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 Read reviewThe Vanishing Deep

The Vanishing Deep

Astrid Scholte, Hilary Jacobsen, Kim Ryan

Two sisters. One dangerous secret. Twenty-four hours to uncover the truth.

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 Special priceDear Parents: Letters from the Teacher

Dear Parents: Letters from the Teacher

Gabbie Stroud

In this funny, heartfelt and passionate call to arms, Gabbie Stroud makes a plea to all parents to understand their roles as their children's lifelong teachers and show how they can best help their kids' teachers and schools...

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Oil Under Troubled Water

Oil Under Troubled Water

Bernard Collaery

In May 2018 Bernard Collaery, a former Attorney-General of the Australian Capital Territory and long-term legal counsel to the government of East Timor, was charged with conspiracy to breach the Intelligence Services Act 2001. He...

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Quarterly Essay 77: Cry Me A River - The Tragedy of the Murray-Darling Basin

Quarterly Essay 77: Cry Me A River - The Tragedy of the Murray-Darling Basin

Margaret Simons

The Murray-Darling Basin is the food bowl of Australia, and it's in trouble. What does this mean for the future - for water and food, and for the people and towns that depend on it?

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Fire Country: How Indigenous Fire Management Could Help Save Australia

Fire Country: How Indigenous Fire Management Could Help Save Australia

Victor Steffensen

Fire Country is a cry from the heart asking for change in how Australia cares for country.

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The Shelf Life of Zora Cross

The Shelf Life of Zora Cross

Cathy Perkins

Australian poet and journalist Zora Cross caused a sensation in 1917 with her book Songs of Love and Life. Here was a young woman who looked like a Sunday school teacher, celebrating sexual passion in a provocative series of...

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 Read reviewSweetness and Light

Sweetness and Light

Liam Pieper

An intoxicating, unsettling story of the battle between light and dark, love and lust, morality and corruption

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 Read reviewMelting Moments

Melting Moments

Anna Goldsworthy

Sometimes events occur as one might wish but sometimes they do not.

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 Read reviewThe Adversary

The Adversary

Ronnie Scott

A story about sexuality, the ache of friendship and love, and sticky summers at the pool, this exhilarating debut novel captures the heartbeat of one transformative summer where alliances are made and broken.

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 Read reviewSheerwater

Sheerwater

Leah Swann

Emotional, powerful, unforgettable. From a stunning new literary talent, you won't be able to put down this novel about a mother's love for her children - it will break your heart.

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 Read reviewThe Dictionary of Lost Words

The Dictionary of Lost Words

Pip Williams

In 1901, the word ‘Bondmaid' was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole it.

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Mammoth

Mammoth

Chris Flynn

The original, unforgettable and thought-provoking new novel by award-winning author Chris Flynn that will change how readers understand the world

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 Read reviewThe Loudness of Unsaid Things

The Loudness of Unsaid Things

Hilde Hinton

If you loved Boy Swallows Universe and Lost and Found, you will love this debut novel. A stunning story about family, loneliness and isolation that will make you laugh, cry and be a bit kinder to those who are lost.

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Where the Truth Lies

Where the Truth Lies

Karina Kilmore

She was slipping away. The further she fell, the closer the clouds seemed to come. Wispy transparent slipstreams of white. Cirrus. Pain smashed her head. Floating ...

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Turbulence

Turbulence

Thuy On

In this intensely personal collection, On explores loss, separation and renewal, online dating, sex, longing, rejection and desire. Though they are personal and confessional, taken from the authors own life, these poems speak to...

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 Read reviewThe Coconut Children

The Coconut Children

Vivian Pham

Growing up can feel like a death sentence

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Symphony for the Man

Symphony for the Man

Sarah Brill

It's winter 1999 and Harry is homeless in Bondi, with seagulls for company and just a small plastic bag containing all his possessions. When the girl on board the bus sees him, lonely and cold in the bus shelter that he calls...

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The Changing Room

The Changing Room

Christine Sykes

Inspired by the experiences of the women behind the charity Dress for Success, The Changing Room proves that sometimes losing everything leads you towards freedom, and that hope can be found even in the unlikeliest of...

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No Small Shame

No Small Shame

Christine Bell

From the harshness of a pit village in Scotland to the upheaval of wartime Australia, No Small Shame tells the moving story of love and duty, loyalty and betrayal, and confronting the past before you can seek a future.

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Present Tense

Present Tense

Natalie Conyer

What if justice isn't enough?     

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The Long Shadow

The Long Shadow

Anne Buist

Psychologist Isabel Harris must figure who has a troubled mind-and who has trouble on their mind-in this new standalone psychological thriller from Anne Buist

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 Read reviewHow to Grow a Family Tree

How to Grow a Family Tree

Eliza Henry Jones

From the author of P is for Pearl comes a heart-warming book about family, friendship and what home can mean.

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The Memory Pool: Australian Stories of Summer, Sun and Swimming

The Memory Pool: Australian Stories of Summer, Sun and Swimming

Therese Spruhan

Smell the chlorine, taste the hot chips and feel the burning concrete underfoot as you read these stories of Australian childhoods at the pool.

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 Read reviewPhosphorescence

Phosphorescence

Julia Baird

A beautiful, intimate and inspiring investigation into how we can find and nurture within ourselves that essential quality of internal happiness - the 'light within' that Julia Baird calls 'phosphorescence' - which will sustain us...

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Printed on Stone: The Lithographs of Charles Troedel

Printed on Stone: The Lithographs of Charles Troedel

Amanda Scardamaglia

This book provides a graphic history of advertising in Australia. It uses Troedel's catalogue of lithographs to trace the production and evolution of nineteenth century Australian advertising - in the home, at the bar, in health,...

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Come: A Memoir

Come: A Memoir

Rita Therese

Bold, brave and darkly funny, Come is the extraordinary story of Melbourne sex worker Rita Therese and the love, sex and death she has experienced in her life so far.

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 Special priceA Bigger Picture

A Bigger Picture

Malcolm Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull, Australia's 29th Prime Minister, tells the remarkable story of his life in this lively political page-turner.

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 Read reviewDeep Water

Deep Water

Sarah Epstein

A gripping mystery about a missing boy and a group of teenagers, one of whom knows something but isn't telling, from the award-winning author of Small Spaces.

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Life in a Box

Life in a Box

Sarah Jane Adams

The wonderfully compelling and unorthodox memoir of 63-year old international model and iconoclast, My Wrinkles Are My Stripes Sarah Jane Adams.

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Every Conceivable Way

Every Conceivable Way

Despina Meris

What lengths would you go to to have a baby? Despina Meris thinks it will be simple, but finds herself chasing IVF, egg donors and international surrogacy in her tumultuous pursuit of parenthood.

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Friends and Rivals: Four Great Australian Writers

Friends and Rivals: Four Great Australian Writers

Brenda Niall

The story of four remarkable women traversing the literary landscape of the late 19th and early 20th centuries in Australia, from one of our nation's most eminent historians.

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Descent into Darkness: Crystal Sphere Book One

Descent into Darkness: Crystal Sphere Book One

Ingrid Fry

Accidental contact with a mysterious crystal sphere changes the nature of two humans and a dog, forcing them on a terrifying quest to save the world.

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Merle Thornton: Bringing the Fight

Merle Thornton: Bringing the Fight

Merle Thornton

An engaging, lively, provocative and, above all, inspiring memoir from one of our home-grown, unsung feminist heroes, Merle Thornton, who has lived a life full of daring, defiance and activism.

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Now for Something Sweet

Now for Something Sweet

Monday Morning Cooking Club

The irrepressible, unstoppable women of the Monday Morning Cooking Club are back, with the very best, most delicious sweet recipes curated and perfected from Jewish homes across Australia and the world.

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Bourke Street, My View from Here: Conversations with Tony Brooks

Bourke Street, My View from Here: Conversations with Tony Brooks

Tony Brooks, Jen Hutchison

Bourke Street, My View from Here follows the untold story of street community member Tony Brooks through a life journey that tells the personal truth of an ordinary life landed in extraordinary circumstances - and the perplexing...

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 Read reviewOasis

Oasis

Katya de Becerra

This YA supernatural mystery strands a group of teens in the desert, where an oasis saves them. But who will save them from the oasis?

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Family Trees

Family Trees

Michael Farrell

In Family Trees Michael Farrell continues to question how humans relate - to each other, and to the nonhuman, the worlds of animals, plants and objects.

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Navigable Ink

Navigable Ink

Jennifer Mackenzie

Jennifer Mackenzie's Navigable Ink is a rare poetic exploration of Indonesian writer and activist Pramoedya Ananta Toer's tragic, visionary and ultimately triumphant life. With skill, knowledge and sensitivity Mackenzie captures...

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Gibbous Moon Over Lagos

Gibbous Moon Over Lagos

Pamela Watson

A cracking and insightful read about doing business for good in Africa's newly emerging giant economy and megacity, Lagos, Nigeria.

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