> Skip to content

Extracts

Extract
Wreck This Picture Book

BLUMP. This is the sound of a book sitting.

Extract
How to Kill Your Husband (and other handy household hints)

I was a forty-three-year-old mother of two when I lost my orgasm.

Extract
To Love, Honour and Betray

Like all prisoners, I feel the presence of my captor like tentacles reaching down to where I’m cowering at the bottom of the stairs.

Extract
The Boy Who Fell to Earth

The car hits my sixteen-year-old son at 35 miles per hour.

Extract
Fragile Monsters

A slap. A cry. Distress, which seems a poor enough start to things.

Extract
The Push

Your house glows at night like everything inside is on fire.

Extract
The Funny Thing about Norman Foreman

When I was born my insides lay outside my body for twenty-one days.

Extract
A Zero Waste Family

How many of us know our neighbours? Interact with our greengrocer? Know the names of the people who make our clothing?

Extract
The Cousins

I’m late for dinner again, but this time it’s not my fault. There’s a mansplainer in my way.

Extract
Fire Flood Plague

April in Melbourne is always glorious but through most of the autumn of 2020, between the hours of five and six, there was an exquisite clarity to the rose-gold sheen of the sky

Extract
Underground Asia

This book tells the story of a connected wave of revolution across Asia from its beginnings in the first years of the twentieth century to a crescendo of protest, rebellion and war between 1925 and 1927.

Extract
A Promised Land

I began writing this book shortly after the end of my presidency—after Michelle and I had boarded Air Force One for the last time and traveled west for a long-deferred break.

Extract
The Truths We Hold

How Kamala Harris felt the morning Donald Trump won in 2016

Extract
Hollow Empire

You never get used to poisoning a child.

Extract
Marauder

Captain Omar Rahal tracked the small boat racing across the placid waters of the narrow strait.

Extract
The Flip Side

One hundred and thirty-five metres above London, with one of the most spectacular city views in the world as your backdrop, who could say no?

Extract
NYPD Red 6

IT TOOK BOBBY a week to decide where to park. It had to be close to the wedding, but not too close.

Extract
Terry Denton's Really Truly Amazing Guide to Everything

The Universe is everything around you, beyond you, and IT IS ALSO YOU . . .

Load more