Category:

 Australian

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The Harbour
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Commissioned in 1750, the Palazzo Venier was planned as a testimony to the power and wealth of a great Venetian family, but the fortunes of the Venier family waned and the project was abandoned with only one storey complete. Empty, unfinished, and in... read more

The Unfinished Palazzo: Life, Love and Art in Venice
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Category:

 Photography

The 2011 post code of Sydney's inner east offers a fascinating history of high life, low life and, sometimes very low life. All five precincts are alive with history and surprising stories. Ride the scenic roller-coaster over the forgotten White City at Rushcutters Bay; s... read more

The Good Old Bad Old Days
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Category:

 European

Somewhere on the timeline, the war ends, while somewhere else, a new age begins - the one we call now.The shift does not happen overnight, from one day to the next; instead, the world vibrates for a number of years. People try to find their way to homes that are no longer there. ... read more

1947: When Now Begins
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Chris Masters is Australia's foremost investigative journalist. In Uncommon Soldier he explored the nature of Australian soldiering from recruitment to being on the front line in Afghanistan. His descriptions of battle are some of the most powe... read more

No Front Line: Australian Special Forces in Afghanistan
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Category:

 European

Great for history & mythology buffs. A gripping blend of family mystery, contemporary stories and the beautiful and bloody Viking tales, set against the starkly stunning landscape of Iceland. Broadcaster Richard Fidler and author Kari Gislason are good friends. They share a deep attachm... read more

Saga Land
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Historians love to write about rulers--kings, emperors, presidents--or about vast social forces--migration, industrialisation--but what if they are all missing the point? Thinking about our own lives, isn't it clear that what makes the world go round... read more

The Square and the Tower: History's Hidden Networks
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Category:

 European

Awards:Short-listed for National Book Awards 2017.

In The Future is History Masha Gessen follows the lives of four Russians, born as the Soviet Union crumbled, at what promised to be the dawn of democracy. Each came of age with unprecedented expectations, some as the children or grandchildren... read more

The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia
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Category:

 American

A dramatic portrait of one of America's most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant, by Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow, author of the book on which the astonishing musical Hamilton is based. As late as April 1861, when the American Civil War broke out, Ulysses S. Grant was a di... read more

Grant
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Category:

 Australian

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 barred place, where backpackers, prostitutes, str... read more

Kings Cross
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The words that failed were words of hope. But they did not fail at all times and everywhere. These gripping pages teem with words of defiance and optimism, sounds and images of tenacious life and adventurous modernism, music and drama, business and philoso... read more

Belonging : The Story of the Jews, 1492 - 1900
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A gripping memoir of life in Jerusalem from one of Australia's most experienced Middle East correspondents. Leading Australian journalist John Lyons will take readers on a fascinating personal journey through the wonders and dangers of the Middl... read more

A Balcony Over Jerusalem: A Memoir of the Middle East
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