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    • The Money Men
    • Chris Bowen
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    • How much do we know about the second most important office in the nation? Who was Australia's first treasurer? Who resigned because of a relationship breakdown with the PM? And who did Frank Hardy base his character Ted Thurgood in Power without Glory on?The Money Men is the first in-depth look at the twelve most notable and interesting men to have ... Read more...

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    • A Letter To My Children
    • Christopher Pyne
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    • Why do seemingly intelligent men and women leave their families to spend more than half the year travelling to Canberra, and spending night after night at electorate and campaign events? Surely there are easier ways to earn a living.A Letter to My Children is Christopher Pyne's honest account of how a belief in the power of public service, inspired ... Read more...

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    • Leadership in Action
    • John Cantwell
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    • Leadership is about emotional connections; it is about trust; it is about being authentic.John Cantwell knows this from almost forty years of leading men and women in some of the toughest situations imaginable. Now he reveals all he has learned about leadership during his rise through the ranks from Private to General in the Australian Army.Leadersh... Read more...

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    • The Straight Dope
    • Chip Le Grand
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    • 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, greed and personal feuds which fuelled an extraordinary saga.Clubs and coach... Read more...

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    • Advanced Australia
    • Mark Butler
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    • The average Australian's life expectancy has increased by twenty-five years over the past century—from mid fifties to early eighties—a monumental achievement with huge political impact. For decades to come ageing will touch almost every area of policy—retirement incomes, housing, employment, urban design, health...The greying Baby ... Read more...

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    • The Knowledge Wars
    • Peter Doherty
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    • Climate scientists have warned that we need to change our behaviour in ways that may be inconvenient and threaten the commercial status quo. The result has been a polarising division in society and a sustained attack on their research.In The Knowledge Wars, Nobel prizewinner Peter Doherty makes a passionate case for citizens to become informed so th... Read more...

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    • Machine Rules
    • Stephen Loosley
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    • But does a powerbroker like Stephen Loosley ever leave the political world?In his candid memoir, Loosley writes about defending the indefensible, the best way to start and kill off rumours, the value of truth in campaigning, how to use humour to squash a scandal, the key to fundraising and why bullshit always comes back to smother you. Read more...

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    • Stephen FitzGerald
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    • Modern Australia was in part defined by its early embrace of China—a turning from the White Australia Policy of the 1950s to the country's acceptance of Asian immigration and engagement with regional neighbours. It saw the far-sighted establishment of an embassy in Beijing in the 1970s by Gough Whitlam, headed by Stephen FitzGerald. Here, Fitz... Read more...

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    • Sheila Fitzpatrick
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    • Joseph Stalin was the unchallenged dictator of the Soviet Union for so long that most historians have dismissed the officials surrounding him as mere yes-men. On Stalin's Team overturns this view, revealing that behind Stalin were a dozen or so loyal and competent men who formed a remarkably effective team from the late 1920s until his death in 1953... Read more...

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    • The Wit of Whitlam
    • James Carleton
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    • No, Minister
    • Allan Behm
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    • Nothing prepares a person for the job of chief of staff to a Commonwealth Minister. There are no professional development courses, no specialist recruitment agencies and no training manuals.It was into this vortex that Allen Behm became chief of staff to Greg Combet in 2009, the minister responsible for managing carbon pricing and the pink batts cri... Read more...

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    • The Eureka Stockade
    • Raffaello Carboni
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    • Italian revolutionary Raffaello Carboni reached the Ballarat goldfields in 1853 looking for adventure and wealth. Instead, he found growing unrest among the miners, who were straining against harsh and oppressive government regulations.This unrest came to a head at dawn on 3 December 1854, at the now legendary Eureka Stockade. Here, 120 angry miners... Read more...

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    • The Many Lives Of Kenneth Myer
    • Sue Ebury
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    • When Kenneth Baillieu Myer's father fell dead on the footpath in 1934, Ken's life changed in an instant. As the eldest son of the Jewish immigrant retailing genius, Sidney Baevski Myer, who went from pedlar to philanthropist millionaire in fifteen years, 13-year-old Ken was immediately acknowledged as head of the family. Despite a conventional educa... Read more...

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