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  • Mommie Dearest

    The 40th anniversary edition of the “shocking” #1 New York Times bestseller with an exclusive new introduction by the author (Los Angeles Times).When Christina Crawford’s harrowing chronicle of child abuse was first published in 1978, it brought global attention to the previously closeted subject. It also shed light on the guarded world of Hollywood and stripped away the façade of Christina’s ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • The Accidental Prime Minister

    Nine months after the spill that catapulted him to the prime ministership, Scott Morrison won the 2019 election, shocking politicians and political pundits (and, quite possibly, himself). Yet, unlike his predecessors, little was really known about the former marketing man whose hard-nosed political instincts and 'daggy dad persona' saw him become the 30th Prime Minister of Australia. Voters knew ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Say Nothing: A True Story Of Murder and Memory In Northern Ireland

    WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING 2019 A BARACK OBAMA BEST BOOK OF 2019 SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTION 2019 TIME’s #1 Best Nonfiction Book of 2019 A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ‘A must read’ Gillian FlynnOne night in December 1972, Jean McConville, a mother of ten, was abducted from her home in Belfast and never seen alive again. Her disappearance would haunt ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD $2.99 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

  • The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Vol. III

    Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965

    "Masterful . . . The collaboration completes the Churchill portrait in a seamless manner, combining the detailed research, sharp analysis and sparkling prose that readers of the first two volumes have come to expect." - Associated PressSpanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister-when Great Britain ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $6.99 AUD

  • Cleopatra

    by Stacy Schiff ...
    Cleopatra's palace shimmered with onyx and gold but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Though her life spanned fewer than forty years, it reshaped the contours of the ancient world.Famous long before she was notorious, Cleopatra has gone down in history for all the wrong reasons. Stacy Schiff boldly separates fact from fiction to rescue the magnetic queen whose death ushered in a ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Knife Man

    by Wendy Moore ...
    WINNER OF THE MEDICAL JOURNALISTS' OPEN BOOK AWARD 2005Revered and feared in equal measure, John Hunter was the most famous surgeon of eighteenth-century London. Rich or poor, aristocrat or human freak, suffering Georgians knew that Hunter's skills might well save their lives �but if he failed, their corpses could end up on his dissecting table, their bones and organs destined for display in his ... 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

  • Desert Flower

    The Extraordinary Journey Of A Desert Nomad

    "Waris's story is one of remarkable courage. From the deserts of Somalia to the world of high fashion, she battles against oppression and emerges a real champion. She is the most beautiful inspiration to anyone." —Elton JohnWaris Dirie ran away from her oppressive life in the African desert when she was barely in her teens, illiterate and impoverished, with nothing to her name but a tattered shawl ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • I Am Malala

    The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban

    *Winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize*'Malala is an inspiration to girls and women all over the world' J K Rowling'Inspirational and powerful' GRAZIA'For sheer inspiration read I Am Malala' SUNDAY TIMES'A tale of immense courage and conviction' INDEPENDENT'She has the heart and courage of a lioness and is a true inspiration' Lorraine Kelly, THE SUN</... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Favored Daughter

    One Woman's Fight to Lead Afghanistan into the Future

    Koofi's New York Times bestseller, The Favored Daughter, is th****e true and inspiring story of how one Afghani woman overcame poverty and prejudice to become the first female speaker of the Afghani Parliament and a leading contender for president.The nineteenth daughter of a local village leader in rural Afghanistan, Fawzia Koofi was left to die in the sun after birth by her mother. But she ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • A Mother's Story

    An updated edition of the profoundly moving and inspiring memoir from Australia's domestic violence crusader, Rosie Batty.Rosie Batty knows pain no woman should have to suffer. Her son was killed by his father in a violent incident in February 2014, a horrendous event that shocked not only the nation, but the world. Greg Anderson murdered his 11-year-old son Luke and was then shot by police at the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Angela Merkel

    Europe's Most Influential Leader [Expanded and Updated Edition]

    Matthew Qvortrup’s definitive and insightful biography of Angela Merkel is essential reading for anyone interested in current affairs, the fate of Europe, or simply the story of a truly remarkable woman.Based on over 15 years of in-depth research, Angela Merkel tells the story of the political titan’s astonishing rise from obscurity to become the most influential leader in Europe today. It follows ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • A Childhood in Tibet

    A Biography

    Tendöl Namling turned 60 in March 2019. She was born at the time when the Dalai Lama fled from Lhasa and the uprising of his people by the Chinese People's Army was brutally suppressed. She has lived for 22 years under Chinese rule. As the daughter of a high government official, she underwent the ordeal of 're-education' with full force. All she has kept from these years are painful memories and ... Read more

    $5.27 AUD

  • Profiles in Courage

    Deluxe Modern Classic

    THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING CLASSIC OF POLITICAL INTEGRITYWith a foreword by Robert F. Kennedy and introduction by Caroline KennedyJohn F. Kennedy’s enduring classic resounds with timeless lessons on the most cherished of virtues—courage and patriotism—and remains a moving, powerful, and relevant testament to the indomitable American spiritDuring 1954-55, Kennedy, then a junior senator from the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Power Play

    Breaking Through Bias, Barriers and Boys' Clubs

    by Julia Banks ...
    Power Play is an honest guide for women who aspire to leadership in the workplace and in the world, from the trailblazing Julia Banks.Having won the ‘unwinnable’ seat that secured the Coalition Government majority in 2016, Julia Banks shocked Australia when she announced she would stand as an independent MP in 2018, having experienced a toxic workplace culture in the country’s centre of power – ... Read more

    $10.66 AUD

  • Landslide

    The Final Days of the Trump Presidency

    by Michael Wolff ...
    THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Landslide cuts deeper than any previous book about this president, indeed about any president' The Times'First there was Fire and Fury, then there was Siege, now there is Landslide. The third is the best of the three . . . Required reading' Guardian'Michael Wolff concludes his Trump trilogy - w... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • My Story

    by Julia Gillard ...
    'I was prime minister for three years and three days.Three years and three days of resilience.Three years and three days of changing the nation.Three years and three days for you to judge.'On Wednesday 23 June 2010, with the government in turmoil, Julia Gillard asked Prime Minister Kevin Rudd for a leadership ballot.The next day, Julia Gillard became Australia's 27th prime minister, and our first ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • Das Tagebuch der Anne Frank

    Das Tagebuch der Anne Frank• Vollständig verlinkt und mit eBook-Inhaltsverzeichnis• Mit einem Vorwort des Herausgebers und einer ausführlichen Darstellung der Urheberrechts-ProblematikHätte Anne Frank die Nazizeit überlebt, wäre höchstwahrscheinlich eine große Schriftstellerin aus ihr geworden. Ihrem Tagebuch vertraute sie diesen Lebenstraum an: "Du weißt ja schon lange, dass es mein größtes Ziel ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Long and Winding Road

    by Alan Johnson ...
    'Johnson writes with his usual warmth, wit and modesty' Sunday TimesWinner of the Parliamentary Book Award, best memoir by a Parliamentarian, 2016This is politics as you've never seen it before.From the condemned slums of Southam Street in West London to the corridors of power in Westminster, Alan Johnson’s multi-award-winning autobiography charts an extraordinary journey, almost unimaginable in ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Odd Boy Out

    The ‘hilarious, eye-popping, unforgettable’ autobiography

    Join the beloved star of Just a Minute, QI, Have I Got News For You and Celebrity Gogglebox, Gyles Brandreth, in his long-waited, moving and hilarious autobiography'Staggeringly brilliant, funny and touching, I loved it' Joanna Lumley'Hilarious, ribald, eye-popping, unforgettable, will make you laugh out loud' Daily Mail_________'I am what my childhood made me'<... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Bigger Picture

    With new foreword

    In A Bigger Picture, the bestselling political memoir of 2020, Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s 29th prime minister, tells the remarkable story of his life. Now in paperback, this edition is updated with an all-new foreword by the author that sheds light on the huge political and cultural changes happening today.When Malcolm Turnbull took over the nation’s top job there was a sense of excitement in ... Read more

    $16.05 AUD

  • I Alone Can Fix It

    Donald J. Trump's Catastrophic Final Year

    'Riveting . . . Essential reading' GUARDIAN'Packed with hair-raising revelations' OBSERVERThe definitive behind-the-scenes story of Trump's final year in office, by Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig, the Pulitzer Prize winning reporters and authors of the #1 New York Times bestseller, A Very Stable GeniusThe true story of what took place in Donald Trump's White House during a disastr... ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Everybody Matters

    A Memoir

    by Mary Robinson ...
    Shortlisted for the Political Book Awards 2013 Political Book of the YearThe first woman President of Ireland, who became UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson has spent her life in pursuit of a fairer world.Now, for the first time, she reveals what lies behind the vision, strength and determination that has helped her to achieve so much for human rights around the globe.She ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD