Political biography & memoir

 Special priceA Bigger Picture

A Bigger Picture

Malcolm Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull, Australia's 29th Prime Minister, tells the remarkable story of his life in this lively political page-turner.

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Penny Wong: Passion and Principle

Penny Wong: Passion and Principle

Margaret Simons

A revelatory portrait of one of the most talented, poised and respected women in Australian politics, written by one of Australia's foremost biographers.

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The Education of an Idealist

The Education of an Idealist

Samantha Power

Honest, inspiring and evocatively written, Pulitzer Prize-winner and former U.N. Ambassador Stephanie Power's memoir is an unforgettable account of the world-changing power of idealism - and of one person's fierce determination to...

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 Special priceBob Hawke: The Complete Biography

Bob Hawke: The Complete Biography

Blanche d'Alpuget

To mark Bob Hawke's extraordinary life and legacy, this master work brings together the story of the man in full in a definitive hardback commemorative biography.

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Jacinda Ardern: The Story Behind an Extraordinary Leader

Jacinda Ardern: The Story Behind an Extraordinary Leader

Michelle Duff

Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, is lauded as one of the world's most influential people. Her rise to power has been stellar. In 2017 she became leader of the Labour party just seven weeks before the election at...

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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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Remembering Bob

Remembering Bob

Sue Pieters-Hawke

A warm, moving and revealing collection of stories and memories about Bob Hawke from across the nation, edited by his eldest daughter.   

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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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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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Becoming

Becoming

Michelle Obama

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

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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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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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 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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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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