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  • England's Cross of Gold

    Keynes, Churchill, and the Governance of Economic Beliefs

    series Cornell Studies in Money
    In England's Cross of Gold**, James Ashley Morrison challenges the conventional view that the UK's ruinous return to gold in 1925 was inevitable.** Instead, he offers a new perspective on the struggles among elites in London to define and redefine the gold standard—from the first discussions during the Great War; through the titanic ideological clash between Winston Churchill and John Maynard ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD

  • Slouching Towards Utopia

    An Economic History of the Twentieth Century

    by Brad de Long ...
    AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLERLONGLISTED FOR THE FINANCIAL TIMES BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2022From one of the world's leading economists, a sweeping new history of the twentieth century - a century that left us vastly richer, yet still profoundly dissatisfied.Before 1870, most people lived in dire poverty, the benefits of the slow crawl of invention con... ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

  • Putin’s People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and then Took on the West

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER‘An outstanding exposé of Putin and his criminal pals … [A] long-awaited, must read book’ SUNDAY TIMES‘Books about modern Russia abound … Belton has surpassed them all. Her much-awaited book is the best and most important on modern Russia’ THE TIMESA chilling and revelatory expose of the KGB’s renaissance, Putin’s rise to power, and how Russian black cash is subverting ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Sacred Economics, Revised

    Money, Gift & Society in the Age of Transition

    Expanded and updated, Charles Eisenstein's classic treatise on capitalism, currency, and the gift economy.This revised version traces the history of money, from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, and includes new material on cryptocurrencies and emerging research that has come out since the book's original publication. CharlesEisenstein shows how capitalism contributes to alienation, ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • The New Map

    Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations

    by Daniel Yergin ...
    A new type of Cold War is emerging between China and the West. . The global order is being simultaneously shaken by climate change and the shale revolution in oil and gas - and now by the coronavirus. Controversial fracking technology has given America unprecedented leverage as the world's leading energy powerhouse, ahead of Saudi Arabia and Russia, upending the chessboard of global politics and ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • A Brief History of the Future

    A Brave and Controversial Look at the Twenty-First Century

    Translated by Jeremy Leggatt ...
    What will planet Earth be like in twenty years? At mid-century? In the year 2100? Prescient and convincing, this book is a must-read for anyone concerned about the future. Never has the world offered more promise for the future and been more fraught with dangers. Attali anticipates an unraveling of American hegemony as transnational corporations sever the ties linking free enterprise to democracy. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

    by J. D. Vance ...
    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Coming November 2020 as a major motion picture from Netflix starring Amy Adams and Glenn Close‘The political book of the year’ Sunday Times‘A frank, unsentimental, harrowing memoir … A superb book’ New York Post‘I bought this to try to better understand Trump’s appeal … but the memoir is so much more than that. A gripping, unputdownable page-turner’ India Knight, ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Dog Days

    Australia After the Boom

    by Ross Garnaut ...
    Book 3 - Redback
    A blueprint for the nation after the boom. Australians have just lived through a period of exceptional prosperity, but, says influential economist Ross Garnaut, the Dog Days are on their way. Are we ready for the challenges ahead? In Dog Days, Garnaut explains how we got here, what we can expect next and the tough choices we need to make to survive the new economic conditions. Are we clever enough ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Dark Money

    how a secretive group of billionaires is trying to buy political control in the US

    by Jane Mayer ...
    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2016 GOODREADS CHOICE AWARDS, BEST NONFICTIONA LITHUB BOOK OF THE DECADEThe US is one of the largest democracies in the world — or is it?America is experiencing an age of profound economic inequality. Employee protections have been decimated, and state welfare is virtually non-existent, while hedge-fund billionaires are grossly under-taxed and big businesses make astounding pro ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • The Unwinding

    by George Packer ...
    America is in crisis. In the space of a generation, it has become more than ever a country of winners and losers, as industries have failed, institutions have disappeared and the country's focus has shifted to idolise celebrity and wealth.George Packer narrates the story of America over the past three decades, bringing to the task his empathy with people facing difficult challenges, his sharp eye ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Good Economics for Hard Times

    Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems

    FROM THE WINNERS OF THE 2019 NOBEL PRIZE IN ECONOMICS'Wonderfully refreshing . . . A must read' Thomas PikettyIn this revolutionary book, prize-winning economists Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo show how economics, when done right, can help us solve the thorniest social and political problems of our day. From immigration to inequality, slowing growth to accelerating climate change, we have ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Longest Decade

    Paul Keating and John Howard altered the nation’s body-clock. Between them, they dominated 30 years of power, as both treasurers and prime ministers. Typically, they have been seen only as antagonists with competing visions of Australia and its place in the world. In The Longest Decade, however, George Megalogenis argues that they also deserve to be seen as the twin architects of the political, ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Another Now

    Dispatches from an Alternative Present from the no. 1 bestselling author

    'I could not recommend this more. If you're looking for a sense of optimism, a sense of political possibility, this book is very important' Owen JonesWhat would a fair and equal society actually look like?Imagine a world with no banks. No stock market. No tech giants. No billionaires.In Another Now world-famous economist, Yanis Varoufakis, shows us what such a world would look like. Far from being ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Kleptopia: How Dirty Money is Conquering the World

    by Tom Burgis ...
    SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ‘If you think the UK isn't corrupt, you haven't looked hard enough … This terrifying book follows a global current of dirty money, and the murders and kidnappings required to sustain it’ GEORGE MONBIOT, GUARDIAN AN ECONOMIST AND WASHINGTON POST BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020‘When you pick this book up, you won’t be able to put it down’ MISHA GLENNY, author of MCMAFIA‘Gripping, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe

    'Magisterial ... Immensely readable' Douglas Alexander, Financial Times'Insightful, productively provocative and downright brilliant' New York TimesA compelling history of catastrophes and their consequences, from 'the most brilliant British historian of his generation' (The Times)Disasters are inherently hard to predict. But when catastrophe strikes, we ought to be better prepared than th... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • 13 Bankers

    The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown

    In spite of its key role in creating the ruinous financial crisis of 2008, the American banking industry has grown bigger, more profitable, and more resistant to regulation than ever. Anchored by six megabanks whose assets amount to more than 60 percent of the country’s gross domestic product, this oligarchy proved it could first hold the global economy hostage and then use its political muscle to ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • On Fire

    The Burning Case for a Green New Deal

    by Naomi Klein ...
    'Naomi Klein's work has always moved and guided me. She is the great chronicler of our age of climate emergency, an inspirer of generations' - Greta ThunbergFor more than twenty years Naomi Klein's books have defined our era, chronicling the exploitation of people and the planet and demanding justice. On Fire gathers for the first time more than a decade of her impassioned writing from the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Luck of Politics

    True Tales of Disaster and Outrageous Fortune

    by Andrew Leigh ...
    A delightful look at chance and outrageous fortuneIn 1968, John Howard missed out on winning the state seat of Drummoyne by just 420 votes. Howard reflects: ‘I think back how fortunate I was to have lost.’ It left him free to stand for a safe federal seat in 1974 and become one of Australia’s longest-serving prime ministers.In The Luck of Politics, Andrew Leigh weaves together numbers and stories ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Democracy in Chains

    the deep history of the radical right's stealth plan for America

    by Nancy MacLean ...
    An explosive exposé of the man and the ideas behind the well-heeled right's relentless campaign to eliminate unions, suppress voting, privatise public education, and curb democratic majority rule.Behind today’s headlines of billionaires taking over US government is a secretive political establishment with deep and troubling roots. The capitalist radical right has been working not simply to change ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Mission Economy

    A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism

    'One of the most influential economists in the world' WiredEven before the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, capitalism was stuck. It had no answers to a host of problems, including disease, inequality, the digital divide and, perhaps most blatantly, the environmental crisis. Taking her inspiration from the 'moonshot' programmes which successfully co-ordinated public and private sectors on a massive ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long Term Capital Management

    Charts are best viewed on a tablet.Picking up where Liar’s Poker left off (literally, in the bond dealer’s desks of Salomon Brothers) the story of Long-Term Capital Management is of a group of elite investors who believed they could beat the market and, like alchemists, create limitless wealth for themselves and their partners.Founded by John Meriweather, a notoriously confident bond dealer, along ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Lonely Century

    A Call to Reconnect

    by Noreena Hertz ...
    *** THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER ***'Destined to be a classic' Nouriel Roubini**'Brilliant, powerful and hopeful' Philippa Perry'Explosive, timely and urgent' Daily Telegraph**Even before a global pandemic introduced us to terms like social distancing, loneliness was already becoming the defining condition of the twenty-first century.But it's also one we have the power to reverse.Combining a ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Treasure Islands

    Tax Havens and the Men who Stole the World

    Billionaire Warren Buffet, currently the third wealthiest man in the world, paid the lowest rate of tax among his office staff, including his receptionist.In 2006 the world's three biggest banana companies did nearly �400 million worth of business in Britain but paid just �128,000 in tax between them.In January 2009, US law enforcement fined Lloyds TSB $350 million after it admitted secretly ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Sovereign Individual

    Mastering the Transition to the Information Age

    Two renowned investment advisors and authors of the bestseller The Great Reckoning bring to light both currents of disaster and the potential for prosperity and renewal in the face of radical changes in human history as we move into the next century. The Sovereign Individual details strategies necessary for adapting financially to the next phase of Western civilization.Few observers of the late ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD