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  • How to Vote Progressive

    Labor or Green?

    Edited by Sean Scalmer, Dennis Altman ...
    Red or Green? Traditionally, Australian progressives have supported the Australian Labor Party; increasingly, The Greens appeal. What are the key differences between the parties? Is greater collaboration desirable? Is it likely?Some progressives remain strongly committed to Labor or The Greens. Others have abandoned one or other of the parties from bitter experience. Others still are genuinely ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Flirting With Scandal: Capital Confessions 1

    Series Book 1 - Capital Confessions
    From the author of Next Year In Havana, a Reese Witherspoon's Book Club pick!A tantalising series that lovers of Scandal, House of Cards, and fans of Kristen Proby and Lauren Layne will be unable to resist. Prepare to be addicted to the love stories, seduction, secrets and lies in the city of scandal...Welcome to Washington, D.C., city of scandal, where no secret stays hidden for long...<... ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • How They Broke Britain

    The Instant Sunday Times Bestseller

    by James O'Brien ...
    THE REVEALING, DEFINING ACCOUNT OF THE DARK NETWORK THAT BROKE OUR COUNTRY.'An exceptional broadcaster' - Guardian | 'Consistently, forensically, brilliant' - Emily MaitlisSomething has gone really wrong in Britain.Our economy has tanked, our freedoms are shrinking, and social divisions are growing. Our politicians seem most interested in their own careers, and much of the media only make things ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • On the Voice to Parliament

    'An engaging, Aboriginal storytelling-style essay [that] argues clearly why the Voice will benefitFirst Nations people and the Australian nation.' - PROFESSOR PETER YU AM, Vice-President (First Nations), Australian National UniversityKimberley-born Indigenous business leader Charles Prouse has spent 30 years working in Indigenousaffairs across the corporate, government and non-profit sectors. He's ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Media and January 6th

    Series series Journalism and Political Communication Unbound
    The images cast across screens across the country on January 6, 2021, laid bare the fragility of American democracy as the steps and halls of the US Capitol were inundated by a violent band of insurrectionists. Fed by blatant lies, political anger, and racial animus, they sought to halt a procedure enshrined in the US Constitution and to overturn a freely and fairly run election. Meanwhile, ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • Referendums and Ethnic Conflict

    by Matt Qvortrup ...
    Series series National and Ethnic Conflict in the 21st Century
    Although referendums have been used for centuries to settle ethnonational conflicts, there had yet been no systematic study or generalized theory concerning their effectiveness until Matt Qvortrup's Referendums and Ethnic Conflict. Qvortrup's study filled the gap with a comparative and empirical analysis of all the referendums held on ethnic and national issues from the French Revolution to the ... Read more

    $45.99 AUD

  • Maverick Messiah

    A Political Biography of N.T. Rama Rao

    'Excellent political biography of NTR. I enjoyed reading it. There is a lot of good stuff here'SANJAYA BARU, author, political commentator'A very objective, lucid, truthful biography'DR JAYAPRAKASH NARAYAN, founder, Lok Satta'...fair, even-handed and objective in assessing NTR's political journey'PARAKALA PRABHAKAR, author, political commentator'Found it impossible... ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Disloyal: A Memoir

    The True Story of the Former Personal Attorney to President Donald J. Trump

    by Michael Cohen ...
    **A #1 New York Times Bestseller!"I read it cover-to-cover. I did not intend to, but I started at the beginning and didn’t put it down until it was over."—Rachel Maddow, MSNBC**This book almost didn’t see the light of day as government officials tried to bar its publication.The Inside Story of the Real President Trump, by His Former Attorney and Personal Advisor—The Man Who Helped Get Him Into the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Bulldozed

    Scott Morrison’s fall and Anthony Albanese’s rise

    by Niki Savva ...
    Series Book 3 - The Road to Ruin Trilogy
    WINNER OF THE 2023 ABIA GENERAL NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD‘The gripping inside story of how Scott Morrison went from miracle man to roadkill. Savva portrays a fatally flawed leader who trashed his government, his party, and his legacy.’—Laurie OakesBetween 2013 and 2022, Tony Abbott begat Malcolm Turnbull, who begat Scott Morrison. For nine long years, Australia was governed by a succession ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

  • American Carnage

    On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump

    by Tim Alberta ...
    New York Times Bestseller“Not a conventional Trump-era book. It is less about the daily mayhem in the White House than about the unprecedented capitulation of a political party. This book will endure for helping us understand not what is happening but why it happened…. [An] indispensable work.”—Washington PostPolitico Magazine’s chief political correspondent provides a rollicking insider’s look at ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Greetings from Trumpland

    How an unprecedented presidency changed everything

    Greetings from Trumpland explores how an unprecedented presidency changed everything.As we enter a post-Trump era, facts are a matter of opinion, the boundaries of civility have shifted, and populism has re-emerged as a powerful tool for political leaders the world over.In a masterclass on using anger and fear for political gain, Donald Trump harnessed the power of social media to develop blind ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Venom

    Vendettas, Betrayals and the Price of Power

    by David Crowe ...
    A cracking account of the rivalries and hatreds that split the Liberal Party, brought down Malcolm Turnbull and propelled Scott Morrison to power.They plotted. They schemed. They unleashed chaos.Australia lost two prime ministers in three years in a period of political bloodshed that took the nation's government to the brink of collapse - until an extraordinary election changed everything.Venom is ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Everybody Lies

    What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAN ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEARA NEW STATESMAN BOOK OF THE YEAR'This book is about a whole new way of studying the mind ... Endlessly fascinating' Steven Pinker'A whirlwind tour of the modern human psyche' EconomistEverybody lies, to friends, lovers, doctors, pollsters – and to themselves. In Internet searc... ... Read more

    $15.99 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 Kennedy Brothers

    The Rise and Fall of Jack and Bobby

    Eight years apart in age, John F. and Robert F. Kennedy were wildly different in temperament and sensibility. Jack was the leader-charismatic, ironic, capable of extraordinary growth and reach, yet also reckless. Bobby was the fearless, hardworking Boy Scout-unafraid of dirty work and ruthless about protecting his brother and destroying their enemies. Jack, it was said, was the first Irish Brahman ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • I Alone Can Fix It

    Donald J. Trump's Catastrophic Final Year

    THE NO. 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'A blockbuster . . . Essential reading' GUARDIAN'Packed with hair-raising revelations' OBSERVERThe definitive behind-the-scenes story of Trump's final year in office, by Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig, the Pulitzer Prize winning reporters and authors of the #1 New York Times bestseller, A Very Stable GeniusThe tr... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage

    How Australia Got Compulsory Voting

    by Judith Brett ...
    It’s compulsory to vote in Australia.We are one of a handful of countries in the world that enforce this rule at election time, and the only English-speaking country that makes its citizens vote.Not only that, we embrace it. We celebrate compulsory voting with barbeques and cake stalls at polling stations, and election parties that spill over into Sunday morning.But how did this come to be: when ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 63 Enemy Within

    American Politics in the Time of Trump

    by Don Watson ...
    Series Book 63 - Quarterly Essay
    In Enemy Within, Don Watson takes a memorable journey into the heart of the United States in the year 2016 – and the strangest election campaign that country has seen.Travelling in the Midwest, Watson reflects on the rise of Donald Trump and the “thicket of unreality” that is the American media. Behind this he finds a deeply fearful and divided culture. Watson considers the irresistible pull – for ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • How the World Works

    by Noam Chomsky ...
    The essential guide to Chomsky and his brilliant ideas on the global state of affairsAn extraordinary collection of Chomsky's speeches and his interviews with David Barsamian, edited by Arthur Naiman. With exceptional clarity and power of argument, Noam Chomsky lays bare as no one else can the realities of contemporary geopolitics.Including classic essays such as:* What Uncle Sam Really Wants* The ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72 (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)

    Series series Harper Perennial Modern Classics
    The best, the fastest, the hippest and the most unorthodox account ever published of the US presidential electoral process in all its madness and corruption.In 1972 Hunter S. Thompson, the creator and king of Gonzo journalism, covered the US presidential campaign for Rolling Stone magazine alongside the establishment newsmen of Washington. The result is a classic piece of subversive reportage and ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 74 The Prosperity Gospel

    How Scott Morrison Won and Bill Shorten Lost

    by Erik Jensen ...
    Series Book 74 - Quarterly Essay
    What went wrong for Labor and how did Scott Morrison achieve his remarkable victory? In this dazzling report from the campaign trail, Erik Jensen homes in on the insecurities that drive Bill Shorten and the certainties that helped Scott Morrison win. He considers how each man reflects, challenges and comforts the national character.Who are Morrison’s “quiet Australians”? What did Shorten Labor ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • First Among Equals

    Australia’s Prime Ministers from Barton to Turnbull

    Since Federation in 1901, 29 people have served in the position of Australian prime minister. Some have had the position thrust upon them. Some have schemed their way to the top. Four have served more than once. Three have died in office. Seven have been dumped by their own party. This pocket reference tells each one’s story. ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Insane Clown President

    Dispatches from the American Circus

    by Matt Taibbi ...
    *One of the most important voices in contemporary American journalism - IndependentMatt Taibbi is one of the few journalists in America who speaks truth to power - Bernie SandersMatt Taibbi is the best polemic journalist in America - Felix Salmon*NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"The thing is, when you actually think about it, it's not funny. Given what's at stake, it's more like the opposite, l... ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Making of Donald Trump

    **THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER that first revealed the Russia connectionThe culmination of nearly 30 years of reporting on Donald Trump, this in-depth report by Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter David Cay Johnston takes a revealingly close look at the mogul's rise to prominence --- and, now, ultimate power**Covering the long arc of Trump’s career, Johnston tells the full story of how ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD