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    • Time to Die
    • Rodney Syme
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    • Medical science now allows us to live longer than ever before. So living with pain and dying well have become major concerns for the general community, health practitioners, church groups and politicians. Should these issues be decided in private by individuals or must we legislate ethical guidelines? Rodney Syme has been an advocate for medically a... Read more...

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    • Meanjin Vol 76 No 1
    • Jonathan Green
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    • The writer's life ... it's not an easy one. In the autumn issue of Meanjin Australian literary giant Frank Moorhouse describes the often-difficult path followed by those hardy souls who take 'the writer's oath'. For the man behind Days of Wine and Rage, Forty Seventeen, Dark Palace and the rest of the soon-to-be televised 'Edith Trilogy', it has bee... Read more...

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    • Writing Home
    • Glenn Morrison
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    • Writing Home explores the literary representation of Australian places by those who have walked them. In particular, it examines how Aboriginal and settler narratives of walking have shaped portrayals of Australia's Red Centre and consequently ideas of nation and belonging.Central Australia has long been characterised as a frontier, the supposed div... Read more...

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    • Meanjin Vol 75 No 4
    • Jonathan Green
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    • In the summer edition of Meanjin, Miles Franklin award winner Alexis Wright puts a challenging question: who should have the right to tell Aboriginal stories? Guy Rundle considers the Donald Trump victory and the changing state of US politics. Katharine Murphy reflects on the passing tides of parenthood, Tim Dunlop wonders what we'll all do in a wor... Read more...

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    • The Conversation Yearbook 2016
    • John Watson
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    • In a year in which political discourse seemed increasingly untethered from reality, The Conversation continued to bring you analysis, commentary and research from academic experts. This clearly written collection ranges widely, from Michelle Grattan's scrupulous assessment of Malcolm Turnbull's first year as prime minister, to Amy Reichelt and Clare... Read more...

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    • Summit 8000
    • Andrew Lock
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    • A thrilling memoir of the spectacular high-altitude mountaineering achievements of Andrew Lock: the only Australian to have summited all fourteen 8000-metre peaks in the world, including Mount Everest—twice. We learn 'why does he do it?' Why does anyone take on such a challenge, knowing how easily they might be killed?Andrew Lock gives us a gr... Read more...

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    • Press Escape
    • Shaun Carney
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    • Getting away was always a driving ambition for Shaun Carney—from an outer-suburban house in the 60s and 70s, from a family with a secret: a father with a double life and a borrowed name.Journalism gave Shaun that escape, to another life, to becoming a different person. For 34 years he took every opportunity it offered, flourished and knew succ... Read more...

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    • Blonde Ambition
    • Annette Sharp
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    • Roxy Jacenko has been Sydney's publicity queen ever since she started Sweaty Betty PR at the age of 24, and her ambition, grit and drive have made her rich and famous. Working 24/7, Roxy micromanages and shares every moment of her Bentley-driving, Cartier-sporting, Birkin bag-toting life—and those of her children, Pixie and Hunter—on Ins... Read more...

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    • ISS 22 Indian Muslims
    • Riaz Hassan
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    • Research shows that Indian Muslims experience higher levels of development and equity deficits. Indian Muslims are also predicted to become the largest Muslim population in the world by 2050. This increase in numbers might exacerbate their relative deprivation, creating a disjunction between India's constitutional promises of 'equality of opportunit... Read more...

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    • The Promise of Things
    • Ruth Quibell
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    • Some of our strongest, most lasting relationships are hidden in plain view—those we have with objects. What do our possessions do for us? And how do they do it?In The Promise of Things, Ruth Quibell explores what our possessions say about us: who we think we are, what we long for and struggle against. It invites us to think about how we use th... Read more...

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    • Bent Uncensored
    • James Morton, Susanna Lobez
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    • The sensational murder convictions this winter of former NSW detectives Roger Rogerson and Glen McNamara for the killing of drug dealer Jamie Gao has meant that previously suppressed material in Bent can at last be read.James Morton and Susanna Lobez have illustrated, in several Gangland books, that Australia almost certainly has out-ganged other co... Read more...

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    • Into the Heart of Tasmania
    • Rebe Taylor
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    • In 1908 English gentleman, Ernest Westlake, packed a tent, a bicycle and forty tins of food and sailed to Tasmania. On mountains, beaches and in sheep paddocks he collected over 13,000 Aboriginal stone tools. Westlake believed he had found the remnants of an extinct race whose culture was akin to the most ancient Stone Age Europeans. But in the remo... Read more...

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    • Man & Beast
    • Andrew Rule
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    • Man & Beast features some of the greats of Australian literature, writing about the particular kinships they have with animals: the loves, the losses and the surprising turns those relationships can take.Les Carlyon writes about those strange beings, horse people. Robert Drewe's curious eye falls on everything from bull sharks to bull ants. Don Wats... Read more...

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    • Meanjin Vol 75, No 3
    • Jonathan Green
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    • Not the marrying kind? You're not alone. As Lauren Rosewarne reports, more the 40 percent of Australian women between 25 and 64 are single. By choice? By design? By circumstance? For better? For worse? Lauren takes a deeply personal look at a phenomenon that is quietly reshaping our world.The facts are thinner on the ground elsewhere, especially in ... Read more...

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    • Making Headlines
    • Chris Mitchell
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    • As editor-in-chief of The Australian, Chris Mitchell ran the largest stable of journalists with the largest editorial budget in the country for more than twelve years. This entertaining and deeply revealing book offers readers riveting insights into the quirks and foibles of some of the most powerful politicians and media executives this country has... Read more...

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    • Light and Shadow
    • Mark Colvin
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    • Mark Colvin is a broadcasting legend. He is the voice of ABC Radio's leading current affairs program PM; he was a founding broadcaster for the groundbreaking youth station Double J; he initiated The World Today program; and he's one of the most popular and influential journalists in the twittersphere.Mark has been covering local and global events fo... Read more...

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    • Margaret Preston
    • Lesley Harding
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    • Celebrated for her vibrant and distinctive pictures of indigenous flowers, artist Margaret Preston was an equally colourful and outspoken personality. Less well known is her legacy as a generous and insightful teacher and keen cook, and her deep sense of civic duty. She was passionate about the need for a modern national culture that reflected every... 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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    • 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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    • From the Edge
    • Mark McKenna
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    • March 1797. Ninety Mile Beach, Victoria. Five British sailors and twelve Bengali seamen swim ashore after their longboat is ripped apart in a storm. The British penal colony at Port Jackson is 700 kilometres to the north, their fellow-survivors from the wreck of the Sydney Cove stranded far to the south on a tiny island in Bass Strait. To rescue the... Read more...

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    • The Peter Thomson Five
    • Tony Walker
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    • Peter Thomson won five golf Open Championships. He is only the third golfer to have won five or more, behind the great Harry Vardon, who won six. It is a feat unlikely to be repeated in the modern era and puts him in the legendary league of sports players like Don Bradman, Rod Laver, Margaret Court and Dawn Fraser. 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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    • The Trust Deficit
    • Sam Crosby
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    • Trust is the most powerful weapon in the political arsenal.It can pierce an opponent's armour or deflect the most ferocious attack. It can explain difficult policies, and become a well of goodwill for politicians when they need it most. Yet despite its great value we are resigned to the idea that trust in politics will continue to decline.Drawing on... Read more...

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    • Windsor's Way Updated Edition
    • Tony Windsor
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    • Traitor or saviour? Tony Windsor has been called both in his 22-year political career, but never more often than when he supported Julia Gillard's government in 2010. And now he's back.After three years in retirement, Tony Windsor refuses to stand by and watch regional Australia relegated to being taken for granted. In the forthcoming election he wi... Read more...

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    • The AIF in Battle
    • Jean Bou
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    • By the end of the First World War the combat formations of the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) in both France and the Middle East were considered among the British Empire's most effective troops. While sometimes a source of pride and not a little boasting, how the force came to be so was not due to any inherent national prowess or trait. Instead it ... Read more...

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    • Coming of Age
    • Terry Hogan
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    • In December 1987 John Dawkins, Minister for Employment, Education and Training, released a Green Paper that foreshadowed major changes in universities through the formation of the Unified National System. This was sixteen years after the establishment of Griffith University, and only twelve years since its first undergraduate enrolments.Dawkins' ide... 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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    • 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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    • Melodie
    • Akira Mizubayashi
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    • 'Akira Mizubayashi is a man whose dog, Mélodie, taught him what it means to be human.' RAIMOND GAITAMélodie is the heartfelt memoir of a Japanese man's life with his golden retriever—or rather of his golden retriever's life with him. Fidelity, patience, attachment, love and family ties are illuminated through the demands and joys of living w... 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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