History / Current Affairs

Joel Levy

A lighthearted but informative look at fifty of the most important and spectacular discoveries in

Australian War Memorial

Highly-illustrated and thoroughly researched, providing an accessible overview of the contributio

Asne Seierstad

In the tradition of Truman Capote's classic In Cold Blood, a powerful and gripping depiction of a

Harvey Broadbent

From the bestselling author of Gallipoli, The Fatal Shore comes this original, dramatic and eye-o

Jon Ronson

From the Sunday Times top ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a captivating and brilli

Geoffrey Blainey

The vast continent of Australia was settled in two main streams, far apart in time and origin.

Andrew Ford

Minimalism, savagery, the raw and the cooked, the primal and the pre-verbal, Elvis's hips, The Ri

Peter Pedersen, Haluk Oral, Julian Thompson

From 25 April 1915 to 9 January 1916, troops from Australia, New Zealand, the UK and Turkey engag

Samantha Trenoweth (ed)

In Australia violence against women is a silent epidemic.

Emer O'Toole

Change the way you think about gender and feminism forever.

Paul X. McCarthy

Why have local video shops disappeared and been replaced by Netflix?

Nicholas Shakespeare

On 1 January 1915, ramifications from the First World War, raging half a world away, were felt in

Gabriella Coleman

An engrossing, fascinating report from inside Anonymous, by the scholar who was embedded in the i

Francis Fukuyama

From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalisation of Democracy

Christian Rudder

Reveals the myriad and mind-blowing possibilities of harnessing big data, and explores what our d

Frank Moorhouse

ASIO has kept a file on Frank Moorhouse since he was 17.

Hamid Mohsin

From the author of the novels Moth Smoke, The Reluctant Fundamentalist and How to Get Filthy Rich

John Barron

Get all the facts ... if you can handle the truth.

Christina Lamb

A gripping expose of the Allied Forces occupation of Afghanistan.

Dr Judy Melinek , T.J. Mitchell

An engrossing, poignant, humorous and gripping account of the life of a medical examiner - and th

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