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Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America

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Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America

Beth Macy

History; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Social & cultural anthropology

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A portrait of the devastating opioid crisis in America from a New York Times bestselling author and journalist who has lived... [more]

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Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine

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Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine

Anne Applebaum

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Famine; Marxism & Communism

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Red Famine, a triumph of scholarship and human sympathy, is a milestone in the recovery of those memories and that history.<br... [more]

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The Ten Types of Human: A New Understanding of Who We Are, and Who We Can Be

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The Ten Types of Human: A New Understanding of Who We Are, and Who We Can...

Dexter Dias

Prose: non-fiction; Psychology; Law & society; Popular psychology

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This book will introduce you to ten people. They are the Ten Types of Human.<br... [more]

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Asia's Reckoning: The Struggle for Global Dominance

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Asia's Reckoning: The Struggle for Global Dominance

Richard McGregor

History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Diplomacy; Geopolitics; International economics

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The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age

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The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age

David E. Sanger

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Diplomacy; Political control & freedoms; Computer security

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From Russia's tampering with the US election to the WannaCry hack that temporarily crippled Britain's NHS, cyber-attacks have... [more]

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Logical Family: A Memoir

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Logical Family: A Memoir

Armistead Maupin

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Gay studies (Gay men)

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In this funny, poignant and unflinchingly honest memoir, one of the world's best-loved storytellers explains how he evolved... [more]

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Australia and Indonesia: Can we be Friends? (#3 Australian Foreign Affairs)

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Australia and Indonesia: Can we be Friends? (#3 Australian Foreign Affairs)...

Jonathan Pearlman

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; International relations

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Australian Foreign Affairs is published three times a year and seeks to explore &ndash; and encourage &ndash; debate on Australia&rsquo;s... [more]

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A Coveted Possession: The Rise and Fall of the Piano in Australia

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A Coveted Possession: The Rise and Fall of the Piano in Australia

Michael Atherton

Keyboard instruments; History; Social & cultural history; Material culture

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What has lived with us, entertained us, travelled with us and symbolised Australian aspirations, only to end up gathering... [more]

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The Knowledge Solution: Politics

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The Knowledge Solution: Politics

Various Authors

History; Politics & government

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Can a return to direct democracy reconnect a jaded electorate with an out-of-touch establishment? Would reforming Canberra's... [more]

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Run for Your Life

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Run for Your Life

Bob Carr

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Politics & government

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Most political memoirs are boring.<br /><br />Bob Carr tears up the rules.... [more]

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Reds Under the Bed: ASIO and an unusual bunch of suspects

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Reds Under the Bed: ASIO and an unusual bunch of suspects

Michael Komesaroff

Memoirs; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - History

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Who were the Reds under the bed? Why did ASIO snoop on several members of this migrant family struggling to set up a new life... [more]

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Teacher: One Woman's Struggle to Keep the Heart in Teaching

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Teacher: One Woman's Struggle to Keep the Heart in Teaching

Gabbie Stroud

Biography; Memoirs; Organisation & management of education

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<strong>A powerful and moving memoir about how the current system is letting down children and parents, and also breaking... [more]

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Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the age of Obama, Twitter and Trump

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Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the age of Obama, Twitter and Trump

Dan Pfeiffer

History; History of the Americas; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Media studies; Political leaders & leadership

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The Decade of Obama (2007-2017) was one of massive change that rewrote the rules of politics in ways we are only now beginning... [more]

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#NeverAgain: A New Generation Draws the Line

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#NeverAgain: A New Generation Draws the Line

David Hogg, Lauren Hogg

History; Students & student organisations; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Parkland, Florida. [more]

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The Digital Ape: How to Live (in peace) with Smart Machines

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The Digital Ape: How to Live (in peace) with Smart Machines

Nigel Shadbolt, Roger Hampson

Society & culture: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Technology: general issues; Artificial intelligence

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How smart machines are transforming us all - and what we should do about it. [more]

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Quarterly Essay #70: Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

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Quarterly Essay #70: Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes...

Richard Denniss

History; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies; Political economy; Economic systems & structures

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How did the banks run wild for so long? Why are so many aged-care residents malnourished? And how is it that arms manufacturers... [more]

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Trump/Russia: A Definitive History

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Trump/Russia: A Definitive History

Seth Hettena

Biography: business & industry; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership; International relations

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Uncovering the sordid history of the decades-long association between Donald Trump and Russia. [more]

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The Death of Democracy

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The Death of Democracy

Benjamin Carter Hett

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Fascism & Nazism; Political structure & processes

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It focuses on the global dimension of the Nazi phenomenon, as a part of a widespread reaction against a world order of triumphant,... [more]

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The Year Everything Changed: 2001

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The Year Everything Changed: 2001

Phillipa McGuinness

Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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Beginning with a personal tragedy, publisher and author Phillipa McGuinness looks in detail at the year 2001 - a phenomenal... [more]

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Weatherboard and Iron

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Weatherboard and Iron

Barnaby Joyce

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Australian Biography; Advocate - Politics

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Think you know Barnaby Joyce? Think again. The former Leader of the Australian National Party, and the Deputy Prime Minister... [more]

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Tyrant: Shakespeare On Power

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Tyrant: Shakespeare On Power

Stephen Greenblatt

Shakespeare studies & criticism; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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'Brilliant' - Sunday Times How does a truly disastrous leader - a sociopath, a demagogue, a tyrant - come to power? [more]

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My Silent War: The Autobiography of a Spy

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My Silent War: The Autobiography of a Spy

Kim Philby

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Espionage & secret services

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In the annals of espionage, one name towers above all others: that of H A R 'Kim' Philby, the ringleader of the legendary... [more]

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Australia Reimagined: Towards a More Compassionate, Less Anxious Society

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Australia Reimagined: Towards a More Compassionate, Less Anxious Society...

Hugh Mackay

History; Cultural studies; Social issues & processes

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A courageous and passionately argued treatise on how we harness the power of the new era to create a stronger, fairer society.... [more]

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Reading Marx

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Reading Marx

Slavoj Zizek, Frank Ruda, Agon Hamza

Philosophy; Marxism & Communism; Political economy; Advocate - Philosophy

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Marx's critique of political economy is vital for understanding the crisis of contemporary capitalism. Yet the nature of its... [more]

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The Assault On Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies

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The Assault On Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies...

Michael V. Hayden

History; Political structures: democracy; International relations

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This critique of the forces threatening the American intelligence community, beginning with President Trump himself, outlines... [more]

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