by Mike Bender & Doug Chernack
There are few things more rewarding than having a pet. They love us unconditionally, shower us with attention, and actually help us live longer. So, what can possibly be awkward about our animal BFFs? Well ...nothing. In fact, we're the awkward ones.
by Scott Bridle
Helicopter pilot and photographer Scott Bridle offers a unique view of the vast cattle stations and raw natural beauty of outback Australia. Traversing Queensland, the Northern Territory and South Australia, his aerial shots - often captured ...
A Play in Four Acts
by Arthur Miller
Arthur Miller's classic parable of mass hysteria draws a chilling parallel between the Salem witch-hunt of 1692 - one of the strangest and most awful chapters in human history - and the McCarthyism which gripped America in the 1950s.
by Anh Do
Anh Do nearly didn't make it to Australia. His entire family came close to losing their lives on the sea as they escaped from war-torn Vietnam in an overcrowded boat. But nothing - not murderous pirates, nor the imminent threat of death by ...
by Jade De Souza
What is it about the seaside? What is it about the idea of owning a beach house that prompts so many of us to purchase a property that is a hop skip and a jump from the beach? We work so hard during the week that we long for a place that is away ...
by Keith Richards & Keith Richards
With the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics and the songs that roused the world, and over four decades he lived the original rock and roll life: taking the chances he wanted, speaking his mind, and making it all work in ...
by Alan Staines & Allan Staines
This book is specifically designed to deal with problems confronted when renovating or altering an existing dwelling. It also shows step-by-step how to accomplish popular renovation projects. <br>It solves problems such as rising damp, floor and ...
A Hidden Inheritance
by Edmund De Waal
264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them larger than a matchbox: potter Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered the collection in the Tokyo apartment of his great uncle Iggie. Later, when Edmund inherited the 'netsuke', they ...
by Ross Coulthart
During the First World War, thousands of Aussie diggers and other Allied troops passed through the French town of Vignacourt, two hours north of Paris. Many had their photographs taken by Louis and Antoinette Thuillier as souvenirs while they ...
by David J. Bodycombe
Welcome to "The Penguin Sudoku Challenge": with 1 sudoku puzzle for every day of the year 2 challenge you in every way on 3 different levels - beginner, moderate and fist-clenchingly tricky. Perfect 4 sharpening your brain and honing your logic, ...
The Secret History of Australia's Favourite Song
by Dennis O'Keeffe
Australians know Waltzing Matilda, written by our most popular poet Banjo Paterson, as our most loved song and unofficial national anthem. What Australians don't know is that their song is embroiled in a web of secrecy, violence and a triangular ...
by Carole King
A memoir by the iconic singer-songwriter chronicling her story from her beginnings in Brooklyn through her remarkable success as one of the world's most acclaimed musical talents, to her present day as a leading performer and activist.
by Paul Kelly
This extraordinary best-selling book had its genesis in a series of concerts first staged in 2004. Over four nights Paul Kelly performed, in alphabetical order, 100 of his songs from the previous three decades. In between songs he told stories ...
A Hippie Dream
by Neil Young
"Waging Heavy Peace" is the remarkable memoir of rock icon Neil Young. Neil Young is a singular figure in the history of rock and pop culture in the last four decades, inducted not once but twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
This Time it's Personal
by Russell Brand
In the sequel to Russell's best-selling biography 'My Booky Wook' we follow the now sober but still scandalous, sex-fuelled star on his electrifying rise to international fame. A roller coaster ride through tours, films, stand up and tabloids -- ...
100 Inspiring Ideas for Creating Beautiful Rooms
by Megan Morton
Whether you're mid-renovation or just decoratively bored, this handsome guide to home decorating will provide you with the real tips you need to complete the project to everyone's lasting satisfaction and delight. Learn how to use colour, ...
by Kevin McCloud
A complete celebration of Britain's favourite architectural show. Grand Designs is broadcast in over 130 countries and regularly gleans 5 million viewers in the UK. Its success, says Kevin, is due to 'good old-fashioned story telling; of joy and ...
by Agatha Christie
In the newly adapted and stylish new comic book, Poirot is called to investigate when a charity murder game at a Devon house turns into the real thing...Sir George and Lady Stubbs, the hosts of a village fete, hit upon the novel idea of staging a ...
by Brian Sibley
Packed with exclusive behind-the-scenes photographs, this official illustrated guide tells the detailed story of the making of the highly anticipated new film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, directed by Peter Jackson. Enter Bilbo Baggins' ...
Handmade Designs for Contemporary Living
by Olivier Dupon
This book captures the new mood a return to a preference for the unique and the handmade. Design expert and acclaimed blogger Olivier Dupon has sourced the cream of the contemporary design world from all over Europe, Australia and the United ...