'One of Ireland's great novelists' Roddy Doyle 'Wrings the heart' Bernard MacLaverty 'A mighty book' Frank McGuinness 'Extraordinary, raw and moving a chronicle of pain and powerlessness as could be written' Lisa McInerneyThe world is shrouded in snow. With transpo... read more
Before electricity brought us the gramophone, the radio and eventually TV, the piano was central to family and community life in colonial Australia. It brought Australians of different ages and backgrounds together, offering solace on re... read more
We use names so often that few of us ever pause to wonder about their origins. What do they mean? And where did they come from? From the common starling to the many-coloured rush tyrant, the names we have given to birds are some of the most vivid and e... read more
Can a return to direct democracy reconnect a jaded electorate with an out-of-touch establishment? Would reforming Canberra's toxic culture lead to worthwhile debate and better decision-making? Should today's leaders look back on successful governments to learn how t... read more
Finding Fire introduces the curious cook to the possibilities of food when combined with the most basic of cooking techniques, fire. Author Lennox Hastie, of acclaimed Sydney restaurant Firedoor, draws on his international experience to present over 90 recipe... read more
|Author:||J. K. Rowling|
Let the magic of J.K. Rowling's classic series take you back to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Issued to mark the 20th anniversary of first publication ofHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, these irresistible House Edit... read more
Reissued to coincide with the movie release of "A Wrinkle in Time," here is a true tale of dog-meets-baby from a Newbery Medalist. Based on L'Engle's own poodle's experience coping with a new baby in the house, this sprightly picture book presents a familiar domestic drama with an utterly charming new twist. Full color.