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Utzon and the Sydney Opera House: Penguin Special
Utzon and the Sydney Opera House: Penguin Special Daryl Dellora
Jørn Utzon designed the Sydney Opera House so that every element would be in harmony. But its construction, while it began in just that way, ended in complete discord.
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The Tunnel: Penguin Special
The Tunnel: Penguin Special Dennis McIntosh
When Dennis McIntosh went to work on an underground construction site in Melbourne's west, he was twenty-seven and starting over. His years as a shearer had ended badly, he was an alcoholic, and his eldest daughter had a brain injury.
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Cathay: Ezra Pound's Orient: Penguin Specials
Cathay: Ezra Pound's Orient: Penguin Specials Ira Nadel
Published in 1915, Cathay, Pound's collection of fourteen experimental translations of classic Chinese poems, was a groundbreaking work that set the stage for a new-found East in the West.
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Take Your Best Shot: Penguin Special
Take Your Best Shot: Penguin Special Jacqueline Kent
Take Your Best Shot is an insightful, revelatory and immensely readable account of Julia Gillard's leadership – and its abrupt ending.
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The Element of Need: Penguin Special
The Element of Need: Penguin Special James Bradley
The city of Adelaide and its surrounding areas have a very dark history. . .
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A Story of Grief: Penguin Special
A Story of Grief: Penguin Special Michaela McGuire
When Jill Meagher went missing and was then found murdered in 2012, the city of Melbourne was shaken to the core. Emotional responses ranged from grief to guilt to rage to defensiveness, but no one was left untouched.
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Nineteen Seventy-Six: Penguin Specials
Nineteen Seventy-Six: Penguin Specials Ragnar Baldursson
Forty years on, living in a very different China, Ragnar revisits his experiences as a student in Beijing, offering rare glimpses of life during this turbulent and decisive year.
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Life in Ten Houses: Penguin Special
Life in Ten Houses: Penguin Special Sonya Hartnett
What does a house – and a home – mean to a writer?
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