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  • Generations

    The Real Differences Between Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X, Boomers, and Silents—and What They Mean for America's Future

    A groundbreaking, “lavishly informative” (The New York Times) portrait of the six generations that currently live in the United States and how they connect, conflict, and compete with one another—from the acclaimed author of Generation Me and iGen.Upending the conventional theory that generational differences are caused by major events, Dr. Jean Twenge analyzes data on 39 million people from ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • 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

    $15.99 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

    $21.99 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

  • Quarterly Essay 73 Australia Fair

    Listening to the Nation

    Series Book 73 - Quarterly Essay
    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

  • 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

    $12.99 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

  • Quarterly Essay 9 Beautiful Lies

    Population and Environment in Australia

    by Tim Flannery ...
    Series Book 9 - Quarterly Essay
    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

  • Generation Less

    How Australia is Cheating the Young

    Series Book 9 - Redback
    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

    Edited by Jonathan Pearlman ...
    Series Book 7 - Australian Foreign Affairs
    “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

    $11.99 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

    $12.99 AUD

  • AFA8 Can We Trust America?

    A Superpower in Transition

    Edited by Jonathan Pearlman ...
    Series Book 8 - Australian Foreign Affairs
    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

    $11.99 AUD

  • AFA5 Are We Asian Yet?

    History vs Geography

    Edited by Jonathan Pearlman ...
    Series Book 5 - Australian Foreign Affairs
    “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

    $11.99 AUD

  • AFA10 Friends, Allies and Enemies

    Asia's Shifting Loyalties

    Edited by Jonathan Pearlman ...
    Series Book 10 - Australian Foreign Affairs
    “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

    $11.99 AUD

  • AFA6 Our Sphere of Influence

    Rivalry in the Pacific

    Edited by Jonathan Pearlman ...
    Series Book 6 - Australian Foreign Affairs
    “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

    $11.99 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

  • 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

    $18.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

  • 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

    $23.99 AUD

  • The Human Tide

    How Population Shaped the Modern World

    by Paul Morland ...
    'Superbly explained' Washington PostEvery phase since the advent of the industrial revolution - from the fate of the British Empire, to the global challenges from Germany, Japan and Russia, to America's emergence as a sole superpower, to the Arab Spring, to the long-term decline of economic growth that started with Japan and has now spread to Europe, to China's meteoric economy, to Brexit and the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Sad Little Men

    The revealing book about the world that shaped Boris Johnson

    by Richard Beard ...
    'Read this book' Alastair Campbell'A really wonderful book' Nigella Lawson via TwitterIn 1975 Richard Beard was sent away to boarding school. So were Boris Johnson and David Cameron.He didn't enjoy it. But the first and most important lesson was not to let that show.A public school education has long been accepted in Britain as a preparation for leadership, but being separated from your pare... ... Read more

    $16.99 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

    $25.99 AUD

  • The Great Leveler

    Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century

    Series Book 114 - The Princeton Economic History of the Western World
    Are mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic inequality? To judge by thousands of years of history, the answer is yes. Tracing the global history of inequality from the Stone Age to today, Walter Scheidel shows that it never dies peacefully. The Great Leveler is the first book to chart the crucial role of violent shocks in reducing inequality over the ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Exceptional People

    How Migration Shaped Our World and Will Define Our Future

    The past, present, and future role of global migrationThroughout 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 ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD