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
Jay Gatsby is a self-made man, famed for his decadent champagne-drenched parties. Despite being surrounded by Long Island's bright and beautiful, he longs only for Daisy Buchanan.
'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 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...
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.
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...
Black Tide is the second of Peter Temple's Jack Irish thrillers and was first published in 1999. Jack Irish - lawyer, gambler, part-time cabinetmaker, finder of missing people - is recovering from a foray into the criminal...
Now a major film by David Cronenberg, starring Robert Pattinson.
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...
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Film tie-in edition to the SUNDAY TIMES bestseller.
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.
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?
Inspirational, dramatic and extraordinary - the autobiography of a Somalian nomad circumcised at 5, sold in marriage at 13, who became an American model and is now at the young age of 30, the UN spokeswoman against circumcision
'I'll come back for you later. I promise.'
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...
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...
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...
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...
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