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  • ALL THAT MAN IS
    ALL THAT MAN IS
    SZALAY DAVID
    ISBN: 9780099593690
    Title: ALL THAT MAN IS
    Author: SZALAY DAVID
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: APRIL 2017 NEW RELEASE

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 MAN BOOKER PRIZE

    Winner of the 2016 Gordon Burn Prize


    Nine men. Each of them at a different stage of life, each of them away from home, and each of them striving – in the suburbs of Prague, beside a Belgian motorway, in a cheap Cypriot hotel – to understand just what it means to be alive, here and now.

    Tracing an arc from the spring of youth to the winter of old age, All That Man Is brings these separate lives together to show us men as they are – ludicrous and inarticulate, shocking and despicable; vital, pitiable, hilarious, and full of heartfelt longing. And as the years chase them down, the stakes become bewilderingly high in this piercing portrayal of 21st-century manhood.

    Imprint: VINTAGE
    RRP: $22.99

    Price: $22.99
  • ALL THE BIRDS SINGING - Miles Franklin Winner 2014
    ALL THE BIRDS SINGING - Miles Franklin Winner 2014
    WYLD EVIE
    ISBN: 9780857986764
    Title: ALL THE BIRDS SINGING - Miles Franklin Winner 2014
    Author: WYLD EVIE
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK


    Miles Franklin Award Winner, 2014

    Who or what is watching Jake Whyte from the woods? Jake Whyte is the sole resident of an old farmhouse on an unnamed island, a place of ceaseless rains and battering winds. It's just her, her untamed companion, Dog, and a flock of sheep. Which is how she wanted it to be. But something is coming for the sheep - every few nights it picks one off, leaves it in rags. It could be anything. There are foxes in the woods, a strange boy and a strange man, rumours of an obscure, formidable beast. And there is Jake's unknown past, perhaps breaking into the present, a story hidden thousands of miles away and years ago, in a landscape of different colour and sound, a story held in the scars that stripe her back.

    Set between Australia and a remote English island, All the Birds, Singing is the story of how one woman's present comes from a terrible past. It is the second novel from the award-winning author of After the Fire, A Still Small Voice.


    Reviews: Replete with adrenalin-fuelled escapades, Evie Wyld’s heart-stopping second novel opens with a mocking row of Hitchcockian crows as they strut and caw over one of Jake’s recently mutilated sheep. Exiled on a bleak and windy, rain-driven island at the end of the world, she finds herself with only her so-called Dog for company and then an enigmatic stranger who impinges on her solitude. Saturated with menace, the novel's upside-down pastoral elegy traces with great subtlety the alienation felt by this youthful outsider . . . With its stark poetry and beautifully assured voice, her story affirms that each and every creature on earth is subject to haphazardly inflicted cruelty and betrayal. (Miles Franklin Award Judging Panel, 2014)




    Imprint: VINTAGE
    RRP: $19.99

    Price: $19.99
  • ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE
    ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE
    DOERR ANTHONY
    ISBN: 9780008220815
    Title: ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE
    Author: DOERR ANTHONY
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    One of the most acclaimed and bestselling books of 2014. An epic novel set during WW2, from the prize-winner Anthony Doerr.

    When Marie Laure goes blind, aged six, her father builds her a model of their Paris neighborhood, so she can memorize it with her fingers and then navigate the real streets. But when the Germans occupy Paris, father and daughter flee to Saint-Malo on the Brittany coast, where Marie-Laure's agoraphobic great uncle lives in a tall, narrow house by the sea wall. In another world in Germany, an orphan boy, Werner, is enchanted by a crude radio. He becomes a master at building and fixing radios, a talent ultimately makes him a highly specialized tracker of the Resistance. Werner travels through the heart of Hitler Youth to the far-flung outskirts of Russia, and finally into Saint-Malo, where his path converges with Marie-Laure.

    Deftly interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure and Werner, Doerr illuminates the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another. Ten years in the writing, ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE is his most ambitious and dazzling work.

    Imprint: FOURTH ESTATE
    RRP: $34.99

    Price: $34.99
  • ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE  -  Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winner 2015
    ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE - Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winner 2015
    DOERR ANTHONY
    ISBN: 9780007548699
    Title: ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE - Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winner 2015
    Author: DOERR ANTHONY
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    One of the most acclaimed and bestselling books of 2014. An epic novel set during WW2, from the prize-winner Anthony Doerr.

    When Marie Laure goes blind, aged six, her father builds her a model of their Paris neighborhood, so she can memorize it with her fingers and then navigate the real streets. But when the Germans occupy Paris, father and daughter flee to Saint-Malo on the Brittany coast, where Marie-Laure's agoraphobic great uncle lives in a tall, narrow house by the sea wall. In another world in Germany, an orphan boy, Werner, is enchanted by a crude radio. He becomes a master at building and fixing radios, a talent ultimately makes him a highly specialized tracker of the Resistance. Werner travels through the heart of Hitler Youth to the far-flung outskirts of Russia, and finally into Saint-Malo, where his path converges with Marie-Laure.

    Deftly interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure and Werner, Doerr illuminates the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another. Ten years in the writing, ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE is his most ambitious and dazzling work.

    Imprint: HARPER COLLINS
    RRP: $19.99

    Price: $19.99
  • ALL THE PRETTY HORSES
    ALL THE PRETTY HORSES
    MCCARTHY CORMAC
    ISBN: 9780330510936
    Title: ALL THE PRETTY HORSES
    Author: MCCARTHY CORMAC
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    John Grady Cole is the last bewildered survivor of long generations of Texas ranchers. Finding himself cut off from the only life he has ever wanted, he sets out for Mexico with his friend Lacey Rawlins. Befriending a third boy on the way, they find a country beyond their imagining: barren and beautiful, rugged yet cruelly civilised; a place where dreams are paid for in blood. All the Pretty Horses is an acknowledged masterpiece and a grand love story: a novel about childhood passing, along with innocence and a vanished American age. Steeped in the wisdom that comes only from loss, it is a magnificent parable of responsibility, revenge and survival.Celebrating 40 years of outstanding international writing, this is one of the essential Picador novels reissued in a beautiful new series style.

    Imprint: PICADOR
    RRP: $19.99

    Price: $19.99
  • ALLER RETOUR NEW YORK
    ALLER RETOUR NEW YORK
    MILLER HENRY
    ISBN: 9780141398860
    Title: ALLER RETOUR NEW YORK
    Author: MILLER HENRY
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    'New York is an aquarium . . . where there are nothing but hellbenders and lungfish and slimy, snag-toothed groupers and sharks'

    In 1935 Henry Miller set off from his adopted home, Paris, to revisit his native land, America. Aller Retour New York, his exuberant, humorous missive to his friend Alfred Perlès describing the trip and his return journey on a Dutch steamer, is filled with vivid reflections on his hellraising antics, showing Miller at the height of his powers. This edition also includes Via Dieppe-Newhaven, his entertaining account of a failed attempt to visit England.

    'The greatest American writer.' Bob Dylan



    Imprint: PENGUIN MODERN CLASSICS
    RRP: $26.99
    Price: $26.99
  • ALTERED STATES : THE AMERICAN DREAM AND THE AUSTRALIAN WAY
    ALTERED STATES : THE AMERICAN DREAM AND THE AUSTRALIAN WAY
    RUNDLE GUY
    ISBN: 9781863958578
    Title: ALTERED STATES : THE AMERICAN DREAM AND THE AUSTRALIAN WAY
    Author: RUNDLE GUY
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: PUBLICATION DELAYED

    America - land of the free. Free to work till you drop, to die on the street, to get shot by the cops ......

    Australia - country of the fair go. Where true blue has become Beyond Blue, and safety warnings are everywhere ......

    America and Australia. Twin countries, settler nations, which took different paths, the small differences magnifying into contrasting civilisations.

    Award-winning writer and commentator Guy Rundle has spent many years observing these contrasts - on the streets, in the culture and on the campaign trail. In Altered States, he argues that Australia succeeded in creating a 'good society', while the US failed - but that doesn't mean we can't learn something from America's dynamism and independence.

    Perceptive and often hilarious, Altered States is a strikingly original take on the challenges facing Australia in the twenty-first century.



    Imprint: REDBACK
    RRP: $22.99
    Price: $22.99
  • AMAZING ADVENTURES OF KAVALIER AND CLAY
    AMAZING ADVENTURES OF KAVALIER AND CLAY
    CHABON MICHAEL
    ISBN: 9781841154930
    Title: AMAZING ADVENTURES OF KAVALIER AND CLAY
    Author: CHABON MICHAEL
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction from the author WONDER BOYS.

    THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF KAVALIER & CLAY is a heart-wrenching story of escape, love and comic-book heroes set in Prague, New York and the Arctic. One night in 1939, Josef Kavalier shuffles into his cousin Sam Clay's cramped New York bedroom, his nerve-racking escape from Prague finally achieved. Little does he realise that this is the beginning of an extraordinary friendship and even more fruitful business partnership. Together they create a comic strip called 'The Escapist', its superhero a Nazi-busting saviour who liberates the oppressed around the world. The Escapist makes their fortune, but Joe can think of only one thing: how can he effect a real-life escape, and free his family from the tyranny of Hitler?

    Michael Chabon's exceptional novel is a thrilling tight-rope walk between high comedy and bitter tragedy, and confirms his position as one of the most inventive and daring of contemporary American writers. In Joe Kavalier and Sam Clay, he has created two unforgettable characters bound together by love, family and cartoons.

    Imprint: PERENNIAL
    RRP: $19.99

    Price: $19.99
  • AMERICAN GODS
    AMERICAN GODS
    GAIMAN NEIL
    ISBN: 9780755322817
    Title: AMERICAN GODS
    Author: GAIMAN NEIL
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    After three years in prison, Shadow has done his time. But as the time until his release ticks away, he can feel a storm brewing. Two days before he gets out, his wife Laura dies in a mysterious car crash, in adulterous circumstances. Dazed, Shadow travels home, only to encounter the bizarre Mr Wednesday claiming to be a refugee from a distant war, a former god and the king of America. Together they embark on a very strange journey across the States, along the way solving the murders which have occurred every winter in one small American town. But the storm is about to break... Disturbing, gripping and profoundly strange, Gaiman's epic novel sees him on the road to the heart of America. Includes extra material exclusive to Headline Review's edition.


    Imprint: HEADLINE
    RRP: $22.99

    Price: $22.99
  • AMERICAN GODS
    AMERICAN GODS
    GAIMAN NEIL
    ISBN: 9781472235411
    Title: AMERICAN GODS
    Author: GAIMAN NEIL
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    After three years in prison, Shadow has done his time. But as the time until his release ticks away, he can feel a storm brewing. Two days before he gets out, his wife Laura dies in a mysterious car crash, in adulterous circumstances. Dazed, Shadow travels home, only to encounter the bizarre Mr Wednesday claiming to be a refugee from a distant war, a former god and the king of America.

    Together they embark on a very strange journey across the States, along the way solving the murders which have occurred every winter in one small American town. But the storm is about to break... Disturbing, gripping and profoundly strange, Gaiman's epic novel sees him on the road to the heart of America.

    Imprint: ORION
    RRP: $45.00

    Price: $45.00
  • AMERICAN GODS   -   TV Tie-in
    AMERICAN GODS - TV Tie-in
    GAIMAN NEIL
    ISBN: 9781472245540
    Title: AMERICAN GODS - TV Tie-in
    Author: GAIMAN NEIL
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    AMERICAN GODS, the extraordinary, highly acclaimed epic novel from storytelling genius and international bestseller Neil Gaiman, comes vividly to life in a major new TV series on Amazon Prime Video starring Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, Emily Browning and Gillian Anderson.


    If you are to survive, you must believe.

    Shadow Moon has served his time. But hours before his release from prison, his beloved wife is killed in a freak accident. Dazed, he boards a plane home where he meets the enigmatic Mr Wednesday, who professes both to know Shadow and to be king of America.

    Together they embark on a profoundly strange road trip across the USA, encountering a kaleidoscopic cast of characters along the way. Yet all around them a storm threatens to break.

    The war has already begun, an epic struggle for the very soul of America, and Shadow is standing squarely in its path.

    Imprint: HEADLINE
    RRP: $22.99

    Price: $22.99
  • AMERICAN PASTORAL
    AMERICAN PASTORAL
    ROTH PHILIP
    ISBN: 9780099771814
    Title: AMERICAN PASTORAL
    Author: ROTH PHILIP
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    In American Pastoral, Philip Roth gives us a novel of unqualified greatness that is an elegy for all the twentieth century's promises of prosperity, civic order, and domestic bliss. Roth's protagonist is Seymour 'Swede' Levov - a legendary high school athlete, a devoted family man, a hard worker, the prosperous inheritor of his father's Newark glove factory - comes of age in thriving, triumphant post-war America.

    And then one day in 1968, Swede's beautiful American luck deserts him. For Swede's adored daughter, Merry, has grown from a loving, quick-witted girl into a sullen, fanatical teenager - a teenager capable of an outlandishly savage act of political terrorism. And overnight Swede is wrenched out of the longed-for American pastoral and into the indigenous American berserk. Compulsively readable, propelled by sorrow, rage, and a deep compassion for its characters, this is Roth's masterpiece.

    Imprint: VINTAGE
    RRP: $19.99

    Price: $19.99
  • AMERICAN PEOPLE : VOLUME 1
    AMERICAN PEOPLE : VOLUME 1
    KRAMER LARRY
    ISBN: 9781250083302
    Title: AMERICAN PEOPLE : VOLUME 1
    Author: KRAMER LARRY
    Format: TRADE PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Forty years in the making, The American People sets forth Larry Kramer's vision of his homeland. As the founder of ACT UP and the author of Faggots and The Normal Heart, Kramer has decisively affected American lives and letters. Here he reimagines our history. This is the story of one nation under a plague, contaminated by greed, hate, and disease and host to transcendent acts of courage and kindness.


    In this first volume, which runs up to the 1950s, we meet prehistoric monkeys who spread a peculiar virus; a Native American shaman whose sexual explorations mutate into occult visions; and early English settlers who establish loving same-sex couples only to fall prey to the forces of bigotry. George Washington and Alexander Hamilton revel in unexpected intimacies, and John Wilkes Booth's motives for assassinating Abraham Lincoln are thoroughly revised. In the twentieth century, the nightmare of history deepens as a religious sect conspires with eugenicists, McCarthyites, and Ivy Leaguers to exterminate homosexuals and the AIDS virus begins to spread. Against all this, Kramer sets the intimate heartfelt story of a middle-class family outside Washington, D.C., trying to cope with the darkest of times.

    The American People is a work of ribald satire, prophetic outrage, and dazzling imagination. It is an encyclopedic indictment, written with outrageous love.

    Imprint: PICADOR
    RRP: $36.99

    Price: $36.99
  • AMERICAN PSYCHO
    AMERICAN PSYCHO
    ELLIS BRET EASTON
    ISBN: 9781447277705
    Title: AMERICAN PSYCHO
    Author: ELLIS BRET EASTON
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    With an introduction by Irvine Welsh.

    Is evil something you are? Or is it something you do?

    Patrick Bateman has it all: good looks, youth, charm, a job on Wall Street, reservations at every new restaurant in town and a line of girls around the block. He is also a psychopath. A man addicted to his superficial, perfect life, he pulls us into a dark underworld where the American Dream becomes a nightmare . . .

    American Psycho is one of the most controversial and talked-about novels of all time. A multimillion-copy bestseller hailed as a modern classic, it is a violent black comedy about the darkest side of human nature.

    Imprint: PICADOR
    RRP: $19.99

    Price: $19.99
  • AMERICAN WAR
    AMERICAN WAR
    AKKAD OMAR EL
    ISBN: 9781509852208
    Title: AMERICAN WAR
    Author: AKKAD OMAR EL
    Format: TRADE PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    An audacious and powerful debut novel: a second American Civil War, a devastating plague, and one family caught deep in the middle - a story that asks what might happen if America were to turn its most devastating policies and deadly weapons upon itself.

    Sarat Chestnut, born in Louisiana, is only six when the Second American Civil War breaks out in 2074. But even she knows that oil is outlawed, that Louisiana is half underwater, that unmanned drones fill the sky. And when her father is killed and her family is forced into Camp Patience for displaced persons, she quickly begins to be shaped by her particular time and place until, finally, through the influence of a mysterious functionary, she is turned into a deadly instrument of war.

    Telling her story is her nephew, Benjamin Chestnut, born during war - part of the Miraculous Generation - now an old man confronting the dark secret of his past, his family's role in the conflict and, in particular, that of his aunt, a woman who saved his life while destroying untold others

    Imprint: PICADOR
    RRP: $29.99

    Price: $29.99
  • AMERIKA
    AMERIKA
    KAFKA FRANZ
    ISBN: 9780241197813
    Title: AMERIKA
    Author: KAFKA FRANZ
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    'He had almost forgotten he was in the uncertain hold of a ship moored to the coast of an unknown continent'

    Karl Rossmann has been banished by his parents to America, following a family scandal. There, with unquenchable optimism, he throws himself into the strange experiences that lie before him as he slowly makes his way into the interior of the great continent. Although Kafka's first novel can be read as a disturbing allegory of modern life in all its alienation, it is also a novel infused with blitheness and exuberance.

    'It was Kafka who made me understand that one can write differently.' Gabriel García Márquez

    'His power resides in the state of the human soul he portrays.' Malcolm Bradbury, Sunday Times

    Translated with an Introduction by Michael Hofmann



    Imprint: PENGUIN CLASSIC
    RRP: $24.99
    Price: $24.99
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