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Does Cooking Matter?
Does Cooking Matter? Rebecca Huntley
Does Cooking Matter? is a thorough and engaging examination of our current food culture, and a call to arms to bring Australians back into the kitchen.
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Dying for a Chat: Penguin Special
Dying for a Chat: Penguin Special Ranjana Srivastava
Winner of the 2013 Human Rights Literature Award Medical oncologist Ranjana Srivastava contends that our healthcare professionals are ill equipped for frank discussions with patients, leading to misdiagnosis, avoidable medical complications and even death.
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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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England's Yellow Peril
England's Yellow Peril Anne Witchard
As England suffered heavy casualties at the front during World War One, the nation closed ranks against outsiders at home. England sought to reaffirm its racial dominance at the heart of the empire, and the Chinese in London became the principal scapegoat for anti-foreign sentiment.
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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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From the Tsar's Railway to the Red Army
From the Tsar's Railway to the Red Army Mark O'Neill
It is a little known fact that during the First World War Russia received the majority of Chinese wartime labourers working overseas. Despite assurances that they would not be involved in the war, thousands of Chinese workers dug trenches and carried ammunition for troops on the Eastern Front under brutal conditions.
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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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Getting Stuck in For Shanghai: Putting the Kibosh on the Kaiser from theBund: The British at Shanghai and the Great War: Penguin Specials
Getting Stuck in For Shanghai: Putting the Kibosh on the Kaiser from theBund: The British at Shanghai and the Great War: Penguin Specials Robert Bickers
In this First World War Special, historian Robert Bickers explores the contradictions, patriotic fervour and battlefield experiences of the largest contingent of Shanghai Britons to fight the Kaiser's forces in Europe.
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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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