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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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Stasiland
Stasiland Anna Funder
Anna Funder’s Samuel Johnson Prize-winning Stasiland is an Australian classic, the definitive account of tyranny and resistance in the former East Germany.
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Tries, Lies and Meat Pies
Tries, Lies and Meat Pies Sam Thaiday, James Colley
The autobiography of one of Rugby League's favourite sons.
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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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Finding My Virginity
Finding My Virginity Richard Branson
The follow-up to the 2 million-copy-selling Losing My Virginity, documenting the incredible last twenty years in Sir Richard Branson's life.
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My Story
My Story Julia Gillard
'I was prime minister for three years and three days.Three years and three days of resilience.Three years and three days of changing the nation.Three years and three days for you to judge.'
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The Four
The Four Scott Galloway
Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google are the four most influential companies on the planet. Just about everyone thinks they know how they got there. Just about everyone is wrong.
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Darwin's Armada: How four voyagers to Australasia won the battle for evolution and changed the world
Darwin's Armada: How four voyagers to Australasia won the battle for evolution and changed the world Iain McCalman
How Four Voyages to Australasia Won the Battle for Evolution and Changed the World
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Perfect Stranger: A true story
Perfect Stranger: A true story Kay Schubach
A classy train wreck – a rare insight into what happens when a smart woman falls for a bad man who promises her everything she thought she wanted.
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Left for Dead
Left for Dead Laurence Barlow, Samantha Barlow, Sue Williams
Samantha could have been any woman - her attacker was a junkie after money. Her story touched people everywhere: her resilience, her indomitable spirit and her triumphant return to work after 22 months of rehab is an inspiration to all Australians.
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Rescue at 2100 Hours
Rescue at 2100 Hours Tom Trumble
A World War II story of courage, cruelty, friendship and the extraordinary things ordinary men must do to survive.
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Will to Live
Will to Live Diane Ames, Matthew Ames
Matthew Ames had a one per cent chance of survival after becoming a quadruple amputee. This is the story of his triumphant recovery, and his family's courage in working together to make Matthew's life as normal as possible.
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The Last Showman: The life and times of an Outback tent-boxing legend
The Last Showman: The life and times of an Outback tent-boxing legend Fred Brophy
Fred tells stories of living on the smell of an oily rag, rescuing battlers, and becoming embroiled in some of the most bizarre adventures imaginable. This is one helluva life, full of hardship, hilarity and unexpected turns, including Fred being inducted into the Queensland Boxing Hall of Fame and receiving a Medal of the Order of Australia.
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Choose Your Own Autobiography
Choose Your Own Autobiography Neil Patrick Harris
Choose incorrectly and you'll find misery, heartbreak, and a hideous death by piranhas. All this, plus magic tricks, cocktail recipes, embarrassing pictures from your time as a child actor, and even a closing song. Yes, if you buy one book this year, congratulations on being above the average, and make that book Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography!
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Our Vietnam Nurses
Our Vietnam Nurses Annabelle Brayley
From flying with critically wounded Australian soldiers out of turbulent war zones, to being held at gunpoint, the compassion, courage and grace under fire in Our Vietnam Nurses will inspire and astound.
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Aussie Midwives
Aussie Midwives Fiona McArthur
Funny one minute and heartbreaking the next, Aussie Midwives explores the joys, emotion and drama of childbirth and the lasting effect it has on the people who work in this extraordinary profession.
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A Passionate Life
A Passionate Life Ita Buttrose
The new edition of Ita Buttrose's autobiography, updated and expanded.
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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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John Key: Portrait of a Prime Minister
John Key: Portrait of a Prime Minister John Roughan
An updated in-depth portrait of former New Zealand Prime Minister John Key.
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