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Cultural Studies

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  • Such a Fun Age

    'The book of the year' Independent

    by Kiley Reid ...
    'A new literary star' The TimesThe instant Sunday Times and New York Times bestsellerLonglisted for the 2020 Booker PrizeA Times, Guardian, Sunday Times, Telegraph, Mail on Sunday, Red, Good Housekeepingand Cosmopolitan Book of the YearWhen Emira is apprehended at a supermarket for 'kidnapping' the white child she... ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Lies and Falsehoods

    The Morrison Government and the New Culture of Deceit

    by Bernard Keane ...
    series The Crikey Read
    Lies and Falsehoods: The Morrison Government and The New Culture of Deceit by well-known political journalist Bernard Keane combines Crikey's eye-opening dossier of Scott Morrison's documented lies with Keane's insightful take on why deceivers dominate in the new era of politics. This book is the first in The Crikey Read series by Crikey and Hardie Grant Books.All politicians lie. They twist the ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Talking to Strangers

    What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know

    **THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'Compelling, haunting, tragic stories . . . resonate long after you put the book down' James McConnachie, Sunday Times Book of the Year**The routine traffic stop that ends in tragedy. The spy who spends years undetected at the highest levels of the Pentagon. The false conviction of Amanda Knox. Why do we so often get other people wrong? Why is it so hard to detect a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • Rising Heart: One Woman's Astonishing Journey from Unimaginable Trauma to Becoming a Power for Good

    'The best and the worst of our shared humanity...breathtaking and heartbreaking.' The Hon. Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVOOne woman's astonishing journey from unimaginable trauma to becoming a power for good.In 1999, Sierra Leone was in the midst of a brutal civil war where mindless violence, vicious amputation and the rape of young enslaved women were the everyday weapons of bloody conflict.It was also ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $9.99 AUD

  • Midsummer Dreams at Mill Grange

    an uplifting, feelgood romance

    by Jenny Kane ...
    series The Mill Grange Series #1
    'I am a big fan of Jenny Kane' Katie Fforde.Thea Thomas needs to get away from her old life... and the interfering ex who won't leave her alone. When she lands a job heading up the restoration of Mill Grange, a stunning Victorian manor in Somerset, it feels like the perfect opportunity to start afresh.What she didn't anticipate was how hostile the volunteer team – led by the formidable Mabel ... Read more

    $2.19 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Women Who Run With the Wolves

    Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype

    "Within every woman there is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. Her name is Wild Woman, but she is an endangered species. Though the gifts of wildish nature come to us at birth, society's attempt to 'civilize' us into rigid roles has plundered this treasure, and muffled deep, life-giving messages of our own souls. ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD

  • Just Us

    An American Conversation

    **A TLS, FINANCIAL TIMES, NEW STATESMAN, GUARDIAN AND OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEARFrom award-winning writer Claudia Rankine, the stunning follow-up to Citizen and Don't Let Me Be Lonely**'Audacious, revelatory, devastating' Robin DiAngeloAt home and in government, contemporary America finds itself riven by a culture war in which aggression and defensiveness alike are on the rise. It is not ... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • 99 Nights in Logar

    Shortlisted for the DSC Prize 2019Laconic, sharp and playful, 99 Nights in Logar is a stunning coming-of-age novel and a portrait of Afghanistan like no other, from an unforgettable new voiceMe and Gul and Zia and Dawoud out on the roads of Logar, together, for the first time, hoping to get Budabash back home before nightfallIt is 2005 in Logar, Afghanistan, and twelve-year-old Marwand has ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • The Body

    A Guide for Occupants - THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER

    by Bill Bryson ...
    #1 Bestseller in both hardback and paperback: SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE_______'A directory of wonders.' - The Guardian'Jaw-dropping.' - The Times'Classic, wry, gleeful Bryson...an entertaining and absolutely fact-rammed book.' - The Sunday Times'It is a feat of narrat... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Vinyl Countdown

    by Graham Sharpe ...
    'You hold in your hand a miracle. A book about a passion, and the hipsters, oddballs and old heads who share it, written by one of their number, albeit a ludicrously erudite one' - Danny KellyA revival of interest in vinyl music has taken place in recent years - but for many of those from the 'baby boomer' generation, it never went away.Graham Sharpe's vinyl love affair began in the 1960s and ... Read more

    $13.08 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • The Power of Geography

    Ten Maps that Reveal the Future of Our World – the sequel to Prisoners of Geography

    by Tim Marshall ...
    ***THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*'I can't imagine reading a better book this year’ Daily MirrorTim Marshall's global bestseller Prisoners of Geography showed how every nation’s choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Since then, the geography hasn’t changed. But the world has.**In this revelatory new book, Marshall explores ten regions that are set to shape global politics in a ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • The Hanging Garden

    From the Iconic #1 Bestselling Writer of Channel 4’s MURDER ISLAND

    by Ian Rankin ...
    series A Rebus Novel #1
    The ninth Inspector Rebus novel from the No.1 bestselling author of A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES.'Masterly' SUNDAY TIMES'Ian Rankin is a genius' Lee ChildDI Rebus is buried under a pile of paperwork but an escalating dispute between the upstart Tommy Telford and Big Ger Cafferty's gang gives Rebus an escape clause.Telford is known to have close links with a Chechen gangster bringing refugees into ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Why the Germans Do it Better

    Notes from a Grown-Up Country

    by John Kampfner ...
    ***THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER***BOOK OF THE YEAR IN GUARDIAN, ECONOMIST & NEW STATESMAN'Excellent and provocative... a passionate, timely book.' Sunday Times'A fine new book... thoughtful, deeply reported and impeccably even-handed.' The TimesEmerging from a collection of city states 150 years ago, no other country has had as turbulent a history as Germany or enjoyed so much... ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • Robin Hood

    The Life and Legend of an Outlaw

    “Impressively researched . . . an extraordinary combination of biography and cultural history” from the author of Heroes and Villains of the British Empire (Midwest Book Review).Robin Hood is a national English icon. He is portrayed as a noble robber, who, along with his band of merry men, is said to have stolen from the rich and given to the poor. His story has been re-imagined many times ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Chief Witness

    escape from China’s modern-day concentration camps

    A shocking depiction of one of the world’s most ruthless regimes — and the story of one woman’s fight to survive.I will never forget the camp. I cannot forget the eyes of the prisoners, expecting me to do something for them. They are innocent. I have to tell their story, to tell about the darkness they are in. It is so easy to suffocate us with the demons of powerlessness, shame, and guilt. But we ... Read more

    $29.80 AUD

  • Becoming

    The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller

    An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir; 15 million copies sold worldwideTHE NO. 1 BESTSELLERBRITISH BOOK AWARDS, NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEARTHE SUNDAY TIMES, MEMOIR OF THE YEARBOOKS OF THE YEAR: THE TIMES, OBSERVER, GUARDIAN, EVENING STANDARD_______________________________In a life filled wit... ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD $15.99 AUD

  • Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe

    by Roger McNamee ...
    This is the dramatic story of how a noted tech venture capitalist, an early mentor to Mark Zuckerberg and investor in his company, woke up to the serious damage Facebook was doing to our society and set out to try to stop it.If you had told Roger McNamee three years ago that he would soon be devoting himself to stopping Facebook from destroying democracy, he would have howled with laughter. He had ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Caging Skies

    THE INSPIRATION FOR THE MAJOR MOTION PICTURE 'JOJO RABBIT'

    THE INSPIRATION FOR THE OSCAR-NOMINATED MOTION PICTURE 'JOJO RABBIT' NOMINATED FOR 6 ACADEMY AWARDS INCLUDING BEST PICTURE AND BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAYThis extraordinary novel is seen through the eyes of Johannes, an avid member of the Hitler Youth in the 1940s. After he is severely injured in a raid, he discovers his parents are hiding a Jewish girl called Elsa behind a false wall in their ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Paradox of Choice

    Why More Is Less, Revised Edition

    Whether we're buying a pair of jeans, ordering a cup of coffee, selecting a long-distance carrier, applying to college, choosing a doctor, or setting up a 401(k), everyday decisions—both big and small—have become increasingly complex due to the overwhelming abundance of choice with which we are presented.As Americans, we assume that more choice means better options and greater satisfaction. But ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD $16.99 AUD

  • Another Country

    For several years now, Nicolas Rothwell has travelled the length and breadth of Northern and Central Australia. This book collects published and unpublished writing from that time. It contains sundry tales of marvellous places, told in an inimitable style. There are profiles of mystics and artists, explorers and healers, accounts of desert journeys, ground-breaking pieces on art, politics, ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Danish Way of Parenting

    What the Happiest People in the World Know About Raising Confident, Capable Kids

    'A shining alternative to high-stress modern parenting, and families from New Delhi to New York will shout with joy' Heather Shumaker, author of It's OK Not to Share and It's OK to Go Up the SlideDISCOVER THE PARENTING SECRETS OF THE HAPPIEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLDWhat makes Denmark the happiest country in the world -- and how do Danish parents raise happy, confident, successful kids, year af... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Beautiful Fall

    Fashion, Genius and Glorious Excess in 1970s Paris

    by Alicia Drake ...
    The dazzling story of Karl Lagerfeld and Yves Saint Laurent: of two men without equal, their meteoric rise and their bitter rivalryIn 1950s Paris, Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld were friends, the rising stars of the fashion world. But by the late sixties the city was invaded by a new mood of liberation and hedonism, and dominated by intrigue, infidelities, addiction and parties. Each ... Read more

    $18.36 AUD

  • Mr Nice

    The Incredible Story of an Unconventional Life

    by Howard Marks ...
    This is the true story of Howard Marks. He was Britain's most wanted man. He spent seven years in America's toughest penitentiary. You'll like him.During the mid 1980s Howard Marks had forty three aliases, eighty nine phone lines and owned twenty five companies throughout the world. Whether bars, recording studios or offshore banks, all were money laundering vehicles for his main concern: dope ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • One Bright Moon

    by Andrew Kwong ...
    Winner of the 2021 Michael Crouch Award, debut category of the National Biography Award: From famine to freedom, how a young boy fled Chairman Mao's China to a new life in AustraliaAndrew Kwong was only seven when he witnessed his first execution. The grim scene left him sleepless, anxious and doubtful about his commitment as a revolutionary in Mao's New China. Yet he knew if he devoted himself to ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD