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 Memoir

Awards:ABIA Shortlisted Biography Book of the Year - 2019

A powerful and moving memoir about how the current system is letting down children and parents, and breaking dedicated teachers. Devastating, heart-breaking, enraging.
 'Gabbie's story needs to be shouted from the rooftops. She very eloquently shows us why and how education needs to ... read more

Teacher
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Awards:Winner ABIA Biography of the Year - 2019 2019 ABIA Shortlist, Shortlisted Non-Fiction Prize, Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2019 AU; Winner People's Choice Award, Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2019 AU; Shortlisted Best Non-Fiction, Indie Book Awards 2019 AU; Winner People's Choice Prize - Nib Literary Award 2018 AU; Shortlisted Nib Literary Award 2018 AU

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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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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'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

Dark, sharp, blackly funny and powerful, this is memoir, wielded as weapon. Telling the story of a splintered family, a mother who is unlike any other, and her daughters who have no choice but to come to the rescue, The Erratics has the tightly compressed energy of an... read more

The Erratics (Stella winner 2019)
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Former ABC radio presenter Alex Nicol brings back to life the voices and stories of regional Australia from bygone days.

Old Days, Old Ways: Stories from My Radio Days in the Bush
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 Memoir

Awards:Winner ABIA Awards - General Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2019 Shortlisted ABIA General Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2019 Winner Victoria Premier's Literary Award Prize for Literature 2019    

Where have I come from? From the land of rivers, the land of waterfalls, the land of ancient chants, the land of mountains... In 2013, Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani was illegally detained on Manus Island. He has been there ever since. People would run to the mountains ... read more

No Friend but the Mountains
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 Memoir

Reading Level:3

'I swim for every chance to get wasted - after every meet, every weekend, every travel trip. This is what I look forward to and what I tell no one: the burn of it down my throat, to my soul curled up in my lungs, the sharpest pain all over it - it seizes and stretches, becoming alive ... read more

Godspeed: A Memoir
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Out There
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 Memoir

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

A forthright, honest and rousingly brave memoir from a woman who has to live with a highly visible different appearancedue to a rare skin condition.
What she has to live with, and what she confronts on a day to day basis will have you cheering for her and her courage.
Say hello... read more

Say Hello
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 Memoir

"In his new book, Ask a North Korean, Daniel Tudor--a former Economist journalist and current Korean beer entrepreneur-- wants people to understand the true lives of everyday North Koreans. Using translated ess... read more

Ask a North Korean : Defectors Talk About Their Lives Inside the World's Most Secretive Nation
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 Memoir

The follow-up to Fiona Wright's essay collection Small Acts of Disappearance, - winner of the Nita B. Kibble Award and the Queensland Literary Award for Non-fiction shortlisted for the Stella Prize and the NSW Premier's Award for Non-fiction. Our bodies and homes are our shelters, e... read more

The World Was Whole
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