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              Losing Streak: How Tasmania was Gamed by the Gambling Industry
               

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              By Boyce, James

              A jaw-dropping account of how one company came to own every poker machine in Tasmania - and the cost to democracy, the public purse and problem gamblers and their families.

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              Released NZ 14 Mar 2017
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              The Mindspan Diet: Reduce Alzheimer's Risk, Minimize Memory Loss, and Keep Your Brain Young
               

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              By Estep, Preston W.

              It's a terrifying fact - Alzheimer's disease is now a leading cause of death in developed countries. But here's the good news: we now have the knowledge to extend the lives of both our bodies and our minds. By studying the diets of the Mindspan Elite - cultures where people l...ive longest and levels of dementia are low - as well as how certain food additives and ingredients interact with our genes, esteemed scientist Dr Preston W. Estep has developed a revolutionary plan that will forever change how you think about diet and ageing. Long-held beliefs - namely in the inherent goodness of iron, protein and wholegrains - are torn down. Guidance on how to crack the code of nutritional labels is provided. Delicious recipes are there to be savoured. The Mindspan Diet will give you a whole new perspective on how food affects you, just as it shows that you can enjoy the richest flavours life has to offer and remain lean, healthy and cognitively intact for a very long time. 'You owe it to your family, friends and personal curiosity to digest and share this amazing feast of ideas.' -George M. Church, Professor of Genetics and Professor of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard Medical School 'Centres on positive lifestyle and diet changes, with superb recipes and surprising insights into errors in mainstream nutritional wisdom.' -Ronald C. Kessler, Professor of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School 'A fascinating guide to modifying your diet to prolong the longevity of your brain as well as your health.' -Professor Tim Spector, author of The Diet Myth Preston W. Estep is Director of Collections and Director of Gerontology at the Harvard Personal Genome Project, managing sample collections and genome sequencing. A co-founder and adviser to multiple biomedical start-ups and non-profit organizations, he is also chairman and co-founder of the Mind First Foundation.
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              ISBN 9781925435412
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              Released NZ 3 Jan 2017
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              Jumping at the Chance: From NBA Hopefuls to AFL Prospects: The Players of the American Experiment
               

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              By Griffin, Gil

              A wonderful fish-out-of water story about talented US athletes launching their AFL careers. Talented basketballers Jason Holmes, Eric Wallace, Mason Cox and Matt Korcheck all had decent careers in Division One of the NCAA. But with the NBA out of reach, the dream they shared ...of becoming professional athletes seemed destined to go unfulfilled. Then came an invitation to a three-day scouting combine in Redondo Beach, California, to learn to play a sport they'd never even heard of before: Australian Rules football. Fast-forward a couple of years and the four ambitious young athletes were signed to AFL clubs as international rookies, competing to play at the top level of the sport. Some have made it - including Holmes, who played his first senior matches for St Kilda in 2015 and Mason Cox who debuted for Collingwood in 2016 - while others will fail. But all are taking a great leap of faith - in their ability as athletes, and also in their adaptability and resilience. A captivating book that crosses boundaries in more ways than one, Jumping at the Chance chronicles the AFL's efforts to draw foreign athletes to Aussie Rules, and tells the colourful stories of these and other young Americans prepared to dream big. 'Jumping at the Chance provides a great insight into what drives individuals to succeed ... a must-read for anyone aspiring to take a chance to fulfil their dreams in life and sport.' -Kevin Sheehan, National and International Talent Manager of the AFL Gil Griffin lives in Playa Del Rey, California, and is a journalist and teacher of English and history. He has written for the LA Times, the Washington Post and the Miami Herald, as well as the AFL's Football Record. Gil fell in love with footy while travelling in Australia, and is an avid Fremantle Dockers supporter. He is a regular contributor to WA Today's footy coverage.
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              ISBN 9781925435115
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              Released NZ 27 Jun 2016
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              On John Marsden: Writers on Writers
               

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              By Pung, Alice

              I keep coming back to John Marsden. What makes him so fascinating to me is that he approaches writing for young adults with a whole philosophy of what it means to be a teenager - a philosophy that's embedded in the two schools he runs, but also in his early experiences with menta...l illness and hospitalisation. His perspective raises interesting questions about YA fiction - how much darkness is allowed, before you are considered a "bad influence"? An original and moving look by award-winning writer Alice Pung at one of her biggest influences - the much-loved and hugely successful writer John Marsden. In the Writers on Writers series, leading authors reflect on an Australian writer who has inspired and fascinated them. Provocative and crisp, these books start a fresh conversation between past and present, shed new light on the craft of writing, and introduce some intriguing and talented authors and their work. Published by Black Inc. in association with the University of Melbourne and State Library Victoria. Alice Pung is an award-winning writer, editor, teacher and lawyer based in Melbourne. She is the bestselling author of Unpolished Gem and Her Father's Daughter and the editor of the anthologies Growing Up Asian in Australia and My First Lesson. Her first novel, Laurinda, won the Ethel Turner Prize at the 2016 NSW Premier's Literary Awards.
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              ISBN 9781925435726
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              Released NZ 2 Oct 2017
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              Arthritis-Proof Your Life: The Secret to Pain-Free Living Without Drugs
               

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              By Schoffro Cook, Michelle

              According to Arthritis Australia, Arthritis is the major cause of disability and chronic pain in Australia, with over 3.8 million Australians affected. This costs our economy 24 billion each year in medical care and indirect costs such as loss of earnings and lost production. As ...our population ages, the number of people with arthritis is growing. Current trends suggest that, by 2050, 7 million Australians will suffer from some form of arthritis. Doctors routinely dispense drugs for pain relief, but the side effects of these drugs can be serious. Arthritis-Proof Your Life shows readers how to address the underlying causes of arthritis, inflammation and the weaknesses in the body that bring about arthritic conditions. Dr. Cook offers a variety of natural therapies that will help sufferers balance body chemistry, overcome food sensitivities, reverse nutritional deficiencies, and heal the infections linked to arthritis. Whether you are coping with the debilitating effects of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, fibromyalgia, or another form of arthritis, Arthritis-Proof Your Life provides all the tools you will need to enjoy pain-free living. Michelle Schoffro Cook, PhD, ROHP, holds advanced degrees in natural health and holistic nutrition and has two decades experience in the field. She has written several books on health and wellness and has been featured in Woman's World, First for Women, The Huffington Post, and more.
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              ISBN 9781925435245
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              Released NZ 19 Sep 2016
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              An Economy is Not a Society: Winners and Losers in the New Australia
               

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              By Glover, Dennis

              In modern Australia, productivity is all that matters, our leaders tell us. Economic growth above all else. But is this really what we, the people, want? Does it make our lives and our communities better? If the high priests of economics want the credit for Australia's econom...ic growth over the last three decades, they must also wear the blame for the social destruction that has accompanied it - the devastation of once prosperous industrial centres and the suburbs they sustained, as factories closed and workers were forced to abandon their trades. The social costs of this 'economic modernisation' have been immense, but today are virtually ignored. The fracturing of communities continues apace. An Economy Is Not a Society is a passionate and personal J'accuse against the people whose abandonment of moral policy making has ripped the guts out of Australia's old industrial communities, robbed the country of manufacturing knowhow, reversed our national ethos of egalitarianism and broken the sense of common purpose that once existed between rulers and ruled. Those in power, Dennis Glover argues, must abandon the idea that a better society is purely about offering individuals more dollars in their pockets. What we desperately need is a conversation about the lives, working conditions, jobs and communities we want for ourselves and our families - and we need to choose a future that is designed to benefit all the Australian people, not just some. Dennis Glover is the son and brother of Dandenong factory workers. He grew up in Doveton before studying at Monash University and King's College, Cambridge, where he was awarded a PhD in history. He has worked for two decades as an academic, newspaper columnist, political adviser and speechwriter to Labor leaders and senior ministers.
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              ISBN 9781925203363
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              Released NZ 1 Aug 2015
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              Generation Less: How Australia is Cheating the Young
               

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              By Rayner, Jennifer

              A country that makes no room for the young is a country that will forfeit a fair future. This must not become Australia. Today's young Australians are the first generation since the Great Depression to be worse off than their parents. And so, just as we have seen the gap betw...een rich and poor widen over recent decades, we're beginning to see young and old pull apart in ways that will wear at our common bonds. It's time to decide what kind of future we want for this country. Will it be one where young Australians enjoy the same opportunities to build stable, secure lives as their parents and grandparents had? And can we do right by the elderly without making second-class citizens of the young. Urgent and convincing, Generation Less investigates the life prospects of young Australians. It looks at their emotional life, their access to credit, education and fulfilling jobs, and considers whether they will ever be able to buy a house. A wake-up call for young and old alike, Generation Less is a smart, funny and ground-breaking blueprint for a fairer future. 'A bold and original work. Jennifer Rayner is one of the most important new voices in Australia today.' -George Megalogenis Jennifer Rayner was born into the aspirational suburbia of the Hawke years, and came of age in the long boom of the Howard era. Her lifetime has tracked alongside the yawning inequalities that have opened up across the Australian community in the past 30 years. She has worked as a federal political adviser, an international youth ambassador in Indonesia and a private sector consultant, and holds a PhD from the Australian National University.
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              ISBN 9781925203868
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              Released NZ 30 Mar 2016
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              My First Lesson: Stories Inspired by Laurinda
               

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              Edited by Pung, Alice

              "The stories in this anthology are special because they capture the school experience with rare authenticity. These are not adults writing about teenagers, but real young adult writers." -Alice Pung Award-winning author Alice Pung has selected 25 diverse stories written by hi...gh school students inspired by her bestselling YA novel, Laurinda. The collection features an impressive range of genres by exciting new voices, exploring themes as varied as intergenerational friendship, cultural identity, bullying and heartbreak. From epiphanies on an African safari to trying to cope with the death of a parent, from a prank gone wrong to finding love in unexpected places, the stories in My First Lesson are vivid and imaginative, funny and surprising, poetic and moving. Alice Pung is the author of Unpolished Gem, Her Father's Daughter and the editor of the anthology Growing Up Asian in Australia. Her first novel, Laurinda, won the Ethel Turner Prize at the 2016 NSW Premier's Literary Awards.
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              ISBN 9781925435252
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              Released NZ 1 Sep 2016
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              Moods: The Peter Moody Saga
               

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              By Thomas, Helen

              The remarkable story of a champion Aussie horseman

              ISBN 9781925435283
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              Released NZ 31 Oct 2016
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              The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors
               

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              By Haskell, David George

              The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with nature's most magnificent networkers - trees. David George Haskell's The Forest Unseen won acclaim for eloquent writing and deep engagement with the natural world. Now he brings his powers of observation ...to the biological networks that surround all species, including humans. Haskell repeatedly visits a dozen trees around the world, exploring the trees' connections with webs of fungi, bacterial communities, cooperative and destructive animals and other plants. An Amazonian ceibo tree reveals the rich ecological turmoil of the tropical forest, along with threats from expanding oil fields. Thousands of miles away, the roots of a balsam fir in Canada survive in poor soil only with the help of fungal partners-in links that are nearly two billion years old. By unearthing charcoal left by Ice Age humans and petrified redwoods in the Rocky Mountains, Haskell shows how the Earth's climate has emerged from exchanges among trees, soil communities and the atmosphere. Now humans have transformed these networks, powering our societies with wood, tending some forests, but destroying others. Through his exploration, Haskell shows that this networked view of life enriches our understanding of biology, human nature and ethics. When we listen to trees, nature's great connectors, we learn how to inhabit the relationships that give life its source, substance and beauty. 'David George Haskell is a wonderful writer and an equally keen observer of the natural world. The Songs of Trees is at once lyrical and informative, filled with beauty and also a sense of loss.' -Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sixth Extinction 'Here is a book to nourish the spirit. The Songs of Trees is a powerful argument against the ways in which humankind has severed the very biological networks that give us our place in the world. Listen as David Haskell takes his stethoscope to the heart of natur
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              ISBN 9781925435610
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              Released NZ 3 Apr 2017
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