In 1999, a number of young women go missing in the Perth suburb of Claremont. One body is discovered. Others are never seen again. Snowy Lane (City of Light) is hired as a private investigator but neither he nor the cops can find the serial killer. Sixteen years later, anoth... read more
Winner of the prestigious Miles Franklin AwardProfessor Frederick Lothian, retired engineer, world expert on concrete and connoisseur of modernist design, has quarantined himself from life by moving to a retirement village. Surrounded and obstructed by the debris of his life, he is de... read more
Incredibly exciting adventure on the high seas, filled with deadly creatures, impossible tasks, dangerous quests, nailbiting battles . . . and two friends determined to make their way in the world.
You Belong Here follows the Slater family from the years 1972 - 2002, finding faith, faults, and redemption, in a raw, at times heartbreaking, but ultimately hopeful meditation on what it means to be a family in modern Australia. 'An unforgettable exploration of the things th... read more
Elena Rubik can't seem to stay dead. She persists: as a set of corneas, as a newsletter subscriber, as a member of fanfiction forums. Her best friend Jules Valentine meanwhile is unwittingly inveigled into an indie-film turned corporate branding stunt. When Jules leaks informat... read more
|Awards:||Winner of Kibble Award for Literature 1997 (Australia).|
Helen Garner visits the morgue, and goes cruising on a Russian ship. She sees women giving birth, and gets the sack for teaching her students about sex. She attends a school dance and a gun show. She writes about dreaming, about turning fifty, and the sto... read more
'I adored this book - a wondrous compendium of Iceland's best sagas' - Hannah Kent A new friendship. An unforgettable journey.A beautiful and bloody history.
This is Iceland as you've never read it before ...
Broadcaster Richard Fidler and author K ri G slason are good friends... read more
'This land is a forever land. The clock ticks to a different time.'Set on the banks of Lake Illawarra and spanning four centuries, Storyland is a remarkable and moving novel about who we are and our connection to this land.Telling the stories of five very d... read more
|Author:||Maggie Beer; Ralph Martins (As told to); Dragan Radocaj (Photographer)|
This book is so important to me. To have a healthy old age you must act now, whether you are 30 or 50. I have two great passions - sharing my love of cooking delicious simple food and improving the health and nutrition of older people. I hope this cookbook does both ... read more
Nick Chester is working as a sergeant for the Havelock police in the Marlborough Sound, at the top of New Zealand's South Island. If the river isn't flooded and the land hasn't slipped, it's paradise. Unless you are also hiding from a ruthless man with a grudge, in which case, re... read more
Garner is a 2016 Windham-Campbell Prize recipient for her non-fiction writings. The judges praised Garner's work as 'intelligent, lucid and often disturbing.'
PRAISE FOR EVERYWHERE I LOOK'A captivating collection...No matter the topic, Garner is a charming and... read more
In Dante, Arizona, a centuries-old feud between the families of Mortiss and Worse is coming to a head. Out in the desert beyond town limits, Walter Reckles emerges unscathed from an air crash in a classified zone. His story about hitting a drone is disbelieved, and his reputation... read more