World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
It began with rumours from China about another pandemic. Then the cases started to multiply and what had looked like the stirrings of a criminal underclass, even the beginnings of a revolution, soon revealed itself to be much,...
The Great Gatsby
This volume is part of the Cambridge Literature series of literary texts edited for study by students aged 14-18 in English-speaking classrooms. The series should provide school students with a range of edited texts taken from a...
'R' is a zombie. He has no name, no memories, and no pulse, but he has dreams. He is a little different from his fellow Dead. Amongst the ruins of an abandoned city, R meets a girl. Her name is Julie and she is the opposite of...
The Wolf of Wall Street
From the binge that sank a 170-foot motor yacht, crashed a Gulfstream jet, and ran up a $700,000 hotel tab; to the wife and kids who waited for him at home; and the fast-talking, hard-partying young stockbrokers who called him...
The Silver Linings Playbook
Now a major film starring Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro
Part-time environmentalist and philanthropist Ben and his ex-mercenary buddy Chon run a Laguna Beach-based marijuana operation, reaping significant profits from their loyal clientele. In the past when their turf was challenged,...
Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History
Militant students stormed the American embassy and held sixty Americans captive for a gruelling 444 days. But until now the CIA has never revealed the twist to the Iran Hostage Crisis: six Americans escaped. Mendez came up with an...
Follows the fortunes of Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackman), an escaped convict determined to put his criminal past behind him. But his attempts to become a respected member of the community are constantly put under threat: by his own...
Life of Pi
The beloved and bestselling novel and winner of the Booker Prize, Life of Pi, now in a trade paperback edition with cover art from the major motion picture directed by Ang Lee, set for release in December 2012
Anna Karenina seems to have everything - beauty, wealth, popularity and an adored son. But she feels that her life is empty until the moment she encounters the impetuous officer Count Vronsky. Their subsequent affair scandalizes...
The film tie-in edition of David Mitchell's prize-winning novel. The film, released internationally in 2012, stars Tom Hanks, Susan Sarandon, Halle Berry, Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant and Jim Broadbent.
Bilbo Baggins has taken his place among the ranks of the immortals of children's fiction. Written by Professor Tolkien for his own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when published.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
A powerful and perceptive coming-of-age story, in the tradition of The Catcher in the Rye, from a talented young filmmaker, screenwriter and novelist.
A mesmeric tour de force of character rendered with DeLillo's typical stylistic brilliance, intelligence and wit becomes a warning for the global future.
On the Road
Sal Paradise, young and innocent, joins the slightly crazed Dean Moriarty on a breathless, exuberant ride back and forth across the United States. Their hedonistic search for release or fulfilment through drink, sex, drugs and...
The Dark Knight Rises Poster Book
A full colour poster book with action packed posters from the blockbuster movie The Dark Knight Rises.
Bad Debts was originally published in 1996 and won the Ned Kelly Award for Best First Novel. Peter Temple went on to win the Miles Franklin Award in 2010 for Truth as well many other awards and accolades both in Australia and...
Jack Irish returns in the fast-paced sequel to Bad Debts, where blood is not always thicker than water
My Week with Marilyn
Now a major film, starring Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne and Kenneth Branagh. This edition combines Colin Clark's acclaimed The Prince, the Showgirl and Me and My Week with Marilyn.
Now a major film by David Cronenberg, starring Robert Pattinson.
Is falling in love the beginning... Or the end? In Ethan Wate's hometown there lies the darkest of secrets. There is a girl. Slowly, she pulled the hood from her head. Green eyes, black hair. Lena Duchannes. There is a curse. On...
Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemical Romance
Lloyd from Leith has a transfiguring passion for the unhappily married Heather. Together they explore the true nature of house music and chemical romance. Will their ardour fizzle and die or will it ignite and blaze like a...
Roger Brown has it all: Norway's most successful headhunter, he is married to a beautiful gallery owner and owns a magnificent house. But he's also a highly accomplished art thief.
The Hunger Games
The astonishing bestseller is now a major motion picture. Here is the novel with new movie artwork on the cover. Set in a dark vision of the near future, a terrifying reality TV show is taking place. Twelve boys and twelve girls...
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Film tie-in edition to the SUNDAY TIMES bestseller.
In this haunting fable about the dangers of destroying our forests and woodlands, the long-suffering Lorax struggles to save all the Truffula Trees from the wicked Once-ler's axe.
A Dangerous Method: The Story of Jung, Freud and Sabina Spielrein
In spring 2012, legendary director David Cronenberg unites Viggo Mortensen, Kiera Knightley and Michael Fassbender in a heavyweight Hollywood film already tipped for Oscar success.
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Enticed by advertisements for a newly restored palatial hotel and filled with visions of a life of leisure, and mango juice in their gin, a group of very different people leave England to begin a new life in India. On arrival they...
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Orphan, clock keeper and thief, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station. He desperately believes a broken automato will make his dreams come true. But when his world collides with an eccentric girl and a...
A descendant of one of Hawaii's largest landowners, Matt King finds his luck changed when his wife Joanie falls into a coma, victim of a boating accident. Matt is left in sole charge of his two daughters, teenage ex-model and...
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Tie-in to major U.S. Columbia Pictures/Sony production starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara, directed by David Fincher.
We Bought a Zoo: the Amazing True Story of a Broken-down Zoo, and the 200 Animals That Changed a Family Forever
A film tie-in edition to 20th Century Fox's film adaptation of the heart-warming international bestseller starring Scarlett Johansson and Matt Damon and directed by Oscar-winning director Cameron Crowe.
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Now a major film starring Gary Oldman and Colin Firth.
The Art of the Adventures of Tintin
An incredible visual insight into one of the most eagerly anticipated films of 2011.
In the deadly chaos of the First World War, one horse witnesses the reality of battle from both sides of the trenches.
The Hugo Movie Companion
Brian Selznick takes readers on an intimate tour of the movie-making process as his award-winning book, THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET, is turned into a 3-D major motion picture by Academy Award-winning director, Martin Scorsese....
The Rum Diary
The sultry classic of a journalist's sordid life in Puerto Rico
We Need to Talk About Kevin
That neither nature nor nurture bears exclusive responsibility for a child's character is self-evident. But generalizations about genes are likely to provide cold comfort if it's your own child who just opened fire on his feellow...
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
You need know absolutely nothing about baseball to appreciate the wit, snap, economy . . . and incisiveness of [Moneyball]. Lewis has hit another one out of the park. Janet Maslin, New York Times
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer
Judy's big plans for the summer seem ruined when two of her best friends go away, and then her parents leave her and Stink with Aunt Opal, but a new thrill-a-delic plan has her racing toward fun.
When he hears her favourite Beatles song, Toru Watanabe recalls his first love Naoko, the girlfriend of his best friend Kizuki. Immediately he is transported back almost twenty years to his student days in Tokyo, adrift in a world...
An unnamed man, M, arrives at a remote house on the fringe of a vast wilderness and soon disappears into a world of silence and stillness. His one mission: to find the last thylacine, the fabled Tasmanian tiger. She is said to...
Oranges and Sunshine: Empty Cradles
In 1986 Margaret Humphreys, a Nottingham social worker, investigated a woman's claim that, aged four, she had been put on a boat to Australia by the British government. At first incredulous, Margaret discovered that this was just...
The Whistleblower: Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors, and One Woman’s Fight for Justice
Assigned as a human rights investigator by DynCorp International to support the UN peacekeeping mission in Bosnia, Bolkovac uncovered the ugly truth about officers involved in human trafficking and forced prostitution. This is her...
Water for Elephants
When Jacob Jankowski, recently orphaned and suddenly adrift, jumps onto a passing train, he enters a world of freaks, swindlers and misfits in a second-rate circus struggling to survive during the Great Depression. A veterinary...
Imagine a drug that made your brain function to its full potential. Eddie Spinola comes across such a pill: MDT-48 - a sort of Viagra for the brain. But while its benefits materialise quickly, so do certain unwelcome side-effects....
Soon to be a major motion picture, Something Borrowed, based on Giffin's #1 New York Times -bestselling debut novel, stars Kate Hudson ( Almost Famous ), Gennifer Goodwin ( Big Love ), and John Krasinski ( The Office ) and is...
A 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.
The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary
Behind every film there's a good book, and the Wimpy Kid Movie Diary is no exception. Jam-packed with colour stills from the film, Jeff Kinney takes us on his own personal journey of discovery. From casting, to location scouting,...
The King’s Speech
How an unknown Australian speech therapist saved the British royal family by helping the Duke of York overcome a serious speech impediment.
The new Coen brothers' film, starring Matt Damon and Jeff Bridges, in cinemas from February 2011
The Long Walk: The Story That Inspired the Major Motion Picture: The Way Back
Slavomir Rawicz was a young Polish cavalry officer. On 19th November 1939, he was arrested by the Russians and after brutal interrogation he was sentenced to 25 years in the Gulags. After a three month journey to Siberia in the...
Barney’s Version: A Novel
Before his brain began to shrink, Barney Panofsky clung to two cher-ished beliefs. Life was absurd, and nobody ever truly understood any-body else. Even his friends tend to agree that Barney is 'a wife-abuser, an intellectual...
Tamara Drewe has transformed herself. Plastic surgery, a different wardrobe, a smouldering look, have given her confidence and a new and thrilling power to attract, which she uses recklessly. Often just for the fun of it. People...
127 Hours: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
A day-by-day account of Aron Ralston's unforgettable survival story - his terrible accident, self-amputation, rescue and recovery.
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
In a vase in a closet, a couple of years after his father died in 9/11, nine-year-old Oskar discovers a key... The key belonged to his father, he's sure of that. But which of New York's 162 million locks does it open?
I am Number Four
They killed Number One in Malaysia. Number Two in England. And Number Three in Kenya. John Smith is not your average teenager. He regularly moves from small town to small town. He changes his name and identity. He does not put...
Waris Dirie (the name means desert flower) lives a double life -
by day she is a famous model and UN spokeswoman on women's rights
in Africa, at night she dreams of her native Somalia. Waris, one of
12 children, was born into a...
Gullivers Travels Film Tie In
In the course of his famous travels, Gulliver is captured by miniature people who wage war on each other because of religious disagreement over how to crack eggs, is sexually assaulted by giants, visits a floating island, and...
'I'll come back for you later. I promise.'
Amid the harsh landscape of the Ozark Hills, sixteen-year-old Ree is taking care of her mother and two brothers. Her father has put their house up as bail and if he doesn't show up at court it'll be sold from under them. To save...
The locals in the Italian village where he lives call him Signor Farfalla - Mr Butterfly. He is a discreet gentleman who spends his time studying rare butterflies. But Farfalla's real profession is deadly. He considers himself an...
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Harry Potter is preparing to leave the Dursleys and Privet Drive for the last time. But the future that awaits him is full of danger, not only for him, but for anyone close to him - and Harry has already lost so much. Only by...
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest
Film tie-in edition to final installment of phenomenal Millennium Trilogy, now on bestseller lists worldwide and box-office hits throughout Europe.
Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert is in her thirties, she has a husband, a house, they're trying for a baby - and she doesn't want any of it. A bitter divorce and a turbulent love affair later, she emerges battered and bewildered and realizes it...
Tomorrow, When the War Began
Somewhere out there Ellie and her friends are hiding. They're shocked, frightened, alone. Their world has changed, with the speed of a slamming door. They've got no weapons - except courage. They've got no help - except...
Accustomed to working with fading rock stars and minor celebrities, the narrator of this novel jumps at the chance to ghost the memoirs of Britain's former prime minister. But it doesn't take him long to realise he has made a...
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
This year sees the launch of the most exciting Chronicles of Narnia film yet, we publish a beautiful tie-in edition of The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.
Scott Pilgrim vs the World
Scott Pilgrim has two girls on the go.
When Simone's father dies, her mother Dawn is left to raise her and her brothers on her own. As their mother succumbs to sorrow, the children are left floundering in their own unhappiness and loss. But Simone hears her father...
The Girl Who Played with Fire
When a young journalist approaches him with an investigation into sex trafficking, Mikael Blomkvist cannot resist waging war on the powerful men behind this lucrative industry. When the journalist and his girlfriend are found...
The Last Station
For Leo Tolstoy, fame comes at a price. Desperate to find peace, away from his wife, 13 children and the newspapermen, he makes a dramatic flight from home. Set in the tumultuous final year of the count's life, The Last Station...
The Blind Side
Introduces to the reader, one of thirteen children by a crack-addicted mother; who does not know his real name, his father, his birthday or any of the things a child might learn in school. Nor has he ever touched a football. He...
Alice in Wonderland (Book of the Film)
Features 19-year-old Alice, who returns to the whimsical world she first encountered as a young girl, reuniting with her childhood friends: the White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Dormouse, the Caterpillar, the Cheshire...
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief
Look, I didn't want to be a half-blood. I never asked to be the son of a Greek god. I was just a normal kid, going to school, playing basketball, skateboarding. The usual. Until I accidentally vaporized my maths teacher. That's...
Precious: Based on the Novel Push
A story of Precious Jones, a sixteen year old illiterate black girl who has never been out of Harlem.
A Single Man
A novel in which a middle aged professor living in California, is alienated from his students by differences in age and nationality, and from the rest of society by his homosexuality. It explores the depths of the human soul and...
The Men Who Stare at Goats
Now a major film staring George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Spacey and Goat.
Cormac McCarthy's The Road hit the big screen in January 2010.
Post Grad: A Pre-Life Crisis
Ryden Malby had a plan. Step 1: do well in high school, achieving Step 2: a college scholarship. Step 3: limit her beer intake in order to keep said scholarship. Now that she's graduated, it's time for Step 4: moving to LA to land...
The Penguin Complete Sherlock Holmes
Features sixty adventures that pit Sherlock Holmes' extraordinary wits and courage against foreign spies, blackmailers, cultists, petty thieves, murderers, swindlers, policemen (both stupid and clever), and his arch-nemesis...
The Lovely Bones
The international bestseller -- now a film by Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings, Heavenly Creatures).
Cloudy with Chance Meatballs
Life is delicious in the town of Chewandswallow where it rains soup and juice, snows mashed potatoes, and blows storms of hamburgers--until the weather takes a turn for the worse.
Where the Wild Things Are
Presents the story of Max's adventures when he sails away to the land where the wild things. This book is the winner of the Caldecott Medal for the Most Distinguished Picture Book of the Year, 1964.
Bright Star: The Complete Poems and Selected Letters
A collection of John Keats' poems.
Mao’s Last Dancer
The true story of how one moment in time changed the course of a small Chinese boy's life in ways beyond description. One day he would dance with some of the greatest ballet companies of the world. One day he would be a friend to...
The Last Ride
Ten-year-old Chook knows something is wrong when his father, Kev, bundles him into the car in the middle of the night, leaving their friend Max white-faced, silent and covered in blood. The fast-paced and moving story of a man who...
Never Let Me Go
A story of love, friendship and memory, this title is charged throughout with a sense of the fragility of life.
Dragon Fighter: One Woman’s Epic Struggle for Peace with China
Presents the story of Rebiya Kadeer's journey from humble beginnings to her position as a powerful figure fighting for the Uyghurs' self-determination against Chinese domination.
Tie-in edition of the animated feature directed by Henry Selick, director of Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas, with a cast including Teri Hatcher, Ian McShane, Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders and Dakota Fanning
Lea de Lonval is a magnificent and aging courtesan facing the end of her career. She has devoted the last six years to the amorous education of the exquisitely handsome and spoilt Cheri - a playboy half her age. When an...
Gomorrah: Italy’s Other Mafia
The explosive international bestseller
Presents the story of Frank and April Wheeler, a bright, beautiful, and talented couple whose empty suburban life is held together by the dream that greatness is only just round the corner. This title shows how Frank and April...
Let the Right One In
This extraordinary and powerful novel is part horror, part comedy and mostly love story. A moving, affectionate and, at times, grisly portrait of the agony of growing up and finding love, Let the Right One In, may be the most...
Confessions of a Shopaholic
Meet Rebecca Bloomwood. She's a journalist. She spends her working life telling others how to manage their money. She spends her leisure time shopping. She knows she should stop, but she can't. She tries Cutting Back, she tries...
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
Tells the story of a nine-year-old boy called Bruno. And sooner or later the reader arrives with Bruno at a 'fence', which is not meant to be crossed.
What Just Happened?: Bitter Hollywood Tales from the Front Line
Forget everything you've heard about Hollywood. What Just
Happened: Bitter Hollywood Tales from the Front Line is the
real deal. In Art Linson's true and uproarious tale of what it is
to make movies, we get to explore,...
The Dying Animal
David Kepesh, white haired and over sixty, is an eminent TV culture critic and star lecturer at a New York college. He meets Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student of twenty-four, who promptly puts his life into erotic...
Features the post-apartheid culture in South Africa. This book examines the sexual and political lawlines of modern South Africa as it tries desperately to start a fresh page in its history.
Wake in Fright
A young teacher, John Grant, arrives in a rough outback mining town planning to stay overnight. He decides to go into a smoky, crowded pub. In the company of shadowy strangers, one night stretches to five, in which he discovers...
An account of the deaths of five television reporters who were killed by the Indonesian military as they filmed the advance of Indonesian troops into East Timor in 1975. Jolliffe argues that the Australian government was aware of...
The Secret Life of Bees
Living on a peach farm in South Carolina with her father, she has only one friend: Rosaleen, a black servant whose sharp exterior hides a tender heart. South Carolina in the sixties is a place where segregation is still considered...
Exceptional graphic artwork brings to life the story of the Watchmen as they race against time to find a killer, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.
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