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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; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Paperback

Australia is not a fixed entity, a collection of outdated bigotries and reactionary credos, but rather an invitation to dream,...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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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; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends; Advocate - Religion

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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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How the World Thinks: A Global History of Philosophy

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How the World Thinks: A Global History of Philosophy

Julian Baggini

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; History of ideas; Advocate - Philosophy

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All cultures are different, and have different ways of thinking.<br /><br... [more]

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Secret Service Brainteasers: Over 100 Codebreaking Puzzles Inspired by Britain's Espionage Masterminds

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Secret Service Brainteasers: Over 100 Codebreaking Puzzles Inspired by Britain's...

Sinclair McKay

Espionage & secret services; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Trivia & quiz question books

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Pit your wits against the greatest minds of our time with brain bogglers, puzzles and hidden codes inspired by the secret... [more]

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Trigger Warnings: Political Correctness and the Rise of the Right

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Trigger Warnings: Political Correctness and the Rise of the Right

Jeff Sparrow

Social & political philosophy; Political correctness; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership; Public opinion & polls

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Donald Trump is the Thing-that-should-not-be. [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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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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On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a... [more]

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Dangerous Ideas About Mothers

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Dangerous Ideas About Mothers

Camilla Nelson, Rachel Robertson

Prose: non-fiction; Society & Social Sciences

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What's behind the rise of the mummy bullies?<br /><br />Coerced by the media,... [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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Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict That Made the Modern World

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Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict...

Andrew Lambert

History; General & world history; Military history; Political science & theory; Naval forces & warfare; Economic history; Advocate - History

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One of the most eminent historians of our age investigates the extraordinary success of five small maritime states [more]

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Becoming

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Becoming

Michelle Obama

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Gender studies: women; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Advocate - Biography

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An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States. [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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Women Kind: Unlocking the Power of Women Supporting Women

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Women Kind: Unlocking the Power of Women Supporting Women

Kirstin Ferguson, Catherine Fox

Social issues & processes; Gender studies: women; Business & Economics

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Women Kind is a reminder that brilliant things happen when smart women get fed up. [more]

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Notes from a Public Typewriter

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Notes from a Public Typewriter

Michael Gustafson, Oliver Uberti

Diaries, letters & journals; Society & culture: general; Popular psychology; Gift books; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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When Michael Gustafson and his wife Hilary opened Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor, Michigan, they put out a typewriter for... [more]

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Germaine: The Life of Germaine Greer

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Germaine: The Life of Germaine Greer

Elizabeth Kleinhenz

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: arts & entertainment; Feminism & feminist theory; Advocate - Australian Biography

Hardback

Intellectual. Feminist. Polemicist. Provocateur. [more]

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Murder by the Book: A Sensational Chapter in Victorian Crime

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Murder by the Book: A Sensational Chapter in Victorian Crime

Claire Harman

Biography; True crime; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Violence in society; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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In a spring morning in 1840, on an ultra-respectable Mayfair street, a household of servants awoke to discover that their... [more]

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In Miniature: How Small Things Illuminate The World

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In Miniature: How Small Things Illuminate The World

Simon Garfield

Society & Social Sciences; Material culture; Advocate - Today's World

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A delightful and illuminating exploration of the human instinct to make things small, from the bestselling author of Just... [more]

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For Valour: Australians Awarded the Victoria Cross

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For Valour: Australians Awarded the Victoria Cross

Craig Blanch, Aaron Pegram

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history; Memorials & rolls of honour; Advocate - History

Hardback

<!-- AUTHOR VIDEO --><div><br /></div><div style="margin: 0px auto; text-align: center"><iframe src="https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/yiVntTTXH0E?rel=0"... [more]

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Schadenfreude: The Joy of Another's Misfortune

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Schadenfreude: The Joy of Another's Misfortune

Tiffany Watt Smith

Fiction & Literature; Psychology: emotions; Gift books; Advocate - Today's World

Hardback

'Nothing makes the world gleam like bad people getting the fate they deserve. For one glorious moment, the stars align, the... [more]

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

James Holland

History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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It took one week for the Allies to ensure control of the war in the air. Officially known as Operation Argument, the third... [more]

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The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

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The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

Michael Lewis

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Political structures: democracy

Hardback

What are the consequences if the people given control over our government have no idea how it works? Stay tuned.<br /><br... [more]

$45.00

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The Briefing

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The Briefing

Sean Spicer

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Political campaigning & advertising

Paperback

The Briefing taps into Spicer's first-hand experience in the front row of the Trump campaign and presidency, shedding new... [more]

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Like a Thief in Broad Daylight: Power in the Era of Post-Human Capitalism

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Like a Thief in Broad Daylight: Power in the Era of Post-Human Capitalism...

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Political science & theory; Impact of science & technology on society

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In recent years, techno-scientific progress has started to utterly transform our world - changing it almost beyond recognition.... [more]

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Speaking Up

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Speaking Up

Gillian Triggs

Biography; Autobiography: general; Human rights

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As president of the Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs advocated for the disempowered, the disenfranchised, the marginalised.... [more]

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military...

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Avis Lang

Theory of warfare & military science; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astrophysics

Hardback

An exploration of the age-old complicity between sky watchers and war fighters, from the best-selling author of Astrophysics... [more]

$39.95

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