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The Most Fun We Ever Had

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The Most Fun We Ever Had

Claire Lombardo

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Sagas; Sociology: family & relationships; Adoption; Local interest, family history & nostalgia

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'Lombardo's impressive debut is a gripping and poignant ode to a messy, loving family in all its glory. She juggles a huge... [more]

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Unsolved Australia: Lost Boys, Gone Girls

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Unsolved Australia: Lost Boys, Gone Girls

Justine Ford

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

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Australia's dark heart is explored through 13 mysterious missing person cases. [more]

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Heal: 101 Simple Ways to Improve Your Health in a Modern World

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Heal: 101 Simple Ways to Improve Your Health in a Modern World

Pete Evans

Psychology; Popular medicine & health; Self-help & personal development

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Take charge of your life with these 101 simple, practical ways to be healthier and happier in today's world. [more]

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Surge

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Surge

Jay Bernard

Poetry; Poetry by individual poets; Social discrimination

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*Winner of the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry 2018*Jay Bernard's extraordinary debut is a fearlessly original exploration... [more]

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The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House

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The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House

Ben Rhodes

Memoirs; History; Political leaders & leadership

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The other is Ben Rhodes. For nearly ten years, Ben Rhodes was at the centre of the Obama Administration - first as a speechwriter,... [more]

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More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say)

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More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say)...

Elaine Welteroth

Biography; Memoirs; Political activism; Press & journalism

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In this part-manifesto, part-memoir, the revolutionary editor who infused social consciousness into the pages of Teen Vogue... [more]

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The Worst Is Yet To Come: A Post-Capitalist Survival Guide

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The Worst Is Yet To Come: A Post-Capitalist Survival Guide

Peter Fleming

Society & Social Sciences; Social forecasting, future studies; Political ideologies; Political economy

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Capitalism is about to commit suicide and is threatening to take us down with it. But will it give way to a grand social utopia... [more]

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Never Enough: The neuroscience and experience of addiction

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Never Enough: The neuroscience and experience of addiction

Judith Grisel

Memoirs; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Psychology; Neurosciences; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse

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From a renowned behavioural neuroscientist and recovering addict, a rare, page-turning work of science that draws on personal... [more]

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Macedonian Phalangite vs Persian Warrior: Alexander confronts the Achaemenids, 334-331 BC

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Macedonian Phalangite vs Persian Warrior: Alexander confronts the Achaemenids,...

Murray Dahm

History; Asian history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; War & defence operations

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In August 334 BC, Alexander the Great invaded the Persian Empire and systematically set about its conquest. At the core of... [more]

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Blue Sky Mind: The Art of Meditation

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Blue Sky Mind: The Art of Meditation

Ian Gawler

Psychology; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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Your mind has two aspects. Maybe you are only familiar with one - the active thinking mind with all its attendant emotions.... [more]

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The Rites of Passage (Second Edition)

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The Rites of Passage (Second Edition)

Arnold Van Gennep

Comparative religion; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies

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Folklorist Arnold van Gennep's masterwork, The Rites of Passage, has been a staple of anthropological education for more than... [more]

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The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes to Smith

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The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes...

Paul Sagar

European history; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

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How David Hume and Adam Smith forged a new way of thinking about the modern state What is the modern state? Conspicuously... [more]

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Bible Nation: The United States of Hobby Lobby

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Bible Nation: The United States of Hobby Lobby

Candida R. Moss, Joel S. Baden

History; Protestantism & Protestant Churches; Criticism & exegesis of sacred texts; Political science & theory

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How the billionaire owners of Hobby Lobby are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to make America a Bible nation The... [more]

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Psychology: A Manifesto for Reforming the Culture of Scientific Practice

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Psychology: A Manifesto for Reforming the Culture...

Chris Chambers

Psychology; Cognitivism, cognitive theory; Psychological methodology; Philosophy of science; Scientific standards

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Why psychology is in peril as a scientific discipline-and how to save it Psychological science has made extraordinary discoveries... [more]

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This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook

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This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook

Extinction Rebellion

Political activism; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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Now or never, we need to be radical. We need to rise up. And we need to... [more]

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Challenging Early Learning: Helping Young Children Learn How to Learn

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Challenging Early Learning: Helping Young Children Learn How to Learn

James Nottingham, Jill Nottingham

Educational psychology; Pre-school & kindergarten; Primary & middle schools; Teaching of a specific subject; Study & learning skills: general; Health & Self-Help

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What are the goals of Early Years education? A lot of people ask this question and receive answers ranging from keeping children... [more]

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Becoming Beauvoir: A Life

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Becoming Beauvoir: A Life

Kate Kirkpatrick (King's College London, UK)

Biography; Biography: literary; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Popular philosophy; Feminism & feminist theory

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One is not born a woman, but becomes one , Simone de Beauvoir A symbol of liberated womanhood, Simone de Beauvoir's unconventional... [more]

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The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast

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The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast

Michael Scott Moore

Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Religion & politics; Human rights

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With echoes of Catch-22 and Black Hawk Down, author and former hostage Michael Scott Moore masterfully walks a fine line between... [more]

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The Spy in Moscow Station: A Counterspy's Hunt for a Deadly Cold War Threat

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The Spy in Moscow Station: A Counterspy's Hunt for a Deadly Cold War Threat...

Eric Haseltine

True war & combat stories; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

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The thrilling, true, cold-war era story of counterespionage in Moscow and the clandestine eavesdropping arms race. [more]

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Visible Learning Insights

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Visible Learning Insights

John Hattie (University of Melbourne, Australia), Klaus Zierer (University of Augsburg, Germany)

Educational psychology; Organisation & management of education; Primary & middle schools; Secondary schools; Teacher training

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Visible Learning Insights presents a fascinating `inside view' of the ground-breaking research of John Hattie. Together, the... [more]

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Lawyers in Australia

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Lawyers in Australia

John Littrich, Karina Murray

Legal profession: general

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Lawyers in Australia is a wide-ranging and detailed examination of the legal profession and its ethical framework. It contextualises... [more]

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Soccerwomen: The Icons, Rebels, Stars, and Trailblazers Who Transformed the Beautiful Game

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Soccerwomen: The Icons, Rebels, Stars, and Trailblazers Who Transformed...

Gemma Clarke

Biography: sport; Gender studies: women; Sports & outdoor recreation; Football (Soccer, Association football)

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Bold and inspiring profiles of the pioneers, champions and future heroines of women's soccer around the world. [more]

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The AI Does Not Hate You: Superintelligence, Rationality and the Race to Save the World

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The AI Does Not Hate You: Superintelligence, Rationality and the Race to...

Tom Chivers

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

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A Jon Ronson-esque deep-dive into the weird and wonderful world of Artificial Intelligence [more]

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A Monk's Guide to Happiness: Meditation in the 21st century

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A Monk's Guide to Happiness: Meditation in the 21st century

Gelong Thubten

Psychology; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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A guide to meditation and mindfulness written by Buddhist monk Gelong Thubten. [more]

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Shortest Way Home: One mayor's challenge and a model for America's future

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Shortest Way Home: One mayor's challenge and a model for America's future...

Pete Buttigieg

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership; Regional government

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'The best American political biography since Obama's Dreams from My Father' Guardian NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A mayor's... [more]

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