Books

Flight into Danger

John Castle and Arthur Hailey

Format: Hard Cover

AUD $24.99

The classic novel of suspense that inspired a major television drama and the movie Airplane!

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Last Stop Nagasaki!

Hugh Clarke

Format: Paperback

AUD $17.99

This is the remarkable story of Australian prisoners of war who survived the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. There were 24 Australian POWs in a camp less than 2 kilometres from the epicentre of the blast, and 2 other Australians were imprisoned in a camp 8 kilometres away. How they came to be there, endured their imprisonment, and survived a nuclear attack, is the inspiring story told in this book.

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The Self-Made Anthropologist

Tigger Wise

Format: Paperback

AUD $27.99

This is an account of the remarkable life of Australia's first professor of anthropology, whose national and international reputation as a champion of the Aboriginal people is now the subject of considerable controversy. The Self-Made Anthropologist frees Elkin from the myths, contradictions and intense privacy that veiled his life; he stands now before us for judgement.

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In Our Time

Verity Burgmann

Format: Paperback

AUD $27.99

In Our Time examines Australian loyalties to socialist agitators at the end of the nineteenth century and challenges the accepted versions of the social and political ferment which gave rise to the labour movement and its parliamentary expression, the Labor parties.

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Heroin Annie

Peter Corris

Format: Paperback

AUD $19.99

A collection of gripping short stories in the Cliff Hardy series from highly successful Australian crime fiction writer, Peter Corris.

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Bereaved Parent

Harriet Sarnoff Schiff

AUD $22.99

Is there any more tragic experience that a parent can suffer than the death of a child? A sensitive and comprehensive guide, this is the most recommended book for parents seeking help at a time when their world seems to have fallen apart.

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Realms of the Human Unconscious

Stanislav Grof

AUD $32.99

An expert in non-ordinary states of consciousness presents groundbreaking research into LSD.

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The Women at the Pump

Knut Hamsun, translated by G Stallybrass

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

First published in 1920, the year Hamsun won the Nobel Prize for Literature, The Women at the Pump has a universal quality that transcends time and place. Hamsun's women live on the Norwegian coast but their soulmates flourish in every small community around the world.

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Rising Up and Rising Down: Some Thoughts on Violence, Freedom and Urgent Means

William T. Vollmann

AUD $35.00

Attempts to bring a definitive resolution to a conundrum that has preoccupied generations of thinkers: under what conditions is violence justified?

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Night Following, The

Morag Joss

Format: Hard Cover

AUD $29.99

The Night Following is an exploration into the tragic repercussions of loss and deception.

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