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 Special priceDepends What You Mean by Extremist: Going Rogue with Australian Deplorables

Depends What You Mean by Extremist: Going Rogue with Australian Deplorables

John Safran

No one turns up where they're not wanted quite like John Safran. In this hilarious and disorienting adventure he gets among our diverse community of white nationalists, ISIS supporters, anarchists and more, digging away at the...

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War: An Enquiry

War: An Enquiry

A. C. Grayling

A renowned philosopher challenges long-held views on just wars, ethical conduct during war, why wars occur, how they alter people and societies, and more

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Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene

Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene

Clive Hamilton

Humans have become so powerful that we are disrupting the functioning of the earth, to the point where scientists now consider we have entered a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene. Clive Hamilton argues this forces us to...

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The Pleasures of Leisure

The Pleasures of Leisure

Robert Dessaix

In today's crazily busy world the importance of making time for leisure is more vital than ever. Yet so many of us lack a talent for it. We are working longer hours, consuming more than ever before; technology erodes the work-life...

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 Read reviewUtopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There

Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There

Rutger Bregman

We live in a time of unprecedented upheaval, with questions about the future, society, work, happiness, family and money, and yet no political party of the right or left is providing us with answers. Rutger Bregman, a bestselling...

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How the Hell Did This Happen?: The US Election of 2016

How the Hell Did This Happen?: The US Election of 2016

P. J. O'Rourke

An essential take on the stranger-than-fiction 2016 presidential election from a quintessential voice on American politics and culture.

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The Destruction of Hillary Clinton

The Destruction of Hillary Clinton

Susan Bordo

The essential analysis of how and why Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election by acclaimed cultural critic and historian Susan Bordo

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A Little History of Economics

A Little History of Economics

Niall Kishtainy

A lively, inviting account of the history of economics, told through events from ancient to modern times and the ideas of great thinkers in the field

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Everything Under the Heavens: How the Past Helps Shape China's Push for Global Power

Everything Under the Heavens: How the Past Helps Shape China’s Push for Global Power

Howard W. French

From the former New York Times Asia correspondent and author of China's Second Continent, an incisive investigation of China's ideological development as it becomes an ever more aggressive player in regional and global...

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Quarterly Essay 65: The White Queen - One Nation and the Politics of Race

Quarterly Essay 65: The White Queen - One Nation and the Politics of Race

David Marr

Most Australians despise what Pauline Hanson stands for, yet politics in this country is now orbiting around One Nation.

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On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

Timothy Snyder

In the twentieth century, European democracies collapsed into fascism, Nazism and communism. These were movements in which a leader or a party claimed to give voice to the people and established rule by an elite with a monopoly on...

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Age of Anger: A History of the Present

Age of Anger: A History of the Present

Pankaj Mishra

One of our most important public intellectuals reveals the hidden history of our current global crisis.

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At the Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails

At the Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails

Sarah Bakewell

Paris, near the turn of 1932-3. Three young friends meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the rue Montparnasse. They are Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir and their friend Raymond Aron, who opens their eyes to a...

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Balancing Act: Australia Between Recession and Renewal

Balancing Act: Australia Between Recession and Renewal

George Megalogenis

What has gone wrong with our politics? And what does our government need to do so that Australia is not globalisation's next victim? Balancing Act is a passionate look at the politics of change and renewal, and a bold call for...

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Audacity: How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Created a Legacy That Will Prevail

Audacity: How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Created a Legacy That Will Prevail

Jonathan Chait

An unassailable case that, in the eyes of history, Barack Obama will be viewed as one of America's best and most accomplished presidents.

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The World-Ending Fire: The Essential Wendell Berry

The World-Ending Fire: The Essential Wendell Berry

Wendell Berry

Wendell Berry is 'something of an anachronism'. He began his life as the old times and the last of the old-time people were dying out, and continues to this day in the old ways: a team of work horses and a pencil are his preferred...

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The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley are Changing the World

The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley are Changing the World

Brad Stone

The world is changing right before our eyes. This great wave, sparked by smartphones and high speed internet, has really just started. It has minted not just a new set of winners and losers but turned San Francisco into an...

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They Can't Kill Us All: The Story of Black Lives Matter

They Can’t Kill Us All: The Story of Black Lives Matter

Wesley Lowery

A deeply reported book on the birth of the Black Lives Matter movement, offering unparalleled insight into the reality of police violence in America, and an intimate, moving portrait of those working to end it In over a year of...

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