Literature

Devotion

Devotion

DevotionHannah Kent The much-anticipated third novel after 'Burial Rites' and 'The Good People' f...

DevotionHannah Kent The much-anticipated third novel after 'Burial Rites' and 'The Good People' from award-winning author Hannah Kent. Prussia, 1836Hanne Nussbaum is a child of nature - she would rather run wild in the forest than conform to the limitations of womanhood. In her village of Kay, Hanne is friendless and considered an oddity . . . until she meets Thea. Ocean, 1838The Nussbaums are Old Lutherans, bound by God's law and at odds with their King's order for reform. Forced to flee rel...

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Love Stories

Love Stories

Love StoriesUplifting True Stories about Love from the Internationally Bestselling Author of 'Boy...

Love StoriesUplifting True Stories about Love from the Internationally Bestselling Author of 'Boy Swallows Universe'Trent Dalton Trent Dalton, Australia's best-loved writer, goes out into the world and asks a simple, direct question: 'Can you please tell me a love story?' A blind man yearns to see the face of his wife of thirty years. A divorced mother has a secret love affair with a priest. A geologist discovers a three-minute video recorded by his wife before she died. A tree lopper's heart...

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Scary Monsters

Scary Monsters

Scary MonstersMichelle de Kretser From the twice-winner of the Miles Franklin Award, 'Scary Monst...

Scary MonstersMichelle de Kretser From the twice-winner of the Miles Franklin Award, 'Scary Monsters' is an affecting, profound and darkly funny exploration into racism, misogyny and ageism. When my family emigrated it felt as if we'd been stood on our heads. Michelle de Kretser's electrifying take on scary monsters turns the novel upside down - just as migration has upended her characters' lives. Lili's family migrated to Australia from Asia when she was a teenager. Now, in the 1980s, she's ...

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Luckys

Luckys

Lucky'sAndrew Pippos An exuberant, magical Australian saga of family, love and second chances. 'L...

Lucky'sAndrew Pippos An exuberant, magical Australian saga of family, love and second chances. 'Lucky's' is a story of family. A story about migration. It is also about a man called Lucky. His restaurant chain. A fire that changed everything. A New Yorker article which might save a career. The mystery of a missing father. An impostor who got the girl. An unthinkable tragedy. A roll of the dice. And a story of love - lost, sought and won again (at last). Following a trail of cause and effect t...

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A Home Like Ours

A Home Like Ours

A Home Like OursFiona Lowe A picturesque small town, a cosy community garden, a facade of toleran...

A Home Like OursFiona Lowe A picturesque small town, a cosy community garden, a facade of tolerance and acceptance - but when three women with wildly different loyalties come together, what secrets and lies will be revealed? A timely novel exploring prejudice and privilege, from bestselling Australian author Fiona Lowe. Tara Hooper is at breaking point. With two young children, a business in a town struggling under an unexpected crime wave, and her husband more interested in his cricket team ...

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We Were Not Men

We Were Not Men

We Were Not MenCampbell Mattinson A novel that punches you in the heart: the powerful, unbearably...

We Were Not MenCampbell Mattinson A novel that punches you in the heart: the powerful, unbearably moving and ultimately uplifting story of twin brothers, Jon and Eden, as they grow up and begin to understand what it is to be men, and what it takes to knit a fractured family back together. This is a story about love. Love for nine-year-old twins Jon and Eden Hardacre is simple. Their mum, the creek that they swim in, each other – this is the love that they trust, love as clear and pure as sunl...

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Johnny James and Other Verses Johnny James and Other Verses

Johnny James and Other Verses

Johnny James: And Other VersesDave Morrell Since moving to a remote cattle station in Western Aus...

Johnny James: And Other VersesDave Morrell Since moving to a remote cattle station in Western Australia's far north-west as a young child, the red dirt of the Kimberley has coloured Dave Morrell's blood and filled his life with adventure. This collection of his bush poetry and memoirs portrays a raw and untold history of his home. Often with humour and sometimes full of emotion, Dave combines his own recollections of life in the outback with stories of white colonisation, Aboriginal displacem...

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The Dictionary of Lost Words

The Dictionary of Lost Words

The Dictionary of Lost WordsPip Williams In 1901, the word 'Bondmaid' was discovered missing from...

The Dictionary of Lost WordsPip Williams In 1901, the word 'Bondmaid' was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole it. Esme is born into a world of words. Motherless and irrepressibly curious, she spends her childhood in the 'Scriptorium', a garden shed in Oxford where her father and a team of dedicated lexicographers are collecting words for the very first Oxford English Dictionary. Esme's place is beneath the sorting table, unseen and un...

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Son of the Brush

Son of the Brush

Son of the Brush: A memoirTim Olsen Tim Olsen is the son of arguably Australia's greatest living ...

Son of the Brush: A memoirTim Olsen Tim Olsen is the son of arguably Australia's greatest living artist, Dr John Olsen. 'Son of the Brush' is his fascinating, candid memoir of what it was like to grow up in the shadow of artistic genius, with all its wonder, excitement and bitter disappointments.  Tim's childhood was dominated by his father's work, which took the family to Europe and to communities around Australia as John sought inspiration and artistic fellowship. Wine, food, conversation a...

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Being Black n Chicken, and Chips

Being Black n Chicken, and Chips

Being Black 'n Chicken, and Chips (Teen Edition)Matt Okine A heartbreaking and often hilarious st...

Being Black 'n Chicken, and Chips (Teen Edition)Matt Okine A heartbreaking and often hilarious story about trying to grow up when everything is falling apart from one of Australia's leading comic talents. Themes of grief, loss, identity and the pressure to fit in. Mike Amon just wants to fit in. He wants to be a star athlete. He wants his dad to stop embarrassing him. He wants his first kiss. He also wants his mum to survive. When his mum is diagnosed with advanced cancer, Mike figures if he ...

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Lucky-Child: The Secret

Lucky-Child: The Secret

Lucky-Child: The SecretDr Chelinay Gates Answering her dying great grandmother's call, Lucy is lu...

Lucky-Child: The SecretDr Chelinay Gates Answering her dying great grandmother's call, Lucy is lured into the dark red heart of Australia's Great Sandy Desert. Indigenous mother tongues, Mangala and Wajarri exquisitely mimic the landscapes and evoke a feeling of timelessness that transports Lucy and the all-female search party into a Dreamtime World where she learns to respect the Lore, Country and herself. "Like the striking of an ancient gong, I heard my name Lucy Lucky-Child" "Impressed by...

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Two Cultures, One Story

Two Cultures, One Story

Two Cultures, One StoryDr Robert Isaacs with Tanaz Byramji Dr Robert Francis Isaacs AM, OAM, PhD ...

Two Cultures, One StoryDr Robert Isaacs with Tanaz Byramji Dr Robert Francis Isaacs AM, OAM, PhD (Hon) has spent his life bridging the divide between white and black Australia. Taken from his mother as a baby, Robert was raised in institutions not knowing he had a family and not knowing he was Aboriginal. Enduring severe hardship, discipline and abuse at the hands of the Christian Brothers, Robert went out into the world at the age of 16 determined to make a life for himself and a family of h...

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