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  • The Yellow Wind

    A History

    Translated by Haim Watzman ...
    David Grossman's The Yellow Wind is essential reading for anyone who seeks a deeper understanding of Israel today.The Israeli novelist David Grossman's impassioned account of what he observed on the West Bank in early 1987—not only the misery of the Palestinian refugees and their deep-seated hatred of the Israelis but also the cost of occupation for both occupier and occupied—is an intimate and ... Read more

    $15.17 AUD

  • The Boy Who Drew Monsters

    A Novel

    by Keith Donohue ...
    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Stolen Child comes a hypnotic literary horror novel about a young boy trapped inside his own world, whose drawings blur the lines between fantasy and reality.Ever since he nearly drowned in the ocean three years earlier, ten-year-old Jack Peter Keenan has been deathly afraid to venture outdoors. Refusing to leave his home in a small coastal town in ... Read more

    $12.20 AUD

  • Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed

    Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids

    by Meghan Daum ...
    Sixteen literary luminaries on the controversial subject of being childless by choice, in this critically acclaimed, bestselling anthologyOne of the most provocative and talked-about books of the year, Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed is the stunning collection exploring one of society’s most vexing taboos.One of the main topics of cultural conversation during the last decade was the supposed ... Read more

    $15.17 AUD

  • The Fortune Teller

    A Novel

    **NOW A USA TODAY AND LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLERFrom the award-winning author of The Memory Painter comes a sweeping and suspenseful tale of romance, fate, and fortune.**Semele Cavnow appraises antiquities for an exclusive Manhattan auction house, deciphering ancient texts—and when she discovers a manuscript written in the time of Cleopatra, she knows it will be the find of her career. Its ... Read more

    $14.29 AUD

  • Balkan Ghosts

    A Journey Through History

    From the assassination that triggered World War I to the ethnic warfare in Serbia, Bosnia, and Croatia, the Balkans have been the crucible of the twentieth century, the place where terrorism and genocide first became tools of policy. Chosen as one of the Best Books of the Year by The New York Times, and greeted with critical acclaim as "the most insightful and timely work on the Balkans to date" ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD

  • Salt

    A Novel

    by Isabel Zuber ...
    In this beautifully crafted debut novel, poet Isabel Zuber deftly traces the joys and the sorrows of a passionate but troubled marriage in Appalachia at the turn of the last century.Anna Stockton was a bright and imaginative child, reveling in a rare wild freedom in the mountains of western North Carolina. As a young woman possessed by romantic yearnings and a great love of books, she hungers for ... Read more

    $12.20 AUD

  • The End of the Novel of Love

    A finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism, Vivian Gornick's The End of the Novel of Love explores the meaning of love and marriage as literary themes in the twentieth century.In The End of the Novel of Love, an acclaimed and provocative collection of criticism, Gornick applies the same intelligence, honesty, and insight that define her memoirs to an analysis of love and ... Read more

    $13.41 AUD

  • Not Even My Name

    A True Story

    by Thea Halo ...
    A riveting account of exile from Turkish genocide, brought to light for the first time ever in Sano Halo's personal storyNot Even My Name exposes the genocide carried out during and after WW I in Turkey, which brought to a tragic end the 3000-year history of the Pontic Greeks (named for the Pontic Mountain range below the Black Sea). During this time, almost 2 million Pontic Greeks and Armenians ... Read more

    $12.20 AUD

  • Black Man in a White Coat

    A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE'S TOP TEN NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEARA LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK SELECTION • A BOOKLIST EDITORS' CHOICE BOOK SELECTIONOne doctor's passionate and profound memoir of his experience grappling with race, bias, and the unique health problems of black AmericansWhen Damon Tweedy begins medical school,he envisions a brig... ... Read more

    $15.17 AUD

  • The Yid

    A Novel

    by Paul Goldberg ...
    A DEBUT NOVEL OF DARING ORIGINALITY, THE YID GUARANTEES THAT YOU WILL NEVER THINK OF STALINIST RUSSIA, SHAKESPEARE, THEATER, YIDDISH, OR HISTORY THE SAME WAY AGAINMoscow, February 1953. A week before Stalin's death, his final pogrom, "one that would forever rid the Motherland of the vermin," is in full swing. Three government goons arrive in the middle of the night to arrest Solomon Shimonovich ... Read more

    $14.29 AUD

  • Humiliation

    series BIG IDEAS//small books
    Wayne Koestenbaum considers the meaning of humiliation in this eloquent work of cultural critique and personal reflection.The lives of people both famous and obscure are filled with scarlet-letter moments when their dirty laundry sees daylight. In these moments we not only witness the reversibility of "success," of prominence, but also come to visceral terms with our own vulnerable selves. We can ... Read more

    $12.20 AUD

  • We Gon' Be Alright

    Notes on Race and Resegregation

    by Jeff Chang ...
    A provocative and timely collection of essays from a celebrated cultural critic on race, diversity, and resegregation."The Smartest Book of the Year" (The Washington Post)In these provocative, powerful essays acclaimed writer/journalist Jeff Chang (Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, Who We Be) takes an incisive and wide-ranging look at the recent tragedies and widespread protests that have shaken the country. ... Read more

    $14.29 AUD