Confessions and Contradictions
by Christopher Hitchens
Over the last thirty years Christopher Hitchens has established himself as one of the world's most influential public intellectuals. His originality, bravery, range and wit made him first a leading iconoclast of the political left, and then later ...
How We Were Made for These Times
by George Megalogenis
Australians are generally uncomfortable in the global spotlight - outside of sports stadiums. But after seeing us negotiate the Asian financial crisis, the tech wreck and the Global Financial Crisis that bred the Great Recession, the world is now ...
An Autobiographical Account of Stolen Generations
by Deborah Dickman & Heather Vicenti
Too Many Tears gives a sad but clear account of the loss of identity felt by a half-caste infant removed by Native Welfare from her desert tribe to a mission farm only to have her own children removed by Child Welfare a generation later.
by Michael Savage & Pete Larkin
<p> Trickle Down Tyranny is the single book you need to stop Obama's emerging dictatorship before we lose all of our constitutional, God-given rights. These pages show you the dangerous laws and powergrabs of the Obama administration ...
The Only First Hand Account of the Navy SEAL Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden
by Mark Owen & Kevin Maurer
For the first time anywhere, a first-person account of the planning <br>and execution of the Bin Laden raid from inside the US Navy SEAL <br>team who carried out the extraordinary mission to kill the terrorist <br>mastermind. <br>From the streets ...
How Australia Made Its Own Luck - and Could Now Throw it All Away
by Peter Hartcher
Australians now officially have the best living conditions in the world. Our country is both fair and free - and the only developed nation to have avoided a recession in the past twenty years. So how did it happen and why don't we care?
by Luis Carlos Montalvan
A heartwarming dog story like no other: Tuesday, a lovable golden retriever, changes a former soldier's life forever. A highly decorated captain in the U.S. Army, Luis Montalvan never backed down from a challenge during his two tours of duty in Iraq.
A Wake-Up Call for the Post-9/11 Era
by Russ Feingold
Champion of progressives and liberals, former U.S. Senator Feingold explains from his unique view where America went wrong after September 11th and how to fix the mess.
Choosing Between Progress and Planet
by Andrew Charlton
"We shouldn't be too hard on ourselves," my German colleague said to me. "We have to be realistic about the problem. The world is split between those who want to save the planet and those who want to save themselves." In QE44 , Andrew Charlton ...
The Real Story of the 2010 Election
by Barrie Cassidy
Barrie Cassidy picked a hell of an election to cover: changes of leaders on both sides of politics, Australia's first woman Prime Minister, a hung parliament and a country not knowing who its Prime Minister was for nearly three weeks.
by Anthony Hill
Young Bill is the true story of the suffering - and survival - of an underage prisoner-of-war during World War II. Bill Young, who is still alive, enlised in the army in July 1941 aged only 15, though he said he was 19. He went to Singapore, was ...
A Short History of Modern Delusions
by Francis Wheen
An entertaining, impassioned polemic on the retreat of reason in the late 20th century. An intellectual call to arms, Francis Wheen's Sunday Times bestseller is one of 2004's most talked about books. In 1979 two events occurred that would shape ...
by Maxine McKew & McKew Maxine
At the 2007 federal election former journalist Maxine McKew won a spectacular victory against John Howard and wrote herself into Australian political history as only the second candidate to have ever defeated a sitting prime minister in his ...
The Decline of Violence in History and Its Causes
by Steven Pinker
Do we really care about each other less than we did in the past? This myth-destroying book shows that, contrary to popular belief, humankind has become progressively less, not more, violent from prehistory to today. Even the twentieth century, ...
The Great Operations
by Michael Bar-Zohar & Nissim Mishal
The secrets behind Mossad, the world's most respected and enigmatic Secret Service Organization This book tells what should have been known and isn't - that Israel's hidden force is as formidable as its recognised physical strength.
The Self-Destruction of a State Labor Party
by Rodney Cavalier
Written by former minister and Labor historian Rodney Cavalier, Power Crisis is an explosive account of the self-destruction of the New South Wales Labor government, which has seen a turnover of four premiers in five years, and is heading for ...
by Kevin Blackburn
Japanese World War II POW camps conjure up a notorious picture of deprivation and brutality. The idea that sport, of all things, flourished in such hellish conditions is hard to envisage but the truth is, it did. Captives played Aussie Rules ...
by Steven L. Taylor
30-second Politics will help dispel this fog of mistrust and paranoia. It challenges political theorists of all colours to come up with no-frill, no-spin, tell-it-like-it-is explanations of the 50 most important political -isms, -archies, and ...
The Australian War Memorial Battlefield Guide
by Peter Pedersen & Chris Roberts
A lavishly illustrated account of the ANZACs involvement in the Western Front--complete with walking and driving tours of 28 battlefields <br> <br>With rare photographs and documents from the Australian War Memorial archive and extensive travel ...
What the New Republican House Must Do to Reject, Repeal, and Replace Obama's Socialist Programs... and How to Make Sure They Do it
by Dick Morris
President Obama's legislation has increased the federal government's massive, crippling debt - and resulted in a tidal wave of Republican victories in the 2010 midterm elections. Fueled by popular anger and a demand for fiscal responsibility, ...