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How to Lose a Country: The 7 Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship

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How to Lose a Country: The 7 Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship

Ece Temelkuran

Social issues & processes; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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'This is essential' Margaret Atwood on Twitter `She's one of the most acute and perceptive analysts of the furtive... [more]

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Elegance: The Beauty of French Fashion

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Elegance: The Beauty of French Fashion

Megan Hess

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Individual designers; Fashion & textiles: design; Fashion & society; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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Best-selling author Megan Hess is back with her ode to classic French fashion. [more]

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Voices of History: Speeches that Changed the World

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Voices of History: Speeches that Changed the World

Simon Sebag Montefiore

Reference; General & world history; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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A collection of history's greatest speeches, with commentary from internationally bestselling historian Simon Sebag Montefiore... [more]

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Attention Seeking

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Attention Seeking

Adam Phillips

Psychology; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology); Analytical & Jungian psychology

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'Everything depends on what, if anything, we find interesting- on what we are encouraged and educated to find interesting,... [more]

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Xi Jinping: The Backlash

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Xi Jinping: The Backlash

Richard McGregor

History; Politics & government

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Xi Jinping has transformed China at home and abroad with a speed and aggression that few foresaw when he came to power in... [more]

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Menus that Made History: Over 2000 years of menus from Ancient Egyptian food for the afterlife to Elvis Presley's wedding breakfast

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Menus that Made History: Over 2000 years of menus from Ancient Egyptian...

Alex Johnson, Vincent Franklin

History; Social & cultural history; Food & society; General cookery & recipes; Advocate - History

Hardback

Delve into this captivating collection of the world's 75 most iconic menus which reveal not just the story of food but periods... [more]

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Human Compatible: AI and the Problem of Control

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Human Compatible: AI and the Problem of Control

Stuart Russell

Social forecasting, future studies; Impact of science & technology on society; Artificial intelligence

Hardback

Creating superior intelligence would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, according to the world's pre-eminent... [more]

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The Power of Nunchi: The Korean Secret to Happiness and Success

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The Power of Nunchi: The Korean Secret to Happiness and Success

Euny Hong

Psychology; Self-help & personal development

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'A must-read for anyone interested in the art of intuitively knowing what others feel.' Haemin Sunim, author of The Things... [more]

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The Responsible Globalist: What Citizens of the World Can Learn from Nationalism

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The Responsible Globalist: What Citizens of the World Can Learn from Nationalism...

Hassan Damluji

Globalization; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Comparative politics; Nationalism

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Today, globalism has a bad reputation. 'Citizens of the world' are depicted as recklessly uninterested in how international... [more]

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The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

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The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

Harry Smith

Memoirs; History; Vietnam War; Battles & campaigns

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On the afternoon of 18 August 1966, just five kilometres from the main Australian Task Force base at Nui Dat, a group of Viet... [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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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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A Wunch of Bankers: A year in the Hayne royal commission

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A Wunch of Bankers: A year in the Hayne royal commission

Daniel Ziffer

History; Criminal investigation & detection; Banking; Financial services industry; Banking law

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It was a complicated, galling, and gasp-inducing year at the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation... [more]

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The Breakdown: Making Sense of Politics in a Messed Up World

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The Breakdown: Making Sense of Politics in a Messed Up World

Tatton Spiller

Politics & government

Paperback

A smart, entertaining handbook showing how we can understand - and feel better about - modern politics [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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The Infinite Game

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The Infinite Game

Simon Sinek

Political leaders & leadership; Business & Economics; Business strategy; Management: leadership & motivation; Business communication & presentation; Advice on careers & achieving success

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The New York Times-bestselling author of Start With Why, Leaders Eat Last, and Together Is Better offers a bold new approach... [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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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

Paperback

A brash, enlightening... [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

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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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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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Great Goddesses: Life lessons from myths and monsters

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Great Goddesses: Life lessons from myths and monsters

Nikita Gill

Poetry by individual poets; Myth & legend told as fiction; Short stories; Religion & beliefs; Feminism & feminist theory

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Empowering life lessons from myths and monsters. Wonder at Medusa's potent venom, Circe's fierce sorcery and Athena rising... [more]

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Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

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Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

Jared Diamond

History; General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political science & theory; Geopolitics

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In his landmark international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond transformed our understanding... [more]

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Infamy: The Crimes of Ancient Rome

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Infamy: The Crimes of Ancient Rome

Jerry Toner

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Crime & criminology

Hardback

Rome is an empire with a bad reputation. From its brutal games to its depraved emperors, its violent mobs to its ruthless... [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

Hardback

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]

$55.00

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