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  • The Rare Metals War: The Dark Side of Clean Energy and Digital Technologies

    The Rare Metals War: The Dark Side of Clean Energy and Digital Technologies
    av Guillaume Pitron

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950354313

    Is the shift to renewable energy and digital devices going to free us from severe pollution, material shortages, and military tensions? Rare metals are essential to electric vehicles, fighter jets, wind turbines, and solar panels, and also to our sm…

  • Parenthood the Swedish Way: A Science-Based Guide to Pregnancy, Birth, and Infancy

    Parenthood the Swedish Way: A Science-Based Guide to Pregnancy, Birth, and Infancy
    av Cecilia Chrapkowska, Agnes Wold

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534834

    Embrace the Scandinavian style of childrearing: practical, egalitarian, and free from outdated myths. Expectant parents will be relieved to hear: Put away the vacuum--dust does not lead to allergy. Breastfeeding protects against allergies? Never has…

  • Rodrigo Duterte: Fire and Fury in the Philippines

    Rodrigo Duterte: Fire and Fury in the Philippines
    av Jonathan Miller

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534346

    The first biography of Rodrigo Duterte, the murderous, unpredictable president of the Philippines, a fascinating, fearsome man and the embodiment of populism in our time. Rodrigo Duterte was elected President of the Philippines in 2016. In his first…

  • Tell It to the World: An Indigenous Memoir

    Tell It to the World: An Indigenous Memoir
    av Stan Grant

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534261

    An extraordinarily powerful and personal meditation on race, culture, and identity. As an Aboriginal Australian, Stan Grant has had to contend with his country's racist legacy all his life. Born into adversity, he found an escape route through educa…

  • Comfort Zone

    Comfort Zone
    av Lindsay Tanner

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781925321029

    An astute novel about Australian racism -- and about humanity prevailing over entrenched prejudice.Jack Van Duyn is stuck in his comfort zone. A pot-bellied, round-shouldered cabbie in his mid-fifties, Jack lives alone, has few friends, and gets ver…

  • A Perfidious Distortion of History: The Versailles Peace Treaty and the Success of the Nazis

    A Perfidious Distortion of History: The Versailles Peace Treaty and the Success of the Nazis
    av Jürgen Tampke

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781925321944

    Controversially challenges the conventional wisdom that the Versailles Peace Treaty sowed the seeds for World War II. The Versailles Peace Treaty, the pact between Germany and the Allies that ended World War I, has not enjoyed a positive reputation…

  • The Walls Came Tumbling Down

    The Walls Came Tumbling Down
    av Henriette Roosenburg

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950354337

    How do you start a journey when the roads are blocked? Who can you trust in a country where the Nazi regime has only just fallen? "This is the story of the liberation of four Dutch political prisoners at the end of World War II, and about their trek…

  • The Lost Boys

    The Lost Boys
    av Gina Perry

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534605

    Competition. Prejudice. Discrimination. Conflict. In 1954, a group of American boys attended a remote summer camp where they were split into two groups, and encouraged to bully, harass, and demonize each other. The results would make history as one…

  • Berlin Syndrome

    Berlin Syndrome
    av Melanie Joosten

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781922070364

    Now a major film, distributed by Artificial Eye. A tense and compelling literary thriller set in Berlin. One afternoon, near the site of the Berlin Wall, backpacker Clare meets charismatic local Andi. There is an instant attraction, and when Andi i…

  • Plots and Prayers: Malcolm Turnbull's Demise and Scott Morrison's Ascension

    Plots and Prayers: Malcolm Turnbull's Demise and Scott Morrison's Ascension
    av Niki Savva

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781925849189

    In an enthralling sequel to her bestselling The Road to Ruin, Niki Savva reveals the inside story of a bungled coup that overthrew the Liberal prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, and installed a surprise successor, Scott Morrison, who went on to take…

  • Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India

    Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India
    av Shashi Tharoor

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534308

    In the eighteenth century, India's share of the world economy was as large as Europe's. By 1947, after two centuries of British rule, it had decreased six-fold. Beyond conquest and deception, the Empire blew rebels from cannon, massacred unarmed pro…

  • Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India

    Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India
    av Shashi Tharoor

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534292

    Inglorious Empire tells the real story of the British in India and reveals how Britain's rise was built upon its plunder of India. In the eighteenth century, India's share of the world economy was as large as Europe's. By 1947, after two centuries o…

  • The Animals in That Country

    The Animals in That Country
    av Laura Jean McKay

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950354375

    Out on the road, no one speaks, everything talks. Hard-drinking, foul-mouthed, and allergic to bullshit, Jean is not your usual grandma. She's never been good at getting on with other humans, apart from her beloved granddaughter, Kimberly. Instead,…

  • At Dusk

    At Dusk
    av Hwang Sok-Yong

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534667

    Facing a corruption investigation, and in the twilight of his life, a wealthy man begins to re-examine all. Park Minwoo is, by every measure, a success story. Born into poverty in a miserable neighborhood of Seoul, he has ridden the wave of developm…

  • Kruso

    Kruso
    av Lutz Seiler

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534117

    As the Iron Curtain starts to fray, a young man falls under the spell of a charismatic outsider The lyrical, bestselling German Book Prize winner. It is 1989, and a young literature student named Ed, fleeing unspeakable tragedy, travels to the Balti…

  • The Just: How Six Unlikely Heroes Saved Thousands of Jews from the Holocaust

    The Just: How Six Unlikely Heroes Saved Thousands of Jews from the Holocaust
    av Jan Brokken

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950354566

    The remarkable story of how a consul and his allies helped save thousands of Jews from the Holocaust in one of the greatest rescue operations of the twentieth century. Jan Zwartendijk was just a businessman who worked for Philips, a manufacturer of…

  • Black and Blue: A Memoir of Racism and Resilience

    Black and Blue: A Memoir of Racism and Resilience
    av Veronica Gorrie

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950354757

    The story of an Aboriginal woman who worked as a police officer and fought for justice both within and beyond the Australian police force. Black and Blue is a memoir of remarkable fortitude and resilience, told with wit, wisdom, and great heart. A p…

  • Our Hormones, Our Health: How to Understand Your Hormones and Transform Your Life

    Our Hormones, Our Health: How to Understand Your Hormones and Transform Your Life
    av Susanne Esche-Belke, Suzann Kirschner-Brouns

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950354719

    A handbook for women who want to understand their hormones and transform their lives. Joint pain, weight gain, migraines, acne, sleepless nights, loss of libido--hormones can cause all of this, and much more. Luckily, medical science has come a long…

  • The Near and the Far: New Stories from the Asia-Pacific Region

    The Near and the Far: New Stories from the Asia-Pacific Region

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534513

    From 21 of the best writers in the Asia-Pacific region comes a collection about finding connections where you least expect them. It's a sweltering night in Kuala Lumpur, and a journalist is protesting in a city on the edge of meltdown. It's post-9/…

  • Happy Never After: Why the Happiness Fairytale Is Driving Us Mad (and How I Flipped the Script)

    Happy Never After: Why the Happiness Fairytale Is Driving Us Mad (and How I Flipped the Script)
    av Jill Stark

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534704

    Jill Stark was living the dream. She had a coveted job as a senior journalist, she was dating a sports star, and her first book had just become a bestseller. After years of chasing the fairytale ending, she'd finally found it. And then it all fell a…

  • The Sisters Mao

    The Sisters Mao
    av Gavin McCrea

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950354795

    Against the backdrop of China's Cultural Revolution and Europe's sexual revolution, the fates of two families in London and Beijing become unexpectedly intertwined, in this dazzling new novel from the author of Mrs Engels. Revolution is a Family Aff…

  • The Bridge

    The Bridge
    av Enza Gandolfo

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534469

    A catastrophic industrial accident sparks a novel exploring immigration, friendship, masculinity, family, and grief. In 1970, newly married 22-year-old Italian immigrant Antonello is working as a rigger on the West Gate Bridge, a gleaming monument t…

  • Death on the Derwent: Sue Neill-Fraser's Story

    Death on the Derwent: Sue Neill-Fraser's Story
    av Robin Bowles

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534926

    Don't fool yourself that the innocent never go to jail. When Bob Chappell disappeared from his yacht, moored in the Derwent Estuary near the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania's marina, on the night of 26 January 2009, he left behind his pipe and tobacco…

  • Tonio: A Requiem Memoir

    Tonio: A Requiem Memoir
    av Adri Van Der Heijden

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781925106732

    Winner of the 2012 Libris Literature Prize -- the Dutch equivalent of the Booker Prize -- and a bestseller in Holland and Germany, this is a mesmerising rendition of grief and love. On Pentecost 2010, Tonio -- the only son of writer Adri van der H…

  • We Are Here: Talking with Australia's Oldest Holocaust Survivors

    We Are Here: Talking with Australia's Oldest Holocaust Survivors
    av Fiona Harari

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534445

    These are the last adult witnesses--in their own words. When Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in 1933, he quickly began to realise his dream of a racially superior nation free of 'inferior' groups. His goal included the eradication of Europ…

  • Travels in Atomic Sunshine: Australia and the Occupation of Japan

    Travels in Atomic Sunshine: Australia and the Occupation of Japan
    av Robin Gerster

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950354030

    A vivid, salutary study of Australia's little-known participation in the post-war occupation of Japan. In February 1946, the Australians of the British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF) moved into western Japan to "demilitarize and democratize" t…

  • Confessions of a People-Smuggler

    Confessions of a People-Smuggler
    av Dawood Amiri

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781925106091

    Dawood Amiri is an ethnic Hazara who, as a young man, made the fateful decision to flee the terror being inflicted on his people, and seek asylum in Australia. He arrived in Indonesia in 2010, but was eventually captured when he was about to board a…

  • In Love with George Eliot

    In Love with George Eliot
    av Kathy O'Shaughnessy

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950354269

    A TLS BOOK OF THE YEAR What every lover of George Eliot's work wants: a new novel made from her life and mind Marian Evans is a scandalous figure, living in sin with a married man, George Henry Lewes. She has shocked polite society. In secret, thoug…

  • Miracles Do Happen

    Miracles Do Happen
    av Fela And Felix Rosenbloom

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534254

    In 1933, a ten-year-old Jewish girl, Fela Perelman, befriended a new family that had moved into her street in Lodz, Poland. There were three children in the Rozenblum family -- Rose, Felix, and Maria. Fela and Rose became best friends, while Felix k…

  • When You're Not Ok: A Toolkit for Tough Times

    When You're Not Ok: A Toolkit for Tough Times
    av Jill Stark

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950354115

    A gorgeously illustrated, warm and practical book of tips and wisdom to guide you through tough times. This is a self-care manual for the days when you feel alone--the days when you worry that you're too weird or broken or unfixable to be normal. Wi…

  • The Re-Origin of Species: A Second Chance for Extinct Animals

    The Re-Origin of Species: A Second Chance for Extinct Animals
    av Torill Kornfeldt

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534360

    Journalist Torill Kornfeldt travelled the world to meet the scientists working to bring extinct animals back from the dead. Along the way, she has seen the mammoth that has been frozen for 20,000 years, and visited the places where these furry giant…

  • Why Aren't We Dead Yet?: The Curious Person's Guide to the Immune System

    Why Aren't We Dead Yet?: The Curious Person's Guide to the Immune System
    av Idan Ben-Barak

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534377

    From highly respected microbiologist and the creator of the YouTube sensation "Dumb Ways to Die," comes this exploration of the immune system, what keeps it running, and how germs are destroyed... So how come we're not dead yet? In this lively and a…

  • Easy Organic Gardening and Moon Planting

    Easy Organic Gardening and Moon Planting
    av Lyn Bagnall

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781921844782

    An essential resource for all Australian and New Zealand gardeners who care about their family's health and the environment Organic gardening leaves your patch of earth in a better condition than when you found it by working with nature rather than…

  • Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

    Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics
    av Troy Bramston

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950354009

    A revelatory biography of Australia's longest-serving prime minister. Robert Menzies claimed the prime ministership in 1939 and led the nation during the early years of the war, but resigned two years later when he lost the confidence of his party.…

  • Hare's Fur

    Hare's Fur
    av Trevor Shearston

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950354122

    A jewel-like novel about an old man living in the mountains who comes across three runaway kids. Russell Bass is a potter living on the edge of the Blue Mountains of New South Wales. His wife has been dead less than a year and, although he has a few…

  • The Secret Lives of Men

    The Secret Lives of Men
    av Georgia Blain

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781922070357

    The Secret Lives of Men is an exceptional collection by one of Australia's leading writers. In these thirteen short stories, Georgia Blain examines human nature in all its richness: our motivations, our desires and our shortcomings. The men in these…

  • In the Land of Giants: Hunting Monsters in the Hindu Kush

    In the Land of Giants: Hunting Monsters in the Hindu Kush
    av Gabi Martínez

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534100

    How and why did a brilliant Spanish natural scientist meet his death in the Hindu Kush? High up in the Hindu Kush, between the ancient pagan Kalash people and the new medievalists of the Taliban, a charismatic young Spaniard, Jordi Magraner, made hi…

  • Trigger Warnings: Political Correctness and the Rise of the Right

    Trigger Warnings: Political Correctness and the Rise of the Right
    av Jeff Sparrow

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534698

    Donald Trump is the Thing-that-should-not-be. The man lives, quite literally, in a building serviced by a golden elevator. Somehow, he presented himself as the scourge of the elites. For decades, he built a persona based on the most conspicuous cons…

  • The Museum of Words: A Memoir of Language, Writing, and Mortality

    The Museum of Words: A Memoir of Language, Writing, and Mortality
    av Georgia Blain

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534278

    A meditation on writing, reading, first words, and last words. On a bright spring day in 2015, as Georgia Blain was mowing the lawn, she collapsed on a bed of blossoms, blood frothing at her mouth. Waking up to find herself in the back of an ambulan…

  • Journalism Ethics for the Digital Age

    Journalism Ethics for the Digital Age
    av Denis Muller

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781922070951

    Journalism is being transformed by the digital revolution. Journalists working for media organisations are having to file and update stories across multiple platforms under increasing time pressures. Meanwhile, anyone with sufficient literacy skills…

  • Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon

    Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon
    av Patrick Mullins

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781922310637

  • Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon

    Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon
    av Patrick Mullins

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534759

    Winner of the 2020 Australian National Biography Award and the 2020 NSW Premier's Non-Fiction Award. The oddly compelling story of a man regarded as Australia's worst prime minister. William McMahon was a significant, if widely derided and disliked,…

  • How We Are Translated

    How We Are Translated
    av Jessica Gaitán Johannesson

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950354825

    Do you ever feel like you're not speaking the same language? Swedish immigrant Kristin won't talk about the Project growing inside her. Her Brazilian-born boyfriend Ciaran won't speak English at all; he is trying to immerse himself in a "language ba…

  • A Letter from Paris: A True Story of Hidden Art, Lost Romance, and Family Reclaimed

    A Letter from Paris: A True Story of Hidden Art, Lost Romance, and Family Reclaimed
    av Louisa Deasey

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950354252

    A father's long-lost letters spark a compelling tale of inheritance and creativity, loss and reunion When Louisa Deasey receives a message from a Frenchwoman called Coralie, who has found a cache of letters in an attic, written about Louisa's father…

  • A Life Less Stressed: The Five Pillars of Health and Wellness

    A Life Less Stressed: The Five Pillars of Health and Wellness
    av Ron Ehrlich

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534339

    A holistic guide to the stresses that wear us down and the simple changes we can make to lead happier, healthier, and more resilient lives. Life has never been more stressful. It is no coincidence that chronic degenerative disorders such as cancer,…

  • Wireless-Wise Families: What Every Parent Needs to Know about Wireless Technologies

    Wireless-Wise Families: What Every Parent Needs to Know about Wireless Technologies
    av Lyn McLean

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781925322248

    From a leading educator about technologies comes this investigation into the safety of wireless devices for children. We love them, we depend on them, we fill our homes with them. We put them next to our sleeping babies and give them to our toddlers…

  • Fallout from Fukushima

    Fallout from Fukushima
    av Richard Broinowski

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781922070166

    On a calm afternoon in March 2011, a force-nine earthquake jolted the Pacific Ocean seabed east of Japan. Forty minutes later, a tsunami 21 metres high crashed onto the coast of Fukushima, Miyagi, and Iwate prefectures. Towns collapsed, villages wer…

  • The Woman Who Fooled the World

    The Woman Who Fooled the World
    av Beau Donelly

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534063

    Entrepreneur. Inspiration. Guru. Belle Gibson shot to fame after she convinced the world she had healed herself from terminal brain cancer with a healthy diet. There was just one problem: she did not have cancer. Gibson, a high school dropout and te…

  • The New Front Page: New Media and the Rise of the Audience

    The New Front Page: New Media and the Rise of the Audience
    av Tim Dunlop

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781922070548

    A provocative, timely account of the changing face of journalism from a pioneer of the new-media revolution For a long time, media organisations have controlled the news, treating their audiences as products for advertisers. Yet as journalism has mo…

  • Watch This!

    Watch This!
    av Jane Godwin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534995

    In a world oversaturated with beautiful photos (hello Instagram ) and imagery (hello 'Golden Age of Illustration' ) we sometimes forget the power that photos can have for our children. Seeing photographs of other kids in action promotes empathy, ack…

  • The Boy Who Wasn't Short: Human Stories from the Revolution in Genetic Medicine

    The Boy Who Wasn't Short: Human Stories from the Revolution in Genetic Medicine
    av Edwin Kirk

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950354726

    A geneticist tells the stories of men, women, and children whose genes have shaped their lives in unexpected ways. It was while listening to a colleague tell the parents of a newborn girl that their daughter was going to die that a lifelong interest…

  • The Art of Reading

    The Art of Reading
    av Damon Young

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534025

    A beautiful celebratory tribute to the powers of one of our most undervalued skills. 'What you are doing right now is, cosmically speaking, against the odds.' As young children, we are taught to read, but soon go on to forget just how miraculous a…