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The heart-warming story of how a tiny hedgehog helped one man find hope. 'Could you look after it for a couple of days? . . .' So begins the extraordinary friendship between veterinarian Massimo, who is at a low spot in his life, and a tiny, orphaned hedgehog. Only a few da... read more

A Handful of Happiness
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 Biography

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

Munjed's new book is once more a journey, but this time takes him across the world on a quest to save others rather than himself. In Munjed Al Muderis's bestselling memoir Walking Free, he described... read more

Going Back: How a Former Refugee and now an Internationally Acclaimed Surgeon Returned to Iraq
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The Comma Queen returns with a buoyant book about language, love, and the wine-dark sea. In her New York Timesbestseller Between You & Me,Mary Norris delighted readers with her irreverent tales of pencils and punctuation in theNew Yorker'scelebrated copy... read more

Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen
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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 intimate account of a year on an Irish farm - and a keyhole history of man's relationship with the cow.
Farming has been in John Connell's family for generations, but he never intended to follow in his father's footsteps. Until, one w... read more

The Cow Book - A Story of Life on an Irish Family Farm
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 Biography

Awards:Longlisted Indie Book Awards 2019 Shortlisted ABIA Awards 2019

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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One morning on the outskirts of Damascus, two starving friends are walking through their desolate city and come across a familiar street that has been turned to rubble, concrete bridges towering above them like tombs and houses turned inside out. Aeham turns to the only com... read more

The Pianist of Yarmouk
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 Biography

Why would anyone join a cult?
Maybe they're unhappy with their current religion, or they want to change the world, or they're disappointed with their lives and want to find something bigger or holier that makes sense of this confusing, chaotic and dangerous world. Or maybe they just wan... read more

Zealot
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 Biography

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

We've all had days when if we didn't laugh, we'd cry. Whether it's a domestic drama, career cockup or just a run-of-the-mill disaster, we've all been there - no matter who we are. In this hilarious and moving collection, well-known Australians from all walks of life share the... read more

The Full Catastrophe
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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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 Biography

'[A] brilliant biography' Australian Women's Weekly'
Undoubtedly a remarkable woman' Weekend Australian'
Danielle Clode breathes life into the story of Edith Coleman... an approachable blend of biography, science, nature writing and social history.' Adelaide A... read more

The Wasp and The Orchid
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 Biography

Awards:Shortlisted ABIA General Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2019 Winner Victoria Premier's Literary Award Prize for Literature 2019    

Where have I come from? From the land of rivers, the land of waterfalls, the land of ancient chants, the land of mountains... In 2013, Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani was illegally detained on Manus Island. He has been there ever since. People would run to the mountai... read more

No Friend but the Mountains
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