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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944: The Sunday Times No 1 Bestseller

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944: The Sunday Times No 1 Bestseller...

Antony Beevor

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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On 17 September 1944, General Kurt Student, the founder of Nazi Germany's parachute forces, heard the growing roar of aero... [more]

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Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

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Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

Bill McKibben

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues

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The most urgent call-to-arms yet for us to solve climate change, from one of the world's most influential and respected environmental... [more]

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Australia Fair: Listening to the Nation:  Quarterly Essay 73

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Australia Fair: Listening to the Nation: Quarterly Essay 73

Rebecca Huntley

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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What do Australians want most from their next government? In this vivid, grounded, surprising essay, Rebecca Huntley listens... [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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The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

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The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

Michael Lewis

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Political structures: democracy

Hardback

What are the consequences if the people given control over our government have no idea how it works? Stay tuned.<br /><br... [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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China and the EU in Context: Insights for Business and Investors

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China and the EU in Context: Insights for Business and Investors

Kerry Brown

Politics & government; Economics; Investment & securities; International business

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Brings together the research of world-class commentators on China from across Europe to explore the policy aspects of the... [more]

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Biased: The New Science of Race and Inequality

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Biased: The New Science of Race and Inequality

Jennifer Eberhardt

Society & Social Sciences; Society & culture: general; Popular psychology; Advocate - Economics & Business

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`Jennifer Eberhardt gives us the opportunity to talk about race in new ways, ultimately transforming our thinking about ourselves... [more]

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Genesis: On the Deep Origin of Societies

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Genesis: On the Deep Origin of Societies

Edward O. Wilson

Social groups; Social & cultural anthropology; Social, group or collective psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Advocate - Science

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Asserting that religious creeds and philosophical questions can be reduced to purely genetic and evolutionary components,... [more]

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Rebel Women Who Changed Australia

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Rebel Women Who Changed Australia

Susanna De Vries

Biography; Gender studies: women

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Visionaries, pioneers, activists and artists - women who made a difference to Australia An updated and condensed edition... [more]

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Spring

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Spring

Ali Smith

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Political activism; Advocate - Fiction

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Spring will come. The leaves on its trees will open after blossom. Before it arrives, a hundred years of empire-making. The... [more]

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Growing Up African in Australia

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Growing Up African in Australia

Maxine Beneba Clarke

Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Black & Asian studies; Advocate - Today's World

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People of African descent have been in Australia for at least 200 years, yet their stories are largely missing from Australian... [more]

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The People vs The Banks

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The People vs The Banks

Michael Roddan

History; Corporate crime; Banking; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

The banking royal commission has put the financial sector on trial and exposed its self-interest, corruption and excess. The... [more]

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Notes on a Nervous Planet

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Notes on a Nervous Planet

Matt Haig

Memoirs; Psychology; Coping with illness; Coping with anxiety & phobias; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

The follow-up to the number one Sunday Times bestseller Reasons to Stay Alive [more]

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The Chaser Quarterly #15: The Official 2019 Election Guide

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The Chaser Quarterly #15: The Official 2019 Election Guide

The Chaser

Fiction & Literature; Elections & referenda; Humour

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Know your electorate. All the other guides will tell you the swings and demographics of the seats. Only The Chaser tells you... [more]

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World War Noir: Sydney's unpatriotic war

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World War Noir: Sydney's unpatriotic war

Michael Duffy, Nick Hordern

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Social & cultural history; Crime & criminology; Advocate - History

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It seems that not even world war could stop crime in Sydney. In fact, World War Noir confirms that war and crime - in the... [more]

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Advancing Australia: Ideas for a Better Country

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Advancing Australia: Ideas for a Better Country

John Watson, Amanda Dunn

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

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Politics in Australia is in a dire state. We have the diagnosis, but what's the cure? In this collection of essays, the country's... [more]

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy, Virginia Hall

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy,...

Sonia Purnell

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - Biography

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The incredible untold story of Virginia Hall, an American woman with a wooden leg who infiltrated Occupied France for the... [more]

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Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are Better Than You Think

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Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are...

Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling, Anna Rosling Ronnlund

Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Business & Economics; Economics; Advocate - Economics & Business

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'A hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases.' BARACK OBAMA... [more]

$22.99

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Wordy

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Wordy

Simon Schama

Literary essays; General & world history; Society & Social Sciences

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A wide-ranging collection of essays written by the award-winning writer and historian over his forty-year career, chosen by... [more]

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An Irresistible Force: How Caroline Chisholm Helped Shape a Nation

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An Irresistible Force: How Caroline Chisholm Helped Shape a Nation

Sarah Goldman

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Sociology: work & labour; Human rights; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

A fresh, spirited and engaging biography of a fascinating and influential woman who was absolutely instrumental in shaping... [more]

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The Death of Democracy

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The Death of Democracy

Benjamin Carter Hett

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Fascism & Nazism; Political structure & processes

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*A TIMES AND TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR*WHAT CAUSED THE FALL OF THE MOST PROGRESSIVE GOVERNMENT IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY EUROPE,... [more]

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Risk assessment; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Macroeconomics; Management: leadership & motivation; Popular psychology

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Why should we never listen to people who explain rather than do? Why do companies go bust? How is it that we have more slaves... [more]

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Practice: Journalism, essays and criticism

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Practice: Journalism, essays and criticism

Guy Rundle

Reportage & collected journalism; History; Society & culture: general

Paperback

Known for his wild wit and irreverent commentary, Guy Rundle is one of Australia's... [more]

$32.99

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