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Awards:Shortlisted for Costa Biography Award 2016 and Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2016.

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD WINNER OF THE SLIGHTLY FOXED BEST FIRST BIOGRAPHY PRIZE ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES' TOP 10 BOOKS OF 2016 The ... read more

The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between
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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 Oliver Sacks.
"A beautifully... read more

Insomniac City - New York, Oliver, and Me
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George Gittoes defies categorisation as his life defies belief. One thing is certain: Gittoes is the greatest Australian hero working today and his epic story must be told Equal parts artist and warrior, George is world-famous for wagin... read more

Blood Mystic
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Australia's bravest and most honest writer explores the devastating aftermath of her elderly mother's decision to end her own life. Nikki Gemmell's world changed forever in October 2015 when the body of her elderly mother was found and it bec... read more

After
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 "Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky met in war-torn 1960s Israel. Both were gifted young psychology professors: Kahneman a rootless son of holocaust survivors who saw the world as a problem to be solved; Tversky a voluble, ins... read more

The Undoing Project
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Mark Colvin one of Australia's longest-serving broadcasters, as a reporter for more than two decades and the national radio evening institution he has become as host of PM since 1997. He reveals what it was like to d... read more

Light And Shadow : Memoirs Of A Spy's Son
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The story of the Bolshoi, showcasing the glamor, beauty, prestige, and cruelty of life in the spotlight - and of Russia itself. On the night of January 17, 2013, the ... read more

Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet - from the Rule of the Tsars to the Age of Putin
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Jeff Duff is arguably the most flamboyant, creative and controversial entertainer Australia has produced. His musical gifts and fantastical androgynous performances parallel the artistry of David Bowie. While Duffo's caree... read more

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This Will Explain Everything
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The Riviera Set is the story of the group of people who lived, partied, bed-hopped and politicked at the Chateau de l'Horizon near Cannes, over the course of forty years from the time when Coco Chanel made southern French tans fashion... read more

The Riviera Set
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'I wanted what we all want: everything. We want a mate who feels like family and a lover who is exotic, surprising. We want to be youthful adventurers and middle-aged mothers. We want intimacy and autonomy, safety and stimulation... read more

The Rules Do Not Apply
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'Against anything I had ever been told was possible, I was turning white. On the surface of my skin, a miracle was quietly brewing ...' Suburban Australia. Sweltering heat. Three bedroom blonde-brick. Family of five. Beat-up Ford Falcon... read more

The Hate Race
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The Transatlantic Marriage Bureau will romp through a full year to tell the story of nine young American women - the seasons, the parties, the money and the titles - and their hunt for well-off husbands.

Transatlantic Marriage Bureau
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