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General Books

General Books

Browse all of our general non-fiction books here. From the light-hearted to the thought-provoking, if you’re looking to be entertained, to be informed, to be inspired or to be challenged, we’ve got it all.

We have books about politics and current events, history, biographies, business, humour, natural history, travel, language and more.

Expose the Deception of the international drug plot that brought down Australia's top law enforcer by the journalist who broke the story, Charles Miranda.

Reveal Mrs Robinson's Disgrace in the private diary of a Victorian lady whose longing for love and learning became her undoing, recreated by Kate Summerscale.

Explore the City as it is now, then and in our imagination in P.D.Smith's remarkable history of urban culture.

Devour  At Home on the Range with Margaret Yardley Potter and Elizabeth Gilbert's cookbook from a past time that is still essential today.

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by Charles Miranda

The extraordinary tale of how an officer in the highest echelons of Australian policing was caught coordinating an international drug network operatio... more

AUD $27.99

The Woman Who Wasn't There

by Robin Gaby Fisher Angelo J Guglielmo Jr.

The true but incredibly strange story of Tania Head and how she fooled America.

AUD $29.99

Postcards from the Other Side

by Michelle and Ezio De Angelis

An amazing book of everyday stories of life after death from high-profile psychics Ezio de Angelis, voted Psychic of the Year, and his wife Michelle.... more

AUD $24.99


by Barbara Demick

Twenty years after the siege of Sarajevo, BBC Samuel Johnson Prize winner Barbara Demick revisits her compelling account of living in a city under fir... more

AUD $24.99

Mrs Robinson's Disgrace

by Kate Summerscale

From the bestselling, multi-award-winning author of The Suspicions of Mr Whicher comes a brand new true story of a Victorian scandal.

AUD $29.99


by P.D. Smith

This remarkable history of urban culture worldwide, from the first city builders 7000 years ago, to today's sprawling megacities, using the form of a ... more

AUD $35.00

The Last Crusade

by Nigel Cliff

The first accessible, authoritative, and complete modern account of Vasco da Gama's historic and audacious attempt, in 1497, to seize the spice routes... more

AUD $35.00

Time Warped

by Claudia Hammond

A fascinating and mind-bending journey through the science of time perception.

AUD $32.99