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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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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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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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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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The Simple Life: Penguin Special
The Simple Life: Penguin Special Rhonda Hetzel
This is the story of her journey and the lessons she has learned along the way. Rhonda relates why she wanted to change her lifestyle, what simple living means to her, and offers guidance to those thinking about taking the same path.
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The Ellis Laws
The Ellis Laws Bob Ellis
This is a book to cherish, re-read and pass on to generations less informed of how humans were at the turn of the millennium, and how much they got wrong.
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You're Just Too Good to Be True: Penguin Special
You're Just Too Good to Be True: Penguin Special Sofija Stefanovic
You're Just Too Good To Be True is a sometimes very funny and sometimes desperately poignant investigation into the dark underside of love in the digital age.
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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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The Girl with the Dogs
The Girl with the Dogs Anna Funder
The Girl with the Dogs is a poignantly beautiful novella about what's really precious in life, from Miles Franklin Award-winning Anna Funder, author of All That I Am.
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Beethoven in China: How the Great Composer Became an Icon in the People's Republic: Penguin Specials
Beethoven in China: How the Great Composer Became an Icon in the People's Republic: Penguin Specials Jindong Cai, Sheila Melvin
At the turn of the twentieth century, students returning from abroad brought Beethoven to China. The composer's perseverance in the face of adversity and his musical genius resonated in a nation searching for a way forward. 
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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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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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A Curiosity of Doubts
A Curiosity of Doubts T. L. Uglow
Doubt can wear us down – but it can also help us to grow and create, and change our lives.
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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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On Listening
On Listening Martin Flanagan
A poetic and eloquent meditation on the power of listening.
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Dear Hong Kong: An Elegy For A City: Penguin Specials
Dear Hong Kong: An Elegy For A City: Penguin Specials Xu Xi
Xu Xi’s body of work witnesses her turbulent love affair with her home-city of Hong Kong. In this probing memoir, she unravels her recently finalised decision to leave the city for good.
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The Silver Way: China, Spanish America and the birth of globalisation 1565-1815: Penguin Specials
The Silver Way: China, Spanish America and the birth of globalisation 1565-1815: Penguin Specials Peter Gordon, Juan Jose Morales
Long before London and New York rose to international prominence, a trading route was discovered between Spanish America and China that ushered in a new era of globalisation.
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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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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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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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A Wary Embrace: A Lowy Institute Paper: Penguin Special
A Wary Embrace: A Lowy Institute Paper: Penguin Special Bobo Lo
With Western countries consumed by domestic problems, will it be China and Russia that now define the rules of global politics?
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Borrowed Spaces: Life Between the Cracks of Modern Hong Kong: Penguin Specials
Borrowed Spaces: Life Between the Cracks of Modern Hong Kong: Penguin Specials Christopher DeWolf
Where have all the fishballs gone? From a journalist deeply attuned to the subtleties of Hong Kong life comes Borrowed Spaces, a chronicle of the ways in which the grassroots citizens of Hong Kong reshape their city to make up for the shortcomings of their bureaucratic government.
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Uncharted Territory: Culture and Commerce in Hong Kong’s Art World: Penguin Specials
Uncharted Territory: Culture and Commerce in Hong Kong’s Art World: Penguin Specials Magnus Renfrew
Hong Kong has the once in a generation opportunity to assert itself as the creative and cultural hub of Asia, and to rival the established centres of New York and London. In providing an angle unique to the city, Hong Kong could play a pivotal role in redefining the concept of a ‘global’ art world.
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