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Andrew Bolt, the Far Right and the First Nations: Deconstructing a demagogue

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Andrew Bolt, the Far Right and the First Nations: Deconstructing a demagogue...

Steve Mickler

History; Politics & government

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The rights of First Nations peoples are `racist', left-wing activists are `fascists' and immigration has become tantamount... [more]

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The Art of Growing Up

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The Art of Growing Up

John Marsden

Education: care & counselling of students; Health & Self-Help; Advice on parenting; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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A manifesto on all aspects of growing up - from parenting and education to the role of literature and imagination - by one... [more]

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second World War

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second...

Alex Kershaw

History; European history; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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The New York Times bestselling author of The Liberator and Avenue of Spies returns with a thrilling, action-heavy account... [more]

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The Sydney Language

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The Sydney Language

Jakelin Troy

History; Social & cultural anthropology

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The Sydney Language was written to revive interest the Aboriginal language of the Sydney district. It makes readily available... [more]

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Live Like A Stoic: 52 Exercises for Cultivating a Good Life

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Live Like A Stoic: 52 Exercises for Cultivating a Good Life

Massimo Pigliucci, Gregory Lopez

Philosophy; Psychology; Self-help & personal development

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The answers to our daily worries and anxieties - big or small - lie at the heart of Stoic philosophy. Live Like a Stoic is... [more]

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The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

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The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are...

Jonathan Haidt, Greg Lukianoff

History; Social, group or collective psychology; Moral & social purpose of education; Universities

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First Amendment expert Lukianoff and social psychologist Haidt discuss the social trends stretching back to the 1980s that... [more]

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How to Defend Australia

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How to Defend Australia

Hugh White

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Warfare & defence

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Can Australia defend itself in the Asian century? How seriously ought we take the risk of war? Do we want to remain a middle... [more]

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The Good, the Bad and the Unlikely: Australia's Prime Ministers

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The Good, the Bad and the Unlikely: Australia's Prime Ministers

Mungo MacCallum

History; Politics & government

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Good drinkers, bad swimmers and unlikely heroes. Since Australia's birth in 1901, twenty - seven politicians have run the... [more]

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The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future

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The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future

Andrew Blum

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Weather

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The Weather Machine is about a miraculous-but-overlooked invention that helps us through our daily lives - and sometimes saves... [more]

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The Chaser Quarterly #16: The Chaser's Book of Modern Fairy Tales

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The Chaser Quarterly #16: The Chaser's Book of Modern Fairy Tales

The Chaser

Fiction & Literature; Politics & government; Humour

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Written by one of Australia's leading satirists, Charles Firth ( The Chaser ), each tale investigates a current topic that... [more]

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Born at the Right Time: A Memoir

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Born at the Right Time: A Memoir

Ron McCallum

Biography; Autobiography: general; Disability: social aspects

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Ron McCallum has been blind from birth. When he was a child, many blind people spent their lives making baskets in sheltered... [more]

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No Worries: A Guide to Releasing Anxiety and Worry Using CBT

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No Worries: A Guide to Releasing Anxiety and Worry Using CBT

Sarah Edelman

Psychology; Coping with anxiety & phobias

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From the bestselling author of Change Your Thinking comes No Worries - the clear, compassionate and practical guide to understanding... [more]

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The Prosperity Gospel: How Scott Morrison Won and Bill Shorten Lost: Quarterly Essay 74

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The Prosperity Gospel: How Scott Morrison Won and Bill Shorten Lost: Quarterly...

Erik Jensen

History; Politics & government

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What went wrong for Labor and how did Scott Morrison achieve his remarkable victory? In this dazzling report from the campaign... [more]

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Siege: Trump Under Fire

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Siege: Trump Under Fire

Michael Wolff

History; Political leaders & leadership; Geopolitics

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Michael Wolff, author of the bombshell bestseller Fire and Fury, once again takes us inside the Trump presidency to reveal... [more]

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Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language

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Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language

Amanda Montell

Language: reference & general; Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory

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A brash, enlightening... [more]

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

John Carreyrou

True crime; Reportage & collected journalism; Corporate crime; Business & Economics; Biotechnology industries

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The shocking true story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a gripping cautionary tale set amid the bold promises... [more]

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Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

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Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

Bill McKibben

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues

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The most urgent call-to-arms yet for us to solve climate change, from one of the world's most influential and respected environmental... [more]

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The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World

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The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World

Jamil Zaki

Psychology; Popular science; Popular psychology

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At the forefront of empathy research, Dr. Jamil Zaki has made an important discovery: empathy is flexible. [more]

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I Spy: My Life in MI5

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I Spy: My Life in MI5

Tom Marcus

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Espionage & secret services

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The explosive true story of life in MI5 from the number one bestselling author of Soldier Spy, Tom Marcus. [more]

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The Ministry of Truth: A Biography of George Orwell's 1984

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The Ministry of Truth: A Biography of George Orwell's 1984

Dorian Lynskey

Prose: non-fiction; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Society & culture: general; Political ideologies

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In The Ministry of Truth, Dorian Lynskey charts the life of George Orwell's 1984: one of the most influential books of the... [more]

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Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History

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Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History...

Frank Close

History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Nuclear weapons; Nuclear structure physics; Advocate - History

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Klaus Fuchs knew more nuclear secrets in the last two years of the Second World War than anyone else in Britain. He was taken... [more]

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The Case Against Reality: How Evolution Hid the Truth from Our Eyes

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The Case Against Reality: How Evolution Hid the Truth from Our Eyes

Donald D. Hoffman

Philosophy of mind; Perception; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Advocate - Science

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Do we see the world as it truly is? In The Case Against Reality, cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman says no-our visual perceptions... [more]

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The Basis of Everything: Rutherford, Oliphant and the Coming of the Atomic Bomb

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The Basis of Everything: Rutherford, Oliphant and the Coming of the Atomic...

Andrew Ramsey

Nuclear weapons; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Atomic & molecular physics; Advocate - Science

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Before the Manhattan Project, before nuclear warfare and the horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, there was the twentieth century's... [more]

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

Jordan Peterson

Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Clinical psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology

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Jordan Peterson's work as a clinical psychologist has reshaped the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become... [more]

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Normandy `44: D-Day and the Battle for France

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Normandy `44: D-Day and the Battle for France

James Holland

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

Coinciding with the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, James Holland draws on unseen archives and testimonies from around the world... [more]

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