'When it comes to our future, misplaced optimism is as dangerous as blind faith. What is needed is the courage to face the way things are, and the wisdom and imagination to work out how to make things better.'Australia's un... read more

Australia Reimagined: Towards a more compassionate, less anxious society
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This is the only money guide you'll ever need That's a bold claim, given there are already thousands of finance books on the shelves. So what makes this one different? Well, you won't be overwhelmed with a bunch of 'tips' ... or a strict budget (that you won't follow). Yo... read more

The Barefoot Investor
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Issue: #15 - Yak...
News from nowhere No self in the age of selfies Letters from Tibet Fighting for women’s rights What it means to lose silence Lost in Tibet The battle for the boy Lama The path of resilience Womankind’s compassion challenge Compassion Los... read more

Womankind Magazine
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   The incredible, harrowing account of how American democracy was hacked by Moscow as part of a covert operation to influence the U.S. election and help Donald Trump gain the presidency. RUSSIAN ROULETTE is a story of political skullduggery... read more

Russian Roulette
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News from nowhere Thinking about your death ~ Nigel Warburton The quest for life’s purpose ~ Oliver Burkeman The 6th extinction ~ Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore Love and death ~ Tom Chatfield The lives and deaths of philosophers... read more

New Philosopher Magazine
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"No one can promise you that a life lived for others will bring you a deep sense of satisfaction, but it's certain that nothing else will."Hugh Mackay has spent his entire working life asking Australians about their values, motivations, ambitions, hopes and fears. Now, in The Goo... read more

The Good Life
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What do people actually mean when they say 'God'?Around two-thirds of us say we believe in God or some 'higher power', but fewer than one in ten Australians attend church weekly. In Beyond Belief, Hugh Mackay presents this discrepancy as one of the great unexamined topics of our ... read more

Beyond Belief
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The eternal question 'Who am I?' must be weighed against an even deeper question: 'Who are we?' We are writing each other's stories as much as we are writing our own.In his bestselling book, The Good Life, Hugh Mackay argued that kindness and respect for others are the hallmar... read more

Art of Belonging
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This book is about addictions of all kinds. Addictions to smartphones, sex, games, social media, gambling, money, but most of all to alcohol and drugs. The words 'addict' and 'addiction' are loaded with baggage. Not jus... read more

Addicted How Addiction Affects Every One of Us and What We Can Do About it
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Judging by the Captain Cook statue controversy, though, our debates about the past have never been more fruitless. Is there a way beyond the history wars that began under John Howard? And in an age of free-floating fears about t... read more

Moment of Truth: History and Australia's Future: Quarterly Essay 69
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A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS FROM BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND FOUNDER OF THE EVERYDAY SEXISM PROJECT, LAURA BATES.  'Following [Everyday Sexism] will make most women feel oddly saner.' Caitlin Moran 'Piercingly astute.' Stylist Laura Bates, pion... read more

Misogynation: The True Scale of Sexism
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A mother's love over decades and across continents. The sudden death of Sarah's mother reveals their relationship with poignant clarity and shows her the individual who existed beyond motherhood. A reflection on mothers and daughters

On Mother
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