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Poetry By Heart
Poetry By Heart Anon
Poetry moves us when we read it but when we say or hear the words aloud it can be spellbinding. From Geoffrey Chaucer to Emily Dickinson, Emily Bronte to Benjamin Zephaniah, the poems included in this treasury have been chosen because they delight the ear as much as they do the mind.
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The Penguin Book of Modern Speeches
The Penguin Book of Modern Speeches Brian MacArthur
From Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama, the most significant speeches of the modern era.
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The Penguin Book of Historic Speeches
The Penguin Book of Historic Speeches Brian MacArthur (ed)
The world's most famous speeches, together in one volume.
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The Plant Messiah
The Plant Messiah Carlos Magdalena
Miraculous stories of saving rare flowers from the legendary Kew Gardens plant hunter.
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Goodnight, Rose
Goodnight, Rose Chi Zijian
Ji Lianna passionately tends to her flower garden and avoids looking back at her life with remorse. Xiao’e does not know the first thing about plants and cannot stop thinking about her past.
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Dragons in Diamond Village And Other Tales from the Back Alleys of Urbanising China
Dragons in Diamond Village And Other Tales from the Back Alleys of Urbanising China David Bandurski
In 2009, on the outskirts of the southern metropolis of Guangzhou, Xian villagers secretly prepared for the Dragon Boat Festival. For them, the commemoration of the 221 BC poet Qu Yuan, who threw himself into a river to protest official corruption, held particular resonance.  
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I Gave A Gonski: Selected Speeches
I Gave A Gonski: Selected Speeches David Gonski
Sure to stimulate some lively conversations, this is an exciting, thought-provoking and accessible examination of some of the important issues in Australian society by one of our leading thinkers.
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All You Need To Know About The Music Business
All You Need To Know About The Music Business Donald S Passman
Anyone interested in music – musicians, songwriter, agents, promoters, publishers, managers and record company executives – needs this crucial text to keep up with the frenetic pace of technological and legal change.
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Anything Is Possible
Anything Is Possible Elizabeth Strout
A stunning novel by the No. 1 New York Times bestselling, Times Top 10 bestseller and Man Booker long-listed author of Olive Kitteridge and My Name is Lucy Barton.
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Turner
Turner Franny Moyle
The enthralling biography of one of Britain's most admired, misunderstood and celebrated artists.
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I'm Not Here To Give A Speech
I'm Not Here To Give A Speech Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Collected speeches of one of the world's most beloved writers, published together for the first time.
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Somme
Somme Hugh Sebag-Montefiore
The Sunday Times Top 10 bestseller on the greatest battle of World War One - with groundbreaking new material on the soldiers' experiences.
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First You Write a Sentence
First You Write a Sentence Joe Moran
A style guide by stealth - how anyone can write well (and can enjoy good writing)
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The Pigeon Tunnel
The Pigeon Tunnel John le Carre
The Sunday Times no. 1 memoir now in paperback.
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A Very English Scandal
A Very English Scandal John Preston
An unputdownable real-life political thriller set in the House of Commons.
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The Penguin Book of Australian Bush Writing
The Penguin Book of Australian Bush Writing JOHN ROSS
Full of adventure and peril, joy and longing, The Penguin Book of Australian Bush Writing is so rich and evocative that you will be able to smell the foliage and feel the crunch of sticks underfoot.
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Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift John Stubbs
As with his acclaimed biography of John Donne, John Stubbs paints a vivid portrait of an extraordinary man and a turbulent period of English and Irish history.
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Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel
Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel John Stubbs
A rich and riveting portrait of the man who wrote Gulliver's Travels.
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On Living
On Living Kerry Egan
This isn't a book about dying - this is a book about living.
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Northern Girls: Life Goes On: China Library
Northern Girls: Life Goes On: China Library Keyi Sheng
Northern Girls explores the inner lives of a generation of young, rural Chinese women who embark on life-changing journeys in the search of something better.
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The Holocaust
The Holocaust Laurence Rees
The prize-winning bestselling historian delivers the first authoritative general account for thirty years.
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Mao's Last Dancer
Mao's Last Dancer Li Cunxin
From bitter poverty to the stardom of the West - this is the extraordinary true story of one boy's great courage and determination.
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15 Million Degrees
15 Million Degrees Lucie Green
One of the world's brightest science stars explains that there's more to the Sun than meets the eye.
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