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 Non-Fiction

Awards:Winner of Pulizter Prize for Biography 2017 Shortlisted for Costa Biography Award 2016 Shortlisted for Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2016. WINNER OF THE SLIGHTLY FOXED BEST FIRST BIOGRAPHY PRIZE ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES' TOP 10 BOOKS OF 2016 

The Return is at once a universal and an intensely personal tale. It is an exquisite meditation on how history and politics can bear down on an individual life. And yet Hisham Matar's memoir isn't just about the burden of the past, but the consola... read more

The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between
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 Crime

The assassination of Donald Mackay was meant to solve a problem for the mafia. Instead it roused the law-abiding citizens of Griffith to fight against the powerful criminal elements who had made their town synonymous with drugs and murder. Drawing on the personal diaries and memories of... read more

Griffith Wars RE
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I drank Normandy farmhouse cider, ate strawberries dipped in red wine then sugar, and tasted truffles and soft goat cheeses for the first time. I returned to Australia inspired to become a food writer. France bewitched Barbara Santich as a st... read more

Wild Asparagus, Wild Strawberries: Two Years in France
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Few books have had such an impact as Wild Swans a popular bestseller and a critically acclaimed history of China that opened up the country to the world. Through the story of three generations of women in her own family-the grandmother given to the warlord as... read more

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China
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 Auto-Biography

Series:Biography Ser.

Throughout my years of practice, people have often asked me why I decided to specialise in sexual health. The question is not surprising given that sexual health doctors are not held in the same regard as those who work in other medical specialties ... We sexua... read more

Tell Me I'm Okay: A Doctor's Story
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 Crime

The abduction, rape and murderof 26 year old nurse Anita Cobbyin the Western Sydney suburb ofBlacktown in February 1986 shockedhardened detectives, the widercommunity and ultimately the entirenation.That five young men from adjoiningsuburbs were responsible localthieves and hoods with nothin... read more

Anita Cobby
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Straight from the front line of urban America, the inspiring story of one fiercely determined teacher and her remarkable students.As an idealistic twenty-three-year-old English teac... read more

The Freedom Writers Diary: How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them
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 Non-Fiction

Inspired by the Uluru Statement from the Heart, and featuring outstanding Indigenous writers, First Things Firstis an urgent, nuanced and robust call to listen, hear and respond to questions of constitutional recognition. More than two centuries after Europea... read more

Griffith Review 60 First Things First
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The dazzling story of Tommy Nutter, the Savile Row tailor who reshaped the silhouette of men's fashion - and his rock photographer brother, David, who captured it all on film From an early age, there was something different about Tommy and David Nu... read more

House of Nutter - The Rebel Tailor of Savile Row
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Paul Barry's THE RISE AND RISE OF KERRY PACKER is a classic piece of Australian non-fiction publishing. Originally released in 1993 when Packer was still alive, it has sold well over a quarter of a million copies and is widely seen as the definitive book ... read more

The Rise and Rise of Kerry Packer Uncut
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 Auto-Biography

One day in early spring, Dorrit Weger is checked into the Second Reserve Bank Unit for biological material. She is promised a nicely furnished apartment inside the Unit, where she will make new friends, enjoy the state of the art recreation facilities, and live the few remaining days o... read more

The Unit
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 Biography

Nicholas Frankel presents a new and revisionary account of Wilde's final years, spent in poverty and exile on the European continent following his release from an English prison for the crime of "gross indecency" between men. Oscar Wilde: The Unrepentant Years ch... read more

Oscar Wilde: The Unrepentant Years
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