If Australian politics and public policy is a war of ideas, the National Press Club is the battleground. For the past half-century, the NPC has been the epicentre of political and social debate in Australia. Leaders and opinion-makers have used its stage to launch leadership bids, rattle the cage o... read more

Stand and Deliver: Fifty Years of the National Press Club of Australia
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In his forthcoming book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks... read more

A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership
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Joining the ranks of the classics Please Kill Me, Our Band Could Be Your Life, and Can't Stop Won't Stop, an intriguing oral history of the post-9/11 decline of the old-guard music industry and rebirth of the New Y... read more

Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011
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No Place to Hide is the story of one of the greatest national security leaks in US history. In June 2013, reporter and political commentator Glenn Greenwald published a series of reports in the Guardian which rocked the world. The reports revealed shocking truths about the extent to which the National... read more

No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the Surveillance State
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Never before has Australia enjoyed such economic, commercial, diplomatic and cultural clout. Its recession-proof economy is the envy of the world. It's the planet's great lifestyle superpower. Its artistic exports win unprecedented acclaim. But never before has its politics been so brutal, narrow and ... read more

The Rise and Fall of Australia
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Across Israel, women are being harassed as a rising Orthodox Jewish faction seeks to suppress them. In this gripping expose, leading women's activist Elana Sztokman investigates the struggles of Israeli women against increasing religious and political intrusion, from segregation on public buses to bei... read more

War on Women in Israel
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"Churchill: The Prophetic Statesman" reveals the astonishingly accurate predictions of Britain's most famous Prime Minister, and how his critics perceived them throughout his political career Who could have foreseen the start of World War I twenty-five years before the assassination of a Serbian archd... read more

Churchill: The Prophetic Statesman
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Rather than relaxed and comfortable, Australians are disenchanted with politics and politicians. In this brilliant short book - an expanded version of her acclaimed Quarterly Essay - Laura Tingle shows that the reason for this goes to something deep in Australian culture: our great expectations of gov... read more

Great Expectations: Government, Entitlement and an Angry Nation
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Dionne's expertise is evident in this finely crafted and convincing work. "The Los Angeles Times" From one of our most engaging political reporters and the author of "Why Americans Hate Politics"; the story of conservatism from the Goldwater 1960s to the present day Tea Party that has resulted in brok... read more

Nophoto
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This is a magisterial, one-volume history of political thought from Herodotus to the present, Ancient Athens to modern democracy - from author and professor Alan Ryan. This is a book about the answers that historians, philosophers, theologians, practising politicians and would-be revolutionaries have ... read more

On Politics
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From the nation's beginnings, the law was to be the great equalizer in American life, the guarantor of a common set of rules for all. Starting with Watergate, continuing on through the Iran-Contra scandal, and culminating with the crimes of the Bush era, the author lays bare the mechanisms that have c... read more

With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful
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DEALING WITH CHINA takes the reader behind closed doors to witness the creation and evolution and future of China's state-controlled capitalism. Hank Paulson has dealt with China unlike any other foreigner. As head of Goldman Sachs, Paulson had a pivotal role in opening ... read more

Dealing with China
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