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  • One Bright Moon

    by Andrew Kwong ...
    Winner of the 2021 Michael Crouch Award, debut category of the National Biography Award: From famine to freedom, how a young boy fled Chairman Mao's China to a new life in AustraliaAndrew Kwong was only seven when he witnessed his first execution. The grim scene left him sleepless, anxious and doubtful about his commitment as a revolutionary in Mao's New China. Yet he knew if he devoted himself to ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Freezing Order

    A True Story of Russian Money Laundering, Murder,and Surviving Vladimir Putin's Wrath

    by Bill Browder ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES NO 2 BESTSELLER ** THE NEW YORK TIMES NO 1 BESTSELLER‘More explosive, compulsive and gasp-inducingly, spine-tinglingly, mouth-dryingly, heart-poundingly thrilling than any fiction I have read for years, but it is all true’ Stephen Fry‘Mind-blowing...Browder's battle for justice is at times terrifying, at times deeply touching’ Catherine Belton**‘**A jaw-dropping exposé by Putin’s ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Putin’s People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and then Took on the West

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER‘An outstanding exposé of Putin and his criminal pals … [A] long-awaited, must read book’ SUNDAY TIMES‘Books about modern Russia abound … Belton has surpassed them all. Her much-awaited book is the best and most important on modern Russia’ THE TIMESA chilling and revelatory expose of the KGB’s renaissance, Putin’s rise to power, and how Russian black cash is subverting ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • The Divider

    Trump in the White House, 2017-2021

    **"The most comprehensive and detailed account of the Trump presidency yet published."—The Washington Post"A sumptuous feast of astonishing tales...The more one reads, the more one wishes to read."—NPR.comThe inside story of the four years when Donald Trump went to war with Washington, from the chaotic beginning to the violent finale, told by revered journalists Peter Baker of The New York Times ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • The Wonder of Little Things

    A First Nations Elder shares his extraordinary story of finding kindness in the midst of prejudice, and joy in living life to the full'A powerful tale that tells a different story of our country' -- Bruce Pascoe'A great Australian book about a great Australian' -- Paul Kennedy'Told with heart' -- Ali Cobby Eckermann'Destined to become a classic' -- Phillip Adams'... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • John Stonehouse, My Father

    The True Story of the Runaway MP

    **The authoritative account of the infamous runaway MP, by his daughter.'A compelling account of an extraordinary political scandal, written from inside the Stonehouse family'. Martin Bell**On 20 November 1974, British Labour MP and Privy Counsellor John Stonehouse faked his death in Miami and, using a forged identity, entered Australia hoping to escape his old life and start anew. One month later ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America

    ‘This is the book Trump fears most.’ – AxiosFew journalists have covered Donald Trump more extensively than Maggie Haberman. And few better understand the polarizing 45th president or his motivations. In this astonishing, illuminating book, Haberman reveals all about Trump the man, the president and the phenomenon.Interviews with hundreds of sources and with Trump himself portray a complicated and ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD $14.99 AUD

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  • We Don't Know Ourselves

    A Personal History of Ireland Since 1958

    The #1 Irish Times bestsellerWINNER of the An Post Irish Book Awards'A clear-eyed, myth-dispelling masterpiece' Marian Keyes'Sweeping, authoritative and profoundly intelligent' Colm Tóibín, Guardian'With the pace and twists of an enthralling novel' Irish Times'Evocative, moving, funny and furious' Dominic Sandbrook, Sunday Times'An enthralling, ... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Abominations: Selected essays from a career of courting self-destruction

    The first essay collection from one of the most acclaimed writers of our time.‘Testament to the fierce intelligence of a writer who wants us to think more, probe more, challenge more — and who also makes it fun’ SUNDAY TIMES‘You may disagree with Lionel Shriver’s bracing journalism, but her right to spark disquiet goes to the heart of the freedom of expression issue’ Rachel Cooke, OBSERVER ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • In Order To Live

    A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom

    by Yeonmi Park ...
    'I am most grateful for two things: that I was born in North Korea, and that I escaped from North Korea.'Yeonmi Park was not dreaming of freedom when she escaped from North Korea. She didn't even know what it meant to be free. All she knew was that she was running for her life, that if she and her family stayed behind they would die - from starvation, or disease, or even execution.This book is the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Too Much and Never Enough

    How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man

    * THE INTERNATIONAL AND SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER *In this revelatory, authoritative portrait of Donald J. Trump and the toxic family that made him, Mary L. Trump, a trained clinical psychologist and Donald’s only niece, shines a bright light on the dark history of their family in order to explain how her uncle became the man who threatened the world’s health, economic security and social ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • The Spy and the Traitor

    The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

    by Ben MacIntyre ...
    *The No.1 Sunday Times Bestseller**Shortlisted for the 2018 Baillie Gifford Prize**Bill Gates' Top 5 Books for 2020*'THE BEST TRUE SPY STORY I HAVE EVER READ' JOHN LE CARR****ÉA thrilling Cold War story about a KGB double agent, by one of Britain's greatest historians - now with a new afterwordOn a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy av... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Winston Churchill: The Life, Lessons & Rules for Success

    by Jack Morris ...
    Physically below average, accident prone and a speech impediment. These are not qualities that would ordinarily produce one of the greatest leaders in modern history, fortunately Churchill was no ordinary man.Many know Winston Churchill from his exceptional leadership during the Second World War. That is only part of the story. Churchill has much to teach us, whether you are in politics or not ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Life and Death Decisions

    ’Just brilliant... The book of the Decade.' - Tim FlanneryI found Dad dead on the side of a dirt road. I was sixteen; he was forty-nine.After Lachlan McIver’s father suffers a sudden, fatal heart attack it sends him into a spiral of grief and outrage. This tragedy inspires him to become a doctor and he eventually finds his calling – providing care for communities in some of the most remote and ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Hitler's Girl

    The British Aristocracy and the Third Reich on the Eve of WWII

    by Lauren Young ...
    A timely, riveting book that presents for the first time an alternative history of 1930s Britain, revealing how prominent fascist sympathizers nearly succeeded in overturning British democracy—using the past as a road map to navigate the complexities of today’s turn toward authoritarianism.Hitler’s Girl is a groundbreaking history that reveals how, in the 1930s, authoritarianism nearly took hold ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Australia Day

    by Stan Grant ...
    'As uncomfortable as it is, we need to reckon with our history. On January 26, no Australian can really look away.'Since publishing his critically acclaimed, Walkley Award-winning, bestselling memoir Talking to My Country in early 2016, Stan Grant has been crossing the country, talking to huge crowds everywhere about how racism is at the heart of our history and the Australian dream. But Stan ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Shadowplay

    Behind the Lines and Under Fire: The Inside Story of Europe's Last War

    by Tim Marshall ...
    A gripping eyewitness account of a major 20th-century military conflict by the UK's most popular writer on geopoliticsThe shattering of Yugoslavia in the 1990s showed that, after nearly 50 years of peace, war could return to Europe. It came to its bloody conclusion in Kosovo in 1999.Tim Marshall, then diplomatic editor at Sky News, was on the ground covering the Kosovo War. This is his ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Franklin and Eleanor

    An Extraordinary Marriage

    by Hazel Rowley ...
    Franklin Delano and Eleanor Roosevelt's marriage is one of the most celebrated and scrutinized partnerships in presidential history. It raised eyebrows in their lifetimes and has only become more controversial since their deaths. From FDR's lifelong romance with Lucy Mercer to Eleanor's purported lesbianism—and many scandals in between—the American public has never tired of speculating about the ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Their Finest Hour

    series Winston S. Churchill The Second World Wa
    The second volume in the WWII history “written with simplicity, lucidity, and gusto” by the legendary leader and Nobel Prize winner (The New York Times).In Their Finest Hour, Winston Churchill describes the invasion of France and a growing sense of dismay in Britain. Should Britain meet France’s desperate pleas for reinforcements or conserve their resources in preparation for the inevitable German ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Dreams From My Father

    A Story of Race and Inheritance

    by Barack Obama ...
    Before Barack Obama became a politician he was, among other things, a writer. Dreams From My Father is his masterpiece: a refreshing, revealing portrait of a young man asking the big questions about identity and belonging.The son of a black African father and a white American mother, Obama recounts an emotional odyssey. He retraces the migration of his mother's family from Kansas to Hawaii, then ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Finding My Place

    From Cairo to Canberra - the irresistible story of an irrepressible woman

    by Anne Aly ...
    From Cairo to Canberra -- the irresistible story of an irrepressible woman'Anne Aly's ... influence will be felt for years to come ... It sinks in how significant she may be to public life.' -- The Good WeekendIn 2016, Anne Aly was the first Australian Muslim woman, the first Egyptian-born woman and the first counter-terrorism expert to be elected to federal parliament. She was also most probably ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Gulag Archipelago

    '[The Gulag Archipelago] helped to bring down an empire. Its importance can hardly be exaggerated' Doris Lessing, Sunday TelegraphWITH A NEW FOREWORD BY JORDAN B. PETERSONA vast canvas of camps, prisons, transit centres and secret police, of informers and spies and interrogators but also of everyday heroism, The Gulag Archipelago is Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's grand masterwork. Based on the testimony ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • A Very Stable Genius

    Donald J. Trump's Testing of America

    THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER* UPDATED WITH NEW REPORTING *'It's all here in this stunning first draft of the history of the presidency of Donald Trump' Sydney Morning Herald'An icy, Iago-like glimpse of the emotional and moral nullity that may be the source of Trump's power' Observer'A damning, well-reported, well-sourced and clearly written haymaker' Sunday Times<... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • When We Were Young and Foolish

    A memoir of my misguided youth with Tony Abbott, Bob Carr, Malcolm Turnbull & other reprobates

    by Greg Sheridan ...
    By chance, Greg Sheridan's early life saw him become intimate friends and colleagues with a fascinating list of people who now make up Australia's political leadership. At university Tony Abbott was his best friend; he became close to Peter Costello as well as Labor figures Michael Danby and Michael Easson. As a young journalist on The Bulletin he became friends and colleagues with Bob Carr and ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD