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Let's Talk about Death (over Dinner): The Essential Guide to Life's Most Important Conversation

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Let's Talk about Death (over Dinner): The Essential Guide to Life's Most...

Michael Hebb

Social issues & processes; Sociology: death & dying; Medicine; Coping with death & bereavement

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A thought-provoking and practical guide encouraging us to change the way we talk about death, by the founder of the global... [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

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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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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

Ben Macintyre

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Military history; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - History

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On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a... [more]

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The River of Consciousness

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The River of Consciousness

Oliver Sacks

True stories; Psychology; Medical sociology; Advocate - Today's World

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The River of Consciousness is a remarkable culmination of a lifetime's research into the way the brain works by the celebrated... [more]

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Australian Foreign Affairs #4: Defending Australia

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Australian Foreign Affairs #4: Defending Australia

Jonathan Pearlman

History; International relations; Advocate - Today's World

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The fourth issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines the challenge of defending Australia at a time of regional uncertainty... [more]

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Pine Gap: The Inside Story of the NSA in Australia

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Pine Gap: The Inside Story of the NSA in Australia

David Rosenberg

History; Military history; International relations; Military intelligence; Advocate - Today's World

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A key inspiration for the major ABC/Netflix TV series Pine Gap - fully revised edition with new material. [more]

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The Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump: Essays and Reportage, 1994-2016

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The Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump: Essays and...

Martin Amis

Literary essays; Reportage & collected journalism; Cultural studies; Politics & government; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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Of all the great novelists writing today, none shows the same gift as Martin Amis for writing non-fiction - his essays, literary... [more]

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To Obama: With Love, Joy, Hate and Despair

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To Obama: With Love, Joy, Hate and Despair

Jeanne Marie Laskas

Diaries, letters & journals; Prose: non-fiction; History; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - History

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One of the most important politics books of the year, To Obama is a record of a time when politics intersected with empathy.<br... [more]

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The Getting of Garlic: Australian Food from Bland to Brilliant, with Recipes Old and New

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The Getting of Garlic: Australian Food from Bland to Brilliant, with Recipes...

John Newton

History; Food & society; National & regional cuisine; Advocate - History

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The white colonisers of Australia suffered from Alliumphobia, a fear of garlic. Local cooks didn't touch the stuff and it... [more]

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Hoodwinked: How Pauline Hanson Fooled a Nation

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Hoodwinked: How Pauline Hanson Fooled a Nation

Kerry-Anne Walsh

True crime; History; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Today's World

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Pauline Hanson claims to represent the average Australian but The Stalking of Julia Gillard 's Kerry-Anne Walsh has discovered... [more]

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None of My Business: P.J. Explains Money, Banking, Debt, Equity, Assets, Liabilities and Why He's Not Rich and Neither are You

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None of My Business: P.J. Explains Money, Banking, Debt, Equity, Assets,...

P. J. O'Rourke

Society & Social Sciences; Finance; Business & management; Advocate - Today's World

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P. J. O'Rourke channels his extensive experience of making fun of terrible things in despicable places and applies it to somewhere... [more]

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Trumpedia: Alternative Facts About a Real Fake President

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Trumpedia: Alternative Facts About a Real Fake President

Dominic Knight

Fiction & Literature; Political leaders & leadership; Parodies & spoofs

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A bitingly funny satire on the world of Donald Trump, from the author of... [more]

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A Short History of Drunkenness

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A Short History of Drunkenness

Mark Forsyth

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Food & society; Alcoholic beverages

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Almost every culture on earth has drink, and where there's drink there's drunkenness. But in every age and in every place... [more]

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No Place Like Home: Repairing Australia's Housing Crisis

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No Place Like Home: Repairing Australia's Housing Crisis

Peter Mares

History; Society & culture: general

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More than a million lower-income households in Australia pay above the affordability benchmark for their housing costs. More... [more]

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Hugh Stretton: Selected Writings

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Hugh Stretton: Selected Writings

Graeme Davison

Memoirs; History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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A public intellectual known for his deeply humane approach to social, economic and urban issues, Hugh Stretton was an Australian... [more]

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The Unwomanly Face of War

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The Unwomanly Face of War

Svetlana Alexievich

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Second World War; Gender studies: women

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The unforgettable oral history of Soviet women's experiences in the Second World War from the winner of the Nobel Prize in... [more]

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The Hungry Empire: How Britain's Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World

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The Hungry Empire: How Britain's Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World...

Lizzie Collingham

History; Social & cultural history; Colonialism & imperialism; Food & society; Advocate - History

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Shows how the British created a global network of commerce and trade in foodstuffs that moved people and plants from one continent... [more]

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Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492-1900

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Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492-1900

Simon Schama, CBE

History; General & world history; Jewish studies; Advocate - History

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZESELECTED AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 BY THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, MAIL ON SUNDAY AND OBSERVERBelonging... [more]

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Mutiny On The Western Front: Shamed Anzacs

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Mutiny On The Western Front: Shamed Anzacs

Greg Raffin

History; First World War; Mutiny

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On 21 September 1918, with retreating German forces on their last legs, the 1st Battalion of the AIF was ordered to return... [more]

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The Arsonist

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The Arsonist

Chloe Hooper

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology; Criminal or forensic psychology

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On the scorching February day in 2009 that became known as Black Saturday, a man lit two fires in Victoria&rsquo;s Latrobe... [more]

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Rusted Off: Why Country Australia is Fed Up

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Rusted Off: Why Country Australia is Fed Up

Gabrielle Chan

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; The countryside, country life

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Looks at what is defining today's country/city divide and how it is affecting the political status quo. [more]

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II: Spearheading the Great British Offensive

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II: Spearheading the Great...

David W. Cameron

True war & combat stories; History; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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Volume 2 concludes with a detailed account of the final battles of World War I and the defeat of German armed forces on the... [more]

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The Future of Everything: Big, Audacious Ideas for a Better World

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The Future of Everything: Big, Audacious Ideas for a Better World

Tim Dunlop

Politics & government; Impact of science & technology on society

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We are in the middle of the greatest technological revolution in history. Its epicentre lies in Silicon Valley, but its impacts... [more]

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On Rape

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On Rape

Germaine Greer

Literary essays; Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory

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Rape statistics remain intractable: one woman in five will experience sexual violence. Very few rapes find their way into... [more]

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What Happened

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What Happened

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Political leaders & leadership; Political campaigning & advertising

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

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