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Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change

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Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate...

Ashley Dawson

Urban communities; Mathematics & Sciences

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A cutting exploration of how cities drive climate change while being on the frontlines of the coming climate crisis [more]

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A World Without Whom: The Essential Guide to Language in the Buzzfeed Age

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A World Without Whom: The Essential Guide to Language in the Buzzfeed Age...

Emmy J. Favilla

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Usage & grammar guides; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Writing & editing guides; Reference; Popular culture

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[A] provocative and jaunty romp through the dos and don''ts of writing for the internet (NYT) - the practical, the playful,... [more]

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Kulikovo 1380: The battle that made Russia

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Kulikovo 1380: The battle that made Russia

Mark Galeotti

History; European history; Medieval history; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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The 14th-century Mongol conquest of the Rus' - the principalities of Russia - was devastating and decisive. Cities were lain... [more]

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Japan 1944-45: LeMay's B-29 strategic bombing campaign

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Japan 1944-45: LeMay's B-29 strategic bombing campaign

Mark Lardas

History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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The air campaign that incinerated Japan's cities was the first and only time that independent air power has won a war.<br... [more]

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Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America

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Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America

Beth Macy

History; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects

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A portrait of the devastating opioid crisis in America from a New York Times bestselling author and journalist who has lived... [more]

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Improvement

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Improvement

Joan Silber

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Organised crime; Family & relationships

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A bold and piercing novel about a young single mother, her eccentric aunt and the decisions they make that have unexpected... [more]

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Choice Words: A Collection of Writing About Abortion

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Choice Words: A Collection of Writing About Abortion

Louise Swinn

Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Ethical issues: abortion & birth control; Gender studies: women

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Choice Words: A collection of writing about abortion is a cri de coeur; a passionate appeal from writers, thinkers, musicians,... [more]

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The Alignment Premium: Benchmarking Australia's Student Achievement, Professional Autonomy and System Adaptivity

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The Alignment Premium: Benchmarking Australia's Student Achievement, Professional...

Brian J. Caldwell

Education

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It is time for a new narrative on schools in Australia. The Alignment Premium proposes its major features. Analysis of approaches... [more]

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'I'm the Principal': Principal Learning, Action, Influence and Identity

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'I'm the Principal': Principal Learning, Action, Influence and Identity...

Stephen Dinham, Kerry Elliott, Louise Rennie, Helen Stokes

Organisation & management of education; Schools

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The I'm the Principal project utilised the Australian Professional Standard for Principals as a framework to consider key... [more]

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Enough as She Is: How to Help Girls Move Beyond Impossible Standards of Success to Live Healthy, Happy, and Fulfilling Lives

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Enough as She Is: How to Help Girls Move Beyond Impossible Standards of...

Rachel Simmons

Gender studies: women; Health & Self-Help; Advice on parenting; Teenagers: advice for parents

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Offers advice to help parents guide teenage girls to recognize and reject perfectionist messages that lead to self-doubt,... [more]

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Paper Emperors: The rise of Australia's newspaper empires

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Paper Emperors: The rise of Australia's newspaper empires

Sally Young

History; Media studies; Press & journalism

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Reveals who owned Australia's newspapers and how they used them to wield political power. A corporate and political history... [more]

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A History of Tokyo 1867-1989: From EDO to SHOWA: The Emergence of the World's Greatest City

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A History of Tokyo 1867-1989: From EDO to SHOWA: The Emergence of the World's...

Edward Seidensticker, Donald Richie

History; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Urban communities

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This is a freaking great book and I highly recommend it if you are passionate about the history of 'the world's greatest city,'... [more]

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The Good University: What Universities Actually Do and Why it's Time for Change

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The Good University: What Universities Actually Do and Why it's Time for...

Raewyn Connell

History; Education

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The higher education industry is booming, with over 100 million students worldwide and more funds flowing than ever before.... [more]

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Not a Hazardous Sport: Misadventures of an Anthropologist in Indonesia

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Not a Hazardous Sport: Misadventures of an Anthropologist in Indonesia

Nigel Barley

Social & cultural anthropology; Travel & holiday; Expeditions

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Not a Hazardous Sport provides a magnificent end to a trilogy of anthropological journeys that began with The Innocent Anthropologist... [more]

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Finding Resilience: Change and Uncertainty in Nature and Society

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Finding Resilience: Change and Uncertainty in Nature and Society

Brian Walker

Social impact of disasters; Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues

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An analysis of how ecosystems, societies and people cope with disturbance and adversity. [more]

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Nine Lives

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Nine Lives

Alan C Deere

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Air forces & warfare

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This is the autobiography of Alan Deere, New Zealand's most famous RAF pilot who saw action from the Munich Crisis to the... [more]

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There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years

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There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years

Mike Berners-Lee

Food & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Social impact of environmental issues; Sustainability; Environmental monitoring

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Escaping to Planet B to avoid environmental catastrophe is pure fantasy. This book is for anyone who yearns for a realistic... [more]

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When the Dogs Don't Bark: A Forensic Scientist's Search for the Truth

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When the Dogs Don't Bark: A Forensic Scientist's Search for the Truth

Angela Gallop

Biography; True crime; Forensic science; Criminal or forensic psychology

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Fragile Lives meets Kathy Reichs in this fascinating and compelling memoir by the UK's leading forensic scientist, Professor... [more]

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The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War

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The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War

Benn Steil

History; European history; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Central government policies; Political economy

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Traces the history of the Marshall Plan and the efforts to reconstruct western Europe as a bulwark against communist authoritarianism... [more]

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Stress-Proof: The ultimate guide to living a stress-free life

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Stress-Proof: The ultimate guide to living a stress-free life

Mithu Storoni

Psychology; Coping with anxiety & phobias; Coping with stress; Self-help & personal development

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Translating cutting-edge scientific research into applied lifestyle advice, Stress-Proof is the ultimate user's guide for... [more]

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Silliness: A serious history

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Silliness: A serious history

Peter Timms

Social & cultural history; Popular culture; Humour

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Silliness is to be savoured. It exposes the cracks in our reasoning, raising a gleeful 2-finger salute to convention and common... [more]

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The Book Business: What Everyone Needs to Know

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The Book Business: What Everyone Needs to Know

Mike Shatzkin , Robert Paris Riger

Communication studies; Economic history; Publishing industry; Information technology industries

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Many of us read books every day, either electronically or in print. We remember the books that shaped our ideas about the... [more]

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Working for the World: The Evolution of Australian Volunteers International

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Working for the World: The Evolution of Australian Volunteers International...

Peter Britton

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Non-governmental organisations (NGOs)

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Since 1951 thousands of volunteers from all over Australia have worked in developing countries across the world.<br /><br... [more]

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The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: The Memoirs of Bram Vanderstok

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The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: The Memoirs of Bram Vanderstok

Bram Van Der Stok

Memoirs; History; European history; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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I am one of those lucky ones who survived the war, and I can remember my emotional experiences, and those of my friends, as... [more]

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The Story of Sex: From Apes to Robots

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The Story of Sex: From Apes to Robots

Philippe Brenot, Laetitia Coryn

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Sex & sexuality, sex manuals; Popular psychology

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Sex is everywhere, yet how many of us truly understand it?<br /><br />Our... [more]

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