Stories from refugees & asylum seekers

The Lost Boy

The Lost Boy

Ayik Chut Deng

In episode 1 of the Ray Martin fronted SBS series Look me in the eye two South Sudanese migrants now resident in Brisbane sat across from each other.

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No Friend but the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

No Friend but the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

Behrouz Boochani, Omid Tofighian

Written in secrecy on a contraband mobile phone from Manus detention centre by journalist Behrouz Boochani, No Friend but the Mountains became the bestselling, award-winning book of 2018.

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We Are Here

We Are Here

Fiona Harari

These are the last adult witnesses - in their own words.

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First, They Erased Our Name: A Rohingya Speaks

First, They Erased Our Name: A Rohingya Speaks

Habiburahman, Sophie Ansel

For the first time, a Rohingya speaks up to expose the persecution facing his people

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The Best We Could Do

The Best We Could Do

Thi Bui

Now in paperback, Thi Sui's intimate and moving portrait of her family's journey from their war-torn home in Vietnam to their new lives in America

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My Country: A Syrian Memoir

My Country: A Syrian Memoir

Kassem Eid

An unforgettable memoir of growing up in Syria under al-Assad's regime, surviving a gas attack, and rallying worldwide support to break the siege of cities across the country, with a foreword by Janine di Giovanni.

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Unpolished Gem

Unpolished Gem

Alice Pung

Offers a vivid and ironic sense of two worlds. Combines the story of Pung's life growing up in suburban Footscray, with the inherited stories of the women in her family.

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The Happiest Refugee: My Journey from Tragedy to Comedy

The Happiest Refugee: My Journey from Tragedy to Comedy

Anh Do

The laugh-out-loud, reach-for-your-hanky story of one of Australia's best-loved comedians.

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The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives

The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives

Viet Thanh Nguyen, David Bezmozgis, Thi Bui, Reyna Grande

An anthology of personal essays on the refugee experience from twenty leading refugee writers, edited by Viet Thanh Nguyen, the critically-acclaimed, best-selling author of The Sympathizer. 

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We Refugees

We Refugees

Emma Larking

They are our neighbours, ancestors, friends; not a tide or a crisis but a test of our imagination. The stories, essays and poetry in this beautiful anthology bridge cultural divides to offer hope and healing. A fundraiser for the...

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The Ungrateful Refugee

The Ungrateful Refugee

Dina Nayeri

A timely, provocative and agenda-setting examination of the refugee experience

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Going Back

Going Back

Dr Munjed Al Muderis, Patrick Weaver

Munjed's new book is once more a journey, but this time in taking him across the world on a quest to save others rather than himself.  

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The Writing on the Wall

The Writing on the Wall

Juliet Rieden

In 1939, as Hitler's troops are marching on Prague, a Jewish couple makes a heartbreaking decision that will save their eight-year-old son's life but change their family forever.

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Walking Free

Walking Free

Munjed Al Muderis, Patrick Weaver

One man's phenomenal tale of escaping a death sentence in Iraq, surviving the Australian Refugee system and becoming a pioneering surgeon at the forefront of Orthopaedic medicine.

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