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Everyone’s favourite entrepreneur is back! Sir Richard Branson’s new book, THE VIRGIN WAY is out now. Here’s Richard’s top 4 tips for smart decision making.

Here's our guide to holding your own Nicole Alexander Book Club.

Nicole Alexander, the 'heart of Australian storytelling', takes us on a captivating journey from the American Wild West to the wilds of outback Queensland, from the Civil War to the Great Depression, in an epic novel tracing one powerful but divided family. THE GREAT PLAINS is our Book of the Month.

Truth may be stranger than fiction but sometimes it's better than your wildest dreams. Deliciously funny, honest and beyond romantic, SEVEN LETTERS FROM PARIS is the perfect feel-good gift for any woman with a heartbeat.

We are delighted with the news that the 2014 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards shortlist features seven Penguin Random House authors, including recent Man Booker Prize winner, Richard Flanagan.

Winner of the Man Booker Prize for 2014, THE NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP NORTH by Richard Flanagan is a novel of the cruelty of war, and tenuousness of life and the impossibility of love. Take a look at the Reading Group Questions.

We are thrilled by the wonderful news that Richard Flanagan’s novel, THE NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP NORTH, has been named winner of the 2014 Man Booker Prize. We are absolutely delighted for Richard for this most-deserved honour, recognition of a novel, by his own admission, 12 years in the making.

Don't miss out on Dymocks 20% discount on their bestselling crime and thriller books. From the latest Karin Slaughter thriller, COP TOWN to Alex Cross and Jack Reacher there is something for everyone.

Do you know the feeling when you finish reading a book and you can’t help but want more? Even if the ending is tied up nicely, you want to stay longer in the world, reading about the characters you have grown to love. Whether it’s a sequel, a companion novel or the same story written from the view of another character, – we’ve found seven books we feel we definitely need more of.

Crime writers have tantalised readers for decades – from classic authors such as Ruth Rendell to modern day greats such as James Patterson. With so many great authors to choose from, it was a hard task to choose only nine.