1118 books (56 pages) in this category
by Norman Davies
After decades of writing about European history, Norman Davies embarked upon an extended journey that took him round the world. He aimed to test his powers of observation, but equally to encounter history in a new way. <i>Beneath Another Sky</i>
by Norman Davies
<i>Native Lands</i> is Norman Davies's account of a global circumnavigation, of the places he visited and the history he found there, from Abu Dhabi to Singapore, the settlement of Tasmania to the short-lived Republic of Texas. As in <i>Vanished
by Williamson, Geordie (Ed.)
The Rise of China's Feminist Resistance
by Leta Hong Fincher
On the eve of International Women 's Day in 2015, the Chinese government arrested five feminist activists and jailed them for 37 days. The Feminist Five became a global <i>cause cel bre</i>, with Hillary Clinton speaking out on their behalf, ...
by W. Fitzhugh Brundage
by Jonathan J. Bean
by Amal Awad
Magnificent. Surprising. Illuminating. Australia needs this book.<BR>NIKKI GEMMELL<BR><BR>As someone who has a foot in both the Western and Arabic worlds, Amal set out to explore the lives of Arab women, in Australia and the Middle East, ...
by Off Carol
<b>'You'll never look at chocolate the same way again.'</b> Quill & Quire (Canada) Chocolate is synonymous with pleasure, but the real story of chocolate is often far from sweet. <i>Bitter Chocolate</i> begins by tracing the fascinating ...
by Jeffrey Boakye
by Kembrew McLeod
Released in the US in 1978, Blondie's Parallel Lines brought the band their first commercial success. By mixing punk, disco and radio-friendly rock with nostalgic influences from 1960s girl groups, pop and surf rock, the album was a departure ...
by Vincent Sam
I pull on my balaclava and step onto the bridge wing. It's loud outside- I can hear the rumbles of nine vessels' engines and the hiss of ten water cannons . . . suddenly the bridge is full of refugees from the upper deck. They are blocking my ...
by Cathy Newman
‘A litany of fresh heroes to make the embattled heart sing' Caitlin Moran‘Newman is a brilliant writer' ObserverA fresh, opinionated history of all the brilliant women you should have learned about in school but didn't. For hundreds
Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth
by Rachel Maddow
Rachel Maddow's <i>Blowout </i>offers a dark, serpentine, riveting tour of the unimaginably lucrative and corrupt oil-and-gas industry. With her trademark black humor, Maddow takes us on a switchback journey around the globe-from Oklahoma City ...
Joice Loch – Australia's most heroic woman
by Susanna de Vries
Joice Loch was an extraordinary Australian. She had the inspired courage that saved many hundreds of Jews and Poles in World War II, the compassion that made her a self-trained doctor to tens of thousands of refugees, the incredible grit that ...Audio Book
by 20th Century Fox
<DIV>Don't have a crap attack – be the strong, smart, sensual woman you are and write your own stories.<BR /><BR /> Inspired by the show's eldest daughter Tina's musings on her classmates (and their butts), this guided journal ...
by Arthur W. Upfield
By a lonely roadside in the south-west corner of Western Australia, old-timer Karl Mueller is roused from his drink sodden sleep by approaching footsteps and the sound of whistling. What he sees on waking (or thinks he sees) is enough to make ...Audio Book
by Patrick Bethanne
One hundred of today's most prominent literary and cultural icons talk about the books that hold a special place in their hearts-that made them who they are today.<BR> Leading authors, politicians, CEOs, actors, and other notables share the ...
The 50 Most Influential Books in Human History
by Andrew Taylor
30 Deluxe Postcards
by Gutierez Jorge