How did our mastery of artificial cold help give birth to at least four million babies, create the golden age of Hollywood and unlock the secrets of the universe? And what about our battle against dirt? How did that create the flat screen and the iPhone?This book is a celebration of ideas: how they ha... read more

How We Got To Now: The History and Power of Great Ideas
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 Cultural, Ideas, Political & Issues

Awards:Winner of ABIA Awards - Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year 2017 (Australia). Short-listed for Indie Book Awards - Best Non-fiction 2017 (Australia) and ABIA Awards - General Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2017 (Australia) and ABA Nielsen BookData Booksellers Choice Award 2017 (Australia).

Personal and fearless - a call to arms for feminists new, old and as yet unrealised by one of our most outspoken feminist writers.

Fight Like A Girl: Raise Voices. Raise Courage. Raise the Flag.
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 Essays

UQP celebrates 70 years of publishing the best Australian writing with a unique anthology that showcases the diversity of the Australian literary landscape.Featuring 25 of the greatest Australian writing names from UQP's past and present, thi... read more

Reading the Landscape: A Celebration of Australian Writing
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Waste Not: Simple Steps to Throw Away Less
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A timeless collection of quotations by visionaries who have been catalysts for change - through the ages and across the globe
You Had Better Make Some Noise brings together the words of social activists, revolutiona... read more

You Had Better Make Some Noise : Words to Change the World
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*the #1 Sunday Times bestseller * instant New York Times bestseller * #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller * * Irish Times bestseller * Audio bestseller * Guardian bestseller *
'One of the most important books I've ever read - an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about ... read more

Factfulness
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 Essays

New essays by the Orange and Pulitzer Prize winning author of Gilead, Home and Lila. In this collection, Marilynne Robinson, one of today's most important thinkers - admired by President Obama, and so many others - impels us to action and offers us hope.Marilynne Robinson has ... read more

What are We Doing Here?
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Nature, Money, Work, Care, Food, Energy, and Lives. These are the seven things that have made our world and will continue to shape its future. By making these things cheap, modern commerce has ... read more

A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things - A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet
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What would be your ideal job if you didn't have to worry about money? Would you like to have more responsibility or less? How far would you go for a promotion? When did you last stand up for what you believe in? What are you afraid of? In this unique handbook ... read more

The Question Book
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Australians once trusted the democratic process. While we got on with our lives, we assumed our politicians had our best interests at heart. Not anymore. That trust has collapsed. Mark Latham joined the Labor Party in the late 1970s hoping to improve people's lives through parliamentary service. Twent... read more

The Political Bubble: Why Australians Don't Trust Politics
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How did the big banks get away with so much for so long? Why are so many aged-care residents malnourished? And when did arms manufacturers start sponsoring the Australian War Memorial? In this passi... read more

Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next Quarterly Essay #70
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 Sociology

'Feisty and inquisitive - a fresh take on modern feminist issues.' Julia Gillard Australian women are suffering from a crisis of confidence about work. Accustomed to being overlooked and undervalued, even when women do get to the top, they explain their success away as 'luck'. But it... read more

Not Just Lucky
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