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All Our Shimmering Stars by Trent Dalton
On Boxing Day, I finally read the new All Our Shimmering Skies by Brisbane journalist Trent Dalton (who writes for The Australian).   BUY the book

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Cheat the Not So Subtle Art of Conning Your Way to Sporting Glory by Titus OReily
Christmas afternoon I finished reading Cheat: the Not-So-Subtle Art of Conning Your Way to Sporting Glory by Titus O'Reily, AFL satirist and sports historian.   BUY the Book.

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Targeted by Brittany Kaiser
My favourite book of the year so far: Targeted: My Inside Story of Cambridge Analytica and How Trump, BREXIT, and Facebook Broke Democracy by Brittany Kaiser (who you may recognise from the Netflix documentary, The Great Hack) and who runs DATA (Digi...

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The Psychology of Social Media by Ciaran Mc Mahon
One of the newer books I read from the cyberpsychology field I'm getting into is The Psychology of Social Media by Ciaran Mc Mahon, a historian, and philosopher of psychology, whose research interests lie at the intersection of psychology and technol...

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Please Gamble Irresponsibly by Titus OReily
Finished the new Please Gamble Irresponsibly: The Rise, Fall and Rise of Sports Gambling in Australia by Titus O'Reily, AFL satirist and sports historian recently.  Here's a photo from one of my favourite watering holes, Palm Beach in Queensland, A...

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Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton
On Saturday, I devoted the day to reading the extraordinary beautiful and captivating, Boy Swallows Universe, by Brisbane journalist Trent Dalton.   I love when my favourite journalists write books. As this is a novel and I prefer non-fiction, it ...

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The Death of the Gods by Carl Miller
A great read I finally finished a couple of days ago after completing uni for the trimester: Carl Miller's The Death of the Gods: The New Global Power Grab, winner of the 2019 Transmission Prize. This book is a thorough justification for the concer...

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Recover Freedom from our Addictions by Russell Brand
Just finished reading Russell Brand’s latest book: Recover: Freedom from our Addictions, which is an honest account of how the 12-step programme helped Russell from a collection of addictions. If the 12-step programme has seemed arcane, religio...

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The People vs Tech How the Internet is Killing Democracy by Jamie Bartlett
The People vs Tech: How the Internet is Killing Democracy (and how we save it), is a great book I recently finished reading from one of my fave tech authors, Jamie Bartlett, who is also the Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at U...

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Generation Me by Jean M. Twenge
Great book I finished reading recently Generation Me: Why Today's Young Americans are more Confident, Assertive, Entitled - and more Miserable than ever before by Jean M. Twenge, who has a PhD in personality psychology. Here's a photo from one of my ...

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