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 Read reviewLife in Ten Houses: A Memoir

Life in Ten Houses: A Memoir

Sonya Hartnett

The internationally celebrated writer Sonya Hartnett is firmly Melburnian but has restlessly moved from suburb to suburb in her search for the 'Last House' - that special corner of the world in which to settle and find...

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 Read reviewThe Misogyny Factor

The Misogyny Factor

Anne Summers

In 2012, Anne Summers gave two landmark speeches about women in Australia, attracting more than 120,000 visits to her website. Within weeks of their delivery Prime Minister Julia Gillards own speech about misogyny and sexism went...

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 Read reviewWildlife

Wildlife

Fiona Wood

Boarding for a term in the wilderness, sixteen-year-old Sibylla expects the gruesome outdoor education program - but friendship complications, and love that goes wrong? They're extra-curricula.

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 Read reviewJust Between Us: Australian Writers Tell the Truth About Female Friendship

Just Between Us: Australian Writers Tell the Truth About Female Friendship

Maya Linden, Miriam Sved, Christie Nieman, Maggie Scott, Natalie Kon-Yu

Empathetic, supportive and respectful... Or competitive, manipulative and downright bitchy? Or somewhere in between?

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 Read reviewA Wrong Turn at the Office of Unmade Lists

A Wrong Turn at the Office of Unmade Lists

Jane Rawson

A meditation on happiness - where and in what place and with who we can find our centre, a perceptive vision of where our world is headed, and a testament to the power of memory and imagination, this is the best of novels: both...

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The Asylum

The Asylum

John Harwood

A gothic suspense novel that will keep you in its grip until the final page. Georgina Ferrars, a young woman living quietly with her uncle in London, wakes to find herself in a private asylum 200 miles away on Bodmin Moor in...

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 Read reviewNow Showing

Now Showing

Ron Elliott

Brimming with cinematic references, Now Showing is best consumed with a tub of hot popcorn. For the price of two movie tickets, screenwriter Ron Elliott's criminally good mini novels bring cinema's best known...

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Who We Were

Who We Were

Lucy Neave

Melbourne, 1938. Annabel's dream is to be a scientist. Falling in love is not part of her plan. But when she meets Bill Whitten she knows instantly that they are destined for each other. She has to wait for him to come back from...

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Just-a-girl

Just-a-girl

Kirsten Krauth

Layla is only 14. As she sits in bed with a laptop, her mother Margot sleeps in the next room. But what separates them is more than just a wall. just_a_girl tears into the fabric of contemporary...

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 Read reviewNight Games: Sex, Power and Sport

Night Games: Sex, Power and Sport

Anna Krien

In the tradition of Helen Garner's The First Stone comes another closely observed, controversial book about sex, consent and power. At the centre of it is Anna Krien's account of the rape trial of a footballer. Both a...

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 Read reviewSteeplechase

Steeplechase

Krissy Kneen

I force myself to take the phone away from my ear and search for the last incoming call. I store the number under one word, 'sister'. I know I should have used her name but it is all I can think of in this moment. Sister. My...

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 Read reviewPolitical Animal

Political Animal

David Marr

Tony Abbott is poised to become the nation's next prime minister and, more than ever, Australian's are asking: what kind of man is he and how might he run the country?David Marr's Political Animal, with its revelation of 'the...

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 Read reviewThe Secret Lives of Men

The Secret Lives of Men

Georgia Blain

In these haunting stories, Georgia Blain explores human nature in all its richness: our motivations, our desires and our shortcomings. The men in these tales frequently linger at the edges - their longings & failures exerting a...

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 Read reviewWelcome to Your New Life

Welcome to Your New Life

Anna Goldsworthy

When Anna Goldsworthy, pianist and perfectionist, falls pregnant with her first child, her excitement is tempered by the daunting journey ahead. In Welcome to Your New Life, she shares the dizzying wonder and crippling...

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 Read reviewThe Rosie Project

The Rosie Project

Graeme Simsion

A first-date dud, socially awkward, and overly fond of quick-dry clothes, Don Tillman has given up on love. Until a chance encounter gives him an idea.

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 Special price Read reviewBurial Rites

Burial Rites

Hannah Kent

Based on a true story, Burial Rites is an astonishing and moving novel about the truths we claim to know and the ways in which we interpret what we're told. In beautiful, cut-glass prose, Hannah Kent portrays Iceland's...

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 Read reviewMy Beautiful Enemy

My Beautiful Enemy

Cory Taylor

Arthur Wheeler is haunted by his infatuation with a Japanese youth he encountered in the enemy alien camp where he worked as a guard during WW2. Abandoning his wife and baby son, Arthur sets out on a doomed mission to rescue his...

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 Read reviewGhost Wife: A Memoir of Love and Defiance

Ghost Wife: A Memoir of Love and Defiance

Michelle Dicinoski

Michelle Dicinoski has found the love of her life -- and now she just wants to get married and live happily ever after. The only problem is, she's in love with an American woman, Heather, and neither Australia nor America...

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Entitlement

Entitlement

Jessica White

Ten years after the mysterious disappearance of her much-loved brother Eliot, Cate McConville finally returns to her family farm -- only to discover that her ageing parents want to sell up and sever her only remaining link to...

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The Best Australian Essays 2012

The Best Australian Essays 2012

Ramona Koval

In The Best Australian Essays 2012, Ramona Koval puts together a wide-ranging collection of the year's most thought-provoking non-fiction pieces.

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The Best Australian Poems 2012

The Best Australian Poems 2012

John Tranter

In The Best Australian Poems 2012, the illustrious poet John Tranter selects the most exceptional Australian poetry of the past year.

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The Best Australian Stories 2012

The Best Australian Stories 2012

Sonya Hartnett

In The Best Australian Stories 2012, Sonya Hartnett compiles the year's most compelling short fiction from Australian authors.

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 Read reviewWhisky Charlie Foxtrot: A Novel

Whisky Charlie Foxtrot: A Novel

Annabel Smith

Whisky and Charlie are identical twins. But everything about them is poles apart. It's got so bad that Charlie can't even bear to talk to his brother anymore -- until a freak accident steals Whisky from his family, and Charlie has...

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The Best 100 Poems of Les Murray

The Best 100 Poems of Les Murray

Les Murray

From his life's work so far, spanning more than four decades, Les Murray has selected these 100 poems, his personal best. Including classics such as 'The Broad Bean Sermon', 'An Absolutely Ordinary Rainbow' and 'The Dream of...

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The Man Who Invented Vegemite

The Man Who Invented Vegemite

Jamie Callister

Vegemite is perhaps Australia's most enduring cultural icon. But how did this pungent, salty, black paste, which for many Australians is how they start the day, come to be created? This book is the story of Cyril Callister, a...

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The Lost Diggers

The Lost Diggers

Ross Coulthart

'It's a treasure trove. It's previously unknown, candid images of our troops just out of the line. Men with the fear and experiences of battle written on their faces.' General Peter Cosgrove A must-have for fans of Australian...

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 Read reviewThe Amber Amulet

The Amber Amulet

Craig Silvey

You're in safe hands - the Masked Avenger and Richie the Power Beagle are here to protect you! A charming story from the bestselling author of Jasper Jones.

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Annual Fiction Edition: The Novella Project

Annual Fiction Edition: The Novella Project

Julianne Schultz

The annual Griffith REVIEW fiction edition is devoted to novellas. Shorter than a novel, longer than a story, the novella is the perfect length to read on the page or as an e-book. The Novella Project is a competition to find the...

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 Read reviewThe Burning Library

The Burning Library

Geordie Williamson

Alarmed by the increasingly marginal status of Australian literature in the academy, Williamson has set out to reintroduce us to those key writers whose works we may have forgotten or missed altogether. His focus is on fiction...

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 Special priceThe Words That Made Australia: How a Nation Came to Know Itself

The Words That Made Australia: How a Nation Came to Know Itself

Robert Manne, Chris Feik

This is not a book of documents, snippets or worthy speeches. Instead it presents the original essays and the moments of insight that told us what Australia is and could be. These are the essential statements -- from historians,...

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 Read reviewTales from the Political Trenches

Tales from the Political Trenches

Maxine McKew

At the 2007 federal election former journalist Maxine McKew won a spectacular victory against John Howard and wrote herself into Australian political history as only the second candidate to have ever defeated a sitting prime...

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 Read reviewThe Convent

The Convent

Maureen McCarthy

In the early 1900s, Sadie is forced to relinquish her young daughter. This single act has consequences that ripples through the generations. Her daughter, Edna, is raised in a Melbourne convent, by an enclosed order of nuns. In a...

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Street to Street

Street to Street

Brian Castro

Street to Street is one of Brian Castro's best books yet, a comic-tragic enactment of the anxieties of the writing life, in which the early twentieth-century Sydney poet Christopher Brennan plays a major role.

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Crimwife: An Insider's Account of Love Behind Bars

Crimwife: An Insider’s Account of Love Behind Bars

Tanya Levin

How far would you go for love? Some women commit crimes to help their lovers; others spend years on the run. Tanya Levin gave up her career as a prison social worker to pursue romance with an inmate. From her first day on the...

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 Read reviewGood on Paper

Good on Paper

Andrew Morgan

Somewhere out there, among the wounded egos and frustrated ambitions, among the mangled manuscripts, murky motives and missed deadlines - the great Australian novel is waiting to be discovered. When the infamous Josh Henry...

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 Read reviewNine Days

Nine Days

Toni Jordan

It is 1939 and although Australia is about to go to war, it doesn't quite realise yet that the situation is serious. Deep in the working-class Melbourne suburb of Richmond it is business - your own and everyone else's - as usual....

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Don't Go Back to Where You Came from: Why Multiculturalism Works

Don’t Go Back to Where You Came from: Why Multiculturalism Works

Tim Soutphommasane

Tim Soutphommasane boldly stakes a claim for the overwhelming success of multiculturalism in Australia. European governments are declaring multiculturalism a failure, with many conservatives in Australia hastening to agree. But is...

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 Read reviewMidnight Empire

Midnight Empire

Andrew Croome

A tight, tense, heartstopping novel of modern warfare, where the stakes are high and the price is life in the tradition of le Carre's Absolute Friends

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 Read reviewLas Vegas For Vegans

Las Vegas For Vegans

A.S. Patric

A. S. Patric's characters are searching for possibilities, truth and lies, the revelations of shadows, and the strange light that shines between tall buildings. Las Vegas for Vegans is original, assured, beautiful storytelling of...

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Get Well Soon!: My (Un)Brilliant Career as a Nurse

Get Well Soon!: My (Un)Brilliant Career as a Nurse

Kristy Chambers

My quest for a career started early, when I was four years old and gave myself a haircut to see if I liked that sort of thing. I liked it plenty, but my mother did not.

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Gough Whitlam: His Time

Gough Whitlam: His Time

Jenny Hocking

This is the much - anticipated second volume of former Labor Prime Minister Gough Whitlam's biography. In the first volume acclaimed biographer Jenny Hocking illuminated Whitlam's path to power, and here she recreates the...

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The Burial

The Burial

Courtney Collins

A breathtakingly brilliant debut novel in the tradition of Cormac McCarthy - inspired by Australia's last bushranger, young woman Jessie Hickman.

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Speechless: A Year in My Father's Business

Speechless: A Year in My Father’s Business

James Button

Working for Rudd, James paints a colourful picture of the machinations of government, and shows how far the party has moved from the idealism and pragmatism of his father's generation. He ends on a note of hope for the Party's...

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The Inheritance of Ivorie Hammer

The Inheritance of Ivorie Hammer

Edwina Preston

A murder mystery and comedy of manners that is never what it seems

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Elyne Mitchell: A Daughter Remembers

Elyne Mitchell: A Daughter Remembers

Honor Auchinleck

In 1958, Elyne Mitchell's The Silver Brumby was published to acclaim and quickly became a much - loved classic of Australian children's literature. Now, for the centenary of Elyne's birth, her daughter Honor Auchinleck tells the...

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 Read reviewFishing for Tigers

Fishing for Tigers

Emily Maguire

Six years ago, Mischa Reese left her abusive husband and suffocating life in California and reinvented herself in steamy, chaotic Hanoi. In Vietnam, she finds satisfying work and enjoys a life of relative luxury and personal...

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 Read reviewGaysia: Adventures in the Queer East

Gaysia: Adventures in the Queer East

Benjamin Law

Benjamin Law considers himself pretty lucky to live in Australia: he can hold his boyfriend's hand in public and lobby his politicians to recognise same-sex marriage. But as the child of migrants, he's also curious about how...

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 Special price Read reviewHannah and Emil

Hannah and Emil

Belinda Castles

Compelling, heart-breaking and life-affirming, this is a story of great love and courage in desperate times. Emil and Hannah live their lives amid the turmoil of 20th-century history. Emil, a German veteran of the Great War, has...

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Batavia

Batavia

Peter FitzSimons

It is no surprise that the barbarity and evil that came in the wake of the wreck of the Batavia has inspired books, radio and TV documentaries, plays and an opera. Lust, jealously, greed, madness, deception, rape, murder - all the...

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 Read reviewThe Midnight Promise: A Detective's Story in Ten Cases

The Midnight Promise: A Detective’s Story in Ten Cases

Zane Lovitt

In each of these ten delicious stories Zane Lovitt presents an intriguing investigation filled with humour and complex, beautifully observed characters. At their centre is John Dorn, solving not so much crimes as funny human...

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 Read reviewAutumn Laing

Autumn Laing

Alex Miller

Autumn Laing has long outlived the legendary circle of artists she cultivated in the 1930s. Now 'old and skeleton gaunt', she reflects on her tumultuous relationship with the abundantly talented Pat Donlon and the effect it had on...

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In the Company of Strangers

In the Company of Strangers

Liz Byrski

Ruby and Cat's friendship was forged on an English dockside over sixty years ago when, both fearful, they boarded a ship bound for Australia. It was a friendship that was supposed to last a lifetime but when news of Cat's death...

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Toyo: A Memoir

Toyo: A Memoir

Lily Chan

Toyo learned to ask nothing, to wait and count the days. But they passed and passed and still the doorway remained empty of his deep voice, calling out her name. Toyo is the story of a remarkable woman, a vivid picture of Japan...

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Eat My Words: A Memoir of Politics, Pig-outs and Pickles

Eat My Words: A Memoir of Politics, Pig-outs and Pickles

Mungo MacCallum

Mungo MacCallum started eating at an early age and just got back from lunch. In the meantime he has become one of Australia's wittiest and most incisive political journalists, written for everyone from the Australian Financial...

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 Read reviewBlack Mountain

Black Mountain

Venero Armanno

This book travels from the sulphur mines of early 20th century Sicily to the clubs of post war Paris

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 Read reviewThe Engagement

The Engagement

Chloe Hooper

From the author of the highly acclaimed A Child's Book of True Crime comes a dazzling, intense, and erotic second novel set in an isolated mansion in the country. Liese has an engagement for the weekend: to stay with Alexander,...

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 Read reviewDarkest Little Room

Darkest Little Room

The darkest little room in the world is the human heart, she said at last. Even yours, perhaps, has black secrets that you would never let into the light.

Patricks Hollands haunting new novel arises from his experiences in...

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Mine-field: The Dark Side of Australia's Resource Rush

Mine-field: The Dark Side of Australia’s Resource Rush

Paul Cleary

In Mine-Field, Paul Cleary counts the true human and economic costs of Australia's short-term mineral addiction.

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Blueprints for a Barbed-wire Canoe

Blueprints for a Barbed-wire Canoe

Wayne Macauley

Bram and his fellow residents are drawn by a dream: the promise of a freeway leading to a new suburb north of the city. The houses are built, but the freeway never comes. One by one, the dreamers leave, until only a small,...

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Happy Valley

Happy Valley

Patrick White, Peter Craven

Originally published in 1939, Happy Valley is set in a small country town in the Snowy Mountains. Based on Patrick White's own experiences in the early 1930s as a jackaroo at Bolaro, near Adaminaby in south-eastern New South...

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The Marmalade Files

The Marmalade Files

Steve Lewis, Chris Uhlmann

An imaginative romp through the dark underbelly of politics by two veteran Canberra insiders.When seasoned newshound Harry Dunkley is slipped a compromising photograph one frosty Canberra dawn he knows he's onto something big. In...

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 Read reviewCaravan Story

Caravan Story

Wayne Macauley

A lament but also a call to arms, Caravan Story is a thrilling piece of satire, a compulsively readable, extremely well-wrought Orwellian fable that I believe announces the arrival of Macauley as a major Australian writer, one who...

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The Hum of Concrete

The Hum of Concrete

Anna Solding

Consumed with despair, Palestinian Nassrin walks into the ocean with her baby in her arms. Susanna dares to take a stand against gay-bashers. By starlight, Bodil sees the city from the roof of a church. Estella meets her tough...

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Watching the Climbers on the Mountain

Watching the Climbers on the Mountain

Alex Miller

A novel of passion and brooding suspense, Watching the Climbers on the Mountain is set in the remote Central Highlands of Queensland.

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 Read reviewPolitical Animal: The Making of Tony Abbott

Political Animal: The Making of Tony Abbott

David Marr

Quarterly Essay is a trailblazing Australian journal of politics and culture. Each issue contains a single essay written at a length of about 25,000 words, followed by correspondence on previous essays.

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The Yalda Crossing

The Yalda Crossing

Noel Beddoe

The Yalda Crossing takes this little-known episode in Australia's first-contact history and creates from it a gripping adventure about the desparate battle for land and its dreadful consequences, which live on to this day.

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There Should Be More Dancing

There Should Be More Dancing

Rosalie Ham

From the author of the bestselling novel The Dressmaker. Margery Blandon has led a life of principles. Now she finds herself sitting on the 43rd floor of the Tropic Hotel, preparing to throw herself to her death. She was always a...

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 Read reviewTarcutta Wake

Tarcutta Wake

Josephine Rowe

This collection announces the arrival of an exciting new talent in Australian fiction In short vignettes and longer stories, Rowe explores the idea of things that are left behind: souvenirs and scars, or memories, values and...

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 Read reviewBlood

Blood

Tony Birch

From the much-loved author of Shadowboxing comes a stunning debut novel in the tradition of Honey Brown, Chris Wommersley, and Kenneth Cook's Wake in Fright . If there's one thing Jesse knows when he sees it, it's trouble.

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After

After

Morris Gleitzman

In the fourth part of Felix's story, continuing his adventures in World War Two, he faces perhaps his greatest challenge - to find hope when he's lost almost everything, including his parents. As Europe goes through the final...

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 Read reviewFloundering

Floundering

Romy Ash

Tom and Jordy have been living with their gran since the day their mother, Loretta, left them on her doorstep and disappeared. Now Loretta's returned, and she wants her boys back. Tom and Jordy hit the road with Loretta in her...

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 Special price Read reviewThe Meaning of Grace

The Meaning of Grace

Deborah Forster

Grace Fisher, mother of three, one day decides her husband is a sore disappointment and moves the family from Melbourne to a coastal village in Victoria. But Ian's slow dissolution on the couch masked a depression that will harrow...

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 Read reviewRunning Dogs

Running Dogs

Ruby J. Murray

Jakarta, 1997, and the city is on the verge of a revolution. Even the Jordan children - Petra, Isaak, Kristina, and Paul - can feel it coming, shaking the edges of their privileged, protected expat world.

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 Read reviewPilgrimage

Pilgrimage

Jacinta Halloran

At forty-nine, Celeste has left behind the religion of her childhood, but her mother, Patricia, remains a devout Catholic. When Patricia is diagnosed with a terminal illness, Celeste reluctantly agrees to accompany her mother and...

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 Read reviewDarkness on the Edge of Town

Darkness on the Edge of Town

Jessie Cole

Vincent is nearly forty years old, with little to show for his life except his precious sixteen-year-old daughter, Gemma: sensitive, insightful and wise beyond her years. When a stranger crashes her car outside Vincent and Gemma's...

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The Architecture of Song

The Architecture of Song

Gary Crew

An astonishingly original novel for adults from the multi award-winning children's author, Gary Crew 'I lived many lives beneath that piano ...I heard ten thousand stories in that space. There I was privileged to observe, to...

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 Read reviewThe Oldest Song in the World

The Oldest Song in the World

Sue Woolfe

Kate, a lonely city woman and reluctant student, is asked by her teachers to travel to the middle of the Australian desert to record a dying Aboriginal woman singing an ancient song. She accepts because she believes that she might...

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The Daughters of Mars

The Daughters of Mars

Tom Keneally

In 1915 sisters Naomi and Sally Durance answer a call for nurses to join the war effort. They are escaping the family dairy farm in the Macleay Valley, and they carry a secret with them. Soon they are in Egypt, where they are put...

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A Premier's State

A Premier’s State

Steve Bracks, Ellen Whinnett

In May 1994, while I was going through pre - selection for the seat of Williamstown, I sat down at my desk at home and I wrote a note. I was thirty - nine years old and in that note I mapped out what I hoped would happen in my...

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Mateship with Birds

Mateship with Birds

Carrie Tiffany

On the outskirts of an Australian country town in the 1950s, a lonely farmer trains his binoculars on a family of kookaburras that roost in a tree near his house. Harry observes the kookaburras through a year of feast, famine,...

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 Read reviewThe Cartographer

The Cartographer

Peter Twohig

Set in Melbourne in the 1950s, a 11-year-old boy witnesses a murder when he is spying through a window of a strange house.

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 Read reviewMemory Of Salt

Memory Of Salt

Alis father is a Turkish circus musician performing in Kabul when Alis mother, a young pediatrician from Melbourne, meets him in a bar. He plays the trumpet, the saz, the flute, hears voices that urge him to violence, sees angels...

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The Stories That Changed Australia: 50 Years of Four Corners

The Stories That Changed Australia: 50 Years of Four Corners

Sally Neighbour

A landmark book written by household names in journalism, among them Kerry O'Brien, Chris Masters and Caroline Jones, this is the first book from FOUR CORNERS in 26 years and will be the must-have book for Fathers Day. In the...

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 Read reviewMy Hundred Lovers

My Hundred Lovers

Susan Johnson

Lyrical and enigmatic, sensual and elegiac, My Hundred Lovers tells the history of one woman through her sensual and sexual experiences and relationships. A woman, on the eve of her sixtieth birthday, looks back on her story of...

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 Read reviewThe Mountain

The Mountain

Drusilla Modjeska

An Oxford ethnologist, Leonard, travels to Papua in 1968 with his young Dutch wife, Rika, to take up a post at the university, and to further his research by filming the local Papuans in a remote village. Conservative and...

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 Read reviewLove and Hunger: Thoughts on the Gift of Food

Love and Hunger: Thoughts on the Gift of Food

Charlotte Wood

'What's important is the fact of eating together - the gathering at the table, the conviviality.' Love & Hunger is a distillation of everything Charlotte Wood has learned over more than twenty years about cooking and the pleasures...

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 Read reviewThe Rest is Weight

The Rest is Weight

Jennifer Mills

The award-winning stories in The Rest is Weight reflect Mills' years in Central Australia, as well as her travels to Mexico, Russia and China. The collection displays a confident diversity of narrative voices and a brevity in...

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 Read reviewBlackwattle Creek

Blackwattle Creek

Geoffrey McGeachin

WON THE NED KELLY AWARD FOR BEST CRIME FICTION 2013It's September 1957, two days before the VFL grand final, and Detective Sergeant Charlie Berlin, former bomber pilot and ex-POW, finally has some time off. But there's...

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Tony Speaks!: The Wisdom of the Abbott...

Tony Speaks!: The Wisdom of the Abbott…

Black Inc

You've seen him wearing speedos, kissing babies, driving a mining truck and chatting to his flock. But who is the real Tony Abbott? As the Bible says, by his words you shall know him.

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 Read reviewEleven Seasons

Eleven Seasons

Paul D. Carter

The Australian /Vogel's Literary Award winner 2012. GOLD COAST, 1991. The bottom has fallen out of Jason's life; he's now a high-school dropout, tired and wasted on the Gold Coast, with an explosive family secret still ringing in...

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 Read reviewLeft Turn: Political Essays for the New Left

Left Turn: Political Essays for the New Left

Antony Loewenstein, Jeff Sparrow

Left Turn shows why the Left should be taken seriously. It is neither a policy document for a political party or a comprehensive list of ways to improve Australia. The essays are passionate, relevant, radical, controversial and...

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 Read reviewWelcome to Normal

Welcome to Normal

Nick Earls

This collection of stories showcase the calibre and versatility of Nick Earls at his perceptive best. An Australian wine - maker tries to crack the Taiwanese market. Two holiday - makers in Spain decide to tell a lie about each...

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 Read reviewSweet Old World

Sweet Old World

Deborah Robertson

'He goes down the stairs, singing Johnny Cash. It's a song about a man who's fallen real low, but he's not low, he's forty-three years old today, there's still time. You never know what is waiting, you just never know. This...

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No Sex in the City

No Sex in the City

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Twenty-eight-year old Esma has a Masters in human resources management, her own investment property, is well-travelled, has excellent taste in music, watches the ABC news, has The Guardian saved as an application on her iPhone,...

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The Australian Moment: How We Were Made for These Times

The Australian Moment: How We Were Made for These Times

George Megalogenis

Australians are generally uncomfortable in the global spotlight - outside of sports stadiums. But after seeing us negotiate the Asian financial crisis, the tech wreck and the Global Financial Crisis that bred the Great Recession,...

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The Italian Girl

The Italian Girl

Rebecca Huntley

A true story of love, loss and mothers and daughters across generations. In 2001 Rebecca Huntley's maternal grandmother; her Italian nonna &; died.

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 Read reviewThe Light Between Oceans

The Light Between Oceans

M. L. Stedman

A boat washes up on the shore of a remote lighthouse keeper's island. It holds a dead man - and a crying baby. The only two islanders, Tom and his wife Izzy, are about to make a devastating decision. They break the rules and...

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