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  • The Advocate's Daughter

    A suspenseful legal thriller with a shock ending

    by Alex Finlay ...
    'SMART, SOPHISTICATED, SUSPENSEFUL, AND WRITTEN WITH REAL INSIDER AUTHENTICITY. A WINNER' LEE CHILDIt's not who you know, it's what you know about them . . .Among Washington D.C. power players, everyone has something to hide, including Sean Serrat, a Supreme Court lawyer. Sean transformed his misspent youth into a model adulthood, and now has one of the most respected legal careers in the country. ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

    The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need

    by Bill Gates ...
    In this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical - and accessible - plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid a climate catastrophe.Bill Gates has spent a decade investigating the causes and effects of climate change. With the help of experts in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, political science, and ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Rigged

    How the Media, Big Tech, and the Democrats Seized Our Elections

    FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER JUSTICE ON TRIALStunned by the turbulence of the 2020 election, millions of Americans are asking the forbidden question: what really happened?It was a devastating triple punch. Capping their four-year campaign to destroy the Trump presidency, the media portrayed a Democratic victory as necessary and inevitable. Big Tech, wielding unprecedented powers, ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • The Tiger Man of Vietnam

    by Frank Walker ...
    The Vietnamese hilltribes made him a demi-god. The CIA wanted to kill him. This is the remarkable true story of Australian war hero Barry Petersen.As he flew over South East Asia towards Vietnam, Captain Barry Petersen struggled to keep an aura of calm. Inwardly he was incredibly excited. Aged 28, highly trained, with experience in anti-communist guerilla warfare, he was about to embark on the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Laboratories of Autocracy

    A Wake-Up Call from Behind the Lines

    by David Pepper ...
    “It’s the statehouses, stupid.”Laboratories of Autocracy shows that far more than the high-profile antics of politicians like Marjorie Taylor Greene or Jim Jordan—and yes, even bigger than Donald Trump’s "Big Lie”—it’s anonymous, often corrupt politicians in statehouses across the country who pose the greatest dangers to American democracy.Because these statehouses no longer operate as functioning ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD

  • Becoming

    The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller

    An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir; 15 million copies sold worldwideTHE NO. 1 BESTSELLERBRITISH BOOK AWARDS, NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEARTHE SUNDAY TIMES, MEMOIR OF THE YEARBOOKS OF THE YEAR: THE TIMES, OBSERVER, GUARDIAN, EVENING STANDARD_______________________________In a life filled wit... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Other America

    Poverty in the United States

    In the fifty years since it was published, The Other America has been established as a seminal work of sociology. This anniversary edition includes Michael Harrington’s essays on poverty in the 1970s and ’80s as well as a new introduction by Harrington’s biographer, Maurice Isserman. This illuminating, profoundly moving classic is still all too relevant for today’s America.When Michael Harrington ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Book of Trespass

    Crossing the Lines that Divide Us

    by Nick Hayes ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA GUARDIAN, I AND SPECTATOR BOOK OF THE YEARSHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA GOLD DAGGER FOR NON-FICTION 2021'Brilliant, passionate and political . . . The Book of Trespass will make you see landscapes differently' Robert Macfarlane'A remarkable and truly radical work, loaded with resonant truths' George Monbiot</p... ... Read more

    $22.10 AUD $15.72 AUD

  • The 1619 Project

    A New American Origin Story

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post, NPR, Marie ClaireA dramatic expansion of a groundbreaking work of journalism and a profoundly revealing vision of the American past and present.In late August 1619, a ship arrived in the British colony of Virginia bearing a cargo of twenty to thirty enslaved people from Africa. Their arrival led to the b ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD $16.99 AUD

  • The Nordic Edge

    Policy Possibilities for Australia

    Climate and energy. Work/life balance. Mining taxes. Progress on policy issues like these is essential, and yet they have become subject to the most rancorous partisanship, the precipitation of culture wars, and have brought down governments. It is impossible to make any progress without major political upheaval. Or so it seems in Australia. Yet Nordic countries have taken a ‘ja, we can’ approach ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • On Anarchism

    by Noam Chomsky ...
    On Anarchism is an essential introduction to Noam Chomsky's political theory.On Anarchism sheds a much needed light on the foundations of Chomsky's thought, specifically his constant questioning of the legitimacy of entrenched power. The book gathers his essays and interviews to provide a short, accessible introduction to his distinctively optimistic brand of anarchism. Refuting the notion of ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • A Promised Land

    by Barack Obama ...
    THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making-from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy.'Gorgeously written, humorous, compelling, life affirming' Justin Webb, Mail on SundayIn the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • Power to the Public

    The Promise of Public Interest Technology

    “Worth a read for anyone who cares about making change happen.”—Barack ObamaA powerful new blueprint for how governments and nonprofits can harness the power of digital technology to help solve the most serious problems of the twenty-first centuryAs the speed and complexity of the world increases, governments and nonprofit organizations need new ways to effectively tackle the critical challenges ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • The Outsider

    A suspenseful legal thriller with a shock ending

    by Alex Finlay ...
    'The Outsider is as authentic and suspenseful as any John Grisham novel – and I like Grisham a lot' JAMES PATTERSONHe's always watching...Grayson Hernandez isn't happy. He's drowning in student debt from law school and the only job he's got is as a messenger. Worst of all, it's for the Supreme Court, where Gray is forced to watch the best and the brightest – the elite group of lawyers who serve as ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • How Civil Wars Start

    And How to Stop Them

    'When one of the world's leading scholars of civil war tells us that a country is on the brink of violent conflict, we should pay attention. This is an important book' Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, authors of How Democracies DieCivil wars are the biggest danger to world peace today - this book shows us why they happen, and how to avoid them.Most of us don't know it, but we are living in the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • With the Falling of the Dusk

    by Stan Grant ...
    A deeply powerful, poetic and compelling book on the challenges facing our world, from one of Australia's most experienced journalists and international commentators, Stan Grant.History is turning.In only a few short decades, we have come a long way from Francis Fukuyama's declaration of the 'end of history' and the triumph of liberal democracy in 1989. Now, with the inexorable rise of China, the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • If Women Rose Rooted

    A Life-Changing Journey to Authenticity and Belonging

    A life-changing journey from the wasteland of modern society to a place of nourishment and connection. Fifth anniversary edition, with new afterword for 2021.'Mind-blowing. An anthem for all we could be . . . I sincerely hope every woman who can read has the time and space to read it.' Manda Scott, author of Boudica and A Treachery of Spies'This is the core of our task: to respect and revere ... Read more

    $13.85 AUD

  • The System

    Who Owns the Internet, and How It Owns Us

    by James Ball ...
    'A fascinating exposé of the world behind your screen. Timely, often disturbing, and so important'Caroline Criado Perez, author of Invisible Women'Takes us beyond Zuckerberg, Bezos et al to a murkier world where we discover how everything online works and who benefits from it. Fascinating, engaging and important'Observer'Could not be more timely'<s... ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD $15.72 AUD

  • Battle for the Soul

    Inside the Democrats' Campaigns to Defeat Trump

    An award-winning political journalist for The Atlantic tells the inside story of how the embattled Democratic Party, seeking a direction for its future during the Trump years, successfully regained the White House.The 2020 presidential campaign was a defining moment for America. As Donald Trump and his nativist populism cowed the Republican Party into submission, many Democrats—haunted by Hillary ... Read more

    $22.65 AUD

  • A President Like No Other

    Donald J. Trump and the Restoring of America

    by Conrad Black ...
    Conrad Black, bestselling author of Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Champion of Freedom, Richard M. Nixon: A Life in Full, and Flight of the Eagle: America’s Rise from Colonial Upstart to the World’s Superpower, turns his attention to his friend President Donald J. Trump and provides the most intriguing and significant, but certainly not uncritical, analysis yet of Trump's political rise. Ambitious in ... Read more

    $22.76 AUD

  • The Triumph & Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson

    The White House Years

    From Lyndon Johnson’s closest domestic adviser during the White House years comes a book in which “Johnson leaps out of the pages in all his raw and earthy glory” (The New York Times Book Review) that’s been called “a joy to read” (Stephen Ambrose, The Washington Post Book World).Califano takes us into the Oval Office as the decisions that irrevocably changed the United States were being crafted ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • CAPITAL

    Vol. 1-3: Complete Edition - Including The Communist Manifesto, Wage-Labour and Capital, & Wages, Price and Profit

    Capital by Karl Marx is a foundational theoretical text in materialist philosophy, economics and politics. Marx aimed to reveal the economic patterns underpinning the capitalist mode of production, in contrast to classical political economists such as Adam Smith, Jean-Baptiste Say, David Ricardo and John Stuart Mill. Marx did not live to publish the planned second and third parts, but they were ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Dopesick

    soon to be a major TV series on Disney+

    by Beth Macy ...
    Now a major TV series on Disney+'A shocking investigation... Dopesick is essential' The Times'Unfolds with all the pace of a thriller' Observer'A deep – and deeply needed – look into the troubled soul of America' Tom Hanks'Essential reading' New York TimesBeth Macy reveals the disturbing truth behind America's opioid crisis and explains how a natio... ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Power of Geography

    Ten Maps that Reveal the Future of Our World – the sequel to Prisoners of Geography

    by Tim Marshall ...
    ***THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*'I can't imagine reading a better book this year’ Daily MirrorTim Marshall's global bestseller Prisoners of Geography showed how every nation’s choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Since then, the geography hasn’t changed. But the world has.**In this revelatory new book, Marshall explores ten regions that are set to shape global politics in a ... Read more

    $12.09 AUD