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  • 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 Shock Doctrine

    The Rise of Disaster Capitalism

    by Naomi Klein ...
    'Impassioned, hugely informative, wonderfully controversial, and scary as hell' John le CarréAround the world in Britain, the United States, Asia and the Middle East, there are people with power who are cashing in on chaos; exploiting bloodshed and catastrophe to brutally remake our world in their image. They are the shock doctors.Exposing these global profiteers, Naomi Klein discovered ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Another Now

    Dispatches from an Alternative Present from the no. 1 bestselling author

    'I could not recommend this more. If you're looking for a sense of optimism, a sense of political possibility, this book is very important' Owen JonesWhat would a fair and equal society actually look like?Imagine a world with no banks. No stock market. No tech giants. No billionaires.In Another Now world-famous economist, Yanis Varoufakis, shows us what such a world would look like. Far from being ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Banquet: The Untold Story of Adelaide's Family Murders

    by Debi Marshall ...
    In this definitive expose, Walkley-award winning journalist Debi Marshall turns her investigative blowtorch to the shocking Adelaide Family murders and to secrets long hidden in the City of Corpses.This chilling account begins with the liberalisation of South Australia under the premiership of Don Dunstan and demands answers to decades-old questions. Who were the Family killers? Why are ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Moneyland

    Why Thieves And Crooks Now Rule The World And How To Take It Back

    A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERPRESENTER OF THE BBC RADIO 4 SERIES 'HOW TO STEAL A TRILLION'SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE 2019SUNDAY TIMES BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEARAN ECONOMIST POLITICS AND CURRENT AFFAIRS BOOK OF THE YEARA DAILY MAIL AND TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR'You cannot understand power, wealth and poverty without knowing about Moneyland</em... ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Nixon Volume I

    The Education of a Politician 1913-1962

    From acclaimed biographer Stephen E. Ambrose comes the life of one of the most elusive and intriguing American political figures: Richard M. Nixon.From his difficult boyhood and earnest youth to his ruthless political campaigns for Congress and Senate to his defeats in '60 and '62, Richard Nixon emerges life-size in all his complexity. New York Times bestselling author Stephen Ambrose charts the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • How the World Works

    by Noam Chomsky ...
    'The world's greatest public intellectual' ObserverThe essential guide to Chomsky and his brilliant ideas on the global state of affairsAn extraordinary collection of Chomsky's speeches and his interviews with David Barsamian, edited by Arthur Naiman. With exceptional clarity and power of argument, Noam Chomsky lays bare as no one else can the realities of contemporary geopolitics.Including ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Landslide

    The Final Days of the Trump Presidency

    by Michael Wolff ...
    'First there was Fire and Fury, then there was Siege, now there is Landslide. The third is the best of the three' Guardian'Cruel, unforgiving, muckracking, scandalous . . . Michael Wolff concludes his Trump trilogy - with the best book' Telegraph'Wolff is the shrewdest chronicler of Trump' Sunday TimesPolitics has given us some shocking and confounding moments bu... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Westwind

    The classic lost thriller from the Iconic #1 Bestselling Writer of Channel 4’s MURDER ISLAND

    by Ian Rankin ...
    THE CLASSIC LOST THRILLER FROM THE ICONIC NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER**'Shockingly good' The Sun'A prescient, high-octane thriller' Daily Express'Totally on the money - and ripe for this republication' i Newspaper* * * * ***It always starts with a small lie. That's how you stop noticing the bigger ones.After his friend suspects something strange going on at the satellite facility where ... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • A Journey

    by Tony Blair ...
    In 1997, Tony Blair won the biggest Labour victory in history to sweep the party to power and end eighteen years of Conservative government. He remains the only living Labour leader to have won a general election.He has been one of the most dynamic leaders of modern times; few British prime ministers have shaped the nation's course as profoundly as Blair during his ten years in power, and his ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • He Who Must Be Obeid

    The Untold Story

    Queensland had the Fitzgerald Inquiry and the Moonlight State. New South Wales has Eddie Obeid.Meet Australia's most corrupt politician whose brazen misdeeds were said to be on a scale "unexceeded since the days of the Rum Corps".From the shadows Obeid ran the state as his fiefdom, making and unmaking premiers.His tentacles stretched through all levels of government, encircling almost every ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Greetings from Trumpland

    How an unprecedented presidency changed everything

    Greetings from Trumpland explores how an unprecedented presidency changed everything.As we enter a post-Trump era, facts are a matter of opinion, the boundaries of civility have shifted, and populism has re-emerged as a powerful tool for political leaders the world over.In a masterclass on using anger and fear for political gain, Donald Trump harnessed the power of social media to develop blind ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Venom

    Vendettas, Betrayals and the Price of Power

    by David Crowe ...
    A cracking account of the rivalries and hatreds that split the Liberal Party, brought down Malcolm Turnbull and propelled Scott Morrison to power.They plotted. They schemed. They unleashed chaos.Australia lost two prime ministers in three years in a period of political bloodshed that took the nation's government to the brink of collapse - until an extraordinary election changed everything.Venom is ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Dark Money

    how a secretive group of billionaires is trying to buy political control in the US

    by Jane Mayer ...
    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2016 GOODREADS CHOICE AWARDS, BEST NONFICTIONA LITHUB BOOK OF THE DECADEThe US is one of the largest democracies in the world — or is it?America is experiencing an age of profound economic inequality. Employee protections have been decimated, and state welfare is virtually non-existent, while hedge-fund billionaires are grossly under-taxed and big businesses make astounding pro ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • I Alone Can Fix It

    Donald J. Trump's Catastrophic Final Year

    THE NO. 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'A blockbuster . . . 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 tr... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage

    How Australia Got Compulsory Voting

    by Judith Brett ...
    It’s compulsory to vote in Australia.We are one of a handful of countries in the world that enforce this rule at election time, and the only English-speaking country that makes its citizens vote.Not only that, we embrace it. We celebrate compulsory voting with barbeques and cake stalls at polling stations, and election parties that spill over into Sunday morning.But how did this come to be: when ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • A Very English Scandal

    Now a Major BBC Series Starring Hugh Grant

    by John Preston ...
    The bestselling book that inspired the Bafta-winning BBC dramaCorruption. Blackmail. Conspiracy to murder. A Very English Scandal has all the hallmarks of a classic thriller with one difference. It's all true.In the late 1960s Jeremy Thorp, the charismatic leader of the Liberal Party, was at the height of his political career. But homosexuality had only just been legalized, and a former ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • How Powerful We Are

    Behind the scenes with one of Australia's leading activists

    by Sally Rugg ...
    'Incisive, blistering and tender. Sally is one of our most valiant warriors.' - Clementine Ford, author of FIGHT LIKE A GIRL and BOYS WILL BE BOYS'Proof that the personal is always political - and love really can save the world.' - Jamila Rizvi, author of NOT JUST LUCKY'Rugg's passion and insight make for a propulsive tale' - Sydney Morning HeraldEven if you're not an activist (yet), at a time ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Once Upon a Time in Russia

    The Rise of the Oligarchs and the Greatest Wealth in History

    by Ben Mezrich ...
    A gripping and shocking insight into Russia's most influential oligarchs, including Roman Abramovich and Boris Berezovsky, from New York Times bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires.To understand the state of Russia today, one must understand the oligarchs who have shaped it.Once Upon a Time in Russia is the true and untold story of the larger-than-life oligarchs who reaped the riches ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Establishment

    And how they get away with it

    by Owen Jones ...
    **THE PHENOMENAL BESTSELLER'Fantastic, timely, eye-opening' Armando Iannucci, New Statesman, Books of the Year'Captures a collective sense of anger and awakening' Matt Haig, Observer, Books of the Year**Behind our democracy lurks a powerful but unaccountable network of people who wield massive power and reap huge profits in the process. In exposing this shadowy and complex system that dominates ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Lies and Falsehoods

    The Morrison Government and the New Culture of Deceit

    by Bernard Keane ...
    series The Crikey Read
    Lies and Falsehoods: The Morrison Government and The New Culture of Deceit by well-known political journalist Bernard Keane combines Crikey's eye-opening dossier of Scott Morrison's documented lies with Keane's insightful take on why deceivers dominate in the new era of politics. This book is the first in The Crikey Read series by Crikey and Hardie Grant Books.All politicians lie. They twist the ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Fall

    Winner of the Costa Biography Award 2021

    by John Preston ...
    WINNER OF THE COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD 2021THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERSHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 2021A SUNDAY TIMES AND TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEARA dramatic, gripping account of the rise and fall of the notorious business tycoon Robert Maxwell from the acclaimed author of A Very English Scandal.**'The best biography yet of the media magna... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The President's Keepers

    Those keeping Zuma in power and out of prison

    by Jacques Pauw ...
    Investigative journalist Jacques Pauw exposes the darkest secret at the heart of Jacob Zuma’s compromised government: a cancerous cabal that eliminates the president’s enemies and purges the law-enforcement agencies of good men and women. As Zuma fights for his political life following the 2017 Gupta emails leak, this cabal – the president’s keepers – ensures that after years of ruinous rule, he ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD