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At the age of 82, Rupert Murdoch is divorcing his third wife, Wendi Deng, and gearing up for the toughest challenge of his life: to hand his empire on to his children. But is this the end of the Murdoch dynasty? Lachlan doesn't want to succeed him. James is in disgrace. And Elisabeth is not a serious ... read more

Breaking News: Sex, Lies and the Murdoch Succession
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Now available in paperback, The Legacy represents the culmination of David Suzuki's knowledge and wisdom and his legacy for generations to come.If he had to sum up all that he has learned in one last lecture, what would David Suzuki say? In this expanded version of the lecture that he delivered in Dec... read more

The Legacy: An Elder's Vision for Our Sustainable Future
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Australia is the birthplace and setting of some of the wildest, craziest and least-likely-to-succeed cons and rorts in history. From the cleverest double-crosses to the most unlikely and ma... read more

Great Australian Scams, Cons and Rorts: A Book of Dodgy Schemes and Crazy Dreams from the Bush to the City
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David Suzuki has spent over 40 years as a passionate advocate of sustainability and care for the planet. No-one is better qualified to produce a concise and informative guide to how to live sustainably. This book identifies the individual human actions that cause the most environmental damage, and off... read more

Suzuki's Green Guide
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Fewer Australians now practise a religion or believe in God than ever. Yet our governments increasingly push conservative Christianity on our children. Nearly forty per cent of secondary students attend a private school, which are overwhelmingly Christian. Canberra funds them heavily, and sends evange... read more

Taking God to School
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WINNER OF THE 2011 WALKLEY BOOK AWARD Award-winning journalist Russell Skelton presents a devastatingly revealing portrait of Papunya, a Western Desert community that once showed such promise, now a community in severe crisis.

King Brown Country: The Betrayal of Papunya
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In the tradition of the now-classic Future Shock by Alvin Toffler, world-renowned economist and political adviser Jacques Attali predicts how our world will look in the coming decades and a century from now.

A Brief History of the Future
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In February 2013, Benedict XVI became the first pope in nearly 600 years to resign. In doing so, Joseph Ratzinger, the man who became Benedict, also relinquished a controversial religious career in which he was largely responsible for the Catholic Church's prodigious troubles: his scorched-earth assau... read more

The Trial of Pope Benedict: Joseph Ratzinger and the Vatican's Assault on Reason, Compassion, and Human Dignity
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Whether he's selling beer, health insurance or the army, former adman Russel believes in the power of the idea, and that creativity is needed to make good things happen. Whether it's about business or everyday life, Russel knows sometimes you simply have go against the tide.
In When It's Right t... read more

When it's Right to be Wrong
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Countries don't get lucky; people do. The secret of Australia's good fortune is not found in its geography or history. The key to its success is the Australian character, the nation's greatest renewable resource. Liberated from the constraints of the old world, Australia's pioneers mined their reserve... read more

The Lucky Culture and the Rise of an Australian Ruling Class
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Just over a decade into the new millennium, America is beset by a sense of crisis. The seismic shifts that occurred in the space of a generation have created a country of winners and losers, leaving the social contract in pieces. In The Unwinding, George Packer narrates the story of America over the p... read more

The Unwinding: Thirty Years of American Decline
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Asia is at a dangerous moment. China is rising fast. Young, reckless North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is engaging in territorial spats with the US president over nuclear missiles. Japan's nationalist government is remilitarising, throwing off the const... read more

Four Flashpoints - How Asia Goes to War
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