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August 2014 Australia & New Zealand Bestsellers:


  1. An Event in Autumn: A Kurt Wallander Mystery
    by Henning Mankell
  2. The Maze Runner
    by James Dashner
  3. The Secret
    by Rhonda Byrne
  4. The Goldfinch
    by Donna Tartt
  5. Apple Tree Yard
    by Louise Doughty
  6. An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth
    by Chris Hadfield
  7. Flight Behaviour
    by Barbara Kingsolver
  8. Burial Rites
    by Hannah Kent
  9. The Orphan Master's Son
    by Adam Johnson
  10. A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing
    by Eimear McBride
Master of Fiction Peter Carey

Two Man Booker Prizes and three Miles Franklin Awards can't be wrong. The master of fiction has written more than 10 critically acclaimed novels and shows no signs of stopping. The author's next book, Amnesia, is expected to hit shelves at the end of the year. From Bliss to The Chemistry of Tears, explore over 30 years of Peter Carey.

Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey
Jack Maggs by Peter Carey
True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey
The Chemistry of Tears by Peter Carey
Illywhacker by Peter Carey

Miles Franklin Award Winner

All The Birds Singing by Evie Wyld

All the Birds, Singing has won the 2014 Miles Franklin Award. Set between Australia and a remote English island, Evie Wyld's critically-acclaimed novel is the story of how one woman’s present comes from a terrible past.

New Tim Winton

Eyrie by Tim Winton

In his new novel, Eyrie, award-winning author Tim Winton crafts the story of Tom Keely, a man struggling to accomplish good in an utterly fallen world. Eyrie is a thrilling tale, at once brutal and lyrical, from one of our finest storytellers.

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Brand New Gabrielle Carey

Moving Among Strangers: Randolph Stow and My Family by Gabrielle Carey

Moving Among Strangers is a pilgrimage story tracing one woman's search to understand the visionary yet elusive Australian poet and novelist, Randolph Stow. Brand new copies are hot of the press.

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Praise for Michelle de Krester

Questions of Travel by Michelle de Kretser

Michelle de Kretser wove literary gold with her fourth book, Questions of Travel. The novel was awarded the 2013 Miles Franklin Award, ALS Gold Medal and Prime Minister Literary Award and is a definite must-read.