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The Drover's Wife
The Drover's Wife Leah Purcell
The Drover's Wife is utterly authentic, brilliantly plotted, thoroughly harrowing and entirely of our times exploring race, gender, violence and inheritance.
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Jack Charles
Jack Charles Jack Charles
Jack Charles has worn many hats throughout his life: actor, cat burglar, musician, heroin addict, activist, even Senior Victorian Australian of the Year. But the title he’s most proud to claim is that of Aboriginal Elder.
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Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina seems to have everything - beauty, wealth, popularity and an adored son. But she feels that her life is empty until the moment she encounters the impetuous officer Count Vronsky.
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Robinson Crusoe
Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe
The 300th anniversary of one of the most famous adventures of all time.
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Treasure Island
Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson
A stunningly beautiful clothbound hardback edition of one of the most famous adventure stories in the world.
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The Chrysalids
The Chrysalids John Wyndham
John Wyndham's classic science fiction novel, published as an Essential for the first time.
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Joy: A Celebration of the Animal Kingdom
Joy: A Celebration of the Animal Kingdom Alex Cearns
Photographs of animals from around the world that will lift your spirits and warm your heart - for those who love our non-human friends and who care about their welfare.
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Things Your Dog Wants You to Know
Things Your Dog Wants You to Know Laura Vissaritis
Expert dog behaviourist Laura Vissaritis (with able assistance from her bull terrier Chester) introduces Dognitive Therapy, an approach that teaches you how to understand the world from your dog's point of view.
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Quicksand
Quicksand Steve Toltz
From the author of the bestselling, Booker-shortlisted A Fraction of the Whole comes a daring, brilliant work by one of our most original and fearless novelists
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The Penguin Book Of English Song
The Penguin Book Of English Song Richard Stokes
An anthology of some of the greatest poetry in the English language.
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Cold Comfort Farm
Cold Comfort Farm Stella Gibbons
Stella Gibbons' hilarious comic novel of rural life, in Penguin Black Classics.
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Love's Labour's Lost
Love's Labour's Lost William Shakespeare
A king and his lords form an austere academy, swearing to have no contact with women for three years. But when the Princess of neighbouring France arrives with her female attendants, their pledge is quickly placed under strain.
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Conrad Cooper's Last Stand
Conrad Cooper's Last Stand Leonie Agnew
Conrad Cooper has just decided that Tane, the god of the forest, is the perfect guy to solve his problems. Leonie Agnew's Conrad Cooper's Last Stand is a surprising, brave and award-winning novel for young readers.
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Sol3 Mio: Our Story
Sol3 Mio: Our Story Pene Pati, Amitai Pati, Moses Mackay
The uplifting story behind one of New Zealand's most popular music groups, the operatic trio Sol3 Mio – an engrossing biography of heart, humour and Kiwi boys done good.
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Wild Pork and Watercress
Wild Pork and Watercress Barry Crump
This rattling good yarn has now been made into a major movie: Hunt For the Wilderpeople, directed and written by Taika Waititi, and starring Sam Neill and Julian Dennison.
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Obama: An Intimate Portrait
Obama: An Intimate Portrait Pete Souza
300 iconic, behind the scenes photographs from the Official White House Photographer for the Obama presidency.
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Paths to the Past: Encounters with England's Hidden Landscapes
Paths to the Past: Encounters with England's Hidden Landscapes Francis Pryor
Discover the hidden corners and forgotten crevices of England's landscapes, from lost rural treasures to unseen urban gems.
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