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  • The Physics of Wall Street

    a brief history of predicting the unpredictable

    After the economic meltdown of 2008, Warren Buffett famously warned, ‘Beware of geeks bearing formulas.’ But as James Weatherall demonstrates, not all geeks are created equal. Taking us from fin-de-siècle Paris to Rat Pack–era Las Vegas, from wartime government labs to Yippie communes on the Pacific coast, Weatherall shows how a special breed of physicists successfully brought their science to ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Just Mercy

    a story of justice and redemption

    WINNER OF THE 2015 ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NONFICTIONWINNER OF THE 2015 DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZEWINNER OF THE NAACP IMAGE AWARD FOR BEST NON-FICTIONNow a major motion-picture starring Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, and Brie Larson.#1 New York Times bestseller, and a widely acclaimed and multi-award–winning book, this is a powerful, true story about the pot... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • A Matter of Death and Life

    A year-long journey by the renowned psychiatrist and his writer wife after her fatal diagnosis, as they reflect on how to love and live without regret.Internationally acclaimed psychiatrist and author Irvin Yalom devoted his career to counselling those suffering from anxiety and grief. But never had he faced the need to counsel himself until his wife, esteemed feminist author Marilyn Yalom, was ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Rise of the Machines

    the lost history of cybernetics

    by Thomas Rid ...
    Thomas Rid’s revelatory history of cybernetics pulls together disparate threads in the history of technology, from the invention of radar and pilotless flying bombs in World War Two to today’s age of CCTV, cryptocurrencies and Oculus Rift, to make plain that our current anxieties about privacy and security will be emphatically at the crux of the new digital future that we have been steadily, ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Sisters in Resistance

    how a German spy, a banker’s wife, and Mussolini’s daughter outwitted the Nazis

    The extraordinary true story of how three women — a fascist’s daughter, a German spy, and an American socialite — raced against Hitler’s SS to get key evidence into the hands of the Allies.In 1943, Edda Mussolini, daughter of the fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, gave her father and Hitler an extraordinary ultimatum: release her husband, Italy’s former foreign minister, Galeazzo Ciano, from ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Devil House

    From New York Times bestselling author and Mountain Goats singer/songwriter John Darnielle comes an epic, gripping novel about murder, truth, and the dangers of storytelling.Gage Chandler is descended from kings. That’s what his mother always told him. Years later, he is a true crime writer, with one grisly success — and a movie adaptation — to his name, along with a series of subsequent less ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Madame Fourcade's Secret War

    the daring young woman who led France's largest spy network against Hitler

    by Lynne Olson ...
    A WASHINGTON POST BOOK OF THE YEARThe little-known true story of the woman who headed the largest spy network in Vichy France during World War II.In 1941, a thirty-one-year-old Frenchwoman, a young mother born to privilege and known for her beauty and glamour, became the leader of Alliance, a vast Resistance organisation — the only woman to hold such a role. Brave, independent, and a lifelong ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Polysecure

    Attachment, Trauma and Consensual Non-monogamy

    by Jessica Fern ...
    A practical translation of the principles of attachment theory to non-monogamous relationships.Attachment theory has entered the mainstream, but most discussions focus on how we can cultivate secure monogamous relationships. What if, like many people, you’re striving for secure, happy attachments with more than one partner?Polyamorous psychotherapist Jessica Fern breaks new ground by extending ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Marlo

    The stunning new novel from the author of Ironbark.It's the 1950s in conservative Australia, and Christopher, a young gay man, moves to ‘the City’ to escape the repressive atmosphere of his tiny hometown. Once there, however, he finds that it is just as censorial and punitive, in its own way.Then Christopher meets Morgan, and the two fall in love — a love that breathes truth back into Christopher ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Come as You Are

    the bestselling guide to the new science that will transform your sex life

    Book 1 - Come As You Are
    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn essential exploration of women’s sexuality that will radically transform your sex life into one filled with confidence and joy.After all the books that have been written about sex, all the blogs and TV shows and radio Q&As, how can it be that we all still have so many questions? The frustrating reality is that we’ve been lied to — not deliberately, it’s no one’s fault ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Brain Rules: 12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school

    12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school

    by John Medina ...
    A New York Times and BusinessWeek bestseller.Most of us have no idea whats really going on inside our heads. Yet brain scientists have uncovered details every business leader, parent, and teacher should knowlike that physical activity boosts your brain power.How do we learn? What exactly do sleep and stress do to our brains? Why is multi-tasking a myth? Why is it so easy to forgetand so important ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Sex at Dawn

    how we mate, why we stray, and what it means for modern sexuality

    The 10th-anniversary edition of the book that radical re-evaluates the origins and nature of human sexuality.Since Darwin’s day, we’ve been told that sexual monogamy comes naturally to our species. Mainstream science — as well as religious and cultural institutions — has maintained that men and women evolved in families in which a man’s possessions and protection were exchanged for a woman’s ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD