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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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Beneath Hill 60
Beneath Hill 60 Will Davies
The extraordinary little-known true story of the cat-and-mouse war waged beneath the trenches of the Western Front and the subject of a powerful new film.
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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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The Hero Maker: A Biography of Paul Brickhill
The Hero Maker: A Biography of Paul Brickhill Stephen Dando-Collins
The Dam Busters, The Great Escape and Reach for the Sky were all written by Paul Brickhill, an Australian hero of WWII. 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of his birth and the 25th anniversary of his death.
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A Deadly Secret
A Deadly Secret Matt Birkbeck
The recent arrest in New Orleans and the HBO documentaryThe Jinx - scheduled to air on Fox in Australia in May - have put Robert Durst back in the headlines. Here, from the first reporter to access Durst’s NYPD files, is the authoritative account of a decades-long criminal odyssey—the very book found in Durst’s own apartment when it was searched by police.
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Beauty in Thorns
Beauty in Thorns Kate Forsyth
A reimagining of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ set amongst the passions and tragedies of the Pre-Raphaelite circle of artists and poets.
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Mr Showbiz
Mr Showbiz Stephen Dando-Collins
Australian entrepreneur, Robert Stigwood was the first media mogul in Britain to be dubbed 'Mr Showbiz". After an extraordinarily large life he died 4 January 2016. This is his story – warts and all.
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The Mountain
The Mountain Drusilla Modjeska
'A novel as intricate and powerful as the bark-cloth paintings at its heart' -- Anna Funder
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El Sicario
El Sicario Charles Bowden, Molly Molloy
Now an Oscar-contender film featuring Emily Blunt and Benicio del Toro. I'm going to tell you about 20 years of my life dedicated to serving the cartel. Serving them with these hands. Torturing people. And killing.
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The Longing
The Longing Candice Bruce
One of the most extraordinary novels to come out of Australia in recent years. Norman Swan, Late Night Live
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Joy Hester
Joy Hester Janine Burke
A vivid and fascinating biography of artist Joy Hester.
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A Small Unsigned Painting
A Small Unsigned Painting Stephen Scheding
A lost artist . . . an obsessed collector . . . a true-life detective story set in the Australian art world, involving one of our most famous painters, Lloyd Rees.
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