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            Killing Time: Short stories from the long road home

            Killing Time: Short stories from the long road home (Hardback)

            By Barnes, Jimmy

            • RRP: $45.00
            • $33.75
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            From the rock legend turned master storyteller, this collection of non-fiction short stories is vintage Jimmy. Stories of adventure, misadventure, love and loss from the #1 bestselling author of the critically acclaimed memoirs Working Class Boy and Working Class Man. Outrageous,... witty, warm and wise, Killing Time shares more than 40 yarns from an epic life - a dazzling collection of tall tales, out-takes and B-sides from one of Australia's finest storytellers.
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            ISBN 9781460759486
            Published AU 7 Oct 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Is This Anything?

            Is This Anything? (Hardback)

            By Seinfeld, Jerry

            • RRP: $49.99
            • $37.49
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            The first book in twenty-five years from Jerry Seinfeld features his best work across five decades in comedy. Since his first performance at the legendary New York nightclub Catch a Rising Star as a twenty-one-year-old student in autumn of 1975, Jerry Seinfeld has written his own... material and saved everything. Whenever I came up with a funny bit, whether it happened on a stage, in a conversation, or working it out on my preferred canvas - the big yellow legal pad - I kept it in one of those old-school accordion folders, Seinfeld writes. So I have everything I thought was worth saving from forty-five years of hacking away at this for all I was worth. For this book, Jerry Seinfeld has selected his favourite material, organised decade by decade. In page after hilarious page, one brilliantly crafted observation after another, readers will witness the evolution of one of the great comedians of our time and gain new insights into the thrilling but unforgiving art of writing stand-up comedy.
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            ISBN 9781760857127
            Published AU 6 Oct 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Lonely Planet's Guide to Travel Photography
             

            Lonely Planet's Guide to Travel Photography (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 4th Revised edition)

            By Planet, Lonely

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $29.99
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            The definitive guide to great travel photography.

            ISBN 9781743211397
            Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781760340742
            Published AU 1 Aug 2012
            Publisher Lonely Planet Publications Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Lonely Planet How to Guides
            Availability
            1 Ready to ship - Allow 3-5 days
            Out of print
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            A Potter's Pilgrimage
             

            A Potter's Pilgrimage (Paperback)

            By Moon, Milton

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $39.99
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            Milton's Moon's pligrimage has taken him from beginnings at a small pottery in Brisbane across the world in search of creative influence and innovative technique.

            ISBN 9781862548732
            Published AU 1 Feb 2010
            Publisher Wakefield Press
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            999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Black is the New White
             

            Black is the New White (Paperback)

            By Lui, Nakkiah

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $18.74
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            'Nakkiah Lui's writing is, as always, on point: hold-your-belly funny; pumping with politics that prompts visible discomfort.' Maxine Beneba Clark, Saturday Paper 'Her writing, whether devastating or hilarious, has always shown a great deal of accessible humanity and relentless i...ntelligence.' Guardian 'We needed a new David Williamson, someone who speaks to Australia and Australians now. We've found her in Nakkiah.' Alex Broun, playwright 'Mount Druitt's answer to Lena Dunham.' Belvoir Theatre 'If there is such a thing as a rockstar playwright, Nakkiah Lui is it.' Fran Kelly, RN Love, politics and other things you shouldn't talk about at dinner Charlotte Gibson is a lawyer with a brilliant career ahead of her. As her father Ray says, she could be the next female Indigenous Waleed Aly. But she has other ideas. First of all, it's Christmas. Second of all, she's in love. The thing is, her fiance, Francis Smith, is not what her family expected - he's unemployed, he's an experimental composer... and he's white! Bringing him and his conservative parents to meet her family on their ancestral land is a bold move. Will he stand up to the scrutiny? Or will this romance descend into farce? Love is never just black and white. It's complicated by class, politics, ambition, and too much wine over dinner. But for Charlotte and Francis, it's mostly complicated by family. Secrets are revealed, prejudices outed and old rivalries get sorted through. What can't be solved through diplomacy can surely be solved by a good old-fashioned dance-off. They're just that kind of family. Award-winning writer Nakkiah Lui shows why she is one of this country's most in-demand young voices, delivering cutting satire that is both seductively subversive and thoroughly delightful.
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            ISBN 9781760527341
            Published AU 4 Feb 2019
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            387 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Robert M. Gurney: Architect
             

            Robert M. Gurney: Architect (Hardback)

            By Gurney, Robert M.

            • RRP: $99.00
            • $79.20
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            Monograph on the work of US-based architect Robert M. Gurney, whose office has won regional and national design awards.

            ISBN 9781864705782
            Published AU 1 Apr 2017
            Publisher Images Publishing Group Pty Lt
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The Master Architect Series
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            35 Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
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            Boy On Fire: The Young Nick Cave
             

            Boy On Fire: The Young Nick Cave (Hardback)

            By Mordue, Mark

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $29.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Dec 20

            The first volume of the long-awaited, near-mythical biography of Nick Cave, by award-winning writer, Mark Mordue. A deeply beautiful, profound, profane and poetic biography of the early formative years of the dark prince of Australian rock 'n roll, Nick Cave. This is his compelli...ng creation story, charting his influences, his milieu, his friends, and most of all, his music, as the child, then the youth, shaped himself as the extraordinary artist he became. As well as a biography of an artist, Boy on Fire is also a fascinating social and cultural biography - a vivid rendering of a time and place and the forces that shape us.
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            ISBN 9781460759646
            Published AU 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            28 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            Hare + Klein Interior

            Hare + Klein Interior (Hardback)

            By Hare, Meryl

            • RRP: $65.00
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            A personal invitation into the elegant and alluring designs of Hare + Klein.

            ISBN 9781760760441
            Published AU 28 Jul 2020
            Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            Ten Steps to Nanette
             

            Ten Steps to Nanette (Hardback)

            By Gadsby, Hannah

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $29.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Sep 21

            'Hannah is a Promethean force, a revolutionary talent... This hilarious, touching, and sometimes tragic book is all about where her fires were lit.' - Emma Thompson Memoir from Australia's much-loved comedian Hannah Gadsby.

            ISBN 9781742374031
            Published AU 1 Sep 2021
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Music Advantage: How Learning Music Helps Your Child's Brain and Wellbeing
             

            The Music Advantage: How Learning Music Helps Your Child's Brain and Wellbeing (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Collins, Anita

            • RRP: $32.99
            • $24.74
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            Can learning music help our children learn to read and write? Can playing in an orchestra develop social skills? What is the effect of music on children's brains? In this major new book Dr Anita Collins explains how learning music can bring about huge benefits for children. Dr Co...llins explains the ground-breaking research which shows how playing an instrument can improve language abilities, social skills, concentration, impulse control, emotional development, working memory and planning and strategy skills. Throughout the book Dr Collins provides real-life stories together with practical strategies to show the difference music learning can make to the lives of children from birth to the teenage years. 'Dr Collins' exuberance and infectious enthusiasm shine through as she persuasively argues for the importance of music in every child's education' - Professor Alan Harvey, author of Music, Evolution and the Harmony of Souls
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            ISBN 9781760875886
            Published AU 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            768 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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