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  • What Should We Be Worried About?

    Real Scenarios That Keep Scientists Up at Night

    by John Brockman ...
    series Edge Question Series
    Drawing from the horizons of science, today's leading thinkers reveal the hidden threats nobody is talking about—and expose the false fears everyone else is distracted by.What should we be worried about? That is the question John Brockman, publisher of ("The world's smartest website"—The Guardian), posed to the planet's most influential minds. He asked them to disclose something that, for ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Neon Girls

    A Stripper's Education in Protest and Power

    NPR's Best Books of 2020"Galvanizing and urgent....a slice of queer urban history and a necessary rethinking of sex work as a site of collective labor struggle." **–**National Public RadioA riveting true story of a young woman’s days stripping in grunge-era San Francisco where a radical group of dancers banded together to unionize and run the club on their own terms.When graduate student Jenny ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • On Hitler's Mountain

    Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood

    Growing up in the beautiful mountains of Berchtesgaden -- just steps from Adolf Hitler's alpine retreat -- Irmgard Hunt had a seemingly happy, simple childhood. In her powerful, illuminating, and sometimes frightening memoir, Hunt recounts a youth lived under an evil but persuasive leader. As she grew older, the harsh reality of war -- and a few brave adults who opposed the Nazi regime -- aroused ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Mexico

    Biogaphy of Power

    Throughout the history of Mexico, power has mostly been held by a caudillo, or leader. The influence of caudillos has had as much influence on Mexican culture and politics as the Aztec emperors, Cortez, the Spanish Crown, the Catholic Church and the mixing of the Spanish and Indian population into a mestizo culture.In Mexico, Enrique Krauze explores the influence of a century of caudillos — from ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Pirata

    A Novel

    From 21-Jump Street writer and series creator Patrick Hasburgh, a part thriller, part family novel about an ex-pat American living and surfing in Mexico, the family he loves, and the murder he witnesses, in the vein of Don Winslow’s The Dawn Patrol.“It’s rare to find a novel that’s so harrowing, funny and touching at the same time, but Patrick Hasburgh somehow pulls it off. His surf-bum narrator ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Grief Recovery Handbook, 20th Anniversary Expanded Edition

    The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses including Health, Career, and Faith

    Updated to commemorate its 20th anniversary, this classic resource further explores the effects of grief and sheds new light on how to begin to take effective actions to complete the grieving process and work towards recovery and happiness.Incomplete recovery from grief can have a lifelong negative effect on the capacity for happiness. Drawing from their own histories as well as from others', the ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Appetite for Definition

    An A-Z Guide to Rock Genres

    by Ian King ...
    Part reference book, part history, and part road map to the connectivity of popular music, this book is a must for all rock ‘n’ roll fans as it brings together a compilation of over two hundred genres of rock music—an entertaining, enlightening, knotty family tree of America’s favorite musical genre.In the six decades since rock ’n’ roll stole America’s soul, the single genre has produced over two ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Coming of Age on Zoloft

    How Antidepressants Cheered Us Up, Let Us Down, and Changed Who We Are

    A compelling and troubling exploration of a generation raised on antidepressants, and a book that combines expansive interviews with substantive research-based reporting, Coming of Age on Zoloft is a vitally important and immediately engrossing study of one of America’s most pressing and omnipresent issues: our growing reliance on prescription drugs. Katherine Sharpe, the former editor of Seed ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Brain Lock

    Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior

    The definitive classic that has helped more than 400,000 people defeat obsessive-compulsive behavior, with all-new material from the authorAn estimated 5 million Americans suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and live diminished lives in which they are compelled to obsess about something or to repeat a similar task over and over. Traditionally, OCD has been treated with Prozac or ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Thinking

    The New Science of Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, and Prediction in Life and Markets

    by John Brockman ...
    series Best of Edge Series
    Unlock your mind. From the bestselling authors of Thinking, Fast and Slow; The Black Swan; and Stumbling on Happiness comes a cutting-edge exploration of the mysteries of rational thought, decision-making, intuition, morality, willpower, problem-solving, prediction, forecasting, unconscious behavior, and beyond.Edited by John Brockman, publisher of ("The world's smartest website"—The... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • How Not to Write a Novel

    200 Classic Mistakes and How to Avoid Them--A Misstep-by-Misstep Guide

    "What do you think of my fiction book writing?" the aspiring novelist extorted."Darn," the editor hectored, in turn. "I can not publish your novel! It is full of what we in the business call 'really awful writing.'""But how shall I absolve this dilemma? I have already read every tome available on how to write well and get published!" The writer tossed his head about, wildly."It might help," opined ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Reading the Silver Screen

    A Film Lover's Guide to Decoding the Art Form That Moves

    From the New York Times bestselling author of How to Read Literature Like a Professor comes an indispensable analysis of our most celebrated medium, film.No art form is as instantly and continuously gratifying as film. When the house lights go down and the lion roars, we settle in to be shocked, frightened, elated, moved, and thrilled. We expect magic. While we’re being exhilarated and terrified, ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD