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Dealbreaker: Donald Trump and the Unmaking of the Iran Nuclear Deal

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Dealbreaker: Donald Trump and the Unmaking of the Iran Nuclear Deal

Scott Ritter

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; International relations; Arms negotiation & control

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The Iran deal was a crowning moment of international diplomacy, allowing the world to step away from the edge of a self-created... [more]

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The End of the West and Other Cautionary Tales

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The End of the West and Other Cautionary Tales

Sean Meighoo (Assisant Professor, Emory University)

General & world history; Social & cultural history; History of Western philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

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What if the West has not come to an end, but has entered a new phase of economic, political, and cultural domination? [more]

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We Were Eight Years in Power

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We Were Eight Years in Power

Ta-Nehisi Coates

History; History of the Americas; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Politics & government

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Coates presents an annotated collection of new and previously published essays on the Obama era, including an interview with... [more]

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The Formula: The Science Behind Why People Succeed or Fail

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The Formula: The Science Behind Why People Succeed or Fail

Albert-Laszlo Barabasi

Psychology; Cognitivism, cognitive theory; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology

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The world's leading expert in networks and complexity uses powerful storytelling and big data to reveal the universal laws... [more]

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Fed Up: Navigating and redefining emotional labour for good

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Fed Up: Navigating and redefining emotional labour for good

Gemma Hartley

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women

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A ground-breaking exploration of feminism's most buzzy topic. [more]

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The Glorious Art of Peace: Paths to Peace in a New Age of War

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The Glorious Art of Peace: Paths to Peace in a New Age of War

John Gittings

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; General & world history; International relations; Political activism; Other warfare & defence issues

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A ground-breaking history of the arts of peace, from Confucius and Ancient Greece through to the 21st century, opening an... [more]

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Inside Family Law: Conversations from the Coalface

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Inside Family Law: Conversations from the Coalface

Zoe Durand

Family law: marriage & divorce; Family law: children

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For someone navigating the Family Law system after a relationship breakdown, its complex processes, jargon and unfamiliar... [more]

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Shame: Free Yourself, Find Joy, and Build True Self-Esteem

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Shame: Free Yourself, Find Joy, and Build True Self-Esteem

Joseph Burgo

Psychology; Perception; Health & Self-Help; Coping with personal problems; Self-help & personal development

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An intimate look at the full spectrum of shame - often masked by addiction, promiscuity, perfectionism, self-loathing, or... [more]

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Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics

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Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American...

Lawrence O'Donnell

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Elections & referenda; Political leaders & leadership

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From the host of MSNBC's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell comes an important and enthralling new account of the 1968... [more]

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The Chaser and Shovel Annual 2018

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The Chaser and Shovel Annual 2018

The Chaser

Fiction & Literature; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Humour; Advocate - Today's World

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It was the year that our Deputy Prime Minister confessed he'd been drunk for the past three years, our biggest bank admitted... [more]

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Seeking Justice in Cambodia: Human Rights Defenders Speak Out

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Seeking Justice in Cambodia: Human Rights Defenders Speak Out

Sue Coffey

History; Social issues & processes; Ethnic studies; Human rights

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Tells the powerful stories of the original founders of Cambodian human rights organisations and the younger generation of... [more]

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Artifictional Intelligence: Against Humanity's Surrender to Computers

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Artifictional Intelligence: Against Humanity's Surrender to Computers

Harry Collins

Society & Social Sciences; Artificial intelligence

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Startling successes in machine intelligence using 'deep learning' have dramatically raised the stakes in the rise of AI. However,... [more]

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Christmas: A Biography

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Christmas: A Biography

Judith Flanders

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; History of ideas; Sociology: customs & traditions

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The acclaimed author of The Victorian House and The Victorian City tells the story of the celebration of Christmas, from mummers'... [more]

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Enemies and Neighbours: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017

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Enemies and Neighbours: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017...

Ian Black

History; Middle Eastern history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Geopolitics

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Ever since the Ottoman Empire was defeated and British colonial rule began in 1917, Jews and Arabs have struggled for control... [more]

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Stalin, Vol. II: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941

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Stalin, Vol. II: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941

Stephen Kotkin

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Marxism & Communism; Political leaders & leadership; Political structures: totalitarianism & dictatorship

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Building and running a dictatorship, with power of life or death over hundreds of millions, in conditions of capitalist self-encirclement,... [more]

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape

Sohaila Abdulali

Society & Social Sciences; Sexual abuse & harassment

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In the tradition of Rebecca Solnit, a beautifully written, deeply intelligent, searingly honest-and ultimately hopeful-examination... [more]

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The Conversation Yearbook 2018: 50 standout articles from Australia's top thinkers

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The Conversation Yearbook 2018: 50 standout articles from Australia's top...

John Watson

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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Australia's leading thinkers give their robust opinion on the arguments and issues that fuelled public debate in 2018. This... [more]

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Gorbachev: The Man and His Era

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Gorbachev: The Man and His Era

Prof. William Taubman

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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The definitive volume on one of the most important and controversial figures of the 20th century, a man who almost singlehandedly... [more]

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Before the Pyramids

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Before the Pyramids

Christopher Knight, Alan Butler

Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Mind, Body, Spirit

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In their bestselling book Civilization One, the authors provided evidence for a prehistoric measuring system that indicated... [more]

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Opening the Doors of Perception

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Opening the Doors of Perception

Anthony Peake, Anthony Peake

Philosophy; Philosophy of mind; Cognition & cognitive psychology

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WHAT EXACTLY ARE HALLUCINATIONS? ARE THEY ACTUALLY DOORS TO ANOTHER REALITY? [more]

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The Aesthetics of Degradation

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The Aesthetics of Degradation

Adrian Nathan West

Society & Social Sciences; Ethical issues: pornography & obscenity

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

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Under My Thumb: Songs that hate women and the women who love them

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Under My Thumb: Songs that hate women and the women who love them

Rhian Jones, Eli Davis

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Rock & Pop music; Popular culture; Feminism & feminist theory

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Women write about their experiences of loving music that doesn't love them back - a feminist guilty pleasure. [more]

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Anti-Politics: On the Demonization of Ideology, Authority and the State

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Anti-Politics: On the Demonization of Ideology, Authority and the State...

Eliane Glaser

Politics & government; Political science & theory

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

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Black Tudors: The Untold Story

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Black Tudors: The Untold Story

Miranda Kaufmann

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

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A transformative history - in Tudor times there were Africans living and working in Britain, and they were free [more]

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The Splintered Empires: The Eastern Front 1917-21

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The Splintered Empires: The Eastern Front 1917-21

Prit Buttar

History; First World War; Warfare & defence

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At the beginning of 1917, the three empires fighting on the Eastern Front were reaching their breaking points, but none was... [more]

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