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An uplifting memoir of resilience and strength from ex-Premier of Queensland, Anna Bligh. Anna Bligh knows something about hard knocks and high walls. She was raised by a single mother in the w... read more

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As the world reels from the Charlie Hebdo-related murders, Ayaan Hirsi Ali the brilliant, charismatic and controversial bestselling author of Infidel and Nomad makes a powerful plea for a Muslim Reformation as ... read more

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November 2009. An emaciated young lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky, is led to a freezing isolation cell in a Moscow prison, handcuffed to a bed rail, and beaten to death by eight police officers. His crime? To testify ag... read more

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Margaret Thatcher was the longest-serving Prime Minister of the twentieth century and one of the most influential figures of the postwar era. Volume One of Moore's authorized biography ... read more

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Don Dunstan, Premier of South Australia in the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s, is acknowledged as one of Australia's foremost civil rights advocates of the twentieth century. He actively promot... read more

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In fundamentalist Iran, new life sometimes means certain death. When Leila comes to see Doctor Karimi, both are in danger. Born in a slum to a Muslim father and a Jewish mother, Kooshyar Karimi has transformed himself into a successf... read more

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Emmeline Pankhurst grew up all too aware of the prevailing attitude of her day: that men were considered superior to women. When she was just fourteen she attended her first suffrage meeting, and returned home a confirmed suffragist. T... read more

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There is a saying in Russian jails. Never ne boysya ne prosi: don't trust, don't fear, don't beg. Don't trust because life here will always disappoint you. Don't fear because whatever... read more

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The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, A LONG WALK TO FREEDOM brilliantly re-creates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela's destiny. ... read more

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Raised a Muslim but increasingly outraged by her religion's hostility towards women, Ayaan Hirsi Ali has now become one of today's most talked-about, admired and controversial political figures because of he... read more

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As Alastair Campbell said in the introduction to The Blair Years, it was always his intention to publish the full version, covering his time as spokesman and chief strategist to Tony Blair. ... read more

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A handsome collectable hardback publication for the curious of mind and the legion of Keating fans who love the way the man thinks and speaks. There are thirteen years of speeches in here written and delivered since he left office, many of them only heard by those in the audience at the time and none published in book form.

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Franklin Delano and Eleanor Roosevelt's marriage is one of the most celebrated and scrutinized partnerships in presidential history. It raised eyebrows in their lifetimes and has only become more controversial since their deaths.

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WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD NAMED BY "THE NEW YORK TIMES" ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR"The fourth volume of Caro's prodigious masterwork . . . with the author's signatu... read more

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Author: Masha Gessen
Category:

 Political

Awards:Shortlisted for Pushkin House Russian Book Prize 2013.

When Vladimir Putin, an unimportant, low-level KGB operative, was rushed to power by a group of Oligarchs in 1999, he was a man without a history. Within a few brief years, Putin had dismantled the... read more

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A "brilliant, compelling" ("The New York Times Book Review") biography of Joseph P. Kennedy, selected by the "New York Times "as one of the Ten Best Books of the Yearand a 2013 Pulitz... read more

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If "George" magazine was about "not just politics as usual," a day at the office with John F. Kennedy Jr. was not just business as usual. John handpicked Creative Director Matt Berman to bring his vision for a new political m... read more

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Ukrainian Diaries is acclaimed writer Andrey Kurkov's first-hand account of the crisis in his country. Written from his flat in Kiev, just 500 metres away from Independence Square, Kurkov can smell the burning barricades and hear t... read more

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In the tradition of his bestselling Curtin and Chifley, David Day's exhaustive biography of one of our most fascinating prime ministers. Paul Keating was one of the most significant political figures of the late twentieth ... read more

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Since 2002, Mohamedou Ould Slahi has been imprisoned at the detainee camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In all these years, the United States has never charged him with a crime. Although he was ordered to be released by a federal judge... read more

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