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 Memoir

Awards:ABIA Shortlisted Biography Book of the Year - 2019

A powerful and moving memoir about how the current system is letting down children and parents, and breaking dedicated teachers. Devastating, heart-breaking, enraging.
 'Gabbie's story needs to be shouted from the rooftops. She very eloquently shows us why and how education needs to ... read more

Teacher
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'Unquestionably the king of comic writing . . . Calypso is both funnier and more heartbreaking than pretty much anything out there' Hadley Freeman, Guardian
If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're get... read more

Calypso
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 Memoir

Awards:Winner ABIA Biography of the Year - 2019 2019 ABIA Shortlist, Shortlisted Non-Fiction Prize, Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2019 AU; Winner People's Choice Award, Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2019 AU; Shortlisted Best Non-Fiction, Indie Book Awards 2019 AU; Winner People's Choice Prize - Nib Literary Award 2018 AU; Shortlisted Nib Literary Award 2018 AU

Scorching, self-scouring: a young woman finds her steel and learns to wield it' - Helen Garner'Brutal, brave and utterly compelling...I can't remember a book I devoured with such intensity, nor one that moved me so profoundly' Rebecca Starford, author of Bad Behaviour and co-founder of K... read more

Eggshell Skull
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Some witnesses to the shooting say otherwise, though, and this act of aggression doesn't fit with the sweet, sensitive, but troubled young man that Elijah's family and friends knew him to be. The shooting devastates Elijah's family and the police officer alike. So what happened in t... read more

Waiting for Elijah
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 Autobiography

The inspiring story of David Nyuol Vincent, a Sudanese refugee who survived famine, wars, and 15 years in camps to find a new life in Australia   David Nyuol Vincent was a little boy when he fled southern Sudan with his father as war raged in their country. He left behin... read more

The Boy Who Wouldn't Die
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 Memoir

Awards:Winner ABIA Awards - General Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2019 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 mountains ... read more

No Friend but the Mountains
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 Memoir

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 an... read more

The Erratics (Stella winner 2019)
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An unforgettable story of four women who came to California to try to make it in a world stacked against them. Through grit and ingenuity, the women became stars in cutthroat, high-stakes, m... read more

Alpha Girls: The Women Upstarts Who Took on Silicon Valley's Male Culture and Made the Deals of a Lifetime
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Former ABC radio presenter Alex Nicol brings back to life the voices and stories of regional Australia from bygone days.

Old Days, Old Ways: Stories from My Radio Days in the Bush
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 Memoir

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'I swim for every chance to get wasted - after every meet, every weekend, every travel trip. This is what I look forward to and what I tell no one: the burn of it down my throat, to my soul curled up in my lungs, the sharpest pain all over it - it seizes and stretches, becoming alive ... read more

Godspeed: A Memoir
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Women the world over are brought up to hope, even expect, to find the man of their dreams, marry and live happily ever after. When Stephanie Wood meets a sweet man who owns a farm and property, she embarks... read more

Fake: A Startling True Story of Love in a World of Liars, Cheats, Narcissists, Fantasists and Phonies
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 Biography

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Some Days - A Tale of Friendship, Cancer and Margherita: a Memoir: a Memoir
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