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The Chaser Quarterly 1
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: Australian English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
From the team behind The Chaser's War on Everything, the Chaser Quarterly is a journal of bold ideas and even bolder fonts. Featuring original writing from some of Australia's most underpaid satirists, The Chaser Quarterly is everything you want it to be and nothing you don't.
Another Election? How the Voting System Works in Australia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
This up-to-date booklet on the Australian Voting System will give you clarity and understanding of how voting at elections works. Jim Reiher was inspired by his adult daughter who said that many of her friends want to understand how the Australian voting system works, but are a bit embarrassed to ask. This book fills that gap, with its easy to understand communication and diagrams.
The Chaser Quarterly 2
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 24,210. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
From the team behind The Chaser's War on Everything, the Chaser Quarterly is a journal of bold ideas and even bolder fonts. Featuring original writing from some of Australia's most underpaid satirists, The Chaser Quarterly is everything you want it to be and nothing you don't.
Shammoo of the North
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 273,100. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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This is the story of a carefree young polar bear who leaves his native lands to seek a new life for himself in remote B'gandia, aka the lucky paddock. There, he makes the acquaintance of a succession of individuals and personalities that lead him to question whether his adopted homeland is indeed deserving of its cheerful sobriquet.
From the Somme to “Sydney’s Little Chicago"
Price: Free! Words: 67,150. Language: Australian English. Published: June 26, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lancashire-born George at 17 leaves his girlfriend Olive in Sydney for Gallipoli. In 1916 he is caught by a shell at the Somme. He becomes an accountant at a village near Sydney that grows into a centre of industry. During a local power struggle after World War II George backs one side and Olive the other. The struggle leads to national headlines about 'Sydney's Little Chicago'.
Confessions of a Babyboomer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,660. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A snapshot of the boyhood of an Australian babyboomer highlighting the differences between his generation and that of his parents and that of his children.
French Blood in Australia
Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
This beautiful short story was written by Kieran Harman in 2012.
Clive For PM
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Alternative history
He was a simple bloke, the billionaire who decided to run for parliament. But once there he wasn't happy with what he saw, and he decided to take advantage of the chaos that was erupting in Australian politics. When a double dissolution election was held Clive whipped into action and presented the most amazing vision in political history. Join Clive as he takes Australia to a new future.
Social Politics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Social media has changed politics forever. This book examines the use of social media in politics and demonstrates how you can take both an active and passive role in social politics. The book illustrates how you can use social media to add your voice to the issues that are important to you and to connect with important decision-makers that might otherwise be out of your reach.
Soaring With Cockatoos
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 106,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The last decades of the nineteenth century. European powers are colonising the whole planet and seem unstoppable. In the British colony of Western Australia white settlers ignore the rights of the Aborigines, murder them or chase them from their land, or perhaps readmit them to work as unpaid labourers on newly created properties. This is their story...