The top 10 bestselling books at Melbourne Writers Festival 2019

A Dream About Lightning Bugs

A Dream About Lightning Bugs

Ben Folds

From genre-defying icon Ben Folds comes a memoir reflecting on art, life and music that is as nuanced, witty and relatable as his cult classic songs.

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On the Other Side of Freedom

On the Other Side of Freedom

DeRay Mckesson

Our work needs no more martyrs. You can fight these fights and live.

$22.99Buy now

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Women, Equality, Power

Women, Equality, Power

Helen Clark

'Helen Clark has reshaped our views on women and politics and the right of women to take up the mantle of political leadership.' PROFESSOR JENNIFER CURTIN, UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND

$39.99Buy now

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Antisemitism: Here and Now

Antisemitism: Here and Now

Deborah E. Lipstadt

The award-winning author of The Eichmann Trial and Denial: Holocaust History on Trial gives us a penetrating and provocative analysis of the hate that will not die, focusing on its current, virulent incarnations on both the...

$32.99Buy now

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 Read reviewWhite Tears, Brown Scars

White Tears, Brown Scars

Ruby Hamad

White Tears/Brown Scars blows open the inconvenient truth that when it comes to race, white entitlement is too often masked by victimhood.

$34.99Buy now

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Dark Emu

Dark Emu

Bruce Pascoe

Contradicts the conventional wisdom that native peoples were primitive hunter-gatherers

$19.99Buy now

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 Read reviewSand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World

Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World

Tyson Yunkaporta

What happens when global systems are viewed from an Indigenous perspective? How does it affect the way we see history, money, power and learning? Could it change the world?

$32.99Buy now

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 Read reviewThe White Girl

The White Girl

Tony Birch

The new novel from Miles-Franklin-shortlisted author Tony Birch.

$29.95Buy now

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 Special priceThe Museum of Broken Relationships: Modern Love in 203 Everyday Objects

The Museum of Broken Relationships: Modern Love in 203 Everyday Objects

Olinka Vistica, Drazen Grubisic

From the tiny museum that has become an international phenomenon comes a delightful, crowd-sourced gift book: a lively, poignant celebration of modern love

$12.95Buy now

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 Read reviewMonuments

Monuments

Will Kostakis

Monuments is the first book in an exciting new duology from YA star, Will Kostakis.

$19.99Buy now

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