How do we take in the beauty of our planet while processing the losses? What trees can survive in the city? Which animals can survive in the wild? How do any of us-humans, animals, trees-find a forest we can call home? In these mo... read more

City of Trees: Essays on Life, Death and the Need for a Forest
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Sydney in the 1970s and 1980s was a world of limited choice, one where we all watched the same television programs and the household phone was at the heart of allnetworks people belonged to: family, school, church and the nei... read more

Webtopia: The Worldwide Wreck of Tech and How to Make the Net Work
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Politics in Australia is in a dire state. The Coalition government is led by its third prime minister in four years, two of whom were toppled by their own party. Before that, the Labor government ousted two prime ministers. Voters' trust in politicians is at an all-time ... read more

Advancing Australia
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'You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.' Buckminster Fuller
Like most of us, Damon Gameau has spent most of his adult years overwhelmed into... read more

2040: A Household Handbook for the Regeneration
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John Birmingham's father died. And his life fell apart. The next six months were spent grinding through the dark forests of depression until he finally emerged out of the darkness onto sunlit upland.
A unique yet universal story, On Father reaches out to everyone who has battled the black dog.

On Father
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This boundary-shifting fusion of thinking, storytelling, and meditation takes as its starting point five axioms:
* 'Give Me a Child Before the Age of 7 and I'll Give You the (Wo)Man' * 'History Repeats Itself...' * 'Those Who Forget the Past a... read more

Axiomatic (Stella shortlist 2019)
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A conversation-changing look at the social, familial, neurological, and psychological benefits of reading aloud, especially for parents and children. A miraculous alchemy occurs when one person reads to another,... read more

The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction
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Known for his wild wit and irreverent commentary, Guy Rundle is one of Australia's most virtuosic minds. Practice distils his best writing on politics, culture, class and more.
In it, Rundle roves the campaign trails of Obama, Palin and Tr... read more

Practice: Journalism, Essays and Criticism
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Known as the 'four horsemen' of New Atheism, these four big thinkers of the twenty-first century met only once. Their electrifying examination of ideas on this remarkable occasion was intense and wide-ranging.
Everything that was said as ... read more

The Four Horsemen: Dawkins, Harris, Dennett & Hitchens
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The performance of being a man, from the moment we open our eyes, until we gasp our last breath, is damaging us, and those around us. Phil Barker has written thousands of words about being a man in these strange and terrible times. ... read more

The Revolution of Man: Rethinking What It Means to Be A Man
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It's compulsory to vote in Australia. We are one of a handful of countries in the world that enforce this rule at election time, and the only English-speaking country that makes its citizens vote. Not only that, ... read more

From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage: How Australia Got Compulsory Voting  PB
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Australia?s public broadcaster, 'Aunty?, is about to turn 90, yet your ABC has seldom been in this much trouble- budget cuts, ferocious political pressure, sagging staff morale, leadership chaos and hostile commercial rivals. Meanwhile audiences are deserting broadcast TV and radio... read more

On Aunty
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