By Ann Genovese
By Gerard Ryle
But it used to be all a sham. during this compelling account, Gerard Ryle demolishes the fairytale, exposing a wobbly monetary pyramid and the best fraud ever devoted in Australia's historical past.
Tim Johnston divided his humans into Oranges and Lemons. those that did't be aware of him adequate but, he known as Oranges. They idea he used to be great and candy and juicy. yet those that rather acquired to understand him turned Lemons: he left them sour and twisted'
By Brian Easton
By Grantlee Kieza
Stunning alternate paperback version of Grantlee Kieza's bestselling biography of Australia's maximum general
It's December 1918 and the area battle is over. basic Sir John Monash attends a glittering dinner party to dine with the King of britain and the likes of Woodrow Wilson, Winston Churchill and Rudyard Kipling. simply 4 months past, the commander of the Australian Corps were knighted in a battlefield, some distance from the streets of Melbourne the place this son of a protracted line of Polish rabbis had grown up. box Marshal Montgomery may claim many years later that Monash was once the simplest normal to serve at the Western entrance. How had this infamous girls' guy, who harboured deepest suggestions concerning the futility of conflict and had by no means fired a shot in anger, become feted by means of the British institution in addition to his countrymen again domestic? during this crucial biography of a impossible people hero, Grantlee Kieza paints a full of life portrait of an intruder who formed glossy Australia via his strength, force and ambition, his army brilliance and his vision.
By Bob Burton
Inside Spin is the 1st backstage research of the billion greenback a yr Australian PR undefined. Bob Burton illuminates the hardball and smooth strategies utilized by PR businesses to smother dissenting viewpoints, masks sponsors, court docket reporters, assault company rivals and impact politicians. via designated case stories from either inner most and public sectors, he exhibits simply how a lot PR filters what we see, listen and examine the businesses that impact our lives and form our society.
Inside Spin is a searing divulge of the effect and the deep-pocketed enterprises they serve.
'While newshounds quit to the expanding mastery of the incorrect information undefined, media shoppers will extra usually have to turn into their very own gatekeepers. Bob Burton's Inside Spin is a entire guidebook.'
Chris Masters, ABC television 4 Corners
'A punchy and passionate booklet that tells us issues we have to learn about either PR and journalism.'
Margaret Simons, writer and journalist
By Stuart Macintyre
This publication indicates the Nineteen Forties to be a pivotal decade in Australia. on the peak of his powers, Macintyre reminds us that key parts of the society we take with no consideration – paintings, welfare, well-being, schooling, immigration, housing – aren't the results of army endeavour yet coverage, making plans, politics and renowned resolve.
By Suzanne D. Rutland
By Elizabeth / McKay, Gary Stewart
From October 1964 until eventually the top of 1972 over 450 surgeons, nurses and different clinical experts from Australian hospitals volunteered to paintings in South Vietnam. within the cities of lengthy Xuyen, Bien Hoa, Vung Tau and Ba Ria they introduced specialist treatment, convenience and help to a war-weary and traumatised civilian population.
The striking tale of the paintings of those Australian civilians at warfare is advised right here for the 1st time. in response to interviews with lots of those that served within the groups, it tells of what they did, and the way they stayed sane in a spot which every now and then proven the boundaries in their endurance.
By Michelle Spuler
By Evan McHugh