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  • Shame

    by Annie Ernaux ...
    Translated by Tanya Leslie ...
    "My father tried to kill my mother one Sunday in June, in the early afternoon," begins Shame, the probing story of the twelve-year-old girl who will become the author herself, and the single traumatic memory that will echo and resonate throughout her life. With the emotionally rich voice of great fiction and the diamond-sharp analytical eye of a scientist, Annie Ernaux provides a powerful ... Read more

    $14.40 AUD

  • The Motorcycle Diaries

    Notes on a Latin American Journey

    A New York Times bestsellerWith a new introduction by The Motorcyle Diaries filmmaker Walter Salles, and featuring 24 pages of photos taken by Che.The Motorcycle Diaries is Che Guevara's diary of his journey to discover the continent of Latin America while still a medical student, setting out in 1952 on a vintage Norton motorcycle together with his friend Alberto Granado, a biochemist. It captures ... Read more

    $14.40 AUD

  • Grand Central Winter

    Stories from the Street

    by Lee Stringer ...
    Whether Lee Stringer is describing "God's corner" as he calls 42nd Street, or his friend Suzy, a hooker and "past due tourist" whose infant child he sometimes babysits, whether he is recounting his experiences at Street News, where he began hawking the newspaper for a living wage, then wrote articles, and served for a time as muckraking senior editor, whether it is his adventures in New York's ... Read more

    $17.92 AUD

  • The Lost Soul

    Translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones ...
    **The only book in English for readers of all ages by Nobel Prize-winning novelist Olga Tokarczuk is a beautifully illustrated meditation on the fullness of life."Olga Tokarczuk’s The Lost Soul, an experimental fable illustrated by Joanna Concejo and translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones, resonates with our current moment. . . . What a striking, and lovely, material object it is." —New York Times"The ... Read more

    $18.03 AUD

  • Girl Boy Girl

    How I Became JT Leroy

    Soon to be a major motion picture starring Kristen Stewart (as JT) and Laura Dern.The JT LeRoy scandal is a story of our times. In January 2006, the New York Times unmasked Savannah Knoop as the face of the mysterious author JT LeRoy. A media frenzy ensued as JT’s fans, mentors, and readers came to terms with the fact that the gay-male-ex-truck-stop-prostitute-turned literary-wunderkind was really ... Read more

    $16.82 AUD

  • I Remain in Darkness

    by Annie Ernaux ...
    Washington Post Top Memoir of 1999An extraordinary evocation of a grown daughter’s attachment to her mother, and of both women’s strength and resiliency. "I Remain in Darkness" recounts Annie’s attempts first to help her mother recover from Alzheimer’s disease, and then, when that proves futile, to bear witness to the older woman’s gradual decline and her own experience as a daughter losing a ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • Infidels

    A Novel

    by Abdellah Taia ...
    Translated by Alison Strayer ...
    Set in Salé, Morocco—the hometown Abdellah Taïa fled but to which he returns again and again in his acclaimed fiction and films—Infidels follows the life of Jallal, the son of a prostitute witch doctor—"a woman who knew men, humanity, better than anyone. In sex. Beyond sex." As a ten-year-old sidekick to his mother, Jallal spits in the face of her enemies both real and imagined.The cast of ... Read more

    $28.70 AUD

  • Dark Alliance

    The CIA, the Contras, and the Cocaine Explosion

    by Gary Webb ...
    Major Motion Picture based on Dark Alliance and starring Jeremy Renner, "Kill the Messenger," to be be released in Fall 2014In August 1996, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb stunned the world with a series of articles in the San Jose Mercury News reporting the results of his year-long investigation into the roots of the crack cocaine epidemic in America, specifically in Los Angeles. The ... Read more

    $29.91 AUD

  • More Than a Game

    More than a Game covers the years that follow the one featured in the ESPN documentary series "The Last Dance."After leaving the Bulls at the end of the 1997-1998 season—the year featured in the new ESPN documentary series "The Last Dance"—Phil Jackson had one year off and started to write this book—together with his old friend, fellow player and coach, the basketball novelist Charley Rosen. Then ... Read more

    $29.91 AUD

  • A Country for Dying

    by Abdellah Taia ...
    Translated by Emma Ramadan ...
    An exquisite novel of North Africans in Paris by "one of the most original and necessary voices in world literature"Paris, Summer 2010.Zahira is 40 years old, Moroccan, a prostitute, traumatized by her father's suicide decades prior, and in love with a man who no longer loves her.Zannouba, Zahira's friend and protege, formerly known as Aziz, prepares for gender confirmation surgery and reflects on ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • Terrorism and the Economy

    How the War on Terror is Bankrupting the World

    Economist and best-selling author Loretta Napoleoni traces the link between the finances of the war on terror and the global economic crisis, finding connections from Dubai to London to Las Vegas that politicians and the media have at best ignored. In launching military and propaganda wars in the Middle East, America overlooked the war of economic independence waged by Al-Qaeda. The Patriot Act ... Read more

    $16.71 AUD

  • Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe

    “There are two problems for our species’ survival—nuclear war and environmental catastrophe, ” says Noam Chomsky in this new book on the two existential threats of our time and their points of intersection since World War II.While a nuclear strike would require action, environmental catastrophe is partially defined by willful inaction in response to human-induced climate change. Denial of the ... Read more

    $16.71 AUD