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 Memoir

Sofija Stefanovic was born into a country destined to collapse. With Yugoslavia on the brink of war, her family was torn between the socialist existence they'd always known and the pull of stability on offer in the distant land of Australia. Surrounded by conflict and uncertainty, it... read more

Miss Ex-Yugoslavia
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 Memoir

Garner is a 2016 Windham-Campbell Prize recipient for her non-fiction writings. The judges praised Garner's work as 'intelligent, lucid and often disturbing.'
 
PRAISE FOR EVERYWHERE I LOOK'A captivating collection...No matter the topic, Garner is a charming and co... read more

Everywhere I Look
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Since journalist Elisa Black wrote an article about her lifelong struggle with anxiety in March 2015, it has been read by hundreds of thousands of people. Clearly, what Elisa had to say found a readershi... read more

The Anxiety Book: A True Story of Phobias, Flashbacks and Freak-Outs and How I Got My Inner Calm Back
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 Biography

By examining the true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later, internationally bestselling author Jon Krakauer explores the obsession which leads some people to explore the outer li... read more

Into the Wild (Film Tie-in Edition)
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Full of incredible characters, amazing athletic achievements, cutting-edge science, and, most of all, pure inspiration, Born to Run is an epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt? In search of an answer, Christopher McDougall sets off to find a tribe of the world's gre... read more

Born to Run: The Hidden Tribe, the Ultra-runners, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
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Captain Edward Denny Day u the only law 'from the Big River to the sea' u was Australia's greatest lawman, yet few have heard of him. This is his story. Once there was a wilderness: Australi... read more

Denny Day: The Life and Times of Australia's Greatest Lawman the Forgotten Hero of the Myall Creek Massacre
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The funny, insightful and moving account of what happens to a close, loving middle-class family when the father is unexpectedly thrown in jail.

In Sickness, in Health ... and in Jail: What Happened When My Husband Surprised Me by Going to Prison for Two Years
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 Memoir

Good Muslim Boy is Osamah Sami’s true depiction of his life as a young Muslim man. From his early life with his family in Iran during the Iran/Iraq war, to their migration to Australia, his tale is in turns comic and tragic, and explores the universal truths of growing up, falling in love a... read more

Good Muslim Boy
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 Memoir

From the bestselling author comes a beguiling comic memoir about a young woman who discovers her father is a spy (and was the model for John le Carré's George Smiley) and goes to work as a secretary in 1950s MI5. It seems to me now that everyone who came to... read more

MI5 and Me A Coronet Among the Spooks
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 Memoir

Reading Level:very good

Welcome to northern New South Wales, where the 'local wildlife' doesn't just mean the native fauna, but the people as well. When Robert Drewe moved to this small community, he was expecting a few eccentrics and interesting animals -- and he got them.

The Local Wildlife
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 Memoir

Stand-up comedians Mandy Nolan and Ellen Briggs have joined forces for the first time to write a very funny collection of stories that examines what it means to be a woman, in today's social media dominated world. And it ain't always easy. Thanks to biology, ageing and the complex require... read more

Women Like Us
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