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Welcome to Your New Life
Black Inc. PB
When Anna Goldsworthy, pianist and perfectionist, falls pregnant with her first child, her excitement is tempered by the daunting journey ahead. In Welcome to Your New Life, she shares the dizzying wonder and crippling anxiety that come with creating new life.
Prague Cemetery by Umberto Eco,
Nineteenth-century Europe—from Turin to Prague to Paris—abounds with the ghastly and the mysterious. Conspiracies rule history. Jesuits plot against Freemasons. Italian republicans strangle priests with their own intestines. French criminals plan bombings by day and celebrate Black Masses at night.
On Special HB $19.95
A Day in the LIfe of a Smiling Woman
by Margaret Drabble
Drabble's novels have illuminated the past 50 years, especially the changing lives of women, like no others. Yet her short fiction has its own unique brilliance. This collection is a wonderful recapitulation of a masterly career.
On Special HB $15
Light Between the Oceeans by M L Stedman, Vintage
Winner of the Indie Awards 'Book of the Year' 2013.
1926. Tom Sherbourne is a young lighthouse keeper on a remote island off Western Australia. The only inhabitants of Janus Rock, and his wife Isabel live a quiet life, until ................
Questions of Travel
Michelle De Kretser Allen and Unwin HB
On the short list for the new Emily prize and the long list for the Miles Franklin. This is a wonderfully subtle story of travellers, tourists and immigrants, a transformative, very funny and intensely moving novel.
The Golden Egg by Donna Leon,
Celebrated by The Times as one of the 50 Greatest Crime Writers, Donna Leon brings Venice to life in the twenty-second Brunetti novel of this bestselling series, where our detective must uncover the mystery surrounding a mute man's murder.
May We Be Forgiven
by A.M. Homes Granta .
A childhood rivalry between two brothers leads in adult life to unimaginable grief but this novel of middle America, is an unnerving, funny tale of unexpected intimacies.
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Stranger and Stranger, the World of Steve Ditko.
Steve J Ditko is an American comic book artist and writer best known as the artist and co-creator, with Stan Lee, of the Marvel Comics heroes Spider-Man and Doctor Strange.
He is regarded among the congniscenti as one of the supreme visual stylists in the history of comics.
On Special HB $19.95
Living In Australia by
Thames and Hudson
Originally published in 1970 Living in Australia provided Boyd with an opportunity to describe his own approach to design. This new edition, co-published with the Robin Boyd Foundation, includes new colour photographs by John Gollings and essays by renowned architects Kerstin Thompson and Rachel Neeson reflecting upon the importance of Boyd's work.
Art of McSweeney's
Covering roughly the first 11 years of theirhumble existence, this book (in collaboration with Chronicle Books) tells the stories behind the making of the first 31 issues of the Quarterly, the founding of The Believer magazine and Wholphin DVD magazine, and the inspiration behind many other printed objects.
Also included are hundreds of images, interviews with artists and authors such as Chris Ware and Michael Chabon, and a folding jacket/poster covered with stories by Dave Eggers on one side, and a myriad of Charles Burns–drawn faces on the other.
On special HB $24.95
Madeleine: A Life of Madeleine St John
by Helen Trinca
Helen Trinca has captured the troubled life of Madeleine St John in this moving account of a remarkable writer. , her work wasn't published until In 1993, when The Women in Black was published, it became clear what a marvellous writer Madeleine St John was.
Mother's Mild, by Edward St Aubyn
The fourth and definitely the best of the five novel series. Mother's Milk is a breathtaking exploration of the troubled allegiances between parents and children, husbands and wives.
Witty and perceptive.
The Age Good Food Under $30
The Age Edited by Simone Egger & Nina Rousseau
Lantern Cookery Classics
a well presented new series
Each one presents simple straight forward recipes, condensing their cooking philosophy to some typical classical dishes.
Stephanie Alexander, Maggie Beer,
Gary Mehigan and
A Photographic Journey Through Lebanon in the Sixties
By (author) Marilyn Stafford
Photographs by Marilyn Stafford
Preface by Venus Khoury-Ghata
In the early sixties, Marilyn Stafford spent over a year in Lebanon and became fascinated with the country and its people. She travelled extensively, journeying to the most remote villages and recording scenes of everyday life. This album is a selection of 140 of these outstanding photographs.
On Special HB $22.00
Quarterly Essay 49:
Not Dead Yet by Mark Latham.
A timely look at the Labor Party - factional bosses, affluent working class, very small union membership, its all changed and Mark Latham has some ideas on how to fix it.Persona non grata he may be and full of resentment and prejudice, but he can write and reason ok.