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  • Atrocities Committed By ISIS in Syria & Iraq: ISIL/Islamic State/Daesh

    by Joseph Spark

    War is a state of incessant conflict when the legal codes and moral laws that govern interactions in civil society are turned on their heads and momentarily cease to exist. Since the beginning of recorded history, some of the most atrocious crimes have been committed under the shadow of war and anarchy. In some instances, these war-time barbarous acts, such as the Nazi genocide of Jews, the ... Read more

    $4.21 AUD

  • Secret Empires

    How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends

    by Peter Schweizer

    #1 New York Times Bestseller!Peter Schweizer has been fighting corruption—and winning—for years. In Throw Them All Out, he exposed insider trading by members of Congress, leading to the passage of the STOCK Act. In Extortion, he uncovered how politicians use mafia-like tactics to enrich themselves. And in Clinton Cash, he revealed the Clintons’ massive money machine and sparked an FBI ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Bicycle Reader

    Number 1: Summer 2012

    by Jack Thurston and 1 more

    This is the first issue of the Bicycle Reader, a new collection of quality writing about cycling. Two thoughts inspired us to start this collection.The first is that there is a great deal of brilliant article and essay-length writing about cycling that remains inaccessible to most readers. Some of it languishes out of print. Other pieces appeared in publications read by only a tiny minority of ... Read more

    $3.59 AUD

  • Welcome to Hell

    One Man's Fight for Life inside the Bangkok Hilton

    by Colin Martin

    Written from his cell and smuggled out page by page, Colin Martin’s autobiography chronicles an innocent man’s struggle to survive inside one of the world’s most dangerous prisons. After being swindled out of a fortune, Colin was let down by the hopelessly corrupt Thai police. Forced to rely upon his own resources, he tracked down the man who conned him and, drawn into a fight, he accidentally ... Read more

    $8.99 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

    $12.31 AUD

  • Fundamental Love (Utah, Notorious USA)

    by Gregg Olsen and 1 more

    series Notorious USA
    With Photos!New York Times bestselling authors Gregg Olsen and Rebecca Morris take a new look at Utah’s most notorious crimes, including Megan Huntsman, the Utah mother who hid seven dead infants in a garage; a cold case that was finally solved by a child’s Lego; the rogue Fundamentalist Mormon who thought it was his right to marry and rape young girls; the sad case of children dying in hot cars; ... Read more

    $3.92 AUD

  • Fatal Car Accidents of the Rich and Famous

    by Jennifer Davies

    Fatal Car Accidents of the Rich and Famous   Contents Introduction; Isadora Duncan; George Patton; James Dean; Jackson Pollock; Eddie Cochran; Porfirio; Rubirosa; Jayne Mansfield; Steve Prefontaine; Marc Bolan; Grace Kelly; Cliff Burton; Billy Martin; Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed; Cozy Powell; Dale Earnhardt; Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes; Randy Savage; Frank Ryan; Ryan Dunn; Dan Wheldon Morbid ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • From the Corner of the Oval Office

    One woman’s true story of her accidental career in the Obama White House

    by Beck Dorey-Stein

    _____________________________‘If you’ve ever felt like you were out of your element, in over your head or working without a net, you will love this book. Funny, fast-paced, and so emotionally true it hurts.’ Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black_____________________________Guidelines for aspiring stenographers:· Neutral tones set the tone· Be discreet and neat – like a libraria... ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Wasting Police Time

    The Crazy World of the War on Crime

    by PC David Copperfield

    The No1 best-seller about law and order that the government lied about... Wasting Police Time is the hilarious and shocking truth about Britain's criminal justice system. Ever wondered why you can't find a policeman when you want one? PC David Copperfield has the answer: they're all inside the station, writing reports, photocopying, stapling and filing (when they're not getting caught up in the ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • America's Queen

    The Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

    by Sarah Bradford

    The definitive biography of Jackie Kennedy, by Britain's best royal biographerJackie Kennedy was a twentieth-century icon of glamour, elegance and grace. As the beautiful young wife of President John F. Kennedy, she was adored, her style imitated across the world.But beneath the perfection of her public life lay contradiction, passion, and, all to often, tragedy. Sarah Bradford's brilliant new ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • THE ROAD TO WIGAN PIER

    by George Orwell

    In the 21 Century it is difficult to understand the hardships that people lived in during the 1930s. While the poverty of the American farmers is portrayed by John Steinbeck in The Grapes of Wrath, I think the endless poverty and brutal hard work of the English urban is much worse. It is frightening to think people lived this way-- and that so little was done about it.   The Road to Wigan Pier ... Read more

    $2.90 AUD

  • Lights Out

    Islam, free speech and the twilight of the west

    by Mark Steyn

    Roaming from America to Europe to Australia, Lights Out is a trenchant examination of the tensions between a resurgent Islam and a fainthearted west - and of the implications for liberty in the years ahead. In 2007, the Canadian Islamic Congress brought three suits against Maclean's, Canada's biggest-selling newsweekly, for running an excerpt from Steyn's bestselling book America Alone, plus other ... Read more

    $10.95 AUD

  • Perverting the Course of Justice

    The Hilarious and Shocking Inside Story of British Policing

    by Inspector Gadget

    You do not have to know anything about the police, but it may harm your understanding of the world you live in if you do not read this book. Arresting 10-year-olds for for stealing sweets… Nicking adults for denying the existence of Santa Claus… Investigating Kelly's ex's new girlfriend's sister's boyfriend's ex for sending her a nasty message on Facebook. These are the things the cops spend ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • The Mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

    by Sylvia Wrigley

    Malaysia Airlines flight 370 departed from Kuala Lumpur airport shortly after midnight, full of passengers flying to Beijing. Half an hour later, the greatest mystery in aviation history had begun.Though most of us will board an aircraft at some point in our lives, we know little about how they work and the procedures surrounding their operation. It is that mystery that makes the loss of MH370 so ... Read more

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  • 9/11 Was An Inside Job

    by Gary Freeman

    The events of 9/11 shook the world. But how much do you really know about what happened that day? If your knowledge is based purely on what you've seen on the nightly news, prepare to have your mind blown as the unfiltered true facts of that horrific day are made clear in this fantastic book which breaks down all of the events of that day into bite-size chapters that will educate and shock you. ... Read more

    $1.79 AUD

  • William & Catherine

    A Royal Union of Love

    by Raymond Sturgis

    Prince William and Kate Middleton were declared man and wife at London's Westminster Abbey, in front of 1900 family and friends and a worldwide television audience estimated at as many as 2 billion. Wearing an ivory and white satin dress designed by Sarah Burton--a closely guarded secret until minutes before the service began—The Best Man Prince Harry presented his brother with a wedding ring to ... Read more

    $1.31 AUD

  • Better Than Sex

    Confessions of a Political Junkie

    by Hunter S. Thompson

    "Hunter S. Thompson is to drug-addled, stream-of-consciousness, psycho-political black humor what Forrest Gump is to idiot savants."--The Philadelphia InquirerSince his 1972 trailblazing opus, Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail, Hunter S. Thompson has reported the election story in his truly inimitable, just-short-of-libel style. In Better than Sex, Thompson hits the dusty trail again- ... Read more

    $18.58 AUD

  • Warrior Spirit Rising

    A Native American Spiritual Journey

    by Dianna Good Sky

    series Good Sky Stories #1
    Growing up, I knew two things to be true:My dad was a drunk.Being an Indian was complicated.When I joined the Navy, these two ideas were cemented when my fellow sailors, after finding out that I was an American Indian, would ask me if I drank a lot or if I still lived in a TeePee. They were asking questions because that’s what they knew and I couldn’t blame them. I could only answer “no” to both. ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Miami

    by Joan Didion

    An astonishing account of Cuban exiles, CIA informants, and cocaine traffickers in Florida by the New York Times–bestselling author of South and West.In Miami, the National Book Award–winning author of The Year of Magical Thinking looks beyond postcard images of fluorescent waters, backlit islands, and pastel architecture to explore the murkier waters of a city on the edge.From Fidel Castro and ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Unmasked

    Inside Antifa's Radical Plan to Destroy Democracy

    by Andy Ngo

    **Now a #1 NationalBestseller!A journalist who's been attacked by Antifa writes a deeply researched and reported account of the group's history and tactics.**When Andy Ngo was attacked in the streets by Antifa in the summer of 2019, most people assumed it was an isolated incident. But those who'd been following Ngo's reporting in outlets like the New York Post and Quillette knew that the attack ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

  • Spygate

    The Attempted Sabotage of Donald J. Trump

    by Dan Bongino and 2 more

    Everyone has an opinion about whether or not Donald Trump colluded with the Russians to defeat Hillary Clinton in 2016. The number of actors involved is staggering, the events are complicated, and it’s hard to know who or what to believe. Spygate bypasses opinion and brings facts together to expose the greatest political scandal in American history.Former Secret Service agent and NYPD police ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Profiles in Corruption

    Abuse of Power by America's Progressive Elite

    by Peter Schweizer

    NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLERWashington insiders operate by a proven credo: when a Peter Schweizer book drops, duck and brace for impact.For over a decade, the work of five-time New York Times bestselling investigative reporter Peter Schweizer has sent shockwaves through the political universe.Clinton Cash revealed the Clintons’ international money flow, exposed global corruption, and sparked a... ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Days You Wish You Could F**ck Someone UP

    When You Become Tired of People Sh* t

    by Raymoni Love

    In life, there is always someone or something that pushes us to the brink where we have to deal with them violently, non-violently, verbally or physically. I wrote this book for all the people that are tired of people f**cking with them, and wish for days where they could f**ck them up.In addition, you can see the purpose of this book, not from the title but from the frustrations, you or your ... Read more

    $3.92 AUD

  • Faking It in Bangkok

    Crime and Culture in the Digital Age

    by Christopher G. Moore

    The Cultural Detective established Christopher G. Moore as a writer whose essays deliver a unique perspective insight into Thai culture and contemporary political and social issues. In Faking It in Bangkok gangsters, gamblers, killers and other criminals are brought to life in the essays. Readers who follow Moore’s crime novels will enjoy his detours through the hard-edged noir world of Thailand ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD