Australia & Oceania

Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture

Contradicts the conventional wisdom that native peoples were primitive hunter-gatherers

History has portrayed Australia's First Peoples, the Aboriginals, as hunter-gatherers who...

May 15, 2018
Paperback
Scribe Us
$15.95
Wild Dunedin: The Natural History of New Zealands Wildlife Capital
Dunedin city and its environs are home to an amazing range of habitats and landscapes, of plants, animals, birds, insects, and geological features. From the ocean, with its albatrosses and penguins...
November 1, 2019
Paperback
Otago University Press
$26.00
The Forrests

The Forrests

Perkins, Emily

Dorothy Forrest is immersed in the sensory world around her; she lives in the flickering moment. From the age of seven, when her odd, disenfranchised family moves from New York City to the wide...

August 7, 2012
Paperback
Bloomsbury USA
$15.00
Eels: An Exploration, from New Zealand to the Sargasso, of the Worlds Most Mysterious

"Eels [is] more than a fish book. It is an impassioned defense of nature itself. . . . [Prosek] passes on the truth that the often disdained eel, like all migratory fish, is...

October 11, 2011
Paperback
Harper Perennial
304 Pages
$17.99
Destination Australia: Migration to Australia Since 1901
In 1901 most Australians were loyal, white subjects of the British Empire with direct connections to Britain. Within a hundred years, following an unparalleled immigration program, its population...
September 1, 2008
Paperback
University of New South Wales Press
431 Pages
$25.99
Sevens Heaven: The Beautiful Chaos of Fijis Olympic Dream
SHORTLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018

It is late summer 2013. Ben Ryan, a red-haired, 40-something, spectacle-wearing Englishman, is given 20 minutes...
February 18, 2020
Paperback
George Weidenfeld & Nicholson
$17.99
The Island of the Colorblind
Oliver Sacks has always been fascinated by islands--their remoteness, their mystery, above all the unique forms of life they harbor. For him, islands conjure up equally the romance of Melville and...
January 12, 1998
Paperback
Vintage
336 Pages
$15.95
A Town Like Alice

A Town Like Alice

Shute, Nevil
Nevil Shute's most beloved novel, a tale of love and war, follows its enterprising heroine from the Malayan jungle during World War II to the rugged Australian outback.

Jean Paget, a young...

February 9, 2010
Paperback
Vintage
350 Pages
$16.95
On the Beach

On the Beach

Shute, Nevil
Nevil Shute's most powerful novel--a bestseller for decades after its 1957 publication--is an unforgettable vision of a post-apocalyptic world.

After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most...

February 9, 2010
Paperback
Vintage
312 Pages
$16.95
A Madness of Sunshine

A Madness of Sunshine

Singh, Nalini
New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh welcomes you to a remote town on the edge of the world where even the blinding brightness of the sun can't mask the darkness that lies deep...
August 25, 2020
Mass Market Paperbound
Berkley Books
$9.99

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