'A brilliant and disturbing analysis, which should be read by anyone wishing to understand the political crisis currently engulfing the world' YUVAL NOAH HARARI author of SAPIENS
 
The past is another country, the old saying goes. The same m... read more

The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America
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Judging by the Captain Cook statue controversy, though, our debates about the past have never been more fruitless. Is there a way beyond the history wars that began under John Howard? And in an age of free-floating fears about the gl... read more

Moment of Truth: History and Australia's Future: Quarterly Essay 69
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New York Times Bestseller The Trump administration is remaking the government. It's Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration Is Doing to America tells us exactly how it is making America worse again. Bestselling author and longtime Trump observer David ... read more

It's Even Worse Than You Think
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I can still feel, as if it were yesterday, the excitement of my first Channel crossing (as a child of nearly 7) in September 1936; the regiment of porters, smelling asphyxiatingly of garlic in their blue-green blousons; the raucous sound all around me of spoken French; the immense fields of ... read more

France
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A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS FROM BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND FOUNDER OF THE EVERYDAY SEXISM PROJECT, LAURA BATES.  'Following [Everyday Sexism] will make most women feel oddly saner.' Caitlin Moran 'Piercingly astute.' Stylist Laura Bates, pioneering femi... read more

Misogynation: The True Scale of Sexism
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The principle of the "lesser evil"-the acceptability of pursuing one exceptional course of action in order to prevent a greater injustice-has long been a cornerstone of Western ethical philosophy. From its roots in classical e... read more

The Least of All Possible Evils : A Short History of Humanitarian Violence
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Nature, Money, Work, Care, Food, Energy, and Lives. These are the seven things that have made our world and will continue to shape its future. By making these things cheap, modern commerce has co... read more

A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things - A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet
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A remarkable true story of courage and perseverance - and a wake-up call. December 2014- in the forbidding waters off Antarctica, Captain Hammarstedt of the Sea Shepherd ship Bob Barkerembarks on a voyage unlike any seen before. Across ten thousand miles of hazardous seas, Hammers... read more

Catching Thunder
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'A book worth reading' Andrew Marr, Sunday TimesThe Debatable Land was an independent territory which used to exist between Scotland and England. At the height of its notoriety, it was the bloodiest region in Great Britain, fought over... read more

The Debatable Land: The Lost World Between Scotland and England
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Bill Leak's daily cartoons in The Australian newspaper have been variously described as the works of a genius and Australia's most insightful and thought-provoking arbiter of the main story of the day. Thumbing through Trigger Warning, a collection of B... read more

Trigger Warning: Deplorable Cartoons by Bill Leak
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In his forthcoming book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and ho... read more

Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership
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The Pax Romana is famous for having provided a remarkable period of peace and stability, rarely seen before or since. Yet the Romans were first and foremost conquerors, imperialists who took by force a vast empire stretching from the Euphrates i... read more

Pax Romana: War, Peace and Conquest in the Roman World
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