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I am the luckiest man alive, because I get to live and work in the most beautiful place on earth: Matterdale in the English Lake District. When I was a child we didn't really go anywhere, except a week in the Isle o... read more

The Illustrated Herdwick Shepherd
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The story of the French Resistance is central to French identity, but it is a story built on myths. 'La Resistance francaise' was not simply a national effort to free the country from German oc... read more

Fighters in the Shadows: A New History of the French Resistance
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A fascinating account of the rise of radical, ideologically driven terrorism around the world and how the world can begin to address it. When you keep repeating that the worst is about to happen, it finally does. The threat of terro... read more

Jihad Academy
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A compelling and fast-paced biography of a currency lass born to parents who were emancipated convicts. When 15-year-old Mary Ann Gill attempted to elope with gentleman settler John Kinchela in 1848, they became the focus of a national scandal which was nearly their undoing.

The Convict's Daughter: The Scandal That Shocked a Colony
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'Australian governments find it easy to go to war. Their leaders seem to be able to withdraw with a calm conscience, answerable neither to God nor humanity.' Australia lost 600 men in the Boer War, a threeyear conflict fought in ... read more

Nophoto
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Classical tragedy is timelessly powerful - not only does it still move us, but it heals, too. Bryan Doerries produces performances of Greek tragedies for soldiers returned from conflict, add... read more

The Theatre of War: What Ancient Greek Tragedies Can Teach Us Today
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From an Indigenous food source to a hedonistic playground, the beach has long been a national obsession. Robert Drewe's lyrical examination of Australian beach culture combines imagery from some of Australia's most celebr... read more

Beach : An Australian Passion
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The prime ministership is indisputably the most closely observed and keenly contested office in Australia. How did it grow to become the pivot of national political power? Settling the Office chronicles the development of the pr... read more

Settling the Office
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The incredible story of the search for one of Mao's lost children against the extraordinary backdrop of modern China. 'A son is very important in Chinese society,' he had said. 'To lose one is careless. The ances... read more

A Boy of China: in Search of Mao's Lost Son
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An alarming and enlightening first-hand account of what's really going on behind the borders of the Islamic State. ISIS, IS, the Islamic State. The name is chilling. The images are horrific. ... read more

My Journey into the Heart of Terror: Ten Days in the Islamic State
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Meticulously using contemporary newspaper reports, court records, published memoirs, private letters and diaries, Michael Wilding tells the story of three troubled geniuses of Australian writing and their world of poetry and poverty, alcohol and opiates, horse-racing and theatre, journalism and publishing.

Wild Bleak Bohemia
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"Number one Evening Standarad bestseller book of the year". (Daily Telegraph). "Exceptional. A blueprint for productive, sophisticated espionage in the age of Islamist terror". (Daily ... read more

The New Spymasters - Inside Espionage from the Cold War to Global Terror
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'This year an Anzac orgy begins. A commemorative program that would make the pharaohs envious. But commemorating soldiers is not the same as connecting with them ...' - James Brown, Anzac's Long Shadow... read more

Anzac's Long Shadow: The cost of our national obession
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'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 k... read more

In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom
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When Maximilian Potter went to Burgundy to report for Vanity Fair on a crime that could have destroyed the Domaine de la Romanee Conti-the tiny, storied vineyard that produces t... read more

Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story of a Plot to Poison the World's Greatest Wine
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An extraordinary insight into life under one of the world's most ruthless and secretive dictatorships - and the story of one woman's terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her ... read more

The Girl with Seven Names: A North Korean Defector's Story
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 Australian

Series:Penguin Specials

While violent revolution and social upheaval rocked Europe, far away in New South Wales, Governor Lachlan Macquarie was sowing the seeds for the Australian idea of the 'fair go'. Macquarie was a reformer and an ema... read more

The First Dismissal (Penguin Special)
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This is the story of how a struggling convict settlement grew into six dynamic colonies and then the remarkable nation of Australia. Told through the key figur... read more

The Making of Australia: From a Tiny Struggling Convict Settlement to the Remarkable Nation it is Today
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Why is America living in an age of profound economic inequality? Why, despite the desperate need to address climate change, have even modest environmental efforts been defe... read more

Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right
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Kidnapped is about Stephen Bradley, who perpetrated the 1960 kidnapping for ransom and murder of eight-year-old Sydney schoolboy, Graeme Thorne. This was not only a vivid example of murder for greed, but also marked the beginning in Aus... read more

Kidnapped
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