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Thomas Keneally

In the third volume of Thomas Keneally's unique history of Australia - where he shines a light on

Peter Fitzsimons

On 25 April 1915, Allied forces landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in present-day Turkey to secure

Jane Gleeson-White

An accessible, timely and fascinating account of the revolution going on in the world of finance

Paddy O'Reilly

The Holden rolled into our lives in 1948 and has been firmly rooted in the Australian psyche ever

Don Watson

Most Australians live in cities and cling to the coastal fringe, yet our sense of what an Austral

Annabel Crabb

'I need a wife'

David Hill

This is the story of how a tiny, struggling convict settlement grew into six dynamic colonies and

John Howard

An assessment of Australia's longest-serving Prime Minister, Sir Robert Menzies, by John Howard,

Walter Isaacson

How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution

Hugh Mackay

The Art of Belonging advances the argument put forward in Mackay's bestselling The Good Life: a '

Peter Ackroyd

In Civil War, Peter Ackroyd continues his dazzling account of England's history, beginning with t

Naomi Klein

Forget everything you think you know about global warming.

Helen Garner

Anyone can see the place where the children died.

Caroline Moorehead

From the author of the New York Times bestseller A Train in Winter comes the extraordinary story

Maxine McKew

It's time for a ceasefire in the education wars.

Jenny Nordberg

An Afghan woman's life expectancy is just 44 years, and her life cycle often begins and ends in d

Misch Rochus

After being seriously wounded in the 1939 Polish campaign, Rochus Misch was invited to join Hitle

Kate McClymont, Linton Besser

Queensland had the Fitzgerald Inquiry and the Moonlight State.

Peter Brune

The definitive story of the Australian campaign in Southeast Asia during World War II from one of

Andrew Leigh

The hidden reasons for our curious choices and surprising successes


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