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Words & Ideas

Charlotte Wood's online journal The Writer's Room has become essential reading for writers at all stages of their careers, and also pure reading pleasure for booklovers everywhere. Charlotte's interviews with a wide range of well-know... read more

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The Writer's Room
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Britain's culinary Moses brings us the new foodie rules to live by, celebrating what and how we eat. The Ten Commandments may have had a lot going for them, but they don't offer those of us located in the 21st Century much in ... read more

The Ten (Food) Commandments
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Notes on the exodus of refugees from Syria, by Man Booker Prize winner Richard Flanagan. With illustrations from Archibald Prize winner Ben Quilty. In January 2016 Richard Flanagan and Ben Quilty travelled to Lebanon, Greece, and Ser... read more

Notes on an Exodus
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In this urgent essay, George Megalogenis argues that Australia risks becoming globalisation's next and most unnecessary victim. The next shock, whenever it comes, will find us with our ... read more

Balancing Act: Australia Between Recession and Renewal. Quarterly Essay # 61
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I pedal over to Kensington just after dark. As I roll along the lane towards the railway underpass, a young Asian woman on her way home from the station walks out of the tunnel towards me. After she passes there’s a stillness, ... read more

Everywhere I Look
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 Science

Awards:Shortlisted for Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2016.

The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history, from bestselling, prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee. Spanning the globe and several centuries, The Gene is the story of the quest... read more

The Gene - An Intimate History
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How did an American immigrant without a college education go from Venice Beach t-shirt vendor to television's most successful producer? How did a timid pastor's son su... read more

Storyteller's Secret: From Ted Speakers to Business Legends, Why Some Ideas Catch on and Others Don't
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The present is a contest between the bright and dark sides of discovery. To avoid being torn apart by its stresses, we need to recognize the fact-and gain courage and wisdom from the past... read more

Age of Discovery: Navigating the Risks and Rewards of Our New Renaissance
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An accessible and practical handbook for women on speaking out safely and confidently.
Worldwide, less than one out of every four people we hear from or about in the media is female and men outn... read more

Speaking Out: A 21st-Century Handbook for Women and Girls
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In Our Turn, Kirstine Stewart, Twitter's VP of North American media partnerships - and recently named as one of Canadian Business's Power 50 of 2016 list because she 'helps women discover their leadership potential' - draws on her extensive ... read more

Our Turn
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New York Times bestselling author Bradley Trevor Greive breathes new life into Bertrand Russell’s classic work, In Praise of Idleness, with a magical package that includes BTG’s new introduction, biograph... read more

In Praise of Idleness - A Timeless Essay
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Annie Dillard has spent a lifetime examining the world around her with eyes wide open, drinking in all things intensely and relentlessly. She conjures currents of magic and wisdom, illuminating the seemingly ordinary moments of a life l... read more

The Abundance
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What happened to the European mind between 1605, when an audience watching Macbeth at the Globe might believe that regicide was such an aberration of the natural order that ghosts could ... read more

The Age of Genius - The Seventeenth Century and the Birth of the Modern Mind
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From the author of the international bestseller Future Files comes the one book you need to read to prepare for the world of tomorrow. On most measures that matter, we've never had it so good. Physic... read more

Digital vs Human - How We'll Live, Love, and Think in the Future
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The full inside story of the detection of gravitational waves at LIGO, one of the most ambitious feats in scientific history. Travel around the world 100 billion times. A strong gravitational wave will brief... read more

Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space
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A breathtaking and beautiful exploration of our planet. This groundbreaking book, which accompanies the new BBC1 TV series, provides the deepest answers to the simplest questions. 'Why is the sky blue?' 'Why is the Earth round?' 'Why ... read more

Forces of Nature
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"I am completely an elitist, in the cultural but emphatically not the social sense. I prefer the good to the bad, the articulate to the mumbling, the aesthetically developed to the merely primitive, a... read more

The Spectacle of Skill Selected Writings of Robert Hughes
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Going to war may be the gravest decision a nation and its leaders make. At the moment, Australia is at war with ISIS. We also live in a region that has become much more volatile, as China asserts it... read more

Firing Line: Australia and the Path to War Quarterly Essay 62
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"In The Art of Reading, philosopher Damon Young delights in the pleasures of this intimate pursuit through a rich sample of literature: from Virginia Woolf's diaries to Batman comics. He writes with honesty and humour about the blund... read more

The Art of Reading
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This ravishing book opens a window onto the lives, designs, and passions of two charismatic artists. Born a generation apart, they were seeming opposites: Mariano Fortuny, a Spanish aristocrat thrilled b... read more

Peacock and Vine: Fortuny and Morris in Life and at Work
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