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"First there was Girt. Now comes ...True Girt In this side-splitting sequel to his best-selling history, David Hunt takes us to the Australian frontier. This was the Wild South, home to hardy pion... read more

True Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia Volume 2
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'You will not read a more important book about America this year' Economist 'From a former marine and Yale graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of... read more

Hillbilly Elegy
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'Transnational history at its finest ...social, political and cultural themes swirl together in one great canvas of immense detail and beauty' Gerard DeGroot, The Times A masterpiece which brings to life an extraordinarly turbu... read more

The Pursuit of Power
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The verdict is guilty. As soon as legally possible, Hachette Australia will publish a gripping account of former New South Wales police officer, Roger Rogerson, who, along with another former police officer, Glen McNamara, has been... read more

Roger Rogerson
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Not so long ago we timed our lives by the movement of the sun. These days our time arrives atomically and insistently, and our lives are propelled by the notion that we will never have enough of the o... read more

Timekeepers: How the World Became Obsessed with Time
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The sensational murder convictions this winter of former NSW detectives Roger Rogerson and Glen McNama0ra for the killing of drug dealer Jamie Gao has meant that previously suppressed material in Bent can at l... read more

Bent Uncensored: Australia's Crooked Cops
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When Charlemagne died in 814 CE, he left behind a dominion and a legacy unlike anything seen in Western Europe since the fall of Rome. Distinguished historian and author of "The Middle Ages "Johannes Fried presents a new biographical... read more

Charlemagne
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The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world's surface. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world's greatest empire? And how did they lose it all? This is ... read more

The Romanovs: 1613-1918
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The Phantom Atlas is an atlas of the world not as it ever existed, but as it was thought to be. These marvellous and mysterious phantoms - non-existent islands, invented mountain ranges, mythi... read more

The Phantom Atlas: The Greatest Myths, Lies and Blunders on Maps
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Passchendaele epitomises everything that was most terrible about the Western Front. The photographs never sleep of this four-month battle, fought from July to November 1917, the worst year of the war: blackened... read more

Passchendaele: Requiem for Doomed Youth
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'Extremely interesting ...a serious piece of scholarship, very well researched' Ian Kershaw The Nazis presented themselves as warriors against moral degeneracy. Yet, as Norman Ohler's gripping bestseller reveals, the e... read more

Blitzed - Drugs in Nazi Germany
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Girt. No word could better capture the essence of Australia ...
In this hilarious history, David Hunt reveals the truth of Australia's past, from megafauna to Macquarie - the cock-ups and curiosities, t... read more

Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia
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 European

Awards:Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2016.

This is a book about why medieval manuscripts matter. Coming face to face with an important illuminated manuscript in the original is like meeting a very famous person. We may all pretend that a well-known celeb... read more

Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts
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In the summer of 1962, one year after the rise of the Berlin Wall, a group of daring young West Germans risked prison, Stasi torture and even death to liberate friends, lovers, and strangers in East Berlin by digging tunnels under the... read more

The Tunnels
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'Never before had the world seen four such giants co-existing. Sometimes friends, more often enemies, always rivals, these four men together held Eu... read more

Four Princes: Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent and the Obsessions That Forged Modern Europe
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As astonishing as it is compelling - Steve Cannane's extraordinary insight into Scientology in Australia is investigative journalism at its very best. From Rugby League players trying to i... read more

Fair Game: The Incredible Untold Story of Scientology in Australia
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In 2010, 24-year-old Sydneysider Adele Dumont volunteered to teach English to men in immigration detention on Christmas Island. She didn't expect to find the work so rewarding or the people she met so interesting. So when she was... read more

No Man is an Island
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The Cold War between the West and the Soviet Bloc didn't end with detente in 1975: it just went underground. Until the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, tensions between the superpowers continue... read more

The Secret Cold War: The Official History of ASIO, 1975-1989 (HB)
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'...giving us what Australian history has desperately needed for years.' Canberra Times..'Keneally evokes these distant lives with concrete detail and vivid sympathy...his people inhabit the same world we do-we meet them... read more

Australians: A Short History
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The Pax Romana is famous for having provided a remarkable period of peace and stability, rarely seen before or since. Yet the Romans were first and foremost conquerors, imperialists who took by force a... read more

Pax Romana: War, Peace and Conquest in the Roman World
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