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Sister Girl: Reflections on Tiddaism, Identity and Reconciliation (New Edition)

Sister Girl: Reflections on Tiddaism, Identity and Reconciliation (New Edition)

Jackie Huggins

A new edition of seminal Tiddaist classic by Murri historian and activist Jackie Huggins, featuring timely and compelling speeches and essays.

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Black and Blue

Black and Blue

Veronica Gorrie

The story of an Aboriginal woman who worked as a police officer and fought for justice both within and beyond the Australian police force.

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Constructing a Nervous System: A Memoir

Constructing a Nervous System: A Memoir

Margo Jefferson

The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic and acclaimed author of Negroland boldly and brilliantly fuses cultural analysis and memoir to probe race, class, family and art.

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Little Weirds

Little Weirds

Jenny Slate

An essay collection from actor and stand-up comedian, Jenny Slate

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All About Yves: Notes from a Transition

All About Yves: Notes from a Transition

Yves Rees

A timely and thought-provoking memoir about the trans experience.

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Jack of Hearts QX11594

Jack of Hearts QX11594

Jackie Huggins, Ngaire Jarro

An affectionate portrait and a moving account of courage in wartime which helps a reader understand the sacrifices made by our soldiers.

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After the Tampa

After the Tampa

Abbas Nazari

The heart-rending story of a child 'Tampa' refugee who grew up to become a Fulbright scholar, highlighting the plight and potential of refugees everywhere.

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How to Be Between

How to Be Between

Bastian Fox Phelan

In How to Be Between, Bastian Fox Phelan explores how something as seemingly trivial as facial hair can act as a catalyst for a never-ending series of questions about the self

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 Read reviewBedtime Story

Bedtime Story

Chloe Hooper

From the best-selling author of The Tall Man and The Arsonist, a personal tale about death, life and the enchantment of stories. With illustrations by Anna Walker.

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Caught in the Act: A Memoir by Courtney Act

Caught in the Act: A Memoir by Courtney Act

Shane Jenek

Caught in the Act is about our journey towards understanding gender, sexuality and identity. It's an often hilarious and at times heartbreaking memoir from a beloved drag and entertainment icon.

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The Uncaged Sky: My 804 days in an Iranian prison

The Uncaged Sky: My 804 days in an Iranian prison

Kylie Moore-Gilbert

The extraordinary true story of Kylie Moore-Gilbert's fight to survive 804 days imprisoned in Iran.

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 Read reviewHow We Love: Notes on a Life

How We Love: Notes on a Life

Clementine Ford

A deeply personal exploration of love in all its forms from a feminist icon and bestselling author of Fight Like a Girl and Boys Will Be Boys.

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Apollo and Thelma: A True Tall Tale

Apollo and Thelma: A True Tall Tale

Jon Faine

A humorous and quintessentially Australian story, from broadcaster Jon Faine, a trusted and respected observer of Australian life

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 Special priceBob Hawke

Bob Hawke

Troy Bramston

The definitive full-life biography of Australia's 23rd prime minister; the only one that Hawke cooperated with after exiting the prime ministership.

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Abracadabra

Abracadabra

Robert Dessaix

Abracadabra is brimming with the thoughtful, witty and humorous observations for which Dessaix is known, and proves, once again, that his way with words is equally magical on the stage as it is on the page

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Speaking in Tongues

Speaking in Tongues

Tom Tilley

Tom Tilley made a career of telling other people's stories. Now he tells his own, of growing up in a Pentecostal church and what happened when he broke free ...

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 Read reviewFound, Wanting

Found, Wanting

Natasha Sholl

This is a book for anyone who has ever loved someone who has died. Or who has ever loved someone. Because grief is the language of love, after all.

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 Read reviewThe Most Important Job in the World

The Most Important Job in the World

Gina Rushton

A powerful, compelling and forensic analysis of the role of motherhood in society today, and the competing forces that draw us towards and away from it.

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 Read reviewChildless: A Story of Freedom and Longing

Childless: A Story of Freedom and Longing

Sian Prior

A compelling, personal and fearless examination of a life lived without children of one's own, from Melbourne writer, broadcaster and journalist Sian Prior.

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 Read reviewMy Accidental Career

My Accidental Career

Brenda Niall

Australia's leading biographer Brenda Niall, now in her nineties, turns the spotlight on her own story in this fascinating memoir of a remarkable life and career

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 Read reviewHoly Woman: A Divine Adventure

Holy Woman: A Divine Adventure

Louise Omer

Louise Omer was a Pentecostal preacher and faithful wife. But when her marriage crumbled, so did her beliefs.

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Growing Up in Country Australia

Growing Up in Country Australia

Rick Morton

Black Inc.'s bestselling Growing Up series goes to the country

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 Read reviewRaised by Wolves: A Memoir with Bite

Raised by Wolves: A Memoir with Bite

Jess Ho

Fierce, funny and razor-sharp, Raised by Wolves is a potent coming of age story from a savage new voice.

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 Read reviewbig beautiful female theory

big beautiful female theory

Eloise Grills

An anarchic and vital memoir unlike anything you've read before

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 Read reviewHow to End a Story: Diaries 1995-1998

How to End a Story: Diaries 1995-1998

Helen Garner

The third instalment of diaries from the inimitable Helen Garner covers four eventful years in the life of one of Australia's most treasured writers.

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Love Stories

Love Stories

Trent Dalton

Trent Dalton, Australia's best-loved writer, goes out into the world and asks a simple, direct question: 'Can you please tell me a love story?'

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Putting the Rabbit in the Hat

Putting the Rabbit in the Hat

Brian Cox

Long-awaited memoir by the legendary star of Succession, Brian Cox.

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Good Pop, Bad Pop

Good Pop, Bad Pop

Jarvis Cocker

The funny, revealing, surprising and highly original memoir from Jarvis Cocker

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The Boy in the Dress

The Boy in the Dress

Jonathan Butler

The Boy in the Dress exhumes secrets of life on the home front during World War II, where tensions between soldiers boiled over, new expressions of sexuality flourished and the threat of invasion catapulted the status quo into...

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Leaping into Waterfalls: The Enigmatic Gillian Mears

Leaping into Waterfalls: The Enigmatic Gillian Mears

Bernadette Brennan

Leaping into Waterfalls explores the rich, tumultuous life of Gillian Mears, one of Australia's most significant writers of the last forty years.

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Unknown: A Refugee's Story

Unknown: A Refugee’s Story

Akuch Kuol Anyieth

A moving, confronting and ultimately uplifting story about a young girl's escape, with her family, from war-torn South Sudan to Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, and then to Australia.

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