"Drawing on extensive interviews with Keating, coupled with access to his personal files, this book tells the story of a political warrior's rise to power, from the outer suburbs of Sydney through Young Labor and into parliament at just 25 years of age, serving as a minister in the l... read more
The international bestseller that brought Trump's long history of racism, mafia ties, and shady business dealings into the limelight. Now with a new introduction and epilogue. Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist David Cay Johnston, who had spent thirty y... read more
'I am most grateful for two things: that I was born in North Korea, and that I escaped from North Korea.' Yeonmi Park was not dreaming of freedom when she escaped from North Korea. She didn't even know what it meant to be free. All she knew was that she was running for her life, that if she and her fa... read more
From Cairo to Canberra - the irresistible story of an irrespressible woman 'Anne Aly's ... influence will be felt for years to come ... It sinks in how significant she may be to public life.' - The Good Weekend In 2016, Anne Aly was the first Australian Mus... read more
On Wednesdays, Robert J. Hawke - Australia's 23rd and oldest living prime minister - has welcomed Derek Rielly into his home to share fine cigars and irreverent conversation. On a sun-soaked balcony, the maverick young writer and the charismatic old master talk life, death, lo... read more
The Long Haul distils a series of practical lessons on leadership and public life from John Brumby's thirty years in politics. It offers insights into the challenges and opportunities Australia currently faces and argues for real political reform, a different future for our federation and strong leadership in a world in transition.
Ian Kershaw's "Hitler" allows us to come closer than ever before to a serious understanding of the man and of the catastrophic sequence of events which allowed a bizarre misfit to climb from a Viennese dosshouse to leadership of one of Europe's most sophisticated countries. With extraordinary skill an... read more
With neither side of Parliament receiving a clear majority at the 2010 election, Tony Windsor was placed in a balance of power situation along with five other crossbench members of the House of Representatives. He had already been in this sort of situation once before, in 1991, when he became the inde... read more
Recreates the excitement of Whitlam's historic win in 1972, forces that never accepted his ascendency &the tragedy that followed. Drawing on previously unseen archival material, interviews with family, colleague sand with the man himself, this second volume finally exposes the truth about the Whitlam years.
Will this man be Australia's next Prime Minister? The son of an immigrant and a Bondi beauty queen, Joe Hockey is one of Australia's most popular politicians with one of the nation's toughest jobs. So, how did he get there? And can he deliver? While thousands of viewers have watched Hockey's approacha... read more
A personal tribute to the great Nelson Mandela, one of the iconic figures of our time, written by the acclaimed South Africa correspondent and author of the international bestseller Playing the Enemy (filmed as Invictus) who has been reporting on Mandela since the 1990s. After serving twenty-seven yea... read more
When Gough Whitlam died on 21 October 2014, his legacy to the Australian people was a nation transformed. With all royalties going to the Whitlam Institute, this tribute traces his extraordinary life through the photographers' lens from his childhood and meeting his great love Margaret, to the soaring... read more