Gift ideas for Father's Day: Books for news junkees

The Room Where It Happened

The Room Where It Happened

John Bolton

As President Trump's National Security Advisor, John Bolton spent many of his days in the room where it happened, and the facts speak for themselves.

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The Future of Us: Demography Gets a Makeover

The Future of Us: Demography Gets a Makeover

Liz Allen

Knowing who, where, and how many of us there are is a powerful force that helps us understand the way we live now and, as Liz Allen powerfully shows, allows us to create a better future.

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 Read reviewBody Count: How Climate Change is Killing Us

Body Count: How Climate Change is Killing Us

Paddy Manning

Shocking and undeniable, Manning reveals what climate change really looks like, telling the moving stories of victims, their families and doctors - putting names and faces to the people who have already paid the ultimate price for...

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 Read reviewHow to Talk About Climate Change in a Way That Makes a Difference

How to Talk About Climate Change in a Way That Makes a Difference

Rebecca Huntley

A self-help book for the climate era, for readers of Ross Garnaut, Tim Flannery, Hugh Mackay

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City on Fire: The fight for Hong Kong

City on Fire: The fight for Hong Kong

Antony Dapiran

A long-term resident and expert observer of dissent in Hong Kong takes readers to the front lines of Hong Kong's revolution.

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Fire Country: How Indigenous Fire Management Could Help Save Australia

Fire Country: How Indigenous Fire Management Could Help Save Australia

Victor Steffensen

Fire Country is a cry from the heart asking for change in how Australia cares for country.

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 Read reviewNotes from an Apocalypse

Notes from an Apocalypse

Mark O'Connell

Veteran worrier, author of To Be a Machine and father of two, Mark O'Connell, meets the anarchists, environmentalists, far-right nut-jobs and super-rich who are preparing for the end of days.

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Quarterly Essay 78: The Coal Curse - Resources, Climate and Australia's Future

Quarterly Essay 78: The Coal Curse - Resources, Climate and Australia’s Future

Judith Brett

In this nuanced and insightful essay, Judith Brett looks at the consequences of Australia's coal addiction, from stalled climate-change policy to tensions between farmers and miners. She assesses where to next for a fractious...

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Humankind: A Hopeful History

Humankind: A Hopeful History

Rutger Bregman

The major new book from Dutch historian Rutger Bregman, international bestselling author of Utopia for Realists and one of the greatest young thinkers of our time

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 Special priceCapital and Ideology

Capital and Ideology

Thomas Piketty, Arthur Goldhammer

Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century showed that capitalism, left to itself, generates deepening inequality. In this audacious follow-up, he challenges us to revolutionize how we think about ideology and history,...

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Dark Emu

Dark Emu

Bruce Pascoe

Contradicts the conventional wisdom that native peoples were primitive hunter-gatherers

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Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Reni Eddo-Lodge

The book that sparked a national conversation.  

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