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The Despot's Apprentice: Donald Trump's attack on democracy

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The Despot's Apprentice: Donald Trump's attack on democracy

Brian Klaas

History; Constitution: government & the state; Political leaders & leadership; Political structures: democracy; Political control & freedoms

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An ex-US campaign advisor who has sat with the world's dictators explains Donald Trump's increasingly authoritarian tactics... [more]

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The Unexpected Truth About Animals: A Menagerie of the Misunderstood

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The Unexpected Truth About Animals: A Menagerie of the Misunderstood

Lucy Cooke

Animals & society; Folklore, myths & legends; Mathematics & Sciences; Humour; Wildlife: general interest; Advocate - Science

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History is full of strange animal stories, invented by the brightest and most influential, from Aristotle to Disney, and they... [more]

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The Best Australian Essays 2017

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The Best Australian Essays 2017

Anna Goldsworthy

Literary essays; History; Popular culture; Advocate - History

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<div><strong>The Best Australian Essays showcase the nation's most eloquent, insightful and urgent non-fiction writing.</strong></div><div><br... [more]

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A World of Three Zeroes: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Carbon Emissions

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A World of Three Zeroes: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment,...

Muhammad Yunus

Poverty & unemployment; Business & Economics; Advocate - Economics & Business

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<div>The 2006 co-winner of the <em>Nobel Peace Prize</em> and bestselling author of <strong>Banker to the Poor</strong> and... [more]

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Revolution

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Revolution

Emmanuel Macron

Biography; Memoirs; Political leaders & leadership; Political manifestos; Advocate - Biography

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The bestselling memoir by France's recently elected president, Emmanuel Macron. [more]

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The River of Consciousness

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The River of Consciousness

Oliver Sacks

True stories; Psychology; Medical sociology; Health & Self-Help; Advocate - Today's World

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<div><strong>In his previous books, Oliver Sacks had addressed questions of the brain and mind through the lens of case histories... [more]

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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics

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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know...

Tim Marshall

History; Geopolitics; Political geography; Advocate - History

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A popular take on world events that puts the 'geo' back into geopolitics [more]

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Monash and Chauvel: How Australia's Two Greatest Generals Changed the Course of World History

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Monash and Chauvel: How Australia's Two Greatest Generals Changed the Course...

Roland Perry

History; General & world history; First World War; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

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<div><strong>Monash and Chauvel is a gripping narrative history that follows the extraordinary campaigns of the two most outstanding... [more]

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A Timeline of Australian Food: From Mutton to Masterchef

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A Timeline of Australian Food: From Mutton to Masterchef

Jan O'Connell

History; Food & society

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Takes readers on a tasty and sometimes surprising culinary journey through 150 years of Australian food. Lavishly illustrated,... [more]

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The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton

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The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton

Jefferson Morley

Biography: historical, political & military; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

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A revelatory new biography of the sinister, powerful, and paranoid man at the heart of the CIA for more than three tumultuous... [more]

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Rogue Nation: Dispatches from Australia's Populist Uprisings and Outsider Politics

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Rogue Nation: Dispatches from Australia's Populist Uprisings and Outsider...

Royce Kurmelovs

History; Political ideologies; Political leaders & leadership; Political structures: democracy; Demonstrations & protest movements

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Reporting from the backrooms and corridors of Parliament House in Canberra to the streets of post-industrial Burnie in Tasmania,... [more]

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The Big Picture: Towards an Independent Foreign Policy: Australian Foreign Affairs: Issue 1

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The Big Picture: Towards an Independent Foreign Policy: Australian Foreign...

Jonathan Pearlman

History; International relations

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'We need to determine a foreign policy of our own - one that looks after Australia's interest in the new order; an order which... [more]

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The First Casualty: From the Front Lines of the Global War on Journalism

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The First Casualty: From the Front Lines of the Global War on Journalism...

Peter Greste

Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism

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<strong>In a world where the first casualty of war is truth, journalism has become the new battleground.</strong><br /><br... [more]

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Tinkering: Australians Reinvent DIY Culture

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Tinkering: Australians Reinvent DIY Culture

Katherine Wilson

History; Society & Social Sciences

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At a time when the labour-market is failing as a source of security and identity for many, domestic tinkering is emerging... [more]

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Please Explain: The Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Pauline Hanson

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Please Explain: The Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Pauline Hanson

Anna Broinowski

History; Politics & government

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<div><strong>&quot;I told her I did not agree with the vast majority of her views, and she trusted me enough to share intimate... [more]

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Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography

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Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography

Pramod Kapoor

Photographs: collections; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Biography

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<div><strong>A champion of civil rights and a leading light in India's struggle for independence, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi... [more]

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Not for the Faint-hearted: A Personal Reflection on Life, Politics and Purpose 1957-2007

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Not for the Faint-hearted: A Personal Reflection on Life, Politics and Purpose...

Kevin Rudd

Biography; Memoirs; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Australian Biography; Advocate - Politics

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<div><strong>In 2007, Kevin Rudd became only the third Labor prime minister since WWII, after Whitlam and Hawke, to win government... [more]

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The Campaign Against the Courts: A History of the Judicial Activism Debate

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The Campaign Against the Courts: A History of the Judicial Activism Debate...

Tanya Josev

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The term 'judicial activism' is seemingly ubiquitous in Australia and the US today. This book provides a history of the term... [more]

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Devotion: Why I Write

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Devotion: Why I Write

Patti Smith

Autobiography: literary; Literary studies: general; Gender studies: women

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From the renowned artist and author Patti Smith, an inspired exploration of the nature of creative invention [more]

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Lost Kingdom: A History of Russian Nationalism from Ivan the Great to Vladimir Putin

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Lost Kingdom: A History of Russian Nationalism from Ivan the Great to Vladimir...

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Asian history; History: earliest times to present day; Colonialism & imperialism; Nationalism

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An astonishingly wide-ranging history of Russian nationalism chronicling Russia's yearning for Empire and how it has affected... [more]

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Blockbuster Science: The Real Science in Science Fiction

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Blockbuster Science: The Real Science in Science Fiction

David Siegel Bernstein

Literature: history & criticism; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Mathematics & Sciences

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If you've ever wondered how much real science goes into movies like Gravity, novels like The Martian, and television shows... [more]

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The Prince & the Assassin: Australia's First Royal Tour & Portent of World Terror

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The Prince & the Assassin: Australia's First Royal Tour & Portent of World...

Steve Harris

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; Social & cultural history; Religion & politics; Political activism

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The engrossing real life story of how Queen Victoria's favourite son, Prince Alfred, undertook the most ambitious Royal tour,... [more]

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

Tim Marshall

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political geography

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An enlightening popular account of the symbolism that drives global conflict [more]

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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine

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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine...

Lawrence Goldstone

History; Military & naval ships

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The controversial history of the attack submarine-and the story of its colorful creator, John Philip Holland-that reveals... [more]

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What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past and the Journey Home

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What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past and the Journey Home

Mark Mazower

Biography; Memoirs; European history; Social & cultural history; Jewish studies

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<div>Uncovering his family's remarkable and moving stories, Mazower recounts the sacrifices and silences that marked a generation... [more]

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