In Life As I Know It, Michelle Payne tells her deeply moving story. It will lift your spirits, stir your heart and give you courage. Michelle was put on a horse aged four. At five years old her dream was to win the Melbourne Cup. A... read more

Life As I Know It (Ride Like a Girl Film Tie-In Edition)
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A daughter's tale of living in the thrall of her magnetic, complicated mother, and the chilling consequences of her complicity Every time I fail to become more like my mother, I become more like me. On a hot August night on Cape Cod, when Adrienne wa... read more

Wild Game - My Mother, Her Lover and Me
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Discover the incredible untold story of one of Star Wars' most iconic characters, C-3PO, told by the man who knows him best. "Did you hear that? They've shut down the main reactor! We'll be destroyed for sure. This is madness." These words were the very first... read more

I Am C-3PO: The Inside Story
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 Biography and Memoir

The Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sense of an Ending takes us on a rich, witty, revelatory tour of Belle Époque Paris, via the life story of the pioneering surgeon Samuel Pozzi. In the summer of 1885, three Frenchmen arrived in London for a few days... read more

The Man in the Red Coat
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 Biography and Memoir

"Haunting, a book of ghosts and a book of this moment." --Parul Sehgal, The New York TimesA comic experiment in sociology and self-absorption, the award-winning author Thomas Clerc's autobiographical Interior is a unique invitation into a professor's preoccupations and possessions wi... read more

Interior
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 Biography and Memoir

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction
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Tim Flannery is one of the world's great thinkers, environmental scientists and writers. Sir David Attenborough once described him as being 'in the league of the all-time great explorers like Dr David Livingstone.' This definitive collection of his work brings to... read more

Life: Selected Writings
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 Biography and Memoir

Reading Level:3 Biography

Senator Penny Wong is an extraordinary Australian politician. Resolute, self-possessed and a penetrating thinker on subjects from workplace relations to foreign affairs, she is admired by members of parliament and the public from across the political divide. In... read more

Penny Wong: The Biography
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 Biography and Memoir

Awards:Stella Prize 2019

Stella Prize 2019
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 com... read more

The Erratics
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 Biography and Memoir

Series:Living Autobiography Ser.

Taking George Orwell's famous essay, 'Why I Write', as a jumping-off point, Deborah Levy offers her own indispensable reflections of the writing life. With wit, clarity and calm brilliance, she considers how the writer must stake claim to that contested terr... read more

Things I Don't Want to Know
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 Biography and Memoir

In Other People's Houses publishing legend Hilary McPhee exchanges one hemisphere for another. Fleeing the aftermath of a failed marriage, she embarks on a writing project in the Middle East, for a member of the Hashemite royal family, a man she greatly respects. ... read more

Other People's Houses
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July 15, 1942, Wednesday
Remember this day; remember it well. You will tell generations to come. Since 8 o'clock today we have been shut away in the ghetto. I live here now. The world is separated from me and I'm separate... read more

Renia's Diary: A Girl's Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust
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In her hit Netflix comedy special Baby Cobra, an eight-month pregnant Ali Wong resonated so strongly that she even became a popular Halloween costume. Wong told the world her remarkably unfiltered thoughts on ma... read more

Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets and Advice for Living Your Best Life
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