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Barry Stone

For the early settlers who came from crowded cities and long established villages, it must have b

Steven Pinker

One of the world's greatest thinkers tells the heroic story of human progress - and why we neglec

Stephen Fry

The dazzling companion volume to the bestselling Mythos.

Paul Ham

IN FEBRUARY 1534 a radical religious sect whose disciples were being persecuted throughout Europe

Clementine Ford

The incendiary new book about toxic masculinity and misogyny from Clementine Ford, author of the

David Kemp

The Land of Dreams: How Australians Won Their Freedom, 1788-1860 tells the story of how Australia

Ralph Crane, Danielle Wood

A handsome full-colour book pairing unique items from the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery with s

Tim Flannery

It is hard to overstate just how unusual Europe was towards the end of the age of the dinosaurs.

Simon Sebag Montefiore

WRITTEN IN HISTORY celebrates the great letters of world history, creative culture and personal l

Jurgen. Tautz , Diedrich Steen

Bee hives might look like seething anarchy at first glance, but bees know exactly what they are d

Peter Ackroyd

The penultimate volume of Peter Ackroyd's masterful History of England series, Dominion begins in

Meaghan Wilson Anastasios

A rich, complex and engaging account of Cook's voyages across the Pacific, from actor and raconte

Michael Veitch

The riveting story of one of the most calamitous voyages in Australian history, the plague-strick

Yuval Noah Harari

The best selling 'Sapiens' showed us where we came from. 'Homo Deus' looked to the future.

Robert Kurson

Fifty years ago, Christmas 1968, Man first orbited the Moon.

Jay Ludowyke

The dramatic and fascinating story of RMS CARPATHIA: rescue ship to RMS TITANIC; sunk by a German

Guy Hull

Hunter. Worker. Legend. The untold story of the dog's role in building our nation.

Anita Vandyke

Want to make a change but don’t know where to start?

Marcia Langton

Tourism Australia statistics show that many overseas tourists, as well as Australians, are keen t

Adam Courtenay

The greatest escape story of Australian colonial history by the son of Australia's best-loved sto


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