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Reading Level:3 Biography

From genre-defying icon Ben Folds comes a memoir reflecting on art, life and music that is as nuanced, witty and relatable as his cult classic songs.  
Ben Folds is an internationally celebrated singer-songwriter and former frontman of the alternative rock ... read more

A Dream About Lightning Bugs
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Reading Level:3 Biography

In this evocative memoir, Tim Costello explores the people and experiences that have shaped him into a socially active fighter for the world's most challenging issues.
Tracing each defining stage of his life with stark insight and honesty, Tim untangles his ongoing stru... read more

A Lot With A Little
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Reading Level:2 Crime

A true crime story cannot often be believed, at least at the beginning. In Bowraville, all three of the victims were Aboriginal. All three were killed within five months, between 1990 and 1991. The same white man was linked to each, but nobody was convicted. More than two decades later, h... read more

Bowraville
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Curious Recollections - Life in the Curiosity Show
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 Biography

Reading Level:3 Biography

Dave Glasheen’s life began spiralling out of control after he lost his family’s vast fortune in the stock market crash of 1987. After a series of catastrophes, he needed to take drastic measures to restore himself. Opting out of the rat race, he cast himself a... read more

The Millionaire Castaway
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 Biography

Reading Level:3 Biography

Now in his late-eighties, and listed by the National Trust as a 'Living Treasure', in Before I Forget Geoffrey Blainey reflects on his humble beginnings as the son of a Methodist Minister and school teacher, one of five children, and a carefree childhood spent in rural Victoria, ... read more

Before I Forget
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Adelaide doctor Mark Awerbuch is at the gym, doing his standard 30 minutes on the rowing machine, when he notices something wrong: early fatigue and an unusual tightness in his chest. He phones a cardiologist after breakfast, ... read more

Flight of Hope - A Doctor's Fight for His Right to Personalised Medicine
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 Biography

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

Far from worrying about the onset of war, in the spring of 1938 the burning question on the French Riviera was whether one should curtsey to the Duchess of Windsor. Few of those who had settled there thought much about what was going on in the rest of Europe. It was a golden, gla... read more

Chanel's Riviera
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How the rewilding of eight acres of Norfolk marshland inspired a family and brought nature even closer to home. When writer Simon Barnes heard a Cetti's warbler sing out as he turned up to look at a house for sale, he knew immediately that he ... read more

On the Marsh - A Year Surrounded by Wildness and Wet
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Steve Woolston would never describe himself as famous, but it's fair to say that he's a legend in certain circles, with extraordinary stories to tell. A gun shearer, who loves horses, dogs and fast ... read more

Finding Steve's Place - The Adventurous Life of a Boy from the Bush and His Search for the Perfect Wave
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Leo is having trouble fitting in. Whether it's pulling his pants down in the schoolyard or compulsively saluting Mazdas because the company sponsors his football team, Leo can never seem to say or do the right thing. And Jo is struggling to help... read more

Boomer and Me: A Memoir of Motherhood, and Asperger's
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At the end of the First World War, there were 270,000 demobilised Australian soldiers in Europe. Getting them home after the Armistice was a task of epic proportions that would take more than two years. In the meantime... read more

The Oarsmen: The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War to Peace
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