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Any Ordinary Day
Any Ordinary Day Leigh Sales
The day that turns a life upside down usually starts like any other, but what happens the day after? Dual Walkley Award-winner Leigh Sales investigates how ordinary people endure the unthinkable.
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How to Make Gravy
How to Make Gravy Paul Kelly
A memoir in a hundred songs – classy storytelling from Australia's most prodigious singer-songwriter.
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The Arsonist
The Arsonist Chloe Hooper
On the day that became known as Black Saturday, one man deliberately lit two fires near the small town of Churchill, Gippsland, then sat on the roof of his house and watched the flames. The Arsonist, by the acclaimed author of The Tall Man, is the story of that man, the fire he lit, and the people who were killed.
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Island Home
Island Home Tim Winton
‘This country leans in on you. Like family. To my way of thinking, it is family.’
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Avalanche
Avalanche Julia Leigh
Avalanche is the book that's finally been written on IVF treatment: a courageous, compelling and ultimately wise account of a profoundly important and widespread experience. At the heart of this work is an exploration of who and how we love. It's a story we can all relate to – about the dreams we have, defeated or otherwise, for ourselves, our loves and relationships.
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Only in New York
Only in New York Lily Brett
Full of wisdom, humour and grace, Only in New York is a human portrait of a city much loved – and of a woman in step with herself.
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The Feel-Good Hit of the Year: A Memoir
The Feel-Good Hit of the Year: A Memoir Liam Pieper
Hilarious, compelling and sometimes heartbreaking, The Feel-Good Hit of the Year is a memoir about family, addiction and learning how to live with yourself, from a sharp and original new Australian voice.
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Grant & I
Grant & I Robert Forster
Grant & I is the story of the friendship and collaboration of Grant McLennan and Robert Forster, who gave Australia The Go-Betweens, one of our best and most influential bands. It was named Book of the Year 2017 by Mojo and Uncut magazines.
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The Bush
The Bush Don Watson
A milestone work of memoir, travel writing and history, The Bush by Don Watson takes us on a profoundly revelatory and entertaining journey through the Australian landscape and character.
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Land's Edge: A Coastal Memoir
Land's Edge: A Coastal Memoir Tim Winton
A celebration of the coastal life and those who surrender themselves to it.
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Stroke of Genius
Stroke of Genius Gideon Haigh
Australia's favourite cricket writer on how one player – and his photograph – changed a sport and a nation.
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The Boy Behind the Curtain
The Boy Behind the Curtain Tim Winton
This highly acclaimed collection of memoirs is Winton’s most intimate and revealing work yet. Along with Island Home and Land’s Edge (both also first published in paperback in 2017), it forms the remarkable culmination of Winton’s autobiographical trilogy, showing our finest novelist also to be one of our finest writers of non-fiction.
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His Stupid Boyhood: A Memoir
His Stupid Boyhood: A Memoir Peter Goldsworthy
Peter Goldsworthy, award-winning author of the much-loved Maestro, explores his influences in this quirky, brilliant, funny childhood memoir.
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The Monk of Mohka
The Monk of Mohka Dave Eggers
From San Francisco to Yemen, the gripping true story of a young American immigrant and his quest to resurrect the ancient art of Yemeni coffee - while escaping a terrifying civil war.
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Mayhem : A Memoir
Mayhem : A Memoir Sigrid Rausing
A searingly powerful memoir about the impact of addiction on a family.
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Estuary: Out From London to the Sea
Estuary: Out From London to the Sea Rachel Lichtenstein
A beautifully evocative social history of the Thames Estuary.
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Anthony Powell
Anthony Powell Hilary Spurling
Captivating, immersive portrait of the acclaimed British novelist and high society wit - from one of our generation's foremost biographers.
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We Were Eight Years In Power
We Were Eight Years In Power Ta-Nehisi Coates
From Obama to Trump, from black lives matter to the rise of the alt-right - THE definitive state-of-the-nation analysis of modern America.
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A Scandal in Bohemia
A Scandal in Bohemia Gideon Haigh
An unsolved murder takes one of Australia’s foremost writers of non-fiction into the 1930s Bohemian demi-monde, exploring the fate of a talented young woman trying to make her way in that artistic, sexualised, ‘liberated’ world.
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The Cost of Living
The Cost of Living Deborah Levy
Dazzling, essential, unlike anything else published today - a memoir on modern womanhood, smashing through social expectations and making the case for thrilling, transformative freedom.
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Diving into Glass
Diving into Glass Caro Llewellyn
A world shattered – a life remade.
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