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Awards:Winner of Green Carnation Prize 2013. Shortlisted for National Book Critics Circle Awards: Nonfiction 2013. Samuel Johnson Prize 2013.

"**WINNER OF THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2014**b>/b>A NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLERSometimes your child - the most familiar person of all - is radically different from you. The saying goes that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree... read more

Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
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In The Soul of Place Michael Jones explores how our relationship with place aligns us with the underlying patterns of life. He does so through stories that ask: what is our experience of homecoming and how do we find ou... read more

The Soul of Place - Re-Imagining Leadership Through Nature, Art and Community
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An essential overview of the problems of our world today - and how we should prepare for tomorrow - from the world's leading public intellectual. We have two choices. We can be pessimistic, give up, and help ensure that the worst will happen. Or we can be optimistic, ... read more

Optimism Over Despair
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This book answers the question: 'What's next?' The Internet had a world-changing impact on businesses and the global community over the twenty years from 1994 to 2014. In the next ten years, change will happen even faster. As Hillary Clinton's Senior Advisor for In... read more

The Industries of the Future
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Our bush heritage helped to define our identity, but today Australia is a nation of cities. A higher proportion of Australians live in cities than almost any other country, and most of our national wealth is generated in them. For most of the twentieth century, our cities gave us some of the highest l... read more

City Limits Why Australian Cities are Broken and How We Fix Them
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Tony Abbott came to the prime ministership lauded as the most effective leader of the opposition since Whitlam. Why then did he fail to succeed in the job to which he had aspired for decades? Battleground chronicles the paradox of the Abbott prime ministership: steadfast loyalty when pragmatism was re... read more

Battleground - Why the Liberal Party shirtfronted Tony Abbott
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Organise your way to renewed focus and calm
Smart Work is the busy professional's guide to getting organised in the digital workplace. Are you drowning in constant emails, phone calls, paperwork, interruptions and... read more

Smart Work: Organise Your Actions. Control Your Inputs. Achieve Your Outcomes.
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How has the Fairfax empire arrived at its current shabby, sorry state - and what does its demise mean for the future of independent journalism? A decade ago Fairfax Media was one of the most powerful institutions in the country; staffed by gun reporters, funded by its 'rivers of gold', offering up hig... read more

Stop the Presses: How Greed, Ambition, Incompetence and the Internet Are Wrecking Fairfax
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Oil has dominated every aspect of the last 100 years, but what happens when it runs out? In a single century we have evolved into a species for whom oil is as essential as air or water, and one that will go to inordinate lengths to protect it. In fact, petroleum is now so deeply entrenched in our econ... read more

The End of Oil : The Decline of the Petroleum Economy and the Rise of a New Energy Order
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Series:Australian Studies

Australian society and its leaders generally take for granted the importance and value of this nations relationship with the United States. The US is commonly thought of as the worlds great purveyor of liberal values and the rule of law, and as a p... read more

The US Lobby and Australian Defence Policy
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Series:Three Kings part 1
Reading Level:Scholarly/Undergraduate
Awards:Shortlisted for Queensland Literary Awards: Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year 2013.

It was the genius of the system . . . From day to day you didn't know who was on the take or not. You didn't know who you could trust.' Three Crooked Kingsis the shocking true story of Queensland and how a society was shaped by almost half a century of corruption. At its co... read more

Three Crooked Kings
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Rise & Resisttakes a wild trip through the new activism sweeping the world. The political march is back in a big way, as communities rally to build movements for environmental and social justice. But today?s context calls for increasingly creative... read more

Rise and Resist - How to Change the World
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