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Just So Stories
Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling
Find out why the rhino is so wrinkly and the cat so contrary. Kipling's weird and wacky stories are a must-read for everyone intrigued by the oddities of animals
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Dying for a Chat: Penguin Special
Dying for a Chat: Penguin Special Ranjana Srivastava
Winner of the 2013 Human Rights Literature Award Medical oncologist Ranjana Srivastava contends that our healthcare professionals are ill equipped for frank discussions with patients, leading to misdiagnosis, avoidable medical complications and even death.
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Only the Animals
Only the Animals Ceridwen Dovey
An animal's-eye view of humans at our brutal worst and our creative best, Only the Animals asks us to believe again in the redemptive power of reading and writing fiction.
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Lady Susan
Lady Susan Jane Austen
Glittering with Austen's subversive young imagination, this wicked early novella features a devious, adulterous anti-heroine.
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The Sea Raiders
The Sea Raiders H. G. Wells
Spellbinding short stories of man-eating squid, magicians and monstrous machines, from the father of science fiction.
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Minimum of Two
Minimum of Two Tim Winton
The stories in Tim Winton's inspired Minimum of Two make the ordinary extraordinary.
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Scission
Scission Tim Winton
Scission, Tim Winton's first collection of short fiction, contains spare, jagged stories in which people struggle with change and disintegration.
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The Boat
The Boat Nam Le
In 1979, Nam Le's family left Vietnam for Australia, an experience that inspires the first and last stories in The Boat. In between, however, Le's imagination lays claim to the world.
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The Rip
The Rip Robert Drewe
In this collection of short stories, Robert Drewe applies his forensic powers of observation to the relationships and environments that shape our lives.
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Women of the Outback
Women of the Outback Sue Williams
Drought, flood, harrowing isolation and horrific accidents. . . the Australian outback is no place for a lady. But the women of the Outback are a different breed: tough, resilient and endlessly resourceful.
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All Together Now
All Together Now Monica McInerney
A heartwarming collection of short stories brimming with colour, warmth and humour, from one of Australia's best-loved authors
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Gravel
Gravel Peter Goldsworthy
Eight brilliant stories by a master of the form, author of the classic 'Jesus Wants Me For a Sunbeam' and 'The Kiss'
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Pull the Other One: Ripsnorting Aussie yarns
Pull the Other One: Ripsnorting Aussie yarns R.M. Winn
Ryle Winn is the master of the cock and bull tale, and this is a collection of the funniest yarns he's ever heard. 
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