Following Danubia and the bestselling Germania, Lotharingia is the third and final instalment in Simon Winder's hilarious and informative personal exploration of European history.
In 843 AD, the three surviving grandsons of the great emp... read more

Lotharingia: A Personal History of Europe's Lost Country
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 Australian Studies

'It was a simpler time'. We had more fun back then'. 'Everyone could afford a house'. There's plenty of nostalgia right now for the Australia of the past, but what was it really like? In The Land Before Avocado, Richard Glover takes a journey to an almost unrecogn... read more

The Land Before Avocado
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Political history at its best. This is the story of the hard right in Australia - of how Ray Evans and his boss at Western Mining Corporation, Hugh Morgan, became the pioneers of a new form of right-wing politics whose ... read more

Nophoto
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Polarised, unequal, enraged and spiritually bereft, the American experiment, under Donald Trump, looks to be on the brink of failure. In this award-winning series of dispatches and essays, Richard Cooke explores US society before, during and after one o... read more

Nophoto
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It's compulsory to vote in Australia. We are one of a handful of countries in the world that enforce this rule at election time, and the only English-speaking country that makes its citizens vote. Not only that, we ... read more

From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage: How Australia Got Compulsory Voting
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 History

Somewhere out in the wild seas of the southern Indian Ocean, in the underwater canyons of Broken Ridge near the alien sub-terrain known as the Seventh Arc lies the answer to the world's greatest aviation mystery.Why, on the night of 8 March 2014, did Malaysia Flight MH370 suddenl... read more

The Hunt for MH370
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Why have we lost trust in Australia? What's going wrong? What's going right? And what we can do to regain confidence in Australia's future? Why are Australians anxious and pessimistic? Who or what has caused our loss of trust in Australia? Wh... read more

Has the Luck Run Out? The End of Old Australia
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 History

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

IN FEBRUARY 1534 a radical religious sect whose disciples were being persecuted throughout Europe seized the city of M nster, in the German-speaking land of Westphalia.They were convinced that they were God's Elect, specially chosen by the Almighty to be the first to ascend to Paradi... read more

New Jerusalem
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Bestselling, award-winning writer Simon Garfield returns with an enthralling investigation of humans' peculiar fascination with small things-and what small things tell us about our larger world.
Simon Garfield writes books that shine a light ... read more

In Miniature - How Small Things Illuminate the World
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On the scorching February day in 2009 that became known as Black Saturday, a man lit two fires in Victoria's Latrobe Valley, then sat on the roof of his house to watch the inferno.
In the Valley, where the rates of crime were the highest in the state, mo... read more

The Arsonist: A Mind on Fire - Indie Non-Fiction Winner 2019
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 Australian Studies

'Dark Emu injects a profound authenticity into the conversation about how we Australians understand our continent ... [It is] essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what Australia once was, or what it might yet be if we heed the lessons of long and sophisticat... read more

Dark Emu
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 In the Closet of the Vatican exposes the rot at the heart of the Vatican and the Roman Catholic Church today. This brilliant piece of investigative writing is based on four years' authoritative research, including extensive interviews... read more

In the Closet of the Vatican: Power, Homosexuality, Hypocrisy
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