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After Emily: Two Remarkable Women and the Legacy of America's Greatest Poet

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After Emily: Two Remarkable Women and the Legacy of America's Greatest Poet...

Julie Dobrow

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: literary; Gender studies: women

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The untold story of the mother and daughter who opened the door to Emily Dickinson's poetry. [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

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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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A Political History of the World: Three Thousand Years of War and Peace

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A Political History of the World: Three Thousand Years of War and Peace...

Jonathan Holslag

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; General & world history; Military history

Hardback

In three thousand years of history, China has spent at least eleven centuries at war. The Roman Empire was in conflict during... [more]

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

Andrew Roberts

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

Winston Churchill dominates our view of the history of Britain in the twentieth... [more]

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The Perils of Perception: Why We're Wrong About Nearly Everything

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The Perils of Perception: Why We're Wrong About Nearly Everything

Bobby Duffy

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture

Hardback

A ground-breaking exploration of our ignorance - informed by several exclusive studies across over 40 countries [more]

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From the Edge: Australia's Lost Histories

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From the Edge: Australia's Lost Histories

Mark McKenna

History; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

Offers an imaginative and original new telling of modern Australia through the history and stories of ten places, all revisited... [more]

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Indigenous Literacy Foundation: Donation

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Indigenous Literacy Foundation: Donation

Proudly supported by Abbey's Bookshop

Indigenous peoples; Stationery items

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Simply add this to your order to help close the literacy gap. [more]

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The Beach: An Australian Passion

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The Beach: An Australian Passion

Robert Drewe

History; Popular culture

Hardback

<p>From an Indigenous food source to a hedonistic playground, the beach has long been a national obsession. Robert Drewe‚??s... [more]

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.... [more]

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China and the EU in Context: Insights for Business and Investors

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China and the EU in Context: Insights for Business and Investors

Kerry Brown

Politics & government; Economics; Investment & securities; International business

Hardback

Brings together the research of world-class commentators on China from across Europe to explore the policy aspects of the... [more]

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Looking for Clancy: Ballads by A B 'Banjo' Paterson

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Looking for Clancy: Ballads by A B 'Banjo' Paterson

A B Paterson

Poetry; Poetry by individual poets; Folklore, myths & legends

Hardback

<p>In 1889 the revered Australian folk poet, A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson, first published his ballad, Clancy of the Overflow. The... [more]

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Party Time: Who Runs China And How

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Party Time: Who Runs China And How

Rowan Callick

History; Political ideologies; Political parties

Paperback

Who is running China? As the third generation since Mao takes charge, where does real power lie? In Party Time, Rowan Callick... [more]

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The Truth About the Shroud of Turin: Solving the Mystery

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The Truth About the Shroud of Turin: Solving the Mystery

Robert K. Wilcox

The historical Jesus; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge

Paperback

Were the 1988 Carbon-14 tests of the shroud flawed? Is the shroud a forgery? Did the man in the shroud rise from the dead?... [more]

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The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve

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The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve

Stephen Greenblatt

History of Art & Design Styles; History of religion; History of ideas; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Paperback

Selected as a book of the year 2017 by The Times and Sunday TimesWhat is it about Adam and Eve's story that fascinates us?... [more]

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The Power of the Powerless

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The Power of the Powerless

Vaclav Havel

Literary essays; Politics & government; Political structures: totalitarianism & dictatorship; Political control & freedoms; Political subversion; Advocate - Politics

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Vaclav Havel's remarkable and rousing essay on the tyranny of apathy, with a new introduction by Timothy Snyder Cowed by life... [more]

$12.99

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The Social Leap: How and why humans connect

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The Social Leap: How and why humans connect

William von Hippel

Society & Social Sciences; Society & culture: general; Social interaction; Social & cultural anthropology; Social, group or collective psychology

Paperback

Our chimpish ancestors were superbly adapted to a life of leaping through the trees. To survive on the savannah, they had... [more]

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Democracy Hacked: Political Turmoil and Information Warfare in the Digital Age

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Democracy Hacked: Political Turmoil and Information Warfare in the Digital...

Martin Moore

Politics & government; Advocate - Politics

Paperback

Democracies are being gamed. Authoritarian governments, elite populists, and freextremists are exploiting our digital information... [more]

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Beautiful Country Burn Again: Trump's Rise to Power, and the State of the Country that Voted for Him

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Beautiful Country Burn Again: Trump's Rise to Power, and the State of the...

Ben Fountain

History; History of the Americas; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory; Elections & referenda; Advocate - History

Paperback

A timely, interrogative, passionate but even-handed exploration of the state of US politics, from the New York Times bestselling... [more]

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Where We Go From Here: Two Years in the Resistance

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Where We Go From Here: Two Years in the Resistance

Bernie Sanders

History; Political manifestos; Advocate - History

Paperback

In this book, Bernie Sanders details the core values of the progressive movement and translates them into the actions that... [more]

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Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality

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Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality

Ziauddin Yousafzai, Louise Carpenter

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Gender studies: women; Human rights

Paperback

In this intimate and extraordinary memoir, Ziauddin Yousafzai, the father of Malala, gives a moving account of fatherhood... [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; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

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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Shaping the Future of the Fourth Industrial Revolution: A guide to building a better world

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Shaping the Future of the Fourth Industrial Revolution: A guide to building...

Klaus Schwab

Society & Social Sciences; Industry & industrial studies; Impact of science & technology on society; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is changing everything - from the way we relate to each other, to the work we do, the way... [more]

$35.00

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Close to Home: Selected Writings

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Close to Home: Selected Writings

Alice Pung

Memoirs; Social issues & processes

Paperback

This delightful collection brings together Alice Pung's most loved writing, on migration, family, identity, art and more.... [more]

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Richard Nixon: The Life

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Richard Nixon: The Life

John A. Farrell

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

In Richard Nixon, award-winning biographer John A. Farrell examines the life and legacy of one of America's most controversial... [more]

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On Patriotism

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On Patriotism

Paul Daley

Literary essays; Politics & government

Paperback

How has militarisation come to define Australian valour? Why has commemorating the centenary of World War I dominated our... [more]

$14.99

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