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Biography

A moving celebration of what Bill Hayes calls "the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected" of life in New York City, and an intim... read more

Insomniac City - New York, Oliver, and Me
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George Pell is the most recognisable face of the Australian Catholic Church. He was the Ballarat boy with the film-star looks who studied at Oxford and rose through the ranks to become the Vatican's indispensable ... read more

Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell
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 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 Eveni... read more

Theft by Finding: Diaries Vol 1
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 General

Awards:Winner of Pulizter Prize for Biography 2017 Shortlisted for Costa Biography Award 2016 Shortlisted for Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2016. WINNER OF THE SLIGHTLY FOXED BEST FIRST BIOGRAPHY PRIZE ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES' TOP 10 BOOKS OF 2016 

The Return is at once a universal and an intensely personal tale. It is an exquisite meditation on how history and politics can bear down on an individual life. And yet Hisham Matar's memoir isn't just about ... read more

The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between
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 Australian

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As Australia's first female governor-general, Quentin Bryce hand wrote about fifty letters each week. They were to people she had met and connected with as her role took her from palaces to outback schools, war zones to memorial... read more

Dear Quentin
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 Australian

In today's crazily busy world the importance of making time for leisure is more vital than ever. Yet so many of us lack a talent for it. We are working longer hours, consuming more than ever before; technology erodes the work-... read more

The Pleasures of Leisure
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 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 ... 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 so... read more

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

The Memory of Music
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 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 Gover... read more

First Confession
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 Australian

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Nophoto
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 Australian

How one woman turned her life upside down to help those who needed it most - half a world away. In 1997 Linda McCarthy Shum had a stable teaching career and a happy marriage with beloved partner Greg. Living in regional Queensland, Li... read more

China Baby Love
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