Category:

 Australian

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The Harbour
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Category:

 European

A gripping blend of family mystery, contemporary stories and the beautiful and bloody Viking tales, set against the starkly stunning landscape of Iceland. Broadcaster Richard Fidler and author Kari Gislason are good friends. They share a deep attachment to the sagas of Iceland - the true st... read more

Saga Land
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Historians love to write about rulers--kings, emperors, presidents--or about vast social forces--migration, industrialisation--but what if they are all missing the point? Thinking about our own lives, isn't it clear that what makes the world go round... read more

The Square and the Tower: History's Hidden Networks
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Commissioned in 1750, the Palazzo Venier was planned as a testimony to the power and wealth of a great Venetian family, but the fortunes of the Venier family waned and the project was abandoned with only one storey complete. Empty, unfinished, and in... read more

The Unfinished Palazzo: Life, Love and Art in Venice
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Chris Masters is Australia's foremost investigative journalist. In Uncommon Soldier he explored the nature of Australian soldiering from recruitment to being on the front line in Afghanistan. His descriptions of battle are some of the most powe... read more

No Front Line: Australian Special Forces in Afghanistan
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The words that failed were words of hope. But they did not fail at all times and everywhere. These gripping pages teem with words of defiance and optimism, sounds and images of tenacious life and adventurous modernism, music and drama, business and philoso... read more

Belonging : The Story of the Jews, 1492 - 1900
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Category:

 European

Somewhere on the timeline, the war ends, while somewhere else, a new age begins - the one we call now.The shift does not happen overnight, from one day to the next; instead, the world vibrates for a number of years. People try to find their way to homes that are no longer there. ... read more

1947: When Now Begins
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Category:

 Photography

The 2011 post code of Sydney's inner east offers a fascinating history of high life, low life and, sometimes very low life. All five precincts are alive with history and surprising stories. Ride the scenic roller-coaster over the forgotten White City at Rushcutters Bay; s... read more

The Good Old Bad Old Days
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Category:

 War

Not since his #1 New York Times bestseller Black Hawk Down has Mark Bowden written a book about a battle. His most ambitious work yet, Hue 1968 is the story of the centrepiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning point in the American War in Vietnam.By January 1968, despite an influx of half a mill... read more

Hue 1968
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Category:

 European

Awards:Short-listed for National Book Awards 2017.

In The Future is History Masha Gessen follows the lives of four Russians, born as the Soviet Union crumbled, at what promised to be the dawn of democracy. Each came of age with unprecedented expectations, some as the children or grandchildren... read more

The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia
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The first comprehensive and authoritative history of the Koh-i Noor, arguably the most celebrated and mythologised jewel in the world. On 29 March 1849, the ten-year-old Maharajah of the Punjab was ushered into the magnificent Mirrored Hall ... read more

Koh-I-Noor: The History of the World's Most Famous Diamond
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Category:

 Asian

The dramatic story of the relationship between the world's three largest economies, one that is shaping the future of us all, by one of the foremost experts on east Asia
For more than half a century, American power in the Pacific has successfully kept the peace. But it has also ce... read more

Asia's Reckoning
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