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Blitzed
Blitzed Norman Ohler
The sensational account of the overwhelming role of drug-taking in the Third Reich - from Hitler and his entourage to ordinary troops.
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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume I
Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume I David W. Cameron
The compelling account of the Australian troops fighting on the Western front in March and April 1918.
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The Origins Of Totalitarianism: PMC
The Origins Of Totalitarianism: PMC Hannah Arendt
Arendt's definitive work on totalitarianism, a surprise bestseller in 2017.
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The Book Of Tea
The Book Of Tea Kakuzo Okakura
This 1906 guide to the beauty of the tea ceremony is both a paean to the art of simplicity, and a wry critique of the West's view of Japan.
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The Thrilling Adventures Of Lovelace And Babbage
The Thrilling Adventures Of Lovelace And Babbage Sydney Padua
Meet two of Victorian London's greatest geniuses . . . Ada Lovelace, daughter of Lord Byron: mathematician, gambler, and proto-programmer, whose writings contained the first ever appearance of general computing theory. And Charles Babbage, eccentric inventor of the Difference Engine, an enormous clockwork calculating machine that would have been the first computer . . .
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Enemy
Enemy Ruth Clare
Weaving a striking personal narrative with a revelatory exploration of the effects of war, Enemy is a bold, compelling and ultimately triumphant memoir from a hugely impressive new Australian writer.
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Reading Lolita In Tehran
Reading Lolita In Tehran Azar Nafisi
Azar Nafisi's bestselling memoir is a moving, passionate testament to the transforming power of books, the magic of words and the search for beauty in life's darkest moments. 
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Homegoing
Homegoing Yaa Gyasi
A profoundly moving story on the bonds of family and history - this is Beloved for the 21st century.
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The New Spymasters
The New Spymasters Stephen Grey
In The New Spymasters, the first real account of how modern espionage works, we follow riveting stories of dramatic missions and the larger-than-life characters who undertook them. These were moments when success - and ultimately life or death - depended on whether the right person was in the right place . . . at exactly the right time.
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Towards The Flame
Towards The Flame Dominic Lieven
The decision to go to war in 1914 had catastrophic consequences for Russia. The result was revolution, civil war and famine in 1917-20, followed by decades of communist rule.
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Charles II
Charles II Clare Jackson
Encompassing events from the Fire of London to the Dutch wars, and drawing on the many depictions of Charles from Pepys to popular novels, this is a study of kingship as the ultimate performance.
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The Lucky Country
The Lucky Country Donald Horne
When it was first published in 1964 The Lucky Country caused a sensation. Horne took Australian society to task for its philistinism, provincialism and dependence.
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A Very Short History of the World
A Very Short History of the World Geoffrey Blainey
An updated edition of Geoffrey Blainey's bestselling account of human history, A Very Short History of the World, featuring new material on China and global terrorism.
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Reclaiming Epicurus: Penguin Special
Reclaiming Epicurus: Penguin Special Luke Slattery
Epicureanism is not just for gourmands – journalist Luke Slattery argues that it can help us rethink out materialist ways and face the challenges of man-made climate change.
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Rendezvous with Destiny
Rendezvous with Destiny Michael Fullilove
Drawing on vast archival research, Rendezvous with Destiny is narrative history at its most delightful, stirring and important.
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