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Thirty Days: On Retreat with the Exercises of St. Ignatius

by Paul Mariani

From the day Paul Mariani arrives at Eastern Point Retreat House to take part in the five-hundred-year-old Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, he realizes that his expectations and assumptions about who he...


Art from Adversity: A Life with Bipolar

by Anne Therese Naylor

Winner, Certificate of Commendation, NSW Mental Health Awards 2013. Winner, IP Picks 2012 Best Creative Non-Fiction. Enhanced by the author's paintings, 'Art From Adversity' shines the spotlight on mental illness,...


Mama Made The Difference: Life Lessons My Mother Taught Me

by T. Jakes

The New York Times bestseller that celebrates motherhood-for-mothers and those who love them.

Beloved pastor and bestselling author T.D. Jakes pays tribute to his mother-and mothers everywhere-with powerful,...


Quarterly Essay 15 Latham's World: The New Politics of the Outsiders

by Margaret Simons

In the third Quarterly Essay of 2004, Margaret Simons takes a long hard look at Mark Latham, the self-proclaimed "club buster" and the man who would be prime minister. Few doubt Latham's intelligence and ambition,...


Quarterly Essay 3 The Opportunist: John Howard and the Triumph of Reaction

by Guy Rundle

In the third Quarterly Essay, Guy Rundle comes to grips with John Howard, the prime minister who, on the eve of an election, seems to have turned round his political fortunes by spurning refugees and writing...


Kennedy and Reagan: Why Their Legacies Endure

by Scott Farris

It's been fifty years since JFK’s assassination and nearly twenty since Ronald Reagan disappeared from public life. While they never ran head-to-head, they developed their legacies in competing ways and...


Rebels in Blue: The Story of Keith and Malinda Blalock

by Peter F. Stevens

This Civil War story follows the real-life exploits of a married couple who fought side-by-side as soldiers for the North, the South, and finally for a band of marauding, pro-Union partisans.


To Full Term: A Mother's Triumph Over Miscarriage

by Darci Klein

A powerful and empowering memoir of a woman's fight to bring her fifth pregnancy to full term after years of heartbreak and horrific loss.

To Full Term is the gripping memoir of Darci Klein's pregnancy with...


Elvis Costello and Thatcherism: A Psycho-Social Exploration

by David Pilgrim & Richard Ormrod

The emergence of Thatcherism around 1980, which ushered in a period of neo-liberalism in British politics that still resonates today, led musicians, like other artists, to respond to their context of production....


The Harvey Milk Interviews: In His Own Words

by Harvey Milk & Vince Emery

The unrehearsed and unguarded conversations in this collection reveal Harvey Milk's sense of humor, outrage over injustice, and love of dramatic confrontation. This volume contains the texts of 39 interviews...


The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century

by Steve Coll

In The Bin Ladens, two- time Pulitzer Prize-winner Steve Coll continues where Ghost Wars left off, shedding new light on one of the most elusive families of the twenty-first century. Rising from a famine-stricken...


Gilded Lili: Lili St. Cyr and the Striptease Mystique

by Kelly DiNardo

Blond and beautiful, Lili St. Cyr shimmied across the country’s nightclubs as one of the century’s great sirens. She inspired future femme fatales including Marilyn Monroe, Madonna and Dita Von Teese. She...


Appointments with Heaven: The True Story of a Country Doctor's Healing Encounters with the Hereafter

by Jennifer Schuchmann, Reggie Anderson & Steven Curtis Chapman

When Dr. Reggie Anderson is present at the bedside of a dying patient, something miraculous happens. Sometimes as he sits vigil and holds the patient’s hand . . . he can experience what they feel and see as...


No Place Safe

by Kim Reid

Between 1979 and 1981, twenty-nine children disappeared from the streets of Atlanta. In this compelling memoir, Kim Reid grows up in the shadow of her mother's job as an investigator on the Missing and Murdered...


Ellen Terry, Spheres of Influence

by Katharine Cockin

In this essay collection, established experts and new researchers, reassess the performances and cultural significance of Ellen Terry, her daughter Edith Craig (1869-1947) and her son Edward Gordon Craig (1872-1966),...


William Wickham, Master Spy: The Secret War Against the French Revolution

by Michael Durey

A biography of William Wickham (1761-1840), Britain's master spy on the Continent for more than five years during the French Revolutionary wars. It follows Wickham's career to narrate the rise and fall of his...


John Thelwall: Radical Romantic and Acquitted Felon

by Steve Poole

John Thelwall was a Romantic and Enlightenment polymath. In 1794 he was tried and acquitted of high treason, earning himself the disdainful soubriquet 'acquitted felon' from Secretary of State for War, William...


Wilkie Collins's American Tour, 1873-4

by Susan R Hanes

In the autumn of 1873, Wilkie Collins followed the example of fellow literary celebrities Dickens and Thackeray, and began a six-month reading tour of America. This book places this tour within the American...


Gilbert Imlay: Citizen of the World

by Wil Verhoeven

A biography of the American Gilbert Imlay (c 1754 - c 1828), revolutionary war veteran - and infamous lover of Mary Wollstonecraft. It also highlights how Imlay unwittingly acted as an intermediary between figures...


Chasing the Flame: One Man's Fight to Save the World

by Samantha Power

In this perfect match of author and subject, Pulitzer Prize-winner Samantha Power tackles the life of Sergio Vieira de Mello, whose work for the U.N. before his 2003 death in Iraq was emblematic of moral struggle...