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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

Diving into Glass
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Dark, sharp, blackly funny and powerful, this is memoir, wielded as weapon. Telling the story of a splintered family, a mother who is unlike any other, and her daughters who have no choice but to come to the rescue, The Erratics has the tightly compressed energy of... read more

This slim little book, a memoir about adult siblings managing their erratic parents, is a big, bold and explosive story of family dysfunction, love, delusion, and the Alaskan Rocky Mountains. I could not put this down. Laveau-Harvie's writing is darkly humourous, a... read more

The Erratics (Stella winner 2019)
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 Biography

Reading Level:3 Biography

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?

Diary of A Crap Housewife
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The irresistible story of Japanese cherry blossoms, threatened by a jingoistic political ideology and saved by an unknown Englishman
Collingwood Ingram, known as 'Cherry' for his defining obsession, was born in 1880 and lived until he ... read more

'Cherry' Ingram: The Englishman Who Saved Japan's Blossoms
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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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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 Way to Go
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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

Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga
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From the incomparable John Baxter, the bestselling author of The Most Beautiful Walk in the World, a sumptuous and definitive portrait of Paris through the seasons, highlighting the unique tastes, sights, and changing personality of the city in s... read more

A Year in Paris: Season-By-Season in the City of Light
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Awards:Shortlisted ABIA International Book of the Year 2019 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work  

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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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 paren... read more

Unconditional Love: A Memoir of Filmmaking and Motherhood
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'Wordy is about the intoxication of writing; my sense of playful versatility; different voices for different matters: the polemical voice for political columns; the sharp-eyed descriptive take for profiles; poetic precision in grappling with the hard task of translating art into words; lyrical... read more

Wordy
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At the outbreak of World War I, 129 women were registered as medical practitioners in Australia, and many of them were eager to contribute their skills and expertise to the war effort. For the military establishment, however, the notion of women doctors serving on the battlefield ... read more

Women to the Front
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