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  • Bulldozed

    Scott Morrison’s fall and Anthony Albanese’s rise

    by Niki Savva ...
    Book 3 - The Road to Ruin Trilogy
    ‘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 of Coalition governments rocked by instability and bloodletting, ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

  • Plots and Prayers

    Malcolm Turnbull’s demise and Scott Morrison’s ascension

    by Niki Savva ...
    Book 2 - The Road to Ruin Trilogy
    In an enthralling sequel to her bestselling The Road to Ruin, Niki Savva reveals the inside story of a bungled coup that overthrew the Liberal prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, and installed a surprise successor, Scott Morrison, who went on to take the party to a miraculous electoral victory.On 21 August 2018, 35 Liberal MPs cast their vote against Malcolm Turnbull, effectively signalling the end ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Corporations Are Not People

    Reclaiming Democracy from Big Money and Global Corporations

    A revised and updated edition of the definitive guide to overturning Citizens United.Since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling that the rights of things—money and corporations—matter more than the rights of people, America has faced a crisis of democracy. In this timely and thoroughly updated second edition, Jeff Clements describes the strange history of this bizarre ruling, its ongoing ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Becoming

    The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller

    An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir; 17 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

  • Weapons of Math Destruction

    How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

    by Cathy O'Neil ...
    'A manual for the 21st-century citizen... accessible, refreshingly critical, relevant and urgent' - Financial Times'Fascinating and deeply disturbing' - Yuval Noah Harari, Guardian Books of the YearIn this New York Times bestseller, Cathy O'Neil, one of the first champions of algorithmic accountability, sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life -- and threaten to rip ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Little Book of Politics

    by DK ...
    series Big Ideas
    This ebook is the perfect introduction to politics and political thought throughout history.From the origins of democracy to Machiavelli's cunning statecraft, and from Rousseau's "social contract" to the American Declaration of Independence, Marxist communism, the dawn of populism, and identity politics, The Little Book of Politics examines the philosophies behind the different political beliefs ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Apocalypse How?

    Technology and the Threat of Disaster

    by Oliver Letwin ...
    'Entertaining and insightful' -- Evening Standard'One of the most important books of the year... Compelling' Jamie Bartlett, Literary Review'Timely' -- New StatesmanAs the world becomes better connected and we grow ever more dependent on technology, the risks to our infrastructure are multiplying. Whether it's a hostile state striking the national grid (like Russia did with Ukraine in 2016) ... ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Black Sun

    Based on a true story, the critically acclaimed Soviet thriller

    by Owen Matthews ...
    **'Outstanding' SUNDAY TIMES'A stunning debut thriller . . . utterly terrifying . . . absolutely riveting' DAILY MAIL'Fascinating . . . fearsome' FREDERICK FORSYTH'Enthralling' FINANCIAL TIMES'Thrilling . . . compelling' SIMON SEBAG MONTEFIOREHidden deep within central Soviet Russia is a place that doesn't appear on any ... ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Victory

    The Inside Story of Labor's Return to Power

    The inside story of Labor's return to power.Anthony Albanese's 2022 election victory was the most consequential in decades. As well as ending a 'lost decade' of conservative rule and bringing Labor into Federal power for the first time since 2013, it ushered in a new force in politics. The victory of the teal independents has changed both the face of the parliament and decimated the Liberal Party. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • On the Scent

    Unlocking the Mysteries of Smell – and How Its Loss Can Change Your World

    'Engaging and hopeful' New Scientist**A fascinating exploration of how losing our sense of smell can shape our world, and how the global pandemic transformed our understanding of this mysterious sense.When award-winning reporter Paola Totaro lost her sense of smell to Covid in March 2020, her world changed and dulled in an instant. Trapped in a sensory vacuum without fragrance or flavour, she ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Red-Handed

    How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win

    #1 New York Times BestsellerPeter Schweizer says that, in a quarter-century as an investigative journalist, this is the scariest investigation he has ever conducted.That the Chinese government seeks to infiltrate American institutions is hardly surprising. What is wholly new, however, are the number of American elites who are eager to help the Chinese dictatorship in its quest for global hegemony ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Apocalypse Never

    Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All

    Now a National Bestseller!Climate change is real but it’s not the end of the world. It is not even our most serious environmental problem.Michael Shellenberger has been fighting for a greener planet for decades. He helped save the world’s last unprotected redwoods. He co-created the predecessor to today’s Green New Deal. And he led a successful effort by climate scientists and activists to keep ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Energy Economics

    Science, Policy, and Economic Applications

    Energy Economics: Science, Policy, and Economic Applications explains energy systems from an economics perspective. Specifically, the author uses the tools of economics to analyze the development of modern energy systems, the world’s reliance on fossil fuels, and the components of a transition to cleaner energy resources. He also considers the science and policy underlying important energy issues, ... Read more

    $56.99 AUD

  • Just Mercy

    a story of justice and redemption

    WINNER OF THE 2015 ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NONFICTIONWINNER OF THE 2015 DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZEWINNER OF THE NAACP IMAGE AWARD FOR BEST NON-FICTIONNow a major motion-picture starring Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, and Brie Larson.#1 New York Times bestseller, and a widely acclaimed and multi-award–winning book, this is a powerful, true story about the pot... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • World Order

    Reflections on the Character of Nations and the Course of History

    As Henry Kissinger observes in this magisterial book, there has never been a true world order. For most of history, civilizations have defined their own concepts of order, each one envisioning its distinct principles as universally relevant. Now, as international affairs take place on a global basis, these historic concepts of world order are meeting. Every region participates in questions of high ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Sense of Balance

    by John Howard ...
    On how our sense of balance has defined us as a nation and will safeguard our future.In the years that John Howard served in the national parliament he came to understand the special character of Australia; to appreciate its strengths and weaknesses; and most importantly to respect the sense of balance in the formulation of public policy that has long defined us as a nation and made Australia an ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Scorched Earth

    Beyond the Digital Age to a Post-Capitalist World

    In this uncompromising essay, Jonathan Crary presents the obvious but unsayable reality: our 'digital age' is synonymous with the disastrous terminal stage of global capitalism and its financialization of social existence, mass impoverishment, ecocide, and military terror. Scorched Earth surveys the wrecking of a living world by the internet complex and its devastation of communities and their ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Unsettled

    What Climate Science Tells Us, What It Doesn't, and Why It Matters

    "Unsettled is a remarkable book—probably the best book on climate change for the intelligent layperson—that achieves the feat of conveying complex information clearly and in depth."—Claremont Review of Books"Surging sea levels are inundating the coasts.""Hurricanes and tornadoes are becoming fiercer and more frequent.""Climate change will be an economic disaster... ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Not Zero

    How an Irrational Target Will Impoverish You, Help China (and Won't Even Save the Planet)

    by Ross Clark ...
    The British government has embarked on an ambitious and legally-binding climate change target: reduce the country’s greenhouse gas emissions to Net Zero by 2050. The Net Zero policy was subject to almost no parliamentary or public scrutiny, and is universally approved by our political class. But what will its consequences be?Ross Clark argues that it is a terrible mistake, an impractical hostage ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • The State and Revolution

    Translated by Robert Service ...
    In July 1917, when the Provisional Government issued a warrant for his arrest, Lenin fled from Petrograd; later that year, the October Revolution swept him to supreme power. In the short intervening period he spent in Finland, he wrote his impassioned, never-completed masterwork The State and Revolution. This powerfully argued book offers both the rationale for the new regime and a wealth of ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • How America Lost Its Mind

    The Assault on Reason That’s Crippling Our Democracy

    Book 15 - The Julian J. Rothbaum Distinguished Lecture Series
    Americans are losing touch with reality. On virtually every issue, from climate change to immigration, tens of millions of Americans have opinions and beliefs wildly at odds with fact, rendering them unable to think sensibly about politics. In How America Lost Its Mind, Thomas E. Patterson explains the rise of a world of “alternative facts” and the slow-motion cultural and political calamity ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • The Final Act

    The Helsinki Accords and the Transformation of the Cold War

    Book 26 - America in the World
    The first in-depth account of the historic diplomatic agreement that served as a blueprint for ending the Cold WarThe Helsinki Final Act was a watershed of the Cold War. Signed by thirty-five European and North American leaders at a summit in Finland in the summer of 1975, the agreement presented a vision for peace based on common principles and cooperation across the Iron Curtain. The Final Act ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Drug Policy

    by Alison Ritter ...
    Taking a multidisciplinary perspective (including public health, sociology, criminology, and political science amongst others) and using examples from across the globe, this book provides a detailed understanding of the complex and highly contested nature of drug policy, drug policy making, and the theoretical perspectives that inform the study of drug policy. It draws on four different ... Read more

    $69.99 AUD

  • The Outsider

    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

    $7.99 AUD