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  • The Great Passion

    by James Runcie ...
    'A masterpiece' SCOTSMAN'A wise, refreshing novel, and a touching human story ... Runcie has an expert imagination' HILARY MANTELLove and Death.Grief and Joy.Music that lasts forever.Leipzig, 1726. Eleven-year-old Stefan Silbermann, a humble organ-maker's son, has just lost his mother. Sent to Leipzig to train as a singer in the St Thomas Church choir, he stru... ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • A More Perfect Heaven

    How Copernicus Revolutionised the Cosmos

    by Dava Sobel ...
    The bestselling author of Longitude and Galileo's Daughter tells the story of Nicolaus Copernicus and the revolution in astronomy that changed the world.'Lively, inventive ... a masterly specimen of close-range cultural history' Wall Street Journal'Fantastic ... A masterly telling of how Copernicus revolutionised science' The TimesIn the 1520s a Polish cleric named Nicolaus Copern... ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Greetings from Bury Park

    Inspiration for the film 'Blinded by the Light'

    Sarfraz Manzoor was two years old when his family emigrated from Pakistan to join his father in Bury Park, Luton. His teenage years were a constant battle to reconcile being both British and Muslim. But when his best friend introduced him to Bruce Springsteen, his life changed for ever. In this affectionate and timely memoir, Manzoor retraces his journey from the frustrations of his childhood to ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Mornings in Jenin

    Palestine, 1948. A mother clutches her six-month-old son as Israeli soldiers march through the village of Ein Hod. In a split second, her son is snatched from her arms and the fate of the Abulheja family is changed forever. Forced into a refugee camp in Jenin and exiled from the ancient village that is their lifeblood, the family struggles to rebuild their world. Their stories unfold through the ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Waiting for Sunrise

    by William Boyd ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERVienna, 1913. Lysander Rief, a young English actor, sits in the waiting room of the city's preeminent psychiatrist as he anxiously ponders the particularly intimate nature of his neurosis. When the enigmatic, intensely beautiful Hettie Bull walks in, Lysander is immediately drawn to her, unaware of how destructive the consequences of their subsequent affair will be. One ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Trespasses

    ‘A compulsively readable love story’

    * AN OBSERVER DEBUT NOVELIST FOR 2022 *'A compulsively readable love story' EMMA DONOGHUE'Intense, unflinchingly honest, it broke my heart a million times' MARIAN KEYES'Absolutely loved it' MAX PORTER'A beautiful, devastating novel' NICK HORNBYOne by one, she undid each event, each decision, each choice.If Davy had remembered to put on a coa... ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Putney

    'Among the hottest books of this blazing summer' (Daily Telegraph): a bold, lushly written novel that will compel and disquiet in equal measureA BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018 - CHOSEN BY THE OBSERVER, NEW STATESMAN AND SPECTATORIt is the 1970s and Ralph, an up-and-coming composer, is visiting Edmund Greenslay at his riverside home in Putney to discuss a collaboration. Through the house's colourful rooms ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Lost Cat

    A True Story of Love, Desperation, and GPS Technology

    by Caroline Paul ...
    Caroline Paul was recovering from a bad accident (she had been flying a plane when it happened) and thought things couldn't get worse. But then her beloved cat Tibia disappeared. She and her partner, illustrator Wendy MacNaughton, anxiously waited for his return, before resigning themselves to their loss.But weeks later, Tibia waltzed back into their lives. His owners were overjoyed. They might ... Read more

    $17.92 AUD

  • Straits

    Beyond the Myth of Magellan

    For centuries, Ferdinand Magellan has been celebrated as a hero: a noble adventurer who circumnavigated the globe in an extraordinary feat of human bravery; a paragon of daring and chivalry.Now historian Felipe Fernández-Armesto draws on extensive and meticulous research to conduct a dazzling investigation into Magellan's life, his character and his ill-fated voyage. He reveals that Magellan did ... Read more

    $27.27 AUD

  • Home Fire

    WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2018

    series High/Low
    NOW A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK AT BEDTIMEWINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2018SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD 2017SHORTLISTED FOR THE DSC PRIZE FOR SOUTH ASIAN LITERATURE 2018LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017A GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017A TELEGR... ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Emotional Intelligence

    Why It Can Matter More Than IQ

    A 25th anniversary edition of the number one, multi-million copy international bestseller that taught us how emotional intelligence is more important than IQ - 'a revolutionary, paradigm-shattering idea' (Harvard Business Review)Featuring a new introduction from the authorDoes IQ define our destiny? In his groundbreaking bestseller, Daniel Goleman argues that our view of human intelligence is far ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • In Kiltumper

    A Year in an Irish Garden

    'I read it with enormous pleasure ... Heartbreaking, uplifting ... A delight' TIM PEARS**'I loved their two voices, truthful and gentle and generous' GEORGINA HARDING'Magical ... Arresting ... Read it and be restored to yourself' IRISH CENTRAL**____________________Thirty-four years ago, when they were in their twenties, Niall Williams and Christine Breen made the impulsive decision to leave their ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD