Books

The Goodbye Kiss

Massimo Carlotto, translated by Lawrence Venuti

AUD $19.99

An unscrupulous womanizer, as devoid of morals as he once was full of idealistic fervor, returns to Italy where he is wanted for a series of political crimes.

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The In-Between World of Vikram Lall

M.G. Vassanji

Format: Paperback

AUD $22.99

Winner of the Giller Prize: sweeping in scope, both historically and geographically, Vassanji weaves a rich tapestry of vivid characters, real and imagined, in a Kenya poised between colonialism and independence.

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Culinary Pleasures

Nicola Humble

AUD $49.95

A complete delight for anyone with an interest in epicurean evolution

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The Ragwitch

Garth Nix

Format: Paperback

AUD $15.99

Garth Nix's powerful first fantasy for younger readers, The Ragwitch is a chilling tale of witchcraft, with its starting point in Australia.

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Voltaire Almighty

Roger Pearson

AUD $49.95

With its tale of illigitimacy, prison, stardom, exile, love affairs and tireless battles against critic, priest and king, Roger Pearson's brilliant biography brings the father of the Enlightenment vividly to life

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One Dangerous Lady

Jane Stanton Hitchcock

Format: Paperback

AUD $35.00

The couture-clad, sharp-eyed and stiletto-tongued socialite Jo Slater is back, in another high society, big money and low manners murder mystery. Rich widows, face-lifted socialites, nights at the opera and evenings in Barbados - it's Jane Stanton Hitchcock at her sly, witty and devilish best.

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Who the Hell's In It?

Peter Bogdanovich

Format: Paperback

AUD $29.95

From Peter Bogdanovich - director, screenwriter, actor, and cinema scholar - 26 fascinating portraits of Hollywood's most acclaimed movie actors and actresses: stars whom he has known, admired, and occasionally worked with

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The Scold's Bridle

Minette Walters

Format: Paperback

AUD $19.99

A compelling and unpredictable tour of the tensions between generations.

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The Dark Room

Minette Walters

Format: Paperback

AUD $19.99

A chilling revelation of the mind's passionate recesses.

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The Shape of Snakes

Minette Walters

Format: Paperback

AUD $19.99

A quest for justice or a desire for revenge?

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