Summer Reading Guide: Science, Nature & Travel

Green Thumb

Green Thumb

Craig Miller-Randle

No one is born with a green thumb ... but anyone can grow one! Renowned indoor 'plantspert' Craig Miller-Randle takes you through the basics of helping indoor plants to thrive

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 Read reviewOrwell's Roses

Orwell’s Roses

Rebecca Solnit

Roses, pleasure, and politics: a fresh take on Orwell as an avid gardener, whose political writing was grounded in his passion for the natural world.

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A Tree A Day

A Tree A Day

Amy-Jane Beer

Celebrated nature writer and enthusiast Amy Jane Beer gives you a wonderful story of tree life - botanical, historical, folkloric, poetic and cultural for every day of the year, in this beautifully illustrated book.

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 Special priceCosta's World: Gardening for the Soil, the Soul and the Suburbs

Costa’s World: Gardening for the Soil, the Soul and the Suburbs

Costa Georgiadis

The long-awaited book from the beloved host of ABC TV's Gardening Australia

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The Natural History Book: The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth

The Natural History Book: The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth

DK

A monumental and extraordinarily beautiful guide to the Earth's natural wonders 

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 Special priceNature's Treasures: Tales Of More Than 100 Extraordinary Objects From Nature

Nature’s Treasures: Tales Of More Than 100 Extraordinary Objects From Nature

Ben Hoare

Extraordinary stories from nature by best-selling author Ben Hoare, told through a captivating array of more than 100 natural objects

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No. 91/92: A Parisian Bus Diary

No. 91/92: A Parisian Bus Diary

Lauren Elkin

A love letter to Paris. A meditation on community and the beauty of observing others.

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Secrets of Women's Healthy Ageing: Living Better, Living Longer

Secrets of Women’s Healthy Ageing: Living Better, Living Longer

Cassandra Szoeke

The research-based approach to ageing well.

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 Read reviewSigns and Wonders: Dispatches from a Time of Beauty and Loss

Signs and Wonders: Dispatches from a Time of Beauty and Loss

Delia Falconer

The celebrated, Walkley Award-winning author on how global warming is changing not only our climate but our culture.

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The City Gardener: Contemporary Urban Gardens

The City Gardener: Contemporary Urban Gardens

Richard Unsworth

The City Gardener will inspire, educate and empower readers to celebrate and engage with their outdoor spaces.

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 Special priceThe Travel Book

The Travel Book

Lonely Planet

Get ready for a journey through every country in the world. This fourth edition of The Travel Book features all new images throughout, revised and updated text and more colourful and detailed mapping which brings the world to life...

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Paul Bangay's Guide to Plants

Paul Bangay’s Guide to Plants

Paul Bangay

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The Travel Book

The Travel Book

Lonely Planet Kids

Get to know our diverse planet with the second edition of this best-selling title. Thoroughly updated and revised and, for the first time, the book will now cover the entire globe with a full page dedicated to every independent...

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 Special priceUltimate Campsites: Australia

Ultimate Campsites: Australia

Penny Watson

An inspirational and practical guide to 75 of the best nature-based campgrounds across Australia.

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Ultimate Road Trips: Australia

Ultimate Road Trips: Australia

Lee Atkinson

A completely revised and updated guide to Australia's best driving holidays, by one of the country's best travel writers.

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 Special priceThe Good Life: How To Grow A Better World

The Good Life: How To Grow A Better World

Hannah Moloney

From growing your own tea, to building a DIY water tank, making yoghurt to co-housing, with The Good Life you'll gain the skills, self-reliance and confidence needed to engage meaningfully with your space, your food and your...

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Ultimate Weekends: Australia

Ultimate Weekends: Australia

Emma Shaw

A stunning, inspirational and practical guide to 60 of the best weekends away across Australia.

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Underwater Wild: My Octopus Teacher's Extraordinary World

Underwater Wild: My Octopus Teacher’s Extraordinary World

Craig Foster

From the creators of the Academy Award-winning documentary My Octopus Teacher, featuring an introduction by Jane Goodall. An immersive journey into the underwater world that holds transformative lessons for us all

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Weather: A Force of Nature

Weather: A Force of Nature

The Royal Meteorological Society

Spectacular images from Weather Photographer of the Year

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 Special priceMarcia Langton: Welcome to Country 2nd edition: Fully Revised & Expanded, A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia

Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country 2nd edition: Fully Revised & Expanded, A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia

Marcia Langton

The second edition of this landmark travel guide, written by one of this country's most highly respected First Nations voices.

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 Special priceWildhood

Wildhood

Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, Kathryn Bowers

A revelatory investigation of human and animal adolescence from the New York Times bestselling authors of Zoobiquity.

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Micro Life: Miracles of the Miniature World Revealed

Micro Life: Miracles of the Miniature World Revealed

DK, Chris Packham

This book combines graceful design and beautiful photography to provide an elegant introduction to microscopic nature

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Soulscape: Connecting Gardens to Landscape

Soulscape: Connecting Gardens to Landscape

Peter Shaw

Soulscape: Connecting Gardens to Landscape takes readers on a photographic journey through ten gardens located along the world-famous Great Ocean Road

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The Kinfolk Travel: Slower Ways to See the World

The Kinfolk Travel: Slower Ways to See the World

John Burns

The next book in the highly successful Kinfolk series, exploring the art of travel across five continents.

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 Special priceIn Paris: 20 Women on Life in the City of Light

In Paris: 20 Women on Life in the City of Light

Lauren Bastide, Jeanne Damas, Georgina Collins

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 Special priceHow to Avoid a Climate Disaster

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

Bill Gates

One of the world's greatest innovators and practical problem-solvers tackles the biggest global problem of our time.

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Gum: The Story of Eucalypts & Their Champions

Gum: The Story of Eucalypts & Their Champions

Ashley Hay

This new edition of Gum, from award-winning author Ashley Hay, is a powerful and lyrical exploration of these magical, mythical, medicinal trees, and the story of new worlds, curious people and big ideas.

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Gentle and Fierce

Gentle and Fierce

Vanessa Berry

New collection of essays on the relationships between humans and animals, by Vanessa Berry, author of Mirror Sydney, and the memoir of adolescence Ninety9. 

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 Special priceFlight of the Budgerigar: An Illustrated History

Flight of the Budgerigar: An Illustrated History

Penny Olsen

From the Dreamtime to the colonial live bird trade, the competitive culture of the showroom and today's thriving wild flocks, Flight of the Budgerigar is the authoritative history of the Budgerigar, written by respected...

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The First Shots

The First Shots

Brendan Borrell

An enthralling real-life thriller that tells the full inside story of the high-stakes race for a lifesaving vaccine to end the COVID-19 pandemic

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Every Deep-Drawn Breath

Every Deep-Drawn Breath

Wes Ely

A world-renowned critical-care doctor offers hope for patients, their families, and the future of medicine in this timely, urgent, and compassionate work about the devastating and little-known physical and emotional effects of ICU...

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A Dog's World: Imagining the Lives of Dogs in a World without Humans

A Dog’s World: Imagining the Lives of Dogs in a World without Humans

Jessica Pierce, Marc Bekoff

From two of the world's leading authorities on dogs, an imaginative journey into a future of dogs without people

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Country: Future Fire, Future Farming

Country: Future Fire, Future Farming

Bruce Pascoe, William Leonard Gammage, Margo Neale

What do you need to know to prosper as a people for at least 65,000 years? The First Knowledges series provides a deeper understanding of the expertise and ingenuity of Indigenous Australians

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Ciao Bella!: Six Take Italy

Ciao Bella!: Six Take Italy

Kate Langbroek

Kate Langbroek's deliciously funny, irreverent and inspiring memoir about moving to Bologna with her family to seek la dolce vita is a glorious reminder of what we can learn from the Italians about living life to the full - and...

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2021

The Best Australian Science Writing 2021

Dyani Lewis, Cathy Foley

This much-loved anthology showcases the nation's best science writing

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Being You: A New Science of Consciousness

Being You: A New Science of Consciousness

Professor Anil Seth

Anil Seth's radical new theory of consciousness challenges our understanding of perception and reality, doing for brain science what Dawkins did for evolutionary biology.

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Lonely Planet Australia's Best Trips

Lonely Planet Australia’s Best Trips

Lonely Planet, Paul Harding, Brett Atkinson, Andrew Bain, Cristian Bonetto

Discover the freedom of the open road with Lonely Planet's Australia's Best Trips. This trusted travel companion features 38 amazing road trips, from 2-day escapes to 2-week adventures. Explore the outback, marvel at the Daintree,...

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Around the World in 80 Books

Around the World in 80 Books

David Damrosch

A transporting and illuminating voyage around the globe, through classic and modern literary works that are in conversation with one another and with the world around them

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Around Australia at 80ks

Around Australia at 80ks

Meredith Schofield

Two humans, one dog and a bright yellow kombi on the road trip of a lifetime 

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