1960s hippies, 1970s disco, 1980s legwarmers, 1990s grunge – some fashions, fads and faux pas are simply of their time. When books transport us back through space–time to periods and places we recognise, it can unlock technicolour memories and moods in our minds’ eyes. Here are some books that do just that.
A thrilling story told in the form of an extended oral history, Daisy Jones and the Six transports the reader to the world of '70's rock 'n roll; creative chaos, musical alchemy and an iconic sound.
The bestselling debut that took 2016 by storm - a brilliant coming-of-age story with a dark heart: 'This book will break your heart and blow your mind' Lena Dunham
A mesmerising mystery story about friendship from the internationally bestselling author of Norwegian Wood
The first novel from the author of the bestselling THE SLAP
In his most autobiographical novel to date, Paulo Coelho interweaves adventure, philosophy and the true stories of his own life to give readers an essential book for our time.
Enter a vanished and unjust world: Jackson, Mississippi, 1962. Where black maids raise white children, but aren't trusted not to steal the silver . . .
Set before the events of the TV series, this prequel novel follows Eleven's mother and her time as a test subject in the MKUltra program.
Three lives collide amidst the chaos and glamour of 1980s downtown New York.
Now a major television series on Channel 10 starring Ashleigh Cummings, Brenna Harding and Claudia Karvan - this is the definitive Australian story of teenagers navigating the chaos of life.
Multi-award-winning, a bestseller and made into an award-winning feature film, Looking for Alibrandi has become a modern classic.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with books that are out of this world.
Including action-packed projects, awe-inspiring images and fascinating facts!