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 Special priceSydney Moderns

Sydney Moderns

Daniel Thomas, Denise Mimmocchi, Deborah Edwards

This important new book looks at one of the most distinctive periods in the history of Australian art, bracketed between the two world wars from 1915 into the 1940s. The Sydney moderns were progressive artists at the forefront of...

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 Special priceTalking To My Country

Talking To My Country

Stan Grant

Talking To My Country is that rare and special book that talks to every Australian about their country - what it is, and what it could be. It is not just about race, or about indigenous people but all of us, our shared identity....

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 Special priceMan Tiger: A Novel

Man Tiger: A Novel

Eka Kurniawan

An extraordinarily beautiful, sly, ribald, and compulsively readable novel

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 Special priceSwooning: A Classical Music Guide To Life, Love, Lust And Other Follies

Swooning: A Classical Music Guide To Life, Love, Lust And Other Follies

Christopher Lawrence

The history of classical music is littered with murder, sado- masochism, adultery, bigamy, fraud, riches, poverty, nervous breakdowns, bizarre habits, gluttony and terrible terrible toilet humour. This book takes you through the...

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 Special priceThe Happy Life

The Happy Life

Lola Berry

Delicious high-energy wholefood recipes and guidance to help nurture your soul and transform your life from Australia's favourite nutritionist and wellness guru.

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 Special price Read reviewOur Man Elsewhere: In Search of Alan Moorehead

Our Man Elsewhere: In Search of Alan Moorehead

Thornton McCamish

A world-famous Australian writer, an inspiration to Robert Hughes and Clive James, a legendary war correspondent who also wrote bestselling histories of exploration and conservation ... and yet forgotten?

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 Special priceThe Happiness of Pursuit: What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About the Good Life

The Happiness of Pursuit: What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About the Good Life

Shimon Edelman

Why and how a clear understanding our computational minds can help us make the most of the journey of our lifetimes

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Autobiography

Autobiography

Morrissey

Autobiography covers Morrissey's life from his birth until the present day.

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 Special priceThe Games: A Global History of the Olympics

The Games: A Global History of the Olympics

David Goldblatt

The definitive sports and social history of the modern Olympic games-by a New York Times best-selling sportswriter. A Boston Globe Best Book of 2016 A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of 2016

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 Special priceAustralian History In 7 Questions

Australian History In 7 Questions

John Hirst

'If there are genuine questions about Australian history, there is something to puzzle over. The history ceases to be predictable - and dull.' From the author of The Shortest History of Europe, acclaimed historian John Hirst,...

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 Special priceOh, the Places You'll Go!

Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

Dr. Seuss

The classic Dr. Seuss tale about the journey ahead of all of us as we grow up, now in a beautiful slipcased, hardback gift edition.

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 Special priceLost for Words

Lost for Words

Edward St. Aubyn

From the bestselling author of the Patrick Melrose novels, this is a thought-provoking and entertaining insight into a sniping world of literature, celebrity culture and ambition.

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Hammer and Tickle: The Story of Communism, a Political System Almost Laughed Out of Existence

Hammer and Tickle: The Story of Communism, a Political System Almost Laughed Out of Existence

Ben Lewis

Q: Why, despite all the shortages, was the toilet paper in East Germany always two-ply? A: Because they had to send a copy of everything they did to Moscow.

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 Special priceThe Age of Reinvention

The Age of Reinvention

Karine Tuil, Sam Taylor

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 Special priceSydney Moderns

Sydney Moderns

Daniel Thomas, Denise Mimmocchi, Deborah Edwards

Over 180 works by Australia's most iconic artists, exploring the making of a modern city.

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 Special priceThe Wayward Leunig: Cartoons That Wandered Off,

The Wayward Leunig: Cartoons That Wandered Off,

Michael Leunig

The cartoons in The Wayward Leunig: Cartoons That Wandered Off have been selected from five decades of work, and are wide-ranging, potent, hilarious, insightful, relevant, original and beautiful. A companion to Essential Leunig,...

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Calcutta: Two Years in the City

Calcutta: Two Years in the City

Amit Chaudhuri

The award-winning author Amit Chaudhuri has been widely praised for the beauty and subtle power of his writing and for the ways in which he makes place as complex a character as his men and women. Now he brings these gifts to a...

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 Special priceMy Life on the Road

My Life on the Road

Gloria Steinem

From journalist, activist and international feminist icon Gloria Steinem comes an inspiring, profound and enlightening memoir of one woman's life-long journey

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 Special priceModern Shoestring

Modern Shoestring

Susanna Sirefman

Residential design provides a rich testing ground for architectural innovation. Intimate scales and specific programs inspire distinctive homes, and comparatively small budgets are catalysts for exploring nontraditional materials....

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 Special priceThe Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps

The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps

Michael Blanding

From the award-winning author of The Coke Machine comes the fascinating story of an infamous map thief and the famous maps he had stolen.

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 Special priceTheatre of Dreams, Theatre of Play: No and Kyogen in Japan

Theatre of Dreams, Theatre of Play: No and Kyogen in Japan

Khanh Trinh, Monica Bethe, Eric C. Rath, J. Thomas Rimer, Mikio Takemoto

Dating from the 15th to early 20th century, this title features 160 works from the material culture of Japanese no and kyogen theatre including masks and costumes as well as paintings, musical instruments and libretti that have...

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How the French Invented Love: Nine Hundred Years of Passion and Romance

How the French Invented Love: Nine Hundred Years of Passion and Romance

Marilyn Yalom

How the French Invented Love is an entertaining and masterful history of love a la francaise by acclaimed scholar Marilyn Yalom. Spanning the Middle Ages to the present, Yalom explores a love-obsessed culture...

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 Special price Read reviewThe Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir

The Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir

Vivian Gornick

A contentious, deeply moving ode to friendship, love, and urban life.

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 Special priceThe Last Love Song

The Last Love Song

Tracy Daugherty

An in-depth and supremely well-researched biography of Joan Didion that reads like fiction.

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 Special pricePlumes and Pearlshells: Art of the New Guinea Highlands

Plumes and Pearlshells: Art of the New Guinea Highlands

Natalie Wilson, Florence Kamel, Michael Mel

Spectacular exchange ceremonies involving hundreds of dancers festooned with elaborate body adornments including highly prized bird of paradise plumes and the revered kina, or pearlshell is something for which the peoples of the...

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 Special priceThe Mad Square: Modernity in German Art 1910-1937

The Mad Square: Modernity in German Art 1910-1937

Jacqueline Strecker

Focuses on some of the great aesthetic innovations that were made by artists throughout Germany in painting, sculpture, graphic art, photography, film and the decorative arts during the years from 1910 to 1937.

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 Special priceModern Israeli Cooking

Modern Israeli Cooking

Danielle Oron

Danielle Oron studied at The French Culinary Institute (now the International Culinary Center) and draws cooking inspiration from her Israeli and Moroccan background. Oron is the chef and owner of Moo Milk Bar in Toronto. In...

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 Special priceSpain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Adam Hochschild

From acclaimed, best-selling author Adam Hochschild, a sweeping history of the Spanish Civil War told through a dozen unforgettable characters: a tale of idealism, suffering, and a tragically doomed yet noble cause.

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An Atlas of Countries That Don't Exist: A Compendium of Fifty Unrecognized and Largely Unnoticed States

An Atlas of Countries That Don’t Exist: A Compendium of Fifty Unrecognized and Largely Unnoticed States

Nick Middleton

A stunning gift hardback featuring beautiful maps and stories of unrecognised countries.

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 Special priceThe Brewer of Preston

The Brewer of Preston

Andrea Camilleri

The New York Times bestselling author of the Inspector Montalbano series brings us back to Vigata in the nineteenth century for a rip-roaring comic novel.

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 Special priceBlade of Light

Blade of Light

Andrea Camilleri

The intoxicating new Inspector Montalbano mystery.

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 Special priceRiver Cottage Love Your Leftovers: Recipes for the Resourceful Cook

River Cottage Love Your Leftovers: Recipes for the Resourceful Cook

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

100 imaginative recipes for the resourceful cook, from the acclaimed author of the River Cottage series.

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 Special priceGame of Mirrors

Game of Mirrors

Andrea Camilleri

The intoxicating new bestselling mystery featuring Inspector Montalbano.

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 Special priceFinding North

Finding North

George Michelsen Foy

A gripping personal and scientific odyssey to discover how humans navigate landscape, life, emotions, memory and everything else. Navigation is the key human skill. It's something we do everywhere, whether feeling our way through...

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 Special priceTill We Have Built Jerusalem

Till We Have Built Jerusalem

Adina Hoffman

A biographical excavation of one of the world's great, troubled citiesA remarkable view of one of the world's most beloved and troubled cities, Adina Hoffman's Till We Have Built Jerusalem is a gripping and...

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 Special priceEye of the Sixties

Eye of the Sixties

Judith E. Stein

Based on decades of research and hundreds of interviews with artists, friends, dealers, and lovers, Judith Stein's Eye of the Sixties recovers the elusive Bellamy and tells the story of a counterculture that became the...

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 Special price Read reviewTrillion Dollar Baby: How Norway Beat the Oil Giants and Won a Lasting Fortune

Trillion Dollar Baby: How Norway Beat the Oil Giants and Won a Lasting Fortune

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 price Read reviewMietta's Italian Family Recipes

Mietta’s Italian Family Recipes

Mietta O'Donnell

This unique and personal journey explores the culture of Italian restaurant families, which changed the way Australians think about food. Illustrated with Mietta's own family photographs, this title presents 185 recipes that aim...

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 Special priceFaction Man: Bill Shorten's Pursuit of Power

Faction Man: Bill Shorten’s Pursuit of Power

David Marr

A brilliant biography for an election year . . .

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 Special priceSpecial Deluxe

Special Deluxe

Neil Young

Using the framework of all the cars he's ever owned, the author talks about his life and career, exploring how memories are attached to objects.

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 Special priceNasty Galaxy

Nasty Galaxy

Sophia Amoruso

Warning: this is not a style book. It's not about how to mix prints - it's about how to leave yours on everything you touch.Nasty Galaxy is part scrapbook, part inspo-journey - and 100% #GIRLBOSS. Filled with...

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 Special priceRasputin: The Biography

Rasputin: The Biography

Douglas Smith

A hundred years after his murder, Rasputin continues to excite the popular imagination as the personification of evil. The spectre of the lustful Siberian holy man and peasant still casts its eerie shadow over Russia's bloody...

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 Special priceA Cook's Guide

A Cook’s Guide

Donna Hay

Derived from content in the 'How to Cook' section of Donna Hay Magazine, A Cook's Guide, is an absolute must-have for Donna fans.

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 Special priceKill Chain: Drone and the Rise of High-Tech Assassins

Kill Chain: Drone and the Rise of High-Tech Assassins

Andrew Cockburn

Reveals the technology, politics, and secrecy behind remote control killing

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Mayan Mendacity

Mayan Mendacity

L.J.M. Owen

Dr Elizabeth Pimms has a new puzzle. What is the story behind the tiny skeletons discovered on a Guatemalan island? And how do they relate to an ancient Mayan queen? The bones, along with other remains, are a gift for Elizabeth....

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 Special priceInvisible Cities

Invisible Cities

Italo Calvino, William Weaver

Marco Polo conjures up cities of magical times for his host, the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan, but gradually it becomes clear that he is actually describing one city: Venice.

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Baby Wombat's Week

Baby Wombat’s Week

Jackie French, Bruce Whatley

The bestseller in board book format. Suitable for ages 1- 4. He sleeps. He eats. He gets bored. He creates havoc wherever he goes! He's Mothball's baby - and he's even cuter, naughtier and more determined than his mum. Ages...

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 Special priceThe Caliphate

The Caliphate

Hugh Kennedy

What is a caliphate? What is the history of the idea? How is the term used and abused today? In the first modern account of a subject of critical importance today, acclaimed historian Hugh Kennedy answers these...

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 Special priceResurrection Bay

Resurrection Bay

Emma Viskic

Caleb Zelic, profoundly deaf since early childhood, has always lived on the outside - watching, picking up tell-tale signs people hide in a smile, a cough, a kiss. When a childhood friend is murdered, a sense of guilt and a...

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 Special priceUnfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink

Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink

Elvis Costello

Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink is the long-awaited memoir from Elvis Costello, one of rock and roll's most iconic stars.

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 Special priceThe Republic

The Republic

Seamus Murphy

One hundred years after Ireland's 1916 Rising, the revolt that ultimately lead to independence, who are the Irish and what has become of the republic they made? In this book, the author digs deep to discover the forces and...

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 Special priceThe Wander Society

The Wander Society

Keri Smith

You are electing to join a secret underground movement. Membership will require you to conduct research on your immediate environment and complete a variety of assignments designed to creatively disrupt your everyday life. This...

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 Special priceLife on Instagram

Life on Instagram

'A beguiling compendium of some of the best shots uploaded [to Instagram], juxtaposing many different visual stories in many different styles' - Stephen Bayley, Telegraph 'In these pages are beauty, intrigue, sadness and comedy' -...

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 Special priceThe Kingdom of Speech

The Kingdom of Speech

Tom Wolfe

From Alfred Russel Wallace, the Englishman who beat Darwin to the theory of natural selection but later renounced it, and through the controversial work of modern-day anthropologist Daniel Everett, who defies the current wisdom...

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The Dream of the Celt

The Dream of the Celt

Mario Vargas Llosa

In an epic and moving novel spanning three continents, one of the world's greatest writers re-imagines the life of Roger Casement, the most controversial hero of Irish nationalism.

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Let's Play!

Let’s Play!

Herve Tullet

A glorious companion to New York Times best sellers Press Here and Mix It Up.

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The Great Swindle

The Great Swindle

Pierre Lemaitre

The Prix Goncourt-winning masterpiece by the writer who brought you Alex, Irene and Camille

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Here I Am

Here I Am

Jonathan Safran Foer

A monumental new novel about modern family lives from the bestselling author of Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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 Special priceLima: The Cookbook

Lima: The Cookbook

Virgilio Martinez, Luciana Bianchi

Peruvian food is famous around the world for its celebration of healthy, superfood ingredients and this book by Michelin-starred chef Virgilio Martinez will show you how to cook it at home wherever you live.

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 Special priceDescartes' Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain

Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain

Antonio Damasio

Takes the reader on a journey of scientific discovery through a series of case studies, demonstrating what many of us have long suspected: emotions are not a luxury, they are essential to rational thinking and to normal social...

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 Special priceSeeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf

Seeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf

Oliver Sacks

The bestselling author of Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Musicophilia.

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 Special priceAn Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

Oliver Sacks

The bestselling author of Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Musicophilia.

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 Special priceThe Letters of John F. Kennedy

The Letters of John F. Kennedy

Martin W. Sandler, John F. Kennedy

John Fitzgerald Kennedy led the United States for barely a thousand days, and yet he is regarded as one of the great Presidents of all time for his brave decisions on civil rights and international relations, and not merely as a...

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 Special priceThe Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State

The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State

Graeme Wood

The definitive book on the distinctive history and psychology of ISIS, based on Wood's unprecedented access to the Islamic State's own recruiters and supporters, and his extensive time reporting throughout the region. Based on...

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 Special priceBurial Rites (Gift Edition)

Burial Rites (Gift Edition)

Hannah Kent

Winner of the 2014 ABIA Literary Fiction Book of the Year, the Leading Edge Indie Debut Fiction Award, and the ABA Book of the Year

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 Special priceA is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Kathryn Harkup

Fourteen Agatha Christie novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's entirely made up . . .

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 Special priceThe Hollow of the Hand

The Hollow of the Hand

P. J. Harvey, Seamus Murphy

The debut book by artist and writer PJ Harvey, in collaboration with film-maker and photographer Seamus Murphy, emerges as a one-of-a-kind collection of poetry and images.

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 Special priceNumero Zero

Numero Zero

Umberto Eco, Richard Dixon

1945, Lake Como. Mussolini and his mistress are captured and shot by local partisans. The precise circumstances of Il Duce's death remain shrouded in controversy. 1992, Milan. Colonna, a depressed hack writer, is offered a fee he...

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 Special priceAl Dente: Madness, Beauty and the Food of Rome

Al Dente: Madness, Beauty and the Food of Rome

David Winner

This witty, fascinating and highly original interpretation of Rome's history, culture, art and religion takes the form of a book about food...

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