A classic of gastronomic writing that redefined the genre, The Gastronomical Me is a memoir of travel, love and loss, but above all hunger.
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?
'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 Great Successor is an irreverent yet insightful quest to understand the life of Kim Jong Un, one of the world's most secretive dictators. Kim's life is swathed in myth and propaganda, fr... read more
From one of the most senior correspondents in the Canberra Press Gallery comes a rare account of life as a political insider.
Born in a small village in Cyprus, Niki Savva spent her childhood in Melbourne's working-class suburbs -- frontiers where ... 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
|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
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
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
Violence, treachery and cruelty run through the generational veins of Rick Morton?s family. A horrific accident thrusts his mother and siblings into a world impossible for them to navigate, a life of poverty and drug addiction One Hundred Years of Dirtis an unflinching ... read more
|Reading Level:||3 Biography|
Gripping and evocative, How Death Becomes Life takes us inside the operating room and presents the stark dilemmas that transplant surgeons must face daily: How much risk should a healthy person be allowed to take to save someone she loves? Sh... read more