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            Killer in the Kremlin: The instant bestseller - a gripping and explosive account of Vladimir Putin's tyranny
              

            Killer in the Kremlin: The instant bestseller - a gripping and explosive account of Vladimir Putin's tyranny (Hardback)

            By Sweeney, John

            • RRP: $48.00
            • $39.36
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            • Pub Date
              30 Sep 22

            A gripping and explosive account of Vladimir Putin's tyranny, charting his rise from spy to tsar, exposing the events that led to his invasion of Ukraine and his assault on Europe. In Killer in the Kremlin, award-winning journalist John Sweeney takes readers from the heart of Put...in's Russia to the killing fields of Chechnya, to the embattled cities of an invaded Ukraine. In a disturbing expose of Putin's sinister ambition, Sweeney draws on thirty years of his own reporting - from the Moscow apartment bombings to the atrocities committed by the Russian Army in Chechnya, to the annexation of Crimea and a confrontation with Putin over the shooting down of flight MH17 - to understand the true extent of Putin's long war. Drawing on eyewitness accounts and compelling testimony from those who have suffered at Putin's hand, we see the heroism of the Russian opposition, the bravery of the Ukrainian resistance, and the brutality with which the Kremlin responds to such acts of defiance, assassinating or locking away its critics, and stopping at nothing to achieve its imperialist aims. In the midst of one of the darkest acts of aggression in modern history - Russia's invasion of Ukraine - this book shines a light on Putin's rule and poses urgent questions about how the world must respond.
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            ISBN 9781787636651
            Released NZ 30 Sep 2022
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Russia Conundrum: How the West Fell For Putin's Power Gambit - and How to Fix It
             

            The Russia Conundrum: How the West Fell For Putin's Power Gambit - and How to Fix It (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Khodorkovsky, Mikhail; Sixsmith, Martin

            • RRP: $40.00
            • $32.80
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            • Pub Date
              20 Sep 22

            'I'm a fairly calm fellow; I don't usually get het up about things. But I was, let's say, concerned when I tuned into the Voice of Russia Radio and heard that the Kremlin had put a price on my head. The announcement didn't quite say 'dead or alive'. But it came close...' Mikhail ...Khodorkovsky, April 2021 Mikhail Khodorkovsky has seen behind the mask of Vladimir Putin. Once an oil tycoon and the richest man in Russia, Khodorkovsky spoke out against the corruption of Putin's regime - and was punished by the Kremlin, stripped of his entire wealth and jailed for over ten years. Now freed, working as a pro-democracy campaigner in London, Khodorkovsky brings us the insider's battle to save his country's soul. Offering an urgent analysis of what has gone wrong with Putin, The Russia Conundrum maps the country's rise and fall against Khodorkovsky's own journey, from Soviet youth to oligarch, powerful insider to political dissident, and now a high-profile voice seeking to reconcile East and West. With unparalleled insight, written with Sunday Times bestselling author Martin Sixsmith, The Russia Conundrum exposes the desires and damning truths of Putin's Russia, and provides an answer to the West on how it must challenge the Kremlin - in order to pave the way for a better future.
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            ISBN 9780753559246
            Released NZ 20 Sep 2022
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Atoms and Ashes: From Bikini Atoll to Fukushima
              

            Atoms and Ashes: From Bikini Atoll to Fukushima (Hardback)

            By Plokhy, Serhii

            • RRP: $65.00
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            • Pub Date
              20 Sep 22

            In 2011, a 43-foot-high tsunami crashed into a nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan. In the following days, explosions would rip buildings apart, three reactors would go into nuclear meltdown, and the surrounding area would be swamped in radioactive water. It is now considered... one of the costliest nuclear disasters ever. But Fukushima was not the first, and it was not the worst. . . In Atoms and Ashes, acclaimed historian Serhii Plokhy tells the tale of the six nuclear disasters that shook the world- Bikini Atoll, Kyshtym, Windscale, Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and Fukushima. Based on wide-ranging research and witness testimony, Plokhy traces the arc of each crisis, exploring in depth the confused decision-making on the ground and the panicked responses of governments to contain the crises and often cover up the scale of the catastrophe. As the world increasingly looks to renewable and alternative sources of energy, Plokhy lucidly argues that the atomic risk must be understood in explicit terms, but also that these calamities reveal a fundamental truth about our relationship with nuclear technology- that the thirst for power and energy has always trumped safety and the cost for future generations.
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            ISBN 9780241516775
            Released NZ 20 Sep 2022
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Disorder: Hard Times in the 21st Century
              

            Disorder: Hard Times in the 21st Century (Hardback)

            By Thompson, Helen

            • RRP: $50.26
            • $50.26
            • Internationally sourced

            Disorder: Hard Times in the 21st Century explains the historical origins of the political shocks of the past decade: why politics has been so difficult, why energy and debt are such a large part of these difficulties, and how two rather different kinds of democratic crises exist ...in Europe and the United States.
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            ISBN 9780198864981
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Prisoners of Geography: Our World Explained in 12 Simple Maps
             

            Prisoners of Geography: Our World Explained in 12 Simple Maps (Hardback)

            By Marshall, Tim; Illustrated by Easton, Grace; Smith, Jessica

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $32.79
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            A stunning abridged and illustrated edition of the international bestseller Prisoners of Geography, by acclaimed author Tim Marshall

            ISBN 9781783964130
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2019
            Publisher Elliott & Thompson Limited
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Availability
            25 In stock at supplier; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Preventable: How a Pandemic Changed the World & How to Stop the Next One

            Preventable: How a Pandemic Changed the World & How to Stop the Next One (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sridhar, Devi

            • RRP: $40.00
            • $31.20
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            Professor Devi Sridhar has risen to prominence for her vital roles in communicating science to the public and speaking truth to power. In Preventable she highlights lessons learned from outbreaks past and present in a narrative that traces the COVID-19 pandemic - including her pe...rsonal experience as a scientist - and sets out a vision for how we can better protect ourselves from the inevitable health crises to come. In gripping and heartfelt prose, Sridhar exposes the varied realities of those affected and puts you in the room with key decision makers at crucial moments. She vibrantly conveys the twists and turns of a plot that saw- deadlier variants emerge (contrary to the predictions of social media pundits who argued it would mutate to a milder form); countries with weak health systems like Senegal and Vietnam fare better than countries like the US and UK (which were consistently ranked as the most prepared); and the quickest development of game-changing vaccines in history (and their unfair distribution). Combining science, politics, ethics and economics, this definitive book dissects the global structures that determine our fate, and reveals the deep-seated economic and social inequalities at their heart - it will challenge, outrage and inspire.
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            ISBN 9780241510544
            Released NZ 2 Aug 2022
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Xi: A Study in Power

            Xi: A Study in Power (Paperback)

            By Brown, Kerry

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $19.99
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            A timely political primer on Xi Jinping by acclaimed author and academic, Professor Kerry Brown.

            ISBN 9781785788086
            Released NZ 16 Aug 2022
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
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            Megathreats: The Ten Trends that Imperil Our Future, and How to Survive Them
             

            Megathreats: The Ten Trends that Imperil Our Future, and How to Survive Them (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Roubini, Nouriel

            • RRP: $37.99
            • $31.15
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            • Pub Date
              2 Mar 23

            From the economist who predicted the 2008 crash, Megathreats outlines the new risks in our uncharted future and how we deal with them.

            ISBN 9781529373783
            Released NZ 2 Mar 2023
            Publisher John Murray Press
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Killer in the Kremlin: The instant bestseller - a gripping and explosive account of Vladimir Putin's tyranny
             

            Killer in the Kremlin: The instant bestseller - a gripping and explosive account of Vladimir Putin's tyranny (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sweeney, John

            • RRP: $40.00
            • $32.80
            • Save $7.20
            • Pub Date
              30 Aug 22

            A gripping and explosive account of Vladimir Putin's tyranny, charting his rise from spy to tsar, exposing the events that led to his invasion of Ukraine and his assault on Europe. In Killer in the Kremlin, award-winning journalist John Sweeney takes readers from the heart of Put...in's Russia to the killing fields of Chechnya, to the embattled cities of an invaded Ukraine. In a disturbing expose of Putin's sinister ambition, Sweeney draws on thirty years of his own reporting - from the Moscow apartment bombings to the atrocities committed by the Russian Army in Chechnya, to the annexation of Crimea and a confrontation with Putin over the shooting down of flight MH17 - to understand the true extent of Putin's long war. Drawing on eyewitness accounts and compelling testimony from those who have suffered at Putin's hand, we see the heroism of the Russian opposition, the bravery of the Ukrainian resistance, and the brutality with which the Kremlin responds to such acts of defiance, assassinating or locking away its critics, and stopping at nothing to achieve its imperialist aims. In the midst of one of the darkest acts of aggression in modern history - Russia's invasion of Ukraine - this book shines a light on Putin's rule and poses urgent questions about how the world must respond.
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            ISBN 9781787636668
            Released NZ 30 Aug 2022
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            999 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            The Spoils of War: Power, Profit and the American War Machine
              

            The Spoils of War: Power, Profit and the American War Machine (Hardback)

            By Cockburn, Andrew

            • RRP: $54.59
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            Why Does America Go to War?

            ISBN 9781839763656
            Publisher Verso Books
            Interest Age Adults / General
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