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Awards:Shortlisted for Ondaatje Prize 2016.

THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLERSome people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first son of a shepherd himself, he and his family have lived and worked in and around the Lake Dis... read more

The Shepherd's Life - A Tale of the Lake District
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Brutal, brave, hilarious - a full-frontal memoir about surviving the very worst that life can throw at you. Rosie Waterland has never been cool. Growing up in housing commission, Rosie was cursed with a near perfect, beautiful older sister who dressed like Mariah Carey on a Best Less... read more

Anti Cool Girl
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 Biography

'Against anything I had ever been told was possible, I was turning white. On the surface of my skin, a miracle was quietly brewing ...' Suburban Australia. Sweltering heat. Three bedroom blonde-brick. Family of five. Beat-up Ford Falcon. Vegemite on toast. Maxine Beneba Clarke's lif... read more

The Hate Race
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"Writing about yourself is a funny business...But in a project like this, the writer has made one promise, to show the reader his mind. In these pages, I've tried to do this." -Bruce Springsteen, from the pages of Born to Run In 2009, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed at... read more

Born to Run
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Awards:Shortlisted for Queensland Literary Awards: Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year 2016.

In 2009 Elspeth Muir's youngest brother finished his last university exam and went out with some mates to get drunk. Later that night he wandered to the Story Bridge. He put his phone, wallet, T-shirt and thongs on the walkway, climbed over the r... read more

Wasted - A Story of Alcohol, Grief and a Death in Brisbane
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Gloria Steinem:writer, activist, organizer, and inspiring leader:now tells a story she has never told before, a candid account of her life as a traveler, a listener, and a catalyst for change. When people ask me why I still have hope and energy after all these years, I always sa... read more

My Life on the Road
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One of five children from a poverty-stricken home in rural Tasmania, Alannah Hill grew up with fear and chaos her constant companions. She left home at age fifteen, her mother's critical voice embedded in her brain, and began to reinvent hers... read more

Butterfly on a Pin: A Memoir of Love, Despair and Reinvention
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Awards:Winner of ABIA Awards - Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year 2017 (Australia). Short-listed for Indie Book Awards - Best Non-fiction 2017 (Australia) and ABIA Awards - General Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2017 (Australia) and ABA Nielsen BookData Booksellers Choice Award 2017 (Australia).

'A friend recently told me that the things I write are powerful for her because they have the effect of making her feel angry instead of just empty. I want to do this for all women and young girls - to take the emptiness and numbness they fee... read more

Fight Like A Girl: Raise Voices. Raise Courage. Raise the Flag.
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 Essays

Awards:Winner of Kibble Award for Literature 1997 (Australia).

Helen Garner visits the morgue, and goes cruising on a Russian ship. She sees women giving birth, and gets the sack for teaching her students about sex. She attends a school dance and a gun show. She writes about dreaming, about turning fifty, and the sto... read more

True Stories: The Collected Short Non-Fiction
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From Cairo to Canberra - the irresistible story of an irrespressible woman 'Anne Aly's ... influence will be felt for years to come ... It sinks in how significant she may be to public life.' - The Good Weekend In 2016, Anne Aly was the first Australian Muslim w... read more

Finding My Place: From Cairo to Canberra
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Awards:Shortlisted for James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Biography) 2014 and William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2013.

Cast aside by his family at an early age, abandoned and left to fend for himself in the woods of Washington State, young Joe Rantz turns to rowing as a way of escaping his past. What follows is an extraordinary journey, as Joe and eight other working-class boys exchange the swe... read more

The Boys in the Boat
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Awards:Short-listed for Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Non-Fiction 2017 (Australia). Long-listed for Indie Book Award for Non-fiction 2018 (Australia).

Before she was a trauma cleaner, Sandra Pankhurst was many things- husband and father, drag queen, gender reassignment patient, sex worker, small businesswoman, trophy wife. But as a little boy, raised in violence and excluded from the family home, she just wanted to belong. Now she... read more

The Trauma Cleaner
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