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  • Shattered Nation

    Inequality and the Geography of A Failing State

    by Danny Dorling ...
    Britain is broken, but how did it become so divided?Britain was once the leading economy in Europe; it is now the most unequal. In Shattered Nation, leading geographer and author of Inequality and the 1% shows that we are growing further and further apart. Visiting sites across the British Isles and exploring the social fissures that have emerged, Danny Dorling exposes a new geography of ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Prisoners of Geography

    Read this now to understand the geopolitical context behind Putin's Russia and the Ukraine Crisis

    by Tim Marshall ...
    In his gripping new book The Future of Geography: How Power and Politics in Space Will Change Our World, Marshall digs deep into the past, present and future of the new 'astropolitics' that are set to change the face of life on Earth. Available to PRE-ORDER NOW in hardback, ebook and audio - out 27th April 2023]Ten Maps that tell you everything your need to know about global politics - the million ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Pacific: The Ocean of the Future

    Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world’s largest body of water, and – in matters economic, political and military – the ocean of the future.The Pacific is a world of tsunamis and Magellan, of the Bounty mutiny and the Boeing Company. It is the stuff of the towering Captain Cook and his wide-ranging network of exploring voyages, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • A Shorter History of Australia

    A broad, concise and inclusive vision of Australia and Australians by one our most renowned historians.After a lifetime of research and debate on Australian and international history, Geoffrey Blainey is well-placed to introduce us to the people who have played a part and to guide us through the events that have created the Australian identity: the mania for spectator sport; the suspicion of the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Origins

    How the Earth Shaped Human History

    Read the Sunday Times bestseller that reveals the Earth's awesome impact on the shape of human civilisations.'Stands comparison with Sapiens... Thrilling' Sunday TimesHuman evolution in East Africa was driven by geological forces. Ancient Greece developed democracy because of its mountainous terrain. Voting behaviour in the United States today follows the bed of an ancient sea.Professor Lewis ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Revenge of Geography

    What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this “ambitious and challenging” (The New York Review of Books) work, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts offers a revelatory prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and countries around the world.In The Revenge of Geography, Robert D. Kaplan builds on the insights, discoveries, and theories of ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Position Doubtful

    mapping landscapes and memories

    by Kim Mahood ...
    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 VICTORIAN PREMIER’S LITERARY AWARDS FOR NON-FICTIONImagine the document you have before you is not a book but a map. It is well-used, creased, and folded, so that when you open it, no matter how carefully, something tears and a line that is neither latitude nor longitude opens in the hidden geography of the place you are about to enter.Since the publication of her prize ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Welcome to the Outback

    by Sue Williams ...
    'The Outback isn't a place on a map; it's a place in your heart. It's an attitude, how you treat people, a way of behaving. It's your belief system, and how a whole nation of Australians often long for a time when life was simpler, less complicated, more genuine . . . 'Sue Williams has long been fascinated by the Outback – its striking landscapes, the salt-of-the-earth characters it breeds, its ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The World Is Flat 3.0

    A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

    This Independence Day edition of The World is Flat 3.0 includes an an exclusive preview of That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back, by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum, on sale September 5th, 2011.A New Edition of the Phenomenal #1 Bestseller"One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr. Friedman certai ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Happy City

    Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design

    Happy City is the story of how the solutions to this century's problems - from climate change to overpopulation - lie in unlocking the secrets to great city livingThis is going to be the century of the city. But what actually makes a good city? Why, really, are some cities a joy to live in? As writer and journalist Charles Montgomery reveals, it's not how much money your neighbours earn, or how ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • COVID-19

    What you need to know about the coronavirus and the race for the vaccine

    Australia and New Zealand editionFrom award-winning science journalist Dr Michael Mosley: The story of COVID-19, the greatest public health threat of our time ...This book charts the trajectory of a novel virus, from its emergence in China at the end of 2019 to its rapid worldwide spread.Based on the latest scientific discoveries, Dr Mosley provides a fascinating and detailed understanding of the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Wandering with Intent


    by Kim Mahood ...
    WINNER OF THE 2023 AGE BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR NONFICTIONTo essay means to try, to endeavour, to attempt — and to risk failure. For Kim Mahood, it is both a form of writing and an approach to life.In these finely observed and probing essays, award-winning artist and writer Kim Mahood invites us to accompany her on the road and into the remote places of Australia where she is engaged in long ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Adventures in the Anthropocene

    A Journey to the Heart of the Planet we Made

    by Gaia Vince ...
    ** Winner of Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2015 **We live in epoch-making times. The changes we humans have made in recent decades have altered our world beyond anything it has experienced in its 4.6 billion-year history. As a result, our planet is said to be crossing into the Anthropocene – the Age of Humans.Gaia Vince decided to travel the world at the start of this new age to see ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Lemuria

    The Lost Continent of the Pacific

    Beneath the rolling, restless seas lie the mysteries of forgotten civilizations. Swept by the tides, half buried in the sands, worn away by terrific pressure, are the remnants of a culture little known to our age of today. Where the mighty Pacific now rolls in a majestic sweep of thousands of miles, there was once a vast continent. This land was known as Lemuria, and its people as Lemurians. We ... Read more


  • Limits to Growth

    The 30-Year Update

    In 1972, three scientists from MIT created a computer model that analyzed global resource consumption and production. Their results shocked the world and created stirring conversation about global 'overshoot,' or resource use beyond the carrying capacity of the planet. Now, preeminent environmental scientists Donnella Meadows, Jorgen Randers, and Dennis Meadows have teamed up again to update and ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • The Victorian Bush: its 'original and natural' condition

    by Ron Hateley ...
    The Victorian Bush: its ‘original and natural’ condition aggregates in a readable way extracts from logs, reports and diaries of Victorian explorers, early settlers, travellers and officials that describe the vegetation and fauna they encountered.The author analyses what he sees are the major ecological processes across south-eastern Australia, including the role of fire. Obviously Victoria today ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • How to Hide an Empire

    A Short History of the Greater United States

    'Wry, readable and often astonishing... A provocative and absorbing history of the United States' New York TimesThe United States denies having dreams of empire.We know America has spread its money, language and culture across the world, but we still think of it as a contained territory, framed by Canada above, Mexico below, and oceans either side. Nothing could be further from the truth.This is ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Who Rules the World?

    by Noam Chomsky ...
    The essential account of geopolitics right now, from one of our greatest living intellectuals - including a new afterword on President Donald TrumpNoam Chomsky: philosopher, political writer, fearless activist. No one has done more to question the hidden actors who govern our lives, calling the powers that be to account. Here he presents Who Rules the World?, his definitive account of those powers ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Blue Lake

    finding Dudley Flats and the West Melbourne Swamp

    by David Sornig ...
    I’m here already, in the bleak, awful hour on Dudley Flats in which the final dereliction of Elsie Williams will come to pass. I’m beginning with it, so you won’t be under any illusion as to how it ends.In Blue Lake, David Sornig examines how the 8km-square zone to the west of central Melbourne became the city's blind spot. Once a fertile wetland with a large blue saltwater lagoon, it passed ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Empty Planet

    The Shock of Global Population Decline

    **A SUNDAY TIMES MUST-READ**'Riveting and vitally important' - Steven Pinker'A gripping narrative of a world on the cusp of profound change' - Anjana Ahuja, New StatesmanEmpty Planet offers a radical, provocative argument that the global population will soon begin to decline, dramatically reshaping the social, political and economic landscape.For half a century, sta... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Mudlarking

    Lost and Found on the River Thames

    by Lara Maiklem ...
    _______________WINNER OF THE INDIE BOOK AWARD FOR NON-FICTIONTHE TOP 2 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEKAN OBSERVERBOOK OF THE YEAR_______________Mudlark (/'mAdla;k/) noun A person who scavenges for usable debris in the mud of a ... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Microadventures: Local Discoveries for Great Escapes

    ‘Enthusiastic, pleasingly madcap’ GeographicalAdventure – something that’s new and exhilarating, outside your comfort zone. Adventures change you and how you see the world, and all you need is an open mind, bags of enthusiasm and boundless curiosity.Recommended for viewing on a colour tablet.So what’s a microadventure? It’s close to home, cheap, simple, short and 100% guaranteed to refresh your ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD $11.99 AUD

  • The Wooleen Way

    renewing an Australian resource

    by David Pollock ...
    A remarkable memoir detailing a heroic and unswerving commitment to renew the severely degraded land on Wooleen, a massive pastoral property in Western Australia’s southern rangelands.The outback conjures many images that the Australian psyche is built upon. Its grand vistas of sweeping dusty plains and its evocation of a tough pioneering spirit form the foundation of our prosperous culture. But ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • Tell Me How it Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions

    A moving, eye-opening polemic about the US-Mexico border and what happens to the tens of thousands of unaccompanied Mexican and Central American children arriving in the US without papers‘We are driving across Oklahoma in early June when we first hear about the waves of children arriving, alone and undocumented, from Mexico and Central America. Tens of thousands have been detained at the border. ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD