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Patient X: The Casebook of Ryunosuke Akutagawa

Patient X: The Casebook of Ryunosuke Akutagawa

by David Peace

Ryunosuke Akutagawa was one of Japan’s great writers – author of the stories Rashomon and In a Bamboo Grove, most famously – who lived through Japan’s turbulent Taisho period of 1912 to 1926, including the devastating 1923 Earthquake, only to take his own life at the age of just thirty-five in 1927. These are the […]

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Sharp

Sharp

by Michelle Dean

Sharp tells the riveting stories of the fiercely intelligent, glamorous and iconoclastic twentieth-century women who made their way to Manhattan to forge spectacular literary careers, from Dorothy Parker to Joan Didion. From journalist Michelle Dean, winner of the National Book Critics Circle’s 2016 Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing, Sharp combines biography, original research, and […]

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Rebel Talent

Rebel Talent

by Francesca Gino

One of the world’s best chefs; a pilot who brought passengers and crew to safety in a dire situation; a woman who fought discrimination to make others better off; a magician who made history; a company founder who worked with his team to create movies that engage young and old alike. What do they all […]

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Welcome to Country: A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia

Welcome to Country: A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia

by Marcia Langton

Tourism Australia statistics show that many overseas tourists, as well as Australians, are keen to learn more about Australia’s first peoples. And while the Indigenous tourism industry continues to grow, no comprehensive travel guide is currently available. Welcome to Country is a curated guidebook to Indigenous Australia and the Torres Strait Islands. In its pages, […]

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