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The State Of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity - a book for anyone who has ever loved

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The State Of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity - a book for anyone who has...

Esther Perel

Psychology; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage; Self-help & personal development

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Psychotherapist and TED talk speaker challenges us to understand infidelity, and how couples can survive it: a must-read for... [more]

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Vikings at War

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Vikings at War

Kim Hjardar, Vegard Vike

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Hobbies, quizzes & games

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A comprehensive account of the Viking art of war, weapons and the history of their conquests [more]

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Sex in the Brain: How your brain controls your sex life

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Sex in the Brain: How your brain controls your sex life

Amee Baird

Sexual behaviour; Medicine; Popular science

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What controls our sex lives? Our brains. Yet there is surprisingly little... [more]

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All Things Consoled

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All Things Consoled

Elizabeth Hay

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Psychology of ageing; Coping with old age

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A poignant, complex and hugely resonant memoir about the shift from being a daughter to a guardian and caregiver, by Giller... [more]

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The Age of Football: The Global Game in the Twenty-first Century

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The Age of Football: The Global Game in the Twenty-first Century

David Goldblatt

Sociology: sport & leisure; Sports & outdoor recreation; Sports governing bodies; Football (Soccer, Association football)

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The long-awaited follow-up to the seminal The Ball is Round, which continues with the global story of football in the twenty-first... [more]

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What You Pay For: Shortlisted for McIlvanney and CWA Awards

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What You Pay For: Shortlisted for McIlvanney and CWA Awards

Claire Askew

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Thriller & suspense; Organised crime

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Dedicated cop Helen Birch faces a terrible choice - family or justice? - in the gripping second novel from the author of All... [more]

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Walking Towards Thunder: The true story of a whistleblowing cop who took on corruption and the Church

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Walking Towards Thunder: The true story of a whistleblowing cop who took...

Peter Fox

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Police & security services; Political corruption

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'All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.' [more]

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From Turnbull to Morrison: Understanding the Trust Divide

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From Turnbull to Morrison: Understanding the Trust Divide

Mark Evans, Michelle Grattan, Brendan McCaffrie

History; Politics & government

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Is trust between the government and Australians broken? The country's leading institutions have been ranked among the least... [more]

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We, the Aborigines

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We, the Aborigines

Douglas Lockwood

History; Popular culture

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Stories of Aboriginal people & culture, including Albert Namatjira. Tribes represented: Aranda, Djumindjung, Wailbri , Pitjentjarra... [more]

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Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are

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Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are

Robert Plomin

Child & developmental psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; DNA & Genome; Human biology

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The blueprint for our individuality lies in the 1% of DNA that differs between people. Our intellectual capacity, our introversion... [more]

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Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper

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Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper

Helen Parr

History; British & Irish history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Regiments

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Our Boys brings to life the human experiences of the paratroopers who fought in the Falklands, and examines the long aftermath... [more]

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Our Women on the Ground: Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World

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Our Women on the Ground: Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World

Zahra Hankir, Zahra Hankir

Literary essays; Reportage & collected journalism; Cultural studies; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women

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Nineteen Arab women journalists speak out about what it's like to report on their changing homelands in this first-of-its-kind... [more]

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Dead Blondes And Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy, and the Fear of Female Power

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Dead Blondes And Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy, and the Fear of Female...

Sady Doyle

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory

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Sady Doyle, hailed as smart, funny, and fearless by the Boston Globe, takes listeners on a tour of the female dark side,... [more]

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Win Fast: Quick Ways to Achieve More, Earn More and Be More

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Win Fast: Quick Ways to Achieve More, Earn More and Be More

Siimon Reynolds

Psychology; Business strategy; Business innovation; Self-help & personal development; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

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Win Fast is both the success book for our times, and for those who have... [more]

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Money Spinners: How Australians Were Fed Lies, Sold Spin and Charged Money for Nothing by Banks and Financial Advisers

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Money Spinners: How Australians Were Fed Lies, Sold Spin and Charged Money...

Annelise Nielsen

Politics & government; Business & Economics; Business & management; Self-help & personal development; Personal finance

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Is financial advice riddled with scandals because there are just a few bad apples or is there an inherent conflict in the... [more]

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Jack Charles: Born-again Blakfella

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Jack Charles: Born-again Blakfella

Jack Charles

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Biography; Memoirs; Indigenous peoples

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Stolen from his mother and placed into institutional care when he was only a few months old, Uncle Jack was raised under the... [more]

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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

Michael McFaul

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; The Cold War; International relations

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In 2008, when Michael McFaul was asked to leave his perch at Stanford and join an unlikely presidential campaign, he had no... [more]

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A Room of One's Own

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A Room of One's Own

Virginia Woolf

Literary essays; Feminism & feminist theory

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ROOM OF ONE'S OWN is an extended essay by Virginia Woolf. First published on 24 October 1929, the essay was based on a series... [more]

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Leadership in Turbulent Times: Lessons from the Presidents

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Leadership in Turbulent Times: Lessons from the Presidents

Doris Kearns Goodwin

History; History of the Americas; Psychology; Political leaders & leadership

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In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating... [more]

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The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone's Well-being

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The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity...

Richard Wilkinson, Kate Pickett

Society & Social Sciences; Social discrimination; Social classes; Social, group or collective psychology; Comparative politics; Personal & public health

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Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett's The Spirit Level, now published in more than twenty languages, has been one of the most... [more]

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Venom: Vendettas, Betrayals and the Price of Power

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Venom: Vendettas, Betrayals and the Price of Power

David Crowe

History; Political parties

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A cracking account of the rivalries and hatreds that split the Liberal Party, brought down Malcolm Turnbull and propelled... [more]

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Don Dunstan: The Visionary Politician Who Changed Australia

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Don Dunstan: The Visionary Politician Who Changed Australia

Angela Woollacott

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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Don Dunstan was one of the most significant political figures of twentieth-century Australia. As Premier of South Australia,... [more]

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The Great Alignment: Race, Party Transformation, and the Rise of Donald Trump

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The Great Alignment: Race, Party Transformation, and the Rise of Donald...

Alan I. Abramowitz

History; Constitution: government & the state; Elections & referenda; Political parties

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The most in-depth analysis to date of America's current political polarization and the forces that led to a Trump presidency... [more]

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Self-Compassion for Parents: Nurture Your Child by Caring for Yourself

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Self-Compassion for Parents: Nurture Your Child by Caring for Yourself

Susan M. Pollak (Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Health Alliance, MA)

Counselling & advice services; Family psychology; Psychotherapy; Health & Self-Help; Advice on parenting

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I yelled at the kids again--and feel so ashamed. I barely have time to shower, let alone exercise; no wonder I'm so out... [more]

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The Kremlin Letters: Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and Roosevelt

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The Kremlin Letters: Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and...

David Reynolds, Vladimir Pechatnov

Diaries, letters & journals; History; Second World War; Diplomacy

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A penetrating account of the dynamics of World War II's Grand Alliance through the messages exchanged by the Big Three [more]

$42.99

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