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A stunning new collection of essays from Australia's leading public intellectual.
In On Borrowed Time, Manne applies his brilliant mind to the topics that have shaped our world over the last five years, including climate change, the media, Australia's asylum seeker poli... read more

On Borrowed Time
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'An immensely talented young writer ... Her fearlessness renews one's faith in the power of literature' George Saunders, author of Lincoln in he Bardo, winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize Something has happened to Peach. It hurts to walk but she staggers home to parents that don't seem ... read more

Peach
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Historian, essayist, speechwriter, humourist, anti-cant crusader; Don Watson has a gift for luring us to the nub of a matter, or at least to a new view of it, there to grin or grind our teeth at the spectacle. Over the years Don Watson has written on pol... read more

There It Is Again: Selected Non-Fiction
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THE TOP 5 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS NON-FICTION NARRATIVE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018FOYLES NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEARBLACKWELL'S NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEARWINNER OF THE JHALAK PRIZE LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLI... read more

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race
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People often consider feminism to be a modern idea and assume that women of the past simply accepted the life carved out for them. In fact, women's rights have been at the forefront of political an... read more

The Declaration of the Rights of Women: The Originial Manifesto for Justice, Equality and Freedom
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'Welcome to The Motherhood, my dear.' After her son was born, Jamila Rizvi felt isolated, exhausted and confused. While desperately in love with her new baby, the world she'd known had disappeared overnight and so had her sense of self. Jamila's salvation came in the form of ... read more

The Motherhood
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Advice, strong opinions, and personal revelations by the world's greatest writers - exclusively researched for this new book
Featuring the most inspirational and insightful collection of quotes by writers through the ages and across ... read more

Every Day a Word Surprises Me & Other Quotes by Writers
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'Absolutely essential reading, period' Alexandra Fuller, bestselling author of Don't Lets Go to the Dogs TonightIn the tradition of Behind the Beautiful Forevers, this is a masterful, humane work of literary journalis... read more

A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa
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Letter writing was a vital part of Christina Stead's creative life and it grew increasingly important in her last decade. It was how she engaged with the outside world and became the focus of her writing energies. Stead was a vivacious, funny, erudite... read more

Nophoto
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***Highly commended in the 2016 Dorothy Hewett Award for an Unpublished Manuscript*** 'I need to be a writer, ' Ruth Park told her future husband, D'Arcy Niland, on the eve of their marriage. 'That's what I need from ... read more

A Free Flame : Australian Women Writers and Vocation in the Twentieth Century
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When we spend so much of our time immersed in books, who's to say where reading ends and living begins? The two are impossibly and gloriously wedded, as Hill shows in Jacob's Room Is Full of Books. Considering everything from Edith Wharton's novels through Alan B... read more

Jacob's Room is Full of Books
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