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Paul Keating is widely credited as the chief architect of the most significant period of political and economic reform in Australia's history. Twenty years on, there is still no story from the horse's mouth of how it all came about. No autobi... read more

Signed by both Paul Keating and Kerry O'Brien 

Keating
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"Tim Elliott's story - on his father and love against the odds - will split your heart open." Benjamin Law Towards the end of his first serious suicide attempts, my father said the strangest thing to me...Growing up in 1970s Syd... read more

Farewell to the Father
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M Train begins in the tiny Greenwich Village café where Smith goes every morning for black coffee, ruminates on the world as it is and the world as it was, and writes in her notebook. Through prose that shifts fluidly between dreams and... read more

M Train
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A touching and intimate correspondence between Anderson Cooper and his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, offering timeless wisdom and a revealing glimpse into their livesThough Anderson Cooper has always... read more

The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love, and Loss
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An extraordinarily powerful and personal meditation on race, culture and national identity. In July 2015, as the debate over Adam Goodes being booed at AFL games raged and got ever more heated and ugly, Stan Grant wrote a short but... read more

Talking to My Country
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Gloria Steinem - writer, activist, organizer, and inspiring leader - now tells a story she has never told before, a candid account of her life as a traveler, a listener, and a catalyst for change. When people ask me why I still have h... read more

My Life on the Road
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Turnbull's privileged existence, helped by marrying into one of Sydney's most storied families, obscures a tough childhood and precocious talent. Left or right? Many Liberals believe Turnbull admire... read more

Born to Rule: The Unauthorised Biography of Malcolm Turnbull
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By veteran magazine journalist and author Brooke Hause, ENTER HELEN is an intimate, in-depth portrait of the inimitable, iconic, and highly controversial champion of Sex and th... read more

Enter Helen : The Invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the Rise of the Modern Single Woman
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How could it be wrong to save the children by starting an orphanage? Oh, in so many ways ...Tara Winkler first arrived in Cambodia to join a tour group in 2005 and was taken to visit a small orphanage in Battambang. The chil... read more

How (Not) to Start an Orphanage
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Ethel Livesey was quite a gal.An attractive young woman from a respectable middle-class family in Manchester, she had over 40 aliases, eight official marriages, four children and five di... read more

Amazing Mrs Livesey: The Remarkable Story of Australia's Greatest Imposter
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No one does glamour, severity, girlish charm or tight-lipped witticism better than Dame Maggie Smith, one of Britain's best-loved actors. This new biography shines the stage-lights on the life and work of a truly remarkable perf... read more

Maggie Smith : A Biography
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"Found in a pillowcase, the fabulous long-lost memoirs of a legendary Hollywood designer - and a genuine Australian original. Orry-Kelly created magic... read more

Women I've Undressed - The Fabulous Life and Times of a Legendary Hollywood Designer and a Genuine Australian Original
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Early in the morning of Monday 8 July 1895, thirteen-year-old Robert Coombes and his twelve-year-old brother Nattie set out from their small, yellow-brick terraced house in East London to watch a crick... read more

The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer
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Randolph Stow was one of the great Australian writers of his generation. His novel To the Islands - written in his early twenties after living on a remote Aboriginal mission - won the Miles Franklin Award for 1958. In later li... read more

Mick: A Life of Randolph Stow
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This is the Sunday Times Number One Bestseller. Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first son of a shepherd himself, he and his ... read more

The Shepherd's Life - A Tale of the Lake District
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'How much time do I have left? A hundred days? A thousand? If I knew I was going to die next week but could be taken to see The Marriage of Figaro tonight, would I go? Absolutely.'..In a long an... read more

The Shock of Recognition: The Books and Music That Have Inspired Me
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A. A. Gill's memoir begins in the dark of a dormitory with six strangers. He is an alcoholic, dying in the last-chance saloon - driven to dry out, not out of a desire to change but mainly through weariness. He tells the truth - as far as ... read more

Pour Me: A Life
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Lab Girl is a book about work and about love, and the mountains that can be moved when those two things come together. It is told through Jahren's remarkable stories: about the discoveries she has made in her lab, as well as her struggle to ... read more

Lab Girl
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A compelling and beautifully written memoir about dark and shameful family secrets, and one young woman's pilgrimage to Australia to attempt to lay the past to rest. British journalist Cal Flyn was holidaying in her childhood home i... read more

Thicker Than Water
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Oliver Sacks died in August 2015 at his home in Greenwich Village, surrounded by his close friends and family. He was 82. He spent his final days doing what he loved: playing the piano, swimming, enjoying smoked salmon - and writing. As Dr ... read more

Gratitude
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