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by Roman Krznaric
<b>Existentialism</b><b> is back</b><br><b><br></b>Carpe diem - 'seize the day' - is one of the oldest pieces of life advice in Western history. But its true spirit has been hijacked by ad men and self-help gurus, reduced to the instant hit of ...
by Alexis Wright
Carpentaria is Alexis Wright's second novel, an epic set in the Gulf country of north-western Queensland. The novel's portrait of life in the precariously settled coastal town of Desperance centres on the powerful Phantom family, leader of the ...Audio Book
by Dora Carrington
<i>'Your letters are a great pleasure. I lap them down with breakfast and they do me more good than tonics, blood capsules or iron jelloids' </i>Lytton Strachey<i></i><br><br>Dora Carrington was considered an outsider to Bloomsbury, but she ...
by Kate Grenville
Kate Grenville had always associated perfume with elegance and beauty. Then the headaches started.<br><br>Like perhaps a quarter of the population, Grenville reacts badly to the artificial fragrances around us- other people's perfumes, and all ...
by Toija Cinque
The nature of media forms and industries is changing rapidly and constantly. As such, Changing Media Landscapes explores the concept of visual networking to describe the ways multiple media devices are used now for a variety of tasks.Visual ...
by Barry Anthony And Michael Chaplin
by Peter FitzSimons
Known to millions of Australians simply as 'Smithy', Sir Charles Kingsford Smith was one of Australia's true 20th century legends. In an era in which aviators were superstars, Smithy was among the greatest and, throughout his amazing career, hisAudio Book
by Johann Hari
THE <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER<br>Drugs are not what we think they are. Addiction is not what we think it is. And the war on drugs is not what we see on our TV screens. In Chasing the Scream, Johann Hari shares his discoveries through the ...
by Stuart Shea
by Jon Cates
by Penny Morgan
by Mark Connelly
by Umberto Eco
Umberto Eco was an international cultural superstar. A celebrated essayist as well as novelist, in this, his last collection, he explores many aspects of the modern world with irrepressible curiosity and wisdom. <br><br>A crisis in ideological ...
by Jan Gehl
Gehl is best known for his work revitalizing urban areas by making them pedestrian and bike friendly, and creating vibrant public spaces (something her refers to as 'urban realm enhancement'. He has worked with policymakers in Melbourne, London,
by Lonely Planet
<P>Perfect for puzzle fans who love to travel, this fun, challenging and beautifully illustrated activity book takes readers on a journey across 30 of the world's greatest cities. Alongside famous sights like the Eiffel Tower and Empire State ...
by Jacob Burckhardt
For nineteenth-century Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt, the Italian Renaissance was nothing less than the beginning of the modern world - a world in which flourishing individualism and the competition for fame radically transformed ...
by John Scales Avery
Hand It Down, Dress It Up, Wear It Out
by Kate Schelter