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We Need New Stories: Challenging the Toxic Myths Behind Our Age of Discontent

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We Need New Stories: Challenging the Toxic Myths Behind Our Age of Discontent...

Nesrine Malik

Society & Social Sciences; Social discrimination; Political correctness; Political ideologies; Political manifestos; Freedom of information & freedom of speech

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A radical and thought-provoking polemic which examines the foundational myths at the centre of current culture wars [more]

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Complete Guide to Drawing Action Manga: Step by Step Artists Handbook

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Complete Guide to Drawing Action Manga: Step by Step Artists Handbook

Shoco, Makoto Sawa

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Drawing & drawings; Art techniques & principles; Fiction-related items; Popular culture

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Whether a character is jumping for joy, kicking and grappling with an opponent, or fighting to the death with sword in hand,... [more]

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Unbowed: A Soldier's Extraordinary Journey Back from Paralysis

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Unbowed: A Soldier's Extraordinary Journey Back from Paralysis

Billy Hedderman

Biography; Memoirs; Special & elite forces; Sports injuries & medicine

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'I woke to the sight of a hospital ceiling. For that first blissful second, I forgot that I was paralysed.' On 31 December... [more]

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Cold Case Investigations

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Cold Case Investigations

Xanthe Mallett

Biography; True stories; True crime; Criminal or forensic psychology

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Leading forensic anthropologist Dr Xanthe Mallett brings a fresh perspective to seven of Australia's most intriguing cold... [more]

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The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents

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The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents...

Corey Brettschneider

History; Politics & government

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An essential guide to the presidential powers and limits of the Constitution, for anyone voting-or running-for our highest... [more]

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White Tears/Brown Scars

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White Tears/Brown Scars

Ruby Hamad

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences

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When white people cry foul it is often people of colour who suffer. White tears have a potency that silences racial minorities.... [more]

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Hollywood's Eve: Eve Babitz and the Secret History of L.A.

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Hollywood's Eve: Eve Babitz and the Secret History of L.A.

Lili Anolik

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary; Popular culture

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Los Angeles in the 1960s and 70s was the pop culture capital of the world--a movie factory, a music factory, a dream factory.... [more]

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Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations

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Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations

Amy Chua

Sociology; Psychology; Politics & government; Popular science

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A prescription for reversing our foreign policy failures and overcoming our destructive political tribalism at home ... [in... [more]

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A False Report: The chilling true story of the woman nobody believed

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A False Report: The chilling true story of the woman nobody believed

T. Christian Miller, Ken Armstrong

Biography; True crime; Sexual abuse & harassment

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Within days, police - and even those closest to Marie - became suspicious of her story. As their investigation deepened, it... [more]

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Climate Justice: A Man-Made Problem With a Feminist Solution

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Climate Justice: A Man-Made Problem With a Feminist Solution

Mary Robinson

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS 2018 Holding her first grandchild in her arms in 2003, Mary Robinson was struck by... [more]

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For a Critique of the Political Economy of the Sign

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For a Critique of the Political Economy of the Sign

Jean Baudrillard

Semiotics & semiology; Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Consumerism

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A material analysis of the sign which deepens Marx's critique of political economy for spectacular times. [more]

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A Liberated Mind: The essential guide to ACT

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A Liberated Mind: The essential guide to ACT

Steven Hayes

Psychology; Popular psychology

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Hayes and his colleagues have developed Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) with many hundreds of studies supporting the... [more]

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Am I Dreaming?: The New Science of Consciousness and How Altered States Reboot the Brain

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Am I Dreaming?: The New Science of Consciousness and How Altered States...

James Kingsland

States of consciousness; Medicine; Popular science; Neurosciences

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A scientific travel guide to altered states of consciousness - and what we can learn from them [more]

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Pain and Prejudice: A Call to Arms for Women and Their Bodies

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Pain and Prejudice: A Call to Arms for Women and Their Bodies

Gabrielle Jackson

Illness & addiction: social aspects; Medicine; Public health & preventive medicine; Women's health

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The health version of Invisible Women, this book lifts the lid about how at every level of medicine, medical research, government... [more]

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Traces: The memoir of a forensic scientist and criminal investigator

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Traces: The memoir of a forensic scientist and criminal investigator

Patricia Wiltshire

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; True crime; Forensic science; The natural world, country life & pets

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In Traces, Professor Patricia Wiltshire will take you on a journey through the fascinating edgeland where nature and crime... [more]

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Project Rainfall: The Secret History of Pine Gap

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Project Rainfall: The Secret History of Pine Gap

Tom Gilling

History; Australasian & Pacific history; The Cold War; Military intelligence

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At the height of the Cold War the chief of one of Australia's spy agencies joined three CIA men at a remote site in Central... [more]

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Pills, Powder, and Smoke: Inside the bloody war on drugs

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Pills, Powder, and Smoke: Inside the bloody war on drugs

Antony Loewenstein

Biography; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Organised crime; Central government policies; International criminal law

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Like the never-ending war on terror, the drugs war is a multi-billion-dollar industry that won't go down without a fight.... [more]

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Religious Freedom in Australia - a new Terra Nullius?

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Religious Freedom in Australia - a new Terra Nullius?

Iain T Benson, Michael Quinlan, A Keith Thompson

History; Constitutional & administrative law

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The papers in this book flowed from a Religious Liberty Conference convened jointly by the Sydney School of Law of The University... [more]

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False Flags: Disguised German Raiders of World War II

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False Flags: Disguised German Raiders of World War II

Stephen Robinson

History; European history; Maritime history; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

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False Flags tells the epic story of German raider voyages during the early years of World War II. In 1940 the raiders Orion,... [more]

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A Little Feminist History of Art

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A Little Feminist History of Art

Charlotte Mullins

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Gender studies: women

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This little book is a short and pithy introduction to some of the most important artworks borne out of this movement. Fifty... [more]

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Gun Control: What Australia got right (and wrong)

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Gun Control: What Australia got right (and wrong)

Tom Frame

History; Political control & freedoms

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In the aftermath of the Port Arthur massacre of April 1996, John Howard moved swiftly to revolutionise Australia's gun control... [more]

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Parragirls: Reimagining Parramatta Girls Home through art and memory

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Parragirls: Reimagining Parramatta Girls Home through art and memory

Bonney Djuric

Installation art; History; Child abuse

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Profiles the transformative artwork Parragirls , realised in collaboration with contemporary artists and communities since... [more]

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Raaf Black Cats: The Secret History of the Covert Catalina Mine-Laying Operations to Cripple Japan's War Machine

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Raaf Black Cats: The Secret History of the Covert Catalina Mine-Laying Operations...

Robert Cleworth, John Suter Linton

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; War & defence operations

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In March 1945 Reg Cleworth, a navigator on PBY Catalina seaplanes flying out of Darwin, went missing in action. No details... [more]

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This is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality

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This is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality

Peter Pomerantsev

21st century history: from c 2000 -; Society & Social Sciences; Politics & government; Internet & WWW industries

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Perhaps the most important global trend of the last few years has been the rise - and transformation - of information warfare.... [more]

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Equal: A story of women, men and money

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Equal: A story of women, men and money

Carrie Gracie

Society & Social Sciences; Social discrimination; Employment & unemployment; Advice on careers & achieving success

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Equal is an inspiring, personal and campaigning book about how we should and can fight for equal pay and other kinds of equality... [more]

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