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 Memoir

A powerful and moving memoir about how the current system is letting down children and parents, and breaking dedicated teachers. Devastating, heart-breaking, enraging.

Teacher
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 Memoir

'Unquestionably the king of comic writing . . . Calypso is both funnier and more heartbreaking than pretty much anything out there' Hadley Freeman, Guardian
If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're get... read more

Calypso
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 Memoir

Scorching, self-scouring: a young woman finds her steel and learns to wield it' - Helen Garner'Brutal, brave and utterly compelling...I can't remember a book I devoured with such intensity, nor one that moved me so profoundly' Rebecca Starford, author of Bad Behaviour and co-founder of K... read more

Eggshell Skull
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 Memoir

Some witnesses to the shooting say otherwise, though, and this act of aggression doesn't fit with the sweet, sensitive, but troubled young man that Elijah's family and friends knew him to be. The shooting devastates Elijah's family and the police officer alike. So what happened in t... read more

Waiting for Elijah
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 Memoir

Violence, treachery and cruelty run through the generational veins of Rick Morton's family. A horrific accident thrusts his mother and siblings into a world impossible for them to navigate, a life of poverty and drug addiction One Hundred Years of Dirtis an unflinching memo... read more

One Hundred Years of Dirt
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 Memoir

A powerful, inspiring memoir from Kon Karapanagiotidis, founder of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, which argues that by putting community, love and compassion at the centre of our lives, we have the power to change our world. 'I hope you take from this book the message that we a... read more

The Power of Hope
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 Biography

Fourteen-year-old Jade Hameister had a dream: to complete the Polar Hat Trick.In 2015, she skied to the North Pole. In 2016, she completed the Greenland Crossing. In 2018, she arrived at the South Pole.This is the story of an adventurer who never gave up - who set herself incredib... read more

My Polar Dream
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Having survived a brush with cancer, Helen Brown, happily married with three grown children, took stock of her comfortable suburban life and found it wanting. So when she was invited to visit New York, the city that never sleeps, she seized the day and... read more

Bono: The Rescue Cat Who Helped Me Find My Way Home
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 Memoir

Stand-up comedians Mandy Nolan and Ellen Briggs have joined forces for the first time to write a very funny collection of stories that examines what it means to be a woman, in today's social media dominated world. And it ain't always easy. Thanks to biology, ageing and the complex require... read more

Women Like Us
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 Memoir

Writingand mental illness make excellent bedfellows, for better or worse. The Rapids - creative and courageous -is an extraordinary personal memoir peppered with film and literary criticism,as well as family history. With reflections on artists such as Carrie Fisher,... read more

The Rapids: Ways of Looking at Mania
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 Memoir

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Out There
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 Memoir

For the young James Jeffrey, the day his parents split was like the splitting of the atom. Life took on a seismic instability filled with madness and strain and vendetta and daftness and acts of love, both beautiful and misguided. Yet, what could have been a calamitous upb... read more

My Family and Other Animus
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