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 Biography or Memoir

"My life, as you will read, has taken me from one cult to another. BRAVE is the story of how I fought my way out of these cults and reclaimed my life. I want to help you do the same." -Rose McGowan A revealing memoir and empowering manifesto - A voice for generations Rose McGowan was... read more

Brave

Maud Berridge (1845-1907) was the wife of a Master Mariner, and she travelled with him on at least five occasions (1869, 1880, 1882, 1883, 1886), sailing to Melbourne with emigrants and cargo. The first occasion wa... read more

The Epic Voyages of Maud Berridge: The seafaring diaries of a Victorian lady

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 Biography or Memoir

''A biography of immense power that will restore Deakin to his proper place in the national imagination: the mystic politician who gave us Australia.'' David Marr
This insightful and accessible new biography of Alfred Deakin, Australia''s second prime minis... read more

The Enigmatic Mr Deakin

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 Biography or Memoir

'Have you met Mrs Edith Coleman? If not you must - I am sure you will like her - she's just A1 and a splendid naturalist.'In 1922, a 48-year-old housewife from Blackburn delivered her first paper, on native Australian orchids, to the Field Naturalists Club of Victor... read more

The Wasp and The Orchid

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 Biography or Memoir

"There are three things that have divided this nation right down the centre. Conscription, Whitlam and Lindy Chamberlain." Filled with humour and heartbreak, this stunning new work by award-winning playwright Alana Valentine explores the public's relationship with one of 2... read more

Nophoto

Jacqui Lambie is a senator but not a politician. She's passionate, fiery, forthright and combative - traits that saw her re-elected to the Senate in the 2016 election by her Tasmanian constituents. Her story of serving her country yet having to battl... read more

Rebel With a Cause: Jacqui Lambie Memoir

What if Dorothy Gale wasn't the only person who went to see the Wizard of Oz? MGM's landmark 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz, starring Judy Garland, did not mark the beginning of adventures in Oz. Both before and since, dozens of tales have b... read more

A Brief Guide To OZ: 75 Years Going Over The Rainbow

Elena Ferrante is one of the greatest novelists of our time. Read her novels and don't worry about who she is: you will be entranced by her writing. Fragments is a riveting compilation, over the course of her writing career, of Elena Ferrante's... read more

Frantumaglia: Fragments: on Writing and Reading

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 Biography or Memoir

Reading Level:General Adult

Pamela Paul has kept a single book by her side for twenty-eight years - carried throughout high school and college, hauled from Paris to London to Thailand, from job to job, safely packed away and then carefully removed from a... read more

My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues

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 Biography or Memoir

For readers of social commentary. On Wednesdays this past year the longest serving Labor prime minister - he won four elections between 1983 and 1991 and maintained a 75% approval rating with the Australian people - has welcomed writer Derek Rielly into his home for ani... read more

Wednesdays with Bob

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Like A Streecat Named Bob before it, Finding Gobi is a truly heart-warming story for animal lovers worldwide...
In 2016, Dion Leonard, a seasoned ultramarathon runner, unexpectedl... read more

Finding Gobi - The True Story of a Little Dog with a Lot of Stamina

Selected as a Book of the Year by the New York Times, Times Literary Supplement and The TimesDespite his status as the most despised political figure in history, there have only been four serious biographies of Hitler since the 1930s. Even more surprisingly... read more

Hitler: Volume I: Ascent 1889-1939