Jane Carswell began her working life at Pegasus Press shortly after its audacious publication of Janet Frame's novel Owls Do Cry, and years later she went on to write an award-winning memoir called Under the Huang Jiao Tree: Two journey... read more

Talk of Treasure: Words on Writing, Meditation and Life
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 Australian

*The Sunday Times Bestseller*
A hilarious and honest collection of stories, thoughts, and tales of a life in comedy from the presenter of The Last Leg, Adam Hills
Adam Hills is one the UK's best-loved comedians. For thirty years he has been performing stand-up, hosting... read more

Best Foot Forward
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 Biography & Memoir

Awards:2019 ABIA Shortlist, Shortlisted Non-Fiction Prize, Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2019 AU; Winner People's Choice Award, Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2019 AU; Shortlisted Best Non-Fiction, Indie Book Awards 2019 AU; Winner People's Choice Prize - Nib Literary Award 2018 AU; Shortlisted Nib Literary Award 2018 AU

Scorching, self-scouring: a young woman finds her steel and learns to wield it' - Helen Garner'Brutal, brave and utterly compelling...I can't remember a book I devoured with such intensity, nor one that moved me so profoundly' Rebecca Starford, author of Bad Behaviour and co... read more

Eggshell Skull
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 Biography & Memoir

Every day, President Obama received ten thousand letters from constituents. Every night, he read ten of them before going to bed. This is the story of the profound ways in which they shaped his presidency. Every evening for eight years, at his request, President ... read more

To Obama: Diary of a Nation
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 Literary

In 1906, Kathleen O'Connor left conservative Perth, where her famous father's life had ended in tragedy. She had her sights set on a career in thrilling, bohemian Paris. More than a century later, novelist Amanda Curtin faces her own questions, of life and of art, as she em... read more

Kathleen O'Connor of Paris
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 Biography & Memoir

Amal Awad?s life changed when her father was diagnosed with kidney failure. It was a shock to see the impact it had on him, both physically and mentally, and the way the side effects trickled on to those around him. Work had always made him feel whole, and retirement ... read more

Fridays with My Folks
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 Historical

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

WRITTEN IN HISTORY celebrates the great letters of world history, creative culture and personal life. Acclaimed historian Simon Sebag Montefiore selects over one hundred letters from ancient times to the twenty-first century: some are noble and insp... read more

Written in History: Letters That Changed the World
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 Biography & Memoir

The first and much-anticipated monograph by multi-award winning cartoonist and graphic novelist Chris Ware, chronicling his influential quarter-century career. While illustrator Chris Ware s singular body of work is often categorized as comics, his trailblazing work de... read more

Monograph by Chris Ware
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 Australian

Awards:ABIA Shortlisted Biography Book of the Year - 2019

A powerful and moving memoir about how the current system is letting down children and parents, and breaking dedicated teachers. Devastating, heart-breaking, enraging.
 'Gabbie's story needs to be shouted from the rooftops. She very eloquently shows us why and how education ne... read more

Teacher
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 Biography & Memoir

The story of how Abdel Sellou (a charismatic ex-con) came to be the caretaker of Philippe Pozzo di Borgo (a paralyzed French aristocrat) inspired the award-winning French movie Les Intouchables (2012), which became an international phenomenon and broke records as one of the ... read more

The Upside (FTI)
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 Political

Robert Menzies claimed the prime ministership in 1939 and led the nation during the early years of the war, but resigned two years later when he lost the confidence of his party. His political career seemed over, and yet he staged one of the great comebacks to f... read more

Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics
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 Biography & Memoir

'I was born in a hospital in Suva, Fiji. I can't recall ever seeing the building on my trips back to the city, first as a child or later as an adult. I imagine it in shades of blue and brown, the plastic waiting room chairs covered in the fine film of moisture that creeps ... read more

No-Country Woman
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