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On Eating Meat: The Truth About its Production and the Ethics of Eating it

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On Eating Meat: The Truth About its Production and the Ethics of Eating...

Matthew Evans

Society & Social Sciences; Ethical issues & debates; Animal husbandry; Cookery, food & drink; Advocate - Today's World

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Challenges both vegans and carnivores in the battle for a new ethics of eating. [more]

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Born at the Right Time: A Memoir

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Born at the Right Time: A Memoir

Ron McCallum

Biography; Autobiography: general; Disability: social aspects; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Ron McCallum has been blind from birth. When he was a child, many blind people spent their lives making baskets in sheltered... [more]

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Monash and Chauvel: How Australia's Two Greatest Generals Changed the Course of World History

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Monash and Chauvel: How Australia's Two Greatest Generals Changed the Course...

Roland Perry

History; General & world history; First World War; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

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Monash and Chauvel is a gripping narrative history that follows the extraordinary campaigns of the two most outstanding battlefield... [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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The Prosperity Gospel: How Scott Morrison Won and Bill Shorten Lost: Quarterly Essay 74

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The Prosperity Gospel: How Scott Morrison Won and Bill Shorten Lost: Quarterly...

Erik Jensen

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

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What went wrong for Labor and how did Scott Morrison achieve his remarkable victory? In this dazzling report from the campaign... [more]

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Never Enough: The neuroscience and experience of addiction

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Never Enough: The neuroscience and experience of addiction

Judith Grisel

Memoirs; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Psychology; Neurosciences; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse

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From a renowned behavioural neuroscientist and recovering addict, a rare, page-turning work of science that draws on personal... [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

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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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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

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A brash, enlightening... [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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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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I Spy: My Life in MI5

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I Spy: My Life in MI5

Tom Marcus

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Espionage & secret services

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The explosive true story of life in MI5 from the number one bestselling author of Soldier Spy, Tom Marcus. [more]

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

Jordan Peterson

Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Clinical psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology

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Jordan Peterson's work as a clinical psychologist has reshaped the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become... [more]

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Everything Is F*cked: A Book About Hope

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Everything Is F*cked: A Book About Hope

Mark Manson

Psychology; Self-help & personal development

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He openly defies our definitions of faith, happiness, freedom-and even of... [more]

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Andrew Bolt, the Far Right and the First Nations: Deconstructing a demagogue

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Andrew Bolt, the Far Right and the First Nations: Deconstructing a demagogue...

Steve Mickler

History; Politics & government

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The rights of First Nations peoples are `racist', left-wing activists are `fascists' and immigration has become tantamount... [more]

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The Farm

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The Farm

Joanne Ramos

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Sociology: family & relationships; Psychology

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Life is a lucrative business, as long as you play by the rules...<br /><br... [more]

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Social impact of disasters; Nuclear issues

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On the morning of 26 April 1986 Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in history- the explosion of a reactor at the... [more]

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Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

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Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

Jared Diamond

History; General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political science & theory; Geopolitics

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In his landmark international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond transformed our understanding... [more]

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Couchsurfing in Russia: Friendships and Misadventures Behind Putin's Curtain

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Couchsurfing in Russia: Friendships and Misadventures Behind Putin's Curtain...

Stephan Orth

Memoirs; History; Society & culture: general; Travel writing

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'In the late summer of 2016,' writes award-winning travel writer Stephan Orth, 'a journey to Russia feels like visiting enemy... [more]

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The Russia Anxiety: And How History Can Resolve It

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The Russia Anxiety: And How History Can Resolve It

Mark B. Smith

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Russian Revolution; The Cold War; International relations; Advocate - History

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Russia is an exceptional country, the biggest in the world. It is both European and exotic, powerful and weak, brilliant and... [more]

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Queens of the Kingdom: The Women of Saudi Arabia Speak

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Queens of the Kingdom: The Women of Saudi Arabia Speak

Nicola Sutcliff

History; Gender studies: women

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An authentic and eye-opening collection of interviews with 30 women from all walks of life in Saudi Arabia. At a time when... [more]

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White

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White

Bret Easton Ellis

Biography; Literary essays; Popular culture; Political correctness

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Combining personal reflection and social observation, White is the first work of nonfiction work from Bret Easton Ellis, the... [more]

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