"In The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben shares his deep love of woods and forests and explains the amazing processes of life, death and regeneration he has observed in the woodland. Much like human families, tree paren... read more
The remarkable true stories of The Boy Behind the Curtain reveal an intimate and rare view of Tim Winton's imagination at work and play.
A chronicler of sudden turnings, brutal revelations and tender sideswipes, Tim ... read more
During the twentieth century, humankind has managed to do the impossible: we have brought famine, plague and war under control. Today, more people die from obesity than from starvation; more people die from old ag... read more
The time I have spent writing this book has caused me a lot of pain. Sometimes because of what I have remembered about my childhood and sometimes because of what I couldn't remember. It is funny how your mind blocks things out ... read more
Laduree, the very symbol of French sophistication and lifestyle, are delighted to share their favorite Parisian addresses, secret spaces and advice for discovering the best of the most elegant city in the world: gas... read more
A delightful and informative guide to writing like Jane Austen, written by the five-times-great niece of Austen herself Jane Austen is one of the most beloved writers in the E... read more
'Out of the secret world I once knew, I have tried to make a theatre for the larger worlds we inhabit. First comes the imagining, then the search for reality. Then back to the imagining, and to the desk where I'm sitting now.' Th... read more
Amy Schumer. Her memoir. Need we say more? Amy Schumer is taking the world by storm. In just a few short years, she's become a huge movie star, writing and starring in Trainwreck, not to mention BFFs with Jennifer L... read more
'Against anything I had ever been told was possible, I was turning white. On the surface of my skin, a miracle was quietly brewing ...' Suburban Australia. Sweltering heat. Three bedroom blonde-brick. Family of five. Beat-up Ford Falcon... read more
Queen Bees looks at the lives of six remarkable women who made careers out of being society hostesses, including Lady Astor, who we... read more
Why is America living in an age of profound economic inequality? Why, despite the desperate need to address climate change, have even modest environmental efforts been defe... read more
Passchendaele epitomises everything that was most terrible about the Western Front. The photographs never sleep of this four-month battle, fought from July to November 1917, the worst year of the war: blackened... read more
GHOST EMPIRE is a rare treasure - an utterly captivating blend of the historical and the contemporary, realised by a master storyteller. In 2014, Richard Fidler and his son Joe made a journey to Istanbul. Fired by Richard's passion f... read more
'You will not read a more important book about America this year' Economist 'From a former marine and Yale graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of... read more
Don Watson on the 2016 US presidential election.
Don Watson travels to the USA at the height of the 2016 presidential election and gives a firsthand account from the campaign trail. Hilarious and perceptive, this is a brilliant insight into one of the most remarkable elections of recent times."
"Freeing Peter tells the extraordinary true story of how an ordinary Australian family took on the Egyptian government to get Peter Greste out of prison. What would you do if a loved one were to suddenly find themselves in the most ... read more
What did it feel like to be a woman living in Paris from 1939 to 1949? These were years of fear, power, aggression, courage, deprivation and secrets until - finally - renewal and retrib... read more
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'Never before had the world seen four such giants co-existing. Sometimes friends, more often enemies, always rivals, these four men together held Eu... read more
"Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky met in war-torn 1960s Israel. Both were gifted young psychology professors: Kahneman a rootless son of holocaust survivors who saw the world as a problem to be solved; Tversky a voluble, ... read more
#1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel returns with a captivating, little-known true story of women in science In the mid-nineteenth century, the Harvard College Observatory began employing women as calculators, or "hum... read more