by Princeton University Press
by Megalogenis George
'Likely to become the essential short work on modern Australia' Don Watson 'Megalogenis is Australia's best explainer ...... A brilliant read' Annabel Crabb Winner of the 2013 Prime Minister's Literary Award, 2012 Walkley Book Award, and ...
by Macmillan Science & Educ. UK
Inside the Pursuit and Takedown of the Real 9/11 Mastermind, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed
by Josh Meyer & Terry McDermott
On March 1, 2003, American and Pakistani intelligence agents captured Khalid Sheikh Mohammed-bringing to a close one of the greatest manhunts in history. Drawing on hundreds of interviews, many with investigators speaking for the first time and ...
by Paul Kelly
Drawing on more than sixty on-the-record interviews with all the major players, Triumph and Demise is full of remarkable disclosures. It is the inside account of the hopes, achievements and bitter failures of the Labor Government from 2007 to 2013.
by Michael Asher
BRAVO TWO ZERO was the code-name of the famous SAS operation in Iraq during the Gulf War. It was a classic British story of glorious failure in the face of overwhelming odds. The book Bravo Two Zero, written by patrol commander 'Andy McNab', ...
How Congress Really Works
by Henry Waxman
During his 33 years in Congress, Henry Waxman has sponsored legislation that's touched the lives of every American: The Clean Air Act. Nutritional labeling on food. Smoking bans on airplanes. As chairman of the most powerful government oversight ...
by Ian McPhedran
An unputdownable account of the courage and bravery under fire of our Australian soldiers on the frontline - from WWII to Afghanistan. From Gallipoli to Afghanistan, many Australians have been awarded military honours for acts of selfless courage.
by Manchester University Press
by Quentin Bryce
Her Excellency, The Honourable Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, shares her thoughts on contemporary Australia. Her Excellency's lecture series, 'Back to Grassroots', will comprise four 30 minute lectures ...
by Tadeusz Kowalik
by Manchester University Press
Whether ruthlessly exposing Beltway hypocrisy, pricking the pomposity of those in power, or tirelessly defending the rights of the oppressed, Alexander Cockburn never pulled his punches and always landed a blow where it mattered.In this panoramic ...
by Robert Gates
'As I look back, there is a parallel theme to my years at war: love. By that I mean the love - there is no other word for it - I came to feel for the troops, and the overwhelming sense of personal responsibility I developed for them.
by Random House UK
It was on 6 June 2004 that BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner and cameraman Simon Cumbers were ambushed by Islamist gunmen in a quiet Riyadh back street. Simon was killed outright. Frank was hit in the shoulder and leg. As he lay in the ...
by Toby Thacker
The First World War has been mythologized since 1918, and many paradigmatic views of it - that it was pointless, that brave soldiers were needlessly sacrificed - are deeply embedded in the British consciousness. More than in any other country, ...
The Reselling of President Obama
by Richard Wolffe
THE MESSAGE tells the untold story of the hired guns who held the Obama presidency in their hands: the consultants behind his advertising, polling and messaging. It explores the inner workings of their world: the egos and exchanges of ideas, the ...
by Roland Perry
In the harsh Libyan desert in the middle of the second world war, Private Jim Moody, a signaller with the First Australian Machine Gun Battalion, found a starving puppy on a sand dune. Moody called the dog Horrie. Much more than a mascot, ...
by Cornell University Press