Set both in Oman and on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, The Zanzibar Wifeis the story of three different women, each at a turning point in her life . . . Oman.The ancient land of frankincense, wind-swept deserts, craggy mountaintops and turquoise seas. A place where tales ... read more
|Author:||Malcolm Knox (As told to); Robert Langdon|
In the tradition of Midnight Express, The Damage Done, Marching Powder and Hotel Kerobokan comes an extraordinary story of Australian resilience and survival in Afghan's notorious Pul-e-Charkhi prison, a place that's been described as 'the world's worst place to be a westerner'.
Rick Stein brings his unrivaled enthusiasm and trusted expertise to the fresh, flavorful food of Mexico and California. No one better captures the food essence of a country and brings the best recipes into our kitchens like Rick. Starting in San Francisco a... read more
The year in politics as observed by Australia's funniest and most perceptive political cartoonists.
With Dean Alston, Peter Broelman, Pat Campbell, Andrew Dyson, John Farmer, First Dog on the Moon, Matt Golding, Fiona Katauskas, Mark Knight, Jon Kudelk... read more
|Awards:||Longlisted for the 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction|
The long-awaited novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad, Manhattan Beach opens in Brooklyn during the Great Depression. Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to the house of a man who, she gleans, is crucial to the surv... read more
Two weeks before his death, Oliver Sacks outlined the contents of The River of Consciousness, the last book he would oversee. The bestselling author of On the Move, Musicophilia, and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Sacks is known for his illuminating case... read more
The must-have sweet baking companion to the blockbuster Bourke Street Bakery.
Here is a thing everyone wants: A miracle. Here is a thing everyone fears: What it takes to get one. Any visitor to Bicho Raro, Colorado is likely to find a landscape of dark saints, forbidden love, scientific dreams, miracle-mad owls, estranged affections, one or two orpha... read more
With limited flying experience, no support team, and only basic instruments in his tiny single-engine flying boat, Smith risked his life to make modern aviation history. His historic flight lasted seven months, and took him from Australia all around the world. In 2016 he was named "Australian Geographic's" Adventurer of the Year.
PRESS HERE, MIX IT UP!, LET'S PLAY!and now SAY ZOOP!Collect all four interactive books from Herve Tullet! Make some noise! Shout OH!" Whisper "oh!" Say "Zoop"? Yes! "Zoop!" "Zoop!" "Zoop!" The newest book from Herve Tulletmagically responds with bursts of color and moving shapes, em... read more
Tom and Tilly wish and wonder, will the lion come? Will he come and visit them for lots of lion fun? A delightful story about the playful nature of surprise, and the giddy joy it brings to a home.
On 22 June 2013, Corporal Cameron Baird was a 2nd Commando Regiment Special Forces soldier when he led his platoon into a known Taliban stronghold to back-up another Australian unit under heavy fire. In the prolonged firefight, Cameron was mortally wounded. In 2014, Cameron's ... read more