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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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'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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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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The sensational murder convictions this winter of former NSW detectives Roger Rogerson and Glen McNama0ra for the killing of drug dealer Jamie Gao has meant that previously suppressed material in Bent can at last... read more

Bent Uncensored: Australia's Crooked Cops
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Louis Nowra burrows beneath the sensationalist Underbelly 'sex and sin' narrative, revealing stories and a cast of characters - some household names others little-known - that not even a writer could conjure up. Kings Cross is a no-holds ... read more

Kings Cross
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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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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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How the mighty clipper ships transformed Australia from convict outpost to a nation. The story of the Clipper ships, and the tens of thousands of migrants they bought to the Australian colony of the nineteenth century, is one of the w... read more

Under Full Sail
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November 2009. An emaciated young lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky, is led to a freezing isolation cell in a Moscow prison, handcuffed to a bed rail, and beaten to death by eight police officers. His crime? To testify again... read more

Red Notice : How I Became Putin's No. 1 Enemy
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During the late eighteenth century, innovations in Europe triggered the Industrial Revolution and the sustained economic progress that spread across the globe. While much has been made of the details of ... read more

A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy
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