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  • Bulldozed

    Scott Morrison’s fall and Anthony Albanese’s rise

    by Niki Savva ...
    ‘I don’t hold a hose, mate.’ Scott Morrison, 20 December 2019, on the Black Summer bushfires‘It’s not a race.’ Scott Morrison, 11 March 2021, on the COVID-19 vaccine rolloutBetween 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, and consumed with ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Sudden Death

    by Rachel Lynch ...
    Book 10 - Detective Kelly Porter
    Scores are dead or injured. But who was the killer’s true target?On a misty morning in the Lake District, two men depart by helicopter from a private estate. Below, they see the stunning views of Wast Water, with Scafell Pike ahead, where fell runners are competing atop England’s highest mountain. It’s at this moment that the pilots lose control, and crash into the mountain top. Runners and ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Shame the Devil

    A twisty, unputdownable crime thriller

    Book 5 - D.I Denning and D.S Fisher
    Sometimes catching a killer means looking close to home…A young father is stabbed to death on his front doorstep in East London. Kieran Judd was a well-liked sports coach and family man, so why would he be targeted for such a brutal death?D.I. Matthew Denning and D.S. Molly Fisher are quickly thrown into an investigation with no leads to follow … and when the body of respectable schoolteacher ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Heart Full of Headstones

    The Gripping New Must-Read Thriller from the No.1 Bestseller Ian Rankin

    by Ian Rankin ...
    THE BRAND NEW REBUS THRILLER FROM THE ICONIC NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER. ONE OF THE MUST-READ NOVELS OF THE YEAR.John Rebus had been in court plenty of times, but this was his first time in the dock...John Rebus stands accused: on trial for a crime that could put him behind bars for the rest of his life. Although it's not the first time the legendary detective has taken the law into h... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Not Now, Not Ever

    Ten years on from the misogyny speech

    by Julia Gillard ...
    This is a barnburning piece of Australian feminist history in the making.MATILDA, BETTER READ THAN DEADThen it was done. After staying silent, I’d had my say. At no time did I feel worked up or hotly angry. I felt strong, measured, controlled. Yet emotion did play its role in the energy of the speech. The frustration that sexism and misogyny could still be so bad in the twenty-first century. The ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Carmarthen Murders

    The start of a dark, edge-of-your-seat crime mystery series from John Nicholl for 2022

    by John Nicholl ...
    Book 1 - Carmarthen Crime
    One missing girl. Five bodies. Time is running out.When nineteen-year-old university student Emma goes missing, Detective Inspector Gareth Gravel is called in. But what is a simple missing person case soon turns into something much darker as Gravel’s inquiries lead him to the graves of five young women - each of whom looks just like Emma.With a serial killer on the loose and his latest victim ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Republic

    by Plato ...
    The classic translation of the cornerstone work of western philosophyPlato's Republic is widely acknowledged as one of the most influential works in the history of philosophy. Presented in the form of a dialogue between Socrates and three different interlocutors, it is an inquiry into the notion of a perfect community and the ideal individual within it. During the conversation other questions are ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Watergate: The Hoax

    by Ashton Gray ...
    "Forensic tour de force" • "Monumental achievement" • "Couldn't put it down" • "Magisterial"There was no "first break-in" at Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate over Memorial Day weekend 1972. There were no electronic "bugs" planted in DNC headquarters at all that weekend. There were no "logs" of intercepted conversations, because there were no bugs to begin with. What the ... Read more

    $16.31 AUD

  • A Brief History of Equality

    Translated by Steven Rendall ...
    A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice“An opportunity for readers to see Piketty bring his larger argument about the origins of inequality and his program for fighting it into high relief.”—Nicholas Lemann, New York TimesThe world’s leading economist of inequality presents a short but sweeping and surprisingly optimistic history of human progress toward equality despite crises, disasters, ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • Disorder

    Hard Times in the 21st Century

    Getting to grips with the overlapping geopolitical, economic, and political crises faced by Western democratic societies in the 2020s. The 21st century has brought a powerful tide of geopolitical, economic, and democratic shocks. Their fallout has led central banks to create over $25 trillion of new money, brought about a new age of geopolitical competition, destabilised the Middle East, ruptured ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Against White Feminism

    by Rafia Zakaria ...
    Personal, provocative and powerfully persuasive - an essential guide to what white feminism is, why it matters, and how we can put an end to it**'Thoughtful and provocative... It is a must-read' Roxane Gay'A book to make you stop and think' Mishal Husain****'**This book is going to light fires everywhere, so if you are prone to combust, get right the hell out of the way' Lit HubMost of us believe ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Sacred Economics, Revised

    Money, Gift & Society in the Age of Transition

    Expanded and updated, Charles Eisenstein's classic treatise on capitalism, currency, and the gift economy.This revised version traces the history of money, from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, and includes new material on cryptocurrencies and emerging research that has come out since the book's original publication. CharlesEisenstein shows how capitalism contributes to alienation, ... Read more

    $28.99 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

  • Women and Leadership

    Real Lives, Real Lessons

    'Much-needed, frank talk from exceptional female leaders about how they’ve dealt with sexism in the line of duty.' Kirkus Reviews'The authors' truth-telling will forewarn the next generation of leaders.' Natasha Stott Despoja, The Age'Who better qualified to delve into this topic?' Business Life_________________________________________As a result of their broad expe... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Road to Ruin

    the bestselling prequel to Plots and Prayers

    by Niki Savva ...
    WINNER OF THE 2017 AUSTRALIAN BOOK INDUSTRY AWARDS, GENERAL NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEARWINNER OF THE 2016 MELBOURNE PRESS CLUB LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD‘There will be no wrecking, no undermining, and no sniping.’–Tony Abbott, 15 September 2015Abbott’s performances in the party-room debates on education and climate change had ranged between woeful and pathetic. He sounded desperate, he was ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Socialism: Utopian and Scientific

    Friedrich Engels (28 November 1820 5 August 1895) was a German industrialist, social scientist, author, political theorist, philosopher, and father of Marxist theory, working in close collaboration alongside Karl Marx. In 1845 he published The Condition of the Working Class in England, based on personal observations and research. In 1848 he produced with Marx The Communist Manifesto and later he ... Read more

    $1.45 AUD

  • The Brilliant Boy

    Doc Evatt and the Great Australian Dissent

    by Gideon Haigh ...
    Longlisted for the 2022 Indie Book AwardsChosen as a ‘Book of the Year’ in The Australian, The Australian Financial Review and The Australian Book Review.In a quiet Sydney street in 1937, a seven year-old immigrant boy drowned in a ditch that had filled with rain after being left unfenced by council workers. How the law should deal with the trauma of the family’s loss was one of the most complex ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Plots and Prayers

    Malcolm Turnbull’s demise and Scott Morrison’s ascension

    by Niki Savva ...
    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

  • 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

  • Diplomatic

    A Washington memoir

    by Joe Hockey ...
    In September 2015, Joe Hockey's promising political career was brought to a dramatic end when Malcolm Turnbull successfully challenged Prime Minister Tony Abbott for the Liberal leadership. After felling the Abbott/Hockey government, Turnbull informed Hockey that he would no longer be treasurer of Australia – a deal had been struck with Scott Morrison. Instead, Turnbull offered Hockey a new role: ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Wages of Destruction

    The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy

    by Adam Tooze ...
    Adam Tooze's The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy provides a groundbreaking new account of how Hitler established himself in power, mobilized for war - and led his country to annihilation.Was the tragedy of the Second World War determined by Nazi Germany's terrifying power, or by its fatal weakness?This gripping and universally-acclaimed new history tells the real ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Davos Man

    How the Billionaires Devoured the World

    A San Francisco Chronicle BestsellerThe New York Times’s Global Economics Correspondent masterfully reveals how billionaires’ systematic plunder of the world—brazenly accelerated during the pandemic—has transformed 21st-century life and dangerously destabilized democracy.“Davos Man will be read a hundred years from now as a warning.” —Evan Osnos“Excellent. A powerful, fiery book, a... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • Overreach: The Inside Story of Putin’s War Against Ukraine

    by Owen Matthews ...
    *A Telegraph Book of the Year*An astonishing investigation into the start of the Russo-Ukrainian war – from the corridors of the Kremlin to the trenches of Mariupol.The Russo-Ukrainian War is the most serious geopolitical crisis since the Second World War – and yet at the heart of the conflict is a mystery. Vladimir Putin apparently lurched from a calculating, subtle master of opportunity to a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Two Minute Rule

    by Robert Crais ...
    'Excellent' THE TIMES'Crais's thrilling narrative oozes suspense. There are twists to keep you guessing' OBSERVERTwo minutes can be a lifetime. But break the two minute rule and it's a lifetime in jail. Ask anyone on the wrong side of the law about the two minute rule and they'll tell you that's as long as you can hope for at a robbery before the cops show up.But not everyone plays by the rules. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD