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'Transnational history at its finest ...social, political and cultural themes swirl together in one great canvas of immense detail and beauty' Gerard DeGroot, The Times A masterpiece which brings to life an extraordinarly turbulen... read more

The Pursuit of Power
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The nation breathed a sigh of relief when Malcolm Turnbull achieved his lifelong dream to become prime minister. Yet months into the job it was unclear what Turnbull wanted to achieve as prime minister. He was strangely underprepa... read more

The Turnbull Gamble
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On Saturday 23 November 2013 ten children were shot dead. The youngest was nine; the oldest was nineteen. They fell in suburbs, hamlets and ghettos. None made the national news. It was just another day in the death of ... read more

Another Day in the Death of America
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It is a collection of short essays by leading and emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander thinkers and leaders. Edited by and including contributions from Megan Davis and Marcia Langton, it conveys to Australians why indigen... read more

It's Our Country Too
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The bestselling author of The Australian Moment asks the most important question confronting the country right now - how do we maintain our winning streak? Most nations don't get a first chance to prosper. Australia is on its ... read more

Australia's Second Chance
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In this gorgeously illustrated book, join Betty Churcher on a personal tour of her most beloved works, including masterpieces by Rembrandt, Goya, Manet, Velazquez, Courbet, Vermeer and Cezanne. A trained artist, Betty's sketches reveal the... read more

Notebooks
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What a Time to be Alive: That and other lies in the 2016 campaign is the ugly and un-sanitised diary behind the curtain of the double dissolution election campaign. A poll fought between two wildl... read more

What a Time to be Alive: That and Other Lies in the 2016 Campaign
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Kevin Rudd was given no warning, but even he lasted longer than Abbott. Julia Gillard had plenty of warnings, but even she lasted longer than Abbott.
Abbott ignored all the war... read more

Road to Ruin - How Tony Abbott and Peta Credlin Destroyed Their Own Government
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"There is no more dramatic event in our political history than the dismissal. This book is the definitive story, filled with fresh documents, revelations and new interviews that change our understanding of this event. It is also a bril... read more

The Dismissal
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In a globalised world, wealthy states have the resources to protect refugees

What is a Refugee?
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'The most important book about our economy and society to be published in my lifetime' Irvine Welsh From Paul Mason, the award-winning Channel 4 presenter, Postcapitalism is a guide to our era of seismic economic cha... read more

Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future
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THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER. The crisis in Europe is not over, it's getting worse. In this dramatic narrative of Europe's economic rise and spectacular fall, Yanis Va... read more

And the Weak Suffer What They Must?: Europe, Austerity and the Threat to Global Stability
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A delightful and original look at the role of chance and outrageous fortune when it comes to politics - with a strong Australian focus.The Luck of Politics is full of amazing and interesting f... read more

The Luck of Politics: True Tales of Disaster and Outrageous Fortune
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 Political

Series:Australian quarterly essay
Awards:Winner of Queensland Premier's Literary Awards: Best Literary or Media Work Advancing Public Debate 2002.

In this national bestseller Robert Mane attacks the right-wing campaign against the Bringing them home report that revealed how thousands of Aborigines had been taken from their parents. What was the role of ... read more

In Denial: The Stolen Generations and the Right
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But does a powerbroker like Stephen Loosley ever leave the political word? In his candid memoir, Loosley writes about defending the indefensible, the best way to start and kill off rumours, the value of truth in campaigning, how to use humour to squash a scandal, the key to fundraising and why bullshit always comes back to smother you.

Machine Rules A Political Primer
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In World Order, Henry Kissinger - one of the leading practitioners of world diplomacy and author of On China - makes his monumental investigation into the 'tectonic plates' of global ... read more

World Order: Reflections on the Character of Nations and the Course of History
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE 2016 In 1985 Mikhail Gorbachev launched Perestroika, opened Russia up to the world, ended the Cold War and gave his people freedom. The demise of the Sov... read more

The Invention of Russia: The Journey from Gorbachev's Freedom to Putin's War
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Countering the atheist claim that believers are by default violent fanatics and religion is the cause of all major wars, Karen Armstrong demonstrates that religious faith is not inherently violent. In fac... read more

Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence
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In The Origins of Political Order, Francis Fukuyama took us from the dawn of mankind to the French and American Revolutions. Here, he picks up the thread again i... read more

Nophoto
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