Six books Scott Morrison should read over the summer holidays (and you might like them too).

After a busy election year, our Prime Minister might be in need of a holiday. To help him make the most of his Christmas break, Grattan Institute has selected six thought-provoking works, guaranteed to entertain and inform. 

Our 2019 recommendations tackle wide-ranging topics, from secret ballots to cities, Tories to the Testaments. Each selection provides inspiration and warning for how to shape Australia’s future. 

So kick back, grab a democracy sausage, and enjoy our six recommendations for 2019:

  • From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage Judith Brett (Text Publishing, 2019)
  • Kindred Kate Legge (Melbourne University Publishing, 2019) 
  • Order without Design Alain Bertaud (MIT Press, 2018) 
  • The strange death of Tory economic thinking Stian Westlake (, 2019)
  • See what you made me do Jess Hill (Black Inc., 2019)
  • The Testaments Margaret Atwood (Vintage, 2019) 

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