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Australia: The Cookbook

A celebration of Australian cuisine like never before – 350 recipes showcasing the rich diversity of its landscapes and its people. Australia is a true

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An Ordinary Wonder

An Ordinary Wonder is a story of the courage needed to be yourself. When fourteen-year-old Oto starts at a boarding school and falls in love

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Other Women

Sid wears her independence like armour. So when she strikes up a rare connection with unlucky-in-love Finn, they are both determined to prove that men

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If It Bleeds

News people have a saying: ‘If it bleeds, it leads’. And a bomb at Albert Macready Middle School is guaranteed to lead any bulletin. Holly

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Blackout

December 1939 As Germany goes to war, the Nazis tighten their terrifying grip. Paranoia in the capital is intensified by a rigidly enforced blackout that

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The Night Gate

In a sleepy French village, the body of a man shot through the head is disinterred by the roots of a fallen tree. A week

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Common Ground

It’s a lonely life for Stan, at a new school that feels more ordeal than fresh start, and at home where he and his mother

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Ariadne

Stylist As Princesses of Crete and daughters of the fearsome King Minos, Ariadne and her sister Phaedra grow up hearing the hoofbeats and bellows of

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James Cook

The name Captain James Cook is one of the most recognisable in Australian history – an almost mythic figure who is often discussed, celebrated, reviled

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Dear Mum

If you could tell your mum anything, what would it be? Samuel Johnson, Amanda Keller, Vika and Linda Bull, Guy Pearce, Elizabeth Tan, Rebecca Gibney,

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How Good is Scott Morrison?

Without fear or favour, How Good is Scott Morrison? examines the trials and tribulations of our 30th prime minister. Investigating Morrison’s unlikely rise to the

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The Last Reunion

Burma, 1945. Bea, Plum, Bubbles, Joy and Lucy: in search of adventure, attached to the Fourteenth Army, fighting a forgotten war in the jungle. Assigned

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Men Who Hate Women

Imagine a world in which a vast network of incels and other misogynists are able to operate, virtually undetected. These extremists commit deliberate terrorist acts

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White Feminism

Koa Beck, writer and former editor-in-chief of Jezebel, boldly examines the history of feminism, from the true mission of the suffragettes to the rise of

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The Premonition

In January 2020, as people started dying from a new virus in Wuhan, China, few really understood the magnitude of what was happening. Except, that

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Henry III

Nine years of age when he came to the throne in 1216, Henry III had to rule within the limits set by the establishment of

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A Man at Arms

Jerusalem and the Sinai desert, AD 55. In the turbulent aftermath of the crucifixion of Jesus, agents of the Roman Empire receive information about a

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Stop That Dinosaur!

I was in my Granny’s kitchen eating extra-special cake, when the walls began to tremble and the roof began to SHAKE. KNOCK! KNOCK! KNOCK! Ring! Ring!

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The Smidgens

Gafferty Sprout is a Smidgen. A Smidgen looks like a human, sounds like a human, and loves chips with curry sauce like a human if

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The Good State

The foundations upon which our democracies stand are inherently flawed, vulnerable to corrosion from within. What is the remedy? A. C. Grayling makes the case

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Good Riddance

Raised in housing commission accommodation, Stacey was pregnant at 15. At 19, she had two kids and was homeless. At 21, authorities gave her a

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Greenwich Park

Helen has it all. Daniel is the perfect husband. Rory is the perfect brother. Serena is the perfect sister-in-law. And Rachel? Rachel is the perfect

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