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Woodpecker Point & Other Stories
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Woodpecker Point & Other Stories

Carmel Bird

This collection of short stories about everyday life hint at the ominous as they skate a fine line between the mundane and the fantastic and familiar images become startling icons. The author has also written Dear Writer and a...

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Across the Water
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Across the Water

Ingrid Alexandra

Secrets can pull you under...

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Man in Armour
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Man in Armour

Siobhan McKenna

How much money is enough? How powerful do you want to be? And what price will it extract from you?     

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Elizabeth Costello
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Elizabeth Costello

J. M. Coetzee, Melinda Harvey

Continuing Text's re-release of J.M. Coetzee's revered works with stylish new covers, Elizabeth Costello is a modern classic by the great the great Nobel Prize winner accompanied by introduction from one of Australia's foremost...

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Loner

Georgina Young

A sharp and unlikely coming-of-age debut novel from Australia's Sally Rooney.     

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The Last Migration

Charlotte McConaghy

Franny Stone is determined to go to the end of the earth, following the last of the Arctic terns on what may be their final migration to Antarctica.As animal populations plummet and commercial fishing faces prohibition, Franny...

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 Read reviewThe Labyrinth
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The Labyrinth

Amanda Lohrey

A moving tale of grief, community and the possibility of starting over, by an award-winning Australian author.     

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 Read reviewKokomo
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Kokomo

Victoria Hannan

Winner of the 2019 Victorian Premier's Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript. Both tender and fierce, heartbreaking and funny, Kokomo is a story about how secrets and love have the power to bring us together and tear us...

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 Read reviewFlyaway
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Flyaway

Kathleen Jennings

A captivating debut novel that transforms the familiar Australian landscape into a place of monsters and magic, cruelty and fear.     

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Dirt Music
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Dirt Music

Tim Winton

Shortlisted for the 2002 Booker Prize, Dirt Music is a captivating novel about the possibility and power of love.

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The Women's Pages
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The Women’s Pages

Victoria Purman

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Broken Rules and Other Stories
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Broken Rules and Other Stories

Barry Lee Thompson

These awards-listed, interlinked stories vividly capture the small, rarely spoken moments of our lives that reverberate with meaning, with darkness and with light

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The Collaborator
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The Collaborator

Diane Armstrong

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The Fogging

Luke Horton

A compelling tale of the slow disintegration of a relationship and the unravelling of a man.

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 Read reviewA Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing
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A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing

Jessie Tu

Jena Lin plays the violin. She was once a child prodigy and now uses sex to fill the void left by fame. She's struggling a little. Her professional life comprises rehearsals, concerts, auditions and relentless practice; her...

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Finding Eadie
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Finding Eadie

Caroline Beecham

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The Glad Shout

Alice Robinson

The Glad Shout is an extraordinary novel of rare depth and texture. Told in a starkly visual and compelling narrative, this is a deeply moving homage to motherhood and the struggles faced by women in difficult times. ...

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The Silk House
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The Silk House

Kayte Nunn

Weaving. Healing. Haunting. The spellbinding story of a mysterious boarding school sheltering a centuries-old secret

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 Read reviewDolores
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Dolores

Lauren Aimee Curtis

On a hot day in late June, a young girl kneels outside a convent, then falls on her face. When the nuns take her in, they name her Dolores.    

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Better Luck Next Time
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Better Luck Next Time

Kate Hilton

It isn't easy being related to a feminist icon, especially when she's celebrating the greatest moment of her storied career. Just ask the daughters of Lydia Hennessey, who could have it all if only they'd stop...

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The Spill

Imbi Neeme

In 1982, a car overturns on a remote West Australian road. Nobody is hurt, but the impact is felt for decades.

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The Cake Maker's Wish
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The Cake Maker’s Wish

Josephine Moon

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On a Barbarous Coast
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On a Barbarous Coast

Craig Cormick, Harold Ludwick

Fierce, intriguing and thoughtful, On a Barbarous Coast is the story of a past and future that might have been.    

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 Read reviewThe Rain Heron
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The Rain Heron

Robbie Arnott

From a 2019 Sydney Morning Herald Young Novelist of the Year and the author of the highly praised novel Flames comes another beguiling, transformative work of fiction confirming Robbie Arnott as one of Australia's most exciting...

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 Read reviewRise & Shine
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Rise & Shine

Patrick Allington

Each morning, the last humans start their day with graphic footage from the front. This is what sustains them - literally.

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Love, Death, Chariot of Fire
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Love, Death, Chariot of Fire

Winton Higgins

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Smart Ovens for Lonely People
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Smart Ovens for Lonely People

Elizabeth Tan

Conspiracies, memes, and therapies of various efficacy underpin this beguiling short-story collection from Elizabeth Tan.

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The Application of Pressure
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The Application of Pressure

Rachael Mead

Masterfully written, The Application of Pressure is a breathtaking and deeply human debut novel that reveals not only the trauma of a life lived on the frontline of medicine, but also the essential, binding friendships that make...

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Bait and Switch & Other Stories
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Bait and Switch & Other Stories

Ashley Sievwright

Eight stories of love, friendship, and indifference.    

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The Ex
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The Ex

Nicola Moriarty

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In the Time of Foxes

Jo Lennan

With an exhilarating span of people and places, In the Time of Foxes shows the short story collection at its most entertaining and rewarding, and introduces Jo Lennan as an irresistible new storyteller.

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Clapperland
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Clapperland

Terry Aulich

Can an evangelical pastor and former football star, Tommy Rayfinger make it to the top of Australian politics?

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The Shelly Bay Ladies Swimming Circle
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The Shelly Bay Ladies Swimming Circle

Sophie Green

An irresistibly uplifting story about finding joy and friendship, from the author of The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club

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 Read reviewFlames
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Flames

Robbie Arnott

The highly praised debut from Tasmanian author Robbie Arnott, now in a beautiful B-format edition. Released ahead of Arnott's second novel, coming mid-2020.

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Night Lessons in Little Jerusalem
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Night Lessons in Little Jerusalem

Rick Held

A powerful debut novel based on a true story for those who loved The Tattoist of Auschwitz and All the Light We Cannot See

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The Rosie Result
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The Rosie Result

Graeme Simsion

The #1 Australian bestselling final novel in the Rosie trilogy that charmed the world, now in a new, competitively priced edition

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The Things She Owned
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The Things She Owned

Katherine Tamiko Arguile

Beautiful and mysterious, The Things She Owned explores the complexity of lives lived between cultures, the weight of crossgenerational trauma, and a mother and daughter on a tortuous path to forgiveness.

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Ghost Species
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Ghost Species

James Bradley

An exquisitely beautiful and deeply affecting exploration of connection and loss in an age of planetary trauma.

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The Secret Life of Shirley Sullivan
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The Secret Life of Shirley Sullivan

Lisa Ireland

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HRT: Husband Replacement Therapy
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HRT: Husband Replacement Therapy

Kathy Lette

What do you do when you're told you've got terminal cancer at 50? Take up crochet, get religion and bow out gracefully? Or upend your life and spend every remaining minute exploring new pleasures?

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The Drop-Off
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The Drop-Off

Fiona Harris, Mike McLeish

At Baytree Primary, it's the adults who are behaving like children...

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A Treacherous Country
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A Treacherous Country

K.M. Kruimink

Winner of the 2020 The Australian/Vogel’s Literary AwardSet in the 1800s, Gabriel Fox is newly arrived to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) from England. Drawn by the promise of his...

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The Hollow Bones
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The Hollow Bones

Leah Kaminsky

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A Lifetime of Impossible Days
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A Lifetime of Impossible Days

Tabitha Bird

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The Imperfects
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The Imperfects

Amy Meyerson

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The Silence
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The Silence

Susan Allott

It is 1997, and in a basement flat in Hackney Isla Green is awakened by a call in the middle of the night: her father, phoning from Sydney.

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Inheritance of Secrets
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Inheritance of Secrets

Sonya Bates

Kate Furnivall meets Caroline Overington in a gripping, page-turning mystery.  

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Something to Talk About (Rose Hill, #2)
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Something to Talk About (Rose Hill, #2)

Rachael Johns

Blurbs coming soon

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