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The Moth: All These Wonders

The Moth: All These Wonders

The Moth, Catherine Burns

Storytelling is the new stand-up. And The Moth are the masters. This is a brand new collection of 50 utterly compelling stories, including contributions from five well known Australians.

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The Good Girl of Chinatown

The Good Girl of Chinatown

Jenevieve Chang

From Sydney suburbia to the grey clouds of London, Jenevieve Chang has been running away for as long as she can remember. Now - along with other Westerners trying to escape the 2008 GFC - she has arrived in Shanghai, a city from...

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No Place to Lay One's Head

No Place to Lay One’s Head

Francoise Frenkel, Stephanie Smee

An extraordinary story of one woman's attempt to survive the horrors of Vichy France.

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Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

Henry Marsh

A provocative and heartfelt new book from the brain surgeon and bestselling author of DO NO HARM

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Under the Same Sky

Under the Same Sky

Mojgan Shamsalipoor, Milad Jafari, James Knight

The powerful and incredibly moving story of Mojgan Shamsalipoor and Milad Jafari - two young Iranian asylum seekers who are showing the power of love to conquer all obstacles.

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Work Strife Balance

Work Strife Balance

Mia Freedman

A fearless, hilarious, inspiring collection of modern-day misadventures.

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Gone: A Girl, a Violin, a Life Unstrung

Gone: A Girl, a Violin, a Life Unstrung

Min Kym

The spellbinding, deeply moving story of a child prodigy and her soulmate.

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China Baby Love: An Australian Grandmother's Life Changing Mission to Help China's Orphans

China Baby Love: An Australian Grandmother’s Life Changing Mission to Help China’s Orphans

Jane Hutcheon

How one woman turned her life upside down to help those who needed it most - half a world away.Every orphan comes with a story. Every journalist has a story that stays with them. And everyone has the power to make a...

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Where Hummingbirds Dance

Where Hummingbirds Dance

Susi Prescott

Susi Prescott had it all. A large, busy family, a school teaching job she loved, a home on Sydney's leafy North Shore. But with the sudden demise of her thirty-year marriage, her world crumbles.To the surprise of...

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The Fabulous Flying Mrs Miller

The Fabulous Flying Mrs Miller

Carol Baxter

The remarkable true story of a beguiling Melbourne housewife who in the 1920s seeks international fame, fortune and adventure as an aviator and finds herself as the central figure in a sensational American murder trial.

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The Gamekeeper

The Gamekeeper

Portia Simpson, Neil Hanson

Portia Simpson's story exquisitely captures the rugged beauty of the Scottish highlands as well as the physical and mental hardships of working in a remote estate across the seasons of the hunting year.

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Who I am

Who I am

Charlotte Rampling, Christophe Bataille

The autobiography of acclaimed actor, model and chanteuse Charlotte Rampling

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 Read reviewThings That Helped: Essays

Things That Helped: Essays

Jessica Friedmann

In this stunning collection, Jessica Friedmann navigates her journey through postpartum depression after the birth of her son. Drawing on critical theory, popular culture, and personal experience, her wide-ranging essays...

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The Attachment: Letters from a Most Unlikely Friendship

The Attachment: Letters from a Most Unlikely Friendship

Ailsa Piper, Tony Doherty

A celebration of friendship, renewal, nature and the human spirit told through letters between a writer and an 80-year-old priest. Original, surprising - both highly entertaining and deeply moving.

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My Way

My Way

Moana Hope

A high-flying athlete who is grounded by remarkable selflessness, Moana Hope is an inspiration for women and girls everywhere. My Way is her story.

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A Wife's Heart: the Untold Story of Bertha and Henry Lawson

A Wife’s Heart: the Untold Story of Bertha and Henry Lawson

Kerrie Davis

An innovative, imaginative work of biography, examining Bertha and Henry Lawson's marriage through a modern lens.

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Nevertheless: A Memoir

Nevertheless: A Memoir

Alec Baldwin

One of the most accomplished and outspoken actors today chronicles the highs and lows of his life in this beautifully written, candid memoir.Over the past three decades, Alec Baldwin has established himself as one of...

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After

Nikki Gemmell

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...

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