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Brekky Central: Behind the Smiles of Australian Breakfast Television

Brekky Central: Behind the Smiles of Australian Breakfast Television

Adam Boland

Memoirs; Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Radio & television industry

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This is a world of hellishly long hours, of silliness and seriousness, an extraordinary mix of egos, scandals and drama but... [more]

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Gallipoli Diaries: The Anzacs' Own Story, Day by Day

Gallipoli Diaries: The Anzacs' Own Story, Day by Day

Jonathan King

History; First World War; Battles & campaigns

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Gallipoli, for the average Australian, is the most famous battle that our volunteer soldiers ever fought, because it was... [more]

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Agincourt: My Family, the Battle, and the Fight for France

Agincourt: My Family, the Battle, and the Fight for France

Sir Ranulph Fiennes

History; European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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With fascinating detail on the battle plans, weaponry and human drama of Agincourt, this is a gripping evocation of a historical... [more]

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I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban...

Malala Yousafzai, Christina Lamb

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Education; Human rights

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Japanese edition of I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban, the Pakistan girl who mesmerized... [more]

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The Wife Drought: Why Women Need Wives, and Men Need Lives

The Wife Drought: Why Women Need Wives, and Men Need Lives

Annabel Crabb

History; Gender studies: women; Sociology: family & relationships

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Crabb's call is for a ceasefire in the gender wars.  Rather than a shout of rage, The Wife Drought is the thoughtful,... [more]

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The Rich: From Slaves to Super Yachts - A 2,000 Year History

The Rich: From Slaves to Super Yachts - A 2,000 Year History

John Kampfner

History; Social & cultural history; Social classes

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From the Orwell Prize shortlisted author of Freedom for Sale, The Richis the fascinating history of how economic elites from... [more]

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Ned Kelly Under the Microscope: Solving the Forensic Mystery of Ned Kelly's Remains

Ned Kelly Under the Microscope: Solving the Forensic Mystery of Ned Kelly's...

Craig Cormick

History; Forensic science

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Tells the fascinating behind-the-scenes stories of the science used in analysing Ned Kelly's remains. [more]

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Quarterly Essay #55: A Rightful Place - Race, Recognition and a More Complete Commonwealth

Quarterly Essay #55: A Rightful Place - Race, Recognition and a More Complete...

Noel Pearson

History; Indigenous peoples; Constitution: government & the state; Civil rights & citizenship

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Over the next two years, Australians will decide if and how Aboriginal people will be recognised in the Constitution. Professor... [more]

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Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught Up with Rupert Murdoch

Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught Up with Rupert Murdoch

Nick Davies

Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism

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Brings us the definitive, inside story of the whole scandal. This title discloses the extent of crimes committed by the corporation,... [more]

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Undaunted: From Clearance Diver to Mercenary - an Australian Man's Life on the Edge

Undaunted: From Clearance Diver to Mercenary - an Australian Man's Life...

Hugh O'Brien

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Special & elite forces

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'Diving was a boys-own adventure, a jump into the unknown, full of devil-may-care attitudes. It welcomed you with one hand... [more]

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Jail Busters: The Secret Story of MI6, the French Resistance and Operation Jericho

Jail Busters: The Secret Story of MI6, the French Resistance and Operation...

Robert Lyman

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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The true story behind one of the most audacious raids of World War Two. [more]

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Ambon: The Truth About One of the Most Brutal POW Camps in World War II and the Triumph of the Aussie Spirit

Ambon: The Truth About One of the Most Brutal POW Camps in World War II...

Roger Maynard

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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In February 1942 the Indonesian island of Ambon fell to the might of the advancing Japanese war machine. [more]

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How the World Was Won: The Americanization of Everywhere

How the World Was Won: The Americanization of Everywhere

Peter Conrad

History; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Popular culture

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Tells the story of the spectacular rise and subsequent waning of American influence across the world since 1945. [more]

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How to be Parisian Wherever You Are

How to be Parisian Wherever You Are

Sophie Mas, Audrey Diwan, Caroline De Maigret, Anne Berest

Society & Social Sciences; Fashion & style guides

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How to Be a Parisian brilliantly deconstructs the French woman's views on culture, fashion and attitude. Unlike other books... [more]

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Cities That Shaped the Ancient World

Cities That Shaped the Ancient World

Margarete Van Ess

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Social & cultural history; Urban communities

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From the worlds first true cities, in Mesopotamia, to the spectacular urban centres of the Maya in Central America, the places... [more]

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Australia and the War in the Air: Volume I - The Centenary History of Australia and the Great War

Australia and the War in the Air: Volume I - The Centenary History of Australia...

Michael Molkentin

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; First World War; Air forces & warfare

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Drawing on archival records in Australasia, Europe and North America, Australia and the War in the Air provides a fresh perspective... [more]

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The Spy Catchers: The Official History of ASIO, 1949-1963

The Spy Catchers: The Official History of ASIO, 1949-1963

David Horner

History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

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With unprecedented access to their hitherto sealed records, this is the first volume of a remarkable official history of ASIO... [more]

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Anzac Treasures: The Gallipoli Collection of the Australian War Memorial

Anzac Treasures: The Gallipoli Collection of the Australian War Memorial...

Peter Pedersen

History; First World War; Battles & campaigns; Memorials & rolls of honour

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A beautifully produced, lavishly illustrated commemorative volume drawing on the Memorial's unique collection of Gallipoli-related... [more]

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The Menzies Era

The Menzies Era

John Howard

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Political leaders & leadership; Central government

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An assessment of Australia's longest-serving Prime Minister, Sir Robert Menzies, by John Howard, Australia's second-longest... [more]

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My Story

My Story

Julia Gillard

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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On Wednesday, 23 June 2010, with the government in turmoil, the author asked Prime Minister Kevin Rudd for a leadership ballot.... [more]

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The Bush: Travels in the Heart of Australia

The Bush: Travels in the Heart of Australia

Don Watson

History; Social & cultural history; Cultural studies

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The bush: few terms are as powerful, and few as hard to define. Far from a conventional history of it, this is an idiosyncratic,... [more]

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World Order: Reflections on the Character of Nations and the Course of History

World Order: Reflections on the Character of Nations and the Course of History...

Henry A. Kissinger

History; International relations

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America views itself as a 'city on a hill', a beacon to the world, whose values have universal validity. How have these attitudes... [more]

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Inside the Hawke Keating Government: A Cabinet Diary

Inside the Hawke Keating Government: A Cabinet Diary

Gareth Evans

History; Central government

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As good as it gets in Australian politics. That's how the Hawke-Keating Government is now widely regarded. [more]

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Excursions in the Law

Excursions in the Law

Peter Heerey

Legal history; Criminal law & procedure

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Offers a collection of recollections; a murder trial, a Privy Council appeal, the leading High Court decision on the liability... [more]

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Murray Gleeson: The Smiler

Murray Gleeson: The Smiler

Michael Pelly

Biography; Biography: general; Legal skills & practice; Legal system: general

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Born in a small country town in NSW, Gleeson became the nation's top barrister and its leading judge. In a legal career spanning... [more]

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