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"First there was Girt. Now comes ...True Girt In this side-splitting sequel to his best-selling history, David Hunt takes us to the Australian frontier. This was the Wild South, home to hardy pioneer... read more

True Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia Volume 2
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"A Single Tree assembles the raw material underpinning Don Watson's award-winning The Bush. These diverse and haunting voices span the four centuries since Europeans first set eyes on the continent. Each of these varied contributors u... read more

A Single Tree (HB)
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In 2010, 24-year-old Sydneysider Adele Dumont volunteered to teach English to men in immigration detention on Christmas Island. She didn't expect to find the work so rewarding or the people she met so interesting. So when she was of... read more

No Man is an Island
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'...giving us what Australian history has desperately needed for years.' Canberra Times..'Keneally evokes these distant lives with concrete detail and vivid sympathy...his people inhabit the same world we do-we meet them wi... read more

Australians: A Short History
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"In Volume II of The Story of Australia's People, Geoffrey Blainey continues his account of the history of this country from the early Gold Rush to the present day, completing the story of our nation and its peopl... read more

The Story of Australia's People - Volume 2
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Quicksilver begins on a quiet day in contemplation of a lizard deep in the heart of the outback but quickly moves to the Russia of Tolstoy and Gorky, and on to other lands and times, bringing into play universal questions about the esse... read more

Quicksilver
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Double Dissolution
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The even more elaborately-titled sequel to The Short and Excruciatingly Embarrassing Reign of Captain Abbott, this is a tale of a muddling and middling prime minister and his atte... read more

The Curious Story of Malcolm Turnbull, the Incredible Shrinking Man in the Top Hat
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The Cold War between the West and the Soviet Bloc didn't end with detente in 1975: it just went underground. Until the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, tensions between the superpowers continued t... read more

The Secret Cold War: The Official History of ASIO, 1975-1989 (HB)
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‘Everyone knows that some of those kids are innocent … your dilemma is not whether the kids are innocent, but which of the kids are innocent.’
 
When Cathy McLennan first steps into Townsville’s A... read more

Saltwater
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For over 200 years Australia's official history has focused on English colonisation and 'discovery', with tales of British explorers and first generation white Australians navigating the vast and unfriendly... read more

1787: The Lost Chapters of Australia's Beginnings
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Captain Edward Denny Day u the only law 'from the Big River to the sea' u was Australia's greatest lawman, yet few have heard of him. This is his story. Once t... read more

Denny Day: The Life and Times of Australia's Greatest Lawman the Forgotten Hero of the Myall Creek Massacre
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The first-ever illustrated account of Captain James Cook's epic eighteenth-century voyages, complete with excerpts from his vivid journals. This is history's greatest adven... read more

The Voyages of Captain James Cook : The Illustrated Accounts of Three Epic Pacific Voyages
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The verdict is guilty. As soon as legally possible, Hachette Australia will publish a gripping account of former New South Wales police officer, Roger Rogerson, who, along with another former police officer, Glen McNamara, has been fo... read more

Roger Rogerson
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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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Not Just For This Life is a salute and tribute to Gough Whitlam, commemorating what would have been his 100th birthday. Upon his death in October 2014 there was a national outpouring of grief and affectionat... read more

Not Just for This Life : Gough Whitlam Remembered
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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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One of the most shocking murder trials in Australia's legal history, and the tribulations of the man who conducted it. In 1838, eleven convicts and former convicts were put on trial for the brutal murder of 28 Aboriginal men, wom... read more

Murder at Myall Creek
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These are the stories about Australia's hardest inmates, from Australia's hardest inmates: the true and uncensored account of life inside Australia's toughest prisons. 'Porky Pig' stalks the yard, snorting and grunt... read more

Australia's Toughest Prisons: Inmates
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Even before James Squire set sail as a convict aboard the First Fleet, liquor was playing its part in shaping the colony-to-be. Who was entitled to it and who wasn't; who could make and sell it and who co... read more

Grog A Bottled History of Australia's First 30 Years
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