Philosophy, politics & economics 2019

How to Teach Philosophy to Your Dog

How to Teach Philosophy to Your Dog

Anthony McGowan

In this uniquely entertaining take on morality and ethics, the dutiful duo set out to uncover who - if anyone - has the right end of the ethical stick and can tell us how best to live one's life.

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Fascists Among Us: Online Hate and the Christchurch Massacre

Fascists Among Us: Online Hate and the Christchurch Massacre

Jeff Sparrow

The first book since Christchurch to trace the massacre's fascist roots and what it represents.

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 Special priceThe Light that Failed: A Reckoning

The Light that Failed: A Reckoning

Ivan Krastev, Stephen Holmes

A landmark book that completely transforms our understanding of the crisis of liberalism from two pre-eminent intellectuals.

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On Fire

On Fire

Naomi Klein

In her most galvanising book yet, Naomi Klein makes the case for a radical New Deal.

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The Outlaw Ocean

The Outlaw Ocean

Ian Urbina

The Outlaw Ocean is a riveting, adrenaline-fuelled tour of a vast, lawless and rampantly criminal world that few have ever seen: the high seas.

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Mindful Money

Mindful Money

Canna Campbell

Canna Campbell leads by example, sharing her personal tips and tricks for building, managing and protecting your money. No matter what you earn or what level of knowledge you have, Mindful Money will help you to...

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Banking Bad

Banking Bad

Adele Ferguson

How corporate greed broke our trust and failed Australia.

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The Politics of the Common Good

The Politics of the Common Good

Jane R. Goodall

With insight, passion and an eye on history, Jane Goodall argues that as the ravages of neo-liberalism tear ever more deeply into the social fabric, the principle of the commons should be restored to the heart of our politics.

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Fully Automated Luxury Communism: A Manifesto

Fully Automated Luxury Communism: A Manifesto

Aaron Bastani

A different kind of politics for a new kind of society - beyond work, scarcity and capitalism

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 Read reviewA Wunch of Bankers

A Wunch of Bankers

Daniel Ziffer

For Daniel Ziffer and his Australia-wide audience, it was a complicated, galling, and gasp-inducing year at the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.

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The Colonial Fantasy: Why white Australia can't solve black problems

The Colonial Fantasy: Why white Australia can’t solve black problems

Sarah Maddison

A call for a radical restructuring of the relationship between black and white Australia.

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Live Like A Stoic: 52 Exercises for Cultivating a Good Life

Live Like A Stoic: 52 Exercises for Cultivating a Good Life

Massimo Pigliucci, Gregory Lopez

The answers to our daily worries and anxieties - big or small - lie at the heart of Stoic philosophy. Live Like a Stoic is the essential guide to help us live the good life.

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How to Defend Australia

How to Defend Australia

Hugh White

A brilliant and important book about Australia's future

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Plots and Prayers

Plots and Prayers

Niki Savva

In an enthralling sequel to her bestselling The Road to Ruin, Niki Savva reveals the inside story of eight days of madness that cast a Liberal prime minister and his party into the outer darkness of Australian politics.

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Buddhism for Meat Eaters

Buddhism for Meat Eaters

Josephine Moon

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How We Fight White Supremacy

How We Fight White Supremacy

Akiba Solomon, Kenrya Rankin

This celebration of Black resistance, from protests to art to sermons to joy, offers a blueprint for the fight for freedom and justice-and ideas for how each of us can contribute.

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Rockonomics

Rockonomics

Alan Krueger

How the music industry explains the workings of our economy, the changes of markets and prepares us the future - from one of the modern era's foremost economists

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The Ministry of Truth: A Biography of George Orwell's 1984

The Ministry of Truth: A Biography of George Orwell’s 1984

Dorian Lynskey

In The Ministry of Truth, Dorian Lynskey charts the life of George Orwell's 1984: one of the most influential books of the 20th Century, a perennial bestseller, and a work that remains more relevant than ever in today's tumultuous...

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 Special priceLast Days at Hot Slit

Last Days at Hot Slit

Andrea Dworkin, Johanna Fateman, Amy Scholder, Chris Kraus

Selections from the work of radical feminist author Andrea Dworkin, famous for her antipornography stance and role in the feminist sex wars of the 1980s.

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Feminism for the 99%

Feminism for the 99%

Nancy Fraser, Tithi Bhattacharya, Cinzia Arruzza

From three of the organisers of the International Women's Strike US: a manifesto for when 'leaning in' is not enough.

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Biased

Biased

Dr Jennifer Eberhardt

In Biased Jennifer Eberhardt draws on groundbreaking research to demonstrate that even without explicit racism, our unconscious biases powerfully shape our behaviour leading to racial disparities in all sectors of society.

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The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela

The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela

Sisonke Msimang

An elegant and challenging portrait of the extraordinary, glamorous, complex and brutal revolutionary, Winnie Mandela

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Falter

Falter

Bill McKibben

The most urgent call-to-arms yet for us to solve climate change, from one of the world's most influential and respected environmental advocates

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Political Correctness Gone Mad?

Political Correctness Gone Mad?

Jordan B. Peterson, Stephen Fry, Michael Eric Dyson, Michelle Goldberg

Has political correctness gone too far?

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The Thinking Woman

The Thinking Woman

Julienne Van Loon

A memoir combined with rigorous thinking and analysis, a book that prompts insightful questions about how we live. One of the age-old questions of philosophy is what does it mean to live a good life? In this extraordinary book,...

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Antisemitism: Here and Now

Antisemitism: Here and Now

Deborah Lipstadt

The award-winning author of The Eichmann Trial and Denial: Holocaust History on Trial gives us a penetrating and provocative analysis of the hate that will not die, focusing on its current, virulent incarnations on both the...

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Diderot And The Art Of Thinking Freely

Diderot And The Art Of Thinking Freely

Andrew S. Curran

A spirited biography of the prophetic and sympathetic philosopher who, along with Voltaire and Rousseau, helped build the foundations of the modern world.

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 Read reviewFrom Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage

From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage

Judith Brett

Lively and inspiring, From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage is a landmark account of the character of Australian democracy by the celebrated historian Judith Brett, the prize-winning biographer of Alfred Deakin.  

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