Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: AND will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'OR' between 2 single words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: OR will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
NOTE: NOT will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
NOTE: "" cannot be combined with AND, OR & NOT searches.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
Australian society and its leaders generally take for granted the importance and value of this nation's relationship with... [more]
Lifting the lid on China's secret struggle with home-grown Islamic Terrorism [more]
The bestselling author of Vagina illuminates a dramatic history - how a single English law in 1857 led to a maelstrom, with... [more]
A fascinating, heart-warming, and often humorous historical and cultural exploration of our universal human need for the companionship... [more]
The dramatic and heart-warming story of the last-minute evacuation of hundreds of orphaned babies from South Vietnam in the... [more]
The highly acclaimed unexpurgated notes taken by James Pope-Hennessy for his official biography of Queen Mary, the present... [more]
The behind-the-scenes story of the rise and reign of the world's strangest and most elusive tyrant, Kim Jong Un, by the journalist... [more]
What happened when people went mad in the fledgling colony of New South Wales? In this important new history of the late eighteenth... [more]
The Management of Savagery tells the story of the parallel rise of international jihadism and Western ultra-nationalism. [more]
A story of peace in a land of unending war.<br /><br />This is a story of... [more]
'I've been trying to decide which of my encounters with doctors, the ones from the early days of my illness, was the most... [more]
The definitive, character-driven history of CIA covert operations and U.S. government-sponsored assassinations, from the author... [more]
The web was supposed to transform our world. So why are things so messed... [more]
In 2015, the Australian federal government proclaimed that violence against women had become a national crisis. Despite... [more]
Everyone has the right to seek asylum under international law, but public discourse in Australia about refugees is dominated... [more]
After the Restoration the men who signed Charles I's death warrant fled to New England, becoming folk heroes for America's... [more]
In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the horrors of Nazi occupation, went into hiding in an... [more]
In the major lead essay, recently released by the Pentagon's Office of Net Assessment, Robert D. Kaplan lays out a blueprint... [more]
In 1952 an Australian journalist cabled from Johannesburg 'Apartheid is the trigger that has fired racial explosions in South... [more]
An intimate account of the Arab Spring, and Egypt's past and present, seen through the eyes of a wide range of Egyptians:... [more]
Coinciding with the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, James Holland draws on unseen archives and testimonies from around the world... [more]
To mark the manufacture of the very last Australian Holdens in 2017, Joel Wakely gathered together dozens of fascinating... [more]
Robert Thorson gives readers a Thoreau for the Anthropocene. The boatman and backyard naturalist was keenly aware of the way... [more]
This authoritative book offers a critical analysis of the conventional wisdom regarding ASEAN and its efforts to transform... [more]
A history of modern European cultural pluralism, its current crisis, and its uncertain future In 2010, the leaders of Germany,... [more]