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 Novel

‘A marvellous and compelling book, on a subject of huge importance and scandal’     – Bernard O’Donoghue‘Murmur is a profound meditation on what machine consciousness might mean, the implications of AI, where it will all lead. It’s one ... read more

No algorithm can entertain a proposition as being both true and not true at the same time. This necessary computational allergy to contradiction enabled Alan Turing during his time at Bletchley Park in World War 2 to significantly decrease the time it took to break the German codes (“from a contr... read more

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: 9781909585263
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Murmur
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 Sociology

Awards:Winner Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-Fiction - NSW Premier's Awards 2019 - joint winner Winner, Victorian Prize for Literature, 2018 Winner, Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction, 2018 Winner, ABIA General Non-Fiction Book of the Year, 2018 Winner, Dobbie Literary Award for a first time published author, 2018      

Before she was a trauma cleaner, Sandra Pankhurst was many things: husband and father, drag queen, gender reassignment patient, sex worker, small businesswoman, trophy wife...
But as a little boy, raised in violence and excluded from the family home, she just wanted to belon... read more

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: 9781925498523
: Text Publishing Company
: Text Publishing Company
: 234mm X 153mm
: Australia
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: Sarah Krasnostein
: Paperback
: 1017
: English
: 648.5092
: 261
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The Trauma Cleaner
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 Psychology

Shortlisted for the Butler Literary Award 2018 and The Irish Book Awards Newcomer of the Year 2018
Arnold Thomas Fanning had his first experience of depression during adolescence, following the death of his mother. Some ten years later, an up-and-... read more

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: 9780241982853
: Penguin Ireland (Penguin Books Ltd)
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: Arnold Thomas Fanning
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: 616.85270092
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Mind on Fire - A Memoir of Madness and Recovery
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 Gender

From an award-winning writer whose work bristles with hard-won strength, insight, agility, and love (Maggie Nelson), an exquisite and troubling narrative of masculinity, violence, and society
In this groundbreaking new book, the author, a trans man, tra... read more

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: 9781786890979
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: Thomas Page McBee
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Amateur - A True Story about What Makes a Man
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 Medicine

The heart is at the centre of every life. It is the first major organ to develop and, three billion beats later, it is the last to stop working. The object of fascination for countless scientists and artists across the centuries, the heart is as much a metaphorical as a p... read more

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: 9781786072955
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Oneworld
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: Sandeep Jauhar
: Hardback
: 612.17
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Heart: A Vital History (H/B)
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 Novel

A shocking, hilarious and strangely tender novel about a young woman?s experiment in narcotic hibernation, aided and abetted by one of the worst psychiatrists in the annals of literature. Our narrator has many of the advantages of life, on the surface. Young, thin, pretty,... read more

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: 9781787330412
: penguin random house
: Jonathan Cape
: 222mm X 138mm
: United Kingdom
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: Ottessa Moshfegh
: Paperback
: 1806
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My Year of Rest and Relaxation
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 Novel

"[Murmur will] grip your mind in the very first pages, break your heart halfway through, and in the end, strangely, unexpectedly, restore your faith in human beings and their endless capacity for resilience." --Wellcome Book Prize chair of judges Elif Shafak in the Guardian
"Eaves' playf... read more

No algorithm can entertain a proposition as being both true and not true at the same time. This necessary computational allergy to contradiction enabled Alan Turing during his time at Bletchley Park in World War 2 to significantly decrease the time it took to break the German codes (“from a co... read more

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: 9781786899378
: Canongate Books
: Canongate Books
: .433 Inches X 5.079 Inches X 7.795 Inches
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: Will Eaves
: Paperback
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Murmur
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