Christmas bestsellers

 Read reviewDamascus

Damascus

Christos Tsiolkas

In Damascus, Tsiolkas has written a masterpiece of imagination and transformation: an historical novel of immense power and an unflinching dissection of doubt and faith, tyranny and revolution, and cruelty and...

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Dark Emu

Dark Emu

Bruce Pascoe

Contradicts the conventional wisdom that native peoples were primitive hunter-gatherers

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Bluey: The Beach (A Lift-the-Flap Book)

Bluey: The Beach (A Lift-the-Flap Book)

Bluey

Join Bluey for a fun day at the beach. What will you discover along the way?

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No Friend but the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

No Friend but the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

Behrouz Boochani, Omid Tofighian

Written in secrecy on a contraband mobile phone from Manus detention centre by journalist Behrouz Boochani, No Friend but the Mountains became the bestselling, award-winning book of 2018.

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 Read reviewThe Dutch House

The Dutch House

Ann Patchett

A masterpiece from the Orange Prize-winning, New York Times number one bestselling author of Commonwealth and Bel Canto: a story of love, family, sacrifice, and the power of place

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 Read reviewThe Weekend

The Weekend

Charlotte Wood

The brilliant new novel from Charlotte Wood, acclaimed author of The Natural Way of Things .

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The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse

The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse

Charlie Mackesy

Charlie's first book includes his most-loved illustrations and new ones too.The conversations of the boy, the mole, the fox and the horse have been shared thousands of times online, recreated in school art classes, hung on...

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 Read reviewYoung Dark Emu: A Truer History

Young Dark Emu: A Truer History

Bruce Pascoe

The highly-anticipated junior version of Bruce Pascoe's multi award-winning book.

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Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown

Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown

Anne Glenconner

The remarkable life of Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret who was also a Maid of Honour at the Queen's Coronation - and is a character in The Crown this autumn. Anne Glenconner reveals the real events behind The Crown as well as...

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Agent Running in the Field

Agent Running in the Field

John le Carré

The greatest chronicler of the age turns his incisive gaze to the tumultuous present in this superb new thriller.

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Love Is Strong as Death: Poems chosen by Paul Kelly

Love Is Strong as Death: Poems chosen by Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly

A collection of more than 300 of Paul Kelly's favourite poems.

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 Read reviewYellow Notebook: Diaries Volume One, 1978-1987

Yellow Notebook: Diaries Volume One, 1978-1987

Helen Garner

The private diaries of one of Australia's greatest living writers, the much loved, fearless and fierce Helen Garner.

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 Read reviewOlive, Again

Olive, Again

Elizabeth Strout

An extraordinary new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning, Number One New York Times bestselling author of Olive Kitteridge and My Name is Lucy Barton.

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 Special priceThe Body: A Guide for Occupants

The Body: A Guide for Occupants

Bill Bryson

Eagerly awaited, must-read new science book from the UK's bestselling non-fiction writer. Bryson is the prize-winning author of A Short History of Nearly Everything and The Road to Little Dribbling

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 Read reviewAll of the Factors of Why I Love Tractors

All of the Factors of Why I Love Tractors

Davina Bell, Jenny Lovlie

When Frankie McGee insists on borrowing yet another book about tractors, his mum crumbles. She begs him to read a book about something else - cars, planes, cranes, trains - anything! Frankie launches into all of the various,...

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Kitty Flanagan's 488 Rules for Life

Kitty Flanagan’s 488 Rules for Life

Kitty Flanagan

488 Rules for Life is Kitty Flanagan's way of making the world a more pleasant place to live. Applying truth and wit to modern problems. An antidote to stupidity. 

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 Read reviewHow to Make a Movie in Twelve Days

How to Make a Movie in Twelve Days

Fiona Hardy

Twelve days. Five kids. Many special effects. One giant mystery.

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 Read reviewThe Anarchy

The Anarchy

William Dalrymple

In his most ambitious and riveting book to date, William Dalrymple tells the story of the East India Company as it has never been told before, unfolding a timely cautionary tale of the first global corporate power.

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 Read reviewFleishman Is in Trouble

Fleishman Is in Trouble

Taffy Brodesser-Akner

A blistering satirical novel about marriage, divorce and modern relationships, by one of the most exciting new voices in American fiction

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 Read reviewBruny

Bruny

Heather Rose

The brilliant and explosive new novel from the author of the award-winning The Museum of Modern Love.

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 Special priceTell Me Why: The Story of My Life and My Music

Tell Me Why: The Story of My Life and My Music

Archie Roach

One of the most powerful and highly anticipated life stories to be told in Australian history. A breathtakingly powerful memoir by beloved Australian music legend Archie Roach - stolen child, musical and lyrical genius and the...

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Bluey: Time to Play! (Sticker Activity Book)

Bluey: Time to Play! (Sticker Activity Book)

Bluey

Have fun with Bluey and Bingo as they play their favourite games!

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The Wife and the Widow

The Wife and the Widow

Christian White

Brilliant and beguiling, The Wife and The Widow takes you to a cliff edge and asks the question: how well do we really know the people we love?

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Penny Wong: Passion and Principle

Penny Wong: Passion and Principle

Margaret Simons

A revelatory portrait of one of the most talented, poised and respected women in Australian politics, written by one of Australia's foremost biographers.

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Explore Your World: Weird, Wild, Amazing!

Explore Your World: Weird, Wild, Amazing!

Tim Flannery, Sam Caldwell

The first book for children from renowned author and scientist Professor Tim Flannery, exploring the world's weirdest and most fascinating animals in all their bizarre glory!

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 Read reviewBoy Swallows Universe

Boy Swallows Universe

Trent Dalton

`The most extraordinary writer - a rare talent' Nikki Gemmell An utterly wonderful novel of love, crime, magic, fate and coming of age from one of Australia's most exciting...

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 Read reviewThere Was Still Love

There Was Still Love

Favel Parrett

The profoundly moving new novel from the critically acclaimed and Miles Franklin shortlisted author of Past the Shallows and When the Night Comes. A tender and masterfully told story of memory, family and love.

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 Read reviewSand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save The World

Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save The World

Tyson Yunkaporta

What happens when global systems are viewed from an Indigenous perspective? How does it affect the way we see history, money, power and learning? Could it change the world?

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The Crayons' Christmas

The Crayons' Christmas

Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers

A brand-new Crayons book from the #1 New York Times best-selling duo Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers. This hilarious interactive book has letters, games, ornaments, a poster and even a pop-up Christmas tree - perfect for the...

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 Read reviewYour Own Kind of Girl

Your Own Kind of Girl

Clare Bowditch

Clare Bowditch has always had a knack for telling stories. Through her music and performing, this beloved Australian artist has touched hundreds of thousands of lives. But what of the stories she used to tell herself? That 'real...

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The Beast of Buckingham Palace

The Beast of Buckingham Palace

David Walliams, Tony Ross

Fly into a fiery and fantastical future with No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams, in an epic adventure of myth and legend, good and evil, and one small boy who must save the world...       

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Before the Coffee Gets Cold

Before the Coffee Gets Cold

Toshikazu Kawaguchi, Geoffrey Trousselot

A beautiful, moving story about a small Japanese cafe that offers its visitors the chance to travel back in time, to find an answer to the question: what would you change if you could go back?

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Where the Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads Sing

Delia Owens

Perfect for fans of Barbara Kingsolver and Celeste Ng, Where the Crawdads Sing is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder.

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Eddie Woo's Magical Maths

Eddie Woo’s Magical Maths

Eddie Woo

This fun and absorbing maths activity book from one of Australia's most recognisable mathematicians will delight and inspire young readers.

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Ottolenghi SIMPLE

Ottolenghi SIMPLE

Yotam Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi's award-winning recipes are always a celebration: an unforgettable combination of abundance, taste and surprise. Ottolenghi SIMPLE is no different, with 130 brand-new dishes that contain all the inventive elements...

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Girl, Woman, Other

Girl, Woman, Other

Bernardine Evaristo

Joyfully polyphonic and sparklingly contemporary, Girl, Woman, Other is a gloriously new kind of history, a novel of our times- celebratory, ever-dynamic and utterly irresistible.

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 Special priceWhen All Is Said and Done

When All Is Said and Done

Neale Daniher

Neale Daniher sat down to pen a letter to the grandchildren he'll never get to know. And then he kept on writing ... When All is Said & Done is a book of stories and wisdom from a man who has always held his beliefs to the...

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Peace

Peace

Garry Disher

A must-read Australian rural crime novel, written by one of the masters of the genre.

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 Special price Read reviewThe Testaments

The Testaments

Margaret Atwood

In this electrifying sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood answers the question that has tantalised readers for decades: What happened to Offred?

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Bluey: Fruit Bat (A Glow-in-the-Dark Book)

Bluey: Fruit Bat (A Glow-in-the-Dark Book)

Bluey

Join Bluey on a dreamy night-time adventure. What will you see in the dark?

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 Read reviewSofia Valdez, Future Prez

Sofia Valdez, Future Prez

Andrea Beaty, David Roberts

The newest picture book from the New York Times-bestselling creators of The Questioneers series introduces a new member: Sofia Valdez, a community leader who stands up for what she believes.

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