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 Read reviewThe Shepherd's Hut

The Shepherd’s Hut

Tim Winton

The Shepherd's Hut is an exquisite, brutal coming of age novel. It tells the story of Jaxie, a boy on the run from his past, and explores the way love and hate combine to form a young man's beliefs.

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Somebody I Used to Know

Somebody I Used to Know

Wendy Mitchell

How do you build a life when all that you know is changing?

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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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Chasing the Scream: The Search for the Truth About Addiction

Chasing the Scream: The Search for the Truth About Addiction

Johann Hari

NOW WITH A NEW AFTERWORD, THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND THE SOURCE OF THE VIRAL TED TALK

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 Read reviewThe Nowhere Child

The Nowhere Child

Christian White

A little girl went missing years ago. That child is you. A dark and gripping debut psychological thriller that won the 2017 Victorian Premier's Literary Award, previously won by THE DRY and THE ROSIE...

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A Private War

A Private War

Marie Brenner

The film tie-in to A Private War, the superb new film starring Rosamund Pike as journalist Marie Colvin.

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Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World

Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World

Michelle Scott Tucker

A groundbreaking portrait of an ordinary English gentlewoman who would go on to become one of Australia's most significant, if little known, historical figures

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Everything I Know About Love

Everything I Know About Love

Dolly Alderton

When it comes to the trials and triumphs of becoming a grown up, journalist Dolly Alderton has seen and tried it all.In her memoir, she vividly recounts falling in love, wrestling with self-sabotage, finding a job,...

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The Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found

The Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found

Bart van Es

This is an astonishing portrait of a young girl's struggle to survive war, and her powerful, tumultuous and painful ties with her foster family.

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 Read reviewThe Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

Holly Ringland

An enchanting and captivating novel, The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart is an irresistible, deeply moving, and romantic story of a young girl, daughter of an abusive father, who has to learn the hard way that she can break the...

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Scrublands

Scrublands

Chris Hammer

A powerful and compelling debut Australian crime novel that will suit fans of Peter May, Jane Harper, and Dennis Lehane.

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 Read reviewFeel Free: Essays

Feel Free: Essays

Zadie Smith

Arranged into four sections--In the World, In the Audience, On the Bookshelf, and Feel Free--this collection poses questions we may immediately recognize.

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 Read reviewRecord of a Spaceborn Few: Wayfarers 3

Record of a Spaceborn Few: Wayfarers 3

Becky Chambers

From the ground, we stand. From our ship, we live. By the stars, we hope: The incredible new novel by Becky Chambers, author of the beloved The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet: 'a quietly profound, humane tour de force.'...

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Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell: New Revelations

Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell: New Revelations

Louise Milligan

NEW REVELATIONS with new foreword by Tom Keneally.

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The Other Wife

The Other Wife

Michael Robotham

The next compelling thriller from world-renowned author MICHAEL ROBOTHAM. 'Robotham is an absolute master' (Stephen King)

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Suicide Blonde

Suicide Blonde

Darcey Steinke, Maggie Nelson

The intensely-erotic feminist cult classic. Introduced by Maggie Nelson

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The Overstory

The Overstory

Richard Powers

SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018The Overstory unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from antebellum New York to the late twentieth-century Timber Wars of the Pacific Northwest and beyond:An Air...

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Illuminae: The Illuminae Files_01

Illuminae: The Illuminae Files_01

Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff

Kady and Ezra thought their break-up was messy until they witnessed their entire world literally falling apart. Now they're piecing together what's left of their lives, and their romance, and trying to survive an intergalactic...

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The 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 ..

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Lost Connections: Why You're Depressed and How to Find Hope

Lost Connections: Why You’re Depressed and How to Find Hope

Johann Hari

Lost Connections offers a radical new way of thinking about this crisis. It shows that once we understand the real causes, we can begin to turn to pioneering new solutions - ones that offer real hope.

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The Largesse of the Sea Maiden

The Largesse of the Sea Maiden

Denis Johnson

**A NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS' TOP BOOK OF 2018**The Largesse of the Sea Maiden is the long-awaited new story collection from Denis Johnson, author of the groundbreaking, highly acclaimed Jesus' Son.

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Property: A Collection

Property: A Collection

Lionel Shriver

The first ever story collection from the inimitable Lionel Shriver `Genius' Stylist `Phenomenal' Observer ...

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 Read reviewThe Madonna of the Mountains

The Madonna of the Mountains

Elise Valmorbida

Maria faces a stony path, but one she will surely climb to the summit. In this sumptuous and elegant novel you will taste the bigoli co l'arna, touch the mulberry leaves cut finer than organdie, and feel the strain of one woman...

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Kate Atkinson

'An unapologetic novel of ideas which is also wise, funny and paced like a thriller' ObserverThe magnificent new novel by bestselling award-winning Kate AtkinsonIn 1940, eighteen-year old Juliet Armstrong is reluctantly recruited...

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How to Write an Autobiographical Novel

How to Write an Autobiographical Novel

Alexander Chee

How to Write an Autobiographical Novel is Alexander Chee's exploration of the entangling of life, literature and politics, and how the lessons learned from a life spent reading and writing fiction have changed him.

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 Read reviewThe Ruin

The Ruin

Dervla McTiernan

The Ruin is the first in an exciting new crime series featuring DI Cormac Reilly.  

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How To Make Gravy

How To Make Gravy

Paul Kelly

A memoir in a hundred songs - classy storytelling from Australia's most prodigious singer-songwriter. 

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Circe

Circe

Madeline Miller

From the Orange Prize-winning, internationally bestselling author of The Song of Achilles comes the powerful story of the mythological witch Circe, inspired by Homer's Odyssey.

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True Stories: The Collected Short Non-Fiction

True Stories: The Collected Short Non-Fiction

Helen Garner

Spanning forty years of work, True Stories is the collected essays, stories and diary entries of one of Australia's greatest writers

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Stories: The Collected Short Fiction

Stories: The Collected Short Fiction

Helen Garner

These stories-that delve into the complexities of love and longing, of the pain, darkness and joy of life-are all told with her characteristic sharpness of observation, honesty and humour. Each one a perfect piece, together they...

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The Reckoning

The Reckoning

Yrsa Sigurdardottir, Victoria Cribb

A time capsule is unearthed from a school playground - containing a threat of deaths to come. As Freyja and Huldar look for the writer, the murders start... 

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Redemption Point

Redemption Point

Candice Fox

Disgraced former police detective Ted Conkaffey and convicted murderer Amanda Pharrell are uneasy allies working alongside DI Pip Sweeney on her first homicide investigation.

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 Read reviewAustralia Day

Australia Day

Melanie Cheng

Awarded the 2018 Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Fiction, Melanie Cheng's Australia Day paints a vivid and absorbing panorama of contemporary Australia

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The Lion Rampant

The Lion Rampant

Blanche D'alpuget

The second book in the captivating Birth of the Plantagenets series brings the twelfth-century reign of Henry II and his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine to vivid life, from bestselling author Blanche d'Alpuget. 1154. After years of...

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The Young Lion

The Young Lion

Blanche D'alpuget

The first book in the Birth of the Plantagenets series is sumptuous, rich historical fiction for fans of Wolf Hall and Game of Thrones. Queen Eleanor of France, said to be the most beautiful woman in Europe, has not been able...

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Black Tide: Jack Irish, Book Two

Black Tide: Jack Irish, Book Two

Peter Temple

When an old friend of Jack's late father asks for his help, Jack's happy to oblige. But sometimes people go missing for good reason.

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Dead Point: Jack Irish, Book Three

Dead Point: Jack Irish, Book Three

Peter Temple

Jack's been hired to find a missing man. But some powerful and dangerous people also seem to have an interest in his whereabouts.

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The Restorer

The Restorer

Michael Sala

* Longlisted for the 2018 Miles Franklin Literary Award, Michael Sala's The Restorer is an explosive and powerful story one troubled family's attempts to rebuild their broken lives

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 Read reviewAsymmetry

Asymmetry

Lisa Halliday

A major publishing event: a dazzling, provocative, hand-grenade of a novel introducing a remarkable new writer

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The Women in Black (Gift Edition)

The Women in Black (Gift Edition)

Madeleine St John

A beautiful gift edition of Madeleine St John's bestselling, much-loved novel-now a major film by Bruce Beresford and successful stage musical by Tim Finn under the title Ladies in Black.

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The Woman in the Window

The Woman in the Window

A. J. Finn

What did she see?  

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 Read reviewThe Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

Stuart Turton

Winner of the Costa First Novel Award 2018Gosford Park meets Groundhog Day by way of Agatha Christie and Black Mirror - the most inventive story you'll read this year.Tonight, Evelyn...

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The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World

The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World

Maya Jasanoff

A visionary life and times of Joseph Conrad, and of our global world, from one of the best historians writing today.   

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 Read reviewThe Life to Come

The Life to Come

Michelle de Kretser

Michelle de Kretser's fifth novel is both a delicious satire on the way we live now and a deeply moving examination of the true nature of friendship.

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Greeks Bearing Gifts

Greeks Bearing Gifts

Philip Kerr

Bernie Gunther returns in the thirteenth book in the Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling series, perfect for fans of John le Carre and Robert Harris.

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 Read reviewThe Odyssey

The Odyssey

Homer, Emily Wilson

A lean, fleet-footed translation that recaptures Homer's nimble gallop and brings an ancient epic to new life.

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The End: My Struggle Book 6

The End: My Struggle Book 6

Karl Ove Knausgaard, Don Bartlett, Martin Aitken

The extraordinary final volume of `the most significant literary enterprise of our times' (Guardian)The End is the sixth and final book in the monumental My Struggle cycle, which depicts life in all its shades, from moments of...

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We Were Eight Years in Power

We Were Eight Years in Power

Ta-Nehisi Coates

From 2008-2016, the leader of the free world was a black man. Obama's presidency was a watershed moment in American history. In those eight years, the political conversation around race, gender, class and wealth shifted...

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 Read reviewYou Think It, I'll Say It: Stories

You Think It, I’ll Say It: Stories

Curtis Sittenfeld

A dazzling, smart and razor-sharp story collection by Curtis Sittenfeld, Sunday Times bestselling author of Eligible and American Wife. 

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