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The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution

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The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution

Yuri Slezkine

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Russian Revolution; Marxism & Communism; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

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The epic story of an enormous Soviet apartment building where Communist true believers lived before their destruction The... [more]

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

Philippa Lang

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Modern science and its technology are the children of the seventeenth-century. Shedding fresh light on topics such as Euclid's... [more]

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

Robert Hutton

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Espionage & secret services

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Revealed for the first time, the astonishing story of the MI5 agent at the heart of Operation Fifth Column, the secret wartime... [more]

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Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations

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Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations...

Ronen Bergman

History; Middle Eastern history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - History

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A remarkable feat of fearless and responsible reporting . . . important, timely, and informative. John le Carre NEW YORK... [more]

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The Most Fun We Ever Had

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The Most Fun We Ever Had

Claire Lombardo

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Sagas; Sociology: family & relationships; Adoption; Local interest, family history & nostalgia; Advocate - Fiction

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'Lombardo's impressive debut is a gripping and poignant ode to a messy, loving family in all its glory. She juggles a huge... [more]

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The Geography of Thought: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently - and Why

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The Geography of Thought: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently -...

Richard E. Nisbett

Psychology; Cognition & cognitive psychology

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How people actually experience - and even see - the world differently, because of differing ecologies, social structures,... [more]

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The Man Inside...The Bloodiest Outbreak

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The Man Inside...The Bloodiest Outbreak

Graham Apthorpe

History; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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The War in the Pacific has turned; thousands of the previously invincible Japanese soldiers are now being captured in New... [more]

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Live a Little

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Live a Little

Howard Jacobson

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Adult & contemporary romance; Age groups: the elderly; Advocate - Fiction

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A wickedly observed novel about falling in love at the end of your life, by the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Finkler... [more]

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What We Really Do All Day: Insights from the Centre for Time Use Research

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What We Really Do All Day: Insights from the Centre for Time Use Research...

Jonathan Gershuny, Oriel Sullivan

Society & Social Sciences; Social theory; Sociology: work & labour; Sociology: sport & leisure; Time management

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Are we spending more time at work than we would have done fifty years ago? Are we sleeping less? How has the internet affected... [more]

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The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future

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The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future

Andrew Blum

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Weather; Advocate - Science

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The Weather Machine is about a miraculous-but-overlooked invention that helps us through our daily lives - and sometimes saves... [more]

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the...

Craig Unger

History; Organised crime; International relations; Political corruption

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House of Trump, House of Putin offers the first comprehensive investigation into the decades-long relationship among Donald... [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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Fake: A startling true story of love in a world of liars, cheats, narcissists, fantasists and phonies

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Fake: A startling true story of love in a world of liars, cheats, narcissists,...

Stephanie Wood

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Gender studies: men; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Women the world over are brought up to hope, even expect, to find the man of their dreams and live happily ever after. When... [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 Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

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The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

Harry Smith

Memoirs; History; Vietnam War; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

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On the afternoon of 18 August 1966, just five kilometres from the main Australian Task Force base at Nui Dat, a group of Viet... [more]

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Beyond A Boundary

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Beyond A Boundary

Cyril Lionel Robert James

Biography: general; Society & Social Sciences; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

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'To say the best cricket book ever written is piffingly inadequate praise' Guardian'Great claims have been made for [Beyond... [more]

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Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA and the Secret History of the Sixties

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Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA and the Secret History of the Sixties

Tom O'Neill, Dan Piepenbring

Biography; True crime; Conspiracy theories

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In those two dark nights in Los Angeles, O'Neill finds the story of California in the sixties: when charlatans mixed with... [more]

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A Stolen Life: The Bruce Trevorrow Case

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A Stolen Life: The Bruce Trevorrow Case

Antonio Buti

Biography: general; History; Indigenous peoples; Criminal justice law

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On Christmas Day 1957, Joe Trevorrow walked through the blistering heat to seek help for his sick baby boy. When relatives... [more]

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Lean Out: The Truth About Women, Power, And The Workplace

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Lean Out: The Truth About Women, Power, And The Workplace

Marissa Orr

Society & Social Sciences; Gender studies: women; Office & workplace

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Lean Out offers contrarian, often humorous insights to this critical global dialogue and provides a pathway for both individuals... [more]

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Wombat, Mudlark and Other Stories

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Wombat, Mudlark and Other Stories

Helen Milroy

Indigenous peoples; Children's & Educational; General fiction (Children's&YA)

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From a falling star to a lonely whale, an entertaining lizard to an enterprising penguin, these Indigenous stories are full... [more]

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The Heartland: finding and losing schizophrenia

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The Heartland: finding and losing schizophrenia

Nathan Filer

Illness & addiction: social aspects; Medicine; Clinical psychology; Coping with illness

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He also invites us to spend time with world-leading experts, and with some extraordinary people who share their own stories... [more]

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Recovering from Emotionally Immature Parents: Practical Tools to Establish Boundaries and Reclaim Your Emotional Autonomy

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Recovering from Emotionally Immature Parents: Practical Tools to Establish...

Lindsay C Gibson

Psychology; Intergenerational relationships

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Drawing on the success of her popular self-help book, Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents, author Lindsay Gibson... [more]

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The Ungrateful Refugee

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The Ungrateful Refugee

Dina Nayeri

Memoirs; Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Refugees & political asylum; Social discrimination

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A timely, provocative and agenda-setting examination of the refugee experience [more]

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Mind Kind: Your Child's Mental Health

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Mind Kind: Your Child's Mental Health

Joanna North

Child & developmental psychology; Health & Self-Help; Advice on parenting

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Parents feeling lost or overwhelmed will appreciate these clear, values-based strategies to raise healthy minds. Research... [more]

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Gender Violence in Australia: Historical Perspectives

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Gender Violence in Australia: Historical Perspectives

Alana Piper, Ana Stevenson

History; Gender studies: women

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In 2015, the Australian federal government proclaimed that violence against women had become a national crisis. Despite... [more]

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