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    • Born to Rule
    • Paddy Manning
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    • The highs and lows of Malcolm Turnbull's remarkable career are documented here in technicolour detail by journalist Paddy Manning. Based on countless interviews and painstaking research, it is a forensic investigation into one of Australia's most celebrated overachievers.>Turnbull's relentless energy and quest for achievement have taken him from exc... Read more...

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    • The Straight Dope
    • Chip Le Grand
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    • The greatest drugs scandal in Australian sport goes well beyond who took what.What happened at Essendon, what happened at Cronulla, is only part of the story. From the basement office of a suburban football club to the seedy corners of Peptide Alley to the polished corridors of Parliament House, The Straight Dope is an inside account of the politics... Read more...

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    • The Forgotten Notebook
    • Betty Churcher
    • Paperback $44.99
    • In the 1990s Betty Churcher drew her way around the galleries of the world as she arranged artwork loans for blockbuster exhibitions at the National Gallery of Australia. In 2014 she discovered a sketchbook she had forgotten and decided to create a final companion volume to her bestselling Notebooks series. She wrote the manuscript in six months, bu... Read more...

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    • Modern Love
    • Kendrah Morgan, Lesley Harding
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    • Much has been written about the lives and art of Heide, but finally the remaining members of the inner circle have entrusted the full story to be told through this intimate biography of John and Sunday Reed.Part romance, part tragedy, Modern Love explores the complex lives of these champions of successive generations of Australian artists and writer... Read more...

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    • Serious Whitefella Stuff
    • Mark Moran
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    • How does Indigenous policy signed off in Canberra work-or not-when implemented in remote Aboriginal communities? Mark Moran, Alyson Wright and Paul Memmott have extensive on-the-ground experience in this area of ongoing challenge. What, they ask, is the right balance between respecting local traditions and making significant improvement in the areas... Read more...

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    • Private Lives, Public History
    • Anna Clark
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    • The past is consumed on a grand scale: popularised by television programs, enjoyed by reading groups, walking groups, historical societies and heritage tours, and supported by unprecedented digital access to archival records. Yet our history has also become the subject of heated political debate.In Private Lives, Public History, historian Anna Clark... Read more...

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    • Politics, policy & the chance of change
    • John Watson
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    • Continued political and economic turbulence, pervasive threats of terrorism and climate change: 2015 was a testing year. Even Australia's charmed run as 'the lucky country' threatened to come to an end. The pressures of government resulted in Malcolm Turnbull ousting Tony Abbott to become the country's fifth prime minister in five years. Will this p... Read more...

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    • Mindless Colouring 101
    • David Rowe
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    • A colouring-in book like no other. Featuring more than 100 drawings by award-winning cartoonist, David Rowe, of Australia's notable Federal leaders past and present. Rather than a route to mindfulness it opens the way for busy political tragics to render our leaders in their true colours.For over twenty years David Rowe's cartoons and caricatures ha... Read more...

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    • The Straight Dope
    • Chip Le Grand
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    • The greatest drugs scandal in Australian sport goes well beyond who took what.What happened at Essendon, what happened at Cronulla, is only part of the story. From the basement office of a suburban football club to the seedy corners of Peptide Alley to the polished corridors of Parliament House, The Straight Dope is an inside account of the politics... Read more...

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    • The Shop
    • Selleck, R J W
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    • Amid the excitement and disorder of the gold rush, Melbourne's middle class created the University of Melbourne—known to many generations as 'The Shop'—to serve the interests of its sons. The foundation professors were well acquainted with the ancient universities of England and Ireland, but they swiftly realised that colonial society ha... Read more...

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    • Australian Art: A History
    • Sasha Grishin
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    • 'Grishin presents a story that is multilayered in its complexity and detail. [His book] at once broadens the scope of our national art and draws together these diverse strands into a compelling narrative. Above all it is a lively and insightful account of the diversity and richness of artistic endeavour of this country.'—Tony Ellwood, Director... Read more...

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    • John Perceval
    • Traudi Allen
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    • With his undeniable precociousness, John Perceval came to the attention of the art cognoscenti in his early teens. His elegant charm, astonishing good looks and original intelligence captivated many of the most important art figures of his time—Norman Lindsay, John and Sunday Reed, the Boyd family, Bernard Smith, Max Harris, John Brack, Charle... Read more...

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    • Life As I Know It
    • Michelle Payne, John Harms
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    • Michelle Payne rode into history as the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup. She and her 100-to-1 local horse Prince of Penzance took the international racing world by surprise but hers was no overnight success story. Michelle was first put on a horse aged four. At five years old her dream was to ride in the Melbourne Cup and win it. By sev... Read more...

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    • The Art of Reading
    • Damon Young
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    • In The Art of Reading, philosopher Damon Young reveals the pleasures of this intimate pursuit through a rich sample of literature: from Virginia Woolf's diaries to Batman comics. He writes with honesty and humour about the blunders and revelations of his own bookish life. Devoting each chapter to a literary virtue—curiosity, patience, courage,... Read more...

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