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Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth

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Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country...

Sarah Smarsh

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Poverty & unemployment; Social classes; Rural communities; Advocate - Biography

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Heartland reveals one woman's experience of working-class poverty in America with an eye-opening and topical personal story.... [more]

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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth

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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality,...

Michio Kaku

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space; Advocate - Science

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Human civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth. More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity - whether... [more]

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The Skripal Files: The Life and Near Death of a Russian Spy

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The Skripal Files: The Life and Near Death of a Russian Spy

Mark Urban

Biography: historical, political & military; True crime; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - History

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From the heart of the cold war to the current hostilities between Russia and the West, this is the definitive account of the... [more]

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Trigger Warnings: Political Correctness and the Rise of the Right

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Trigger Warnings: Political Correctness and the Rise of the Right

Jeff Sparrow

Social & political philosophy; Political correctness; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership; Public opinion & polls; Advocate - Politics

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Donald Trump is the Thing-that-should-not-be. [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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Dangerous Ideas About Mothers

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Dangerous Ideas About Mothers

Camilla Nelson, Rachel Robertson

Prose: non-fiction; Society & Social Sciences; Advocate - Today's World

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

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Boys Will be Boys: Power, Patriarchy and the Toxic Bonds of Mateship

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Boys Will be Boys: Power, Patriarchy and the Toxic Bonds of Mateship

Clementine Ford

Society & Social Sciences; Violence in society; Gender studies: men; Advocate - Today's World

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'Everyone's afraid that their daughters might be hurt. No one seems to be scared that their sons might be the ones to do it...... [more]

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Secret Service Brainteasers: Over 100 Codebreaking Puzzles Inspired by Britain's Espionage Masterminds

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Secret Service Brainteasers: Over 100 Codebreaking Puzzles Inspired by Britain's...

Sinclair McKay

Espionage & secret services; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Trivia & quiz question books; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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Pit your wits against the greatest minds of our time with brain bogglers, puzzles and hidden codes inspired by the secret... [more]

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Lady Death: The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper

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Lady Death: The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper

Lyudmila Pavlichenko

Memoirs; History; European history; Second World War; Special & elite forces; Advocate - History

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First-person account written by one World War II's top ten snipers [more]

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The Arsonist: A Mind on Fire

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The Arsonist: A Mind on Fire

Chloe Hooper

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology; Criminal or forensic psychology

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On the scorching February day in 2009 that became known as Black Saturday, a man lit two fires in Victoria&rsquo;s Latrobe... [more]

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Yuval Noah Harari

Classical history & classical civilisation; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology

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**FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER SAPIENS**Yuval Noah Harari returns in August 2018 with a new book, 21 Lessons... [more]

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

James Holland

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

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It took one week for the Allies to ensure control of the war in the air. Officially known as Operation Argument, the third... [more]

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

Andrew Roberts

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Biography

Hardback

Winston Churchill dominates our view of the history of Britain in the twentieth... [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; Advocate - Politics

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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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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory...

Nathaniel Philbrick

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Warfare & defence

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<strong>The thrilling story of the Revolutionary War finale from the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of... [more]

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The Briefing

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The Briefing

Sean Spicer

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Political campaigning & advertising

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The Briefing taps into Spicer's first-hand experience in the front row of the Trump campaign and presidency, shedding new... [more]

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military...

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Avis Lang

Theory of warfare & military science; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astrophysics; Advocate - Science

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An exploration of the age-old complicity between sky watchers and war fighters, from the best-selling author of Astrophysics... [more]

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Speaking Up

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Speaking Up

Gillian Triggs

Biography; Autobiography: general; Human rights; Advocate - Australian Biography; Advocate - Australian Fiction

Hardback

As president of the Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs advocated for the disempowered, the disenfranchised, the marginalised.... [more]

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Like a Thief in Broad Daylight: Power in the Era of Post-Human Capitalism

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Like a Thief in Broad Daylight: Power in the Era of Post-Human Capitalism...

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Political science & theory; Impact of science & technology on society; Advocate - Philosophy

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In recent years, techno-scientific progress has started to utterly transform our world - changing it almost beyond recognition.... [more]

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The Perils of Perception: Why We're Wrong About Nearly Everything

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The Perils of Perception: Why We're Wrong About Nearly Everything

Bobby Duffy

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Advocate - Today's World

Hardback

A ground-breaking exploration of our ignorance - informed by several exclusive studies across over 40 countries [more]

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Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict That Made the Modern World

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Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict...

Andrew Lambert

History; General & world history; Military history; Political science & theory; Naval forces & warfare; Economic history

Hardback

One of the most eminent historians of our age investigates the extraordinary success of five small maritime states [more]

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The Secret World: A History of Intelligence

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The Secret World: A History of Intelligence

Christopher Andrew

History; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

The first-ever detailed, comprehensive history of intelligence, from Moses and Sun Tzu to the present day [more]

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From the Edge: Australia's Lost Histories

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From the Edge: Australia's Lost Histories

Mark McKenna

History; Indigenous peoples

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Offers an imaginative and original new telling of modern Australia through the history and stories of ten places, all revisited... [more]

$34.99

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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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The Beach: An Australian Passion

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The Beach: An Australian Passion

Robert Drewe

History; Popular culture

Hardback

<p>From an Indigenous food source to a hedonistic playground, the beach has long been a national obsession. Robert Drewe‚??s... [more]

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