2419 books (121 pages) in this category
by Nikki Gemmell
Nikki Gemmell’s world changed forever when the body of her elderly mother was found and it became clear she had decided to end her own life. After the immediate shock came the guilt and the horror, for Nikki, her family, relatives and friends. ...Audio Book
by Robbi Neal
Reason and Religion at the End of the Industrial Age
by John Michael Greer
<p>Progress is not just a goal in the West—it's a religion. Most people believe in its inherent value as enthusiastically and uncritically as medieval peasants believed in heaven and hell. Our faith in progress drives the popular insistence that
by Nathan Bomey
Award-winning journalist Nathan Bomey argues that Trump did not usher the post-truth era into being. He was its inevitable outcome. Bomey points to recent trends that have created the perfect seedbed for spin, distortion, deception, and ...
Australia's New Extinction Crisis
by Tim Flannery
When it comes to the natural world, Australia is home to a disproportionately large share of the world's riches. That means we Australians are caretakers of a unique natural heritage in a land which tolerates few mistakes. So how are we ...Audio Book
by Ramesh Srinivasan
<p>In the wake of Edward Snowden's revelations, and concern that the internet has heightened rather than combatted various forms of political and social inequality, it is time we ask: What comes after a broken internet?<br /><br /> Ramesh ...
Post-Prime Ministerial Speeches
by PJ Keating
A unique volume of speeches and occasional pieces written entirely by former Prime Minister Paul Keating. ...
by Philip Almond
by Mark Greif
Mark Greif is one of the most exciting writers of his generation. In <i>Against Everything</i>, he make us rethink the ordinary, taking our own lives seriously, exploring how we might live an honest life in these dishonest times. In a series of ...
Conflict and creativity in outback Australia
by Eve Vincent
<p> <div><div><p><i>Against Native Title </i>is about one group’s lived experience of a divisive native title claim in the outback town of Ceduna, where the native title claims process has thoroughly reorganised local Aboriginal ...
by Ian;Kutarna, Chris Goldin
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by Elizabeth MacKinlay
Witty, Wicked, and Wise Reflections on Well-Lived Lives
by Lois P. Frankel
<p>Throughout history, the image of “wisdom” is exclusively portrayed by men: God, Socrates, Confucius, Merlin, the aging college professor. Where are their female counterparts? The wisdom of older women is indisputable. Having lived decades ...
Don't Die of Prejudice
by Norman Fowler
<i>Aids: Don't Die of Prejudice</i>, by Norman Fowler, explores the HIV/AIDS crisis that - scandalously - continues to affect millions of people across the world, despite the fact that we now have all the necessary means to prevent it. ...
A History of Food in Italy
by Fabio Parasecoli
Over the last three decades Italian cuisine has gained in status as well as fame. High-end Italian restaurants are now listed among the most prestigious establishments in major cities worldwide, and television shows and magazines are full of ...
by Murray Pomerance
With a sharp eye for social detail and the pressures of class inequality, Alfred Hitchcock brought to the American scene a perspicacity and analytical shrewdness unparalleled in American cinema. <p>Murray Pomerance works from a basis in ...
by Karen Wallace
Alice the anteater has a dream she's going to be a film star! So she finds herself a pair of high-heeled sandals, a frilly satin dress and some film-star sunglasses and sets off for Hollywood. Soon Alice is the talk of the town, but there's ...
by Laura Helen Marks
The Policy Challenges of Rescue, Interception, and Long-Term Response to Maritime Migration
by Kathleen Newland
<p> <p>With migrant maritime arrivals the subject of major policy and public focus in the Mediterranean, the Bay of <span style="line-height: 1.45em;">Bengal, and elsewhere, this Migration Policy Institute volume reviews the policy ...
A Year of Love and Survival Teaching Incarcerated Kids at Rikers Island, New York's Most Notorious Jail
by Liza Jessie Peterson