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  • Anticancer

    a new way of life

    All of us have cancer cells in our bodies. But not all of us will develop cancer. This international bestseller examines what we can do every day to lower our chances of ever developing the illness, and also explains how to increase the chances of recovery from it.Dr David Servan-Schreiber was first confronted with cancer when he was working as a medical resident. Already a recognised pioneer in ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Hope Farm

    by Peggy Frew ...
    WINNER OF THE 2016 BARBARA JEFFERIS AWARDSHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 STELLA PRIZESHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 MILES FRANKLIN AWARD'They were inescapable, the tensions of the adult world — the fraught and febrile aura that surrounded Ishtar and those in her orbit, that whined and creaked like a wire pulled too tight.'It is the winter of 1985. Hope Farm sticks out of the ragged landscape like a decaying ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD

  • The Happy Sleeper

    the science-backed guide to helping your baby get a good night’s sleep — newborn to school age

    A research-based guide to helping children do what comes naturally — sleep through the night.Many parents feel pressured to ‘train’ babies and young children to sleep. Sometimes hours are spent rocking, singing, and coaxing. But kids don’t need to be trained — they’re built to sleep.Over time, all that cajoling can have the opposite effect to what is desired. Problems can arise when parents (with ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • No-Drama Discipline

    the bestselling parenting guide to nurturing your child's developing mind

    The pioneering experts behind the bestselling The Whole-Brain Child now explore the ultimate child-raising challenge: discipline.A breakfast bowl gets thrown across the kitchen, splattering milk and cereal all over the wall. Or one of your kids threatens a younger sibling. Or you get a call from the headteacher’s office for the third time this month. What do you do?No-Drama Discipline provides an ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Conquering Fat Logic

    how to overcome what we tell ourselves about diets, weight, and metabolism

    by Nadja Hermann ...
    Translated by David Shaw ...
    Why do diets fail? Is it because of genetic disposition? A sluggish metabolism? An underactive thyroid?A behavioural psychologist reveals the truth about dieting, including how she lost over 100lb in one year.After years of failed diets Dr Nadja Hermann weighed over 23 stone at the age of 30. All her life, she had heard and read about hundreds of reasons why diets wouldn't work for her. But when ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • Dark Roots

    by Cate Kennedy ...
    SHORTLISTED FOR 2007 PREMIER'S QUEENSLAND LITERARY AWARDS: AUSTRALIAN SHORT STORY COLLECTIONOPRAH MAGAZINE ‘NEW VOICE OF THE MONTH’In these sublimely sophisticated tales, Cate Kennedy opens up worlds of finely observed detail. Her stories are populated by people at tipping points in their lives — moments that find them poised between a familiar past and an unfamiliar future. In ‘The Testosterone ... Read more

    $19.57 AUD

  • Brainstorm

    the power and purpose of the teenage brain

    In this groundbreaking book, the bestselling author of Parenting from the Inside Out and The Whole-Brain Child shows parents how to turn one of the most challenging developmental periods in their children’s lives into one of the most rewarding.Between the ages of 12 and 24, the brain changes in important and often maddening ways. It’s no wonder that many parents approach their child’s adolescence ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories Of Personal Triumph From The Frontiers Of Brain Science

    stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science

    An astonishing new scientific discovery called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the adult human brain is fixed and unchanging. It is, instead, able to change its own structure and function, even into old age.Psychiatrist and researcher Norman Doidge, MD, travelled around the United States to meet the brilliant scientists championing neuroplasticity, and the people ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • Open Veins of Latin America

    five centuries of the pillage of a continent

    Translated by Cedric Belfrage ...
    Since its US debut, this brilliant text has set a new standard for historical scholarship of Latin America. It is also an outstanding political economy, a social and cultural narrative of the highest quality, and perhaps the finest description of primitive capital accumulation since Marx.Rather than chronology, geography, or political successions, Eduardo Galeano has organised the various facets ... Read more

    $19.57 AUD

  • The Holiday Murders

    by Robert Gott ...
    series The Murders series #1
    On Christmas Eve, 1943, the newly formed but undermanned Homicide division of the Melbourne police force is called to investigate the vicious double murder of a father and son. When Military Intelligence becomes involved, Homicide’s Inspector Titus Lambert must unravel the personal from the political.If only the killings had stopped at two. The police are desperate to come to grips with an ... Read more

    $14.51 AUD

  • In Moonland

    ‘A parent’s love for a child, you probably know this yourself, it’s pretty bottomless. It goes down into the guts of the world. But a child’s love for a parent is different. It goes up. It’s more ethereal. It’s not quite present on the earth.’In present-day Melbourne, a man attempts to piece together the mystery of his father’s apparent suicide, as his young family slowly implodes. At the ashram ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • The Port Fairy Murders

    by Robert Gott ...
    series The Murders series #2
    The Port Fairy Murders is the sequel to The Holiday Murders, a political and historical crime novel set in 1943, featuring the newly formed homicide department of Victoria Police.The department has been struggling to counter little-known fascist groups, particularly an organisation called Australia First that has been festering in Australia since before the war. And now there’s an extra problem: ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD