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Girl, Woman, Other
Girl, Woman, Other Bernardine Evaristo
Teeming with energy, humour and heart, a love song to black Britain told by twelve very different women.
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Any Ordinary Day
Any Ordinary Day Leigh Sales
The day that turns a life upside down usually starts like any other, but what happens the day after? Dual Walkley Award-winner Leigh Sales investigates how ordinary people endure the unthinkable.
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The Shepherd's Hut
The Shepherd's Hut Tim Winton
A rifle-shot of a novel – crisp, fast, shocking – The Shepherd’s Hut is an urgent masterpiece about solitude, unlikely friendship, and the raw business of survival.
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The Arsonist
The Arsonist Chloe Hooper
On the day that became known as Black Saturday, one man deliberately lit two fires near the small town of Churchill, Gippsland, then sat on the roof of his house and watched the flames. The Arsonist, by the acclaimed author of The Tall Man, is the story of that man, the fire he lit, and the people who were killed.
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Cloudstreet
Cloudstreet Tim Winton
Winner of the Miles Franklin Award and recognised as one of the greatest works of Australian literature, Cloudstreet is Tim Winton's sprawling, comic epic about luck and love, fortitude and forgiveness, and the magic of the everyday.
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Underland
Underland Robert Macfarlane
From the bestselling, multi-award-winning author of Landmarks, The Old Ways and The Lost Words - an unmissable journey into the hidden worlds beneath our feet.
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The Catcher In The Rye
The Catcher In The Rye J.D. Salinger
One of the greatest novels of the twentieth century - reissued in a stunning hardback design to celebrate the Salinger centenary.
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Hippie
Hippie Paulo Coelho
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.
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How to Make Gravy
How to Make Gravy Paul Kelly
A memoir in a hundred songs – classy storytelling from Australia's most prodigious singer-songwriter.
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The Silence of the Girls
The Silence of the Girls Pat Barker
The greatest war story in literature, retold by our greatest living storyteller on war - in the voice of the forgotten woman who lived through it.
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The Course Of Love
The Course Of Love Alain de Botton
This is a modern love story. It is a story about learning to survive, endure and flourish in a relationship. Above all, it is a story full of tenderness and sympathy for the hard work of keeping love going, and full of hope that we can make it through.
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Clade
Clade James Bradley
A provocative, urgent novel about time, family and how a changing planet might change our lives, from James Bradley, acclaimed author of The Resurrectionist and editor of The Penguin Book of the Ocean.
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The Chemistry of Tears
The Chemistry of Tears Peter Carey
In The Chemistry of Tears Peter Carey delivers a heartbreakingly beautiful and archly inventive story of love, loss and the birth of the machine age.
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The World Before Us
The World Before Us Aislinn Hunter
Haunted - and partly narrated - by the dead and forgotten, The World Before Us is a breathtakingly imaginative novel about the traces we leave behind us, what slips off the margins of history - and the possibility that we are less alone than we might think.
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The Australian Moment
The Australian Moment George Megalogenis
With new material reflecting on the changed state of the nation, this edition of the Walkley Award–winning The Australian Moment by George Megalogenis, one of our most respected journalists, will coincide with the TV series based on the book, Making Australia Great.
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The Toymaker
The Toymaker Liam Pieper
Bold, dark and compelling, The Toymaker is a novel about privilege, fear and the great harm we can do when we are afraid of losing what we hold dear.
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The Penguin Book of the Ocean
The Penguin Book of the Ocean
A hymn to the mystery, beauty and majesty of the ocean, and to the poets and explorers it has inspired - the world's finest writing about the world's finest place.
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The Midnight Watch
The Midnight Watch David Dyer
Based on true events, The Midnight Watch is at once a heart-stopping mystery and a deeply knowing novel — frailty of men, the strength of women, the capriciousness of fate and the price of loyalty.
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Island Home
Island Home Tim Winton
‘This country leans in on you. Like family. To my way of thinking, it is family.’
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Avalanche
Avalanche Julia Leigh
Avalanche is the book that's finally been written on IVF treatment: a courageous, compelling and ultimately wise account of a profoundly important and widespread experience. At the heart of this work is an exploration of who and how we love. It's a story we can all relate to – about the dreams we have, defeated or otherwise, for ourselves, our loves and relationships.
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Beneath the Darkening Sky
Beneath the Darkening Sky Majok Tulba
A searing new Australian literary talent with a novel combining McCarthy's The Road with Conrad's Heart of Darkness.
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