Books

Granta 78: Bad Company

Ian Jack (ed.)

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.95

A new fiction special, introducing two new authors: Gary Shteyngart is not yet thirty. His story, 'Several Anecdotes About My Wife', is a funny & scurrilous account of a young Russian immigrant's disastrous marriage to a native New Yorker. Jon McGregor works as washer-up in a Nottingham restaurant. His story 'Jonas' is a lyrical and disturbing account of a mysterious death in the Anglian fens.

Read more »

Saltwater People

Nonie Sharp

Format: Paperback

AUD $35.00

A fascinating insight into the culture of the saltwater peoples of northern Australian coasts, their profound knowledge of and attachment to their sea country, how this endured despite dislocation and repression, and how this has shaped their values and relations with territory - with telling contrasts to our own western institutions and their origins.

Read more »

Storymaze 3: The Wooden Cow

Terry Denton

Format: Paperback

AUD $14.99

The third book in Terry Denton's crazy Storymaze series is as hilarious as its predecessors. This time our Ithacan heroes use Ancient Greek mythology to help Ulysses win the heart of the Queen of Friesia.

Read more »

Storymaze 4: The Golden Udder

Terry Denton

Format: Paperback

AUD $14.99

In the fourth book of the hilarious Storymaze series, our Ithacan heroes find themselves in trouble for stealing the Queen of Friesia's Golden Udder, and it's up to you, the reader, to steer them through the Storymaze to safety!

Read more »

On the Night Plain

J Robert Lennon

Format: Paperback

AUD $21.95

Read more »

A Short History of Japan

Curtis Andressen

Format: Paperback

AUD $29.99

New in the Short History of Asia series, edited by Milton Osborne, this is a comprehensive, readable history of the land of the Rising Sun, from its ancient origins to its fascinating present.

Read more »

A Charm of Powerful Trouble

Joanne Horniman

Format: Paperback

AUD $22.95

This vivid, beautifully crafted and sensuous book gently peels away years of family secrets as it exposes the tangled relationships between sisters, between children and parents, between lovers.

Read more »

Shadows on the Wall

Stan Krasnoff

Format: Paperback

AUD $27.99

The adrenalin-pumping, heart-yammering true story of Project Rapid Fire.

Read more »

Xanadu Talisman

Peter O'Donnell

Format: Paperback

AUD $17.99

In this classic return we see Modesty both at her most feminine and at her toughest.

Read more »

Sea Change

Peter Nichols

Format: Paperback

AUD $22.99

Read more »

2020-vogels-Website-banner-380x590

Reading Groups

It's a great time to be in a reading group! Discover new titles and books you might not normally pick up and buy, or re-examine books you already know and love. You can make your reading experience richer and more rewarding by being a member of a reading group and meeting others who are interested in sharing their reading experience. ... find out more

For the latest Reading Group Notes, news and competitions subscribe here