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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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Out of the Forest
Out of the Forest Gregory Smith
What makes a man turn his back on society? What makes him return?
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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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Boy
Boy Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl vividly shares his memories; some are funny. Some are painful. Some are unpleasant. All are true.
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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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Fake
Fake Stephanie Wood
A powerful, richly layered investigative story for our times, drawing on the personal stories of the author and other women who have been drawn into relationships based on duplicity and false hope.
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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 Tall Man
The Tall Man Chloe Hooper
The Tall Man is the story of Palm Island, the tropical paradise where one morning Cameron Doomadgee swore at a policeman and forty minutes later lay dead in a watch-house cell.
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Unbreakable
Unbreakable Jelena Dokic, Jess Halloran
The story of Jelena Dokic, in her words
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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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No Spin
No Spin Shane Warne, Mark Nicholas
No Spin is the last word on Shane Warne’s extraordinary cricketing career and his life off the pitch.
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An Angel At My Table
An Angel At My Table Janet Frame
With a heartfelt introduction from Jane Campion. Janet Frame brings the skill of an extraordinary novelist and poet to these vivid and haunting recollections.
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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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