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 Read reviewThe Believer

The Believer

Sarah Krasnostein

From award-winning author Sarah Krasnostein comes an exploration of the power of belief.     

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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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We See It All

We See It All

Jon Fasman

What are citizens of a free country willing to tolerate in the name of public safety? Jon Fasman journeys from the US to London - one of the most heavily surveilled cities on earth - to China and beyond, to expose the legal,...

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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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How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

Bill Gates

One of the world's greatest innovators and practical problem-solvers tackles the biggest global problem of our time.

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The Ruby Princess

The Ruby Princess

Duncan McNab

In the early hours of Thursday 19 March 2020, the luxury cruise liner Ruby Princess docked at Sydney's Circular Quay, the gateway to Australia.

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Greetings from Trumpland

Greetings from Trumpland

Zoe Daniel, Roscoe Whalan

Zoe Daniel's new book is a timely reflection on how the Trump presidency has changed the world.   

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We Are Bellingcat

We Are Bellingcat

Eliot Higgins

We Are Bellingcat tells the story of how a school dropout created a whole new category of information-gathering and galvanised citizen journalists to solve some of the biggest stories of our time, using just their computer...

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Flesh Made New

Flesh Made New

John Rasko, Carl Power

The dazzling promise of stem-cell treatment: does it work and will it save us? Two experts look at the hype  

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The Spymaster of Baghdad

The Spymaster of Baghdad

Margaret Coker

The Spymaster of Baghdad is the gripping story of the Falcons- the top-secret Iraqi intelligence unit that infiltrated the Islamic State. 

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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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Bag Man

Bag Man

Rachel Maddow, Michael Yarvitz

The wild crimes, audacious cover-up, and spectacular downfall of a brazen crook in the White House

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Think Again

Think Again

Adam Grant

The bestselling author of Give and Take and Originals examines the critical art of rethinking- learning to question your opinions and open other people's minds, which can position you for excellence at work and wisdom in life

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Salmon

Salmon

Mark Kurlansky

In his new global food history, the internationally bestselling author says if we can save the salmon, we can save the world

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In the Eye of the Storm

In the Eye of the Storm

Robert Reynolds, Shirleene Robinson, Paul Sendziuk

Tells the remarkable story of AIDS volunteers who engaged in a struggle for life against death. For the first time, by focusing on individual life stories, this book explores the crucial role of the men and women who volunteered...

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Mission Economy

Mission Economy

Mariana Mazzucato

The extraordinary efforts that took mankind to the moon 50 years ago were more than a scientific feat of aeronautics. This book asks if the same level of boldness could be applied to the biggest problems of our time.

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This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends

This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends

Nicole Perlroth

From The New York Times cybersecurity reporter Nicole Perlroth, the untold story of the cyberweapons market--the most secretive, invisible, government-sponsored market on earth--and a terrifying first look at a new kind of global...

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 Special priceWhite 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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Pain: The Science of the Feeling Brain

Pain: The Science of the Feeling Brain

Dr Abdul-Ghaaliq Lalkhen

Told through case studies and medical history, this is an enlightening, in-depth book on the fascinating science behind pain and the complexities of its treatment, by one of the leading doctors in this area.

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The Miracle Pill

The Miracle Pill

Peter Walker

An investigation into the global threat to health that modern, sedentary lifestyles pose today, and a blueprint for change.

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The Beat of Life

The Beat of Life

Reinhard Friedl

The heart is our most important - and perhaps most mysterious - organ. Every day it pumps 9000 litres of blood and beats around 100,000 times.     

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Is It Tomorrow Yet?

Is It Tomorrow Yet?

Ivan Krastev

One of our most scintillating public intellectuals explores the political paradoxes of the pandemic and helps us think our way through it    

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The New Climate War

The New Climate War

Michael E. Mann

A renowned climate scientist shows how fossil-fuel companies have waged a thirty-year campaign to deflect blame and responsibility and to delay action on climate change, and offers a battle plan for how we can save the...

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How to Teach Classics to Your Dog

How to Teach Classics to Your Dog

Philip Womack

An introduction to the classical world for you and your canine.

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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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Black, White and Exempt

Black, White and Exempt

Lucinda Aberdeen, Jennifer Jones

These personal and often painful histories uncovered in archives, family stories and lived experiences reveal new perspectives on exemption.

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Wars Without End

Wars Without End

Danny Keenan

Written by senior Maori historian Danny Keenan, Wars Without End eloquently and powerfully describes the Maori reasons for fighting the Land Wars, placing them in the wider context of the Maori struggle to retain their sovereign...

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 Read reviewComing of Age in the War on Terror

Coming of Age in the War on Terror

Randa Abdel-Fattah

The generation born at the time of the 9/11 attacks are turning 18. What has our changed world meant for them?    

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Killing Sydney: The Fight for a City's Soul

Killing Sydney: The Fight for a City’s Soul

Elizabeth Farrelly

Fairfax columnist, architect and former city councillor Elizabeth Farrelly presents a love song to the city of Sydney and an empassioned plea for its protection.

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This is Why I Resist

This is Why I Resist

Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu

An unfettered call to anti-racist action by the activist, political commentator and public speaker, Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu.

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Promises to Keep

Promises to Keep

Joe Biden

Democratic Senator Biden, one of the most recognizable figures in the U.S. government, presents an insiders look at life in the Senate, Washington politics, and American foreign policy.

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Culture is Life

Culture is Life

Wayne Quilliam

A contemporary photography book that celebrates and shares stories of First peoples across the continent.

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Black Summer

Black Summer

Michael Rowland

Told by ABC journalists who were on the ground and broadcasting during our worst ever fire season, spearheaded by Michael Rowland  

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 Read reviewEating with My Mouth Open

Eating with My Mouth Open

Sam van Zweden

Eating with My Mouth Open is food writing like you've never seen before: honest, brave, and exceptionally tasty. Lyrically written, Sam van Zweden offers a millennial response to classic food writers, revelling in body positivity...

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Intimacy and Solitude

Intimacy and Solitude

Stephanie Dowrick

Intimacy and Solitude starts with the most fundamental relationship of all: how you understand and care for your own self - knowing this will inevitably be reflected in your most essential relationships.    

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Berlin: The Story of a City

Berlin: The Story of a City

Barney White-Spunner

As Germany marks the thirtieth anniversary of its unification since the end of the Cold War, international bestselling-author Barney White-Spunner celebrates the history of one of Europe's greatest cities.

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The Diet Compass

The Diet Compass

Bas Kast

The answer to all questions about aging and nutrition.

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Ageless

Ageless

Andrew Steele

Ageless is a guide to the science driving biology's biggest story: why we get old, and how we can stop it. 

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FLY: Financially Literate Youth

FLY: Financially Literate Youth

Marlies Hobbs, Jai Hobbs

FLY - Financially Literate Youth is the perfect handbook for every young person who wants to be armed with the financial knowledge and confidence to set themselves up for success as they chart the course of their life. 

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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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Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male Power

Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male Power

Ijeoma Oluo

A bold and provocative look at white male power from the New York Times number one bestselling author of So You Want to Talk About Race.   

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The Lost Spells

The Lost Spells

Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris

Kindred in spirit to The Lost Words but new in form, The Lost Spells is a pocket-sized treasure, a new collection of 'spells' - acrostic poetry and artwork - by beloved creative duo Robert Macfarlane and Jackie...

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The Momentous, Uneventful Day

The Momentous, Uneventful Day

Gideon Haigh

Has COVID-19 ushered in the end of the office? Or is it the office's final triumph? 

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Astonishing Rock Trivia

Astonishing Rock Trivia

John Tait

Trivia with a twist.

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2020

The Best Australian Science Writing 2020

Sara Phillips, Peter C. Doherty

The annual collection - now in its tenth year - celebrating the finest voices in Australian science writing.  

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Dizzy Limits: Recent Experiments in Australian Nonfiction

Dizzy Limits: Recent Experiments in Australian Nonfiction

Various contributors

Dizzy Limits collects the very best examples of the above mentioned experimental nonfiction from our most intellectually ambitious and creatively curious writers. 

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The Bookseller's Tale

The Bookseller’s Tale

Martin Latham

This is the curious story of our long love affair with books. Whether comfort reads or cult novels, we carry them with us, inhale the smell of their pages, scrawl in their margins, and protect them from book thieves and bathwater....

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Post-Growth Living

Post-Growth Living

Kate Soper

An urgent and passionate plea for a new and ecologically sustainable vision of the good life.    

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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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Friendly Fire: How Israel became its own worst enemy

Friendly Fire: How Israel became its own worst enemy

Ami Ayalon, Anthony David, Dennis Ross

A highly decorated Israeli military officer, leader, and former director of the internal security service, Shin Bet, sees the light on what his country must do to achieve a lasting peace between Israel and the...

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Truth Is Trouble

Truth Is Trouble

Malcolm Knox

Why did the sacking of rugby player Israel Folau over his homophobic social media posts become one of the nation's most polarizing controversies? How could one man's religious views activate so many people in modern Australia? And...

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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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The Climate Cure

The Climate Cure

Tim Flannery

An urgent and essential call to arms from one of Australia's most respected climate scientists, Tim Flannery. A compelling and solution-focused declaration of the action required to win the climate battle, and how change must...

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Money: The True Story of a Made-Up Thing

Money: The True Story of a Made-Up Thing

Jacob Goldstein

A lively and accessible history of humanity's greatest - and strangest - creation: money.

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A Series of Fortunate Events

A Series of Fortunate Events

Sean B. Carroll

Why is the world the way it is? How did we get here? Does everything happen for a reason or are some things left to chance? Philosophers and theologians have pondered these questions for millennia, but startling scientific...

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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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Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man

Emmanuel Acho

An urgent primer on race and racism, from the host of the viral hit video series Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man

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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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