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Words & Ideas

Charlotte Wood's online journal The Writer's Room has become essential reading for writers at all stages of their careers, and also pure reading pleasure for booklovers everywhere. Charlotte's interviews with a wide range of well-... read more

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The Writer's Room
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Down, down ...In hardware, petrol, merchandise, liquor and above all in groceries, Coles and Woolworths now jointly rule Australia's retail landscape. On average, every man, woman an... read more

Supermarket Monsters: the Price of Coles and Woolworths' Dominance: Redback
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Britain's culinary Moses brings us the new foodie rules to live by, celebrating what and how we eat. The Ten Commandments may have had a lot going for them, but they don't offer those of us located in the 21st Century much... read more

The Ten (Food) Commandments
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Notes on the exodus of refugees from Syria, by Man Booker Prize winner Richard Flanagan. With illustrations from Archibald Prize winner Ben Quilty. In January 2016 Richard Flanagan and Ben Quilty travelled to Lebanon, Greece, and... read more

Notes on an Exodus
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In this urgent essay, George Megalogenis argues that Australia risks becoming globalisation's next and most unnecessary victim. The next shock, whenever it comes, will find us with ... read more

Balancing Act: Australia Between Recession and Renewal. Quarterly Essay # 61
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THE NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER
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'Finishing this book and then forgetting about it is simply not an option...Unmissable' New York Times
At the age of thirty-... read more

When Breath Becomes Air
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I pedal over to Kensington just after dark. As I roll along the lane towards the railway underpass, a young Asian woman on her way home from the station walks out of the tunnel towards me. After she passes there’s a stillne... read more

Everywhere I Look
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"Imagine the document you have before you is not a book but a map. It is well-used, creased, and folded, so that when you open it, no matter how carefully, something tears and a line that is neither l... read more

Position Doubtful: Mapping landscapes and memories
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 Science

Awards:Shortlisted for Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2016.

The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history, from bestselling, prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee. Spanning the globe and several centuries, The Gene is the story of the q... read more

The Gene - An Intimate History
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How did an American immigrant without a college education go from Venice Beach t-shirt vendor to television's most successful producer? How did a timid pastor's so... read more

Storyteller's Secret: From Ted Speakers to Business Legends, Why Some Ideas Catch on and Others Don't
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When DBC Pierre burst onto the scene in 2003, he arrived with no particular literary education. Finding he had something to say, he made the journey solo to that place where dreams and demons live, to try and ... read more

Release the Bats: Writing Your Way Out of it
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In a world that so often challenges us with bewildering events, TimCostello explores the notion of faith and how we all need to believe insomething, no matter what our religious background. F... read more

Faith: Embracing Life in All its Uncertainty, Beauty and Mystery
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An accessible and practical handbook for women on speaking out safely and confidently.
Worldwide, less than one out of every four people we hear from or about in the media is female and men ... read more

Speaking Out: A 21st-Century Handbook for Women and Girls
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Tom Wolfe, whose legend began in journalism, takes us on an eye-opening journey that is sure to arouse widespread debate. The Kingdom of Speech is a captivating, paradigm-shifting argument that speech - not evolution - is resp... read more

The Kingdom of Speech
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In Our Turn, Kirstine Stewart, Twitter's VP of North American media partnerships - and recently named as one of Canadian Business's Power 50 of 2016 list because she 'helps women discover their leadership potential' - draws on her extens... read more

Our Turn
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New York Times bestselling author Bradley Trevor Greive breathes new life into Bertrand Russell’s classic work, In Praise of Idleness, with a magical package that includes BTG’s new introduction, biog... read more

In Praise of Idleness - A Timeless Essay
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What happened to the European mind between 1605, when an audience watching Macbeth at the Globe might believe that regicide was such an aberration of the natural order that ghosts co... read more

The Age of Genius - The Seventeenth Century and the Birth of the Modern Mind
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From the author of the international bestseller Future Files comes the one book you need to read to prepare for the world of tomorrow. On most measures that matter, we've never had it so good. Ph... read more

Digital vs Human - How We'll Live, Love, and Think in the Future
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The full inside story of the detection of gravitational waves at LIGO, one of the most ambitious feats in scientific history. Travel around the world 100 billion times. A strong gravitational wave will b... read more

Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space
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A breathtaking and beautiful exploration of our planet. This groundbreaking book, which accompanies the new BBC1 TV series, provides the deepest answers to the simplest questions. 'Why is the sky blue?' 'Why is the Earth round?' '... read more

Forces of Nature
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