London, Paris and New York in the eighteenth century, as today, were places where political authority, commerce and money, art and intellectual life intersected. They straddled an Atlantic wo... read more

Rebel Cities: Paris, London and New York in the Age of Revolution
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'THE POLITICAL BOOK OF THE YEAR' Sunday Times 'You will not read a more important book about America this year' Economist 'The best book about the alienation within America' Evening Standard 'The... read more

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
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 Australian

The engrossing real life story of how Queen Victoria's favourite son, Prince Alfred, undertook the most ambitious Royal tour, only for Australia's overwhelming joy of having the first Royal on its shores jolted by his de... read more

The Prince and the Assassin
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 European

A gripping account of how, in the depths of the First World War, Russia's greatest revolutionary was taken in a 'sealed train' across Europe and changed the history of the world By 1917 the European war seemed to be endless. Bot... read more

Lenin on the Train
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Books on the Arab world - particularly those focused on the place of women in it - are plentiful, but they are generally written by Western women. Amal Awad sees a lot of value in reading stories about... read more

Beyond Veiled Cliches: The Real Lives of Arab Women
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 Political

In this vivid narrative history, Allan Gyngell unpacks how the fear of being abandoned - originally by Britain, and later by our most powerful ally, the United States - has shaped how Australia acts in the world. He explores t... read more

Fear of Abandonment
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Praise for A Train in Winter: "A story of stunning courage, generosity and hope...In Moorehead's expert hands it is a triumphant one." (Mail on Sunday). Praise for Village of Secrets... read more

Bold and Dangerous Family: The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini
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 Australian

Chinese 'presence' in Australia extends from well before the time of Captain Cook - the Chinese traded with northern Australia long before Europeans came here - right through to the present day, with Chinese activities r... read more

The Dragon and the Kangaroo
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 History

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The Fear and The Freedom
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 Asian

Since the time of the ancient Greeks we have been fascinated by accounts of the Amazons, an elusive tribe of ruthless, hard-fighting, horse-riding female warriors. Equal to men in battle, legend has it they would cut off their breast... read more

The Amazons
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A gripping memoir of life in Jerusalem from one of Australia's most experienced Middle East correspondents. Leading Australian journalist John Lyons will take readers on a fascinating personal journey... read more

A Balcony Over Jerusalem: A Memoir of the Middle East
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In this highly original and enjoyable book, Christopher Tyerman focuses on the massive, all-encompassing and hugely costly business of actually preparing a crusade. The efforts of many thous... read more

How to Plan a Crusade: Reason and Religious War in the Middle Ages
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