|Author:||Miriam Sved, Christie Nieman, Maggie Scott and Natalie Kon-yu|
|Reading Level:||4 Non Fiction|
#MeToo is not just about famous people ... If #MeToo is going to ultimately make the big difference we all want to see, it's got to mean something for [any] woman who gets harassed. - Julia Gillard
This is the first collection that aims to make sense ... read more
Why not cut the crap, take the pressure off and admit to the moments, days, weeks and months when the wheels of the household do fall off?
|Author:||Leigh Straw; Leigh Straw|
This is the story of 'Pretty' Dulcie Markham, a key figure of the underworld of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, who, according to one crime reporter, 'saw more violence and death than any other woman in Australia's history'. Nic... read more
'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 extraordinary story of Kathy and Ralph Kelly, who turned their own family's tragedies into a remarkable social crusade that's helping keep all our children safer. On a winter's night in July 2012, Kathy and Ralph Kelly received a phone call no parent should ever have to answ... read more
Nothing could have prepared the sensitive, English, private-school girl for her new life in Australia. Culturally dumped in the deep end, she struggles valiantly to survive - first, the turbulent trials of high school, then the somewhat bizarre challenges of living away from home in orde... read more
Once I was the poster boy for corporate success, but now I'm crashing through the bush in a storm in search of a missing pig. How the hell did we end up here? Todd and Jeff have had enough of the city. Sick of the daily grind and worka... read more
A powerful, timely exploration of the art of living and dying on our own terms by one of Australia's most respected voices Of all the experiences we share, two universal events bookend our lives: we were all born and we will all die. We don't have a choice in how we enter ... read more
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 the New Yorker'scelebra... read more
Caro Llewellyn's family was unconventional from the beginning. Her parents met in hospital, where her father, confined to an iron lung after contracting polio, seduced his nurse and married her.
Growing up, Caro watched her father embrace life, undaunted and ingenious in t... read more
Jocelyn Moorhouse has a successful career as a gifted scriptwriter and film director, as well as a maintaining a marriage and a family of four children. How did she do it? Her memoir is a moving story of growing up with adoring parents and... read more