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'Concise, evocative....DEAR ZEALOTS is not just a brilliant book of thoughts and ideas--it is a depiction of one man's struggle, who for decades has insisted on keeping a sharp, strident and lucid perspective in the face of chaos and at times of madness.' David Grossman, winne... read more

Dear Zealots: Three Pleas
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In September 1944, having sped through France and Belgium, Montgomery sought to race into Germany and to end the war by Christmas. It wasn't, of course, that simple. Operation Market Garden would drop Allied troops into The Netherlands, held by Nazi Germany, ... read more

Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944
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A fascinating and revelatory exploration of the intricacies of Islam and the inner psyche of the Muslim world from the bestselling author of The Islamist Islam began as a stranger, ' said the Prophet Mohammed, and one day, it will again return to being a stranger. ' The gulf between... read more

House of Islam
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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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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 Ca... read more

It's Even Worse Than You Think
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On New Year's Eve 2001 we buried our son. My husband Adam, his father and my sister stood with a young priest in Chua Chu Kang cemetery and watched a small coffin go into the ground. Later that night, shattered, we sat by the water eating chilli crab, drinking Tiger beer... read more

The Year Everything Changed
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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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The dramatic struggle for Catholic rights in 19th-century Britain.

The King and the Catholics: The Fight for Rights 1829
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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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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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In A Higher Loyalty, 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 how it... read more

Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership
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 Australian Studies

The greatest escape story of Australian colonial history by the son of Australia's best-loved storyteller
 In 1823, cockney sailor and chancer James Porter was convicted of stealing a stack of beaver furs and transported halfway around the world to Van ... read more

The Ship That Never Was
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