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End of the Road?: Penguin Special
End of the Road?: Penguin Special Gideon Haigh
In this engaging and insightful analysis for the lay reader, Gideon Haigh explains why the industry has become an ideological battleground, and reveals the more complex and surprising truth behind the partisan rhetoric.
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Fields of White: Penguin Special
Fields of White: Penguin Special Keyi Sheng
From Man Asian Literary Prize nominee Sheng Keyi comes an offbeat and true-to-life tale of the inconstancy of modern life.
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Fighting with America: A Lowy Institute Paper: Penguin Special
Fighting with America: A Lowy Institute Paper: Penguin Special James Curran
Australia has long been a reliable ally of the United States. But has it become too reliable?
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Flock of Brown Birds: Penguin Specials
Flock of Brown Birds: Penguin Specials Ge Fei
In this avant garde novella, memory and time are subjective. A writer named Ge Fei retreats to the beautiful solitude of the Waterside to finish his novel inspired by the Revelations of St. John.
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From Despair to Hope
From Despair to Hope James Arvanitakis
With the world being engulfed in terror and conflict, how can we find a way back to hope?
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Generation HK: Seeking Identity in China’s Shadow: Penguin Specials
Generation HK: Seeking Identity in China’s Shadow: Penguin Specials Ben Bland
Teenage activists turned politicians, multi-millionaire super tutors and artists fighting censorship – these are the stories of Generation HK.
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Is There No Place for Me?: Making Sense of Madness: Penguin Special
Is There No Place for Me?: Making Sense of Madness: Penguin Special Kate Richards
Kate argues for empowering patients and their families to be active members of treament teams.
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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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Marrow: Penguin Specials
Marrow: Penguin Specials Yan Lianke
A chilling and relentless tale of family responsibility and a mother's sacrifice, Marrow is Yan Lianke at his best.
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Mistakes Were Made: Penguin Special
Mistakes Were Made: Penguin Special Liam Pieper
Mistakes Were Made is about the gap between our ideals in life – of love, compassion, ambition – and how things actually play out.
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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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On Listening
On Listening Martin Flanagan
A poetic and eloquent meditation on the power of listening.
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Petulia's Rouge Tin: Penguin Specials
Petulia's Rouge Tin: Penguin Specials Su Tong
China, early 1950s: Two friends find themselves on their way to a re-education camp for those not adhering to the standards of the new order – working girls, madams, misfits.
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Picnics Prohibited: Diplomacy in a Chaotic China during the First World War: Penguin Specials
Picnics Prohibited: Diplomacy in a Chaotic China during the First World War: Penguin Specials Frances Wood
At the time of the First World War, the Chinese republic was in its infancy. It had joined a number of international organizations and ratified the Hague Conventions, but found its diplomatic efforts hampered by its young, inexperienced leadership, its factional and . . .
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Radish: Penguin Specials
Radish: Penguin Specials Mo Yan
During China's collectivist era in the late 1950s, a rural work team responsible for building an important floodgate receives a strange new recruit: Hei-hai, a skinny, silent and almost feral boy.
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Revolution: Monash University Undergraduate Prize Shortlist: Penguin Special
Revolution: Monash University Undergraduate Prize Shortlist: Penguin Special Emerging Writers Festival
This is the shortlist of exciting new writing from some of Australia's brightest student writers, on the theme of 'revolution'.
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Rudd, Gillard and Beyond: Penguin Special
Rudd, Gillard and Beyond: Penguin Special Troy Bramston
With previously unpublished documents and revealing observations, Rudd, Gillard and Beyond is the first book to provide a post-mortem and a roadmap for vital reform.
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Salad Days
Salad Days Ronnie Scott
Salad Days is a fascinating and lyrical look at a particular moment in our history and society, and an important contribution to an ongoing debate about how we eat.
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