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  • The Ghost Writer

    by Philip Roth ...
    When talented young writer Nathan Zuckerman makes his pilgrimage to sit at the feet of his hero, the reclusive master of American Literature, E. I. Lonoff, he soon finds himself enmeshed in the great Jewish writer's domestic life, with all its complexity, artifice and drive for artistic truth.As Nathan sits in breathlessly awkward conversation with his idol, a glimpse of a dark-haired beauty ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Acid House

    by Irvine Welsh ...
    The characters in this extraordinary book are often - on the surface - depraved, vicious, cowardly and manipulative, but their essential humanity is never undermined. Two professors of philosophy turn pugilists; Leith removal men become the objects of desire for Hollywood goddesses; God turns Boab Coyle into a house-fly; and in the novella, 'A Smart Cunt', the drug-addled young hero spins off on a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Brit(ish)

    On Race, Identity and Belonging

    by Afua Hirsch ...
    From Afua Hirsch - co-presenter of Samuel L. Jackson's major BBC TV series Enslaved - the Sunday Times bestseller that reveals the uncomfortable truth about race and identity in Britain today.You're British.Your parents are British.Your partner, your children and most of your friends are British.So why do people keep asking where you're from?We are a nation in denial about our imperial past and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Devil's Elbow

    A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERYRediscover Gladys Mitchell – one of the 'Big Three' female crime fiction writers alongside Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers.George Jeffries is attempting to guide a coach party of eccentrics around Scotland via the treacheous mountain known as The Devil's Elbow. But when one of the touring party is found dead, suspicion falls on the hapless Jeffries. His fiancee goes ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Enchantress of Florence

    Discover this magnificent magical novel from the Booker-prize winning author of Midnight's Children.When a young European traveller arrives at Sikri, the court of Mughal Emperor Akbar, the tale he spins brings the whole imperial capital to the brink of obsession. He calls himself 'Mogor dell'Amore', the Mughal of Love, and claims to be the son of a lost princess, whose name and very existence has ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • With a Mind to Kill

    The explosive Sunday Times bestseller

    Book 1 - James Bond 007
    M's funeral.One man missing from the graveside.The traitor accused of his murder.Bond.*****Behind the Iron Curtain, a group of former Smersh agents want to use the British spy in an operation that will change the balance of world power. Bond is smuggled into the lion's den - but whose orders is he following, and will he obey them when the moment of truth arrives?In a mission whe... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • We Were Young and Carefree

    The Autobiography of Laurent Fignon

    'One of the most charismatic and flamboyant cyclists in recent history' Daily TelegraphLaurent Fignon is one of the giants of modern cycling. Twice-winner of the Tour de France in the early eighties, Fignon became the star for a new generation. In 1989 he took part in one of the most fiercely-contested Tours of all time. Over the course of 3,285 kilometres he lost out to his American arch-rival, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Brighton Rock

    Discover Graham Greene's most iconic novel.

    by Graham Greene ...
    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY J.M. COETZEEA gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Seventeen-year-old Pinkie, malign and ruthless, has killed a man. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous, life-embracing Ida Arnold.Greene's gripping thriller, exposes a world of loneliness and fear, of life lived on the 'dangerous edge of things'.'In a class by ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Confidence

    A brand new escapist thriller from the award-winning author of Conviction

    by Denise Mina ...
    Book 2 - Anna and Fin
    DECEPTION. THEFT. MURDER. ALL YOU NEED IS CONFIDENCE.FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF CONVICTION COMES A BRAND NEW ESCAPIST THRILLERWhen amateur film-maker Lisa Lee vanishes from a Scottish seaside town, journalists Anna and Fin find themselves at the centre of an internet frenzy to find her.But she may not be the hapless victim everyone thinks she is. The last film she made showed ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD $6.99 AUD

  • The Darkness Knows

    From the international bestselling author of The Shadow District

    Book 1 - Detective Konrad
    'The undisputed King of the Icelandic Thriller' Guardian*'*One of the greats of modern crime fiction' Sunday Times________________________A frozen body is discovered in the icy depths of Langjökull glacier.The victim: a businessman missing for thirty years.The case: impossible to solve. Until now.Konr... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • To Sir With Love

    A BBC Between the Covers Big Jubilee Read Pick

    When a woman refuses to sit next to him on the bus, Rick Braithwaite is saddened and angered by her prejudice. In post-war cosmopolitan London he had hoped for a more enlightened attitude. When he begins his first teaching job in a tough East End school the reactions are the same. Slowly and painfully some of the barriers are broken down. He shames his pupils, wrestles with them, enlightens them ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Amsterdam

    A brief life of the city

    by Geert Mak ...
    Translated by Philip Blom ...
    A magnet for trade and travellers from all over the world, stylish, cosmopolitan Amsterdam is a city of dreams and nightmares, of grand civic architecture and legendary beauty, but also of civil wars, bloody religious purges, and the tragedy of Anne Frank.In this fascinating examination of the city's soul, part history, part travel guide, Geert Mak imaginatively recreates the lives of the early ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD