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5 Ways to be Famous Now
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 192

'Subtly savage humour. ' - Gabrielle Carey, author of Moving Among Strangers, Winner PM's Literary Awards 2014 A glamorous ocean liner, inspired by the original ghostly Queen Mary, sets sail on its maiden voyage from H

Meehan, Maurilia
$28.00

After the Carnage

"A single mother resorts to extreme measures to protect her young son. A Namibian student undertakes a United Nations internship in the hope of a better future. A recently divorced man starts a running group with members of an online forum for

Winch, Tara June
$24.95

After The Fire, A Still Small Voice

Set in the haunting landscape of eastern Australia, this is a stunningly accomplished debut novel about the inescapable past: the ineffable ties of family, the wars fought by fathers and sons, and what goes unsaid. After the departure of the

Wyld, Evie
$20.00

All the Birds, Singing
240

Jake Whyte is the sole resident of an old farmhouse on an unnamed island, a place of ceaseless rains and battering winds. It's just her, her untamed companion, Dog, and a flock of sheep. Which is how she wanted it to be. But something is com

Wyld, Evie
$20.00

Amy's Children
304

The getting away was terrible. Kathleen was very white and Patricia buried herself in the corner of the couch and cried quietly like a grown-up. Lebby had a fever and May had put her into the double bed under the speckled eiderdown. It was i

Masters, Olga, Hornung, Eva
$12.95

An Imaginary Life
Paperback 154 pages.

The Roman poet Ovid, exiled to a remote village on the edge of the Black Sea, tells the story of his meeting with a feral boy, brought up among wild animals in the snow. It is a luminous encounter between civilization and na

Malouf David
$20.00

Ancestor Game
Paperback 312 pages.

Piecing together the puzzle of exiled artist, Lang Tzu, last of a wealthy Chinese lineage, writer Steven Muir finds himself caught in a strange and haunted landscape. Both know the solitude of the only child and the poignanc

Miller Alex
$23.00

Ancestor Game
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 320

'The Ancestor Game is like an elaborate house of many floors and wings and hidden rooms, interconnecting in surprising ways and inhabited by a richly divergent family of characters.' - Midwest Book Review..Steven Muir,

Miller, Alex
$40.00

Anchoress
400

From a remarkable new Australian author comes THE ANCHORESS, a story set within the confines of a stone cell measuring seven paces by nine. Tiny in scope but universal in themes, it is a wonderful, wholly compelling fictional achievement. Se

Cadwallader, Robyn
$20.00

Animal People
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 272

'...a compelling and ultimately moving novel that cements Wood's place as one of the most intelligent and compassionate novelists in Australia.' Angela Meyer, The Age

Wood, Charlotte
$24.00

Antibiography of Robert F. Menzies
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm)

A hapless writer struggles to complete his biography of the conservative icon Robert Menzies and to fend off the increasingly terse demands of his ambitious publisher when salvation arrives in a most unexpected guise-and

Cohen, Bernard
$33.00

Asylum
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 170

'Just because you can't see the chains doesn't mean they don't exist.' In the Sanctuary, two robed men cut the hair of clients who have been called to pass through the White or Black Door. Along with their hair, the c

Hughes, John
$25.00

Ballad of Desmond Kale
Paperback 672

Winner of the Miles Franklin Award. In the early 1800s, out of the prison society of governors, redcoats, English gaolers, Irish convicts, and the few free settlers of Botany Bay, no one had ventured much farther inland than a few

McDonald, Roger
$20.00

Barracuda
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 528

He asked the water to lift him, to carry him, to avenge him. He made his muscles shape his fury, made every stroke declare his hate. And the water obeyed; the water would give him his revenge. No one could beat him, no

Tsiolkas, Christos
$23.00

Barracuda
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 528

He asked the water to lift him, to carry him, to avenge him. He made his muscles shape his fury, made every stroke declare his hate. And the water obeyed; the water would give him his revenge. No one could beat him, no

Tsiolkas, Christos
$23.00

Beauties and Furies: Text Classics
512

"The express flew towards Paris over the flooded March swamps. In a parlour-car, the melancholy dark young woman looked out persistently at the sand-dunes, cement-mills, pines, the war-cemetery with stone banners like folded umbrellas, the f

Stead, Christina
$12.95

Behind the Mask
176

A young girl dreams of finding her Prince Charming and falls head over heels in love, only to discover early on that she has been completely deceived. Caught in a resentful, angry, emotionally and physically abusive relationship, she tears a

Sampson, Juliet M.
$25.00

Beloved
320

When Roberta 'Bertie' Lightfoot is crippled by polio, her world collapses. But Mama doesn't tolerate self-pity, and Bertie is nobody if not her mother's daughter - until she sets her heart on becoming an artist. But when the family moves to

Faulkner, Annah
$25.00

Belvedere Woman

Callinan, Ian
$29.95

Best of Adam Sharp
320

"On the cusp of fifty, Adam Sharp has a loyal partner, earns a good income as an IT contractor and is the music-trivia expert at quiz nights. It's the lifestyle he wanted, but something's missing. Two decades ago, on the other side of the wo

Graeme, Simsion,
$30.00

Big Little Lies
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 480

I guess it started with the mothers.' 'It was all just a terrible misunderstanding.' 'I'll tell you exactly why it happened.' Pirriwee Public's annual school Trivia Night has ended in a shocking riot. A parent is dead

Moriarty, Liane
$15.00

Birdman's Wife
400

Ashley, Melissa
$30.00

Bittersweet
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 512

The bestselling new novel from the author of THE THORN BIRDS Do bonds between sisters ever break? Edda, Grace, Tufts and Kitty didn't think so. The four Latimer sisters, famous throughout New South Wales for their bea

McCullough, Colleen
$20.00

Blessing

Whose side are you on? Where does your loyalty lie? Belfast, 1912. Jack Young joins the mass rally to sign the Covenant pledging Ulster Protestants to oppose Home Rule by any means possible. But he has a guilty secret. He is in love with a Cath

Caesar, Adrian
$29.95

Blood
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 288

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2012 MILES FRANKLIN LITERARY AWARD Jesse has sworn to protect his sister, Rachel, no matter what. It's a promise that cannot be broken. A promise made in blood. But, when it comes down to life or

Birch, Tony
$22.95

Blueback
Paperback 168

Winton Tim
$23.00

Blueberry
320

Blueberry is a heart-warming debut novel about starting over, as a little blueberry orchard in the hills offers one woman the chance to change her life forever ..."Reading Blueberry made me think Glenna Thomson knows my secret dreams- starti

Thomson, Glenna
$33.00

Boat
Paperback 336

Winner of the 2009 Prime Minister's Literary Award Winner of the 2008 Dylan Thomas Prize The Boat will take you everywhere. In 1979, Nam Le's family left Vietnam for Australia, an experience that inspires the first and last stori

Le, Nam
$24.95

Bodysurfers Popular Penguins
poppenguin 168

Set among the surf and sandhills of the Australian beach - and the tidal changes of three generations of the Lang family - this is an Australian classic. A short-story collection which has become a bestseller and adapted for film,

Drewe Robert
$13.00

Bonobo's Dream
203(Ht mm) 127(Wdt mm) 202

The birch is a quiet tree. It listens. Eight-year-old James and his family live in a beautiful house perched on the edge of a forest, within the curve of a giant glass dome. They circle each other like fish in a fishbo

Mulready, Rose
$14.95

Book Thief
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm)

Markus Zusak was born in 1975 and is the author of five books, including The Messenger and the international bestseller, The Book Thief, which is translated into more than forty languages. He lives in Sydney with his wife

Zusak, Markus
$20.00

Bradshaw Case

A newcomer to Broome, Colin Everett is drawn into a fierce dispute about native title known as 'the Bradshaw case'. The disappearance of a key witness points to threats of blackmail, or even worse. To win the case for the Aboriginal claimants,

Hasluck, Nicholas
$29.95

Bring Larks And Heroes
247

Winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award, 1967 At the world's end, it is Sunday afternoon in February. Through the edge of the forest a soldier moves without any idea he's caught in a mesh of sunlight and shade. Corporal Halloran's this f

Keneally Thomas, Williamson Geordie
$12.95

Campaign Ruby
234(Ht mm) 155(Wdt mm) 336

When she gets the email announcing her redundancy, Ruby Stanhope hopes to maintain the composure expected of your average London investment banker. Instead, the next day's hangover brings two unfortunate discoveries. F

Rudd, Jessica
$19.95

Canonbury Tales

Aitkin, Don
$24.95

Careful, He Might Hear You
299

Winner, Miles Franklin Literary Award 1963 'Oh, aren't you lucky, PS.' 'Goodness, what a lucky boy.' 'What a treat!' 'Your Aunt Vanessa is coming.' Vanessa was coming all the way from England back to Australia and she was coming on a piano b

Locke Elliot Sumner, Nevin Robyn
$12.95

Carry Me Down: Text Classics
336

Winner, The Hawthornden Prize, United Kingdom Winner, The Encore Award, United Kingdom Shortlisted, Man Booker Prize Longlisted, Orange Prize for Fiction John Egan lives with his mother, father and grandmother in rural Ireland. The Guinness

Hyland, M. J.
$12.95

Cassowary Hill
black & white illustrations 336

Tom Pryce-Bowyer returns to his cabin in Queensland's wet tropics from overseas to write the life of a celebrated American photographer. Expecting only forest animals to disturb his concentration, he tries to defl

De Vaux, David
$36.00

Castle of Dreams
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 368

Growing up together in a mysterious castle in northern Queensland, Rose and Vivien Blake are very close sisters. But during the Second World War their relationship becomes strained when they each fall in love with the

McCune, Elise
$30.00

Catherine Wheel
1

"The wind from Siberia as announced by the BBC came down Bayswater Road from the direction of Marble Arch...Searing skin, and petrifying metal and wood, it took possession of London and this early day of the new year. Gently, somehow sympathet

Harrower, Elizabeth, Koval, Ramona
$12.95

Cattle King
320

At the age of 13 Sidney Kidman ran away from home with only five shillings in his pocket. He went on to become a horse dealer, drover, cattle buyer and bush jockey and he also ran a coach business. Above all, Kidman created a mighty cattle e

Idriess, Ion L.
$15.00

Chinese Affair
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 340

Sixteen exquisite stories exploring recent Chinese migration to Australia and elsewhere, exploring intergenerational and interracial relationships, the search for meaning, and the effects of isolation and the inability

Li, Isabelle
$27.00

Cloudstreet
Paperback 444 pages.

From separate catastrophes two rural families flee to the city and find themselves sharing a great, breathing, shuddering joint called Cloudstreet, where they begin their lives again from scratch. For twenty years they roist

Winton Tim
$27.00

Colonials
320

Nearly half a century ago, a young Australian journalist without a newspaper decided to try his hand at writing a novel. He was Brian Fitzpatrick, who was later to win public notice as an historian, as a radical polemicist and lobbyist on th

Fitzpatrick, Brian
$33.00

Comfort Zone
248

An astute novel about inner-city Australian racism - and about humanity emerging in the face of reality. Jack van Duyn is in his comfort zone. A pot-bellied, unfit, round-shouldered cabbie in his mid-fifties, he lives on his own and on the

Tanner, Lindsay
$30.00

Commandant
320

Anderson Jessica, Calil Carmen
$12.95

Cotter

A strong story of banishment, displacement, and crucial first contact, Cotter tells of a moving friendship between two very different men, ultimately powerless against the forces of history.

Begbie, Richard
$28.00

Crimes of the Father
400

A timely, courageous and powerful novel about faith, the church, conscience and celibacy. Tom Keneally, ex-seminarian, pulls no punches as he interrogates the terrible damage done to innocents as the Catholic Church has prevaricated around

Keneally, Tom
$30.00

Crow Mellow
Julian Davies' sixth and most unusual novel, is a contemporary social satire closely based on Aldous Huxley?s first novel (from 1921), Crome Yellow. This playful response to another book is startlingly furthered by the text being surrounded by almost
Davies, Julian
$28.00

Cyanide Games

Beasley, Richard
$30.00

Dancing on Coral: Text Classics
384

'She's going now,' said Henry Watter if he said anything at all. Or, 'It's a tricky place, the world. You've got to be sharp to manage it.''Leave her be. She'll be back,' said Mrs Watter. 'This is her home. She knows that.'

Adams Glenda
$12.95

Dangers of Truffle Hunting
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 352

True desires will be unearthed ...For readers of Zoe Foster-Blake, Candace Bushnell and Gourmet Traveller, a delightful sexy story that spans the Australian wine country, the French provinces and hip bars of the city.

Overend, Sunni
$30.00

Dark Palace

Five years have passed since Edith Campbell Berry's triumphant arrival at the League of Nations in Geneva, determined to right the wrongs of the world. The idealism of those early grand days has been eroded by a sense foreboding as the world mo

Moorhouse, Frank
$20.00

Dark Places
352

Shortlisted, Miles Franklin Literary Award 1995 Winner, Victorian Premier's Literary Award 1995 This is Albion Gidley Singer at the pen, a man with a weakness for a good fact. The first fact is always the hardest: you have to begin somewhere

Grenville Kate, Adler Louise
$12.95

Daughters Of Mars

In the tradition of Atonement and Birdsong, the Durance sisters leave Australia to nurse on the front during WWI and discover a world beyond their imaginings. Naomi and Sally Durance are daughters of a dairy farmer from the Macleay Valley. B

Keneally, Tom
$20.00

Death In Brunswick : Text Classics
224

Down on his luck and hard up for cash, Carl works in the kitchen of a seedy rock 'n' roll joint in ethnically diverse Brunswick. The bouncers and bosses terrify him, he's desperately in love with a much younger Greek waitress, and to make

Oxlade Boyd
$12.95

Delinquents: Text Classics
224

Brownie and Lola are young and in love. But the odds-not to mention their mothers, the cops, welfare officers and the stifling conventions of 1950s Brisbane-are against them. When they are forced to face adult responsibilities, will they ris

Rohan Creina
$12.95

Diary of a Bad Year
192

Winner, Nobel Prize for Literature 2003 She pouts. I was expecting more of a story, she says. It is difficult to get into the swing when the subject keeps changing. An ageing writer fills his journal: he has opinions about everything. He is

Coetzee J, M., Goldsworthy Peter
$12.95

Dining Alone
176

In these short stories the table is a scene of revenge and nostalgic memories, self-realisation and self-indulgence, separations and new beginnings. In turn warm and witty, acerbic and compassionate, sad and joyful, the stories in Dining Al

Santich, Barbara
$24.95

Dodge Rose
176

Eliza travels to Sydney to deal with the estate of her Aunt Dodge, and finds Maxine, a hitherto unknown cousin, occupying Dodge's apartment. When legal complications derail plans to live it up on their inheritance, the women's lives becom

Cox, Jack
$30.00

Dressmaker
Paperback 296 pages.

Reissued with a new cover to coincide with the release of Summer at Mount Hope. After twenty years away, Myrtle "Tilly" Dunnage returns to Dungatar. Dungatar is a small country town, where the townspeople's eccentricities ar

Ham Rosalie
$23.00

Drift
248

Castro, Brian
$24.95

Dyehouse
320

"Written with unerring skill and insight, The Dyehouse is a masterly portrait of postwar Australia,when industrial work was radically transformed by new technologies and society changed with it. Mena Calthorpe:who herself worked in a textile

Calthorpe, Mena
$12.95

Easy Way Out
272

'Amsterdam is so damn good. He is up there with the best, Delillo and the like, original as Tsolkias, but most importantly he is a master storyteller in his own right, assured and compelling, he somehow articulates things you know deep down

Amsterdam, Steven
$30.00

Eat Me : Text Classics
320

First published in 1995, Eat Me became an instant international bestseller - and caused a scandal in the US.

Julia is a photographer, Chantal edits a fashion magazine, Helen is a feminist academic and Philippa

Jaivin Linda
$12.95

Elemental
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 528

Nearing the end of her life, Meggie Tulloch takes up her pen to write a story for her granddaughter. It begins in the first years of the twentieth century, in a place where howling winds spin salt and sleet sucked up f

Curtin, Amanda
$25.00

Eleven Seasons
280

'Some guys are good at school and telling jokes or they have the latest stuff. Others are cricketers and basketball players: they can do things with the ball that make their classmates talk about them when they're not around. His thing is fo

Carter, Paul D.
$20.00

Eucalyptus
209(Ht mm) 136(Wdt mm) 264

1999 Winner of the Miles Franklin Award and the Commonwealth Writers Prize.
On a property in western New South Wales a man named Holland lives with his daughter Ellen. Over the years, as she grows into a beautiful y

Bail Murray
$23.00

Euphoria
233(Ht mm) 154(Wdt mm) 272

English anthropologist Andrew Bankson has been alone in the field for several years, studying the Kiona river tribe in the Territory of New Guinea. Haunted by the memory of his brothers' deaths and increasingly frustra

King, Lily
$30.00

Extinctions
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 280

He hated the word 'retirement', but not as much as he hated the word 'village', as if ageing made you a peasant or a fool. Herein lives the village idiot. Professor Frederick Lothian, retired engineer, world expert on

Wilson, Josephine
$30.00

Eye of the Sheep
320

Winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award 2015...Ned was beside me, his messages running easily through him, with space between each one, coming through him like water. He was the go-between, going between the animal kingdom and this one.

Laguna, Sofie
$20.00

Fairyland: Text Classics
336

The final book by Sumner Locke Elliott, the award-winning author of Careful, He Might Hear You.

Drawing heavily on Locke Elliott's own experiences, Fairyland charts the life of Seaton Daly, an aspiring write

Locke Elliot Sumner
$12.95

Family Skeleton
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 250

From inside her Toorak mansion, Margaret, matriarch, widow of Edmund Rice O'Day of O'Day Funerals, secretly surveys her family in the garden. Everyone, including Margaret herself, is oblivious to the secrets that threa

Bird, Carmel
$30.00

Fence
233(Ht mm) 154(Wdt mm) 368

"Not a word is wasted. Jaffe's humour is sly and unerringly finds its mark." Country Style "I promise you one thing, young lady. Building a fence is not going to keep the world out and won't keep your children in. Lif

Jaffe, Meredith
$33.00

Final Trials of Alan Mewling
black & white illustrations

Alan Mewling has plans for a brief retirement and then - when the Department of Various Affairs has succumbed to chaos without him - for a triumphant and lucrative return to the bureaucracy. However, a surreptitious

Bland, A C
$35.00

Fine
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 312

The dazzlingly accomplished stories in this collection range from a vivid moment of a young girl counting the 'water hours', to a scorching tale of schoolyard bullying; a sleep-deprived mother; grandparents of a child

Wright, Michelle
$30.00

Fish-Hair Woman
290

It's 1987. The Philippine government fights a total war against insurgency. The village of Iraya is militarised. The days are violent and the nights heavy with fireflies in the river where the dead are dumped. With her twelve-metre hair, Est

Bobis, Merlinda
$29.95

Floundering
210(Ht mm) 136(Wdt mm) 224

Tom and Jordy have been living with their gran since the day their mother, Loretta, left them on her doorstep and disappeared.

Now Loretta's returned, and she wants her boys back.

Tom and Jordy hit the

Ash Romy
$27.95

Foal's Bread
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 372

The sound of horses' hooves turns hollow on the farms west of Wirri. If a man can still ride, if he hasn't totally lost the use of his legs, if he hasn't died to the part of his heart that understands such things, then

Mears, Gillian
$23.00

Foal's Bread
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 376

The sound of horses' hooves turns hollow on the farms west of Wirri. If a man can still ride, if he hasn't totally lost the use of his legs, if he hasn't died to the part of his heart that understands such things, then

Mears, Gillian
$33.00

Forever Young
384

The fifth novel in the acclaimed Glenroy series by multi-award winning novelist Steven Carroll. Shortlisted for the 2016 Victorian Premier's Literary Award And is nostalgia not so much a longing for a place or a time, as a longing for yout

Carroll, Steven
$20.00

Freycinet
330

Freycinet is about obsessive love and cruel murder in the Tasmanian wilderness, as Ginny O'Byrne experiences disturbing visions of torturous fates for two missing young women. In Freycinet , Ginny is simultaneously enchanted but also stran

Calvert, Melanie
$25.00

Gap
black & white illustrations 232

When you're at the end of the line with nowhere to turn - how far would you go to protect the one you love? A man is found dead in an inner-city suburb, a police officer walks the blurry line between duty and loya

Jessen, Rebecca
$22.95

Girl with the Dogs
96

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Funder, Anna
$20.00

Glass Canoe
288

Winner, Miles Franklin Literary Award 1976 On hot days we jumped fully clothed into our bottomless beer glasses and pushed off from shore without a backward look. Heading for the deep, where it was calm and cool. Meat Man is a regular at the

Ireland David, Rothwell Nicolas
$12.95

Good On Paper
192

Winner Melbourne Lord Mayor's Creative Writing Awards, 2010

'Good on Paper is a flawless evocation of the literature machine, a witty remodelling of a crime caper and perfectly formed entertainment for re

Morgan, Andrew
$24.95

Goodbye Sweetheart
208(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 304

A successful lawyer, bon vivant, loving husband and father, has a heart attack and dies while swimming in the local pool. A man apparently happily married, yet, with two divorces behind him and three puzzled children.

Halligan, Marion
$30.00

Gotham
157(Ht mm) 120(Wdt mm) 136

Wisdom Tree - Five Novellas by best selling author Nick Earls Inkerman & Blunt will release one novella at a time, on the first of every month from May to September 2016. The novella is back disturbing the literary wat

Earls, Nick
$20.00

Gould's Book Of Fish
480

Once upon a time that was called 1828, before all fishes in the sea and all living things on the land were destroyed, there was a man named William Buelow Gould, a white convict who fell in love with a black woman and discovered too late tha

Flanagan, Richard
$20.00

Grass Castle
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 416

Secrets in the mountains. Two women ensnared by the past. A story of friendship, high country history and kangaroos. Eighty-six-year-old Daphne and university student Abby meet by chance on land which used to belong to

Viggers, Karen
$20.00

Guide to Berlin
288

"A Guide to Berlin" is the name of a short story written by Vladimir Nabokov in 1925, when he was a young man of 26, living in Berlin. A group of six international travellers, two Italians, two Japanese, an American and an Australian, meet i

Jones, Gail
$33.00

Guide to Berlin
272

Longlisted for the 2016 Stella Prize. 'A Guide to Berlin' is the name of a short story written by Vladimir Nabokov in 1925, when he was a young man of 26, living in Berlin. A group of six international travellers, two Italians, two Japanese,

Jones, Gail
$23.00

Happiness Jar

Rachel Hudson succumbs to cystic fibrosis at age twenty-seven, intentionally leaving behind secrets that push each of her remaining family to question what it is they want from life, and from each other. Her father Brian, a Vietnam veteran stru

Tidy, Samantha
$24.95

Hating Game
384

Nemesis (n.) 1) An opponent or rival whom a person cannot best or overcome. 2) A person's undoing 3) Joshua Templeman Lucy Hutton has always been certain that the nice girl can get the corner office. She's charming and accommodating and pr

Thorne, Sally
$33.00

Heat and Light
232

Winner of the 2013 David Unaipon Award In this award-winning work of fiction, Ellen van Neerven takes her readers on a journey that is mythical, mystical and still achingly real. Over three parts, she takes traditional storytelling and gives

van Neerven, Ellen
$22.95

Here Come the Dogs

Revelatory and incendiary, Here Come the Dogs is a window into the youth of contemporary multicultural Australia, through the lives of three disaffected, hedonistic, aspirational and sometimes violent young men on the edge. Fresh in form and co

Musa, Omar
$30.00

Here Where We Live
160

That's the thing about climate change, it comes home to you. In our case, literally - the fifth night after my husband's departure, while the children and I were sleeping in the front bedrooms, the old tree next door gave way and smashed thr

Flanagan Willanski, Cassie
$24.95

Historian's Daughter
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 240

In an old house with 'too many windows and women', high in the Indian hills, young Hannah lives with her older sister Gloria; her two older brothers; her mother - the Magician; a colourful assortment of aunts, blow-ins

Murphy, Rashida
$30.00

Home After Dark

Nandan, Kavita
$25.00

Home Girls
208

Between the publication of The Home Girls, in 1982, and her death, Olga Masters was acclaimed as one of Australia's finest writers. Her short stories, distinguished by their acute observation of human behaviour, drew comparison with the fine

Masters Olga, Williamson Geordie
$12.95

Husband's Secret
197(Ht mm) 130(Wdt mm) 416

Cecilia Fitzpatrick, devoted mother, successful Tupperware business owner and efficient P&C President, has found a letter from her husband. "For my wife, Cecilia Fitzpatrick, to be opened only in the event of my death"

Moriarty, Liane
$15.00

I Saw a Strange Land: Text Classics
272

While living in Central Australia Arthur Groom fell under the spell of our harsh and fascinating country, captivated by its limitless distances and unbelievable colour. Hermannsburg, the home of artist Albert Namatjira and of other well-know

Groom, Arthur, Davidson, Robyn
$12.95

Idea of Perfection
416

Kate Grenville's Orange-Prize winning novel The Idea of Perfection is the story of the small town of Karakarook, and of Douglas Cheeseman and Harvey Savage-two people who seem the least likely in the world to fall in love. Unlike Felicity Po

Grenville, Kate, Armfield, Neil
$12.95

If Blood Should Stain the Wattle
544

It's 1972 in Gibber's Creek, and across the nation, the catchcry is, 'It's time'. 'And we must sing a rebel song And join in rebel chorus.' In 1972 in Gibber's Creek, and across the nation, the catchcry is, 'It's time'. Time for old folk

French, Jackie
$30.00

In Certain Circles
201(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 256

Zoe Howard is seventeen when her brother, Russell, introduces her to Stephen Quayle. Aloof and harsh, Stephen is unlike anyone she has ever met, 'a weird, irascible character out of some dense Russian novel'. His siste

Harrower, Elizabeth
$23.00

In the Company of Strangers
432

Ruby and Cat's friendship was forged on an English dockside over sixty years ago when, with other terrified children, they clung to each other and boarded a ship bound for Australia. It was a friendship that was supposed to last a lifetime b

Byrski, Liz
$19.00

In the Quiet
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 368

A moving, sweet and uplifting novel of love, grief and the heartache of letting go, from a wonderful new Australian author. Cate Carlton has recently died, yet she is able to linger on, watching her three young childre

Henry-Jones, Eliza
$23.00

Indelible Ink
464

Marie King is fifty-nine, recently divorced, and has lived a rather conventional life on Sydney's affluent north shore. Now her three children have moved out, the family home is to be sold, and with it will go her beloved garden. On a drunke

McGregor, Fiona
$24.95

Isobel on the Way to the Corner Shop
336

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198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 312

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198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 408

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Jonah: Text Classics
384

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Journey to the Stone Country
Paperback 372 pages.

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Julia Paradise: Text Classics
160

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Juneau
157(Ht mm) 120(Wdt mm)

Wisdom Tree - Five Novellas by best selling author Nick Earls

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La Strada Da Seguire
black & white illustrations 454

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Landing
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 288

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Landscape of Farewell
195(Ht mm) 130(Wdt mm) 288

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Landscape with Landscape
368

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Last Days of Chez Nous and Two Friends: Text Classics
272

The Last Days of Chez Nous & Two Friends showcases the range of one of Australia's greatest writers. These two scripts for films - The Last Days of Chez Nous was directed by Gillian Armstrong in 1991, and Two Friends by Jane Campion in 1986

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Letter to Pessoa
224

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Lifetime on Clouds
176

Adrian Sherd is a teenage boy in Melbourne of the 1950s-the last years before television and the family car changed suburbia forever. Earnest and isolated, tormented by his hormones and his religious devotion, Adrian dreams of elaborate orgi

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Lightning
400

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Little Hotel: Text Classics
240

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Long Green Shore: Text Classics
208

Everyone was very casual about it - carefully laconic. For the old soldiers it was another move - there had been plenty like this before - they knew what was coming.


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Lost Child
304

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Lover's Country
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In the course of their passionate relationship, Tom Markson and his much younger Jewish lover Naomi Branath support a Palestinian leader, Fadeela Qubra who has been awarded an international prize for peace and who knows the deta

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Lovesong
372

Strangers did not, as a rule, find their way to Chez Dom, a small Tunisian cafe in Paris. Run by the widow Houria and her young niece, Sabiha, the cafe offers a home away from home for the North African immigrant workers at the great abattoi

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Machines for Feeling
272

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Man in the Corner
304

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Mandarin Code
400

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March
400 pages.

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Memory Artist
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 304

The Australian/Vogel's Literary Award is Australia's richest and most prestigious award for an unpublished manuscript and has launched the careers of some of its most successful writers, including Tim Winton, Kate Gren

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Merciless Gods
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 336

Love, sex, death, family, friendship, betrayal, tenderness, brutality, sacrifice and revelation...This incendiary collection of stories from acclaimed writer Christos Tsiolkas, bestselling author of The Slap and Barrac

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Messenger
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 408

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Moral Hazard: Text Classics
176

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Mountain
448

'A novel as intricate and powerful as the bark-cloth paintings at its heart' -- Anna Funder In 1968 Papua New Guinea is on the brink of independence, and everything is about to change. Amidst the turmoil filmmaker Leonard arrives from Eng

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Mr Darwin's Shooter
Paperback 365 pages.

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304

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Mullumbimby
304

A darkly funny novel of romantic love and cultural warfare from one of Australia's most admired Indigenous voices.

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My Brilliant Career
288

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Napoleon's Last Island
448

Whilst living in exile on St Helena, Napoleon exerted an extraordinary influence on young Betsy Balcombe. How did she get from Napoleon's side to the Australian bush? When Tom Keneally discovered by chance at the National Gallery of Victori

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Napoleon's Roads
136

A writer questions the architecture of words, struggling to capture his ideas before they are lost; a husband excavating beneath his house becomes mesmerised by silence and disappears in search of solitude; a lighthouse keeper dreams that he

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Natural Way of Things
208(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 320

She hears her own thick voice deep inside her ears when she says, 'I need to know where I am.' The man stands there, tall and narrow, hand still on the doorknob, surprised. He says, almost in sympathy, 'Oh, sweetie. Yo

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Nest
304

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Nightingale

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Nobody's Hero

Aitkin, Don
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NoHo
157(Ht mm) 120(Wdt mm)

NoHo, is about living in the shadows of the famous. Meet Charlie and his would-be-star sister, Cassie, in Hollywood, discover the Wisdom Tree and f

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Odd Angry Shot
144

The Odd Angry Shot is the seminal account of Australian soldiers in the Vietnam War. Brief and bracing, tragic yet darkly funny, it portrays a close-knit group of knockabout SAS fighters: their mateship, homesickness and fears; their practic

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Oliver of the Levant
368

With little more than a boyhood obsession for Lawrence of Arabia, Oliver Lawrence, stepmother and young brother in tow, is forced to leave Bondi Beach for 1970s Beirut. Oliver of the Levant sits firmly beside Jasper Jones, sharing a teenage

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One Who Got Away
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 320

The perfect couple. The perfect crime. The not-to-be-missed new psychological thriller from Caroline Overington. When Loren meets David, she falls hard. Although they're from the same Californian town they come from ve

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Only the Empty Sky
black & white illustrations 200

1918: Lord Howe Island, off Australia's eastern coast. An American, Paul De Martinet, arrives to paint the sub tropical outpost's vanishing birds. Home to an insular community, jealousy and suspicion lurk not far

Kelly, Russell
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Other Side of Silence
156

A gripping, emotionally charged drama unfolding over a tumultuous week for Anna Mason, a Melbourne doctor: her newborn nephew's life hangs in the balance, her parents meet after years of rage and silence, and Anna's own heartbreak can no lon

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Other Side of the World
352

Cambridge, 1963. Charlotte is struggling. With motherhood, with the changes marriage and parenthood bring, with losing the time and the energy to paint. Her husband, Henry, wants things to be as they were and can't face the thought of anoth

Bishop, Stephanie
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Other Side of the World
304

'profoundly moving ...a literary tour de force' - Australian Women's Weekly 'the precision and flair of the writing is breathtaking' - Weekend Australian 'an insightful, exquisitely observed novel' - The Guardian CAMBRIDGE, 1963 Charlotte is

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Our Tiny, Useless Hearts
288

Henry has ended his marriage to Caroline and headed off to Noosa with Mercedes' grade three teacher, Martha. Caroline, having shredded a wardrobe-full of Henry's suits, has gone after them. Craig and Lesley have dropped over briefly from nex

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Out of the Line of Fire
320

I felt as though I was walking on a precariously thin, transparent laminate between the mirror image of two separate worlds. Any minute, if I lost my footing and missed meeting the foot which rose to meet mine, I ran the risk of falling thro

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Paper House
233(Ht mm) 154(Wdt mm)

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Past the Shallows
320

Harry and Miles live with their father, an abalone fisherman, on the south-east coast of Tasmania. With their mum dead, they are left to look after themselves. When Miles isn't helping out on the boat they explore the coast, and Miles and hi

Parrett, Favel
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People of the Book
356

When Hannah Heath gets a call in the middle of the night in her Sydney home about a Jewish praybook manuscript which has been discovered in war-torn Sarajevo, she knows she is about to embark on the experience of a life time.

Brooks, Geraldine
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Permanent Resident
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 280

A woman who can't swim wades into a suburban pool. An Indian family sits down to an Australian Christmas dinner. A single mother's offer to coach her son's soccer team leads to an unexpected encounter. A recent migrant

Gonsalves, Roanna
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Populate and Perish
203(Ht mm) 127(Wdt mm) 128

The freshest writing to come out of Melbourne since Christos Tsiolkas' Loaded. Nick is treading water. No boyfriend. No career. Living in a granny flat in Fitzroy North. On a whim he decides to travel with his twin si

Haddad, George M.
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Precious Things
320

In the tradition of gloriously absorbing, lush and moving women's fiction by authors such as Kate Morton, Lucinda Riley and Joanne Harris comes PRECIOUS THINGS. Normandy, France, 1891: a young woman painstakingly sews an intricate beaded col

Doust, Kelly
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Questions of Travel
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 528

A dazzling, compassionate and deeply moving novel from one of world literature's rising stars. A mesmerising literary novel, Questions of Travel charts two very different lives. Laura travels the world before re

de Kretser,Michelle
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Rain Music
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm)

She's sold millions of bestselling books. Come into the world of Di Morrissey - Australia's favourite storyteller. "As a psychological study of sibling relationships and as a thriller, Rain Music is utterly compelling."

Morrissey, Di
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Ransom
Paperback Shortlisted Prime Minister's Literary Awards 2010

In this exquisite gem of a novel, Achilles is maddened by grief at the death of his friend Patroclus. From the walls of Troy, King Priam watches the body of his son, Hector, being drag

Malouf, David
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Refuge
448

Late at night Lloyd Fitzherbert, police reporter with the Sydney Gazette, is picked up by his man in CIB for a 'last-minute job that won't take a minute' at the morgue. A body has been found in the harbour. Irma, a beautiful young woman who

Mackenzie, Kenneth, Rothwell, Nicolas
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Relativity
368

Ethan is a bright young boy obsessed with physics and astronomy who lives with his mother, Claire. Claire's life is centred on Ethan; she is fiercely protective of her talented, vulnerable son, and of her own feelings. When Ethan falls ill,

Hayes, Antonia
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River House
432

The River House is a spellbinding debut novel, resonant of childhoods past and the beauty of the Australian countryside. It is the late 1940s, and the Broody River runs through a maze of sandbanks into the Coral Sea. On its southern bank li

Cunnington, Janita
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River Run
432

Taking place over just one week, River Run is an unputdownable rural drama from the bestselling author of The Bark Cutters and Wild Lands. It is January 1951, and after a year away Eleanor Webber has returned home to River Run, her family's

Alexander, Nicole
$33.00

Road Back
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 444

From the mountains to the valleys, from big cities to tiny towns, to the outback and the islands, Di Morrissey knows this country. She's been there. In The Road Back, Di weaves a tale of reconnection and starting over.

Morrissey, Di
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Rooms in the City

Hasluck, Nicholas
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Rosie Project
304

The international bestseller. Over three million copies sold worldwide. 'An extraordinarily clever, funny, and moving book about being comfortable with who you are and what you're good at. I'm sending copies to several friends and hope to

Simsion, Graeme
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Ruins
352

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Savanadasa, Rajith
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Rules of Backyard Cricket
304

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Serong, Jock
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Sarah Thornhill
320

From the beginning Jack and I was friends. Somehow our way of looking at things fitted together. He never called me Dolly, the way the others did, only my full and proper name. Sarah Thornhill is the youngest child of William Thornhill, conv

Grenville, Kate
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Savage Evens the Score

Emerson-Elliott D StJ
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Science of Appearances
304

A brilliant story of family and heredity, of the things that bind us together and that wrench us apart. Dominic and Mary are twins, but they are also opposites: Dominic, the first-born, is thoughtful and quiet, driven by the responsibility h

Halloran, Jacinta
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Seaglass Spiral

Gould, Alan
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Secret City [TV Tie-in Edition]
800

Tie-in to the six-part political thriller coming soon to Foxtel based on THE MARMALADE FILES and THE MANDARIN CODE. Two books in one: THE MARMALADE FILES When seasoned newshound Harry Dunkley is slipped a compromising photograph one frosty C

Lewis, Steve, Uhlmann, Chris
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Shadow Game
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 464

Scandal, vengeance, redemption in the third book in the series brought to TV screens by Foxtel in Secret City Scandal, vengeance and redemption are the driving forces in this explosive conclusion to the political thri

Lewis, Steve, Uhlmann, Chris
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Shame and the Captives
400

Will keeping the Japanese, Korean and Italian POWs of the Second World War alive in Australia keep Australian POWs alive and well wherever they are? In the spirit of The Daughters of Mars, Tom Keneally's new novel brilliantly explores the

Keneally, Tom
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Simplest Words
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 368

From one of Australia's greatest novelists comes this fine collection, a storyteller's journey. These short stories and essays, written over the last forty years, comprise an insightful and intelligent meditation on th

Miller, Alex
$23.00

Slap
304

At a suburban barbecue, a man slaps a child who is not his own. This event has a shocking ricochet effect on a group of people, mostly friends, who are directly or indirectly influenced by the event. In this remarkable novel, Christos Tsio

Tsiolkas, Christos
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Snow Kimono
368

*Winner, Christina Stead Prize for Fiction, NSW Premier's Literary Awards *Shortlisted, Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, Queensland Literary Awards and ACT Book of the Year Award Paris: 1989. Recently retired Inspector of Police Auguste

Henshaw, Mark
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Solid Rock
358

One act of treachery propels him up the ladder and into the murky world of Labor Party manoeuvrings as Kevin 07 looks like becoming Australia's next Prime Minister. A shocking tragedy and stroke of luck on Lawrence's part puts a high stak

Perrett, Graham
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Sound Of One Hand Clapping
448

From the winner of the Man Booker Prize. One of the most-loved and biggest-selling literary novels in Australian history. In the winter of 1954, in a construction camp in the remote Tasmanian highlands, when Sonja Buloh was three years old a

Flanagan, Richard
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Sound of One Hand Clapping

NOW AVAILABLE AS A VINTAGE CLASSIC EDITION Since its first publication in 1997, Richard Flanagan's classic story of migration and love has become one of the most-loved and biggest-selling literary novels in Australian history. In the winter of

Flanagan, Richard
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Southern Ruby
576

Forbidden love. Family secrets. A twist of fate. The stunning new generational saga from Belinda Alexandra, bestselling author of TUSCAN ROSE. Amanda Darby has been living with her grandmother since she was two years old. If not for one hor

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$33.00

Steam Pigs
248

Sue Wilson, young and Aboriginal, escapes her 'too-large, too-poor family in a too-small' north Queensland town for Logan City's frontier sprawl. Entering 'the mythic world of Work' she discovers that the view from behind the bar is less tha

Lucashenko, Melissa
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Stories from Other Places
288

Nicholas Shakespeare's collected stories take us across oceans and continents into the intimate lives of his characters and the dilemmas and temptations they face. The opening novella, 'Oddfellows', tells the little-known history of horrifyi

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Strays

In The Strays, Evan Trentham is the wild child of the Melbourne art world of the 1930s. He and his captivating wife, Helena, attempt to carve out their own small niche, to escape the stifling conservatism they see around them, by gathering toge

Bitto, Emily
$25.00

Submerged Cathedral
Paperback 320

Shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award. The Submerged Cathedral is a superb, enthralling novel of love, tragedy and atonement from the acclaimed author of The Children. Set me as a seal on your heart, for love is stronger than de

Wood, Charlotte
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Summer at Mount Hope
Paperback

From the bestselling author of The Dressmaker, now a major motion picture starring Kate Winslet, in cinemas October 2015. Phoeba Crupp is a young woman who lives with her parents and sister on a small farm near Geelong in the 1890s. H

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Swords and Crowns and Rings
400

Growing up in an Australian country town before World War I, Jackie Hanna and Cushie Moy are carefree and innocent in their love for each other. But Jackie is a dwarf, and his devotion to the beautiful Cushie is condemned by her parents. Thi

Park Ruth, Pung Alice
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Sydney Bridge Upside Down
288

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Ballantyne David, De Goldi Kate
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Tailor's Girl
480

A humble soldier wakes in a military hospital with no recollection of his past. Jones has only a few horrifying memories of the battlefield at Ypres, and his identity becomes a puzzle he must solve. A stunning seamstress dreams of her own hi

McIntosh, Fiona
$23.00

Taste for It
456 pages.

Maura, a young Australian chef, goes to Ireland to promote food and wine - and then on the way finds more romance than she'd bargained for. And while confronting a family secret from the past, she meets someone of the future.

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That Deadman Dance
408

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Their Brilliant Careers: The Fantastic Lives of Sixteen Extraordinary Australian Writers
240

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There Should Be More Dancing
352

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Things Could Be Worse (UQP Modern Classics series)
200

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Things We Didn't See Coming
224

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Thorn Birds
Paperback 608 pages.

A family saga of dreams, struggles, passions, and forbidden love in the Australian outback. This is the story of the Clearys that spans three generations.

McCullough Colleen
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Three Wishes
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 384

The three Kettle sisters have had a mortifying mishap. Their raucous, champagne-soaked birthday dinner has come to an abrupt end following a violent argument and an emergency dash to the hospital. So who started it thi

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Time Capsule
Text only 256

In Time Capsule the poem-like writings of a breadth of fictional voices are gathered together in an incisive reflection on contemporary existence. Painting students, surfers, pharmacists, retirees, sports lovers, budding writers, T

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Tirra Lirra by the River
208 pages.

A novel that tells of one woman's remarkable life. Nora Porteous flees her small-town family and stifling marriage and creates a new life for herself in London. In her seventies, she returns to Queensland to settle in her childhood ho

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To the Sea
233(Ht mm) 154(Wdt mm) 464

On a clear summer's day, Detective Inspector Tony Vincent answers a call-out to an idyllic Tasmanian beach house. Surrounded by family and calm waters, seventeen-year-old Zoe Kennett has inexplicably vanished. Four st

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Trapeze Act The
256

Loretta's mother was a trapeze artist in Europe, the star of the famed Rodzirkus circus, before she walked out on her drunken husband and his debts while on tour in Australia. But a life in 1960s suburban Adelaide was always going to be diff

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Treading Air
304

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Tree Palace
288

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Troppo
264

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True History of the Kelly Gang
496

The first Penguin edition of Peter Carey's Booker Prize-winning True History of the Kelly Gang, with a cover by Michael Leunig As he flees the police, Ned Kelly scribbles his narrative in semiliterate but magically descriptive prose. To his

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True Story of Spit Macphee
1

When young Spit MacPhee comes to live with his grandfather, the people of the Australian country town of St Helen fear for his future. Fyfe MacPhee is a crazy old man, and barefoot Spit has to fend for himself along the riverbank where they li

Aldridge, James, Gwynne, Phillip
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Truly Madly Guilty
528

IF ONLY THEY'D SAID NO...Clementine is haunted by regret. It was just a barbeque. They didn't even know their hosts that well, they were friends of friends. They could so easily have said no. But she and her husband Sam said yes, and now th

Moriarty, Liane
$17.00

Truly Madly Guilty
233(Ht mm) 154(Wdt mm)

If only they'd said no...What if they hadn't gone? That's the question Clementine can't stop asking herself. It was just an ordinary backyard barbeque on a Sunday afternoon. They didn't know their hosts that well. They we

Moriarty, Liane
$33.00

Umbrella Club
229(Ht mm) 154(Wdt mm) 264

During World War 1 a friendship is forged on the battlefields of France between Axel and Edward, two young Englishmen. There, inspired by barrage balloons, they develop a mutual fascination

Brooks David
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Uncle Adolf
The year is 1982 and Adolf Hitler has been living anonymously on the south coast of New South Wales for almost thirty years, waging small wars with his neighbours and the local council. Until one day, during the height of the Falklands War, his old c
Cormick, Craig
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Unknown Industrial Prisoner: Text Classics
464

What was Puroil? At Clearwater it was a sprawling refinery, an army of white shirts, a fleet of wagons, a number of apparently separate companies, dozens of monolithic departments protected from each other by an armour of fun

Ireland David
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Unknown Terrorist
336

What would you do if you turned on the television and saw you were the most wanted terrorist in the country? Gina Davies is about to find out. After spending a night with an attractive stranger, she has become a prime suspect in the investig

Flanagan, Richard
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Vancouver
157(Ht mm) 120(Wdt mm)

Vancouver is the story Paul would tell if he were living in plague times-a story that comforts, a story that wards of evil. His story is about the giant that influenced his life, it's about the day the world changed, and

Earls, Nick
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Venice

"This floored me. The format is a game changer and the linked novellas combine to create the best book I've read in 12 years, since David Mitchell's Cloud Atlas. Five complex and distinct stories set in New York, Brisbane, Vancouver, Alaska and

Earls, Nick
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Wake in Fright
224

The controller stood back. 'Right,' he said. 'Spin 'em!' The man flipped the piece of wood and the coins spun up into the air above his head and dropped down on to the carpet. There was silence. Wake in Fright tells the tale of John Grant's

Cook Kenneth, Temple Peter
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Wanting

1841. In the remote penal colony of Van Diemen's Land, a barefoot aboriginal girl sits for her portrait in a red silk dress. She is Mathinna, the adopted daughter of the island's governor, Sir John Franklin, and his wife, Lady Jane, and the sub

Flanagan, Richard
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Watch Tower: Collectors Edition: Introduction by Joan London The
352

"After Laura and Clare are abandoned by their mother, Felix is there to help, even to marry Laura if she will have him. Little by little the two sisters grow complicit with his obsessions, his cruelty, his need to control. Set in the leafy

Harrower, Elizabeth, London, Joan
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Water Diviner
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 368

When the Great War ends, Joshua Connor a grieving farmer and sometime water diviner from the Mallee in Victoria, sets out to fulfil his wife's dying wish - to travel to Gallipoli to recover the bodies of his three sons

Anastasios, Andrew, Wilson-Anastasios, Meaghan
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Waterfowl are Drunk!
, colour illustrations 78

Kate Liston-Mills' The Waterfowl Are Drunk! is a series of short stories set in the author's hometown, Pambula, on New South Wales' far south coast. A fox stalks a nest of hatching swans, loving parents deal with their

Liston-Mills, Kate
$23.00

Wave
96

Midori and u Co are international university students in Melbourne. They play at being silver dragons birthing pearls from their mouths. They are united by loneliness. Midoris parents are killed by the tsunami in Fukushima and soon after Mido

Pham, Hoa
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We. Are. Family.
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 256

Three brothers are forced to confront the quiet, pervasive violence of their family's past and the distances to which they have all carried their father's pain into their own futures. Paul Mitchell's episodic novel is

Mitchell, Paul
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Wedding Bush Road
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 288

When Daniel, a young Australian lawyer based in Los Angeles, is called back to his family's farm, he has to contend not only with a philandering father and a sick mother, but also the burden of memory. He arrives in th

Francis, David
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What the Family Needed
272

"Okay, tell me which do you want: to be able to fly or to be invisible?" What if every now and then, the people in your family woke up with a special power? Over the span of 30 years we are invited into the secrets of one very unique family,

Amsterdam, Steven
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Where the Light Falls
216(Ht mm) 136(Wdt mm) 320

Where the Light Falls tells the story of Andrew, a photographer in his 30s who comes back to Australia when he hears that his former girlfriend has disappeared. By the time he gets back, her body has been found, and ev

Shirm, Gretchen
$28.00

Where The Trees Were

'All in?' Kieran pulled me up, and the others followed. We gathered around the bigger tree. No one asked Matty - he just reached up and put his right hand on the trunk with ours. Kieran cleared his throat. 'We swear, on these trees, to always b

Simpson, Inga
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Whip Hand
220

"Who holds the whip hand? From a young mother stealing back her child to a disillusioned lover seeking revenge with a potion, from house cleaners contemplating a life of crime to a woman parting ways with Jesus, these are stories of people

Nicolescu, Mihaela
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Wild Cat Falling
198 x 128mm. , A&R Classics 160

Mudrooroo
$10.00

Windy Season
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 336

Sam Carmody is a real literary talent, with an artist's inquiring mind and a natural feel for the beauty and toughness of language. Charlotte Wood, author of the award-winning The Natural Way of Things..A young fisherm

Carmody, Sam
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Wish
400

'I'm not deaf, but I've always felt more at home in Sign. Both my parents are deaf. Deaf as posts. Deaf as adders, deaf as beetles. And proud as peacocks, Deaf Pride long before there was a word, or a sign, for it. I learnt to speak with my

Goldsworthy, Peter, Bradley, James
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Woman Next Door
233(Ht mm) 154(Wdt mm) 400

"The doyenne of women's fiction" West Australian Over the years, the residents of Emerald Street have become more than just neighbours, they have built lasting friendships over a drink and chat on their back verandahs

Byrski, Liz
$33.00

Woman of the Future : Text Classics
480

'Mother's stomach bellied out like a sail. Young, she was unable to say no to anyone who asked her to make love. Her reasons for her behaviour were all her own; never, after she'd had me did she allow another man to enter her; my birth wa

Ireland David
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Women in Black
256

At the very end of the Ladies' Frocks Departments, past Cocktail Frocks, there was something very special, something quite, quite wonderful; but it wasn't for everybody: that was the point. Because there, at the very end, there was a lovely

St John Madeleine, Beresford Bruce
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Wonder Lover
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 384

'Some books read as if they are touched by magic, so wondrous and astonishing is the experience of immersing yourself in them. That's how I feel about The Wonder Lover. It is written with confidence and daring, with a

Knox, Malcolm
$23.00

World of Other People
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 288

Joint winner of the 2014 Prime Minister's Literary Award (with Man Booker Prize winner Richard Flanagan), A World of Other People is a life-affirming evocation of love in war time, when every decision, and every day, m

Carroll, Steven
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World Without Us
234(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 320

It has been six months since Tess Muller stopped speaking. Her silence is baffling to her parents, her teachers and her younger sister Meg, but the more urgent mystery for both girls is where their mother, Evangeline,

Juchau, Mireille
$30.00

Wounded

Lewis, Gary
$29.95

Year of Living Dangerously
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 304

The charismatic god-king Sukarno has brought Indonesia to the edge of chaos -- to an abortive revolution that will leave half a million dead. Working at the eye of the storm are television correspondent Guy Hamilton an

Koch, Christopher
$23.00

Yenohan's Legacy

Fran, a thirty-something chisel-wielding woman encounters a group of men restoring a High Country hut in Namadgi National Park. She inveigles her way into the work party, a weekend that changes her life as she pieces together the story of Yeno

Jacobsen, Dale Lorna
$30.00