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 Special priceGhost Empire

Ghost Empire

Richard Fidler

Ghost Empire is a rare treasure - an utterly captivating blend of the historical and the contemporary, realised by a master storyteller.

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 Special priceBeneath Another Sky: A Global Journey into History

Beneath Another Sky: A Global Journey into History

Norman Davies

Where have the people in any particular place actually come from? This evocative historical journey around the world shows us.

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 Special priceMary's Household Tips and Tricks: Your Guide to Happiness in the Home

Mary’s Household Tips and Tricks: Your Guide to Happiness in the Home

Mary Berry

A wonderful, practical and comprehensive household how-to from national treasure, Mary Berry.'This book is a collection of what I've learnt about running a home over the years, along with all the helpful hints that...

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 Special price Read reviewThe Ninth Hour

The Ninth Hour

Alice McDermott

From the National Book Award-winning author comes a luminous, deeply humane novel about three generations of an Irish immigrant family in 1940s and 1950s Brooklyn - for fans of Anne Tyler, Anne Enright and Colm...

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 Special priceMiss Boston and Miss Hargreaves

Miss Boston and Miss Hargreaves

Rachel Malik

'I liked Wheal Rock from the first,' she had said. This was recorded in her police statement.'I liked it because it was quiet, because it reminded me of a place where I lived for a long time, the place that I grew...

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 Special priceI Must Be Living Twice: New and Selected Poems 1975 - 2014

I Must Be Living Twice: New and Selected Poems 1975 - 2014

Eileen Myles

Eileen Myles' work is known for its blend of reality and fiction, the sublime and the ephemeral. Her poems open new perspectives on familiar places and invite readers into lush dream worlds, imbuing the landscapes of her writing...

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 Special priceHow to Build a Universe

How to Build a Universe

Brian Cox, Robin Ince

From the hosts of the legendary BBC Radio 4 programme comes this irreverent celebration of scientific marvels - a hectic leap through the grand and bizarre ideas conjured up by human imagination, from dark matter to consciousness...

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 Special priceSwearing Is Good For You: The Amazing Science of Bad Language

Swearing Is Good For You: The Amazing Science of Bad Language

Emma Byrne

In a sparkling debut in the entertaining pop science vein of Mary Roach, scientist Emma Byrne examines the latest research to show how swearing can be good for you.

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 Special priceThe Art of Cycling

The Art of Cycling

Cadel Evans

Cadel Evans is Australia's greatest ever cyclist, and one of our greatest sportsmen. From his beginnings as the youngest winner of a World Cup in mountain biking at 20 to the oldest post-War winner of the Tour de France at...

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 Special priceByron's Women

Byron’s Women

Alexander Larman

An iconoclastic exploration of the life of Lord Byron, viewed through the prism of the lives of nine women with whom he was intimately associated.

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 Special priceOstro

Ostro

Julia Busuttil Nishimura

Since launching Ostro online in 2014, Julia Busuttil Nishimura has gained a strong and loyal following for her generous, uncomplicated, seasonal food. As an Australian of Maltese descent and a fluent Italian speaker, who is...

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 Special priceAlex Through the Looking-Glass: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life

Alex Through the Looking-Glass: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life

Alex Bellos

From triangles, rotations and power laws, to fractals, cones and curves, bestselling author Alex Bellos takes you on a journey of mathematical discovery with his signature wit, engaging stories and limitless enthusiasm. As he...

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 Special priceThe Solar System Book and Floor Puzzle

The Solar System Book and Floor Puzzle

Steven Wood

Explore the planets of the Solar System as you put together this amazing floor puzzle and learn more about the Solar System in the accompanying book.

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 Special priceGrowing Honest Food

Growing Honest Food

Gabriella Gomersall-Hubbard

A barren block of land in the Australian suburbs has, over a period of 30 years, been transformed by the Sicilianos' passion, daring, perseverance and hard work into a slice of the Calabrian countryside - a lush and wonderful...

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 Special priceElizabeth: The Forgotten Years

Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years

John Guy

In 1583 Elizabeth is fifty years old, past childbearing, but her greatest challenges are still to come: the Spanish Armada; the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots; relentless plotting among her courtiers. This title presents a...

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 Special priceThe Neighborhood

The Neighborhood

Mario Vargas Llosa, Edith Grossman

A thrilling tale of desire and Peruvian corruption from the world-renowned Nobel Laureate.

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 Special priceRiver Cottage Gluten Free

River Cottage Gluten Free

Naomi Devlin

More than 120 inspiring recipes for those who want to cut out gluten without compromising taste.

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 Special priceGoing Bush: A Troubleshooter's Guide to Successful Country Living

Going Bush: A Troubleshooter’s Guide to Successful Country Living

Edward Mundie

A lovely, old-fashioned nuts-and-bolts book designed to make country living trouble-free.

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Bring Up the Bodies

Bring Up the Bodies

Hilary Mantel

The sequel to Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times -bestseller Wolf Hall delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn.

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 Special priceThe Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

Masha Gessen

Putin's bestselling biographer reveals how, in the space of a generation, Russia surrendered to a more virulent and invincible new strain of autocracy.

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World Without End: Spain, Philip II, and the First Global Empire

World Without End: Spain, Philip II, and the First Global Empire

Hugh Thomas

Originally published: London, England: Allen Lane, 2014.

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The Collected Poems of Eugenio Montale: 1925-1977

The Collected Poems of Eugenio Montale: 1925-1977

Eugenio Montale (Nobel Prize in Literature), William Arrowsmith (Boston University), Rosanna Warren (Boston University)

A majestic translation of one of the Nobel Prize-winning masters of twentieth-century poetry.

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 Special priceArtemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl

Eoin Colfer

Rumour has it Artemis Fowl is responsible for every major crime of the new century. Just twelve years old and already he's a criminal genius, plotting to restore his family's fortune with a spot of corruption and kidnapping....

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 Special price Read reviewTrillion Dollar Baby

Trillion Dollar Baby

Paul Cleary

An fascinating account of how Norway reinvested its oil revenue to ensure for the benefit of future generations.

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 Special priceShannon Bennett's London: A personal guide to the city's best

Shannon Bennett’s London: A personal guide to the city’s best

Shannon Bennett

From Michelin starred restaurants to local bistros and from luxury hotels to rooms with a view, this guide journeys through the unsurpassed culinary experiences of London.

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 Special priceThe Garden Apothecary

The Garden Apothecary

Reece Carter

Herb Nerd Reece Carter makes herbal medicine new again with this vibrant guide to making your own clean and natural remedies for everyday ailments and beauty needs. Health and wellness is a booming sector in Australia....

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 Special priceLentil as Anything

Lentil as Anything

Shanaka Fernando

Shanaka Fernando is often hailed as a modern-day revolutionary best known as the founder of the 'pay-what-you-can-afford' community Lentil as Anything restaurants in Melbourne, Australia. He was named Australia's Local Hero in the...

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 Special priceThe Princess Bride

The Princess Bride

William Goldman

Beautiful, flaxen-haired Buttercup has fallen for Westley, the farm boy, and when he departs to make his fortune, she vows never to love another. So when she hears that his ship has been captured by the Dread Pirate Roberts - who...

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 Special priceListening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi

Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi

Hayden Herrera

Combining the personal correspondence of and interviews with Noguchi and those closest to him from artists, patrons, assistants and lovers, this biography of one of the twentieth century's most important sculptors, presents a...

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 Special priceBy the Book

By the Book

Pamela Paul

Sixty-five of the world's leading writers open up about the books and authors that have meant the most to them.

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The Fishing Fleet: Husband-Hunting in the Raj

The Fishing Fleet: Husband-Hunting in the Raj

Anne De Courcy

Originally published: United Kingdom: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2012.

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 Special priceBespoke Menswear

Bespoke Menswear

Bernhard Roetzel

Features a menswear expert and the acclaimed author of Gentleman, who takes us deeper into the fascinating world of elegance and style. This book explores the pursuit and achievement of perfection in clothes and celebrates the...

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 Special priceAround the World

Around the World

Barbara Levine, Kirsten Jensen

With snapshots, passenger lists, itineraries, and postcards, and from Cairo to Burma and back again, authors Barbara Levine and Kirsten Jensen transport readers back to the dawn of world travel when the middle class toured the...

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 Special pricePoetry Notebook: 2006-2014

Poetry Notebook: 2006-2014

Clive James

Renowned critic and bestselling writer Clive James sets down his thoughts on the art form which matters to him most: poetry

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 Special priceThis is London: Life and Death in the World City

This is London: Life and Death in the World City

Ben Judah

A major work of narrative non-fiction from a fresh new voice.

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 Special priceThe Man Who Knew: The Life & Times of Alan Greenspan

The Man Who Knew: The Life & Times of Alan Greenspan

Sebastian Mallaby

This is the biography of one of the titans of financial history over the last fifty years. Born in 1926, Alan Greenspan was raised in Manhattan by a single mother and immigrant grandparents during the Great Depression but by quiet...

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 Special priceA Brief History of Seven Killings

A Brief History of Seven Killings

Marlon James

A special hardback edition of the 2015 Man Booker Winner

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 Special priceA Kind of Victory: Captain Charles Cox and His Australian Cavalrymen

A Kind of Victory: Captain Charles Cox and His Australian Cavalrymen

Craig Wilcox

In 1899, on the eve of the Boer War, Captain Charles Cox from Parramatta took 100 Australian cavalrymen to train with the British army in England. These military apprentices became British soldiers as well as Australian ones....

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 Special priceThe Glass Bead Game

The Glass Bead Game

Hermann Hesse

In the remote Kingdom of Castalia, the scholars of the Twenty Third century play the Glass Bead Game. The elaborately coded game is a fusion of all human knowledge - of maths, music, philosophy, science, and art. Intrigued as a...

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 Special priceFlying the Southern Cross: Aviators Charles Ulm and Charles Kingsford Smith

Flying the Southern Cross: Aviators Charles Ulm and Charles Kingsford Smith

Michael Molkentin

Australian aviators Charles Kingsford Smith and Charles Ulm made the first trans-Pacific flight in 1928 in an aircraft constructed largely of timber and fabric, the Southern Cross. With Americans Jim Warner as radio operator and...

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 Special priceLives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble

Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble

Marilyn Johnson

The author of The Dead Beat and This Book is Overdue! turns her piercing eye and charming wit to the real-life avatars of Indiana Jones-the archaeologists who sort through the muck and mire of swamps, ancient landfills, volcanic...

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 Special priceThe 50 Greatest Walks of the World

The 50 Greatest Walks of the World

Barry Stone

A personal view of the 50 finest perambulations available on the planet

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 Special priceHistorium

Historium

Jo Nelson

Discover more than 140 exhibits in this virtual museum, open all hours

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The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus

The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus

Jonathan Franzen, Karl Kraus

Franzen presents new translations and annotations of the work of early twentieth-century satirist Karl Kraus, who, via his self-published magazine Die Fackel, attacked the popular media's manipulation of reality, the dehumanizing...

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 Special pricePoems and Prose

Poems and Prose

Elizabeth Bishop

This boxed set of works by one of America's greatest poets contains two volumes: Poems, edited by Saskia Hamilton; and Prose, edited by Pulitzer Prize-winning critic and Bishop scholar Lloyd Schwartz.

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 Special priceThe Complete Fairy Tales

The Complete Fairy Tales

Hans Christian Andersen

For 150 years, the tales of Hans Christian Andersen have been delighting both adults and children. This edition contains all of Andersen's 168 tales, and among the favourites are The Red Shoes , The Mermaid , The Emperor's New...

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 Special priceThe Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, Arthur Rackham

The Brothers Grimm rediscovered a host of fairy tales. Together with their well-known tales of Rapunzel , The Goose Girl , Sleeping Beauty , Hansel and Gretel there are darker tales which deserve to be better known. This is a...

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 Special priceThe Complete Illustrated Lewis Carroll

The Complete Illustrated Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll, Sir John Tenniel

Famed for his Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, Lewis Caroll produced comic verse, puzzles and much more, all of which are included in this complete illustrated collection.

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 Special priceThe Collected Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Collected Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Features collected works of F Scott Fitzgerald. Few American novelists of the twentieth century have stayed as modern as F Scott Fitzgerald. He gave a name to his age, 'the Jazz Age', but his reputation has outlived it. This title...

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 Special priceRichard Meier

Richard Meier

Claudia Conforti

Offers a series of short monographs which deal with various aspects of the master's personality: works, constructed or otherwise, primary written sources, critiques and photographic interpretations. This title provides a...

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