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  • Three Women

    A BBC 2 Between the Covers Book Club Pick

    by Lisa Taddeo ...
    The International No. 1 Bestseller'Cuts to the heart of who we are' Sunday Times'A book that begs discussion' Vanity FairAll Lina wanted was to be desired. How did she end up in a marriage with two children and a husband who wouldn't touch her?All Maggie wanted was to be understood. How did she end up in a relationship with her teacher and then in court, a hated pariah in her small town?... ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Deer Hunting With Jesus

    dispatches from America's class war

    by Joe Bageant ...
    When Joe Bageant returned to his hometown of Winchester, Virginia, he rediscovered his redneck roots: ‘the great beery, NASCAR-loving, church-going, gun-owning America that has never set foot in a Starbucks’. But he soon realised that these were the very people who had carried George W. Bush to victory.This seemed ironic, because Winchester, like countless American small towns, was fast becoming ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • Lights Out

    Islam, free speech and the twilight of the west

    by Mark Steyn ...
    Roaming from America to Europe to Australia, Lights Out is a trenchant examination of the tensions between a resurgent Islam and a fainthearted west - and of the implications for liberty in the years ahead. In 2007, the Canadian Islamic Congress brought three suits against Maclean's, Canada's biggest-selling newsweekly, for running an excerpt from Steyn's bestselling book America Alone, plus other ... Read more

    $10.95 AUD

  • Tired of Winning

    A Chronicle of American Decline

    by Richard Cooke ...
    Polarised, enraged and spiritually bereft, America under Donald Trump seems to be on the brink of failure.In this dazzling debut, award-winning Australian writer Richard Cooke takes a close-up look at the state of the United States. From the theology of opioids to the aftermath of a mass shooting, from #MeToo to the paintings of George W. Bush, Cooke’s reporting takes him from an East Coast ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 73 Australia Fair

    Listening to the Nation

    series Quarterly Essay #73
    What do Australians want most from their next government? In this vivid, grounded, surprising essay, Rebecca Huntley listens to the people and hears a call for change.Too often we focus on the angry, reactionary minority. But, Huntley shows, there is also a large progressive centre. For some time, a clear majority have been saying they want action – on climate and energy, on housing and inequality ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Glimpses of Utopia

    Real ideas for a fairer world

    by Jess Scully ...
    It’s hard to be excited about the future right now. Climate change is accelerating; inequality is growing; politics is polarised; institutions designed to protect us are strained; technology is disrupting the world of work. We need to upgrade the operating systems of our society. Jess Scully asks, What can we do? The answer is: plenty! All over the world, people are refusing the business-as-usual ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Killing Sydney

    The Fight for a City's Soul

    'Presents serious issues in a way which neither patronises or mystifies the lay reader.' Paul Keating on Three HousesA blueprint for the future of our city in a radically changing world.Columnist Elizabeth Farrelly brings her unique perspective as architectural writer and former city councillor to a burning question for our times: how will we live in the future? Can our communities survive ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 9 Beautiful Lies

    Population and Environment in Australia

    by Tim Flannery ...
    series Quarterly Essay #9
    In the first Quarterly Essay of 2003, Tim Flannery launches an attack on the various lies that we tell ourselves about our resources, our past and our future. The lie of terra nullius that made us ignore the Aborigines' knowledge of the environment. The lie of the Snowy Mountains Scheme that did untold damage to our river system for the sake of white immigration. The lie that rushing to preserve ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Empty Planet

    The Shock of Global Population Decline

    **A SUNDAY TIMES MUST-READ**'Riveting and vitally important' - Steven Pinker'A gripping narrative of a world on the cusp of profound change' - Anjana Ahuja, New StatesmanEmpty Planet offers a radical, provocative argument that the global population will soon begin to decline, dramatically reshaping the social, political and economic landscape.For half a century, sta... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Generation Less

    How Australia is Cheating the Young

    series Redback #9
    A country that makes no room for the young is a country that will forfeit a fair future. This must not become Australia. Today’s young Australians are the first generation since the Great Depression to be worse off than their parents. And so, just as we have seen the gap between rich and poor widen over recent decades, we’re beginning to see young and old pull apart in ways that will wear at our ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • AFA7 China Dependence

    Australia's New Vulnerability

    series Australian Foreign Affairs #7
    “There is no Australian future – sunlit or shadowed – in which China will not be central.” ALLAN GYNGELLThe seventh issue of Australian Foreign Affairs explores Australia’s status as the most China-dependent country in the developed world, and the potential risks this poses to its future prosperity and security.China Dependence examines how Australia should respond to the emerging economic and ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • AFA8 Can We Trust America?

    A Superpower in Transition

    series Australian Foreign Affairs #8
    The eighth issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines the changing status of the United States as its dominance in the Asia-Pacific faces challenge from China and its “America First” foreign policy marks a shift away from global engagement.Can We Trust America? looks at the uncertainties for Australia as questions arise about the commitment of its closest ally.Michael Wesley argues that a shift ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • AFA5 Are We Asian Yet?

    History vs Geography

    series Australian Foreign Affairs #5
    “One of Australia’s defining characteristics is the belief that the nation is headed for an Asian future. Destiny allows little room for choice.” DAVID WALKERThe fifth issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines Australia’s struggle to define its place in Asia as it balances its historic ties to the West with its geography.Are We Asian Yet? explores Australia’s changing population, outlook and ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Future of Us

    Demography gets a makeover

    by Liz Allen ...
    Demography is far more important than destiny.By tracing connections between a population’s past and present, demographers can foresee its future. The true wonder of demography, though, is not its ability to predict the future but to shape it. With energy and passion, demographer Liz Allen sets out the potential paths to make Australia better.Bold, fearless and revealing,The Future of Usdoes more ... Read more

    $12.75 AUD

  • Bigger or Better?: Australia's Population Debate

    by Ian Lowe ...
    A comprehensive and detailed analysis of the controversial debate about Australia’s population numbers, this book clarifies the subject and addresses the many misconceptions. It provides a historic account of Australia’s population growth and a study of official data while examining the components of that growth in detail, including birth rates and immigration as well as the more recent trend of ... Read more

    $18.58 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • AFA10 Friends, Allies and Enemies

    Asia's Shifting Loyalties

    series Australian Foreign Affairs #10
    “These are anxious times. Not since early 1942 have Australians felt so in need of allies, yet been so unsure of their major ally … Canberra is eagerly, even desperately, looking for new protectors.” HUGH WHITEThe tenth issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines the alliances, blocs and rivalries emerging across the Asia-Pacific as nations adjust to the changing balance of power.Friends, Allies ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Bell Curve

    Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life

    The controversial book linking intelligence to class and race in modern society, and what public policy can do to mitigate socioeconomic differences in IQ, birth rate, crime, fertility, welfare, and poverty. ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • Waltzing at the Doomsday Ball: the best of Joe Bageant

    the best of Joe Bageant

    by Joe Bageant ...
    Essentially, it comes down to the fact that a very large portion of Americans are crazier than shithouse rats and are being led by a gang of pathological misfits, most of whom are preachers and politicians.In 2004, at the age of 58, writer Joe Bageant sensed that the internet could give him editorial freedom. Without having to deal with gatekeepers, he began writing about what he was really ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • AFA6 Our Sphere of Influence

    Rivalry in the Pacific

    series Australian Foreign Affairs #6
    “The uncomfortable reality is that preserving an exclusive sphere of influence in the South Pacific is not going to be possible against a regional power that is far stronger than any we have ever confronted, or even contemplated.” HUGH WHITEThe sixth issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines Australia’s struggle to retain influence among its Pacific island neighbours as foreign powers play a ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • iGen

    Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of Us

    As seen in Time, USA TODAY, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and on CBS This Morning, BBC, PBS, CNN, and NPR, iGen is crucial reading to understand how the children, teens, and young adults born in the mid-1990s and later are vastly different from their Millennial predecessors, and from any other generation.With generational divides wider than ever, parents, educators, and employers have an ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • AFA12 Feeling the Heat

    Australia Under Climate Pressure

    series Australian Foreign Affairs #12
    “Australia’s climate and energy policy is a ‘toxic time bomb’ . . . Now Morrison, feeling the heat from Australia’s allies, from growing numbers in the business community and from a majority of voters, needs to work out how he will handle that bomb.” MARIAN WILKINSONThe twelfth issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines the growing pressure on Australia as global and regional powers adopt tough ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Exceptional People

    How Migration Shaped Our World and Will Define Our Future

    Throughout history, migrants have fueled the engine of human progress. Their movement has sparked innovation, spread ideas, relieved poverty, and laid the foundations for a global economy. In a world more interconnected than ever before, the number of people with the means and motivation to migrate will only increase. Exceptional People provides a long-term and global perspective on the ... Read more

    $34.31 AUD

  • Millennials Rising

    The Next Great Generation

    By the authors of the bestselling 13th Gen, an incisive, in-depth examination of the Millennials--the generation born after 1982.In this remarkable account, certain to stir the interest of educators, counselors, parents, and people in all types of business as well as young people themselves, Neil Howe and William Strauss provide the definitive analysis of a powerful generation: the Millennials. ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD $10.88 AUD

  • Kids These Days

    Human Capital and the Making of Millennials

    In Kids These Days, early Wall Street occupier Malcolm Harris gets real about why the Millennial generation has been wrongly stereotyped, and dares us to confront and take charge of the consequences now that we are grown up.Millennials have been stereotyped as lazy, entitled, narcissistic, and immature. We've gotten so used to sloppy generational analysis filled with dumb clichés about young ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD