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Political Troglodytes and Economic Lunatics: The Hard Right in Australia

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Political Troglodytes and Economic Lunatics: The Hard Right in Australia...

Dominic Kelly

History; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Economics

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From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage: How Australia Got Compulsory Voting

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From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage: How Australia Got Compulsory Voting...

Judith Brett

History; Politics & government

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It's compulsory to vote in Australia.<br /><br />We are one of a handful... [more]

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On Violence

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On Violence

Natasha Stott Despoja

Literary essays; Violence in society; Advocate - Today's World

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Every two minutes, police are called to a family violence matter. Every week, a woman is killed by a current or former partner.... [more]

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Zealot: A book about cults

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Zealot: A book about cults

Jo Thornely

True crime; Religion & beliefs; Christian & quasi-Christian cults & sects; Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects

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Based on the popular Australian podcast ZEALOT, this is a comprehensive look at cults around the world and why people are... [more]

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Has the Luck Run Out?: What we can do to redefine Australia's future

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Has the Luck Run Out?: What we can do to redefine Australia's future

David Fagan

History; Cultural studies; Social research & statistics

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Why have we lost trust in Australia? What's going wrong? What's going right? And what can we do to regain confidence in Australia's... [more]

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In the Closet of the Vatican: Power, Homosexuality, Hypocrisy

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In the Closet of the Vatican: Power, Homosexuality, Hypocrisy

Frederic Martel

Reportage & collected journalism; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Christian aspects of sexuality, gender & relationships; Gay & Lesbian studies

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In the Closet of the Vatican exposes the rot at the heart of the Vatican and the Roman Catholic Church today. This brilliant... [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; Advocate - History

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'James Holland is a master' BBC HistoryIt was to be the battle to end the air war once and for all. Big Week is the knife-edge... [more]

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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

Roland Philipps

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

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`Superb' William Boyd`Fascinating... An exceptional story of espionage and betrayal, thrillingly told' Philippe Sands`A cracking... [more]

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Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It

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Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It

David Graeber

Sociology: work & labour; Social & cultural anthropology; Business & Economics; Labour economics; Working patterns & practices; Advice on careers & achieving success

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Back in 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes prophesied that by the century's end, technology would see us all working... [more]

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Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

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Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

Richard Denniss

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

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Updated and expanded edition of Richard Denniss' bestselling Quarterly Essay. [more]

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

Troy Bramston

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

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A revelatory biography of Australia's longest-serving prime minister. [more]

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On Hate

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On Hate

Tim Soutphommasane

Literary essays; Political ideologies

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How is hate shaping our society? With the troubling rise of nationalist populism and the return of race politics, it's time... [more]

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The Revolution of Man

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The Revolution of Man

Philip Barker

Society & Social Sciences; Gender studies: men

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'Compelling. What does it mean to be a man? Finally, we're talking about it. This book is the conversation we need to have-with... [more]

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Middle-Earth: Journeys in Myth and Legend (Lord of the Rings)

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Middle-Earth: Journeys in Myth and Legend (Lord of the Rings)

Donato Giancola

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Popular culture

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Classical realism unites with contemporary storytelling to bring JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings saga to life. More than 170... [more]

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Happy Ever After: Escaping The Myth of The Perfect Life

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Happy Ever After: Escaping The Myth of The Perfect Life

Paul Dolan

Popular philosophy; Psychology; Behavioural theory (Behaviourism); Psychology: emotions; Self-help & personal development; Popular psychology

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Get a good education, be successful, get married, have kids and look after your health. This is what we're told will make... [more]

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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World

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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World...

Malala Yousafzai

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Refugees & political asylum; Migration, immigration & emigration

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Malala Yousafzai presents true stories of the refugee experience interwoven with her own story of her displacement in this... [more]

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Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Constantly Changing World

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Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Constantly Changing World

Leonard Mlodinow

Psychology; Neurosciences; Memory improvement & thinking techniques

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What do Pokemon Go and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein have in common? Why do some businesses survive, and others fail at the... [more]

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Rather His Own Man

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Rather His Own Man

Geoffrey Robertson, QC

Biography; Autobiography: general; Legal profession: general

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A witty, engrossing and sometimes poignant memoir. [more]

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Why We Dream: The Science, Creativity and Transformative Power of Dreams

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Why We Dream: The Science, Creativity and Transformative Power of Dreams...

Alice Robb

Sleep & dreams; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular psychology; Dreams & their interpretation

Paperback

Why we Dream will explore fascinating new discoveries about the function and meaning of dreams that have been made possible... [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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Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic Independence

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Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic...

Kristen Ghodsee

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Sociology: sexual relations; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies; Economic theory & philosophy

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The argument of this book can be summed up succinctly: unregulated capitalism is bad for women, and if we adopt some ideas... [more]

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The Chaser and Shovel Annual 2018

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The Chaser and Shovel Annual 2018

The Chaser

Fiction & Literature; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Humour

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It was the year that our Deputy Prime Minister confessed he'd been drunk for the past three years, our biggest bank admitted... [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

Paperback

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

$12.99

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