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It was no wonder I was glad to be down in Woolloomooloo. The Old Fitzroy reminded me of how Kings Cross used to be.
Told in his vivid and entertaining style, Louis Nowra writes Woolloomooloo’s biography, drink in hand, fro... read more

Woolloomooloo
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No comedian could have written the joke this election cycle has been. The punch line is too ridiculous (whoever the punch line is going to be). Celebrated political satirist, journalist, and diehard Republ... read more

How the Hell Did This Happen?: The US Election of 2016
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A much-loved cultural institution facing a cost-cutting government, a board dominated by the big end of town, and a management fixated on an ambitious building project. It's a true story. Culture Heist lifts the veil on w... read more

Nophoto
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'You will not read a more important book about America this year' Economist 'From a former marine and Yale graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, ... read more

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and a Culture in Crisis
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In the late 1960s Sydney was one of the most prosperous places on earth and one of the most corrupt. A large proportion of the population was engaged in illegal gambling and other activities that made colourful characters s... read more

Sydney Noir : The Golden Years
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'The greatest pleasure of naturalists (understated by certain utilitarians) is to discover new species, to point to new islands on the map of nature, and to populate continents that seem to be deserts' - Richard Spruce, 1... read more

Explorer's Botanical Notebook
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Modernity, secularism, development, and progress have long been viewed by the powerful few as benign ideals for the many. Today, however, botched experiments in nation-building, democracy, industrialization and urbani... read more

Age of Anger: A History of the Present
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The result of the 2016 presidential election was widely thought to be a foregone conclusion: a historic victory for an extraordinarily well-qualified, experienced and admired candidate against an opponent seen as not ... read more

The Destruction of Hillary Clinton
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The extraordinary story of the world's most influential, intriguing and surprising ruler, Queen Victoria. When Alexandrina Victoria was crowned Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on 20 J... read more

Victoria: The Woman Who Made the Modern World (HB)
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In 2006, an oddball group of bankers, traders and brokers from some of the largest financial institutions made a startling realization: L... read more

The Spider Network: The Wild Story of a Maths Genius, a Gang of Backstabbing Bankers, and One of the Greatest Scams in Financial History
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Dark Emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer tag for precolonial Aboriginal Australians. The evidence insists that Aboriginal people right across the continent were using domes... read more

Dark Emu Black Seeds Agriculture or Accident?
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