Love and Hunger is a distillation of everything Charlotte Wood has learned over more than twenty years about cooking and the pleasures of simple food well made. In ... read more

Love and Hunger: Thoughts on the Gift of Food
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Series:Why I Write

From the renowned artist and author Patti Smith, an inspired exploration of the nature of creative invention A work of creative brilliance may seem like magic-its source a mystery, its impact unexpectedly stirring. How does an artist accomplish such an achievement, connecting deeply with an au... read more

Devotion
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The Best Australian Essays showcase the nation's most eloquent, insightful and urgent non-fiction writing. In her first time as editor, award-winning author Anna Goldsworthy chooses brilliant pieces that provoke, unveil, engage and enlighten, and get to the heart of what'... read more

Best Australian Essays 2017
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The slippery online ecosystem is the perfect breeding ground for identities: true, false, and in between. We no longer question the reality of online experiences but the reality of selfhood in the digital age. In the Secret Life: Three True Stories, Andr... read more

The Secret Life: Three True Stories
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Speechwriter, historian, essayist, word doctor; Don Watson has a gift for gently guiding us to the nub of a matter and a grinding of the teeth, an aha or a chuckle with his fine facility with words. Over the years Don has written on politics and politicians - A... read more

There It Is Again: Selected Non-Fiction
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Following on from the success of Men Explain Things to Me comes a new collection of essays in which Rebecca Solnit opens up a feminism for all of us: one that doesn't stigmatize women's lives, whether they include spouses and children or not; that brings em... read more

The Mother of All Questions - Further Feminisms
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Roosters that deceive their hens? Mother deer that grieve? Horses that feel shame? We humans tend to assume that we are the only living things able to experience feelings intensely and consciously. But have y... read more

The Inner Life of Animals: Love, Grief, and Compassion - Surprising Observations of a Hidden World
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Of all the great novelists writing today, none shows the same gift as Martin Amis for writing non-fiction - his essays, literary criticism and journalism are justly acclaimed. As Rachel Cusk wrote in the The Times, reviewing a previous collection, `Amis is as talented a journalist as... read more

The Rub of Time
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'We need to determine a foreign policy of our own - one that looks after Australia's interest in the new order; an order which will have China as its centre of gravity.' - PAUL KEATINGAustralia's top thinkers on... read more

The Big Picture: Towards an Independent Foreign Policy: Australian Foreign Affairs: Issue 1
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Awards:Shortlisted for Society of Biology Book Awards: General Biology Book 2015.

This is The Sunday Times Bestseller. Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brillian... read more

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
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In this controversial and gripping essay, Hugh White looks at what has happened to the US globally. He considers China's growing assertiveness in our region. He dissects the leadership of Donald Trump. He analyses what all of this mea... read more

Hugh White Without America Australia in the New Asia Quarterly Essay
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Across the developed world, global engagement has become a major political fault line. Populists say that we should hunker down in the face of difference, that trade is a zero-sum game, and that fore... read more

Choosing Openness: A Lowy Institute Paper: Penguin Special: Why global engagement is best for Australia
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