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Hinch vs Canberra: Behind the human headlines

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Hinch vs Canberra: Behind the human headlines

Derryn Hinch

History; Politics & government

Paperback

As a current affairs commentator, Derryn Hinch spent decades fighting with politicians. Then the unthinkable happened he became... [more]

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The End of the Liberal Order?

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The End of the Liberal Order?

Niall Ferguson, Fareed Zakaria

Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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Is it time to reaffirm our liberal values? Or are we seeing the birth-pangs of a new era? Two great thinkers debate the question... [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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Dissent: The Student Press in 1960s Australia

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Dissent: The Student Press in 1960s Australia

Sally Percival Wood

History; Demonstrations & protest movements

Paperback

<div><strong>A passionate portrayal of Australia's social awakening - the people, the politics, and the power of the student... [more]

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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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I Can't Breathe: The Killing that Started a Movement

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I Can't Breathe: The Killing that Started a Movement

Matt Taibbi

History; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Police & security services; Crime & criminology; Demonstrations & protest movements

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The incredible story of the death of Eric Garner, the birth of the 'Black Lives Matter' movement and the new fault lines of... [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

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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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What's Next?: Even Scientists Can't Predict the Future - or Can They?

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What's Next?: Even Scientists Can't Predict the Future - or Can They?

Jim Al-Khalili

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Thought the science of the future was all hoverboards and space travel? Think again. Every day, scientists come up with the... [more]

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True Believer: Stalin's Last American Spy

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True Believer: Stalin's Last American Spy

Kati Marton

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

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

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The Ascent to Power, 1996: The Howard Government Volume 1

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The Ascent to Power, 1996: The Howard Government Volume 1

Tom Frame

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Central government

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In the first of four volumes on the Howard Government's nearly 12 years in office, The Ascent to Power covers the 1996 election... [more]

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Monstrous Creatures (#1 World of Lore)

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Monstrous Creatures (#1 World of Lore)

Aaron Mahnke

Fantasy; Folklore, myths & legends

Paperback

A fascinating, beautifully illustrated guide to the monsters that are part of our collective psyche, from the host of the... [more]

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The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed the World

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The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed the World

Michael Lewis

Decision theory: general; Behavioural theory (Behaviourism); Business & Economics; Behavioural economics

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'There are geniuses who work on their own. Together, we are exceptional.' Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky met in war-torn... [more]

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Thank You for Being Late: An Optimists Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations

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Thank You for Being Late: An Optimists Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations...

Thomas L. Friedman

Society & Social Sciences; Globalization; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Environmental economics; Political economy; Impact of science & technology on society

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A field guide to the twenty-first century, written by one of its most celebrated observers. Thomas L. Friedman shows that... [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

Central government policies; Business & Economics

Paperback

<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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Wake Up: The Nine Hashtags of Digital Disruption

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Wake Up: The Nine Hashtags of Digital Disruption

David Fagan

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

Everything you need to know about the digital revolution and how it affects your life. [more]

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Six Minutes in May: How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister

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Six Minutes in May: How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister

Nicholas Shakespeare

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

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London, early May 1940: Britain is on the brink of war and Neville Chamberlain's government is about to fall. It is hard... [more]

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Dangerous: Dangerous has been on every best seller list in America.

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Dangerous: Dangerous has been on every best seller list in America.

Milo Yiannopoulos

Biography; Politics & government

Paperback

Milo Yiannopoulos has become the most dangerous man in America by voicing truths too politically incorrect for the establishment... [more]

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - The Stirring Story of an Australian Hero

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - The Stirring...

Michael Veitch

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Military history; Second World War; Military veterans

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The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero BARNEY GREATREX - from Bomber Command to French Resistance fighter.... [more]

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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

Al Gore

Central government policies; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Global warming

Paperback

The follow up to Former Vice President Al Gore's #1 New York Times bestselling and conversation-changing book on climate change,... [more]

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Wireless-Wise Families: What Every Parent Needs to Know About Wireless Technologies

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Wireless-Wise Families: What Every Parent Needs to Know About Wireless Technologies...

Lyn McLean

Society & Social Sciences; WAP (wireless) technology; Digital lifestyle

Paperback

From one of Australia's leading educators about technologies comes this investigation into the safety of wireless devices... [more]

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Stalin, Vol. II: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941

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Stalin, Vol. II: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941

Stephen Kotkin

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Marxism & Communism; Political leaders & leadership; Political structures: totalitarianism & dictatorship

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Building and running a dictatorship, with power of life or death over hundreds of millions, in conditions of capitalist self-encirclement,... [more]

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Can Governments Earn Our Trust?

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Can Governments Earn Our Trust?

Donald F. Kettl

Politics & government; Political science & theory

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Some analysts have called distrust the biggest governmental crisis of our time. It is unquestionably a huge problem, undermining... [more]

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Sharing the Water: One hundred years of River Murray politics

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Sharing the Water: One hundred years of River Murray politics

Chris Guest

History; History: specific events & topics; Legal history; Energy & natural resources law

Paperback

Conflict over the control and sharing of the waters of the River Murray was one of the most contentious issues at the time... [more]

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Bumper: The Life and Times of Frank 'Bumper' Farrell

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Bumper: The Life and Times of Frank 'Bumper' Farrell

Larry Writer

Biography; Autobiography: general; Police & security services

Paperback

The sprawling saga of legendary Australian cop, Bumper Farrell, the most feared and revered policeman in Australia's history.... [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

Paperback

<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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