From the author of the no.1 New York Times bestselling novel The Book Thief."An amazing talent in Australian literature" Sunday Telegraph Let me tell you about our brother.The fourth Dunbar boy named Clay.Everything happened to him.We were all of us changed through him.The... read more
Reviewed by Bibi
What a big, outstanding debut novel this is! A unique story packed with action, love, crime, magic and profound insight into Australian culture, I absolutely loved this book. Fast paced, fascinating characters and beautifully written, do yours... read more
It is 1970, and cracks are appearing in the Soviet Union as it struggles to quell dissident voices. Censored at home, the Nobel laureate Alexander Solzhenitsyn is lauded in the West for exposing the underbelly of communism, and is rumoured to be writing his mos... read more
From the author of the bestselling novel, GOODWOOD, comes a compelling mystery set deep within the hearts of Cedar Valley and its inhabitants.
On the first day of summer in 1993, two strangers arrive in the town of Cedar Valley. One is a calm looking man in a brow... read more
From the best-selling author of Third Time Lucky comes an intriguing, funny and romantic story about past lives and new beginnings.
The Bus on Thursday by Shirley Barrett is a darkly humorous audiobook about one woman's post-cancer retreat to a remote Australian town and the horrors awaiting her.
It wasn't just the bad breakup that turned Eleanor Mellett's life upside down. It was the cancer... read more
The first novel in Joy Dettman's sensational new Woody Creek series now in B formatOn a balmy midsummer's evening in 1923, a young woman – foreign, dishevelled and heavily pregnant – is found unconscious just off the railway tracks in the tiny logging community... read more
A dark and funny new novel from the multi-award-winning author of Mullumbimby.Too much lip, her old problem from way back. And the older she got, the harder it seemed to get to swallow her opinions. The avalanche of bullshit in the world would drown her if she let it; the le... read more
Learned Man is the child of humankind as we know it; of those who are thought to have travelled from the Rift Valley in Africa and to ancient Australia. Shelby Apple is an acclaimed documentary-maker. After making films about Learned Man?s discovery, in Vietnam and back... read more
Inga Karlson died in a fire in New York in the 1930s, leaving behind three things- a phenomenally successful first novel, the scorched fragments of a second book-and a literary mystery that has captivated generations of readers.Nearly fifty years later, Brisbane bookseller ... read more
A confronting new novel from award winning Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist Michael Mohammed Ahmad. 'Bani Adam thinks he's better than us!' they say over and over until finally I shout back, 'Shut up, I have something to say!' They all go quiet and wait for me to explai... read more
|Awards:||Winner of Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best First Book - SE Asia and South Pacific 2010 and Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best First Book 2010.|
Winner of the 2010 Commonwealth Writers' Best First Book prize. 'When Macha Connor came home from the war she walked into town as naked as the day she was born, except for well-worn and shining boots, a dusty slouch hat, and the .303 rifle she held across her waist.' Macha patro... read more