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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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Condemned to Crisis: A Lowy Institute Paper: Penguin Special
Condemned to Crisis: A Lowy Institute Paper: Penguin Special Ken Ward
It is often said that no country is more important to Australia than Indonesia. Yet the execution of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran is just the latest in a long line of crises that have marred relations between Canberra and Jakarta. 
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What's Wrong with Diplomacy?: The Future of Diplomacy and the Case of China and the UK: Penguin Specials
What's Wrong with Diplomacy?: The Future of Diplomacy and the Case of China and the UK: Penguin Specials Kerry Brown
What's Wrong With Diplomacy? is a call to arms and a probing indictment of diplomacy's failure to adapt to a changing world.
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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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The First Dismissal: Penguin Special
The First Dismissal: Penguin Special Luke Slattery
How Governor Macquarie invented an idea of Australia, a convict built it – and how Britain tried to tear it down.
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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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On Listening
On Listening Martin Flanagan
A poetic and eloquent meditation on the power of listening.
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What Would Gandhi Do?
What Would Gandhi Do? Michael Kirby
Adapted from Kirby's 2013 University of New South Wales Gandhi Oration, What Would Gandhi Do? shows how remarkably useful Gandhi's insights remain when confronting the world's challenges.
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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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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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The People's Bard: How China Made Shakespeare its Own: Penguin Specials
The People's Bard: How China Made Shakespeare its Own: Penguin Specials Nancy Pellegrini
The story of Shakespeare in China is one of cultural blending and reinvention. Peopled by devoted evangelists, theatre directors and dogged interpreters intent on bridging divisions of language and politics, it tracks the trajectory of modern Chinese history and the development of theatre arts
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The Badlands: Decadent Playground of Old Peking: Penguin Special
The Badlands: Decadent Playground of Old Peking: Penguin Special Paul French
An evocative account of the infamous nightlife district of pre-communist Beijing, from the internationally acclaimed author of Midnight in Peking.
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Betrayal in Paris
Betrayal in Paris Paul French
In this First World War China Special Paul French explores China's betrayal by the West, the charismatic advocates it sent to the conference and the hugely significant May Fourth Movement that resulted from the treaty.
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Bloody Saturday: Shanghai’s Darkest Day: Penguin Specials
Bloody Saturday: Shanghai’s Darkest Day: Penguin Specials Paul French
Bloody Saturday reconstructs the events of that dreadful day from eyewitness accounts.
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Governor Bligh & the Short Man: Penguin Special
Governor Bligh & the Short Man: Penguin Special Peter Cochrane
Seventeen years after the mutiny on the Bounty, Governor-elect William Bligh sets sail for New South Wales accompanied by his daughter Mary, the narrator of this extraordinary shipboard tale.
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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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The Adolescent Country: A Lowy Institute Paper: Penguin Special
The Adolescent Country: A Lowy Institute Paper: Penguin Special Peter Hartcher
Drawing on exclusive interviews with prime ministers, foreign ministers and other policy-makers, Gold Walkley award–winning journalist peter Hartcher argues Australia needs to shake off its 'provincial reflex' and become a mature player in global affairs.
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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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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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After Cancer: Penguin Special
After Cancer: Penguin Special Ranjana Srivastava
With warmth and vigour, After Cancer demystifies the aftermath of treatment, delving into what survivorship really entails. Oncologist Dr Ranjana Srivastava also introduces a useful survivorship template.
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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 Specials
The Simple Life: Penguin Specials 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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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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