Mother's Day Gift Ideas: Non-fiction

 Read reviewWith the Falling of the Dusk

With the Falling of the Dusk

Stan Grant

A deeply powerful, poetic and compelling book on the challenges facing our world, from one of Australia's most experienced journalists and international commentators, Stan Grant.

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White Feminism

White Feminism

Koa Beck

An analysis of how corporations are cashing in on feminism and how white women have excluded women of colour.

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Cleopatra

Cleopatra

Alberto Angela

One of Italy's most revered cultural figures reconstructs the extraordinary life of the legendary Cleopatra at the height of her power in this epic story of passion, intrigue, betrayal, and war.

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The Weirdest People in the World: How the West Became Psychologically Peculiar and Particularly Prosperous

The Weirdest People in the World: How the West Became Psychologically Peculiar and Particularly Prosperous

Joseph Henrich

Harvard University's Joseph Henrich, Chair of the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, delivers a bold, epic investigation into the development of the Western mind, global psychological diversity, and its impact on the world...

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 Read reviewReturn to Uluru

Return to Uluru

Mark McKenna

When Mark McKenna set out to write a history of the centre of Australia, he had no idea what he would discover. 

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Radicals: Remembering the Sixties

Radicals: Remembering the Sixties

Meredith Burgmann, Nadia Wheatley

In Radicals - Remembering the Sixties some of the people doing the changing reflect on how the decade changed them and Australian society forever. It will make you feel like you were there, whether or not you really were.

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My Tidda, My Sister

My Tidda, My Sister

Marlee Silva, Rachael Sarra, Charlotte Allingham

My Tidda, My Sister shares the experiences of many Indigenous women and girls, brought together by author and host of the Tiddas 4 Tiddas podcast, Marlee Silva. The voices of First Nations' women that Marlee weaves through the...

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 Read reviewWitness

Witness

Louise Milligan

From the best-selling author of CARDINAL comes a searing examination of the power imbalance in our legal system - where exposing the truth is never guaranteed and, for victims, justice is often elusive.

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Forces of Nature

Forces of Nature

Anna Reser, Leila McNeill

Spanning the ancient period to the present day, this richly illustrated book seeks to redress the balance, with over 20 essays exploring how women have created space for themselves in science, technology, medicine, mathematics,...

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Queens of Jerusalem

Queens of Jerusalem

Katherine Pangonis

Debut by an exciting young narrative historian - a revisionist history of Medieval Palestine.

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Beyond Climate Grief

Beyond Climate Grief

Jonica Newby

How do we find courage when climate change overwhelms us emotionally? In this magical, often funny and deeply moving true story, award-winning science reporter Jonica Newby explores how to navigate the emotional turmoil of climate...

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100 Australian Birds

100 Australian Birds

Georgia Angus

A beautifully illustrated and jargon-free guide for the new generations of Australian birdwatchers.      

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Truth-Telling

Truth-Telling

Henry Reynolds

If we are to take seriously the need for telling the truth about our history, we must start at first principles.     

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Numbers Don't Lie

Numbers Don’t Lie

Vaclav Smil

From earth's nations and inhabitants, through the fuels and foods that energize them, to the transportation and inventions of our modern world -- and how all of this affects the planet itself -- in Numbers Don't Lie, Professor...

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Reset

Reset

Ross Garnaut

In Reset, renowned economist Ross Garnaut shows how the COVID-19 crisis offers Australia the opportunity to reset its economy and build a successful future - and why the old approaches will not work.

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The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything

The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything

Michio Kaku

The best-selling physicist returns with a thrilling account of the search for the 'god equation'

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Fire Flood and Plague

Fire Flood and Plague

Sophie Cunningham

Writers, scientists, historians, journalists and commentators consider subjects as broad as culture and the arts, working as a doctor, travel, domestic violence, security, immigration, the death of a loved one, geopolitics,...

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Loving Country: A Guide to Sacred Australia

Loving Country: A Guide to Sacred Australia

Bruce Pascoe, Vicky Shukuroglou

A new, fully illustrated book from award-winning author Bruce Pascoe and photographer Vicky Shukuroglou that offers a deeper understanding of Australia and how best to travel and appreciate the heart of the country.

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The Bookseller of Florence

The Bookseller of Florence

Ross King

Before long, with the enterprising nuns working tirelessly as typesetters, the Ripoli Press began printing a series of books and pamphlets that triggered an explosion of ideas in politics, philosophy and religion.

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If Then

If Then

Jill Lepore

A brilliant, revelatory account of the Cold War origins of the data-mad, algorithmic twenty-first century, from the acclaimed and internationally bestselling author.

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 Read reviewThe Details: On Love, Death and Reading

The Details: On Love, Death and Reading

Tegan Bennett Daylight

A long and intimate relationship with reading has taught acclaimed writer Tegan Bennett Daylight that - in life as in books - the delight is in the details. 

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A Life on Our Planet

A Life on Our Planet

David Attenborough

A legacy-defining book from Sir David Attenborough, reflecting on his life's work, the dramatic changes to the planet he has witnessed, and what we can do to make a better future.    

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 Read reviewThe Palace Letters

The Palace Letters

Professor Jenny Hocking

What role did the queen play in the governor-general Sir John Kerr's plans to dismiss prime minister Gough Whitlam in 1975, which unleashed one of the most divisive episodes in Australia's political history?

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Renewal: Five Paths to a Fairer Australia

Renewal: Five Paths to a Fairer Australia

Sophie Cousins

A progressive, solutions-driven examination of how we can collectively reshape and rebuild a better and fairer Australia in the midst of a global pandemic, climate change and urgent questions of race equality.

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