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The Barefoot Investor
The first edition of The Barefoot Investor was an enormous success and received wide media acclaim. In response to continuing interest this invaluable guide has been comprehensively revised and updated.

Scott Pape


1001 Australians You Should Know
"Australia is the sum total of its people". There's a story behind every
one of them. This book is 1001 of those stories,

Toby Creswell & Samantha Trenoweth


Locally Wild
Chris Cheng introduces readers to a nation of native–animal enthusiasts whose hobby is caring for fauna as diverse as turtles, cockatoos, bats, native honeybees and marsupials like quolls and possums.

Christopher Cheng


Cooking for Kids with Luis
Luis cooks everything from giant hamburgers and tortillas to his favourite Guatemalan cheesecake, and they all taste really yummy! His food ideas come from all over the world and there’s something for every mouth-watering moment of the day.


NOW Australia: Bad Dreaming
In this NOW Australia, Louis Nowra goes behind the media headlines and reveals the endemic male Aboriginal sexual and domestic violence against women and children. He tries to answer the question whether this violence is traditional or a product of two hundred years of white settlement.

Louis Nowra


NOW Australia: Faith, Money, Power: What the religious revival means for politics
'Well-documented and thought-provoking, a must-read for anyone interested in contemporary Australia, and with a Federal election looming it is both timely and necessary.' The Australian Bookseller and Publisher

Margaret Simons


NOW Australia: Inside the Lifestyles of the Rich and Tasteful
This book is the first in the new series NOW Australia - new journalism about contemporary issues by leading journalists and writers - published five times a year.

Andrew West


NOW Australia: The 3rd Degree
In this new book former ABC and Sydney Morning Herald journalist Murray Hogarth shows us the heat being generated inside Australia’s company boardrooms, governments, the media and environmental movements by the suddeness of the country’s shift on climate change.

Murray Hogarth


NOW Australia: Which School? Beyond public vs private
Which School? The dilemma facing parents today. How to decide. Why is it that the middle class is deserting public schools for private schools? It's not just about money. What has gone wrong with the once excellent state system and why are governments failing to stop the drift?

Joanna Mendelssohn


Ordinary People's Politics: Australians talk about life, politics and the future of their country
The result of many interviews and extensive research by Judith Brett and Anthony Moran, this book reveals what ordinary people think about politics and politicians and what they consider the key issues facing Australia today.

Judith Brett & Anthony Moran


Women of The Gobi: Journeys on the Silk Road
This is a beautifully written travel tale - full of humour and adventure - about a part of the world that sees few foreign travellers, even today.

Kate James


Don't Panic! Nearly Everything is Better than You Think
When did everything start going to the dogs? Join Cassandra Wilkinson on a wild ride through science, politics, art, psychology, history and culture to answer once and for all the question, ‘Is everything going to Hell?’

Cassandra Wilkinson


Postcode: The Splintering of a Nation
Shadow Treasurer, Wayne Swan, examines the fracturing of the Australian nation occurring along geographic lines. With the Howard government seeming secure for years to come this is important reading for those who see more than harbor junkets and leafy inner city views.

Wayne Swan



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