The incredible true story of one of the most extraordinary and inspirational prison breaks in Australian history.
New York, 1874. Members of the Clan-na-Gael - agitators for Irish freedom from the English yo... read more
______________________ A richly illustrated and wonderfully eclectic collection of THE WORLD'S GREATEST SPEECHES - THE OLD, THE NEW AND THE UNSPOKEN - from the author of the international bestseller, Letters of Note.
Discover speeches that altered the course of history, like ... read more
A brilliant and important book about Australia's future. Can Australia defend itself in the Asian century? How seriously ought we take the risk of war? Do we want to remain a middle power? What kind of strategy, and what Australian Defence Force, do we need?
In this grou... read more
Archival photographs of Perth have been carefully matched with specially commissioned colour photos to reveal the past and present of this fascinating city. Perth Then and Now accurately matches historic photographs of the city with specially commissioned contemporary views that ... read more
|Author:||Philip Ayton; Elvala Ayton (Editor); Ross McMullin (Introduction by)|
The remarkable story of Philip Owen Ayton is published for the first time, a century after the war's end.
Working on the Sydney tramways, when the call to join the fight against Germany came Philip was keen for action, and he foun... read more
Winner, 2014 Indie Award for Non-Fiction
Girt. No word could better capture the essence of Australia...
In this hilarious history, David Hunt reveals the truth of Australia's past, from megafauna to Macquarie - the ... read more
With a twist of fate - and of historical fact - Gallipoli was a military success, Australia had a female prime minister in the 1920s and Gough Whitlam chose his time to retire from the top job. In Victory on Gallipoli and Other What-i... read more
With a foreword by James Naughtie (British radio and news presenter for the BBC). Turn the pages of the most famous books of all time and marvel at the stories behind them. Over 75 of the world's most celebrated, rare, and seminal books are examined and explained in thi... read more
Will Hunt is an urban adventurer who has explored caves and catacombs, subway systems, and long abandoned, ghostly mines: all varieties of holes in the ground. He's tracked down people who, for one reason or another, have shared his underground fixation: each an incarnation of Hermes, ... read more
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"The best true spy story I have ever read."--JOHN LE CARR The celebrated author of Double Cross and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Americans-era tale of Oleg ... read more
"The Northmen s Fury tells the Viking story, from the first pinprick raids of the eighth century to the great armies that left their Scandinavian homelands to conquer larger parts of France, Britain and Ireland. It recounts the epic voyages that took them... read more