Our top 10 bestsellers of the week

  1. The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams

  2. Quarterly Essay 81: Getting to Zero by Alan Finkel

  3. Witness by Louise Milligan

  4. The Believer by Sarah Krasnostein

  5. My Year of Living Vulnerably by Rick Morton

  6. The Animals in That Country by Laura Jean McKay

  7. Shadow Over Edmund Street by Frankham Suzanne

  8. Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

  9. How to Do the Work by Nicole LePera

  10. One: Pot, Pan, Planet by Anna Jones

Pip Williams' compelling novel of hidden histories, set during the height of the women’s suffrage movement, continues to enjoy wide acclaim with this week being shortlisted for the The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. It’s our recent bestseller, and no stranger to the top ten, so if you’ve already ready this rich novel, we recommend viewing the full shortlist and the judge’s report here to perhaps find your next historical adventure.

Other prize shortlisted books making an appearance on our bestseller list this week include Louise Milligan’s Witness and Laura Jean McKay’s The Animals in That Country, which were both included in the shortlist of the coveted Stella Prize, an award that celebrates the best work of literature, fiction or non-fiction, published an Australian woman during 2020. You can view the full shortlist and the judge’s report here.

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The Dictionary of Lost Words

The Dictionary of Lost Words

Pip Williams

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