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 Special priceA Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

James Comey

A chronicle of never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of Comey's career.

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It's Even Worse Than You Think

It’s Even Worse Than You Think

David Cay Johnston

Bestselling author and longtime Trump observer David Cay Johnston shines a light on the political termites who have infested our government under the Trump Administration, destroying it from within and compromising our jobs,...

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Has the West Lost It?: A Provocation

Has the West Lost It?: A Provocation

Kishore Mahbubani

A powerful challenge to Western hubris: if the West doesn't change its ways, it's toast.

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New Power

New Power

Henry Timms, Jeremy Heimans

In this indispensable guide to navigating the 21st century, two visionary thinkers reveal how the nature of power has changed - and how 'new power' is re-shaping the world.

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Growing Pains: the future of democracy (and work)

Growing Pains: the future of democracy (and work)

Gwynne Dyer

We are now living in a world where Brexit and Trump are daily realities. But how did this come about? And what does it mean for the future?

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Radical Sacrifice

Radical Sacrifice

Terry Eagleton

A trenchant analysis of sacrifice as the foundation of the modern, as well as the ancient, social order

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Populism Now!: The Case For Progressive Populism

Populism Now!: The Case For Progressive Populism

McKnight

This timely and persuasive book exposes the failures of globalisation: greedy banks, predatory privatisation, corporate tax avoidance and a growing underclass of temporary overseas workers. David McKnight argues that a progressive...

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Russian Roulette

Russian Roulette

Michael Isikoff

The incredible, harrowing account of how American democracy was hacked by Moscow as part of a covert operation to influence the U.S. election and help Donald Trump gain the presidency.

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Ignorance: Everything You Need to Know about Not Knowing

Ignorance: Everything You Need to Know about Not Knowing

Robert Graef

The flip side of knowledge is ignorance. This book explores the vast scope of ignorance, even in an age when we think we know more than ever before. By marking off this ocean of ignorance into manageable categories, the author...

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In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of US Global Power

In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of US Global Power

Alfred W. McCoy

America rules the world, but for how much longer?

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Quarterly Essay 69: Moment of Truth: History and Australia's Future

Quarterly Essay 69: Moment of Truth: History and Australia’s Future

Mark McKenna

Australia is on the brink of momentous change, but only if its citizens and politicians can come to new terms with the past. Indigenous recognition and a new push for a republic await action.

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 Special priceDivided: Why We're Living in an Age of Walls

Divided: Why We’re Living in an Age of Walls

Tim Marshall

Bestselling author Tim Marshall presents an unflinching and essential overview of the faultlines that will shape our world for years to come.

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Dictatorland: The Men Who Stole Africa

Dictatorland: The Men Who Stole Africa

Paul Kenyon

A vivid, heartbreaking portrait of the fate that so many African countries suffered after independence.

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

Jordan B. Peterson

What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of...

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Lost and Found: Memory, Identity, and Who We Become When We're No Longer Ourselves

Lost and Found: Memory, Identity, and Who We Become When We’re No Longer Ourselves

Dr Jules Montague

If a loved one changes as a result of a brain disorder, are they still the same person? So begins a beautifully written and deeply moving book for our times, about who we become when our minds misbehave - from dementia to sleep...

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Trump in Asia: The New World Disorder: Australian Foreign Affairs: Issue 2

Trump in Asia: The New World Disorder: Australian Foreign Affairs: Issue 2

Jonathan Pearlman

Towards an independent foreign policy.

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The Dawn of Eurasia: On the Trail of the New World Order

The Dawn of Eurasia: On the Trail of the New World Order

Bruno Macaes

A bold and eye-opening account of the coming integration of Europe and Asia.

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Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016

Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016

Steve Coll

Following on from Coll's Pulitzer Prize winning Ghost Wars, this takes the story of America's grim involvement in the affairs of Afghanistan from 2001 to 2016.

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Korea: Where the American Century Began

Korea: Where the American Century Began

Michael Pembroke

The Korean peninsula has had a troubled history but nothing quite compares with the tragedy of its American-inspired division in the twentieth century. Korea tells the story of the peninsula with compassion for the people of the...

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This Time: Australia's Republican Past and Future

This Time: Australia’s Republican Past and Future

Benjamin T. Jones

To propose an Australian should be our head of state doesn't seem revolutionary. ‘Isn't that already the case?' some may even ask. Flip a coin and you'll have your answer.

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More Than Happiness: Buddhist and Stoic Wisdom for a Sceptical Age

More Than Happiness: Buddhist and Stoic Wisdom for a Sceptical Age

Antonia Macaro

An inspiring, critical and practical look at what we can learn from ancient wisdom. The goal is more than happiness: living ethically and placing value on the right things in life.

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Zero Hour: Turn the Greatest Political and Financial Upheaval in Modern History to Your Advantage

Zero Hour: Turn the Greatest Political and Financial Upheaval in Modern History to Your Advantage

Harry S. Dent

Will you be prepared to take advantage when the revolution comes or will you go down with the rest?

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 Special priceFire and Fury

Fire and Fury

Michael Wolff

The first nine months of Donald Trump's term were stormy, outrageous - and absolutely mesmerising. Now, thanks to his deep access to the West Wing, bestselling author Michael Wolff tells the riveting story of how Trump launched a...

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Win Win: When Business Works for Women, It Works for Everyone

Win Win: When Business Works for Women, It Works for Everyone

Joanne Lipman

Lean In meets Freakonomics. How men and women can close the gender gap in the workplace.

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