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  • Audiobook

    The Pianist

    Narrated by Laurence Dobiesz ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 46 min

    The bestselling memoir of a Jewish pianist who survived the war in Warsaw against all odds.'We are drawn in to share his surprise and then disbelief at the horrifying progress of events, all conveyed with an understated intimacy and dailiness that render them painfully close... riveting' OBSERVEROn September 23, 1939, Wladyslaw Szpilman played Chopin's Nocturne in C-sharp minor live on the radio ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Ask A Historian

    50 Surprising Answers to Things You Always Wanted to Know

    by Greg Jenner ...
    'Brilliantly funny' SHAPARAK KHORSANDI'Immensely enjoyable' BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE'Every page contains delights' LINDSEY FITZHARRISWhy is Italy called Italy? How old is curry? How fast was the medieval Chinese post system? How do we know how people sounded in the past? Who invented maths?Responding to fifty genuine questions from the public, Greg Jenner takes you on an entertaining tour through ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • Call the Midwife: Illustrated Edition

    This is a large beautifully illustrated edition of CALL THE MIDWIFE with never-before-seen photographs which bring the real London and real lives to life. Pictures of the docklands, photos of how life was lived at the time, the families, housing, health service, food and of course the nuns and the midwives who brought so many babies into the world will be a beautiful addition to Jennifer Worth's ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Hummingbird

    ‘Magnificent’ (Guardian)

    Translated by Elena Pala ...
    A BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR THE GUARDIAN: 'DEEPLY PLEASURABLE'A BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR THE SPECTATOR: 'WHAT A JOY''Magnificent' Guardian'A towering achivement' Financial Times'Inventive, bold, unexpected' Sunday Times'Everything that makes the novel worthwhile and engaging is here: warmth, wit, intelligence, love, d... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • Around The World In Eighty Days

    by Michael Palin ...
    'The pace of this kind of travel has not much changed since Fogg set out in 1872. Trains may be a little faster, but there are certainly no high-speed rail links yet across India, China or the USA. Passenger services have practically disappeared from the world's shipping lanes ... Recourse to air travel, even as a convenient means of escape, was not allowed.'Following the route taken by Phileas ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Budapest

    Between East and West

    'The most accessible and authoritative history of the city in a generation' Times Literary SupplementBudapest has always been an important place. Almost at the centre of Europe, it is at the crossroads of geographical regions and of civilizations, at the intersection of ancient trade routes. Mountains that gradually slope into gentle hills converge on a great river, the Danube, and the regions of ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD $15.99 AUD

  • Cuba Libre

    The New York Times bestselling author of BE COOL and GET SHORTY.War in Cuba isn't Ben Tyler's concern. Still, sailing mares and guns into Havana harbor in 1898 - right past the submerged wreckage of the U.S. battleship Maine - may not be the smartest thing the recently prison-sprung horse wrangler ever did. Neither is shooting one of the local Guardia, though the pompous peacock deserved it.Now ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Hot Kid

    Gun molls, speakeasies, bank robbers and murder ... Another fantastic thriller from the grandmaster of US crime fiction.Set in Oklahoma during the 1930s, THE HOT KID is a powerfully entertaining story and introduces Carl Webster, one of the coolest lawmen ever to draw on a fugitive felon.At 21, Carl Webster's on his way to becoming the most famous Deputy US Marshal in America. He has shot and ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Home Work

    A Memoir of My Hollywood Years

    by Julie Andrews ...
    'The book is filled with that most distinctive of all her qualities: her voice' The TimesHome Work, the second instalment of Julie Andrews' internationally bestselling memoirs, begins with her arrival in Hollywood to make her screen debut in Walt Disney's Mary Poppins. It was closely followed by The Sound of Music, and the beginning of a movie career that would make her an icon to millions all ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Road Past Mandalay

    by John Masters ...
    series W&N Military
    The second part of the bestselling novelist's dramatic autobiography about his time in the Gurkhas during the second world warThis is the second part of John Masters' autobiography: how he fought with his Gurkha regiment during World War II until his promotion to command one of the Chindit columns behind enemy lines in Burma.Written by a bestselling novelist at the height of his powers, it is an ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • We Are Displaced

    My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World - From Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai

    In this powerful and emotional New York Times bestseller, Nobel Peace Prize winner and activist Malala Yousafzai shares various stories of displacement, including her own. Part memoir, part communal storytelling, We Are Displaced introduces readers to some of the incredible girls Malala has met on her many journeys and lets each tell her story - girls who have lost their community, relatives and ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Unspeakable

    The Sunday Times Bestselling Autobiography

    by John Bercow ...
    When John Bercow retired as Speaker of the House of Commons on 31 October 2019, he had become one of the most recognisable and iconoclastic figures in British politics, occupying a ringside seat during one of the most febrile periods in modern British history. In his no-holds-barred memoir, he offers verdicts on the leading figures of his era - from Tony Blair to David Cameron, Theresa May to ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD