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Quarterly Essay #72: Net Loss: The Inner Life in the Digital Age

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Quarterly Essay #72: Net Loss: The Inner Life in the Digital Age

Sebastian Smee

History; Popular culture; Material culture

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We live in an age of constant distraction. Is there a price to pay for this? [more]

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Australia Remember This Too!

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Australia Remember This Too!

Bob Byrne

History; Local history; Advocate - History

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Take a wonderfully sentimental trip down memory lane with Bob Byrne as he shows us bits of Australia we'd forgotten, identities... [more]

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The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World

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The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World

Peter Frankopan

History; General & world history; Comparative politics; Advocate - History

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From the Sunday Times and internationally bestselling author of The Silk Roads `Masterly mapping out of a new world... [more]

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Fallout: Conspiracy, Cover-Up and the Deceitful Case for the Atom Bomb

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Fallout: Conspiracy, Cover-Up and the Deceitful Case for the Atom Bomb

Peter Watson

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; History: specific events & topics; Nuclear weapons

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

Robert Dallek

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

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Franklin D. Roosevelt is a towering figure in twentieth-century history. A masterful politician who would win an unprecedented... [more]

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Duty Nobly Done: An Extraordinary Account of 11 Family Members in the Great War

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Duty Nobly Done: An Extraordinary Account of 11 Family Members in the Great...

Adam Holloway

History; First World War

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This is the extraordinary true story of 11 young Australian men from one extended family and their experiences in the great... [more]

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Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

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Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

Stephen Fry

Poetry by individual poets; Myth & legend told as fiction; History; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted... [more]

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Seize the Fire: Three Speeches

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Seize the Fire: Three Speeches

Richard Flanagan

Social & cultural history; Politics & government

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Australia is not a fixed entity, a collection of outdated bigotries and reactionary credos, but rather an invitation to dream,... [more]

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Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him

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Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him

Tracy Borman

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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Tracy Borman, author of the bestselling biography Thomas Cromwell, takes us behind the scenes of Henry VIII's court and sheds... [more]

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The Golden Rhinoceros: Histories of the African Middle Ages

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The Golden Rhinoceros: Histories of the African Middle Ages

Francois-Xavier Fauvelle

History; General & world history; African history; Medieval history; Archaeology; Advocate - History

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A leading historian reconstructs the forgotten history of medieval Africa From the birth of Islam in the seventh century... [more]

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

Ben Macintyre

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Military history; Espionage & secret services

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The man was a spy. A senior KGB officer, for more than a decade he had supplied his British spymasters with a stream of priceless... [more]

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Lady Death: The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper

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Lady Death: The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper

Lyudmila Pavlichenko

Memoirs; History; European history; Second World War; Special & elite forces

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First-person account written by one World War II's top ten snipers [more]

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Full Disclosure

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Full Disclosure

Stormy Daniels

Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Memoirs; History

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The explosive new book by Stormy Daniels which tells the story everyone wants to hear for the first time. [more]

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Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy 1945-1975

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Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy 1945-1975

Sir Max Hastings

History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Vietnam War

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From the best-selling author of All Hell Let Loose comes a masterly chronicle of one of the most devastating international... [more]

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Anzac Sniper: The Extraordinary Story of Stan Savige from Gallipoli Marksman to WWII General

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Anzac Sniper: The Extraordinary Story of Stan Savige from Gallipoli Marksman...

Roland Perry

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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The extraordinary story of Stan Savige - from Gallipoli marksman to Pacific War General and the founder of Legacy.<br /><br... [more]

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The Getting of Garlic: Australian Food from Bland to Brilliant, with Recipes Old and New

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The Getting of Garlic: Australian Food from Bland to Brilliant, with Recipes...

John Newton

History; Food & society; National & regional cuisine

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This brilliant, thought-provoking book charts the food eaten by the colonists onwards. [more]

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Primate Change: How the World We Made is Remaking Us

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Primate Change: How the World We Made is Remaking Us

Vybarr Cregan-Reid

Historiography; Social & cultural anthropology; Physical anthropology & ethnography; Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere

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This is the road from climate change to primate change. [more]

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Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt

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Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt

Chris Naunton

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration; Advocate - History

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An authoritative and compelling insight into the search for ancient Egypt's lost tombs, providing a completely up-to-date... [more]

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Memento Mori: What the Romans Can Tell Us About Old Age and Death

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Memento Mori: What the Romans Can Tell Us About Old Age and Death

Peter Jones

History; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Psychology of ageing; Advocate - History

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A revealing and entertaining guide to how the Romans confronted their own mortality and the problems of old age, from the... [more]

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The First Soldier: Hitler as Military Leader

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The First Soldier: Hitler as Military Leader

Stephen Fritz

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War; Warfare & defence

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A leading expert reexamines history to offer a stunningly original portrait of Hitler as a competent military commander and... [more]

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Rome: Eternal City

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Rome: Eternal City

Ferdinand Addis

History; European history

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A portrait of the city at the heart of Western civilization, brought to life in twenty-two scenes from its 2,500-year history.... [more]

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Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon

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Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon

Patrick Mullins

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

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The oddly compelling story of a man regarded as Australia's worst prime minister. [more]

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Sleep of Memory

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Sleep of Memory

Patrick Modiano

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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The newest best-seller by Patrick Modiano is a beautiful tapestry that brings together memory, esoteric encounters, and fragmented... [more]

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Dominion: A History of England Volume V

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Dominion: A History of England Volume V

Peter Ackroyd

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history

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The fifth instalment in Peter Ackroyd's acclaimed and bestselling six-volume History of England. [more]

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Yuval Noah Harari

Classical history & classical civilisation; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology

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**FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER SAPIENS**Yuval Noah Harari returns in August 2018 with a new book, 21 Lessons... [more]

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