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The momentous new book from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gulag and Iron Curtain. In 1932-33, nearly four million Ukrainians died of starvation, having been deliberately deprived of food. It is one of the most devastating episodes in the histor... read more

Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine, 1921-33

An electrifying and timely book, by leading Russian expert Richard Lourie, that explores Putin's failures and whether Trump's election gives Putin extraordinarily dangerous opportunities in our mad new world.For reasons that are made clear in this b... read more

Putin: His Downfall and Russia's Coming Crash

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 New Non Fiction

Includes an exclusive EP as a companion to the book!John Oates was born at the perfect time, paralleling the birth of rock 'n roll. Raised in a small Pennsylvania town, he was exposed to folk, blues, soul, and R&B. Meeting and teaming up with Daryl Hall in the la... read more

Change of Seasons: A Memoir

Jimmy Webb's words have been sung to his music by a rich and deep roster of pop artists, including Glen Campbell, Art Garfunkel, Frank Sinatra, Donna Summer and Linda Ronstadt. He's the only artist ever to win Grammy Awards for music, lyrics, and orchestration, a... read more

The Cake and the Rain: A Memoir

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 New Non Fiction

In September of 2010, the Daily Mail Reporter announced "Anti-immigration party formed from skinhead movement seizes balance of power in Sweden." A politics of skinhead protest, expressed through White Power Music and an explicitl... read more

Lions of the North: Sounds of the New Nordic Radical Nationalism

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 New Non Fiction

Throughout his prolific career, John Mellencamp has performed more than twenty Top 40 hits, has been nominated for thirteen Grammy Awards, and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Hits like "Jack and Diane," "Small Town," and "Cherry Bomb" are i... read more

Mellencamp: American Troubadour

"During the almost six years England was at war with Nazi Germany, Winifred and Bernard Schlesinger, ... film director John Schlesinger's parents, were ... thoroughly sundered from each other. Their only recourse was to write letters back and... read more

Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War
$55.00(AUD) inc GST

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 New Non Fiction

This epic novel follows six young people on their travels through Europe, serving as a guidebook, "loosely dressed up as fiction, " to quaint and colorful places and to the life-style of the rebellious young of the 1960's.

The Drifters
$49.99(AUD) inc GST

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 New Non Fiction

This book includes the completed chapter on Tony Abbott, who served as Prime Minister for just on two years from 2013 to 2015. With a revised introduction and updated lists of prime ministerial records and achievements, Australian Prime Ministers reveals the stories ... read more

Australian Prime Ministers

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 New Non Fiction

In December 1888, Vincent van Gogh cut off his ear. It is the most famous story about any artist in history. But what really happened on that dark winter night? In Van Gogh's Ear, Bernadette Murphy reveals the truth. She takes us on an extraordinary journey from m... read more

Van Gogh's Ear: The True Story