Big Weekend of Books 2022

Cult Classic

Cult Classic

Sloane Crosley

A smart, sharp and hugely entertaining tale of luck and love, Cult Classic asks: is it possible to have a happy ending in an age when the past is ever at your fingertips and sanity is for sale?

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 Read reviewNina Simone's Gum: A Memoir of Things Lost and Found

Nina Simone’s Gum: A Memoir of Things Lost and Found

Warren Ellis

From award-winning musician and composer Warren Ellis comes the unexpected and inspiring story of a piece of chewing gum. Featuring an introduction from Nick Cave.

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Apeirogon

Apeirogon

Colum McCann

How do we continue living once we have lost our reason to live?

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Ways of Seeing

Ways of Seeing

John Berger

Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak. But, there is also another sense in which seeing comes before words. It is seeing which establishes our place in the surrounding world. The relation...

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 Read reviewSecrets of Happiness

Secrets of Happiness

Joan Silber

A tightly plotted, brilliantly executed account of two families whose lives intersect in unexpected ways.

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Improvement

Improvement

Joan Silber

A bold and piercing novel about a young single mother, her eccentric aunt and the decisions they make that have unexpected implications for the world around them.

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Jesustown

Jesustown

Paul Daley

From award-winning journalist Paul Daley comes a gripping multi-generational saga about Australian frontier violence and cultural theft that will capture the national imagination.

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Strangers I Know

Strangers I Know

Claudia Durastanti, Elizabeth Harris

A bold, contemporary and urgent novel from a renowned Italian writer that examines silence in different forms, immigration, family and social class.

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The Settlement

The Settlement

Jock Serong

A career-defining masterpiece by internationally award-winning Australian storyteller Jock Serong

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The Wok: Recipes and Techniques

The Wok: Recipes and Techniques

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt

The obsessive mastermind behind one of the decade's best-selling cookbooks returns with the definitive English-language guide to the science and technique of cooking in a wok

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The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science

The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt

A grand tour of the science of cooking explored through popular dishes.

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Family: New vegetable classics to comfort and nourish

Family: New vegetable classics to comfort and nourish

Hetty Lui McKinnon

Veggies and family favourites take a starring role in this new collection of crowd-pleasing meals, simple sweets and family stories from Hetty McKinnon.

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Neighbourhood

Neighbourhood

Hetty Lui McKinnon

The second delicious collection of salads (and sweets!) from indie favourite Hetty McKinnon.

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To Asia, with Love

To Asia, with Love

Hetty Lui McKinnon

Bestselling author Hetty McKinnon's love letter to Asian food, including more than 80 vegetarian recipes with a modern twist.    

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Community: New Edition

Community: New Edition

Hetty Lui McKinnon

In this new edition of the much-loved Community, Hetty McKinnon shares new recipes and reader stories - with accompanying interviews and beautiful imagery - to give the book back to the fans who made it such a classic.

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In Praise of Veg

In Praise of Veg

Alice Zaslavsky

A joyous must-have vegetable companion for the vegetarian or simply veg-forward: 'Alice Zaslavsky is a force of

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Russia: Revolution and Civil War 1917-1921

Russia: Revolution and Civil War 1917-1921

Antony Beevor

Beevor's biggest book yet - The dramatic story of Russia's revolution and civil war, from Antony Beevor, the bestselling historian and author of the classic Stalingrad.

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So You Think You Know What's Good for You?

So You Think You Know What’s Good for You?

Dr Norman Swan

Informative, accessible and easy to understand, So You Think You Know What's Good for You? has everything you need to know about health and wellbeing, delivered with Dr Norman Swan's trademark clarity and wit.

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So You Want to Live Younger Longer?

So You Want to Live Younger Longer?

Norman Swan

The ultimate guide on what you can do at any age to stay young and healthy longer, from Australia's trusted, straight-talking doctor and broadcaster, Dr Norman Swan, bestselling author of So You Think You Know What's Good for...

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 Read reviewDevotion

Devotion

Hannah Kent

Hannah Kent's long-awaited novel demonstrates her sublime ability with language that creates an immersive, transformative experience for the reader. Devotion is a book to savour.

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 Read reviewThe Good People

The Good People

Hannah Kent

In the year 1825, in a remote valley lying between the mountains of south-west Ireland, near the Flesk river of Killarney, three women are brought together by strange and troubling events.

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Burial Rites

Burial Rites

Hannah Kent

Based on a true story, Burial Rites is a deeply moving novel about freedom and the ways we will risk everything for love. In beautiful, cut-glass prose, Hannah Kent portrays Iceland's formidable landscape, and...

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Lying Beside You

Lying Beside You

Michael Robotham

Two missing women. One witness. So many lies.The brand-new thriller by the number-one bestselling and award-winning master of crime

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This All Come Back Now: An Anthology of First Nations Speculative Fiction

This All Come Back Now: An Anthology of First Nations Speculative Fiction

Mykaela Saunders

A world-first collection of blackfella speculative fiction from well-known and emerging First Nations writers.

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Dirt Town

Dirt Town

Hayley Scrivenor

A powerful and moving crime novel set in rural Australia for fans of Jane Harper's The Dry and Chris Whitaker's We Begin at the End.

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 Read reviewAustraliana

Australiana

Yumna Kassab

One small town, a multitude of stories.

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Dead Letters

Dead Letters

Michael Brissenden

A compulsive thriller that takes up from the seedy streets of Sydney to the corridors of power in Canberra. For readers who love Peter Temple and Michael Connelly.

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Ten Steps to Nanette

Ten Steps to Nanette

Hannah Gadsby

The memoir from Australia's much-loved comedian, Hannah Gadsby, whose stand-up show and self-described swan-song, Nanette, played to sold-out houses in Australia, the UK and the US. Its launch on Netflix, and subsequent Emmy and...

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The Riders

The Riders

Tim Winton

The Riders, the novel that brought Tim Winton his first Booker Prize shortlisting, charts an odyssey across Europe, a transfixing journey through the underworld of every lover's nightmare.

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 Read reviewThe Shepherd's Hut

The Shepherd’s Hut

Tim Winton

The Shepherd's Hut is an exquisite, brutal coming of age novel. It tells the story of Jaxie, a boy on the run from his past, and explores the way love and hate combine to form a young man's beliefs.

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 Read reviewBreath

Breath

Tim Winton

Tim Winton's Breath, winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award, is a story about the wildness of youth and learning to live with its passing.

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Dirt Music

Dirt Music

Tim Winton

'Wonderfully alive, inventive and assured.' The Age Georgie Jutland is a mess. At forty, with her career in ruins, she finds herself stranded in White Point with a fisherman she doesn't love and two kids whose dead mother she can...

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Cloudstreet

Cloudstreet

Tim Winton

From separate catastrophes two rural families flee to the city and find themselves sharing a great, breathing, shuddering joint called Cloudstreet, where they begin their lives again from scratch. For twenty years they roister and...

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Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention

Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention

Johann Hari

Why have we lost our ability to focus? What are the causes? And, most importantly, how do we get it back?

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Rogues: True Stories of Grifters, Killers, Rebels and Crooks

Rogues: True Stories of Grifters, Killers, Rebels and Crooks

Patrick Radden Keefe

From the prize-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Say Nothing and Empire of Pain, twelve enthralling stories of skulduggery and intrigue by one of the most decorated journalists of our time.

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Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

Patrick Radden Keefe

The story of the Sackler dynasty, their company Purdue Pharma, its bestselling drug OxyContin, their immensely generous philanthropy and their involvement in the opioid crisis that has created millions of addicts, even as it...

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Fence: Striking Distance

Fence: Striking Distance

C.S. Pacat, Sarah Rees Brennan, Johanna The Mad

The boys of Kings Row bout with drama, rivalry, and romance in this original YA novel by The New York Times bestselling author Sarah Rees Brennan--inspired by the award-nominated comic series by C.S. Pacat and Johanna The Mad.

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Fence: Disarmed

Fence: Disarmed

C.S. Pacat, Sarah Rees Brennan

The boys of Kings Row head to France with exes, rivalries, and secrets in this original YA novel by New York Times bestselling author Sarah Rees Brennan--inspired by the award-nominated comic series by C.S. Pacat and Johanna The...

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 Read reviewDark Rise

Dark Rise

C.S. Pacat

The first book in a brilliant YA fantasy trilogy from internationally acclaimed Australian author CS Pacat.

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Prince's Gambit (Captive Prince Trilogy, Book 2)

Prince’s Gambit (Captive Prince Trilogy, Book 2)

C.S. Pacat

Damen is a warrior hero to his people, and the rightful heir to the throne of Akielos, but when his half-brother seizes power, Damen is captured, stripped of his identity, and sent to serve the prince of an enemy nation as a...

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Kings Rising (Captive Prince Trilogy, Book 3)

Kings Rising (Captive Prince Trilogy, Book 3)

C.S. Pacat

Book 3 of the Captive Prince trilogy

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Quarterly Essay 85: Not Waving, Drowning

Quarterly Essay 85: Not Waving, Drowning

Sarah Krasnostein

How can we mend Australia's broken mental health system?

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 Read reviewThe Trauma Cleaner

The Trauma Cleaner

Sarah Krasnostein

Before she was a trauma cleaner, Sandra Pankhurst was many things: husband and father, drag queen, gender reassignment patient, sex worker, small businesswoman, trophy wife...

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The Believer: Encounters with Love, Death & Faith

The Believer: Encounters with Love, Death & Faith

Sarah Krasnostein

The second book by the bestselling, award-winning author of The Trauma Cleaner. With her trademark compassion, observational rigour and unique humanity, Sarah Krasnostein takes us into the lives of people who believe in something...

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 Read reviewThe Whitewash

The Whitewash

Siang Lu

Siang Lu's searing debut is a black comedy about the whitewashing of the Asian film industry, told in the form of an oral documentary

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 Read reviewEither/Or

Either/Or

Elif Batuman

A pitch perfect encapsulation of one young woman's quest for self-knowledge, as she travels abroad and tests the limits of her newfound adulthood

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The Jaguar

The Jaguar

Sarah Holland-Batt

A stunning new collection from one of Australia's finest poets - her most impressive work yet.

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 Read reviewDropbear

Dropbear

Evelyn Araluen

This fierce debut from award-winning writer Evelyn Araluen confronts the tropes and iconography of an unreconciled nation with biting satire and lyrical fury.  

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Still Life

Still Life

Sarah Winman

By the bestselling, prize-winning author of When God was a Rabbit and Tin Man, Still Life is a beautiful, big-hearted, richly tapestried story of people brought together by love, war, art, flood... and the ghost of E.M. Forster.

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The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914

The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914

Christopher Clark

The astounding history that masterfully and decisively rewrites the causes of the First World War as we know them

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Batman: The Detective

Batman: The Detective

Tom Taylor, Andy Kubert

An epic tale begins that will take Batman on a harrowing, action-packed European adventure in a new miniseries by superstar creators Tom Taylor and Andy Kubert!

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Suicide Squad: Bad Blood

Suicide Squad: Bad Blood

Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo

There s no 'love' in 'team'!

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DCeased: Dead Planet

DCeased: Dead Planet

Tom Taylor, Trevor Hairsine

Five years after the end of the world anti-life goes on in this sequel to the smash-hit series DCeased.

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