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Michael Pembroke

This lucid book should be compulsory reading for anyone who wonders how the situation on the Kore

Heather Morris

‘Morris climbs into the dark miasma of war and emerges with an extraordinary tale of the power of

Richard Fidler , Kari Gislason

A gripping blend of family mystery, contemporary stories and the beautiful and bloody Viking tale

Don Watson

From birds, to love letters, imagined apologies, mind-numbing management-speak, Oscar Wilde, Anza

Alexis Wright

A new book by Miles Franklin-winning author Alexis Wright, author of Carpentaria and The Swan Boo

Giorgio van Straten

Whatever happened to the books that once existed and can no longer be found?

Frank Moorhouse

A celebration of a great Australian love affair, 'The Drover’s Wife' in the Australian imaginatio

Hannah Jewell

100 fascinating and brilliantly written stories about history's bravest, baddest but little known

Chris Masters

Australia's foremost investigative journalist goes deep into the heart of our Special Forces long

Peter FitzSimons

The iconic Australian exploration story - brought to life by Peter FitzSimons, Australia's storyt

Stephen Fry

One of the most imaginative minds alive retells the greatest stories in history - the Greek Myths

Ruth Hobday, Geoff Blackwell

An extraordinary book about equality founded on 200 original and diverse interviews with women fr

Mandy Sayer

Since the arrival of the First Fleet there have been Gypsies in Australia, yet their experiences

Simon Schama

A history of the Jews is possibly the greatest story that can be told.

Alison Weir

Five of England’s medieval queens come to life in the first volume of an epic new series from the

Michael Veitch

The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero BARNEY GREATREX - from Bomber Command

Eva Dillon

In the summer of 1975, seventeen-year-old Eva Dillon was living in New Delhi when her father was

A. C. Grayling

Prompted by events in recent years in the UK and the USA, in Latin America, Russia and the Middle

Paul Strangio, Paul 't Hart & James Walter

The prime ministership remains the main prize in Australian politics, but it is a precarious one.

Benjamin Law

Are Australian schools safe?


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