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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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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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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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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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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

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

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Goliath: Why the West Doesn't Win Wars. And What We Need to Do About It.

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Goliath: Why the West Doesn't Win Wars. And What We Need to Do About It....

Sean McFate

History; Theory of warfare & military science; Military tactics

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War is changing. It is moving beyond the conventional and developing into something more pernicious that few know how to... [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

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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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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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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

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Synopsis coming soon....... [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

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This brilliant, thought-provoking book charts the food eaten by the colonists onwards. [more]

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Secret Service Brainteasers: Over 100 Codebreaking Puzzles Inspired by Britain's Espionage Masterminds

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Secret Service Brainteasers: Over 100 Codebreaking Puzzles Inspired by Britain's...

Sinclair McKay

Espionage & secret services; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Trivia & quiz question books

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Pit your wits against the greatest minds of our time with brain bogglers, puzzles and hidden codes inspired by the secret... [more]

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Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear Tests in Outer Space

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Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear...

Mark Wolverton

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Nuclear weapons; Mathematics & Sciences

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Last September the United States drew a thin curtain of radiation around the earth . . . the feat was regarded by some of... [more]

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Schadenfreude: The Joy of Another's Misfortune

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Schadenfreude: The Joy of Another's Misfortune

Tiffany Watt Smith

Fiction & Literature; Psychology: emotions; Popular psychology; Gift books

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'Nothing makes the world gleam like bad people getting the fate they deserve. For one glorious moment, the stars align, the... [more]

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The Briefing

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The Briefing

Sean Spicer

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

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The Briefing taps into Spicer's first-hand experience in the front row of the Trump campaign and presidency, shedding new... [more]

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The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

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The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

Michael Lewis

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Political structures: democracy

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What are the consequences if the people given control over our government have no idea how it works? Stay tuned.<br /><br... [more]

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The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia

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The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia

Christina Twomey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military veterans

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Follows the stories of 15,000 Australian prisoners of war from the moment they were released by the Japanese at the end of... [more]

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A Rightful Place: A Road Map to Recognition

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A Rightful Place: A Road Map to Recognition

Shireen Morris (Ed)

History; Social discrimination; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Indigenous peoples; Social & cultural anthropology; Central government

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The nation has unfinished business. After more than two centuries, can a rightful place be found for Australia's original... [more]

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

Tim Marshall

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political geography

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An enlightening popular account of the symbolism that drives global conflict [more]

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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Yuval Noah Harari

History of ideas; Social theory; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science

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Asks the fundamental questions: Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive... [more]

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living...

Mark Manson

Psychology; Self-help & personal development

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In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be... [more]

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Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle for the Middle East

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Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle for the Middle East

Christopher Davidson

History; Middle Eastern history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; International relations

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Who is to blame for the failure of the Arab Spring and the rise of Islamic State? The answer lies far closer to home than... [more]

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The Free State of Jones: A True Story of Defiance During the American Civil War (Film Tie-In)

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The Free State of Jones: A True Story of Defiance During the American Civil...

Victoria E. Bynum

Fiction & Literature; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War; Battles & campaigns

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A remarkable true story of defiance during the American Civil War-now the focus of a major motion picture starring Matthew... [more]

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The EU: An Obituary

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The EU: An Obituary

John R. Gilllingham

Politics & government; EU & European institutions; International economics

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A major account of the failings of the European Union - and why it has to go. [more]

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