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Ever since the First Fleet dropped anchor, Australia's ports have been our opening to the world. They are also the breeding ground for many of Australia's most notorious crimin... read more

Waterfront: Graft, Corruption and Violence - Australia's Crime Frontier from 1788 to Now
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Meet Australia's most corrupt politician whose brazen misdeeds were said to be on a scale "unexceeded since the days of the Rum Corps".From the shadows Obeid ran the state as his fiefdom, making and unmaking premiers. Along the way h... read more

He Who Must Be Obeid
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Why has inequality increased in the Western world - and what can we do about it? In The Great Divide, Joseph E Stiglitz expands on the diagnosis he offered in his best-selling book The Price of Inequality and suggests ways to counter this... read more

Great Divide
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This is from the bestselling author of Stalingrad, Berlin and D-Day, Antony Beevor's Ardennes 1944: Hitler's Last Gamble tells the story of the German's ill-fated final stand. On 16 December, 1944, Hitler launched his 'l... read more

Ardennes 1944: Hitler's Last Gamble
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Longlisted for the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 'A thrilling and complex book, enlarges our view of Homer ...There's something that hits the mark on every page' Claire Tomalin, Books of the Year, New Statesman W... read more

Mighty Dead: Why Homer Matters
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Author: Don Watson
Category:

 Australian

Awards:2015 Australian Independent Bookseller Awards Category Winner - Non-Fiction & Overall Winner

Most Australians live in cities and cling to the coastal fringe, yet our sense of what an Australian is - or should be - is drawn from the vast and varied inland called the bush. But what do we mean by 'the bush', and how has it shaped us? ... read more

The Bush (HB)
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The vast continent of Australia was settled in two main streams, far apart in time and origin. The first came ashore some 50,000 years ago when the islands of Australia, Tasmania and New Guinea were one. The second bega... read more

Story of Australia's People Volume 1
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Everyone has heard the cliches about Queensland politics: Queensland is 'different'. It's the 'Deep North'. Its state elections exemplify Pineapple Party Time. But what if those cliches are in fact looking... read more

Nophoto
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In Zero Zero Zero, Roberto Saviano maps the international cocaine trade. He investigates the evolution of cocaine trafficking, from Mexican drug cartels to money laundering through Wall Street. Tracking cocaine's physical journey - from ... read more

Zero Zero Zero
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'This year an Anzac orgy begins. A commemorative program that would make the pharaohs envious. But commemorating soldiers is not the same as connecting with them ...' - James Brown, Anzac's Long Shadow. In... read more

Anzac's Long Shadow: The cost of our national obession
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With journalistic acumen and a novelist's flair, Xinran tells the remarkable stories of men and women born in China after 1979 - the recent generations raised under China's single-child policy... read more

Buy Me the Sky: The Remarkable Truth of China's One-Child Generations
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BEHIND THE WALLS OF GOULBURN JAIL "Keep it up and ill tip you to Goulburn they would threaten," said a former inmate. "This place was for all the fuckups. It was a death sentence." Snap! The b... read more

Australia's Most Murderous Prison: Behind the Walls of Goulburn Jail
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Author: Ken Ward
Category:

 Australian

Series:Penguin Specials

It is often said that no country is more important to Australia than Indonesia. Yet the execution of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran is just the latest in a long line of crises that have marred relations between ... read more

Condemned to Crisis: A Lowy Institute Paper
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Awarded The Prix Du Jury Des Grands Prix De La Fondation Napoleon 2014 From Andrew Roberts, author of the Sunday Times bestseller, The Storm of War, this is the definitive modern biography of Napoleon. Napoleon Bonaparte lived one of... read more

Napoleon the Great
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People have many good reasons to want a decent public education system, to want a well-funded health system, and to live in a society where there is less disparity between the rich and the poor. What is not always clear is that, almost wi... read more

Governomics
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Australian and New Zealand special forces are renowned for their bravery, their skill and their sense of duty - so much so that World War II Allied commanders turned to ANZAC soldiers, sailors and airmen... read more

Commandos: Heroic and Deadly ANZAC Raids in World War II
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On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two unknown brothers from Ohio changed history. But it would take the world some time to believe what had happened: the age of flight had begun, with the first heavier-t... read more

The Wright Brothers
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This is the story of how a struggling convict settlement grew into six dynamic colonies and then the remarkable nation of Australia. Told through the key figures w... read more

The Making of Australia: From a Tiny Struggling Convict Settlement to the Remarkable Nation it is Today
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Nyinanyi ngurangka – being on country – is not a “lifestyle” choice but a hard won right, a spiritual and cultural duty, a constant battle, a source of happiness and opportunity and the meaning of life all a... read more

Every Hill Got a Story
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This is a gripping and shocking insight into the lives of Russia's most famous oligarchs from New York Times bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Down t... read more

Once Upon a Time in Russia: The Rise of the Oligarchs and the Greatest Wealth in History
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