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            A Warning

            A Warning (Hardback, Digital original)

            By Anonymous

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            An unprecedented behind-the-scenes portrait of the NCAA from an anonymous senior official whose first words of warning rocked college athletics.

            ISBN 9781408713259
            Released AU 19 Nov 2019
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
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            A Warning

            A Warning (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Anonymous

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            An unprecedented behind-the-scenes portrait of the NCAA from an anonymous senior official whose first words of warning rocked college athletics.

            ISBN 9781408713266
            Released AU 19 Nov 2019
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
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            Zen Mamas: Finding your path through pregnancy, birth and beyond
             

            Zen Mamas: Finding your path through pregnancy, birth and beyond (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Olsen, Sarah Wright; Palmer, Teresa

            • RRP: $34.99
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            • Pub Date
              15 Apr 20

            Being Zen(ish) is what we call it - and it's the ish that we endorse! Teresa Palmer and Sarah Wright Olsen are two mums from opposite sides of the world who are doing their best to raise happy, empathetic children while working, travelling and maintaining their sanity. With six k...ids between them, the founders of the much-loved Your Zen Mama blog know as well as anyone that motherhood doesn't exist in the highlight reel of life, and that finding even a fleeting semblance of calm amongst the epic ebbs and flows of being a parent is usually all you can hope for! So, forget perfection and prepare to get real, vulnerable and dirty (mostly from guacamole) with Sarah and Teresa as they delve into their journeys of motherhood and share some of the knowledge they've collected over the years from the Your Zen Mama community, from their expert mentors and through being in the trenches of parenthood themselves. From prepping for pregnancy all the way through to birth, the first twelve weeks with your newborn and figuring out the kind of parent you want to be long-term, they share their personal struggles, joyful moments and hard-won realisations. Whether it's dealing with fertility challenges or pregnancy loss, riding out a long and complicated labour or juggling multiple kids (and work!), these mamas have been through it - and have written this gorgeous book to help you find your own glimpses of Zen along the way, too.
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            ISBN 9781760892807
            Published AU 15 Apr 2020
            Publisher Penguin
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            Testing 3,2,1: What Australian Education Can Learn From Finland: A teachers perspective
             

            Testing 3,2,1: What Australian Education Can Learn From Finland: A teachers perspective (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lawrence, Michael

            • RRP: $27.99
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            • Pub Date
              28 Apr 20

            Finnish teachers looked at me as if I was a child molester when I described the NAPLAN tests given to children as young as eight. When they suggested that the results of these tests would lead to increased funding and assistance for those students and schools that did not do well..., it was difficult to explain that this was not the case! My investigation into what made the Finnish system so successful was quickly becoming an inquiry into why my own system was so unsuccessful. The next few years would see more time in schools in Finland, interacting with Finnish educators at all levels. I immersed myself in education books and dissertations on Finnish education, in addition to countless formal and informal interviews with Australian and Finnish teachers. How had Australia found itself in this position? Testing 3,2,1 is the story of how Australian education fell behind the world's best and how Finland came to lead. It is also a guide to how some of Finland's ideas can be used by teachers and schools to begin to reverse the current malaise of Australia's education system. Essential reading for all Australian educators.
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            ISBN 9781925556926
            Published AU 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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            F*ck Happiness
             

            F*ck Happiness (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gore, Ariel

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            • Pub Date
              28 Apr 20

            For readers of Rebecca Solnit's Men Explain Things to Me and Barbara Ehrenreich's Bright Side comes a provocative, persuasive look at how and why women's desires are more complex than we are led to believe. Happiness has become big business. Books, psychologists, consultants and ...even governments promote scientific findings into the psychology of happiness and how it can apply to the individual and to the broader society. The problem is that almost all of this science is performed by and for straight white men. And some of the most vocal of these experts suggest that women can become happier by espousing traditional gender values and eschewing feminism. Sceptical of this hypothesis, Ariel Gore immersed herself in the optimism industrial complex, combing the research, reading the history, interviewing the thinkers, and exploring her own and her friends' personal experiences and desires. F*ck Happiness is a nuanced, thoughtful and inspiring account of what happiness means and to whom, how it has played a role in defining modern gender roles and power structures, and how we can all pursue joy in our lives.
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            ISBN 9781760641993
            Published AU 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Black Inc
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            Limelight May 2020: Australia's Classical Music & Arts Magazine
             

            Limelight May 2020: Australia's Classical Music & Arts Magazine (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Limelight

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              28 Apr 20

            Cover story- A Force of Nature- Vladimir Ashkenazy discusses majestic music, nature, and becoming the Sydney Symphony Orchestra's first Conductor Laureate as he conducts the SSO's Northern Lights Festival, featuring music by Sibelius and Grieg, and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestr...a's Beethoven Pastoral Project - a United Nations-led event taking place globally to shine a light on climate change. Opus- Das Lied von der Erde (Song of the Earth) emerged from a traumatic period for Mahler. We examine the story behind the beloved, intensely personal song-symphony as Stuart Skelton and Christianne Stotijn perform it with the Australian Chamber Orchestra. Interview- Life of Py. French director Olivier Py discusses his career as his production of Wagner's Lohengrin, set in the ruins of Berlin in the aftermath of World War II, opens in Melbourne for Opera Australia. Feature- Scoring video games. From reworked Debussy Preludes to 8-bit Tchaikovsky, classical music has long had a voice in video games. With several Australian games finding massive success overseas, we talk to the local composers making a living writing new music for this booming industry. Reviews- Verdi's Attila at Opera Australia; The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra concert Vivaldi's Venice with French harpist Xavier de Maistre; Mozart's Jupiter at Queensland Symphony Orchestra; Clare Barron's Dance Nation about a ferocious dance competition at Belvoir. What's on- live performance and radio highlights for May 2020.
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            ISBN 9781760642440
            Published AU 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Black Inc
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            Proximity and Distance: Space, Time and World War I
              

            Proximity and Distance: Space, Time and World War I (Hardback)

            By Fathi, Romain; Robertson, Emily

            • RRP: $67.00
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            • Pub Date
              30 Apr 20

            The global magnitude of World War I has meant that proximity and distance were highly influential in the ways the conflict was conducted, and how it was experienced at tactical, political and emotional levels. This book explores how participants and observers in World War I negot...iated the temporal and spatial challenges of the conflict.
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            ISBN 9780522876536
            Published AU 30 Apr 2020
            Publisher Melbourne University Press
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            Generation F: Why we still struggle with sex and power

            Generation F: Why we still struggle with sex and power (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Trioli, Virginia

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            'For me these Ormond College women were, and are, the first voices of the revolution that is #MeToo in Australia.' Twenty-five years ago, Australia was in the grip of another debate about sex and power. The Master of Ormond College at the University of Melbourne had been acquitte...d of indecent assault after complaints by two female students. Helen Garner's bestselling book about the case, The First Stone, polarised readers over whether the students had been right to take their allegations to the law. Was the feminist movement poisoning gender relations? In Generation F, the young award-winning journalist Virginia Trioli offered a vigorous, incisive and compelling argument for the ongoing need for feminism, while exploring her own bewilderment and anger. She described the real state of sexual harassment, violence, the workplace and the law in Australia: how most women just copped it, but those who felt able to confront it needed all the support they could get. Now - as women around the world speak up about how sexual harassment has destroyed their work, families and lives - Trioli revisits that cultural moment in a new foreword, and in a new afterword considers the situation women face today. Dismayingly, her original text is just as relevant, and her call to action just as powerful.
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            ISBN 9781760855321
            Published AU 15 Nov 2019
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            The First Stone: 25th Anniversary Edition
             

            The First Stone: 25th Anniversary Edition (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Garner, Helen

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              28 Jan 20

            The book that split a nation: Helen Garner's The First Stone, reissued in a hardback, updated edition twenty-five years after first publication.

            ISBN 9781760784881
            Published AU 28 Jan 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
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            The Most Beautiful Job in the World
             

            The Most Beautiful Job in the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mensitieri, Guilia

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              28 Apr 20

            Fashion is one of the most powerful industries in the world, accounting for 6 per cent of global consumption and growing steadily. Since the 1980s and the birth of the neoliberal economy, it has emerged as the glittering face of capitalism, bringing together prestige, power and b...eauty and occupying a central place in media and consumer fantasies. Yet the fashion industry, which claims to offer highly desirable job opportunities, relies significantly on job instability, not just in outsourced garment production but at the very heart of its creative production of luxury. Based on an in-depth investigation involving stylists, models, designers, hairdressers, make-up artists, photographers and interns, anthropologist Giulia Mensitieri draws back fashion's glamorous facade to explore the lived realities of working in the industry. This challenging book lays bare the working conditions of 'the most beautiful job in the world', showing that exploitation isn't confined to sweatshops or sexual harassment of models, but exists at the very heart of the powerful symbolic and economic centre of fashion.
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            ISBN 9780522876109
            Published AU 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Melbourne University Press
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