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  • Stagecoach

    A Western Story

    by Max Brand ...
    Unlikely hero Sammy Gregg has never met a challenge he won’t face head on, but he hasn’t met outlaw Chester Furness!Born in Brooklyn, Sammy Gregg is small in stature and naive to the ways of the world, yet headstrong and resolute to save enough money to marry Susie Mitchell. Gregg calculates that he needs $15‚000 and figures he can earn enough in six months out west. Although he is a small man who ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Case Closed

    Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK

    by Gerald Posner ...
    Pulitzer Prize Finalist: “By far the most lucid and compelling account . . . of what probably did happen in Dallas—and what almost certainly did not.” —The New York Times Book ReviewThe Kennedy assassination has reverberated for five decades, with tales of secret plots, multiple killers, and government cabals often overshadowing the event itself. As Gerald Posner writes, “Fifty years after the ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Dirty Thirties: A History of the Dust Bowl

    The Dust Bowl was the largest ecological disaster in United States history, coinciding with the nation’s worst economic crisis, the Great Depression of the 1930s. Massive dust storms, combined with nearly a decade of drought, wreaked havoc on parts of Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, and Arkansas. The storms were a relentless threat to the environment and the health and ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Once a Rebel

    An unforgettable historical Regency romance

    Book 2 - Rogues Redeemed
    Separated by society once before, this time they'll fight to stay together.As Washington burns, Callista Brooke is trapped in the battle between her native England and her adopted homeland. She is on the verge of losing everything, including her life, when a handsome Englishman cuts through the violent crowd to claim her as his.Lord George Gordon Audley was Callista’s best friend, but his attempt ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Truth About the Titanic

    series Titanic Landmark Series
    Although he survived the sinking by seven months, it was the Titanic that killed Colonel Archibald Gracie. His struggles in the icy waters of the North Atlantic had shattered his constitution, and the awful things he had seen on that fateful night left him a haunted man. One observer said he had the look of someone “who had descended as distinctly into hell as any human being would care to ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD

  • Inventor of the Future

    The Visionary Life of Buckminster Fuller

    Nominated for The Next Big Idea Club * The Week Magazine Book of the Week * A New York Times**Book Review Editor’s ChoiceFrom Alec Nevala-Lee, the author of the Hugo and Locus Award finalist Astounding, comes a revelatory biography of the visionary designer who defined the rules of startup culture and shaped America’s idea of the future.During his lifetime, Buckmi... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • An Echo in the Bone

    Outlander Novel 7

    Book 7 - Outlander
    THE TRIUMPHANT SEVENTH NOVEL IN THE MULTI-MILLION BESTSELLING OUTLANDER SERIES.The year is 1777. The place, North Carolina. And as the American rebellion grows in intensity, Highlander Jamie Fraser and his wife Claire need to decide which side their family is going to be on.The choice should be an easy one, given that Claire was born in the twentieth century and has already seen the future - in ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Radicalism of the American Revolution

    In a grand and immemsely readable synthesis of historical, political, cultural, and economic analysis, a prize-winning historian describes the events that made the American Revolution. Gordon S. Wood depicts a revolution that was about much more than a break from England, rather it transformed an almost feudal society into a democratic one, whose emerging realities sometimes baffled and ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Ruin of All Witches

    Life and Death in the New World

    *THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER**SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOLFSON HISTORY PRIZE**A TIMES, SUNDAY TIMES AND BBC HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR*'A bona fide historical classic' Sunday Times'Simply one of the best history books I have ever read' BBC HistoryIn the frontier town of Springfield in 1651, peculiar things begin to happen. Precious food sp... ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD $14.99 AUD

  • Of a Feather

    A Brief History of American Birding

    Beyond Audubon: A quirky, “lively and illuminating” account of bird-watching’s history, including “rivalries, controversies, [and] bad behavior” (The Washington Post Book World).From the moment Europeans arrived in North America, they were awestruck by a continent awash with birds—great flocks of wild pigeons, prairies teeming with grouse, woodlands alive with brilliantly colored songbirds. Of a ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Widow of the South

    by Robert Hicks ...
    Tennessee, 1864. On a late autumn day, near a little town called Franklin, 10,000 men will soon lie dead or dying in a battle that will change many lives for ever. None will be more changed than Carrie McGavock, who finds her home taken over by the Confederate army and turned into a field hospital. Taking charge, she finds the courage to face up to the horrors around her and, in doing so, finds a ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Unchecked

    The Untold Story Behind Congress's Botched Impeachments of Donald Trump

    A revealing, behind-the-scenes examination of how Congress twice fumbled its best chance to hold accountable a president many considered one of the most dangerous in American history. The definitive—and only—insider account of both Trump impeachments, as told by the two reporters on the front lines covering them for The Washington Post and Politico.In a riveting account that flips the script on ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • In Cold Blood

    by Truman Capote ...
    series Vintage International
    National BestsellerOn November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches from their faces. There was no apparent motive for the crime, and there were almost no clues.As Truman Capote reconstructs the murder and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and execution of the killers, he ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • How to Hide an Empire

    A Short History of the Greater United States

    'Wry, readable and often astonishing... A provocative and absorbing history of the United States' New York TimesThe United States denies having dreams of empire.We know America has spread its money, language and culture across the world, but we still think of it as a contained territory, framed by Canada above, Mexico below, and oceans either side. Nothing could be further from the truth.This is ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • David McCullough American Presidents E-Book Box Set

    John Adams, Mornings on Horseback, Truman, The Course of Human Events

    From “America’s most beloved biographer, David McCullough” (Time)—a collection of his bestselling biographies of American Presidents.This ebook box set features David McCullough’s award-winning biographies of American Presidents.John Adams isthe magisterial, Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of the independent, irascible Yankee patriot, one of our nation’s founders and most important figures, who ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • The Genuine Article: A Historian Looks at Early America

    "A masterly quarter-century of commentary on the discipline of American history."—Allen D. Boyer, New York Times Book Review"This book amounts to an intellectual autobiography....These pieces are thus a statement of what I have thought about early Americans during nearly seventy years in their company," writes historian Edmund S. Morgan in the introduction to this landmark collection. The Genuine ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Disunited Nations

    The Scramble for Power in an Ungoverned World

    by Peter Zeihan ...
    Should we stop caring about fading regional powers like China, Russia, Germany, and Iran? Will the collapse of international cooperation push France, Turkey, Japan, and Saudi Arabia to the top of international concerns?Most countries and companies are not prepared for the world Peter Zeihan says we’re already living in. For decades, America’s allies have depended on its might for their economic ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

  • Let the Faggots Burn: The UpStairs Lounge Fire

    On Gay Pride Day in 1973, someone set the entrance to a French Quarter gay bar on fire. In the terrible inferno that followed, thirty-two people lost their lives, including a third of the local congregation of the Metropolitan Community Church, their pastor burning to death halfway out a second-story window as he tried to claw his way to freedom. A mother who'd gone to the bar with her two gay ... Read more

    $7.32 AUD

  • Ronald Reagan

    The Power Of Conviction And The Success Of His Presidency

    An icon of the twentieth century, Ronald Reagan has earned a place among the most popular and successful U.S. presidents. In this compelling firsthand account of Reagan's presidency, Peter J. Wallison, former White House Counsel to President Reagan, asserts that Reagan took office with a fully developed public philosophy and strategy for governing that was unique among modern presidents. "I am not ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • John Ransom's Andersonville Diary

    John Ransom was a 20-year-old Union soldier when he became a prisoner of war in 1863. In his unforgettable diary, Ransom reveals the true story of his day-to-day struggle in the worst of Confederate prison camps--where hundreds of prisoners died daily. Ransom's story of survival is, according to Publishers Weekly, "a great adventure ... observant, eloquent, and moving." ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Wake

    The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts

    by Rebecca Hall ...
    'A must-read graphic history. . . an inspired and inspiring defence of heroic women whose struggles could be fuel for a more just future' Guardian'Not only a riveting tale of Black women's leadership of slave revolts but an equally dramatic story of the engaged scholarship that enabled its discovery' Angela Y. DavisWomen warriors planned and led slave revolts on slave ships during the passage ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • ShadowMan

    An Elusive Psycho Killer and the Birth of FBI Profiling

    by Ron Franscell ...
    "Mindhunter crossed with American Gothic. This chilling story has the ghostly unease of a nightmare."—Michael Cannell, author of Incendiary: The Psychiatrist, the Mad Bomber and the Invention of Criminal ProfilingThe pulse-pounding account of the first time in history that the FBI’s Behavioral Science Unit created a psychological profile to catch a serial killerOn June 25, 1973, a seven-year-old ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Jail Blazers

    How the Portland Trail Blazers Became the Bad Boys of Basketball

    by Kerry Eggers ...
    In the late ’90s and early 2000s, the Portland Trail Blazers were one of the hottest teams in the NBA. For almost a decade, they won 60 percent of their games while making it to the Western Conference Finals twice. However, what happened off-court was just as unforgettable as what they did on the court.When someone asked Blazers general manager Bob Whitsitt about his team’s chemistry, he replied ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • The Boys in the Boat

    Cast aside by his family at an early age, abandoned and left to fend for himself in the woods of Washington State, young Joe Rantz turns to rowing as a way of escaping his past.What follows is an extraordinary journey, as Joe and eight other working-class boys exchange the sweat and dust of life in 1930s America for the promise of glory at the heart of Hitler's Berlin. Stroke by stroke, a ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD