MWF Bestselling Books 2009
Things We Didn’t See Coming
It's the anxious eve of the millennium. The car is packed to capacity, and as midnight approaches, a family flees the city in a fit of panic, paranoid and conflicting emotions. The ensuing journey spans decades and offers a...
The Bee Hut: Poems 2001-2008
Known for her passionate, sensual and edgy poetry, Dorothy Porter was one of Australia's truly original writers. She was twice short-listed for Australia's premier literary award, the Miles Franklin, and her verse novel The...
Guilt About the Past
Guilt is essential reading for anyone wanting to understand how events of the past can affect a nation's future. Written in Bernhard Schlink's eloquent but accessible style, it taps in to worldwide interest in the aftermath of war...
A novel about a writer exploring loss, survival, friendship and love. An emotional narrative of a woman's life choices.
The House of Wittgenstein: A Family At War
The Wittgenstein family was one of the richest, most talented
and most eccentric in European history. Karl Wittgenstein, who ran
away from home as a wayward and rebellious youth, returned to his
native Vienna to make a fortune...
Lt Daniel Rooke, a young astronomer, sails on the First Fleet to a land waiting for scientific discovery. But his attention soon shifts from the stars to Tagaran, an Aboriginal child who begins to teach him her language. As words...
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