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Aiming for the Skies

Fay Marles made history when she became the first woman Chancellor of the University of Melbourne in February 2001, but firsts were not unusual for her: she had already served as Victoria's first Equal Opportunity Commissioner. She was later to

Marles, Fay
$45.00

Albanese: Telling It Straight
400

The moving personal story behind the very public political face of Labor's Anthony Albanese, written with the cooperation of Albo. As much a window on the recent turbulent years of politics u from the man who was often in the middle of the r

Middleton, Karen
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Alias Blind Larry

Wills, Rob
$39.95

All Along the Watchtower

Michael's long-awaited memoir has activists and historians waiting with bated breath. Moratorium bad boy, and partner-in-Crime with Albert Langer, Michael tells of things many will prefer to have been left unrecorded. Timed to co-incide with th

Hyde, Michael
$32.95

All for My Children

In May 2015, Sally Faulkner hugged her children as they left for a three-week holiday to Beirut with their father, Ali Elamine. Though Sally and Ali were separated, custody of two-year-old Noah and four-year-old Lahela had never been an issue.

Faulkner, Sally
$35.00

All Good Things
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 320

Sumptuous sunsets. Palm-fringed private beach. Lagoon on our doorstep. Sweet papaya by the bagful. Vanilla beans bundled up by lush and fragrant firesticks. I know, I know. Paradise... For many women, the prospect

Turnbull, Sarah
$30.00

All Is Given: A Memoir in Songs
272

"In All Is Given, Linda Neil tells stories of travel u literal and figurative u that traverse the globe and the self, evoking lyrically the textures of place. With an eye and ear for the small details that capture a moment, she moves from Ka

Neil, Linda
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All My Januaries: Pleasures of Life and Other Essays
illustrations 272

'This island, this solitude, this rainy day, this stack of blank paper, I shall transform you, by these sorceries I have learned, into the stuff of friendship.' Barbara Blackman has been a muse and an iconic Australian arts ide

Blackman, Barbara
$29.95

All This in 60 Minutes
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 400

For more than thirty years Nicholas Lee worked as a cameraman on 60 Minutes, Australia's most-respected and most-watched current affairs program, alongside Ray Martin, George Negus, Ian Leslie, Richard Carleton, Mike M

Lee, Nicholas
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Amazing Mrs Livesey
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 320

Ethel Livesey was quite a gal...An attractive young woman from a respectable middle-class family in Manchester, she had over 40 aliases, eight official marriages, four children and five divorces. Her story stretches fr

Nicholls, Freda Marnie
$30.00

Anti-Cool Girl
210(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 320

A dark, funny and subversive memoir about surviving the very worst that life can throw at you, Rosie Waterland's story of her coming of age is a blackly comic Australian memoir for our times and a clarion call for all

Waterland, Rosie
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April Fool's Day

Courtenay, Bryce
$40.00

Arthur Fadden

Arklay, Tracey
$39.95

Australian Midwives

Like Beth McCrae's bestselling Outback Midwife, these real-life stories come from Australian midwives working in the outback, where they share their experiences of that most commonplace but miraculous event, the birth of a child. Sweet, funny a

Heelan, Paula
$30.00

Australian Voices
384

Australian Voices presents a broad social history of colonial, predominantly European, Australian life, focusing on the ordinary and the everyday, through the words of Australians of the time and a handful of visitors. This atmospheric antho

Klepac, A; Thompson, J
$49.95

Avalanche
144

At the age of 38 acclaimed novelist Julia Leigh made her first visit to the IVF clinic, full of hope. So started a long and costly journey of nightly injections, blood tests, surgeries and rituals. Writing in the immediate aftermath of her d

Leigh, Julia
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Banjo
296

A timely re-examination of the life of Australia's best-loved poet and storyteller - the man whose works captured the essence of the Australian spirit.

Terry, Paul
$30.00

Bert
384

'Personally, he is a fine man. Professionally, he is one of the best television performers I've ever seen.' Bob Hope on Bert Newton. The millions of Australians who have watched Bert over the years would whole-heartedly agree. TV and radio h

Blundell, Graeme
$45.00

Big Blue Sky
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 456

Peter Garrett's life has been fully and passionately lived. From his idyllic childhood growing up in the northern suburbs of Sydney, to an early interest in equality and justice; from the height of 1960s culture shock

Garrett, Peter
$33.00

Bird on My Shoulder
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 320

Over a decade ago, award-winning journalist Lucy Palmer's beloved husband Julian died of cancer, leaving her alone to manage a farm south of Sydney and to raise their three young children. This moving and beautifully w

Palmer, Lucy
$30.00

Births, Deaths and Marriages
Paperback

It wasn't until years later that I realized the obvious - the difference between us and the mythical normal family I was certain existed, was in fact the fictional? There is always so much more and it swims, shimmering beneath the sur

Blain, Georgia
$24.95

Black Swan
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 256

'It's bad luck to catch a black swan'. As one of eleven children, with loving parents, Eileen Harrison feels secure growing up at the Lake Tyers Aboriginal Mission Station in the 1950s. Chosen as the ideal family to te

Harrison, Eileen, Landon, Carolyn
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Blonde Ambition: Roxy Jacenko's Untold Story

Roxy Jacenko has been Sydney's publicity queen ever since she started Sweaty Betty PR at the age of 24, and her ambition, grit and relentless drive has taken her to dizzying heights. Now her empire runs 24/7, and she documents every moment of h

Saville, Margot, Spring, Alexandra
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Bloodhound: Searching for My Father
288

I looked up the name in the phone book and rang the number. I tried to imagine the conversation that might ensue. 'Hello? I was wondering if you're the man who was recently at an auction and asked a woman named Bernadette if I was married

Koval, Ramona
$24.00

Blue Ribbons Bitter Bread

De, Vries Susannah
$34.95

Bold
colour illustrations 276

More than 50 older LGBTI people share their stories and images - of first love and family, of struggle and defiance and resistance and pride. They include prominent Australian activists including Bob Brown, Sally Goldner

Hardy, David (Consultant Neurosurgeon, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK Kyle Shellfish and Diving Services Kyle Shellfish and Diving Services Consultant Neurosurgeon, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK Kyle Shellfish and Diving Services)
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Book that Made Me
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm)

Various
$20.00

Born or Bred?
col. Illustrations, map 272

Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 37 during the Port Arthur massacre in Tasmania in 1996, a crime for which he is serving 35 life sentences in Hobart. The authors have gained access to tapes made following

Wainwright, Robert, Totaro, Paola
$35.00

Born to Rule
320

Turnbull's privileged existence, helped by marrying into one of Sydney's most storied families, obscures a tough childhood and precocious talent. Left or right? Many Liberals believe Turnbull admirer of Jack Lang, mentored by Neville Wran, f

Manning, Paddy
$45.00

Bouncer
256

An unlikely candidate for the crowd control industry, Heath Lander recounts his journey from a hippy upbringing into the gritty and dangerous world of nightclub bouncing. As a university student, he takes up Kung Fu, a decision that gives h

Lander, Heath
$25.00

Broomstick

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Kramer, Leonie
$39.95

By Your Side: A True Story of Courage, Love and Loss
320

'I'll be waiting for you, and when we beat this thing we are going to celebrate.' At 15 Cass Nascimento was so beautiful she left boys tongue-tied. But her beauty was more than skin-deep: she was a sunny, generous, kind force of nature. When

Carrasco, Jason
$35.00

Call Me Cruel
296

In the four months of their affair, Kylie Labouchardiere and Paul Wilkinson exchanged over 20,000 text messages. She was a trainee nurse; he worked in the New South Wales Police Force. Although Wilkinson eventually killed his lover to save h

Duffy, Michael
$30.00

Calving Straps and Zombie Cats
288

The hilarious true adventures of two young vets dealing with all creatures (and humans!) great and small in country Australia. Best mates and vets Ant and James are a bit older and wiser now, and have taken the big step of going into practic

Bennett, Anthony, Carroll, James
$33.00

Can My Pony Come Too?
colour illustrations 386

'It's always hot in Australia. And you can ride your horses to school and tie them up under a gumtree,' my mother told us with a knowing smile, as we stared at her in awe. Gathered on a cold, misty morning in their Georg

Peterswald, Rosemary Esmonde
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Case for Ghosts

Montgomery, J G
$27.50

Charles Bean
544

Part biography, part investigation, this is a long overdue reassessment of the iconic Australian war correspondent. Charles Bean's wartime reports and photographs mythologised the Australian soldier and helped spawn the notion that the Anzac

Coulthart, Ross
$23.00

Charles Court : I Love This Place
490

Charles Court - I Love This Place is an in depth look at the life and career of one of Western Australia's most successful premiers. This is the story of Sir Charles Court and the progressive and sometimes divisive decisions made during his

Jamieson, Ronda, Blainey, Geoffrey
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Chopper 1 - From the Inside

"Apart from Irish whiskey, good cigars, Pontiac motor cars, and a pistol grip baby .410 shotgun with solid load shells, what I love the most is kidnapping smartarse gangsters and taking their money. To the human filth I have bashed, belted, iro

Read, Mark Brandon
$15.00

Come home you little bastards
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm)

Born in inner-Sydney to an alcoholic mother and an absent father, Carl Beauchamp and his brother Neville ran wild until they were taken into care. That care turned out

Beauchamp, Carl
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Compassionate Bastard
300

In this memoir of his time in the Department of Immigration, Peter Mitchell takes us from his early stint chasing down visa overstayers through to his time as manager of the infamous Villawood detention centre, laying bare the sometimes bewi

Mitchell, Peter
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Cook's Life Free with Cook's Table
368

When Stephanie Alexander, AO, opened Stephanie's Restaurant in 1976, it quickly became part of Melbourne food folklore, permanently raising the bar for restaurant dining in Australia. As a restaurateur, Stephanie championed small, local supp

Alexander, Stephanie
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Country Wife
336

When she is five, Anne Gorman's family disintegrates. After thirteen pregnancies and the death of two children, her devout Catholic mother has a breakdown and Anne and her sisters are placed in a convent. Struggling to survive a childhoo

Gorman, Anne
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Craft for a Dry Lake
272

Winner of the 2001 NSW Premier's Literary Awards Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-fiction,The 2000 Age Book of the Year award for Non-fiction, The 2001 Nita Kibble awards Dobbie Prize for Best First Book. In the tradition of Dursilla Modjeska'

Mahood, Kim
$27.00

Curfew's Children

Okai-Davies, Kabu
$24.95

Cynthia Nolan
176

This biography studies the making of writer and artist's wife Cynthia Nolan, born Violet Cynthia Reed. She was almost forty when she married Sidney Nolan and consigned her past to obscurity. It tracks this brave, elusive figure through histo

McGuire, M. E.
$30.00

DAAS: Their Part in My Downfall
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 300

The inside story of The Doug Anthony All Stars then and now. The no-holds-barred true story behind how the bad boys of Australian comedy reunited - weaker, sicker, funnier, older...but not wiser. Under the guise of his

Livingston, Paul
$30.00

Dark Side of the Mind

O'Brien, Frances
$24.95

Daughter of the Territory
464

Daughter of the Territory is the amazing life story of Jacqueline Hammar. Born in Darwin in 1929, Jacqueline's childhood was spent in a succession of bush towns before she was sent to school in Darwin. With the outbreak of World War Two, she

Hammar, Jacqueline
$23.00

Desert Vet
1 x 16pp colour photos 248

When Sydney-born vet Alex Tinson was literally plucked from the Australian outback to become chief vet in charge of the United Arab Emirates President's racing camels, he was given one mission: to make the President's

Tinson, Alex, Hardaker, David
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Diamonds and Dust
Paperback 304

McCorry, Sheryl
$25.00

Diaries of Frank Hurley 1912-1941
1, black & white illustrations 302

This is the first illustrated edition of the diaries kept by Australian-born photographer and film maker Frank Hurley about his work on the Mawson and Shackleton Antarctic Expeditions, his two expeditions to Pa

Hurley, Frank, Dixon, Robert, Lee, Christopher
$55.00

Dinner with Edward
224

Vincent, Isabel
$20.00

Dr James Wright
300

Dr Wright became well-known across Australia with his many appearances on The Mike Walsh Show in the 1970s and 1980s, and became Australia's favourite TV doctor and medical advice columnist. He was also a pioneer in senior care, and owns and

Wright, Dr James
$35.00

Dying: A Memoir
160

"Cory Taylor is one of Australia's celebrated novelists, the author of the brilliant Me and Mr Booker (winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize, Pacific region), and My Beautiful Enemy (shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award). At the age o

Taylor, Cory
$25.00

Dymphna

Dymphna Lodewyckz was a brilliant linguist who easily won prizes and scholarships but cannot be said to have pursued a career; instead, she married Manning Clark, who earned great fame as an Australian historian. Occasional translations and cla

Armstrong, Judith
$39.95

Elyne Mitchell : A Daughter Remembers

In 1958, Elyne Mitchell's The Silver Brumby was published to acclaim and quickly became a much-loved classic of Australian children's literature. Now, for the centenary of Elyne's birth, her daughter Honor Auchinleck tells the story of the exce

Auchinleck, Honor
$33.00

Eugenia Falleni

Tedeschi, Mark
$30.00

Evatt
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 464

John Murphy's Evatt: A life is a biography of Australian parliamentarian and jurist HV Evatt. Remembered as the first foreign minister to argue for an independent Australian policy in the 1940s and for his central role

Murphy, John
$50.00

Evidence of Nostalgia & Other Stories

Okai-Davies, Kabu
$24.95

Fair Game

Bird, Carmel
$10.00

Family File
Paperback 304

In early 1965 at age thirteen, Mark Aarons came under the 'adverse notice' of ASIO, which opened volume one of his nine-volume security file. Mark was following in the footsteps of his father, Laurie Aarons, whose 85-volume file co

Aarons, Mark
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Family Law
240

Meet the Law family - eccentric, endearing and hard to resist. Your guide: Benjamin, the third of five children and a born humorist. Join him as he tries to answer some puzzling questions: Why won't his Chinese dad wear made-in-China underpa

Law, Benjamin
$22.95

Farewell to the Father
233(Ht mm) 154(Wdt mm)

Tim Elliott had an upper middle-class upbringing on Sydney's North Shore in the 1970s. He had a stay-at-home mother, a professional father, three siblings, a private school education and endless opportunities to do what h

Elliott, Tim
$35.00

Finding a Way
296

Blind from birth, Graeme Innes was blessed. Blessed because he had a family who refused to view his blindness as a handicap and who instilled in him a belief in his own abilities. Blessed because he had the determination to persevere when ob

Innes, Graeme
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First Things First
320

I've always said I will write anywhere. You could throw me into prison, cut off my arms and legs and you will find me in the morning with a pen in my mouth writing on the floor. Collected here for the first time are selected letters from th

Bacchus, Ruth, Hill, Barbara
$29.95

For Love of Country
416

An impeccably researched family history from the award-winning author of Billy Young. At the close of the First World War, and after surviving a gas attack on the Western Front, Captain Walter Eddison moved his family from war-ravaged Britai

Hill, Anthony
$35.00

Four Seasons with a Grumpy Goat
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 288

A tree change is about finding a simpler life, right? And that's what Carol Altmann and her partner were seeking when they moved to a hobby farm in Tasmania. But things go wrong in a surprising number of ways as they t

Altman, Carol
$30.00

Freeing Peter
288

"Freeing Peter tells the extraordinary true story of how an ordinary Australian family took on the Egyptian government to get Peter Greste out of prison. What would you do if a loved one were to suddenly find themselves in the most impossibl

Greste, Juris, Greste, Lois
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Georgiana Molloy Portrait with Background
218 x 150mm. 352

Hasluck, Alexandra
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Georgiana Molloy: The Mind That Shines
233(Ht mm) 154(Wdt mm)

In 1829, estranged from her family and living in an isolated Scottish village, Georgiana Kennedy makes a sudden decision to marry Captain John Molloy of the Rifle Brigade - a handsome hero with a mysterious past. Together

Barry, Bernice
$40.00

Girl Who Climbed Everest
288

"'I believe that nothing is impossible if you dare to dream, plan and take action. I'm an ordinary girl who simply refused to give up on a dream, and that's all it takes to succeed in life.' Alyssa Azar is unstoppable. When she was just eig

Williams, Sue
$33.00

Gold Rush
264

"Jim Richards has done it all: dived for diamonds in the piranha-infested rivers of South America; discovered a fabulously rich goldmine in the Australian outback; got caught up in the world's biggest mining scam in Indonesia; and even star

Richards, Jim, BEng, MSc, PhD, Professor
$33.00

Good Cop
233(Ht mm) 154(Wdt mm) 1

This amazing story - part biography, part true-crime, part thriller - is Ron Iddles' story as told to investigative reporter and author Justine Ford in emotive, homespun and hard-hitting prose. It tells the inspiring sto

Ford, Justine
$35.00

Good Muslim Boy
Black and white text with picture section 320

Good Muslim Boy is Osamah Sami?s true depiction of his life as a young Muslim man. From his early life with his family in Iran during the Iran/Iraq war, to their migration to Australia, his tale is i

Sami, Osamah
$33.00

Goodbye Shanghai
219

During the first seventeen years of his life, spent in Shanghai, Sam experienced wars, changing regimes, different currencies and a variety of schools that reflected the evolving political landscape. In a world obsessed with conflicting nati

Moshinsky, Sam
$39.95

Growing Up Cafe

Stamatellis, Phillip
$10.00

Hands Across the Water
colour 240

Peter Baines started out as a police officer in the mean streets of Cabramatta in the early nineties. Becoming a specialist in crime scene forensic investigations he was called upon to bring his skills to the Bali bombings in 2002. Bu

Baines, Peter
$35.00

Hate Race
272

'Against anything I had ever been told was possible, I was turning white. On the surface of my skin, a miracle was quietly brewing ...' Suburban Australia. Sweltering heat. Three bedroom blonde-brick. Family of five. Beat-up Ford Falcon. Veg

Clarke, Maxine Beneba
$30.00

Heartlines
320

"This is what happened the year I met my other mother. In 1965, Robin, unmarried and pregnant, comes to Melbourne to give birth and give her baby up for adoption, then returns to Perth to resume her life having never seen her baby. A

McFarlane, Susannah, Leuba, Robin
$35.00

Hegel's Owl
424

'An elegant and powerful study, finely crafted - fully worthy of its subject.' Peter Beilharz, Curtin University, Perth Bernard Smith began life as a ward of the State; he would go on to become the father of Australian art history. In 2008 S

Palmer, Sheridan
$40.00

Holding The Man Popular Penguins
poppenguin 300

The mid-seventies: at an all-boys Catholic school in Melbourne, Timothy Conigrave falls wildly and sweetly in love with the captain of the football team. So begins a relationship that weathers disapproval, separation and, ultimate

Conigrave Timothy
$13.00

Hospital by the River
233(Ht mm) 154(Wdt mm)

Gynaecologists Catherine and Reg Hamlin left Australia in 1959 on a short contract to establish a midwifery school in Ethiopia. Almost 50 years later, Catherine is still there, running one of the most outstanding medical

Hamlin, Catherine, Little, John
$33.00

House of Fiction : Leonard, Susan and Elizabeth Jolley ( a memoir) The
322

Susan Swingler is the step-daughter of one of Australia's most revered writers - Elizabeth Jolley. Abandoned by her father Leonard at the age of four, Susan had no contact with the Jolley family until they found and reclaimed her at

Leonard Susan, Jolley Elizabeth
$24.95

House That Jack Built
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 376

This is the story of how an ordinary bloke from the bush became the key figure in a movement that would change the shape of our cities and bring about lasting political and legal reform. This is the story of the house

Colman, James
$50.00

How I Met Your Father
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 320

Born in London to an Australian mother and West Indian father, Aminah Hart was brought up in Melbourne by her gutsy single mum, Helen, and devoted grandparents. Despite their loving embrace, she grew into a rebellious

Hart, Aminah
$33.00

How Now Brown Frau?
256

In There's a Bear in There Merridy won our hearts with her all-too-true story of the ex-Playschool presenter's eye-opening experience as a receptionist in a Sydney brothel. Then in Ridiculous Expectations she made us cringe with delight as t

Merridy, Eastman
$28.00

Hustling Hinkler
352

Part adventure, part mystery and part tragedy, this fascinating chronicle reveals the many facets of Herbert John Louis Hinkler's remarkable life. Born in Bundaberg, Queensland, on 8 December 1892, Bert was a working-class lad, the son of an

Dymock and D.R
$35.00

Ian Frazer
248

Award-winning journalist Madonna King peels back many layers of this extraordinary life. Tells of ongoing struggle for funding cancer research, herculean international legal battle waged to win patent, devastating loss of friend &co-research

King Madonna
$29.95

In My Mother's Hands
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 280

Poignant and moving memoir of Elizabeth Ward, known to one and all as Biff, who grew up in the 1950s in a household that tiptoed around her mother's demons and her father's fame. There are secrets in this family. Befor

Ward, Biff
$30.00

In Sickness, in Health ... and in Jail
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 304

'So why did you marry Dad?. my daughter asked. 'Well, over time I got to know him and he made me laugh, and ...and I knew deep down that, that ...even though we were really different ...he was a good person.' Without s

Jacob, Melissa
$30.00

Inconvenient Child
Paperback 416

It is 1948, Sydney. Pretty, blonde Grace discovers she is pregnant to a black merchant marine who has sailed back to America. The White Australia Policy is in place and society's judgement matters; so what will Grace do with this b

Killens,Sharyn and Lewis,Lindsay
$24.95

Inside Out
210(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 224

When Greg Fisher was a child his mother said he'd either be very successful or end up in jail. After a comfortable upbringing in Sydney's eastern suburbs, Greg Fisher did what he thought a good Jewish boy should do. He

Fisher, Greg
$30.00

Inspiring Australian Women

The life journey undertaken by each of these Australian women is as inspiring and fascinating as it was challenging for me to keep pace with. I can but hope that my words have done them justice. But at least if a picture can paint a thousand wo

Spurling, Kathryn
$49.95

Is This My Beautiful Life?
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 248

The fairytale I had dreamt up saw me still blazing ahead with my career, sharing the cooking and cleaning duties with my husband and having neat, tidy and well- behaved children who had beautifully brushed hair. But th

Rowe, Jessica
$23.00

Jim Plim Ambassador Extraordinary
black & white illustrations 406

"There never was a greater Australian diplomat than Sir James Plimsoll." -- Alexander Downer, AC "You're mad to move Plimsoll. He's got contacts here and great influence." -- Henry Kissinger to Lance Barnard, Depu

Hearder, Jeremy
$39.95

Journey of a Thousand Storms
272

In Journey of a Thousand Storms Dr Kooshyar Karimi, author of Leila's Secret, tells his gripping personal story of surviving prison in Iran and life as a refugee before finding success in Australia. Kooshyar Karimi had two careers in Iran, o

Karimi, Kooshyar
$35.00

Kerry Packer: Tall Tales and True Stories

Kerry Packer was instrumental in shaping Australia's media landscape and culture. For 30 years he controlled television's perennial ratings leader Channel Nine, and a large percentage of the nation's most influential magazines. So much of what

Stahl, Michael
$26.95

Kidnapped: The Crime that Shocked the Nation

Mark Tedeschi
$23.00

Kings in Grass Castles
Vintage Classic

'...far better than any novel; an incomparable record of a great family and of a series of great actions'. ("The Bulletin"). When Patrick Durack left Western Ireland for Australia in 1853, he was to found a pioneering dynasty an

Durack, Mary
$20.00

Kultitja
black & white illustrations 182

The tin can school of a remote Aboriginal community in outback Central Australia; the earthy, stoic people of the desert; a young, bold adventurous woman from the south set free amidst it all. What could possibly

Wells, Linda
$27.50

Kundus, Cannibals and Cargo Cults

The horse reared again, I hung on as a mission boi grabbed the reins and started to calm him. Kabuna, the horse, snorting and quivering began to calm down as the pig dashed back into the bush. The women decided that I really was a woman and so

Chalmers, Gloria
$24.95

Last Crocodile Hunter
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 394

Irwin, Robert E., French, Amanda
$33.00

Letter to My Teenage Self
256

Halphen, Grace
$20.00

Letters to My Daughter
320

"Robert Menzies remains a towering figure in our political and cultural history. This collection of letters written to his only daughter, Heather, is brimful of warmth, love and humour, and provides a fascinating insight into one of our most

Henderson, Robert Menzies and Heather
$25.00

Letters to My Daughter
384

As Australia's longest-serving Prime Minister and the founder of the Liberal Party, Sir Robert Menzies is a towering figure in our political and cultural history. Letters to My Daughter is a collection of letters written by Menzies to his on

Menzies, Sir Robert, Henderson, Heather
$40.00

Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt
312

This is the story of Dame Lena Gaunt: musician, octogenarian, junkie.

Lena is Music's Most Modern Musician; the first theremin player of the twentieth century.

From the obscurity of a Perth boarding school to a glittering ca

Farr Tracy
$27.00

Life as I Know it

In Life As I Know It, Michelle Payne tells her deeply moving story. It will lift your spirits, stir your heart and give you courage. Michelle was six months old, the youngest of eleven children, when the family was hit with the tragic death of

Payne, Michelle, Harms, John
$33.00

Life Without Limits
256

Life Without Limits is the story of gutsy Nick Vujicic, an amazing 28-year-old Aussie born without arms or legs who is now an internationally successful inspirational speaker. Packed full of wisdom, testimonials of his faith and laugh-out-lo

Vujicic, Nick
$25.00

Living Legends
320

Meet fourteen remarkable Australian (and one Kiwi!) jacks and jills of all trades with a wealth of experiences from the good old days to modern times. Hailing from all walks of life, they share their memories with renowned yarn spinner Sandy

Thorne, Sandy
$30.00

Lost in the Mists
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Leslie Russell Blake served on Mawson's 1911--14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition as a cartographer and geologist. His brilliant surveying and mapping produced an accurate topographic map of Macquarie Island, an outstanding achievement d

Dartnall, Herbert J. G.
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Love Your Sister
416

Born a year apart, Connie and Samuel Johnson have always been close. Faced with the devastating news that they would soon be separated forever, they made a decision. After already surviving cancer twice in her young life, at 33 Connie was d

Johnson, Samuel, Johnson, Connie
$20.00

Love, Sweat and Tears
336

The inspirational true story of a remarkable young woman who overcame an underprivileged childhood, personal tragedy and depression to work as a stunt woman and then as one of the most successful animal trainers in Australia, if not the worl

Bullen, Zelie, Nicholls, Freda Marnie
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Love, Sweat and Tears
336

'All of the love that you put into your animals has come out on screen, on my screen and it will be there forever.' - Steven Spielberg. The inspirational true story of a remarkable young woman who overcame an unconventional childhood, person

Bullen, Zelie, Nicholls, Freda Marnie
$23.00

Mailman Of The Birdsville Track
336

The Birdsville Track is one of the best-known - and loneliest - tracks in Australia, and for twenty years Tom was the mailman, battling the searing heat, floods and mechanical breakdowns. He made the run every fortnight and was a lifeline to

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Making Headlines

As editor-in-chief of The Australian Chris Mitchell ran the largest stable of journalists with the largest editorial budget in the country for over a dozen years. In this humorous and revealing book he gives first hand details about the quirks

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Man in a Grey Suit
320

I caught a wave and paddled back out. I was just inside the crowd when I ducked a small wave and it left white water boiling around me. A lump of swell came from the north. It reared as it approached the sand bank. I changed direction, and p

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Man Who Saved Smithy
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 400

Patrick Gordon 'Bill' Taylor was a pioneer of Australian aviation. As a fighter pilot during the First World War, he was awarded the Military Cross and discovered a life-long passion for flight and air navigation. Retu

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Manning Clark
225(Ht mm) 146(Wdt mm) 576

More than a decade in the writing, this is the authorised biography of Australia's most controversial historian now available in paperback.

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Mannix
464

"Daniel Mannix, Archbishop of Melbourne from 1917 until his death, aged ninety-nine, in 1963, was a towering figure in Melbourne's Catholic community. But his political interventions had a profound effect on the wider Australian nation too.

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Margaret & Gough
352

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Margaret Olley: Far From a Still Life - Revised
illustrations 656

Margaret Olley is arguably Australia's most loved artist. She's also one of the country's most generous benefactors to public art galleries. This intimate biography begins in the 1920s in the green, tropical wet of Tully, North

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Mary Mckillop
photos 280

The name of Mary MacKillop, founder of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart, and now Saint Mary MacKillop, is well known to thousands of Australians. Less is known about the actual life and character of Mary itself. In this bo

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Mawson
320

Douglas Mawson, born in 1882 and knighted in 1914, was Australia's greatest Antarctic explorer. On 2 December 1911, he led an expedition from Hobart to explore the virgin frozen coastline below, 2000 miles of which had never felt the tread

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Max Oldfield: The Story of His Ride

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May Gibbs: More than a Fairy Tale
248

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Me of the Never Never
352

Fiona O'Loughlin is one of the busiest busiest working mothers in Australia today: a stand-up comedian based in Alice Springs and Adelaide, she is on the road for most of the year, doing live performances, plus regular television appearances

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Modern Love
Colour illustrations throughout 304

Much has been written about the lives and art of Heide, but finally the remaining members of the inner circle have entrusted the truth to be told through this intimate biography of John and Sunday Reed. Equal

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Moods: The Peter Moody Saga
320

"How many racehorse trainers are household names? There's Bart of course; the Master. And First Lady Gai. And then there's Moody. Peter Moody. Respected news journalist, broadcaster and veteran racing writer Helen Thomas travelled far and wi

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More Cloak Than Dagger
More Cloak than Dagger: One Woman?s Career in Secret Intelligence is the remarkable autobiography of Molly J. Sasson who, during her long and eventful career, worked with secret intelligence organisations in three countries ? Britain, the Netherlands
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Mother's Story
432

An updated edition of the profoundly moving and inspiring memoir from Australia's domestic violence crusader, Rosie Batty. Rosie Batty knows pain no woman should have to suffer. Her son was killed by his father in a violent incident in Febr

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Mother's Story
336

A profoundly moving and inspiring memoir from Australia's domestic violence crusader, Rosie Batty. Rosie Batty knows pain no woman should have to suffer. Her son was killed by his father in a violent incident in February 2014, a horrendous e

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MP: The Life Of Michael Peterson
Paperback , 197 x 130mm. 240

Covers everything from Peterson's early life with an abusive stepfather, to his celebrated victories in numerous surfing competitions, to his descent into the drug scene, his imprisonment and subsequent institutionli

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My Blood's Country
216(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 240

From the author of the acclaimed narrative memoir, That Oceanic Feeling, comes an intimate, lyrical and moving celebration of the life and work of one of Australia's premier poets, Judith Wright. Through an exploration

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My Life in a Pea Soup
215(Ht mm) 152(Wdt mm) 240

Winner of the Finch Memoir Prize 2012. The prize is $10,000 and publication. This year's judges: Jacqueline Kent - writer, editor and scriptwriter. Her biographies are The Making of Julia Gillard, An Exacting Heart:

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My Life, My Look
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 320

The compelling story behind a fascinating Australian legend - fashion designer Carla Zampatti. Carla Zampatti is an enduring Australian fashion icon. In 2015, in a remarkable feat of longevity, she celebrated the 50th

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My Mother, My Father
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 240

Some of Australia's best known writers share their wise and searingly honest experiences of losing a parent. The loss of a parent is an experience that we all face without any training - relating to a parent through ol

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My Story
512

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My Story
576

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Naked Truth
Paperback , 234mm. 380

Blundell, Graeme
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Nancy Wake
Illustrations, maps 288

Nancy Wake is one of the true heroines of the Second World War. Born in New Zealand, she was living in Marseille and was married to Frenchman Henri Fiocca when the Germans invaded. Nancy immediately became active in the R

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Natural Born Keller
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 336

By turns hilarious and moving, Amanda Keller takes us on a nostalgia filled journey through her life. From her childhood in sunny Brisbane to her daggy teen years in suburban Sydney. Then onto heady college days in Bat

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No Job for a Woman
288

"Sallyanne Atkinson was the first female Lord Mayor of Brisbane, the first female senior trade commissioner to Paris and has been a leader in business and corporate life for over four decades. No Job for a Woman takes us from her wartime chi

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No Man is an Island
352

In 2010, 24-year-old Sydneysider Adele Dumont volunteered to teach English to men in immigration detention on Christmas Island. She didn't expect to find the work so rewarding or the people she met so interesting. So when she was offered a j

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Normie
272

At one time, Normie Rowe was Australia's biggest musical talent. In 1965, his songs 'Que Sera Sera' and 'Shakin' All Over' were number one hits around the country and the single on which they appeared was the bestselling Australian single of

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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes
336

When he was a kid, Quentin Kenihan loved Superman. Ironic, really. Quentin didn't need kryptonite to reveal his weakness - born with a rare bone disorder, osteogenesis imperfecta, his bones broke all on their own. When Quentin was seven, Mik

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On the Edges of History
black & white illustrations 278

Michael Sexton has taken part in and recorded some of the most interesting history of Australia's post-war years. He tells the story here of his major cases as a lawyer, many of them as Solicitor General for New S

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One Hundred Letters Home
203(Ht mm) 133(Wdt mm) 304

Beautifully written, tightly structured, One Hundred Letters Home is as profoundly moving as it is intelligent and playful. There is the experience here of time's shifting nature, the way memory, need and desire work a

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One Life: My Mother's Story
272

Nance was a week short of her sixth birthday when she and Frank were roused out of bed in the dark and lifted into the buggy, squashed in with bedding, the cooking pots rattling around in the back, and her mother shouting back towards the ho

Grenville, Kate
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Optimism
256

This book reflects on the simple things, the moments that are meaningful, and the big questions that have concerned Bob Brown. It is a powerful book as well as a meditation on the great and the small. Inspirational, compassionate, outraged,

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Outback Cop
320

" Birdsville, the land of plenty u plenty of heat, dust, flies, snakes, camels and salt of the earth outback folk'. Neale McShane The Birdsville police posting is one of the most remote in Australia. It can be extremely lonely and incredibly

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Over the Top with Jim
Paperback 352 pages.

Lunn, Hugh
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Patrick White A Life
Paperback Vintage Classic

'I think this book should be called The Monster of All Time. But I am a monster . . .' Patrick White Patrick White, winner of the Nobel Prize and author of more than a dozen novels and plays - including Voss, The Vivis

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Phillip Schuler
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 352

A bitter-sweet drama of love and war ...one of the great untold Australian stories brought to life. Les Carlyon..Phillip Schuler was one of Australia's best and brightest. As a handsome 24-year-old on special assignmen

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Press Escape
277

The digital revolution was one of the best things to happen to Shaun Carney because it ended his career. When he took a redundancy from his job as associate editor and political writer with The Age, he had to stop to consider whether a 55-ye

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Private Bill in Love and War
208

William (Bill) Cassidy; Barrie's; survived almost 1500 days as a prisoner of war. He first saw conflict on Crete on 20 May, 1941, when he stood under the only large scale parachute invasion in wartime history. Just four days later, he was ly

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Pushing the Limits: Life, Marathons & Kokoda
336

"When Kurt Fearnley was a kid, he would leave his wheelchair at the front gate and go exploring with his brothers and sisters. 'You're going to have to be stronger than we are,' they told him, 'and we know you will be.' The boy from Carcoar

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QF32
400

In 2010, what began as a routine long-haul flight from Singapore to Sydney came within a knife-edge of becoming one of the world's worst ever air disaster. When a sudden mid-air explosion shattered engine no. 2 of the Qantas A380 - the large

de Crespigny, Richard
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Ragamuffin Man
320

IN 1938 a knockabout 11-year-old working class kid from Marrickville, Sydney, is suddenly confronted by mortality. His mother dies. Dad is a plumber, and has little time for his son's upbringing or education. The boy turns to sport. He's bri

Salter, David
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Rainbow

Winner of the 2008 ACT Writing & Publishing Award

Horsfield, Jennifer
$27.50

Rebellious Daughters

Good daughters hold their tongues, obey their elders and let their families determine their destiny. Rebellious daughters are just the opposite. In Rebellious Daughters, some of Australia's most talented female writers share intimate and touch

Katsonis, Maria, Kofman, Lee
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Reckoning: A Memoir
384

Heartbreaking, joyous, traumatic, intimate and revelatory, Reckoning is the book where Magda Szubanski, one of Australia's most beloved performers, tells her story. In this extraordinary memoir, Magda describes her journey of self-discovery

Magda, Szubanski
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Remembering Ben Chifley: Memories and Stories from His Family and Friends

Set against the turbulent years of both, World Wars, The Great Depression and the Cold War, this book traces Ben Chifley's life from his early years on his grandfather's farm to his ascent as Prime Minister. Written by those who knew and loved

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Robert Helpmann
Hardback , 230mm. 416

Bemrose Anna
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Rose Boys: Text Classics
320

What exactly is the message of Robert Rose? One year after his death, twenty-six years after just another of our crashes, knowing the effect it had on his family and friends, and thousands of others who hardly knew him, I want t

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Rosetta
336

The scandalous Australian woman who enchanted British society Headstrong and beautiful, in 1905 Rosetta escaped her safe Melbourne life, deserting her respectable husband and five-year-old daughter to run away with Zeno the Magnificent, a ha

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RPA and Beyond
169

Hassall, John
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Run for Your Life

Forced into adoption and taken in by a violent household, the course of Jill Jolliffe's life was set before she had time to choose. She ran away as a teen and has been running ever since. Jolliffe became a thorn in the establishment's side and

Joliffe, Jill
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Santamaria A Most Unusual Man

B.A. Santamaria was one of the most controversial Australians of our time. An ardent anti-Communist and devout Catholic, he was fiercely intelligent and a natural leader, polarising the community into loyal followers and committed opponents. In

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Scared Weird Frozen Guy

Berther, Rusty
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Second Half First
400

Beginning with the disastrous events of the night before her fortieth birthday, in Second Half First Drusilla Modjeska looks back on the experiences of the past thirty years that have shaped her writing, her reading and the way she has lived

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Second Half First
384

A stunning memoir from one of Australia's most highly acclaimed writers Beginning with the disastrous events of the night before her fortieth birthday, Drusilla Modjeska looks back on the past thirty years. In asking the candid questions tha

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Sheer Madness

Jan Murray - known to millions of Australians as the Cabinet Minister's wife who rocked the nation with her cheeky 60 Minutes revelation of having sex on his desk - now goes hell-for-leather to tell her story. A deaf-eared kid from a working-cl

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Silver Moon
144

Each of us has a place to return to in our minds, a place of clarity and peace, a place to think, to create, to dream. For Bryce Courtenay this place was a waterhole in Africa where he used to escape to as a boy, in search of solitude. One e

Courtenay, Bryce
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Skeleton Diaries
290

The Skeleton Diaries is a striking story of recovery from the depths of mental illness. It is a personal, raw and vivid memoir told through a collection of diary entries, showing that there is hope for anyone struggling with an eating disord

Stevens, Rachael, Kiraly, Suzanne
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Small Acts of Disappearance
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 224

Small Acts of Disappearance is a collection of ten essays that describes the author's affliction with an eating disorder which begins in high school, and escalates into life-threatening anorexia over the next ten years

Wright, Fiona
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Socks from Bungendore
black & white illustrations 410

The Letters of Tom Rutledge from the First World War 'This collection of letters from the front, written by an Australian officer in the First World War, is not only an excellent read in itself but it also offers

Rutledge, Martha, Rutledge, William
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Solitude and Solecisms

Tiny and remote, Willis Island is the only inhabited island in Australia's Coral Sea Territory. For ninety years it has maintained a weather station, and for six months in the 1920s Frank Exon, a 27-year-old engineer for Amalgamated Wireless, w

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Songs of a War Boy
384

Deng Adut's family were farmers in South Sudan when a brutal civil war altered his life forever. At six years old, his mother was told she had to give him up to fight. At the age most Australian children are starting school , Deng was conscr

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Stone Cold
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 320

Yet another unquestioning unreflexive hagiography of a murder-loving racist psychopath by a typical strayan 'journalist'

Faulkner, Andrew
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Sue Mackinnon, A Chosen life

Milner, Sally
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Summer of '82
288

"The Summer of '82 is a humorous memoir from comedian Dave O'Neil. It covers the ten week period from when a 17 year-old Dave finishes his last HSC exam, til he gets his results. It's a period of life when there are some big questions loomi

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Summit 8000
272

A thrilling memoir of the spectacular high-altitude mountaineering achievements of Andrew Lock- the only Australian to have summited all fourteen 8000-metre peaks in the world, including Mount Everest-twice. Here Andrew Lock gives us a grip

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Surrender
235(Ht mm) 160(Wdt mm) 312

In this journal for his daughter Indigo, Joshua Yeldham charts his life from growing up on the Hawkesbury River to becoming one of the most astonishing artists Australia has produced in decades. Yeldham's first foray i

Yeldham, Joshua
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Swifty
178(Ht mm) 110(Wdt mm) 136

The extraordinary story of how a devoted nun became an equally devoted campaigner for justice - as a successful criminal defence lawyer. When Yvonne Benedicta Swift entered the Sacre Coeur convent in Rose Bay in 1938,

Campion, Edmund
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Tale of Frieda Keysser
100pp b&w, sepia & colour illustrations 301

Strehlow, John H. J.
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Tea with Arwa
320

Arwa El Masri is a child of many countries. She was born in Saudi Arabia, lived in America for a time, and yet, as the daughter of Palestinian migrants, Arwa did not have a country that she could call home. Her parents came to Australia to g

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Tear in the Soul
210(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 288

A foreigner's criticism provides the impetus for Amanda Webster to embark on a long-intended search for two former school friends - Aboriginal kids from the Kurrawang Mission near where she grew up in Kalgoorlie. As a

Webster, Amanda
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Things That Matter
240

'David Galler also shows rare courage in weaving his own, personal stories into his teaching about the technologies of care. This book will equally deepen the awareness of clinicians and enlighten the lay reader. It is a gift to both.' Donal

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Thinking Reed
Paperback 576 pages.

From quiz kid to Australian Minister for Science, from frustrated school teacher to National President of the ALP, from the suburbs of Melbourne to UNESCO in Paris, Barry Jones has had a prodigious public life. Barry Jones f

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Through The Wall
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 336

'This is a personal account of life at the top that will charm the general reader and the political tragic alike' Weekend Australian Anna Bligh knows something about hard knocks and high walls. She was raised by a sing

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Tom Hughes QC
432

For more than thirty years, Tom Hughes, a scion of a notable Sydney family of high achievers, was one of Australia's top barristers, renowned, respected and sometimes feared for his dominating presence in the courtroom. Equally at home in al

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Two Lives Lived in Full in Canberra

Barlin, George and Iris
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Two Sisters
210(Ht mm) 150(Wdt mm) 146

Ngarta and Jukuna lived in the Great Sandy Desert. They traversed country according to the seasons, just as the Walmajarri people had done for thousands of years. But it was a time of change. Desert people who had live

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Ugly: My Memoir
304

Hoge, Robert
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Undefeated
160

Phil Britten was the 22-year-old captain of the Kingsley Football Club and AFL hopeful, holidaying in Bali with his teammates, when terrorists bombed the Sari Club on October 12, 2002. Although he escaped, Phils injuries were life-threatenin

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Unpolished Gem
Paperback 304 pages.

"This story does not begin on a boat." So commences Alice Pung's memoir. This is an original take on a classic story - how a child of immigrants moves between two cultures. In place of piety and predictabilit

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Unreliable Memoirs
Picador Books 176 pages.

Originally published: London : Cape, 1980

James, Clive
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Valiant for Truth
32 illustrations 528

Chester Wilmot (1911-1954) was a renowned Australian war correspondent, broadcaster, journalist and writer. Covering the first triumphant North African battles of Bardia, Tobruk and Derna, the heartbreaking disaster of the G

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Waging Peace
240

Looking back on her life through the prism of an intellectual journey and personal memoir.

Deveson, Anne
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Walking Free
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 336

In 1999, Munjed Al Muderis was a young surgical resident working in Baghdad when a squad of Military Police marched into the operating theatre and ordered the surgical team to mutilate the ears of three busloads of arm

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Waltzing with Jack Dancer: A Slow Dance with Cancer
144

Geoff Goodfellow is one of those rare people who says what he thinks, usually with a few expletives added. When he learned he had cancer, he told the disease what he thought of it and, like a boxer, prepared himself for the fight ahead. Yet

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Wasted: A Story of Alcohol, Grief and a Death in Brisbane
240

"In 2009 Elspeth Muir's youngest brother finished his last university exam and went out with some mates to get drunk. Later that night he wandered to the Story Bridge. He put his phone, wallet, T-shirt and thongs on the walkway, climbed o

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We Of The Never-Never
Paperback Vintage Classic

In 1902, newly-married Jeannie Gunn (Mrs Aeneas Gunn) left the security and comfort of her Melbourne home to travel to the depths of the Northern Territory, where her husband had been appointed manager of The Elsey, a

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What Days are for
208

One Sunday night in Sydney, Robert Dessaix collapses in a gutter in Darlinghurst, and is helped to his hotel by a kind young man wearing a T-shirt that says FUCK YOU. What follows are weeks in hospital, tubes and cannulae puncturing his body

Dessaix, Robert
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What Days Are For
240

Witty, acerbic, insightful musings from Robert Dessaix, one of Australia's finest writers. One Sunday night in Sydney, Robert Dessaix collapses in a gutter in Darlinghurst, and is helped to his hotel by a kind young man wearing a T-shirt tha

Dessaix, Robert
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Where is Daniel?

On 7 December 2003 Daniel Morcombe disappeared on the Sunshine Coast, while waiting for a bus. For Bruce and Denise Morcombe - the parents of Daniel - and his brothers, Bradley and Dean, it was apparent within hours that something was very wron

Morcombe, Bruce, Morcombe, Denise
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White Mouse

Nancy Wake, nicknamed 'the white mouse' for her ability to evade capture, tells her own story. As the Gestapo's most wanted person, and one of the most highly decorated servicewomen of the war, it's a story worth telling. After living and worki

Wake, Nancy
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Wife and Baggage to Follow
240

Eye-opening first-hand accounts from Australian diplomats' wives, from the founding of the diplomatic service till recent decades. Adventure, hardship, war, opportunity, these are the fish-out-of-water stories of intelligent, dedicated women

Miller, Rachel, Hall, Diana
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Windows in the Clouds
black & white illustrations 342

Born in Cootamundra, growing up I expected that my future lay on the land. After becoming a paraplegic from a tree-felling accident my life changed in more ways that I could ever have imagined. I have tried to tak

Byrne, Stephen
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Windsor's Way
240

With neither side of Parliament receiving a clear majority at the 2010 election, Tony Windsor was placed in a balance of power situation along with five other crossbench members of the House of Representatives. He had already been in this so

Windsor, Tony
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With Enough Love

***Foreword by Dame Marie Bashir*** 'With Enough Love' is a memoir that recounts the experience of a principal who took up the reins at a "very special school" after many years in charge of a privileged girls school in inner city Sydney. That

Karaolis, Jo
$29.00

Working Class Boy
416

The time I have spent writing this book has caused me a lot of pain. Sometimes because of what I have remembered about my childhood and sometimes because of what I couldn't remember. It is funny how your mind blocks things out when those thi

Barnes, Jimmy
$40.00

Worst Woman in Sydney
16 illustrations 256

Matriarch of the criminal underworld ...or the Robin Hood of inner Sydney? The legend of Kate Leigh, Sydney's famed brothel madam, sly grog seller and drug dealer, has loomed large in TV's Underbelly and every other account

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You Only Get One Innings

As a young boy growing up in the 1970s in the suburbs of Adelaide, Barry Nicholls was negotiating the dreadful haircuts and unrequited infatuations of adolescence, while his heroes, Chappell, Lillee and Thommo, were creating cricket history aga

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