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Staff Picks (11)

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

Fast paced, incredibly well explained and a must read for anyone whose seen the film – Monique

My Dark Vanessa


Altered Carbon: Netflix Altered Carbon book 1

A detective style novel based in a sci-fi future. Grounded in realistic characters dealing with emotions in bizarre realities – Ed

Stories: The Collected Short Fiction

Australian realism in its rawest and simplest form. Helen Garner is one of our greatest living authors and this collection is the perfect entry point – Jim

The Secret History: From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of...

An amazing author. The story, which follows six students studying Ancient Greek at an elite college, involves a murder with a twist as it’s a ‘why-done-it’ as opposed to the usual ‘who-done-it" – Dani

Dawn of the New Everything: Encounters with Reality and...

In this very readable autobiography Jaron Lanier relates his own story as well as the role he played during the early years of Virtual Reality. Highly recommended – Jen

Brown Girls

A stunning debut from Daphne Palasi Andreades, Brown Girls explores the coming of age of a group of young women of colour & their immigrant families living in the “slums”of New York. Andreades’ debut novel is a bold, yet unforgettable story of the modern journey of growing up, with the influences of race, class, and the marginalisation of women of colour in America. - Rhiannon

Travel Light, Move Fast

Wonderful and haunting memoir of childhood and loss. Jen

At Home: A Short History of Private Life

Bryson is always funny and readable and I’ve enjoyed every book of his I’ve read. I’ve nearly finished this one and it’s terrific – Tony

The Master and Margarita (Vintage Classic Russians Series)

A great introduction to dystopian Soviet literature - Karl


One of the best writers, Orlando is extraordinarily unique and creative – Monique