Justice For Belle by Didi Oviatt

Justice Delayed by Rachel Sinclair

John Stone Law by Dave Daren

JB Chifley: An Ardent Internationalist by Julie Suares

JB Chifley: An Ardent Internationalist by Julie Suares
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Overview: This, combined with his rural background and commitment to the labour movement, played a major role in the development of his internationalist perspective. Often overlooked by historians, Chifley believed that the only way to avoid war and economic depression was through the establishment of international rules-based economic and collective security institutions. These were beliefs he had held since the early 1930s. Chifley was a prime minister with a keen interest in post-war Asia, who understood that the old colonial order was ending.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Ian Dury: The Definitive Biography by Will Birch

Ian Dury: The Definitive Biography by Will Birch
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Overview: Widely described as ‘punk’s poet laureate’, Ian Dury is a cultural icon. With his band The Blockheads, he exploded onto the television screen in 1978, appearing on "Top of the Pops" with his hit single ‘What a Waste’, followed later that year by ‘Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick’.

By now Ian was thirty-six and had worked hard for many years to reach this moment, struggling all the while to find acceptance inspite of the disability he suffered as a result of childhood polio. And yet fame, when it came, almost destroyed him. This groundbreaking and authoritative book gives the first in-depth and compelling account of the life of this charismatic yet complex artist.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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I Work Like a Gardener by Miró (Miro)

I Work Like a Gardener by Miró (Miro)
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Overview: In 1958, artist Joan Miró and critic Yvon Taillandier sat down for an in-depth discussion on Miró’s life and work. Their conversation, one of the most illuminating and insightful looks into Miró’s philosophy and creative process, was first published in a limited edition of seventy five copies in 1964. Though long out of print, this bilingual "treasure," in the words of Maria Popova, "remains the most direct and comprehensive record of Miró’s ideas on art." This beautiful new edition presents an updated English translation of Miró’s invaluable text in an elegant and striking package. In addition to Taillandier’s original foreword, a new preface by preeminent Miró scholar Robert Lubar provides wider context and insight. An appendix includes the original French text in its entirety. Joan Miró: I Work Like a Gardener brings to life the words and work of one of the most beloved and influential artists of the twentieth century.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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I Escape! by Captain J.L. Hardy

I Escape!: The Great War’s Most Remarkable POW by Captain J.L. Hardy DSO MC
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Overview: Of all the daring PoW escape stories that have come to light in the last 100 years and immortalized by Steve McQueen in the film The Great Escape, the story of J.L. Hardy has to be one of the most remarkable. A PoW for three-and-a-half years, Hardy made no less than twelve escape attempts while imprisoned by the Germans in the First World War, five of which being successful.

In early 1915 he attempted to escape from Halle Camp, near Leipzig, by breaking through a brick wall into an adjacent ammunition factory. After five-months work the project proved impracticable. In the summer of 1915 he was transferred to Augustabad Camp, near Neu Brandenburg, and after being there 10 days he managed to slip away from a bathing party outside the camp, together with a Russian officer. After a difficult journey they covered the 50 miles to the Baltic coast. They swam a river, were nearly recaptured once, but eventually reached Stralsund. They nearly managed to get the crew of a Swedish schooner there to give them passage, but were arrested at the last moment.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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How to Create Chemistry with Anyone: 75 Ways to Spark It…


How to Create Chemistry with Anyone: 75 Ways to Spark It Fast–and Make It Last
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Her One Mistake by Heidi Perks

Everything is F*cked: A Book About Hope by Mark Manson

Don’t Tell by Willow Rose

Deng Xiaoping: A Revolutionary Life by Alexander V. Pantsov

Deng Xiaoping: A Revolutionary Life by Alexander V. Pantsov, Steven I. Levine
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Overview: Deng Xiaoping joined the Chinese Communist movement as a youth and rose in its ranks to become an important lieutenant of Mao’s from the 1930s onward. Two years after Mao’s death in 1976, Deng became the de facto leader of the Chinese Communist Party and the prime architect of China’s post-Mao reforms. Abandoning the Maoist socio-economic policies he had long fervently supported, he set in motion changes that would dramatically transform China’s economy, society, and position in the world. Three decades later, we are living with the results. China has become the second largest economy and the workshop of the world. And while it is essentially a market economy ("socialism with Chinese characteristics"), Deng and his successors ensured the continuation of CCP rule by severely repressing the democratic movement and maintaining an iron grip on power. When Deng died at the age of 92 in 1997, he had set China on the path it is following to this day.

Alexander Pantsov and Steven Levine’s new biography of Deng Xiaoping does what no other biography has done: based on newly discovered documents, it covers his entire life, from his childhood and student years to the post-Tiananmen era. Thanks to unprecedented access to Russian archives containing massive files on the Chinese Communist Party, the authors present a wealth of new material on Deng dating back to the 1920s. In a long and extraordinary life, Deng navigated one epic crisis after another. Born in 1904, Deng, like many Asian revolutionary leaders, spent part of the 1920s in Paris, where he joined the CCP in its early years. He then studied in the USSR just as Stalin was establishing firm control over the Soviet communist party. He played an increasingly important role in the troubled decades of the 1930s and 1940s that were marked by civil war and the Japanese invasion. He was commissar of a communist-dominated area in the early 1930s, loyal henchman to Mao during the Long March, regional military commander in the anti-Japanese war, and finally a key leader in the 1946-49 revolution. During Mao’s quarter century rule, Deng oscillated between the heights and the depths of power. He was purged during the Cultural Revolution, only to reemerge after Mao’s death to become China’s paramount leader until his own death in 1997.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Deluded by M.A. Comley

Deathwatch: Shadowbreaker by Steve Parker