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Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language

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Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language

Amanda Montell

Language: reference & general; Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Advocate - Economics & Business

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A brash, enlightening... [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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On Borrowed Time

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On Borrowed Time

Robert Manne

Biography: general; Popular culture; Politics & government

Paperback

A stunning new collection of essays from Australia's leading public intellectual [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

Paperback

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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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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Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939

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Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939

Volker Ullrich

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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Originally published in Germany ... copyright 2013, S. Fischer Verlag GmbH, Frankfurt am Main --Title page verso. [more]

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Storm Over Leyte: The Philippine Invasion and the Destruction of the Japanese Navy

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Storm Over Leyte: The Philippine Invasion and the Destruction of the Japanese...

John Prados

History; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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As Allied ships prepared for the invasion of the Philippine island of Leyte, every available warship, submarine and airplane... [more]

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Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance in the Last Year of WWII

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Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance in the Last Year of WWII

Randall Hansen

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

'Hansen has done a fine job of rescuing from obscurity these few, morally hazy individuals, making decisions at the messy... [more]

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The Midas Touch: World Mythology in Bite-sized Chunks

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The Midas Touch: World Mythology in Bite-sized Chunks

Mark Daniels

Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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This fascinating introduction to the ancient legends will reintroduce readers to the cyclopes, Minotaur and centaurs of the... [more]

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Hitler

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Hitler

A. Wilson

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

From eminent biographer A.N. Wilson, an incisive, penetrating portrait of Adolf Hitler. [more]

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The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World

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The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World

Jamil Zaki

Psychology; Popular science; Popular psychology; Advocate - Today's World

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At the forefront of empathy research, Dr. Jamil Zaki has made an important discovery: empathy is flexible. [more]

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Siege: Trump Under Fire

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Siege: Trump Under Fire

Michael Wolff

History; Political leaders & leadership; Geopolitics

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Michael Wolff, author of the bombshell bestseller Fire and Fury, once again takes us inside the Trump presidency to reveal... [more]

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Tyrant: Shakespeare On Power

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Tyrant: Shakespeare On Power

Stephen Greenblatt

Shakespeare studies & criticism; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Paperback

'Brilliant' Sunday TimesHow does a truly disastrous leader - a sociopath, a demagogue, a tyrant - come to power? [more]

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On Freedom

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On Freedom

Tory Shepherd

Literary essays; History; Gender studies: women; Family & relationships; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

They're labelled as selfish, as deliberately barren , and sometimes as crazy old cat ladies, but increasingly women are choosing... [more]

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

Ben MacIntyre

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Military history; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - History

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On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a... [more]

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The Battle for Sky: The Murdochs, Disney, Comcast and the Future of Entertainment

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The Battle for Sky: The Murdochs, Disney, Comcast and the Future of Entertainment...

Christopher Williams

Society & Social Sciences; Entrepreneurship; Ownership & organisation of enterprises; Media, information & communication industries

Paperback

From perilous early years through clashes with the BBC and BT, not to mention the News Corporation bid for full control that... [more]

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The Courage to be Happy

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The Courage to be Happy

Ichiro Kishimi, Fumitake Koga

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

Paperback

This book is a compass. Navigate and discover along your path the courage... [more]

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The Rising Tide: Among the Islands and Atolls of the Pacific Ocean

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The Rising Tide: Among the Islands and Atolls of the Pacific Ocean

Tom Bamforth

Regional studies; History; Society & Social Sciences; Advocate - History

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An insightful account of the personal, societal and cultural experiences at the centre of the climate change crisis in the... [more]

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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

Greta Thunberg

Political activism; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Applied ecology; Global warming

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'Everything needs to change. And it has to start today' In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg,... [more]

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Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalisation of Love

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Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalisation of Love

Naomi Wolf

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Advocate - Economics & Business

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The bestselling author of Vagina illuminates a dramatic history - how a single English law in 1857 led to a maelstrom, with... [more]

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