Jane Eyre

Brontë’s masterpiece of Gothic romance; a milestone title in the history of British feminist literature. More

A Christmas Carol

Dickens’s beloved classic of the meaning of Christmas that has inspired countless adaptations. More

The Muddleheaded Wombat

First introduced on ABC Radio, Muddleheaded Wombat is one of Australia’s most adored children’s book characters. More

Flashman

When this novel was first published, many critics mistakenly accepted it as a genuine historical memoir. More

Letter from “Padington”

Signed with a paw print, this letter from “Padington” (circa 1966) was sent to Australian booksellers and sales staff, encouraging them to sell the latest Paddington title. More

Life on Earth

Established Sir David as a foremost naturalist and an iconic and beloved figure in British cultural life. More

Michael Morpurgo

I like above all to share the excitement of my dreams and discoveries, my doubts and fears, my joys and my sorrows, to take my readers on new journeys with me. More

Master and Commander

First book in O’Brian’s Aubrey/Maturin series, widely regarded as the greatest series of historical novels ever written. More

A Game of Thrones

First volume in the internationally bestselling series that has sold upward of 70 million copies. More

Native Son

Wright’s unsparing reflection on what it means to be black in America. More

Amelia Bedelia

The first book featuring the now-classic, hilariously literal-minded character Amelia Bedelia. More

Longitude

Story of an epic scientific quest, which won British Book of the Year in 1997. More

Tessa Duder

This week, I’ve been with Elena Ferrante in Naples, travelling The Silk Roads with Peter Frankopan... More

Papillon

A bestselling phenomenon and classic memoir of prison breaks and adventure. More