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 Special price Read reviewThe Good People

The Good People

Hannah Kent

The Good People is the long-awaited new novel from 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...

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Music and Freedom

Music and Freedom

Zoë Morrison

A gripping and beautifully written novel in the tradition of Elizabeth is Missing and the work of Elizabeth Harrower. The winner of the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction 2016.

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The North Water: Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016

The North Water: Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016

Ian McGuire

A 19th-century whaling ship sets sail for the Arctic with a killer aboard in this dark, sharp and highly original tale that grips like a thriller

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Today Will Be Different

Today Will Be Different

Maria Semple

The new novel from Maria Semple, author of bestselling Where'd You Go, Bernadette and writer for hit US TV shows Ellen and Saturday Night Live. Meet Eleanor Flood, who wakes up one day determined to be her best self.

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The 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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 Read reviewThe Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries from a Secret World

The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries from a Secret World

Peter Wohlleben

Are trees social beings? In this international bestseller, forester and author Peter Wohlleben convincingly makes the case that, yes, the forest is a social network. He draws on groundbreaking scientific discoveries to...

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Tell The Truth, Shame The Devil

Tell The Truth, Shame The Devil

Melina Marchetta

Melina Marchetta's gripping new novel Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil is part family saga, part crime fiction, and wholly unputdownable.Chief Inspector Bish Ortley of the London Met, divorced and still...

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 Special priceTruly Madly Guilty

Truly Madly Guilty

Liane Moriarty

It was just an ordinary backyard barbeque on a Sunday afternoon. Six responsible adults. Three cute kids. One yapping dog. What could possibly go wrong?

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Light and Shadow: Memoirs of a spy's son

Light and Shadow: Memoirs of a spy’s son

Mark Colvin

Mark Colvin is one of Australia's longest-serving broadcasters. However the slow deterioration of his kidneys saw him undertake three punishing years of dialysis while he continuing to broadcast. This is the story of how someone...

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The Widow

The Widow

Fiona Barton

Jean Taylor's life was blissfully ordinary. Nice house, nice husband. Glen was all she'd ever wanted. Jean was married to a man everyone thought capable of unimaginable evil. But now Glen is dead and she's alone for the first...

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 Read reviewThe Birdman's Wife

The Birdman’s Wife

Melissa Ashley

A woman overshadowed by history steps back into the light . . .Artist Elizabeth Gould spent her life capturing the sublime beauty of birds the world had never seen before. But her legacy was eclipsed by the fame of her...

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Smith & Daughters: A Cookbook (That Happens to be Vegan)

Smith & Daughters: A Cookbook (That Happens to be Vegan)

Shannon Martinez, Mo Wyse

Smith & Daughters: A Cookbook (That Happens to be Vegan) ignores convention in favor of plant-based creativity in the kitchen. Shannon Martinez and Mo Wyse set out to build a restaurant that's fun and full of life...

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The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed the World

The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed the World

Michael Lewis

From Michael Lewis, the No.1 bestselling author of The Big Short and Flash Boys, this is the surprising and profound story of the two men whose ideas changed the world.Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky met in war-torn...

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Swing Time: Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017

Swing Time: Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017

Zadie Smith

An ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from north west London to West Africa, from the multi-award-winning author of White Teeth and On Beauty.

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Scorn: The Wittiest and Wickedest Insults in Human History

Scorn: The Wittiest and Wickedest Insults in Human History

Matthew Parris

A totally up-to-date compendium of the sharpest, wittiest and downright rudest insults in human history, whether you're searching for the perfect elegant riposte, the rudest polite letter ever written, or a brutal verbal...

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 Read reviewNight School: (Jack Reacher 21)

Night School: (Jack Reacher 21)

Lee Child

In the morning, they gave Reacher a medal. And in the afternoon, they sent him back to school. Night School takes Reacher back to his army days, but this time he's not in uniform. With trusted sergeant Frances Neagley at his side,...

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Spqr: A History of Ancient Rome

Spqr: A History of Ancient Rome

Mary Beard

A sweeping, revisionist history of the Roman Empire from one of our foremost classicists.

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 Read reviewFight Like a Girl

Fight Like a Girl

Clementine Ford

Personal and fearless - a call to arms for feminists new, old and as yet unrealised by one of our most outspoken feminist writers. 

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 Read reviewAda Twist, Scientist

Ada Twist, Scientist

Andrea Beaty, David Roberts

A story of the power of curiosity in the hands of a child on a mission to use science to understand her world

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 Read reviewLots

Lots

Marc Martin

A stunning graphic picture book by award-winng author illlustrator Marc Martin with quirky observations and facts about different places around the world. Hong Kong, the Amazon, Antarctica, India - from the villages, towns and...

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The Midnight Gang

The Midnight Gang

David Walliams, Tony Ross

David Walliams is back with another heart-warming, jaw-achingly funny, rollicking read! With illustrations by artistic genius Tony Ross.

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Pig the Elf

Pig the Elf

Aaron Blabey

No one loves Christmas more than Pig. And the world's greediest Pug will stay up all night to get his presents!

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Fucking Apostrophes

Fucking Apostrophes

Simon Griffin

A hilarious, furious and profoundly useful short guide to the most maddening punctuation in English.

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