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'It was a simpler time'. We had more fun back then'. 'Everyone could afford a house'. There's plenty of nostalgia right now for the Australia of the past, but what was it really like? In The Land Before Avocado, Richard Glover takes a journey to an almost unrecognisable Au... read more

The Land Before Avocado
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As a journalist, Leigh Sales often encounters people experiencing the worst moments of their lives in the full glare of the media. But one particular string of bad news stories--and a terrifying brush with he... read more

Any Ordinary Day: Blindsides, Resilience and What Happens after the Worst Day of Your Life
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'A father...is a necessary evil.' Stephen Dedalus in UlyssesWilliam Butler Yeats' father was an impoverished artist, an inveterate letter writer, and a man crippled by his inability to ever finish a painting.Oscar Wilde's father was a... read more

Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know: The Fathers of Wilde, Yeats and Joyce
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On the scorching February day in 2009 that became known as Black Saturday, a man lit two fires in Victoria's Latrobe Valley, then sat on the roof of his house to watch the inferno.
In the Valley, where the rates of crime were the highest in the state, more than thirty people we... read more

The Arsonist
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Walkley award winning ABC journalist, Kerry O'Brien, reflects on social and political upheavals he has witnessed and the personalities who have made history.
Born the day after the first American occupying troops landed near Tokyo in August 1945, Kerry O'Brien's life... read more

Kerry O'Brien: A Memoir
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Hollywood legend and British national treasure Michael Caine shares the wisdom, stories, insight and skills that life has taught him in his remarkable career - and now his 85th year.
One of our best-loved actors Michael Caine has sta... read more

Blowing the Bloody Doors Off and Other Lessons in Life (HB)
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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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The incredible life of an astonishing athlete
 
Dylan Alcott has never let his disability get in the way of what he wanted to achieve. His family treated him no differently to any other kid, and it was the best thing they... read more

Able: Gold Medals, Grand Slams & Smashing Glass Ceilings
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James Packer turns to Greek mythology in an attempt to explain the most exciting yet tumultuous period of his 50 years on earth.'I was like Icarus', the billionaire tells his biographer, journalist Damon Kitney, of the heady days of 201... read more

The Price of Fortune: The Untold Story of Being James Packer
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An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States   In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of Ameri... read more

Becoming: Michelle Obama
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A powerful, inspiring memoir from Kon Karapanagiotidis, founder of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, which argues that by putting community, love and compassion at the centre of our lives, we have the power to change our world. 'I hope you take from this book the message that w... read more

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The Power of Hope
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David Marr is the rarest of breeds- one of Australia's most unflinching, forensic reporters of political controversy, and one of its most subtle and eloquent biographers.
In Marr's hands, those things we call reportage and commentary are elevated to artful... read more

My Country: Stories, Essays & Speeches
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