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  • Jenny's Coffee House

    After Yenni

    by Jenny Williams

    In June 1969 seven assisted migrants stepped out of the plane that had touched down in a strange place called Hobart. Jenny Williams was one of those adults. From that time on nothing of what they knew was of any use to them. Like newborns they had to learn to exist in a different world.Jenny's Coffee House takes the reader into the rich heart of a hard working family searching for their niche in ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Comfort of Water

    A River Pilgrimage

    by Maya Ward

    This is the joyful yet heartbreaking true story of four friends who walk a 21- day pilgrimage from the sea to the source of Melbourne’s Yarra River. There is no path for most of the way, but offers of campsites and boats, and free access to private lands, illustrates the generosity shown to pilgrims even in modern times. The Comfort of Water: A River Pilgrimage, Maya Ward’s lyrical exploration of ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Almost a Mirror

    by Kirsten Krauth

    Shortlisted for the Penguin Literary Prize Like fireflies to the light, Mona, Benny and Jimmy are drawn into the elegantly wasted orbit of the Crystal Ballroom and the post-punk scene of 80s Melbourne, a world that includes Nick Cave and Dodge, a photographer pushing his art to the edge.With precision and richness Kirsten Krauth hauntingly evokes the power of music to infuse our lives, while ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • The Returns

    by Philip Salom

    Elizabeth posts a 'room for rent' notice in Trevor's bookshop and is caught off-guard when Trevor answers the ad himself. She expected a young student not a middle-aged bookseller whose marriage has fallen apart. But Trevor is attracted to Elizabeth's house because of the empty shed in her backyard, the perfect space for him to revive the artistic career he abandoned years earlier. The face-blind, ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Field of Poppies

    by Carmel Bird

    Keen to escape the pressures of city life, Marsali Swift and her husband William are drawn to Listowel, a glorious historic mansion in the seemingly tranquil small town of Muckleton. There is time to read, garden, decorate, play chess and befriend the locals.Yet one night Listowel is robbed, and soon after a neighbour is murdered. The violent history of the couple’s adopted Goldfields town is ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Crazy Little Heaven

    An Indonesian Journey

    by Mark Heyward

    When Mark Heyward first went to Indonesia, to teach at a small school in East Kalimantan, little did he realise how life changing his decision would prove to be. Within three years his Australian life would be behind him and he would be travelling, with fellow adventurers, across remote Indonesian Borneo. The story of that remarkable expedition − a true travel adventure coalesces with the authors ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Banana Girl

    by Michele Lee

    Michele Lee describes herself as the ‘fence-sitting’ middle child in a large Hmong-Australian family. Banana Girl is the explosive and poignant memoir of her rites of passage. Sexy, irreverent and nuanced, Lee isn’t afraid to lay herself and her relationships bare. Intimacy in an on-line world, sexual adventures and Gen Y yearnings, turning thirty as an Asian-Australian woman in inner city ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Real Differences

    by S. L. Lim

    Middle-class, clever and white, Nick is a child of privilege while his best friend Andie is the daughter of Indo-Chinese refugees. Despite their very different backgrounds, they share a conviction they can change the world for the better.At the outset, Nick is pushing papers in a dead-end job while Andie is embarking on a secular crusade against world poverty. This generates conflict with her ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • What Westerners Have for Breakfast

    Five Years in Goa

    by John McBeath

    In the mid-eighties John McBeath and his partner Sue left Australia for India with the dream to open a European-style pensione in an old Portuguese villa in Goa. After several visits to India they had realised that Goa with its European influences, pristine beaches, and laid-back tropical lifestyle was at the start of a tourism boom. Now told for the first time, this is the alluring true story of ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Soon

    by Lois Murphy

    An almost deserted town in the middle of nowhere, Nebulah's days of mining and farming prosperity if they ever truly existed are long gone. These days even the name on the road sign into town has been removed. Yet for Pete, an ex-policeman, Milly, Li and a small band of others, it's the only place they have ever felt at home.One winter solstice, a strange residual and mysterious mist arrives, that ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • A Wrong Turn at the Office of Unmade Lists

    by Jane Rawson

    It is 1997 in San Francisco and Simon and Sarah have been sent on a quest to see America: they must stand at least once in every 25-foot square of the country. Decades later, in an Australian city that has fallen on hard times, Caddy is camped by the Maribyrnong River, living on small change from odd jobs, ersatz vodka and memories. She's sick of being hot, dirty, broke and alone. Caddy's future ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Revenge

    murder in three parts

    by S.L. and 1 more

    $11.89 USD