Political biography & memoir

Young Castro: The Making of a Revolutionary

Young Castro: The Making of a Revolutionary

Jonathan M. Hansen

An intimate, revisionist portrait of the early years of Fidel Castro, showing how an unlikely young Cuban led his country in revolution and transfixed the world.

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America's Reluctant Prince: The Life of John F. Kennedy Jr.

America’s Reluctant Prince: The Life of John F. Kennedy Jr.

Steven M. Gillon

Through the lens of their decades-long friendship, the noted historian and New York Times-bestselling author examines John F. Kennedy Jr.'s life and legacy from before his birth to the day he died.

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Trump

Trump

Alain Badiou

This concise account of the meaning of Trump should be read by everyone who wants to understand what is happening in our world today.

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Shortest Way Home

Shortest Way Home

Pete Buttigieg

A mayor's inspirational story of a Midwest city that has become nothing less than a blueprint for the future of American renewal.

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Tiberius with a Telephone

Tiberius with a Telephone

Patrick Mullins

The oddly compelling story of a man regarded as Australia's worst prime minister.

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Sex, Drugs and the Electoral Roll

Sex, Drugs and the Electoral Roll

Fiona Patten

The incredible story of Fiona Patten, in her own inimitable words. Tireless fighter, courageous activist and effective politician who really is making a difference to her world.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

Robert Dallek

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Run for Your Life

Run for Your Life

Bob Carr

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Becoming

Becoming

Michelle Obama

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States

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Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?

Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?

Alyssa Mastromonaco

The New York Times bestselling memoir of President Barack Obama's deputy chief of staff - like no political memoir you've ever read before.

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John Curtin's War (Volume I)

John Curtin’s War (Volume I)

John Edwards

Volume one of a major new biography of arguably our greatest (and one of our most underrated) Prime Ministers, who shaped modern Australia.

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 Special priceA Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

James B. Comey, Jr.

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

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The Enigmatic Mr Deakin

The Enigmatic Mr Deakin

Judith Brett

Alfred Deakin-scholar, spiritualist, prime minister-was instrumental in creating modern Australia. In the first biography of Deakin in more than half a century, the acclaimed political historian Judith Brett deftly weaves together...

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Speaking Up

Speaking Up

Gillian Triggs

As president of the Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs advocated for the disempowered, the disenfranchised, the marginalised. She withstood relentless political pressure and media scrutiny as she defended the defenceless for...

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The Man Without a Face

The Man Without a Face

Masha Gessen

A brave and revelatory account of how a small-minded, low-level KGB operative came to control the world's largest country and, in an astonishingly short time, destroyed years of progress, making Russia once more a threat to her...

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 Special priceThe Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela

The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, Sahm Venter

An unforgettable portrait of one of the most inspiring historical figures of the twentieth century, published on the centenary of his birth.

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Lincoln

Lincoln

Gore Vidal

In this profoundly moving work of epic proportion and intense human sympathy, Abraham Lincoln is observed by his loved ones, his rivals, and his future assassin.

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My Story

My Story

Julia Gillard

I was prime minister for three years and three days.Three years and three days of resilience.Three years and three days of changing the nation.Three years and three days for you to judge.' On Wednesday 23 June 2010, with the...

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I Am Malala

I Am Malala

Malala Yousafzai, Christina Lamb

The bestselling memoir of youngest ever NOBEL PRIZE winner, Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl who stood up to the Taliban.

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Dreams from my Father

Dreams from my Father

Barack Obama

In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns...

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What Happened

What Happened

Hillary Rodham Clinton

For the first time, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history.

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