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  • English Grammar Book

    by APS Hundal ...
    Borne from interviews with people from around the globe, this book is designed as a practical aid to help non-native English speakers find solutions to common problems and resolve misunderstandings they face while trying to learn the language. With chapters that break-down sentence structures, others focusing on the application of nouns, verbs, and more, the English Grammar Book is a one-stop-shop ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD

  • Bangkok Wakes to Rain

    Shortlisted for the 2020 Edward Stanford 'Fiction with a Sense of Place' award

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 EDWARD STANFORD 'FICTION WITH A SENSE OF PLACE' AWARDPlaces remember us...'An important, ambitious, and accomplished novel. Sudbanthad deftly sweeps us up in a tale that paints a twin portrait: of a megacity like those so many of us call home and of a world where sanctuary is increasingly hard to come by' Mohsin HamidA missionary begs to be sent home.A jazz pianist is ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Bone Clocks

    The dazzling novel from the bestselling author of CLOUD ATLAS.Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014Run away, one drowsy summer's afternoon, with Holly Sykes: wayward teenager, broken-hearted rebel and unwitting pawn in a titanic, hidden conflict.Over six decades, the consequences of a moment's impulse unfold, drawing an ordinary woman into a world far beyond her imagining. And as life in the ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Reason I Jump: one boy's voice from the silence of autism

    Translated by David Mitchell, Keiko Yoshida ...
    The No. 1 Sunday Times and internationally bestselling account of life as a child with autism, now a documentary film Winner of Best Documentary and Best Sound in the British Independent Film Awards 2021.'It will stretch your vision of what it is to be human' Andrew Solomon, The TimesWhat is it like to have autism? How can we know what a person - especially a child - with autism is thinking and ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Blazing World

    by Siri Hustvedt ...
    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014The artist Harriet Burden, furious at the lack of attention paid her by the New York art world, conducts an experiment: she hides her identity behind three male fronts in a series of exhibitions. Their success seems to prove her point, but there's a sting in the tail - when she unmasks herself, not everyone believes her. Then her last collaborator meets a ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Slade House

    Turn down Slade Alley - narrow, dank and easy to miss, even when you're looking for it. Find the small black iron door set into the right-hand wall. No handle, no keyhole, but at your touch it swings open. Enter the sunlit garden of an old house that doesn't quite make sense; too grand for the shabby neighbourhood, too large for the space it occupies.A stranger greets you and invites you inside. ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Adventure Of English

    The Biography of a Language

    by Melvyn Bragg ...
    English is the collective work of millions of people throughout the ages. It is democratic, ever-changing and ingenious in its assimilation of other cultures. English runs through the heart of world finance, medicine and the Internet, and it is understood by around two thousand million people across the world. Yet it was very nearly wiped out in its early years.In this book Melvyn Bragg shows us ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • How I Learned to Understand the World

    BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK

    by Hans Rosling ...
    Translated by Dr Anna Paterson ...
    BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK*The moving, playful memoir of Hans Rosling - Swedish statistics mastermind, researcher extraordinaire and author of the global bestseller, Factfulness.This is a book that contains very few numbers. Instead, it is about meeting people who have opened my eyes.*It was facts that helped him explain how the world works. But it was curiosity and commitment that made the late ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet

    The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller, from the author of CLOUD ATLAS and THE BONE CLOCKS.Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2010'Brilliant' - The Times'A masterpiece' - ScotsmanBe transported to a place like no other: a tiny, man-made island in the bay of Nagasaki, for two hundred years the sole gateway between Japan and the West. Here, in the d... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Pure

    by Andrew Miller ...
    WINNER OF THE COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD (2011)A year of bones, of grave-dirt, relentless work. Of mummified corpses and chanting priests. A year of rape, suicide, sudden death. Of friendship too. Of desire. Of love . . . A year unlike any other he has lived.Deep in the heart of Paris, its oldest cemetery is, by 1785, overflowing, tainting the very breath of those who live nearby. Into their ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Art of Creative Thinking

    by Rod Judkins ...
    A scuba diving company faces bankruptcy because sharks have infested the area. Solution? Open the world's first extreme diving school.The Art of Creative Thinking reveals how we can transform ourselves, our businesses and our society through a deeper understanding of human creativity.Rod Judkins, of the world-famous St Martin's College of Art, has studied successful creative thinkers from every ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Stalin Ate My Homework

    by Alexei Sayle ...
    The Sayles might not have been the only Jewish atheist communist family in Liverpool, but Alexei knew from an early age that they were one of the more eccentric.Born on the day egg rationing came to an end, Alexei was the only child of Joe, an affable trade unionist who led the family on railway expeditions across eastern Europe, and Molly, a hot-tempered red-head who terrified teachers and ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD