Category:

 History

Awards:Svetlana Alexievich is the winner of the 2015 Noble Prize for Literature

"From the 2015 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Svetlana Alexievich, comes the first English translation of her latest work, an oral history of the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the emergence of a new Russia. Bringing together do... read more

Secondhand Time Last of the Soviets An Oral History
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 Mind Body Spirit

A joyful book about the necessity of celebrating life in the face of death. The one certainty about life is that everybody is going to die. Yet somehow as a society we have come to deny this central fact - we ignore it, hoping it will go away. Ours is an aging societ... read more

We're All Going to Die
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"Going to war may be the gravest decision a nation and its leaders make. At the moment, Australia is at war with the Islamic State. We also live in a region that has become much more volatile, as China asserts itself and Ameri... read more

Quarterly Essay 62: Firing Line: Australia and the Path to War
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Category:

 Fiction

Reading Level:very good
Awards:Short-listed 2016 Costa Fiction Award

'It was a game of love and death. Neither of us will ever speak about it. It's locked inside us.' Gustav Perle grows up in a small town in Switzerland, where the horrors of the Second World War seem distant. He adores his mother but she treats him with bitter severity, disapprovin... read more

The Gustav Sonata
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 Fiction

And then I was pregnant, and we realised we had no space for a baby. We looked at all kinds of houses: big, new ones with columns and render; little cottages with beaten weatherboard; a yellow brick monstrosity with a paved yard where there should have been grass. But we were drawn to t... read more

Paper House
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 Fashion & Textiles

This new biography offers unprecedented insight into Coco Chanel's complex and enigmatic life and features previously unpublished information and images. Coco Chanel continues to beguile more than four decades after her death; her life and work are a source of enduring fa... read more

Chanel The Enigma
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Category:

 History

Reading Level:near fine
Awards:Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2015.

New York Times Bestseller - National Book Critics Circle Finalist - Wall Street Journal Best Books of 2015 - Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2015 - Economist Books of the Year 2015 - New York Times Book Review 100 Notable Books of 2015 A sweeping, "magisterial" history ... read more

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome
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 Biography & Memoir

In Journey of a Thousand Storms Dr Kooshyar Karimi, author of Leila's Secret, tells his gripping personal story of surviving prison in Iran and life as a refugee before finding success in Australia. Kooshyar Karimi had two careers in Iran, one as a doctor and o... read more

Journey of a Thousand Storms
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 Fiction

Annika Bengtzon has spent her career telling stories that need to be heard. As a journalist, she's always been at the front line of criminal reporting, alongside the investigating officers. And now a court case that she's been reporting on - the savage murder of a homeless man - has ... read more

The Final Word
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 Crime Thriller Mystery

Series:The\Rusty Bore Mysteries Ser.

On the night Leo Stone returns-notionally from the dead, in reality from the Democratic Republic of the Congo-Cass Tuplin gets a call from Gary Kellett. A call about an actual dead person- Gary's daughter, killed in a car crash. Gary's adamant it wasn't an ... read more

Dead Men Don't Order Flake
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 Fiction

By the bestselling author of The Lost Swimmer, a tense, eerie thriller set in the icy reaches of Antarctica When environmental scientist Laura Alvarado is sent to a remote Antarctic island to report on an abandoned whaling station, she begins to uncover more than she could ever imagi... read more

Out of the Ice
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 Fiction

My name is Hope Arden. I am the girl the world forgets. It started when I was sixteen years old. A father forgetting to drive me to school. A mother setting the table for three, not four. A friend who looks at me and sees a stranger. No matter what I do, the words I sa... read more

The Sudden Appearance of Hope
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