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    • Life As I Know It
    • Michelle Payne, John Harms
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    • In Life As I Know It, Michelle Payne tells her deeply moving story. It will lift your spirits, stir your heart and give you courage.Michelle was six months old, the youngest of eleven children, when the family was hit with the tragic death of their mother, Mary. Their father, Paddy, a renowned horseman, raised his children alone. As a family, they ... Read more...

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    • For the Common Good
    • Bill Shorten
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    • If you want to understand the next Prime Minister of Australia, this is essential reading.In For the Common Good, Bill Shorten reflects on the values and beliefs that led him to devote himself to the labour movement and stand for the nation's highest office. He looks back on the emphasis on education and social justice in his childhood in suburban M... Read more...

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    • The Art of Reading
    • Damon Young
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    • We are not born readers, we learn to turn words into worlds. But why is fine writing lauded while excellent reading is ignored?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 b... Read more...

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    • The French Revolution Second Edition
    • Peter McPhee
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    • On 14 July 1789 thousands of Parisians seized the Bastille fortress in Paris. This was the most famous episode of the Revolution of 1789, when huge numbers of French people across the kingdom successfully rebelled against absolute monarchy and the privileges of the nobility. But the subsequent struggle over what social and political system should re... Read more...

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    • Meanjin Vol 75, No 2
    • Jonathan Green
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    • The Meanjin winter issue takes on the culture wars. It's an essential primer in this election season written by Melbourne academic Mark Davis, the man who brought you Gangland, the book that revealed the baby boomer cultural monopoly. Now Davis turns his attention to the shady world of cultural politics, a world dominated by race, climate, and irrat... Read more...

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    • It's Our Country
    • Megan Davis, Marcia Langton
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    • Why should Indigenous people have a direct say in the decisions that affect their lives? Australia is one of the only liberal democracies still grappling with such a fundamental question.The idea of constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians has become a highly political and contentious issue. It is entangled in institutional processes t... 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 ... Read more...

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    • The Straight Dope Updated Edition
    • 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 Libertarian Alternative
    • Chris Berg
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    • Libertarianism—the philosophy of government that pairs free market economics with social liberalism— presents a vigorous challenge and viable political alternative to the old Left-Right partisan shouting match.Libertarianism offers surprising new solutions to stagnant policy debates over issues such as immigration and civil rights, and p... Read more...

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    • Arcady in Australia
    • Coral Lansbury
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    • This provocative book examines the vision of Australia in nineteenth-century English literature. The industrial revolution destroyed the myth of an idyllic rural way of life in England, and writers like Charles Dickens, Bulwer Lytton and Charles Reade created it anew in the improbable environment of Australia. The popular image of Australia in Engli... Read more...

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    • Great Properties of Country Victoria
    • Richard Allen, Kimbal Baker
    • Hardback $59.99
    • The Western District of Victoria. Even the name conjures up establishment families, history and grandeur. This area, extending from the Grampians region in the south-west of the state to Geelong in the east, and stretching as far north as Ararat, has some of the most productive land in Australia and some of its most renowned homesteads and gardens. ... Read more...

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    • Comeback
    • James Button
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    • James Button fell in love with the Geelong Football Club as a boy. It was a family affair. But as the years wore on and the defeats mounted, one nagging question became louder and louder: would his team ever win a premiership again?Comeback tells the Geelong story—how a town unloved by the big city up the road turned to football to show it was... Read more...

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    • Shooting the Picture
    • Sally Young, Fay Anderson
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    • Shooting The Picture is the story of Australian press photography from 1888 to today—the power of the medium, seismic changes in the newspaper industry, and photographers who were often more colourful than their subjects. This groundbreaking book explores our political leaders and campaigns, crime, war and censorship, international events, dis... Read more...

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    • My Year Without Meat
    • Richard Cornish
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    • When food writer Richard Cornish was so overcome by the aroma of the roast leg of lamb he had buckled into the passenger seat next to him that he pulled over to the side of the road and tore it apart with his bare hands, he knew he had a problem. He began to examine what it means to eat meat by becoming vegetarian for a year.My Year Without Meat is ... Read more...

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