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 Australian

Last King of the Cross lays bare Australia's most notorious underworld figure. In the mongrel tongue of the streets, John writes of fleeing war-torn Tripoli with his family and growing up in Sydney's rough and tumble west - before establishing himself as a tough guy and teen ... read more

Last King of the Cross
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Category:

 General

'He's like an American Alan Bennett, in that his own fastidiousness becomes the joke, as per the taxi encounter, or his diary entry about waiting interminably in a coffee-bar queue' Brian Logan, Guardian review of An Evening with David Sedaris. The point is to find out w... read more

Theft by Finding: Diaries Vol 1
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Category:

 Literary

Reading Level:General Adult

A moving celebration of what Bill Hayes calls "the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected" of life in New York City, and an intimate glimpse of his relationship with the late Ol... read more

Insomniac City - New York, Oliver, and Me
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Category:

 Entertainment

Composer and broadcaster Andrew Ford tells his life story through the lens of music - what it is, why it means so much to us and how it works in our lives. From his early childhood in the Beatles-crazy Liverpool of the 1960s to his evolving work as a composer, choral conducto... read more

The Memory of Music
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Category:

 Australian

A memoir about staying in one place, told through trees, by the award-winning author of MR WIGG, NEST and WHERE THE TREES WERE. "The understorey is where I live, alongside these plants and creatures. I tend the forest, stand at the foot of trees and look up, gather what has fallen." Each... read more

Understory
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For much of the twentieth century the names Leslie Walford and Dora Byrne were synonymous withstyle and glamour. Walford was the flamboyant, go-to interior designer for Sydney society. Hismother, Dora Byrne, was a key... read more

Darling Mother, Darling Son: The Letters of Leslie Walford and Dora Byrne, 1929-1972
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Category:

 Biography

When Jacqueline moves to south-west France with her husband, she embraces rural village life and buys two pigs to rear for slaughter. But as she gets to know the animals better, her English sentimentality threatens to get in the way and she begins to wonder if she can actually ... read more

Big Pig, Little Pig
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Category:

 Australian

The original Anti-Cool Girl is back! Rosie Waterland took Australia by storm in 2015 with her critically acclaimed, bestselling memoir The Anti-Cool Girl, her irrepresible, blackly comic account of her unconventional childhood. Now Rosie returns with another irrestibly funn... read more

Every Lie I've Ever Told
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Category:

 Literary

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sportswriter comes a deeply personal account of his parents - an intimate portrait of American mid-twentieth century life, and a celebration of family loveRichard Ford's parents volunteered little about their early lives - and he rarely asked... read more

Between Them
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Category:

 Political

Chris Patten was a cradle Catholic (hence the title), became one of the most prominent Tory 'Wets' of the 1980s and 1990s, and went on to hold a series of prominent public offices - Chairman of the Conservative Party, the last Governor of Hong Kong, European Commissioner for Externa... read more

First Confession
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In this revealingly honest collection, successful Australian women talk about the challenges they have overcome, from sexual assault and domestic violence to racism, miscarriage, depression and loss, and how they let the past go to move forwa... read more

Unbreakable: Women Share Stories of Resilience and Hope
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Towards the end of the nineteenth century and for the first few years of the twentieth, a strange invasion took place in Britain. The citadel of power, privilege and breeding in which the titled, land-owning governing class had barricaded i... read more

The Husband-Hunters: Social Climbing in London and New York
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