Books - Non Fiction

That's Quite A Dress You Almost Have On

That’s Quite A Dress You Almost Have On

‘That’s quite a dress you almost have on’ is Gene Kelly’s dig at the bossy heiress in An American in Paris – just one of the 300 crackling one-liners chosen by veteran entertainment journalist Craig Bennett Here is your chance …

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Blokeasaurus

The Bloke-a-saurus – Jokes for blokes, fair dinkum funnies and true blue

Aussie wisdom

Gargantuan gags, wags, goofs and giggles for your favourite fella, with royalties donated to support men’s mental health

Knockabout brothers Steve and Gus Worland know a good joke when they hear one, and this smorgasbord of their favourite …

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The Complete Book of Great Australian Women

The Complete Book of Great Australian Women

This complete collection combines de Vries’ best-selling books Great Australian Women and Great Australian Women 2. It tells the stories of women who were pioneers of our nation, and in their fields, and who changed the course of history.…

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The Complete Book of Heroic Australian Women

The Complete Book of Heroic Australian Women

Providing inspiration for today’s women, in this book of profiles, Susanna de Vries examines what it takes to be a truly heroic Australian. Women of grit and courage, women of integrity, resilience and resourcefulness. They faced different tests — harshness …

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The Coral Browne Story: Theatrical Life and Times of a Lustrous Australian

The Coral Browne Story: Theatrical Life and Times of a Lustrous Australian

Coral Browne left Australia in 1934 at age 21 having already made a big name in that country on stage with JC Williamson Limited. She went to London with a return boat ticket, to try her luck. She had a …

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The Eczema Detox

The Eczema Detox

The low-chemical diet for eliminating skin inflammation

‘This diet is healing my eczema and changing my life’ – testimony from just one of thousands worldwide who have benefited from The Eczema Detox, and proof that it really does work.…

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The Eczema Diet

The Eczema Diet

For the first time, the finding of hundreds of international researchers have been pieced together to solve the eczema puzzle. The result is the first diet designed to correct the underlying causes of eczema so you can gradually go back …

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The Fictional Woman

The Fictional Woman

Tara Moss has worn many labels in her time. Now, in her first work of non-fiction, she blends memoir and social analysis to examine the common fictions about women.

She traces key moments in her life – from small-town tomboy …

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The Fighter Within

The Fighter Within

In this book, you will find ten rounds of techniques that will transform the way you act, the way you think, the way you live. Rocky’s mission is to guide you through the most important fight you’ll ever face – …

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The Future Eaters

The Future Eaters

This is the story of how human beings have consumed the resources they need for their own future. It examines the original “future eaters” who were the first people to leave the Afro-Asian homeland and travel down the chain of …

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The Gambling Man

The Gambling Man

Bill Waterhouse has all the gambler’s legendary qualities – analytical, cold blooded, ruthless, devious, incisive, the power and concentration to overwhelm an opponent… His compulsion is as natural as his heartbeat; his instincts are predatory: he wants the lot – …

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The Girl Who Climbed Everest

The Girl Who Climbed Everest

‘I believe that nothing is impossible if you dare to dream, plan and take action. I’m an ordinary girl who simply refused to give up on a dream, and that’s all it takes to succeed in life.’

Alyssa Azar is …

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The Girls’ Guide to Predators

The Girls’ Guide to Predators

The games some men play. Psychologists estimate that all women will be put in harm’s way, in one form or another, by a predator during their lifetime. The Girls’ Guide to Predators is everything you need to know about the …

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The Halvorsen Story

The Halvorsen Story

For some, the Halvorsen brings back memories of idyllic holidays afloat in rented motor cruisers. For others, the name instantly recalls the race-winning Halvorsen brothers and their superb racing yachts. For wooden boat lovers, the name is synonymous with boats …

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The Healthy Skin Diet

The Healthy Skin Diet

Unlock the secrets of beautiful skin with The Healthy Skin Diet! Whatever your skin type, whatever your skin condition, you’ll find all the help you need right here. By following nutritionist Karen Fischer’s eight-week program, you will change your …

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The Heart Can Wait

The Heart Can Wait

Ludmila Gregorieva and Vladimir Bogatchev are young lovers from Leningrad, the once-imperial city of the Tsars. Of the gentry and intelligentsia class, they are torn apart by the tragedy of war, the treachery and tyranny of the KGB. Remarkably, after …

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The Impressionists Revealed: Masterpieces & Collectors

The Impressionists Revealed: Masterpieces & Collectors

Many of the great works of impressionism are housed in private collections and are rarely or never seen by the public. Thanks to the generous co-operation of their owners, this book presents in colour, 92 of these masterpieces, many of …

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The Last Showman

The Last Showman

Son of a sideshow operator and trapeze artist, fourth-generation showman Fred Brophy grew up on the road, travelling the length and breadth of Australia.

He did time in jail as a wild teenager before establishing his own successful boxing tent. …

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The Lazy Girl's Guide to Losing Weight and Getting Fit

The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Losing Weight and Getting Fit

From the bestselling author of Confessions of a Reformed Dieter, who admits to being the laziest girl in the world, this book will show you how to lose weight, get fit and stay motivated — and have your cake …

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The Mindful Entrepreneur

The Mindful Entrepreneur

Struggling with cash flow? Slow growth? Slim profits? No time? Stress? Lack of fulfilment?

Chronicling the true story of one entrepreneur’s journey, The Mindful Entrepreneur provides a raw, brutally honest account of how to transform the frustrations, pain and struggles …

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