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  • Pirate Outrages: True Stories of Terror on the China Seas

    by Douglas R G Sellick

    You won’t be immune to a frisson of fear as you peruse these gripping stories of piracy on the China seas. After all, piracy is as prevalent today as it was in the early nineteenth and twentieth centuriesRead more »

    Price $24.95 Add to cart

  • Robbie: The Robinson Helicopter Experience

    by Jon Davison

    From the snow-clad mountains of Alaska to Australia’s desert heart, photographer Jon Davison explores the world’s most beautiful landscapes from the air.

    Robbie is a tale of passionate and driven individuals. It is the story of fifteen people who made the ‘wild fantasy’ of owning and operating their own helicopter a reality.

    Davison travelled…Read more »

    Price $55.00 Add to cart

  • Beautiful Waste: Poems by David McComb (The Triffids)

    by David McComb edited by Chris Coughran & Niall Lucy

    Brilliant songwriter and lead singer of the Triffids, David McComb, died in 1999 leaving behind a legacy of evocative music. Always more than a pop musician, McComb was a perceptive poet who explored and confronted addiction, pop culture, the colloquial and the metaphysical.

    Collected and published for the first time, this is the poetry McComb wrote…Read more »

    Price $24.95 Add to cart

  • Vagabond Holes: David McComb and the Triffids

    by Chris Coughran & Niall Lucy

    It is over thirty years since David McComb’s haunting music and lyrics inspired a generation. Now, thanks to sold-out tribute concerts Australia-wide and the remastering of the complete Triffids oeuvre, a new generation is discovering his life’s workRead more »

    Price $35.00 Add to cart

  • Camino Footsteps

    by Malcolm Wells & Kim Wells

    Join the thousands of pilgrims who have walked the ancient Way of St James in Spain. Whether you’re an experienced trekker or an armchair traveller, this warmly written and beautifully illustrated journey will take you into the heart and soul of this historic walk.

    As featured in The Way, now showing in local cinemas. Read more »

    Price $35.00 Add to cart

  • Fremantle Impressions

    by Ron Davidson

    Get the new edition of Fremantle Impressions, the book that explores the character and charm of Fremantle,its rich and colourful array of stories, people and places.

    Vividly brought to life in a fascinating stroll around town and back through history by long-time resident, writer and raconteur, Ron DavidsonRead more »

    Price $24.95 Add to cart

  • I want to be a Cricketer

    by Sally Carbon & Justin Langer with illustrations by Stewart Gollan

    Stand up and watch the ball…Watch the ball like a hawk!

    Jason is bubbling with excitement on his ninth birthday when he’s given a cricket ball and some advice by a famous international player. Join Jason and his mates on their journey from spectator to State Squad, facing fired-up bowlers and unleashing balls at well-drilled and crafty batsmen…Read more »

    Price $16.95 Add to cart

  • Rhythms of the Kimberley

    by Russell Guého & Tim Winton

    ‘I welcome this book for its sense of intimacy and its gentle guidance, for helping us to see what it is we’re looking at when we encounter such a remarkable and complex region as the Kimberley.’ — Tim Winton.

    A beautiful production with over 100 full-colour photographs, Rhythms of the Kimberley travels through this stunning, dramatically changing…Read more »

    Price $35.00 Add to cart

  • Aegean light: The Spirit of Olympia

    by Nick Melidonis

    Everything here speaks now as it did centuries ago, of illumination. Here the light penetrates directly to the soul, opens the door and windows of the heart, makes one naked, exposed, isolated in a metaphysical bliss which makes everything so clear ..Read more »

    Price $39.95 Add to cart

  • Sixties, The: An Irreverent Guide

    by Eoin Cameron

    Desert boots, micro minis and winklepickers; Dusty, Ringo and ‘The Purple People Eater’; Easy Rider, Blow Up and Beach Blanket Bingo; stomps, cabarets and Woodstock; Gilligan’s Island, Graeme Kennedy and Homicide; kegs, nashos, the pill and student demos. Eoin Cameron recalls the ’60s in gory detail and with no insight what-so-ever, because…Read more »

    Price $22.95 Add to cart

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