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In the Eye of the Storm
March 2021
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Flames of Extinction
March 2021
Over Australia's 2019–20 Black Summer bushfire season, scientists estimate that more than three billion native animals were killed or displaced. Many species — koalas, the regent honeyeater, glossy black cockatoo, the platypus — are inching towards extinction at the hands of mega-blazes and the changing climate behind them.
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Amnesia Road
March 2021
'At both ends of the world, I have found confusion and profound disagreement about how to read the story of the past, about who should write or speak it, and what parts of it should be written or spoken about at all.'
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Level Up Your Essays
March 2021
Level Up Your Essays  is the essential guide to essay writing for university students. Written by the people who mark your essays, it will show you step-by-step how to write high-quality essays that will get you top marks.
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Picturing a Nation
March 2021
The untold story of a major Australian artist. Regarded in his day as an important Australian impressionist painter, A.H. Fullwood (1863–1930) was also the most widely viewed British–Australian artist of the Heidelberg era.
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The Missing Among Us
March 2021
In Australia 38 000 people are reported missing each year and in the US it's over 600 000. In the UK someone is reported missing every 90 seconds. Many of these cases are never resolved.
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Beyond Climate Grief
March 2021
How do we find courage when climate change overwhelms us emotionally?
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Into the Loneliness
March 2021
An original and riveting biography of two of the most singular women Australia has ever seen.
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Truth-Telling
February 2021
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Eating with My Mouth Open
February 2021
'To eat is to build upon our collective story. We use food to say, again and again, who we are.'
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Coming of Age in the War on Terror
February 2021
'One minute you're a 15-year-old girl who loves Netflix and music and the next minute you're looked at as maybe ISIS.'
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Kid Reporter
February 2021
Age range 10+ You don't need to be an adult to break news and change the world. You can start your career as a young reporter right now.
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The Desire for Change, 2004-2007
Edited by Tom Frame
January 2021
The Liberal-National Party Coalition was elected to office on 2 March 1996 and continued in power until 3 December 2007 making John Howard the second-longest serving Australian Prime Minister. This book is the final in a four-volume series examining the four Howard Governments.
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For Gallantry
Craig Blanch
December 2020
From the frozen wastes of Antarctica to the burning ruins of the Bali bombings, For Gallantry tells the stories of the 28 Australians awarded the nation's highest non-combat awards for bravery: the Imperial George Cross and its Australian Honours and Awards replacement, the Cross of Valour.
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The Best Australian Science Writing 2020

Edited by Sara Phillips, foreword by Peter C. Doherty

December 2020
The annual collection – now in its tenth year – celebrating the finest voices in Australian science writing.
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Australian Universities
Gwilym Croucher, James Waghorne
November 2020
Few of Australia's institutions are as significant or as complex as its universities. This first comprehensive history of Australia's university system explores how universities work and for whom, and how their relationship with each other, their staff and students and the public has evolved over a century.
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Rooted
November 2020
*Included in ABR's Books of the Year 2020* Bugger, rooted, bloody oath…
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Darwin
November 2020
This is a book about the textures, colours, sounds and frontier stories of Darwin, Australia's smallest and least-known capital city.
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The Bible in Australia
November 2020
WINNER of the Nonfiction Award 2020 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature
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The Long Shadow
November 2020
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Hobart
November 2020
MONA has done a lot more than just rescue a flagging tourism economy. It has changed the city's body language, teaching it to stand up straight and look others squarely in the eye, even putting a swagger in its step.
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Upturn
Edited by Tanya Plibersek
November 2020
COVID-19 has resulted in changes none of us could have imagined, but what happens next?
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Adelaide
November 2020
Any place you have experienced first-hand is a museum of memory, one whose exhibits conjure up, in widening ripples of association, a whole city: a red paddle-boat, a photograph of three children on a hot day, a marble Venus fetchingly half-naked in the shade.
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Melbourne
November 2020
Melbourne's a city you get to know from the inside out – you have to walk it to love it. My favourite time to do this is at night. That's when you capture glimpses of people – eating, laughing, talking, arguing, watching TV and reading – through half-open terrace house doors and windows … It is a city of inside places and conversation. Of intimacy.
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Australian Women Pilots
November 2020
There's a lot of aeroplanes and aviators down in that water. Thank God I'm not one of them.
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Sydney
November 2020
Sydney has always been the sexiest and brashest of our cities, but perhaps the most misunderstood. In this new edition of Sydney , Delia Falconer conjures up its sandstone, humidity and jacarandas, its fireworks, glitz and magic. But she discards lazy stereotypes to reveal a complex city: beautiful, violent, half-wild, and at times deeply spiritual.
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Perth
November 2020
David Whish-Wilson's Perth is a place where deeper historical currents are never far beneath the surface. Like the Swan River that can flow in two directions at once, Perth strikes perfect harmony with the city's contradictions and eccentricities.
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Brisbane
November 2020
Brisbane reveals a city of wooden houses where mango trees abound, where the serpentine river seems to be of the city and yet somehow not, where ghostly memories of demolished landmarks like Cloudland and The Bellevue Hotel hover and where the chime of the City Hall clock echoes through time and place.
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Canberra
November 2020
A strong sense of 'otherness' defines Canberra to a point where there is a smugness, bordering on arrogance, that the rest of Australia can hate – but they'll never know just how good it is to live here.
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Living with the Anthropocene
Edited by Mr Cameron Muir, Kirsten Wehner, Jenny Newell
October 2020
Personal and urgent, this is a literary anthology for our age, the age of humans.
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The Ways of the Bushwalker
October 2020
Whether you are inclined to put on your walking boots and pack your sleeping bag, or would rather stay in a luxury hut, this surefooted and witty book reveals how the ordinary act of walking can become extraordinary.
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Hysteria
September 2020
In the tradition of Siri Hustvedt's The Shaking Woman , Bryant blends memoir with literary and historical analysis to explore women's medical treatment. Hysteria
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How to Win an Election
September 2020
How To Win An Election  spells out the ten things a political leader and their party must excel at to maximise the chance of success, and against which they should be accountable between and during elections.
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Windfall
September 2020
We've had a decade of distraction and inaction on climate change, but what made things go so very wrong in Australia? And what can the rest of the world learn from our mistakes – and opportunities?
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Fire
August 2020
What does a full-blown Fire Age look like? We are about to find out, and Australia will feel the looking-glass transition from an ice world to a fire world more fully and suddenly than elsewhere.
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Wild Nature
August 2020
An epic journey of discovery into the heart of a vast and contested Australian wilderness.