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The Best of The Lifted Brow: Volume Two

The Best of The Lifted Brow: Volume Two

The Lifted Brow

A perfect entry-point into the most interesting elements of Australia's current literary culture, The Best of The Lifted Brow: Volume Two is diverse, exciting, and isn't afraid to ask the hard questions.

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2017

The Best Australian Science Writing 2017

Michael Slezak, Emma Johnston

Would it be ethical to eat sentient aliens? What is the basis of the difference between the sexes? Why is there something rather than nothing? Now in its seventh year, The Best Australian Science Writing 2017 draws on the...

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 Special priceThe Number Games

The Number Games

Adam Spencer

Following on from his Big Book of Numbers (2014), World of Numbers (2015), and Time Machine (2016), Australia's funniest mathematician is back with a brand new book of number puzzles and trivia!<br...

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Talking to My Daughter About the Economy: A Brief History of Capitalism

Talking to My Daughter About the Economy: A Brief History of Capitalism

Yanis Varoufakis

A letter to his daughter by the #1 bestselling world-renowned economist using vivid, universally accessible stories to explain what economics is and why it is so dangerous

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The Big Picture: Towards an Independent Foreign Policy: Australian Foreign Affairs: Issue 1

The Big Picture: Towards an Independent Foreign Policy: Australian Foreign Affairs: Issue 1

Jonathan Pearlman

‘We need to determine a foreign policy of our own - one that looks after Australia's interest in the new order; an order which will have China as its centre of gravity.' -Paul KeatingThe world is changing, and so...

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The Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump. Essays and Reportage, 1994-2016

The Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump. Essays and Reportage, 1994-2016

Martin Amis

One of the finest essayists of all time with an essential collection of essays looking at our times.

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The Inner Life of Animals

The Inner Life of Animals

Peter Wohlleben

A beguiling book about our deep connection with the natural world in all its incarnations, from the author of The Hidden Life of Trees.

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The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

Masha Gessen

In The Future is History Masha Gessen follows the lives of four Russians, born as the Soviet Union crumbled, at what promised to be the dawn of democracy. Each came of age with unprecedented expectations, some as the...

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We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy

We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy

Ta-Nehisi Coates

An annotated collection of new and previously published essays on the Obama era by the National Book Award-winning author of Between the World and Me, including an interview with the President himself

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The Book of Forgotten Authors

The Book of Forgotten Authors

Christopher Fowler

99 forgotten authors, their forgotten books, and their unforgettable stories

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The Mother of All Questions: Further Feminisms

The Mother of All Questions: Further Feminisms

Rebecca Solnit

A new collection of 'further feminisms' - searing, smart and provocative essays from one of the most important public intellectuals writing today.

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Wake Up: The Nine Hashtags of Digital Disruption

Wake Up: The Nine Hashtags of Digital Disruption

David Fagan

'The big trends in emerging technologies are in place if we want to be alert to them. In this book I traverse the worlds of social media, driverless cars, online retailing, travel, education, health, employment and the...

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The Lost Words

The Lost Words

Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris

From Acorn to Weasel: a gorgeous, hand-illustrated, large-format spell book celebrating the magic and wonder of the natural world.

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Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492-1900

Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492-1900

Simon Schama

Here is a passionate history of a world unfolding across many continents and five centuries by one of our greatest and internationally bestselling historians.

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Slugfest: Inside the Epic, 50-Year Battle Between Marvel and DC

Slugfest: Inside the Epic, 50-Year Battle Between Marvel and DC

Reed Tucker

The most bruising battle in the superhero world isn't between spandex-clad characters -- it's between the publishers themselves. For more than 50 years, Marvel and DC have been locked in an epic war, tirelessly trading punches and...

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What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past and the Journey Home

What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past and the Journey Home

Mark Mazower

A family memoir, encompassing some of the most fascinating aspects of twentieth century European history, from the acclaimed author of Dark Continent.

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Assembly

Assembly

Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri

Each year an eruption of leaderless social movements leaves external observers and activists perplexed. Why have the movements, which address the needs and desires of so many, not been able to achieve lasting change? In...

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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens

Queens of the Conquest: England’s Medieval Queens

Alison Weir

Five of England's medieval queens come to life in the first volume of an epic new series from the bestselling historian.

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