, disbelief and ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • Stalin's Wine Cellar

    In the late 1990s, John Baker was known as a purveyor of quality rare and old wines. Always entrepreneurial and up for adventure, he was the perfect person for an occasional business partner to approach with a mysterious wine list that was foreign to anything John, or his second-in-command, Kevin Hopko, had ever come across.The list was discovered to be a comprehensive catalogue of the wine ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • I'm Glad My Mom Died

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER#1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERA heartbreaking and hilarious memoir by iCarly and Sam & Cat star Jennette McCurdy about her struggles as a former child actor—including eating disorders, addiction, and a complicated relationship with her overbearing mother—and how she retook control of her life.Jennette McCurdy was six years old when she had her first acting audition.... ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Currently Between Husbands

    Trust me, there is life and love (and plenty of laughter) after divorce, even when your ex is one of Australia’s highest profile sport stars.Actually, I Don’t Like Cricket Or Blow Jobs*!* (And to be honest, I suck at both.) Yes, that was what I originally wanted to call this book. But then I realised that some women like cricket. Also, reading this in front of your inquisitive seven-year-old could ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Heartsick

    Three stories about love and loss, and what happens in between

    'Thought-provoking, highly original and beautifully nuanced. Jessie Stephens' journalistic skill shines as she weaves together true stories with a narrative as compelling as any novel.' Jane Harper'Heartbreak does not seem to be a brand of grief we respect. And so we are left in the middle of the ocean, floating in a dinghy with no anchor, while the world waits for us to be okay again.'Claire has ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD $0.99 AUD

  • The Girl in the Green Dress

    'I didn't know that you're only supposed to have one personality. I didn't realise that having lots of voices in your head was abnormal. But you are protecting yourself. You are protecting your soul, and that's what I did.'An intelligent, poised woman, Jeni Haynes sat in court and listened as the man who had abused her from birth, a man who should have been her protector, a man who tortured and ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • What They Didn't Burn

    Uncovering My Father's Holocaust Secrets

    by Mel Laytner ...
    What if you uncovered a Nazi paper trail that revealed your father to be a man very different from the quiet, introspective dad you knew . . . or thought you knew?Growing up, author Mel Laytner saw his father as a quintessential Type B: passive and conventional. As he uncovered documents the Nazis didn’t burn, however, another man emerged—a black market ringleader and wily camp survivor who made ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Do Not Disclose

    A Memoir Of Family Secrets Lost and Found

    by Leora Krygier ...
    Leora, a juvenile court judge, wife, mother, and daughter, is caught in the routine of work, taking care of her family and aging parents. But she’s also a second-generation Holocaust survivor. It’s an identity she didn’t understand was hers until she accidentally discovered a secret file of handwritten notes addressed to her father. A further discovery of a seemingly random WWII postcard in a ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Little Shoes

    The Sensational Depression-Era Murders That Became My Family's Secret

    In the summer of 1937, with the Depression deep and World War II looming, a California triple murder stunned an already grim nation. After a frantic week-long manhunt for the killer, a suspect emerged, and his sensational trial captivated audiences from coast to coast. Justice was swift, and the condemned man was buried away with the horrifying story.But decades later, Pamela Everett, a lawyer and ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Blood, Sweat and Steel

    From Afghanistan to gold -- an extraordinary tale of tragedy, resilience and triumphIn 2012, Combat Engineer Curtis McGrath was serving in the Australian Army in Afghanistan when, in the line of duty, he stepped on a land mine. Seriously injured but still conscious and aware he'd bleed out and die within minutes, Curtis, as the unit's chief first-aid officer, directed his comrades to apply ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Revenge

    Meghan, Harry and the war between the Windsors. The Sunday Times no 1 bestseller

    by Tom Bower ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES NO. 1 BESTSELLER'Explosive' The Sun'Accounts from insiders who have never spoken before' The Times'Bombshell' The MirrorThe British Royal Family believed that the dizzy success of the Sussex wedding, watched and celebrated around the world, was the beginning of a new era for the Windsors. Yet, within one tumultuous year, the dream became a n... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The New Royals

    Queen Elizabeth's Legacy and the Future of the Crown

    by Katie Nicholl ...
    Vanity Fair Royals correspondent and bestselling author of William and Harry and Kate explores the remarkable life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II and the legacy she has handed down after her death to the next generation.For seventy years, Queen Elizabeth ruled over an institution and a family. During her lifetime she was constant in her desire to provide... ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Bedtime Story

    by Chloe Hooper ...
    From the best-selling author of The Tall Man and The Arsonist, a personal tale about death, life and the enchantment of stories. With illustrations by Anna Walker.Let me tell you a story…When Chloe Hooper’s partner is diagnosed with a rare and aggressive illness, she has to find a way to tell their two young sons. By instinct, she turns to the bookshelf. Can the news be broken as a bedtime tale? ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • White Walls

    A Memoir About Motherhood, Daughterhood, and the Mess In Between

    by Judy Batalion ...
    A memoir of mothers and daughters, hoarding, and healing.Judy Batalion grew up in a house filled with endless piles of junk and layers of crumbs and dust; suffocated by tuna fish cans, old papers and magazines, swivel chairs, tea bags, clocks, cameras, printers, VHS tapes, ballpoint pens…obsessively gathered and stored by her hoarder mother. The first chance she had, she escaped the clutter to ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Girl Who Fell From the Sky

    An extraordinary true story of resilience, courage, hope and finding lightness after the heaviest of landings

    by Emma Carey ...
    From a terrible accident that left her paraplegic, Emma Carey has become an inspiration for hundreds of thousands online to live life to the fullest and remind us that if we can, we must.There on that helicopter, somewhere over Switzerland on a Sunday in June, came the first tiny whisper. A voice that would carry me for years to come. 'I'm going to be ok. There's still joy here.'When Emma Carey ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Undoctored

    The brand new No 1 Sunday Times bestseller from the author of 'This Is Going To Hurt’

    by Adam Kay ...
    Pre-order UNDOCTORED: The Story of a Medic Who Ran Out of PatientsThis is Going to Hurt was the publishing phenomenon of the century, read by many millions, loved by at least fifty of them, and adapted into a major TV series. But it was only part of the story.By turns hilarious, heartbreaking and humbling, Undoctored is about what happens when a doctor hangs up his scrubs, but medicine refuses to ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America

    ‘A political epic’ – Guardian‘This is the book Trump fears most.’ – AxiosFew journalists have covered Donald Trump more extensively than Maggie Haberman. And few better understand the polarizing 45th president or his motivations. In this astonishing, illuminating book, Haberman reveals all about Trump the man, the president and the phenomenon.Interviews with hundreds of sources and with Trump ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD $14.99 AUD

  • The Salt Path

    The 85-Week Sunday Times Bestseller from the Million-Copy Bestselling Author

    by Raynor Winn ...
    Bring nature into your home with t****he inspiring true story of hope and the healing powers of the natural world, in one of the most talked about books of the decadeFROM THE MILLION-COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR'This is what you need right now to muster hope and resilience . . . a beautiful story and a reminder that humans can endure adversity' Stylist*'*A beautiful book, it really lives up to the hype ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Ciao Bella!

    Six Take Italy

    Kate Langbroek’s deliciously funny, irreverent and inspiring memoir about moving to Bologna with her family to seek la dolce vita is a glorious reminder of what we can learn from the Italians about living life to the full – and what really matters when the world goes to hell in a handbasket.‘I wasn’t looking to fall in love. It just happened. There were moments, encounters as fleeting as feelings. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Faith, Hope and Carnage

    Faith, Hope and Carnage is a book about Nick Cave’s inner life.Created from more than forty hours of intimate conversations with the journalist Seán O’Hagan, this is a profoundly thoughtful exploration, in Cave’s own words, of what really drives his life and creativity.The book examines questions of belief, art, music, freedom, grief and love. It draws candidly on Cave’s life, from his early ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Life and Death Decisions

    ’Just brilliant... The book of the Decade.' - Tim FlanneryI found Dad dead on the side of a dirt road. I was sixteen; he was forty-nine.After Lachlan McIver’s father suffers a sudden, fatal heart attack it sends him into a spiral of grief and outrage. This tragedy inspires him to become a doctor and he eventually finds his calling – providing care for communities in some of the most remote and ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Two Years Before the Mast

    Tracing an awe-inspiring oceanic route from Boston, around Cape Horn, to the California coast, Two Years Before the Mast is both a riveting story of adventure and the most eloquent, insightful account we have of life at sea in the early nineteenth century. Richard Henry Dana is only nineteen when he abandons the patrician world of Boston and Harvard for an arduous voyage among real sailors, amid ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Chasing Wrongs and Rights

    My Experience Defending Human Rights Around the World

    The Australia Director at Human Rights Watch shares her experiences defending human rights – from human trafficking in Nepal to the 'drug war' in the Philippines to treatment of detainees in Papua New Guinea and in Australia – offering an extremely involving personal account of how far we’ve come, and how far we’ve got to go.Growing up in Perth, Elaine Pearson always dreamt of the wider world. Her ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Against All Odds

    The inside account of the Thai cave rescue and the courageous Australians at the heart of it

    INCLUDES A FOREWORD BY JAMES CAMERON'Compulsive, fascinating … highly recommended.' Better Reading'Although we know what happens in the end, this book grips you from the start.' Local Matters NZ‘I just want to warn you. You’re going to dive to the end of the cave. You’re going to see these kids. They’re all looking healthy and happy and smiley. Then, you’re going to swim away, and they’re probably ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Hazard

    A Sister's Flight from Family and a Broken Boy

    Hazard is a poignant, unflinching memoir of the emotional intricacies of growing up with a severely disabled sibling. Margaret Combs shows how her Southern Baptist family coped with lived reality of autism in an era of ignorance and shame, the 1950s through the 1970s, and shares her own tragedy and anguish of being torn between helping her brother and yearning for her own life. Like many siblings ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Love Stories

    Uplifting True Stories about Love from the Internationally Bestselling Author of Boy Swallows Universe

    by Trent Dalton ...
    WINNER, INDIE BOOK AWARDS 2022 BOOK OF THE YEARTrent Dalton, Australia's best-loved writer, goes out into the world and asks a simple, direct question: 'Can you please tell me a love story?'A blind man yearns to see the face of his wife of thirty years. A divorced mother has a secret love affair with a priest. A geologist discovers a three-minute video recorded by his wife before she died. A tree ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Scrubbed

    A heart surgeon's extraordinary memoir of life, death and everything in between

    by Nikki Stamp ...
    The revealing, compelling memoir of one of Australia's foremost cardiothoracic surgeons, Dr Nikki Stamp.Raw, honest and compelling, Scrubbed is Dr Nikki Stamp's account of her life as one of Australia's leading cardiothoracic surgeons. A life lived at the very edge of modern medicine, where heart surgeons walk the thinnest of lines between life and death, and yet where the greatest challenge can ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • The Wonder of Little Things

    A First Nations Elder shares his extraordinary story of finding kindness in the midst of prejudice, and joy in living life to the full'A powerful tale that tells a different story of our country' -- Bruce Pascoe'A great Australian book about a great Australian' -- Paul Kennedy'Told with heart' -- Ali Cobby Eckermann'Destined to become a classic' -- Phillip Adams'... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Shape of a Life

    One Mathematician's Search for the Universe's Hidden Geometry

    A Fields medalist recounts his lifelong transnational effort to uncover the geometric shape—the Calabi-Yau manifold—that may store the hidden dimensions of our universe.“An unexpectedly intimate look into a highly accomplished man, his colleagues and friends, the development of a new field of geometric analysis, and a glimpse into a truly uncommon mind.”—Nina MacLaughlin, Boston Globe... ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Sahara

    A Journey of Love, Loss and Survival

    A journey of love, loss and survival.Having walked more than 5000 kilometres from Trafalgar Square to Morocco, Paula Constant finds herself at the westernmost edge of the Sahara Desert - and the brink of sanity. The wheels have fallen off her marriage and her funds are quickly drying up, but she is determined to complete the second stage: walking through the romantic Big Empty of Northern Africa ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Happy As

    Stories of summer, childhood and the magic of family

    by Larry Emdur ...
    Larry Emdur is one of Australia's most popular and enduring TV personalities. Happy As is a memoir of becoming Larry.Long before the game shows and morning TV, Larry Emdur was just Larry, a cheeky kid from Bondi who grew up paddling round the kiddies' pool on a foam surfboard, and rocking a safari suit and bowl haircut. It was an idyllic childhood growing up in the 1970s and '80s, dominated by ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Tall Tales and Wee Stories

    The Best of Billy Connolly

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Connolly's raucous run through his life is as furious, funny and foul-mouthed as you'd expect' Sunday TimesIn December 2018, after fifty years of belly-laughs, energy and outrage, Billy Connolly announced his retirement from live stand-up comedy. It had been an extraordinary career.When he first started out in the late sixties, Billy played the banjo in the folk clubs ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Happiest Man on Earth

    by Eddie Jaku ...
    WINNER OF THE ABIA BIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR 2021Life can be beautiful if you make it beautiful. It is up to you.Eddie Jaku always considered himself a German first, a Jew second. He was proud of his country. But all of that changed in November 1938, when he was beaten, arrested and taken to a concentration camp.Over the next seven years, Eddie faced unimaginable horrors every day, first in Buchenwald ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Daughter of Auschwitz

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER - a heartbreaking true story of courage, resilience and survival

    The harrowing, moving and poignant account of one of the youngest survivors of Auschwitz: a girl who was only five years old when she was sent to an extermination camp, and was one of the few people who entered a gas chamber and lived to tell her story**.**'I am a survivor. That comes with a survivor's obligation to represent one and half million Jewish children murdered by the Nazis. They cannot ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Putin’s People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and then Took on the West

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER‘An outstanding exposé of Putin and his criminal pals … [A] long-awaited, must read book’ SUNDAY TIMES‘Books about modern Russia abound … Belton has surpassed them all. Her much-awaited book is the best and most important on modern Russia’ THE TIMESA chilling and revelatory expose of the KGB’s renaissance, Putin’s rise to power, and how Russian black cash is subverting ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • French Children Don't Throw Food

    The hilarious NO. 1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER changing parents’ lives

    How do the French manage to raise well-behaved children and have a life!What British parent hasn't noticed, on visiting France, how well-behaved French children are - compared to our own?- How come French babies sleep through the night?- Why do French children happily eat what is put in front of them?- How can French mums chat to their friends while their children play quietly?- Why are French ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Confessions of Rick James

    Memoirs of a Superfreak

    by Rick James ...
    The Confessions of Rick James - Memoirs of A Superfreak is powerfully written by Rick James!! In the Super Freaky World of Rick James... the Sex is steamier, the Crack Cocaine more potent, the Music more explosive than any of a dozen other celebrities - dead or alive!Spanning five decades and four continents, beginning with his childhood and into the spotlight on his famous troubled life...Rick ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Living with Max (wt)

    by Chloe Maxwell ...
    Heartbreakingly honest, moving and inspiring, Chloe Maxwell and Mat Rogers share their journey of discovery with their autistic son, Max.'It feels terrible for your son to want to hurt you so bad that you bleed, and to look into his beautiful eyes and see nothing but hatred. What mother could deal with that? Not me, that's for sure. I loved my son, but I was no longer sure whether I was the right ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Provocateur

    A life of ideas in action

    Clive Hamilton has spent a life asking why. In his unique memoir, Provocateur, he shows us why questioning the status quo matters, how powerful arguments can change the country, and how the life of ideas in action actually works.From why climate change matters to how we understand ourselves as Australians and the dangers to us of the new authoritarianism – all this and more has been shaped, for ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

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  • Ettie Rout: New Zealand's safer sex pioneer

    New Zealand's safer sex pioneer

    by Jane Tolerton ...
    Ettie Rout fought a battle for safer sex in the First World War — and won. She gave New Zealand the best sexual health system when its army adopted her prophylactic kit and made every soldier going on leave take one — while she was banned from the pages of the newspapers so New Zealanders wouldn't find out. In Paris, having transformed Madame Yvonne's into a safer sex brothel, she met soldiers at ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Freezing Order

    A True Story of Russian Money Laundering, Murder,and Surviving Vladimir Putin's Wrath

    by Bill Browder ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES NO 2 BESTSELLER ** THE NEW YORK TIMES NO 1 BESTSELLER‘More explosive, compulsive and gasp-inducingly, spine-tinglingly, mouth-dryingly, heart-poundingly thrilling than any fiction I have read for years, but it is all true’ Stephen Fry‘Mind-blowing...Browder's battle for justice is at times terrifying, at times deeply touching’ Catherine Belton**‘**A jaw-dropping exposé by Putin’s ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Spoke

    Images and Stories from the 1980s Washington, DC Punk Scene

    The photos and oral history the legendary punk bands Bad Brains, Minor Threat, Fugazi, and others will immediately catch the attention of punk fans worldwide.The documentary film Salad Days, produced by Scott Crawford, inspired this book. Salad Days has been one of the most successful films about American punk music.Key photographers include Jim Saah, Cynthia Connolly, Susie J. Horgan, and Jen ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Everything I Know About Love

    Now a Major BBC One Series

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERNOW A MAJOR BBC ONE TV SERIES'The book we will thrust into our friends' hands. Alderton feels like a best friend and your older sister all rolled into one and her pages wrap around you like a warm hug' Evening Standard'Alderton is Nora Ephron for the millennial generation' Elizabeth DayAward-winning journalist Dolly Alderton survived her twenties (... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Tripping Over Myself

    A Memoir of a Life in Comedy

    From Shaun Micallef, beloved host of ABC TV’s news satire Mad as Hell, comes Tripping Over Myself – an insightful and funny memoir about comedy and life that takes us through uncharted waters to unexpected places.Comedy has been Shaun’s escape, his guiding light, his refuge, his passport, his lifebuoy, his drug, his mask, his means, his end, his lingua franca, his Self. But it’s not everything ... Read more

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  • Not Now, Not Ever

    Ten years on from the misogyny speech

    by Julia Gillard ...
    Then it was done. After staying silent, I’d had my say. At no time did I feel worked up or hotly angry. I felt strong, measured, controlled. Yet emotion did play its role in the energy of the speech. The frustration that sexism and misogyny could still be so bad in the twenty-first century. The toll of not pointing it out.On 9 October 2012, Prime Minister Julia Gillard stood up and proceeded to ... Read more

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  • Bat, Ball and Field: The Elements of Cricket

    by Jon Hotten ...
    Bat, Ball and Field is a wonderful foray into the history and culture of cricket.‘Hotten is not just good, he is one of the best’ CricketerChronicling the evolution of the sport since its earliest years, highlighting transcendent moments as well as tragedies, Jon Hotten lifts the seemingly impregnable veil from the Laws, batting strokes, types of bowling and the sometimes absurd names given to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Man's Search For Meaning

    The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust

    Over 16 million copies sold worldwide'Every human being should read this book' Simon SinekOne of the outstanding classics to emerge from the Holocaust, Man's Search for Meaning is Viktor Frankl's story of his struggle for survival in Auschwitz and other Nazi concentration camps. Today, this remarkable tribute to hope offers us an avenue to finding greater meaning and purpose in our own lives. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Just Mercy

    a story of justice and redemption

    WINNER OF THE 2015 ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NONFICTIONWINNER OF THE 2015 DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZEWINNER OF THE NAACP IMAGE AWARD FOR BEST NON-FICTIONNow a major motion-picture starring Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, and Brie Larson.#1 New York Times bestseller, and a widely acclaimed and multi-award–winning book, this is a powerful, true story about the pot... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD