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Discrimination & Race Relations

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  • Australia Day

    by Stan Grant ...
    'As uncomfortable as it is, we need to reckon with our history. On January 26, no Australian can really look away.'Since publishing his critically acclaimed, Walkley Award-winning, bestselling memoir Talking to My Country in early 2016, Stan Grant has been crossing the country, talking to huge crowds everywhere about how racism is at the heart of our history and the Australian dream. But Stan ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD $9.99 AUD

  • This Is What America Looks Like

    My Journey from Refugee to Congresswoman

    by Ilhan Omar ...
    Ilhan Omar's career is a collection of historic firsts: she is the first refugee, the first Somali-American and one of the first two Muslim women to serve in the United States Congress. Against a xenophobic and divisive administration, she has risen to global fame as a powerful voice in the Democratic Party's new progressive chorus of congresswomen of colour. This Is What America Looks Like is a ... Read more

    $27.05 AUD

  • Talking To My Country

    by Stan Grant ...
    The acclaimed national bestseller - moving, passionate, deeply felt and powerful.In July 2015, as the debate over Adam Goodes being booed at AFL games raged and got ever more heated and ugly, Stan Grant wrote a short but powerful piece for The Guardian that went viral, not only in Australia but right around the world, shared over 100,000 times on social media. His was a personal, passionate and ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Superior: The Return of Race Science

    by Angela Saini ...
    Financial Times Book of the YearTelegraph Top 50 Books of the YearGuardian Book of the YearNew Statesman Book of the Year‘Roundly debunks racism’s core lie – that inequality is to do with genetics, rather than political power’ Reni Eddo-LodgeFor millennia, dominant societies have had the habit of believing their own people to ... ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Slave Narratives Mega Collection. 18 of the Most Moving & Telling Memoirs. Illustrated

    Twelve Years a Slave, Up From Slavery, From Slavery to Freedom and others

    Slavery in the United States lasted more than two centuries. The adoption of the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in December 1865 abolished slavery after the American Civil War.The first slaves were forcibly removed from Africa by British slave traders beginning in the early 1600s.Redoshi, later renamed Sally Smith, was the last surviving female slave brought to the U.S. from Africa. ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Writing in the Sand

    by Matt Garrick ...
    The epic story of legendary band Yothu Yindi and 'Treaty', the song that gave voice to a movementWITH INTRODUCTIONS BY YALMAY YUNUPINGU & WITIYANA MARIKASometimes a musical revolution can erupt from the most unlikely of places. Long before they were ARIA Hall of Fame inductees, Yothu Yindi were a bunch of Yolngu (Aboriginal people of East Arnhem Land) and balanda (non-Indigenous) mates rocking out ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Lies, Damned Lies

    A personal exploration of the impact of colonisation

    **A deeply personal exploration of Australia’****s colonisation past, present and future by one of Australia's finest contemporary authorsThis is a difficult piece to write. It cuts closer to the bone than most of what I have written; closer to my bones, through my blood and flesh to the bones of truth and country; there is truth here, not disguised but in the open and that truth hurts.**In Lies, ... Read more

    $10.66 AUD

  • The Tyranny of Merit

    What's Become of the Common Good?

    **A TLS, GUARDIAN AND NEW STATESMAN BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020The new bestseller from the acclaimed author of Justice and one of the world's most popular philosophers**"Astute, insightful, and empathetic...A crucial book for this moment" Tara Westover, author of EducatedThese are dangerous times for democracy. We live in an age of winners and losers, where the odds are stacked in favour of the already ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Talkin' Up to the White Woman

    Indigenous Women and Feminism

    series Indigenous Americas
    A twentieth-anniversary edition of this tour de force in feminism and Indigenous studies, now with a new prefaceThe twentieth anniversary of the original publication of this influential and prescient work is commemorated with a new edition of Talkin’ Up to the White Woman by Aileen Moreton-Robinson. In this bold book, of its time and ahead of its time, whiteness is made visible in power relations, ... Read more

    $32.44 AUD

  • Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man

    by Emmanuel Acho ...
    "You cannot fix a problem you do not know you have." So begins Emmanuel Acho in his essential guide to the truths Americans need to know to address the systemic racism that has recently electrified protests in all fifty states. "There is a fix," Acho says. "But in order to access it, we're going to have to have some uncomfortable conversations."In Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man, Acho ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $9.99 AUD

  • Read This to Get Smarter

    about Race, Class, Gender, Disability & More

    by Blair Imani ...
    An approachable guide to being an informed, compassionate, and socially conscious person today—from discussions of race, gender, and sexual orientation to disability, class, and beyond—from critically acclaimed historian, educator, and author Blair Imani.“Blair answers the questions that so many of us are asking.”—Layla F. Saad, author of Me and White SupremacyWe live in a time where it has never ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • A History of Masculinity

    From Patriarchy to Gender Justice

    by Ivan Jablonka ...
    Translated by Nathan Bracher ...
    'Exhilarating . . . a work of scholarship, but also inspiration. . . Go and read Jablonka and change the world' Christina Patterson, Sunday Times'An unexpected bestseller in France. . . it has sparked conversations' ChallengesA highly acclaimed, bestselling work from one of France's preeminent historiansWhat does it mean to be a good man? To be a good father, or a good partner? A good brother, ... ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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  • The Farm

    by Joanne Ramos ...
    A gripping story about race, money and motherhood that asks: what would you sacrifice for a new life?'A firecracker of a novel'Madeline Miller'Intelligent, thought-provoking, slyly satirical'Sunday Times'About everything a book should be about: race and class, power and inequality - and it's dark and funny'Joanna Cannon... ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Mastery, Tyranny, and Desire

    Thomas Thistlewood and His Slaves in the Anglo-Jamaican World

    Eighteenth-century Jamaica, Britain's largest and most valuable slave-owning colony, relied on a brutal system of slave management to maintain its tenuous social order. Trevor Burnard provides unparalleled insight into Jamaica's vibrant but harsh African and European cultures with a comprehensive examination of the extraordinary diary of plantation owner Thomas Thistlewood.Thistlewood's diary, ... Read more

    $40.47 AUD

  • The Fortune Men

    Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Of The Year Award

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD 2021'Chilling and utterly compelling, The Fortune Men shines an essential light on a much-neglected period of our national life' Sathnam Sanghera, author of EmpirelandMahmood Mattan is a fixture in Cardiff's Tiger Bay, 1952, which bustles with Somali and West Indian sailors, ... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Invention of Wings

    by Sue Monk Kidd ...
    The No. 1 New York Times bestseller. A powerful and extraordinary novel about the unlikely friendship between two exceptional women during the last years of slavery in the US. From the celebrated author of the multi-million-copy-bestselling novel The Secret Life of Bees.'Fascinating... A splendid tribute to a pair of true heroines' The Times'Wonderful - well-written, moving and engaging by turns, ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • A Human Being Died That Night

    Forgiving Apartheid's Chief Killer

    While working for South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Committee, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela interviewed former police colonel Eugene De Cock, who commanded a unit believed to have killed a number of anti-apartheid activists. De Cock was charged with, among other crimes against humanity, six murders and sentenced to 212 years in prison. A Human Being Died That Night is about the complexities of ... Read more

    $15.94 AUD

  • The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden

    SUNDAY TIMES NO 1 FICTION BESTSELLERFROM THE AUTHOR OF THE HUNDRED-YEAR-OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT OF THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEAREDJust because the world ignores you, doesn’t mean you can’t save it . . .Nombeko Mayeki was never meant to be a hero. Born in a Soweto shack, she seemed destined for a short, hard life. But now she is on the run from the world ‘s most ruthless secret service, with three ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • 12 Years a Slave

    Tricked by two men offering him a job as a musician in New York State in 1841, Solomon Northup was drugged and kidnapped. His life in jeopardy, he was forced to assume a new name and fake past. Taken to Louisiana on a disease-ridden plague ship, he was initially sold to a cotton planter. In the twelve years that follow he is sold to many different owners who treat him with varying levels of ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • The Fatal Shore

    by Robert Hughes ...
    An award-winning epic on the birth of AustraliaIn 1787, the twenty-eighth year of the reign of King George III, the British Government sent a fleet to colonise Australia.Documenting the brutal transportation of men, women and children out of Georgian Britain into a horrific penal system which was to be the precursor to the Gulag and was the origin of Australia, The Fatal Shore is the definitive, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Twelve Years a Slave

    (12 Years a Slave)

    This unforgettable memoir was the basis for the Academy Award-winning film 12 Years a Slave. This is the true story of Solomon Northup, who was born and raised as a freeman in New York. He lived the American dream, with a house and a loving family - a wife and two kids. Then one day he was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in the deep south. These are the true accounts of his twelve hard ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • 12 Years a Slave

    This unforgettable memoir was the basis for the Academy Award nominated film 12 Years a Slave. This is the true story of Solomon Northup, who was born and raised as a freeman in New York. He lived the American dream, with a house and a loving family - a wife and two kids. Then one day he was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in the deep south. These are the true accounts of his twelve hard ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race

    The Sunday Times Bestseller

    'Every voice raised against racism chips away at its power. We can't afford to stay silent. This book is an attempt to speak'The book that sparked a national conversation. Exploring everything from eradicated black history to the inextricable link between class and race, Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race is the essential handbook for anyone who wants to understand race relations ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Mornings in Jenin

    Palestine, 1948. A mother clutches her six-month-old son as Israeli soldiers march through the village of Ein Hod. In a split second, her son is snatched from her arms and the fate of the Abulheja family is changed forever. Forced into a refugee camp in Jenin and exiled from the ancient village that is their lifeblood, the family struggles to rebuild their world. Their stories unfold through the ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD