Why have we lost trust in Australia? What's going wrong? What's going right? And what we can do to regain confidence in Australia's future? Why are Australians anxious and pessimistic? Who or what has caused our loss of trust in Australia? Why h... read more
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.
What if, instead of discovering our sexuality only once, during puberty, we discover it again later--and then again, after that? What if our sexuality reinvents itself every time our desire shifts, every time the object of our desire changes? What if the nature of our desire is c... read more
In the Closet of the Vatican exposes the rot at the heart of the Vatican and the Roman Catholic Church today. This brilliant piece of investigative writing is based on four years' authoritative research, including extensive in... read more
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
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
The #1 NYT BESTSELLER A personal and urgent examination of Fascism in the twentieth century and how its legacy shapes today's world, written by one of America's most admired public servants, the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of state. “There is priceless wis... read more
|Reading Level:||4 non fiction|
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
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
|Author:||Clive Hamilton; Alex Joske (Contribution by)|
Respected academic Clive Hamilton realised something big was happening when, in 2016, it was revealed that wealthy Chinese businessmen linked to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) had become the largest donors to both major Australian political par... read more
|Author:||Hans Rosling; Ola Rosling; Anna Rosling Rönnlund|
'A hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases.' BARACK OBAMA
'One of the most important books I've ever read - an indispensab... read more
A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS FROM BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND FOUNDER OF THE EVERYDAY SEXISM PROJECT, LAURA BATES. 'Following [Everyday Sexism] will make most women feel oddly saner.' Caitlin Moran 'Piercingly astute.' Stylist Laura Bates, pion... read more