The sun is setting on the Western world. Slowly but surely, the direction in which the world spins has reversed- where for the last five centuries the globe turned westwards on its axis, it now turns to the east. For centuries, fame and fortun... read more

The Silk Roads: A New History of the World
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Awards:Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2013. Winner of Governor General's Literary Award: Fiction Category 2013. 2014 ABIA International Book of the Year.

Winner of the 2013 Man Booker Prize, a breathtaking feat of storytelling where everything is connected, but nothing is as it seems.... It is 1866, and Walter Moody has come to make his fortune upon the New Zealand goldfields. On the stormy night of his arrival, he stumbles a... read more

The Luminaries
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

In The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera tells the story of a young woman in love with a man torn between his love for her and his incorrigible womanizing and one of his mistresses and her humbly faithful lover. This magnificent novel juxtaposes geo... read more

Unbearable Lightness of Being
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Awards:Winner of Commonwealth Writers' Prize Overall Best Book 2009 and ABIA Australian Book of the Year 2009 and ABIA Australian Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2009. Shortlisted for Galaxy National Book Awards: International Author of the Year 2010.

The basis for the NBC event series directed by Lisa Cholodenko and starring Uma Thurman, Peter Sarsgaard, and Zachary Quinto.
 
In this powerful and riveting novel reminiscent of Liane Moriarty's Truly, Madly, Guilty, literary phenomenon Christos Tsiolkas unflinch... read more

The Slap
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Explosive, subversive, wild and funny, 50 years on the novel's strength is undiminished. Reading Joseph Heller's classic satire is nothing less than a rite of passage.
Set in the closing months of World War II, this is the story of a bom... read more

Catch-22 (50th Anniversary Vintage Classics)
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 Allen & Unwin Non-Fiction

REVISED EDITION WITH FIVE THOUSAND WORDS BONUS MATERIAL AND NEW PHOTOGRAPHS M Train begins in the tiny Greenwich Village cafe where Smith goes every morning for black coffee, ruminates on the world as it is and the world as it was, and writes in her notebook. Through prose that... read more

M Train
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Awards:Winner of Nielsen BookData/ABA Book of the Year Award - Booksellers' Choice 2010. Shortlisted for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2010 and International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2011.

A 2012 Michael L. Printz Honor Book Charlie Bucktin, a bookish thirteen year old, is startled one summer night by an urgent knock on his bedroom window. His visitor is Jasper Jones, an outcast in t... read more

Jasper Jones
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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

Awards:Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Awards: UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing 2009 and NSW Premier's Literary Award Book of the Year 2009. Shortlisted for Nielsen BookData/ABA Book of the Year Award - Booksellers' Choice 2009.

A dazzling, emotionally riveting debut collection: the seven stories in Nam Le's The Boat take us across the globe as he enters the hearts and minds of characters from all over the world.Whether Nam Le is conjuring the story of 14-year-old Juan, a hit man in Colombia; or an ag... read more

The Boat
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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

Series:Text Classics Ser.

"A pocket masterpiece. A jewel."--Hilary MantelA classic novel about the women working in the ladies' frocks section of a department store in Sydney in the 1950s. Written by a superb novelist of contemporary manners, The Women in Black is a fairy tale that illuminates the extraordinariness of ordinary lives.

The Women in Black - Text Classics
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 Allen & Unwin Non-Fiction

In Just Kids, Patti Smith's first book of prose, the legendary American artist offers a never-before-seen glimpse of her remarkable relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in the e... read more

Just Kids
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

A lush, thrilling debut about a year in the life of a uniquely beguiling young woman, set in the wild, alluring world of a famous downtown New York restaurant. Let's say I was born when I came over the George Washington Bridge... This is how we meet unforgettable Tess, the 22-y... read more

Sweetbitter [FTI]
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In 1884, Thaniel Steepleton returns home to his London flat to find a new watch on his pillow. But he has bigger things to worry about than generous burglars; he is a telegraphist at the Home Office, where he has just received a bomb threat. Six months lat... read more

The Watchmaker of Filigree Street
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