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Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

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Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

Stephen Fry

Poetry by individual poets; Myth & legend told as fiction; History; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends; Advocate - Religion

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Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted... [more]

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Plots and Prayers: Malcolm Turnbull's Demise and Scott Morrison's Ascension

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Plots and Prayers: Malcolm Turnbull's Demise and Scott Morrison's Ascension...

Niki Savva

History; Political leaders & leadership; Political parties; Advocate - Politics; Advocate - Today's World

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In an enthralling sequel to her bestselling <strong>The Road to Ruin</strong>, Niki Savva reveals the inside story of a bungled... [more]

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Dangerous Ideas About Mothers

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Dangerous Ideas About Mothers

Camilla Nelson, Rachel Robertson

Prose: non-fiction; Society & Social Sciences

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What's behind the rise of the mummy bullies?<br /><br />Coerced by the media,... [more]

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Protocols in the Classroom: Tools to Help Students Read, Write, Think, and Collaborate

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Protocols in the Classroom: Tools to Help Students Read, Write, Think, and...

David Allen, Tina Blythe, Alan Dichter, Terra Lynch

Secondary schools; Teaching skills & techniques

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Provides teachers with the tools to use discussion protocols to support students in developing crucial skills as readers,... [more]

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Blue Collar Frayed: Working Men in Tomorrow's Economy

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Blue Collar Frayed: Working Men in Tomorrow's Economy

Jennifer Rayner

Society & Social Sciences; Social issues & processes; Sociology: work & labour

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Jennifer Rayner knows a thing or two about blue-collar blokes. Her brother, her dad and her grandfather all make a living... [more]

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Symphony of Seduction: The Great Love Stories of Classical Composers

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Symphony of Seduction: The Great Love Stories of Classical Composers

Christopher Lawrence

Music; Western "classical" music; Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830); 20th century & contemporary classical music; Popular culture

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Love-crazed geniuses, a killer soundtrack and a garnish of imagined pillow talk - here are the real love stories of the great... [more]

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The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World

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The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the...

Jeff Goodell

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

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A deeply reported look at how water is pouring into our cities via the global crisis of rising sea levels [more]

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This Time: Australia's Republican Past and Future

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This Time: Australia's Republican Past and Future

Benjamin T. Jones

History; Political structure & processes

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In This Time, Benjamin T. Jones charts a path to an independent future. He reveals the fascinating early history of the Australian... [more]

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It's Alive!: Artificial Intelligence from the Logic Piano to Killer Robots

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It's Alive!: Artificial Intelligence from the Logic Piano to Killer Robots...

Toby Walsh

Cultural studies; Artificial intelligence

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There are few other human inventions that are likely to have as large an impact on our lives as machines that can think .... [more]

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The Unwomanly Face of War

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The Unwomanly Face of War

Svetlana Alexievich

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Second World War; Gender studies: women

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The long-awaited translation of the classic oral history of Soviet women's experiences in the Second World War - from the... [more]

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Indigenous Literacy Foundation: Donation

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Indigenous Literacy Foundation: Donation

Proudly supported by Abbey's Bookshop

Indigenous peoples; Stationery items

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Simply add this to your order to help close the literacy gap. [more]

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Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality

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Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality

Ziauddin Yousafzai, Louise Carpenter

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Gender studies: women; Human rights; Advocate - Biography

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In this intimate and extraordinary memoir, Ziauddin Yousafzai, the father of Malala, gives a moving account of fatherhood... [more]

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The Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory

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The Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory

Corey White

Biography; Autobiography: general; Child abuse; Adoption & fostering; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Corey White was a golden child. He knew this because his father would hit his mother and his sisters but not him. And his... [more]

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Our Sphere of Influence: Rivalry in the Pacific: Australian Foreign Affairs Issue 6

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Our Sphere of Influence: Rivalry in the Pacific: Australian Foreign Affairs...

Jonathan Pearlman

History; International relations; Finance; Business strategy; Advocate - Today's World

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The uncomfortable reality is that preserving an exclusive sphere of influence in the South Pacific is not going to be possible... [more]

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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers

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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers...

Tim Bowden

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military life & institutions; Advocate - History

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With a reputation for being hard to discipline, generosity to their comrades, frankness and sticking it up any sign of pomposity,... [more]

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Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

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Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

Interdisciplinary studies; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy of mind; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Advocate - History

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To imagine to see that which is not there is the startling ability that has fuelled human development and innovation through... [more]

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second World War

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second...

Alex Kershaw

History; European history; Second World War; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

Paperback

The New York Times bestselling author of The Liberator and Avenue of Spies returns with a thrilling, action-heavy account... [more]

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Use It or Lose It

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Use It or Lose It

Paul McIntyre

Psychology; Psychology of ageing; Health psychology; Family & health; Self-help & personal development

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In Use It or Lose It Paul McIntyre, host of ABC Radio's 'Medical Matters', sorts the fact from the fiction and reveals the... [more]

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The Sunday Story Club

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The Sunday Story Club

Doris Brett, Kerry Cue

Psychology; Coping with personal problems; Family & relationships

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Real-life tales from Australian women about love, loss, trauma and resilience. [more]

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Live Like A Stoic: 52 Exercises for Cultivating a Good Life

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Live Like A Stoic: 52 Exercises for Cultivating a Good Life

Massimo Pigliucci, Gregory Lopez

Philosophy; Psychology; Self-help & personal development; Advocate - Today's World

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The answers to our daily worries and anxieties - big or small - lie at the heart of Stoic philosophy. Live Like a Stoic is... [more]

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The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

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The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are...

Jonathan Haidt, Greg Lukianoff

History; Social, group or collective psychology; Moral & social purpose of education; Universities; Advocate - History

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First Amendment expert Lukianoff and social psychologist Haidt discuss the social trends stretching back to the 1980s that... [more]

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How to Defend Australia

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How to Defend Australia

Hugh White

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Warfare & defence; Advocate - Today's World

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Can Australia defend itself in the Asian century? How seriously ought we take the risk of war? Do we want to remain a middle... [more]

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A Wunch of Bankers: A year in the Hayne royal commission

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A Wunch of Bankers: A year in the Hayne royal commission

Daniel Ziffer

History; Criminal investigation & detection; Banking; Financial services industry; Banking law; Advocate - Today's World

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It was a complicated, galling, and gasp-inducing year at the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation... [more]

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The Good, the Bad and the Unlikely: Australia's Prime Ministers

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The Good, the Bad and the Unlikely: Australia's Prime Ministers

Mungo MacCallum

History; Politics & government; Advocate - Today's World

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Good drinkers, bad swimmers and unlikely heroes. Since Australia's birth in 1901, twenty - seven politicians have run the... [more]

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The Yield

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The Yield

Tara June Winch

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Indigenous peoples; Advocate - Australian Fiction

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The yield in English is the reaping, the things that man can take from the land. In the language of the Wiradjuri yield is... [more]

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