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Dreaming Too Loud
Dreaming Too Loud Geoffrey Robertson
An incisive and witty collection of Geoffrey Robertson's best writing
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A First Place
A First Place David Malouf
A collection of personal essays and writing from David Malouf to celebrate his 80th birthday.
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The Writing Life
The Writing Life David Malouf
Who else, but a writer, is really able to interrogate the work of other writers?
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Worst Words
Worst Words Don Watson
Don Watson - with his trademark wit and wisdom - says enough already! The English language is complex and evolving, and can win minds, hearts and nations. Why don't we try using it?
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The Rise and Fall of Australia
The Rise and Fall of Australia Nick Bryant
A forensic look at the Lucky Country, from the inside and outside.
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The A to Z of Modern Manners
The A to Z of Modern Manners David Meagher
Some clear guidelines to navigate a rapidly changing world.
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The Great Australian Writers' Collection 2013
The Great Australian Writers' Collection 2013 Judy Nunn, Tom Keneally, Paul Ham, Mike Carlton, Richard Flanagan, Nicole Alexander, Susan Duncan, Caroline Overington, Peter FitzSimons
This fine collection of great Australian writers’ includes pieces from Judy Nunn, Tom Keneally, Paul Ham, Peter FitzSimons, Mike Carlton, Richard Flanagan, Nicole Alexander, Susan Duncan and Caroline Overington.
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The Wife Drought
The Wife Drought Annabel Crabb
Why women need wives, and men need lives
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Sick in the Head
Sick in the Head Judd Apatow
Intimate, hilarious conversations with the biggest names in comedy – including Mel Brooks, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Roseanne, Harold Ramis, Louis C.K., Chris Rock, and Lena Dunham.
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The Simple Act of Reading
The Simple Act of Reading Debra Adelaide
For it is in the simple act of reading where the living and the dead, the real and the imagined, meet. It is in the simple act of reading where we exercise those two most sacred of human vocations: compassion and creativity. For as we know, without either of these primes there is no possibility for a humanity present or past worth talking about. Junot Diaz
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An Inconvenient Genocide: Who Now Remembers the Armenians?
An Inconvenient Genocide: Who Now Remembers the Armenians? Geoffrey Robertson
The most controversial issue still arising from the First World War – was there an Armenian Genocide?
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The War on Journalism
The War on Journalism Andrew Fowler
Media Moguls, Whistleblowers and the Price of Freedom
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Being There
Being There David Malouf
Words, music, art and performance. The stuff of a satisfying life.
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Beautiful Failures
Beautiful Failures Lucy Clark
'I want to tell you a story about my daughter, my beautiful failure. Every day of her high school life was a struggle. She woke up in the morning and the thought of going to school was like an enormous mountain to climb.'
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Rosetta
Rosetta Alexandra Joel
The scandalous Australian woman who enchanted British society
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Notes on an Exodus
Notes on an Exodus Richard Flanagan, Ben Quilty
Notes on the exodus of refugees from Syria, by Man Booker Prize winner Richard Flanagan. With illustrations from Archibald Prize winner Ben Quilty.
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Beyond Veiled Clichés
Beyond Veiled Clichés Amal Awad
Amal Awad spoke with women in the Arab world and Arab Australian women to discover what their lives are really like. The breadth, variety and beauty of what she discovered will surprise you.
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No Place to Lay One's Head
No Place to Lay One's Head Francoise Frenkel
An extraordinary story of one woman's attempt to survive the horrors of Vichy France.
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There It Is Again
There It Is Again Don Watson
From birds, to love letters, imagined apologies, mind-numbing management-speak, Oscar Wilde, Anzac Day, strange people and racehorses, in this collection of his writing Don Watson brings his distinctive voice and way of seeing to a host of deserving subjects.
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Patrick White
Patrick White David Marr
Now with a brand new Afterward.
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Talk To The Snail
Talk To The Snail Stephen Clarke
From the bestselling author of A Year in The Merde, the Ten Commandments for Living with the French
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Three Famines
Three Famines Tom Keneally
A standout history told with Tom Keneally panache.
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And What Do You Do, Mr Gable?
And What Do You Do, Mr Gable? Richard Flanagan
The collected short pieces of nonfiction from one of Australia’s pre-eminent novelists.
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