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Exceptionally candid and compelling, A Bigger Picture is the definitive narrative of Malcolm Turnbull’s prime ministership. Turnbull’s life has been filled with colourful characters and controversies, success and failure. 

With revelatory insights on the workings of Canberra and the contentious events of Turnbull’s life, A Bigger Picture explores the strengths and vulnerabilities of one of Australia’s best-known and dynamic business and political leaders. Read an extract below.

A moment’s calm and concentration. There aren’t many in a prime minister’s life and they’re cherished. Thursday 11 May 2017 found me alone in my office quietly reviewing the reception of that year’s budget.